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Tony Pauline's Top 12 Defensive Tackles

Tony Pauline from Sports Illustrated and offers comprehensive position-by-position rankings of the draft prospects for's draft coverage.

Here is my list of the top 12 defensive tackles as well as a link to my extensive list of all the defensive tackles I expect to be drafted. Later today, I'll post my outside linebacker rankings. On Wednesday, I'll wrap things up with the middle linebacker, cornerback and safety positions.

You can click on the player's name and get a detailed scouting report on each of the players I have ranked in the top 12.

Tony Pauline's Top 12 Defensive Tackles
1Ndamukong SuhNebraska1st
2Gerald McCoyOklahoma1st
3Dan WilliamsTennessee1st
4Jared OdrickPenn State1st
5Tyson AlualaCalifornia1st-2nd
6Brian PriceUCLA2nd
7Linval JosephEast Carolina2nd
8Terrence CodyAlabama2nd
9Cam ThomasNorth Carolina2nd
10Lamarr HoustonTexas2nd-3rd
11Earl MitchellArizona2nd-3rd
12Arthur JonesSyracuse3rd
*Grade refers to round player is expected to be drafted.
Click here for the list of all the defensive tackles I expect to be drafted.

-- Posted by Tony Pauline, 8:00 a.m., April 20

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