position: offensive tackle Massive, explosive and a bully whose greatest joy on the field is the opportunity to maul his opponent, Penning will be the first UNI Panther selected in the first round of an NFL draft. His reactive quickness to mirror in pass protection is excellent.
position: free safety One of the most physically gifted prospects in recent memory, Hamilton is a shoo-in to be the first Irish defender drafted in the top 20 since 1994. He's one of the most complete, intimidating safety prospects ever.
position: edge Walker is an explosive, versatile playmaker who can line up at multiple spots up front with both athleticism and power. He has the positional versatility to kick all the way out to a seven or reduce inside and rush from a three-tech alignment.
position: edge Muscular and long edge defender who excels versus the run due to play strength, competitiveness and athleticism , Johnson was the best player on the field in the ACC, as well as the Senior Bowl.
position: Centre-back The ultimate ballhawk , Stingley is one of the most dynamic cornerback prospects ever with his pedigree and playmaking resume. Ball skills and body control offered by him are totally bewildering.
position: centre back Gardner has great agility given his length and can move around wherever need to handle vertical or horizontal coverage. He has never allowed a single passing touchdown over his college career.
position: offensive tackle Ekwonu has shot up boards showing his strong and powerful run blocking with the required nasty streak to push around and strike fear into his defensive line assignments. He also has proved he can be a rock left tackle.
position: edge Thibodeaux is off the charts athletically in every aspect, an explosive pass rusher and agile pursuit man who covers a ton of ground. He also brings underrated power with the speed.
position: offensive tackle Neal will be a dominant blocking force in the NFL. He's ultra-athletic for such a large frame, agile enough to handle the best pass rushers and powerful enough to move defenders out of the way in the running game.
position: edge A technically sound and exceptionally strong prospect , Hutchinson has the highest floor of any player in the draft — and is a true culture-builder. He primarily wins with his length and technique, managing distance well.