Building the Most Accurate War Room Draftboard on the Web
Top 100 Prospects
for the 2017 NFL Draft
UPDATE:  04-25-17
by Doug Martz, of DraftBoardGuru.com

Among the Top 100:  (7) QB(8) RB(11) WR(6) TE(13) OL
(7) DL(17) Edge-Rushers(6) LB(15) CB, &  (10) S
45 offensive players and 55 defensive players
56 Seniors and 44 Underclassmen
Note:  Overall positional rank is found in the far right column


Doug Martz's Top 100 draft
board has had the top average
score (83.4) over the past five
years according to The Huddle
Report, which tracks the top 
draft analysts in the nation
(see link below)






1 Myles Garrett Edge Texas A&M jr 1
2 Jamal Adams S LSU jr 1
3 Solomon Thomas Edge Stanford rSo 2
4 Leonard Fournette RB LSU jr 1
5 Jonathan Allen DL Alabama SR 1
6 O.J. Howard TE Alabama SR 1
7 Quincy Wilson CB Florida jr 1
8 Malik Hooker S Ohio State rSo 2
9 Corey Davis WR Western Michigan SR 1
10 Marshon Lattimore CB Ohio State rSo 2
11 Christian McCaffrey RB Stanford jr 2
12 Mike Williams WR Clemson rJr 2
13 Reuben Foster LB Alabama SR 1
14 Haason Reddick LB Temple rSR 2
15 Derek Barnett Edge Tennessee jr 3
16 Deshaun Watson QB Clemson jr 1
17 Cam Robinson OT Alabama jr 1
18 David Njoku TE Miami rSo 2
19 Marlon Humphrey CB Alabama rSo 3
20 Dalvin Cook RB Florida State jr 3
21 Mitchell Trubisky QB North Carolina rJr 2
22 Forrest Lamp OG/T Western Kentucky rSR 1
23 Jarrad Davis LB Florida SR 3
24 Garett Bolles OT Utah jr 2
25 Ryan Ramczyk OT Wisconsin rJr 3
26 Patrick Mahomes II QB Texas Tech jr 3
27 John Ross WR Washington rJr 3
28 Charles Harris Edge Missouri rJr 4
29 Tre'Davious White CB LSU SR 4
30 Adoree' Jackson CB USC jr 5
31 Takkarist McKinley Edge UCLA SR 5
32 Kevin King CB Washington SR 6
33 Evan Engram TE Ole Miss SR 3
34 Obi Melifonwu S/CB Connecticut rSR 3
35 T.J. Watt Edge Wisconsin rJr 6
36 Zay Jones WR East Carolina SR 4
37 DeShone Kizer QB Notre Dame rSo 4
38 Budda Baker S Washington jr 4
39 Jordan Willis Edge Kansas State SR 7
40 Chidobe Awuzie CB/S Colorado SR 7
41 Taco Charlton Edge Michigan SR 8
42 Malik McDowell DL Michigan State jr 2
43 Marcus Maye S Florida rSR 5
44 Davis Webb QB California SR 5
45 Zach Cunningham LB Vanderbilt rJr 4
46 Tyus Bowser Edge Houston SR 9
47 Dion Dawkins OG/T Temple SR 2
48 JuJu Smith-Schuster WR USC jr 5
49 Josh Jones S N.C. State rJr 6
50 Alvin Kamara RB Tennessee rJr 4
51 Chris Wormley DL Michigan rSR 3
52 Marcus Williams S Utah jr 7
53 Tarell Basham Edge Ohio SR 10
54 Dan Feeney OG Indiana rSR 3
55 Isaac Asiata OG Utah rSR 4
56 Curtis Samuel WR/RB Ohio State jr 6
57 Taylor Moton OT/G Western Michigan rSR 4
58 Ryan Anderson Edge Alabama rSR 11
59 Jabrill Peppers S/LB Michigan rSo 8
60 Tanoh Kpassagnon DL Villanova SR 4
61 Chris Godwin WR Penn Sate jr 7
62 Derek Rivers Edge Youngstown State SR 12
63 Raekwon McMillan LB Ohio State jr 5
64 Gerald Everett TE South Alabama rSR 4
65 Dalvin Tomlinson DL Alabama rSR 5
66 Tim Williams Edge Alabama SR 13
67 Joe Mixon RB Oklahoma rSo 5
68 Cordrea Tankersley CB Clemson SR 8
69 Carlos Henderson WR Louisiana Tech rJr 8
70 Cooper Kupp WR Eastern Washington rSR 9
71 Larry Ogunjobi DL Charlotte rSR 6
72 Antonio Garcia OT Troy rSR 5
73 Fabian Moreau CB UCLA rSR 9
74 Dorian Johnson OG Pittsburgh SR 5
75 Daeshon Hall Edge Texas A&M SR 14
76 Teez Tabor CB Florida jr 10
77 Ahkello Witherspoon CB Colorado rSR 11
78 Dawuane Smoot Edge Illinois SR 15
79 Pat Elflein C/OG Ohio State rSR 6
80 Adam Shaheen TE Ashland rJr 5
