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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
Rank Name School Grade
1 Ndamukong Suh Nebraska 1st
2 Gerald McCoy Oklahoma 1st
3 Dan Williams Tennessee 1st
4 Jared Odrick Penn State 1st
5 Tyson Aluala California 1st-2nd
6 Brian Price UCLA 2nd
7 Linval Joseph East Carolina 2nd
8 Terrence Cody Alabama 2nd
9 Cam Thomas North Carolina 2nd
10 Lamarr Houston Texas 2nd-3rd
11 Earl Mitchell Arizona 2nd-3rd
12 Arthur Jones Syracuse 3rd
*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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