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2014 NFL Draft Positional Rankings: Top 7 At Each Position

By Chris Steuber, CSNPhilly.com Contributor As of Wednesday, February 19, 2014 * Denotes juniors ** Denotes redshirt sophomores Note: Not every player listed in my Top 7 positional depth chart appears in my Top 100 (click here to view Top 100 2.0) - some of the prospects didn't make the cut.

Quarterback

T-1. *Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville T-1. Derek Carr, Fresno State 2. **Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M 3. *Blake Bortles, Central Florida 4. Tajh Boyd, Clemson 5. A.J. McCarron, Alabama 6. Zach Mettenberger, LSU T-7. Aaron Murray, Georgia T-7. Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois

Running Back

1. *Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona T-2. *Lache Seastrunk, Baylor T-2. Carlos Hyde, Ohio State T-3. *Tre Mason, Auburn T-3. *Bishop Sankey, Washington 4. Charles Sims, West Virginia T-5. Andre Williams, Boston College T-5. **Jeremy Hill, LSU 6. James White, Wisconsin 7. *Terrance West, Towson

Wide Receiver

T-1. *Marqise Lee, Southern Cal T-1. *Sammy Watkins, Clemson 2. **Mike Evans, Texas A&M 3. *De’Anthony Thomas, Oregon 4. **Davante Adams, Fresno State 5. **Kelvin Benjamin, Florida State T-6. *Allen Robinson, Penn State T-6. *Brandin Cooks, Oregon State T-7. Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt T-7. *Odell Beckham Jr., LSU

Tight End

1. *Jace Amaro, Texas Tech 2. *Eric Ebron, North Carolina 3. *Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington 4. *Troy Niklas, Notre Dame 5. Marcel Jensen, Fresno State 6. Crockett Gillmore, Colorado State 7. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Iowa

Center

1. Travis Swanson, Arkansas

2. Tyler Larsen, Utah State 3. *Marcus Martin, Southern Cal 4. Weston Richburg, Colorado State 5. Bryan Stork, Florida State 6. Corey Linsley, Ohio State 7. James Stone, Tennessee

Guard

1. Zach Martin, Notre Dame 2. *David Yankey, Stanford 3. Cyril Richardson, Baylor 4. *Xavier Su’a-Filo, UCLA 5. Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State 6. Anthony Steen, Alabama 7. *Russell Bodine, North Carolina

Tackle

1. Jake Matthews, Texas A&M 2. **Greg Robinson, Auburn T-3. *Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama T-3. Taylor Lewan, Michigan 4. *Antonio Richardson, Tennessee 5. Morgan Moses, Virginia 6. Jack Mewhort, Ohio State 7. James Hurst, North Carolina

4-3 Defensive End

1. *Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina T-2. *Kony Ealy, Missouri T-2. *Scott Crichton, Oregon State 3. Dee Ford, Auburn 4. Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas 5. Chris Smith, Arkansas 6. Michael Sam, Missouri 7. Marcus Smith, Louisville

3-4 Defensive End

1. *Stephon Tuitt, Notre Dame 2. Ra’Shede Hageman, Minnesota 3. DaQuan Jones, Penn State 4. *George Uko, Southern Cal 5. Ed Stinson, Alabama 6. Shamar Stephen, Connecticut 7. Will Clarke, West Virginia

Defensive Tackle

1. *Louis Nix, Notre Dame T-2. Will Sutton, Arizona State T-2. *Timmy Jernigan, Florida State 3. Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh 4. Dominique Easley, Florida T-5. *Anthony Johnson, LSU T-5. *Ego Ferguson, LSU 6. *Daniel McCullers, Tennessee 7. *Kelcy Quarles, South Carolina

4-3 Outside Linebacker

T-1. C.J. Mosley, Alabama T-1. Khalil Mack, Buffalo 2. *Ryan Shazier, Ohio State 3. Jordan Zumwalt, UCLA 4. Telvin Smith, Florida State 5. Morgan Breslin, Southern Cal 6. Christian Kirksey, Iowa 7. Prince Shembo, Notre Dame

3-4 Outside Linebacker

1. Anthony Barr, UCLA 2. Trent Murphy, Stanford 3. Kyle Van Noy, Brigham Young 4. Trevor Reilly, Utah 5. *Carl Bradford, Arizona State 6. Jeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech 6. Cornelius Washington, Georgia T-7. *Yawin Smallwood, Connecticut T-7. Adrian Hubbard, Alabama

Inside Linebacker

1. Chris Borland, Wisconsin 2. Shayne Skov, Stanford 3. Christian Jones, Florida State 4. Preston Brown, Louisville 5. Max Bullough, Michigan State 6. Lamin Barrow, LSU 7. Devekeyan Lattimore, South Florida

Cornerback

1. Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State T-2. *Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State T-2. *Bradley Roby, Ohio State 3. Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Nebraska 4. Jason Verrett, TCU 5. *Marcus Roberson, Florida 6. Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State 7. *Loucheiz Purifoy, Florida

Safety

1. *Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama 2. *Calvin Pryor, Louisville 3. Ahmad Dixon, Baylor T-4. *Ed Reynolds, Stanford T-4. Deone Bucannon, Washington State 5. Dion Bailey, Southern Cal T-6. Terrance Brooks, Florida State T-6. Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois 7. Kenny Ladler, Vanderbilt Chris Steuber has covered the NFL and NFL draft for multiple media outlets since 1999. He also served as Director of Player Personnel for the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League from 2010 - 2012.