81 Cam Sutton CB Tennessee SR 12
82 Duke Riley LB LSU SR 6
83 DeMarcus Walker Edge Florida State SR 16
84 Damontae Kazee CB San Diego State rSR 13
85 Julie'n Davenport OT Bucknell SR 6
86 Ethan Pocic C/OG LSU SR 7
87 Sidney Jones CB Washington jr 14
88 Montravius Adams DL Auburn SR 7
89 Nate Peterman QB Pittsburgh rSR 6
90 Justin Evans S Texas A&M SR 9
91 Kareem Hunt RB Toledo SR 6
92 Josh Reynolds WR Texas A&M SR 10
93 Samaje Perine RB Oklahoma jr 7
94 Shaquill Griffin CB UCF SR 15
95 Carl Lawson Edge Auburn rJr 17
96 Desmond King S/CB Iowa SR 10
97 Josh Dobbs QB Tennessee SR 7
98 ArDarius Stewart WR Alabama rJr 11
99 D'Onta Foreman RB Texas jr 8
100 Jake Butt TE Michigan SR 6
The "Top 100 Projection" is that item at DraftBoardGuru.com for which the credibility of the site has been built over the past decade.  It is my hope in 2017 to once again provide an accurate, well-studied, researched, and polished list for my draft colleagues, friends, and the enthusiasts that visit this website.  This site strives to be the best at two things:  Projecting the Top 100 prospects and slotting the players into a very close coordinate to where they will be expected to be drafted (see Offensive and Defensive Value Boards)  Please give me feedback and/or constructive criticism to this list via email (coachdmartz@hotmail.com) or twitter (twitter.com/DraftBoardGuru).  - Doug Martz
The Huddle Report (http://thehuddlereport.com) does exceptional reporting and collaboration on media/website success within the NFL Draft.  I've been a member of their scoring for nine years now, going on ten this year.  They are an incredible site with the ultimate level of credibility.  Please check them out! (see link below)
Previously scored results by the Huddle Report, THE BEST and MOST RECOGNIZED name in scoring collaboration:
86-(2016);  83-(2015);  81-(2014);  85-(2013);  82-(2012);  81-(2011);  82-(2010);  78-(2009);  84-(2008)
Over the most recent five-year span that the Huddle Report has scored this site,
the average is at 83.4, which is currently first in the nation during that time.


Note about Top 100 List:
Although Top 100 sounds easy, quick, and painless (like a 10-minute job)...  nothing could be further from the truth.  Designing and narrowing this list down from an initial group of over 700+ to a chunk of 100 guys that will go in the first 100 selections is the hardest line of work for draft preparations.  It's also my favorite here at DraftBoardGuru.com.  The process involves as much naked-eye assessment of how these players are slotted into a draft position as possible.  Along with that, keen research on official team visits, pro-day workouts, and combine workouts are extremely valuable. Special consideration is also given to the regular season collegiate games and how the players did against other good (draftable) athletes.  The part of the Top 100 that's easy is the first 50.  It's that next 50 that takes hours upon hours to narrow down.  Finally, it's the players from #80 to #100 that makes the difference to whether this list can be credible or not.  The difference between scoring in the high 80's on this task (a good score) and getting a 70 depends on what happens in the final half of round three of the NFL draft.  Although mock drafting and building draftboards are fun, they pail in comparison to the workload involved in the slotting of players into a successful Top 100 list.