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2024 NFL Draft: Best Prospects Still Available Ahead Of Day Two

Entering Day 2 of the draft, here are the best available players, according to our NFL Draft Big Board player rankings.

There is a lot of talent available ahead of day two of the 2024 NFL Draft. After a QB- and OL-heavy day one, several high-level prospects are still available, including some that could have been drafted on day one.

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10). Cooper DeJean, CB, Iowa

Ideal for zone and off-man schemes. Versatile enough for various alignments including boundary, slot, and possibly field safety. Known for explosive athleticism and rapid closing speed.

19). Kool-Aid McKinstry, CB, Alabama

Excellent in zone coverage; utilizes length to disrupt passes. Skilled in bump and run. Known for physicality and solid tackling. Fits well in complex zone systems.

20). Adonai Mitchell, WR, Texas

Excels in deep routes with strong hands and route-running. Ideal for vertical threat schemes needing receivers to create separation and make big plays downfield.

28). Ladd McConkey, WR, Georgia

Known for route-running precision and creating separation. Excels in the slot with quickness and understanding of defenses. Fits well in a spread offense, leveraging open-field abilities.

29). Troy Franklin, WR, Oregon

Speed, athleticism, and ball skills make him ideal for a West Coast offense or schemes using short passes and screens. Compared to receivers like Devonta Smith and Chris Olave.

31). Mike Sainristil, CB, Michigan

Adept in nickel and press coverage. Quickness and athleticism enable effective coverage of slot receivers and contribute in various secondary roles.

33). Payton Wilson, LB, NC State

Versatile, high-energy linebacker suited for aggressive, swarming defensive schemes. Excels in run stopping and pass coverage with sideline-to-sideline speed.

34). Jer'Zhan Newton, IDL, Illinois

Best fit as a 3-tech in hybrid fronts. Known for explosive athleticism and refined hand technique. Suited for modern, versatile defensive schemes.

35). Jackson Powers-Johnson, IOL, Oregon

Excels in a zone-based running scheme with advanced footwork and lateral movement. High football IQ makes him ideal for schemes that value versatility and the center's role as an on-field coordinator.

36). Chris Braswell, ED, Alabama

Dynamic edge rusher with explosiveness and agility. Strength in pass rush scenarios. Fits well in schemes that utilize edge rushers in aggressive pass-rush scenarios.

39). Roman Wilson, WR, Michigan

Characterized by vertical threat capability, ideal for offensive schemes that leverage speed and deep passing plays. Room for expansion in the short and intermediate game.

40). Braden Fiske, IDL, Florida State

Excels as a three-technique in a 4-3 defense, primarily as an interior pass rusher. Needs improvement in run defense but is agile and active with hands in pass rush scenarios.

41). Cole Bishop, S, Utah

Fluid in movement with quick directional changes, well-suited for a free safety role in versatile defensive schemes. Needs to improve tackling and positioning.

42). Ruke Orhorhoro, IDL, Clemson

Versatile defender, fits well as a defensive end in a 3-4 defense or various other defensive schemes. Known for run stopping and pressure on the quarterback through power and explosiveness.

43). Zach Frazier, IOL, West Virginia

Powerful and technically proficient, thrives in a gap scheme focusing on run blocking. Ideal for offenses emphasizing power running, though less suited for extensive movement required in zone schemes.

46). Ennis Rakestraw Jr., CB, Missouri

Instinctive in man coverage with effective press-man technique. Excels in changing direction and flipping hips seamlessly, fitting well in schemes that leverage man coverage and instinctive play.

47). Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

Physical and aggressive at the catch point with strong hands. Effective in contested catch scenarios and as an X receiver in schemes that value physicality.

49). Kris Jenkins, IDL, Michigan

Robust and effective in run-stopping scenarios, suited for a 3-4 scheme as a nose tackle or 4-3 defensive tackle. Needs refinement in pass-rushing skills and versatility.

50). Tyler Nubin, S, Minnesota

Physical with strong run defense instincts. Ideal for roles that leverage run-stopping abilities, potentially as a zone slot/nickel safety or in two-high safety alignments.

51). Michael Hall Jr., IDL, Ohio StateIdeal as a three-technique on an even line with one-gap principles. Known for explosiveness and leveraging length into power. Needs improvement in pass-rushing technique and hand placement.

53). Blake Corum, RB, Michigan

Dynamic, compact running back suited for a zone-blocking scheme. Excels with vision and agility, effective in between-the-tackles runs. Solid pass protection skills make him a viable three-down back.

54). Ben Sinnott, TE, Kansas State

Versatile F-tight-end able to play in-line, in the backfield, or split out as a receiver. Effective pass catcher and blocker, suitable for various roles in the NFL.

55). Christian Mahogany, IOL, Boston College

Capable of thriving in any offensive scheme with power, technique, and athleticism. Effective at moving to the second level and handling stunts and twists. Ideal for teams that prioritize physicality in the trenches.

56). T'Vondre Sweat, IDL, Texas

Strong run-stopper, best suited for schemes prioritizing run defense. Potential as a rotational, two-down player with room for development in pass-rushing techniques.

57). Tez Walker, WR, North Carolina

Thrives as a vertical threat with speed and size to dominate on deep routes. Ideal for a vertical passing offense looking for dynamic playmakers to stretch the field.

58). Khyree Jackson, CB, Oregon

Long, athletic cornerback ideal for man-to-man defensive schemes. Excels in press coverage, leveraging exceptional length to disrupt routes. Notable for aggressive physicality against the run.

59). Christian Haynes, IOL, Connecticut

Excels in wide zone blocking schemes with exceptional technique and athleticism. Best suited for offenses prioritizing mobility and space creation in offensive linemen.

60). Kingsley Suamataia, OT, BYU

A formidable blocker with significant reach and a strong base, excels in both run blocking and pass protection. Versatile, fitting well in both zone and power run schemes.

61). Max Melton, CB, Rutgers

Physical, agile cornerback excellent in man-to-man coverage and versatile enough for zone schemes. Solid in run support, making him a well-rounded prospect for various defensive roles.

62). Adisa Isaac, ED, Penn State

Best utilized in schemes that emphasize agility and pass rush technique, particularly as a designated pass rusher. Fits well in hybrid defenses with potential in creative defensive fronts.

63). Junior Colson, LB, MichiganVersatile linebacker effective in run defense and pass coverage. Ideal for a 4-3 defensive scheme, using speed and agility to cover a wide range of the field and make plays.


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