Scott Wagner’s Draft Rankings

Here are my draft rankings for the 2011 NFL Draft

Quarterback

1. Cameron Newton – Auburn
2. Blaine Gabbert – Missouri
3. Christian Ponder – Florida State
4. Andy Dalton – TCU
5. Colin Kaepernick – Nevada
6. Jake Locker – Washington
7. Ryan Mallett – Arkansas
8. Ricky Stanzi – Iowa
9. Scott Tolzien – Wisconsin
10. Pat Devlin – Delaware

Running Back

1. Mark Ingram – Alabama
2. Kendall Hunter – Oklahoma State
3. Daniel Thomas – Kansas State
4. Jordan Todman – Connecticut
5. Ryan Williams – Virginia Tech
6. Mikel LeShoure – Illinois
7. Alex Green – Hawaii
8. Delone Carter – Syracuse
9. Dion Lewis – Pittsburgh
9. Shane Vereen – California
10.Roy Helu – Nebraska
11. Demarco Murray – Oklahoma
12. Derrick Locke – Kentucky
13. Da’Rel Scott – Maryland
14. Anthony Allen – Georgia Tech
15. Jacquizz Rodgers – Oregon State

Fullback

1. Owen Marecic – Stanford
2. Henry Hynoski – Pittsburgh
3. Charles Clay – Tulsa
4. Anthony Sherman – Connecticut
5. Stanley Havili – USC

Wide Receiver

1. A.J. Green – Georgia
2. Julio Jones – Alabama
3. Leonard Hankerson – Miami
4. Torrey Smith – Maryland
5. Jonathan Baldwin – Pittsburgh
6. Randall Cobb – Kentucky
7. Titus Young – Boise State
8. Jerrel Jernigan – Troy
9. Tandon Doss – Indiana
10. Austin Pettis – Boise State
11. Terrance Tolliver – LSU
12. Jeremy Kerley – TCU
13. Niles Paul – Nebraska
14. Greg Little – North Carolina
15. Vincent Brown – San Diego State
16. Jeff Maehl – Oregon
17. Ronald Johnson – USC
18. Cecil Shorts III – Mount Union
19. Dwayne Harris – East Carolina
20. Greg Salas – Hawaii

Tight End

1. Kyle Rudolph
2. D.J. Williams – Arkansas
3. Lance Kendricks – Wisconsin
4. Luke Stocker – Tennessee
5. Virgil Green – Nevada
6. Charles Gantt – Michigan State
7. Jordan Cameron – USC
8. Rob Housler – Florida Atlantic
9. Lee Smith – Marshall
10. Schuylar Oordt – Northern Iowa

Offensive Tackle

1. Nate Solder – Colorado
2. Gabe Carimi – Wisconsin
3. Anthony Castonzo – Boston College
4. Tyron Smith – USC
5. Derek Sherrod – Mississippi State
6. Ben Ijalana – Villanova
7. Marcus Gilbert – Florida
8. James Brewer – Indiana
9. James Carpenter – Alabama
10. Derek Newton – Arkansas State

Guard / Center

1. Danny Watkins – Baylor
2. Mike Pouncey – Florida
3. John Moffitt – Wisconsis
4. Marcus Cannon – TCU
5. Rodney Hudson – Florida State
6. Stefen Wisniewski – Penn State
7. Jason Pinkston – Pittsburgh
8. Zach Hurd – Connecticut
9. Brandon Fusco – Slippery Rock
10. Jason Kelce – Cincinnati

Defense (3-4 Personnel)

Defensive End

1. Marcell Dareus – Alabama
2. Cameron Jordan – California
3. Nick Fairley – Auburn
4. Cameron Heyward – Ohio State
5. J.J. Watt – Wisconsin
6. Muhammad Wilkerson – Temple
7. Kenrick Ellis – Hampton
8. Adrian Clayborn – Iowa
9. Jarvis Jenkins – Clemson
10. Lawrence Guy – Arizona State

Nose Tackle

1. Stephen Paea – Oregon State
2. Phil Taylor – Baylor
3. Marvin Austin – North Carolina
4. Jerrell Powe – Mississippi
5. Ian Williams – Notre Dame
6. Sione Fua – Stanford
7. Jurrell Casey – USC
8. Kenrick Ellis – Hampton
9. Terrell McClain – South Florida
10. Chris Nield – West Virginia

Outside Linebacker

1. Von Miller – Texas A&M
2. Robert Quinn – North Carolina
3. Aldon Smith – Missouri
4. Ryan Kerrigan – Purdue
5. Justin Houston – Georgia
6. Brooks Reed – Arizona
7. Jabaal Sheard – Pittsburgh
8. Sam Acho – Texas
9. Akeem Ayers – UCLA
10 Chris Carter – Fresno State
11. Dontay Moch – Nevada
12. Steven Friday – Virginia Tech
13. Ricky Elmore – Arizona
14. K.J. Wright – Mississippi State
15. Jeremy Beal – Oklahoma

Inside Linebacker

1. Martez Wilson – Illinois
2. Mason Foster – Washington
3. Kelvin Sheppard – LSU
4. Quan Sturdivant – North Carolina
5. Greg Jones – Michigan State
6. Colin McCarthy – Miami
7. Nate Irving – North Carolina State
8. Mario Harvey – Marshall
9. Casey Matthews – Oregon
10. Ross Homan – Ohio State

Cornerback

1. Patrick Peterson – LSU
2. Prince Amukamara – Nebraska
3. Jimmy Smith – Colorado
4. Brandon Harris – Miami
5. Aaron Williams – Texas
6. Curtis Brown – Texas
7. Brandon Burton – Utah
8. Johnny Patrick – Louisville
9. Davon House – New Mexico State
10. Marcus Gilchrist – Clemson
11. Ras-I Dowling – Virginia
12. Jalil Brown – Colorado
13. Chimdi Chekwa – Ohio State
14. Rashad Carmichael – Virginia Tech
15. Shareece Wright – USC

Safety

1. Patrick Peterson – LSU
2. Aaron Williams – Texas
3. Rahim Moore – UCLA
4. Ras-I Dowling – Virginia
5. Marcus Gilchrist – Clemson
6. Quinton Carter – Oklahoma
7. DeAndre McDaniel – Clemson
8. Deunta Williams – North Carolina
9. Robert Sands – West Virgina
10. Ahmad Black – Florida
11. Richard Sherman – Stanford
12. Tyler Sash – Iowa
13. Jeron Johnson – Boise State
14. Jaiquawn Jarrett – Temple
15. Da’Norris Searcy – North Carolina


  • josh meeker

    I would be thrilled if the 49ers walked away with Von Miller in rd 1 and Christian Ponder-who played a pro style offense at FSU in rd 2.

  • Hunterboyz

    If this is indeed a ranking system, then the author is clearly sleeping on some guys!