Al Dupuy’s early 2021 NFL Draft top offensive prospects

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Trevor Lawrence
(Photo: Parker Waters)

Here’s a brief, early look at skill offensive prospects for the 2021 NFL Draft:

Quarterbacks
Trevor Lawrence, Clemson (6-6, 220) junior
High school Cartersville, Georgia
2019 passing stats: att. 407, comp. 268, yds. 3665, TDs 36, INTs 8

Justin Fields, Ohio State (6-2, 223) junior
High school Harrison High, Kennesaw, Georgia
2019 passing stats: att. 354, comp. 238, yds. 3273, TDs 41, INTs 3

Jamie Newman, Georgia (6-4, 230) redshirt junior
High school Graham, North Carolina
2019 passing stats: att. 361, comp. 220, yds. 2868, TDs 26, INTs 11

Trey Lance, North Dakota State (6-3, 221) redshirt sophomore
High school Marshall, Minnesota
2019 passing stats: att. 287, comp. 192, yds. 2786, TDs 28, INTs 0

Tanner Morgan, Minnesota (6-2, 215) redshirt) junior
High school: Ryle High, Union, Kentucky
2019 passing stats: att. 318, comp. 210, yds. 3253, TDs 30, INTs 7

Other QB prospects that could rise:
Brock Purdy, Iowa State (6-0, 202) junior
Kyle Trask, Florida (6-4, 234) redshirt junior
J. T. Daniels, Georgia (6-3, 210) redshirt sophomore
Sam Ehinger, Texas (6-3, 230) senior
K. J. Costello, Mississippi State (6-5, 222) redshirt junior
Kellen Mond, Texas A&M (6-3, 217) senior
Shane Buechele, SMU (6-1, 205) senior
Desmond Ritter, Cincinnati (6-4, 215) redshirt junior
Felepe Franks, Arkansas (6-6, 219) redshirt senior
Mac Jones, Alabama (6-2, 205) junior

Running backs
Travis Etienne, Clemson (5-10, 210) senior
High school: Jennings, Louisiana
2019 passing stats: att. 207, yds. 1614, avg. 7.8, TDs 19

Najee Harris, Alabama (6-2, 230) senior
High school: Antioch, California
2019 stats: att. 387, yds .2377, avg. 6.1, TDs 20

Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State (6-1, 207) redshirt junior
High school: Bev Facey Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
2019 stats: att. 328, yds. 2094, avg. 6.4, TDs 21

Trey Sermon, Oklahoma (6-0, 224) senior
High school: Sprayberry High, Marietta, Georgia
2019 stats: att. 54, yds. 38, avg. 7.1, TDs 4

C. J. Verdell, Oregon (5-9, 210) junior
High school: Mater Dei, Chula Vista, California
2019 stats: att. 197, yds. 1220, avg. 5.0, TDs 10

Other RB prospects that could rise:
Master Teague, Ohio State (5-11, 220) senior
Zamir White, Georgia (5-11, 215) redshirt sophomore
Keaontay Ingram, Texas (6-0, 220) junior
Kylin Hill, Mississippi State (5-11, 215) junior
Rakeem Boyd, Arkansas (6-0, 213) senior
Elijah Mitchell, Louisiana (5-11, 221) senior
Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma (5-11, 209) junior
Caleb Huntley, Ball State (5-10, 226) senior
Pooka Williams, Kansas (5-10, 170) junior
Stephen Carr, USC (6-0, 210) senior

Wide receivers
Ja’Marr Chase, LSU (6-1, 202) junior
High school: Rummel High, Metairie Louisiana
2019 stats: rec. 84, yds. 1780, avg. 19.6, TDs 23

DeVonta Smith, Alabama (6-1, 175) senior
High school: Amite, Amite Louisiana
2019 stats: rec. 68, yds. 1256, avg. 18.5, TDs 14

Rashod Bateman, Minnesota (6-1, 210) junior
High school: Tifton, Tifton Georgia
2019 stats: rec. 60, yds 1219, avg. 20.3, TDs 11
Seth Williams, Auburn (6-2, 224) junior
High school: Bryant High, Cottondale, Alabama
2019 stats: rec. 59, yds. 830, avg. 14.1, TDs 8

Amon Ra St. Brown, USC (6-1, 195) junior
High school: Master Dei, Santa Ana California
2019 stats: rec. 77, yds. 1042, avg. 5.9, TDs 6

Other WR prospects that could rise:
Sage Surratt, Wake Forest (6-2, 215) redshirt junior
Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State (6-0, 185 ) senior
Terrace Marshall, LSU (6-3, 200) junior
Chris Olave, Ohio State (6-0, 185) junior
Dazz Newsome, North Carolina (5-11, 175) senior
Nico Collins, Michigan (6-5, 225) senior
Tamorrion Terry, Florida State (6-4, 203) redshirt junior
Damonte Coxie, Memphis (6-3, 199) senior
Jaylen Waddle, Alabama (5-10, 183) junior
T. J. Vasher, Texas Tech (6-6, 210) redshirt senior

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