Al Dupuy’s 2022 NFL Draft Top 5 Position Rankings

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Kenny Pickett

My top 5 draft ratings at each position:

Quarterbacks
1. Kenny Pickett (Pittsburgh)
2. Desmond Ridder (Cincinnati)
3. Malik Willis (Liberty)
4. Matt Corral (Ole Miss)
5. Sam Howell (North Carolina)
Late risers: Bailey Zappe (Western Kentucky), Aqeel Glass (Alabama A&M)

Running backs
1. Breece Hall (Iowa State
2. Isaiah Spiller (Clemson)
3. Brian Robinson (Alabama)
4. Kyren Williams (Notre Dame)
5. Kenneth Walker III (Michigan State)
Late riser: Max Borghi (Washington State)

Wide receivers
1. Garrett Wilson (Ohio State)
2. Chris Olave (Ohio State)
3. Treylon Burks (Arkansas)
4. Drake London (USC)
5. Jameson Williams (Alabama–injury concern)
Late risers: Christian Watson (North Dakota State), Skyy Moore (Western Michigan)

Tight ends
1. Trey McBride (Colorado State)
2. Greg Dulcich (UCLA)
3. Jalen Wydermyer (Texas A&M)
4. Isaiah Likely (Costal Carolina)
5. Jeremy Ruckert (Ohio State)
Late riser: Jelani Woods (Virginia)

Centers
1. Tyler Linderbaum (Iowa)
2. Dyan Parham (Memphis)
3. Zach Tom (Wake Forest)
4. Dawson Deaton (Texas Tech)
5. Luke Matthews (Texas A&M)
Late riser: Alex Lindstrum (Boston College)

Offensive guards
1. Kenyon Green (Texas A&M)
2. Zion Johnson (Boston College)
3. Darian Kinnard (Kentucky)
4. Jamaree Salyer (Georgia)
5. Ed Ingram (LSU)
Late riser: Chasen Hines (LSU)

Offensive tackles
1. Evan Neal (Alabama)
2. Ikem Ekwonu (North Carolina State)
3. Charles Cross (Mississippi State)
4. Trevor Penning (Northern Iowa)
5. Bernhard Raimann (Central Michigan)
Late risers Tyler Smith (Tulsa), Sean Rhyan (UCLA)

Defensive ends
1. Aidan Hutchinson (Michigan)
2. Kayvon Thibodeaux (Oregon)
3. Travon Walker (Georgia)
4. Georgia Karlaftis (Purdue)
5. Boye Mafe (Minnesota)
Late riser: David Ojabo (Michigan–injury)

Defensive tackles
1. De Marvin Leaf (Texas A&M)
2. Jordan Davis (Georgia)
3. Devonte Wyatt (Georgia)
4. Perrion Winfrey (Oklahoma)
5. Phidarian Mathis (Alabama)
Late riser: Logan Hall (Houston)

Inside linebackers
1. Nakobe Dean (Georgia)
2. Devin Lloyd (Utah)
3. Chad Muma (Wyoming)
4. Quan Walker (Georgia)
5. Grant Morgan (Arkansas)
Late riser: Leo Chenal (Wisconsin)

Outside linebackers
1. Jermaine Johnson (Florida State–also a potential 4-3 end)
2. Christian Harris (Alabama)
3. Arnold Ebiketie (Penn State)
4. Brandon Smith (Penn State)
5. Nick Bonitto (Oklahoma)
Late risers: Troy Anderson (Montana State), Jeff Gunter (Coastal Carolina)

Safeties
1. Kyle Hamilton (Notre Dame)
2. Daxton Hill (Michigan)
3. Jaquan Brisker (Penn State)
4. Lewis Cine (Georgia)
5. Bubba Bolden (Miami)
Late risers: Jalen Pitre (Baylor), Brad Hawkins (Michigan)

Cornerbacks
1. Ahmad Gardner (Cincinnati)
2. Derek Stingley, Jr. (LSU)
3. Trent McDuffie (Washington)
4. Roger McCreary (Auburn)
5. Andrew Booth Jr. (Clemson)
Late risers: Tariq Woolen (UTSA), Kyler Gordon (Washington), Kaiir Elam (Florida)

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