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2024 NFL Draft: Top 100 Big Board Player Rankings Update

Below are the top 20 players currently on the Football Scout 365 top 100 NFL Draft Big Board. Click here to view the entire top 100 player rankings.


Marvin Harrison Jr.

Drake Maye Falls, But His Film Is Undergoing a Second Look and Additional Opinions: After the NFL Combine, Drake Maye has experienced a drop in rankings due to emerging concerns about his footwork and mechanics. Despite this, his high-level potential remains notable; with the right development, he could emulate the success of players like Justin Herbert or Josh Allen.


Caleb Williams At Number 3 Overall, His Development At USC Is Under Review: Caleb Williams has seen fluctuating rankings but concerns over his development, particularly due to a challenging 2023 at USC playing behind a bad offensive line while playing hero ball to make up for the bad defense. The adverse conditions forced him into a less desirable style of play that will not work in the NFL, but he still possesses elite talent. A conducive environment, preferably with a year to develop, could significantly benefit his transition to the NFL.


Marvin Harrison Jr. Remains Number One On the Board: Despite not participating in the NFL Combine, Marvin Harrison Jr. maintains his position as the top prospect, largely thanks to his undeniable film and pedigree. He remains a strong bet for a successful NFL career.


Rome Odunze Is Elite: Rome Odunze confirmed his elite status with a standout performance at the NFL Combine, showcasing speed, agility, and physicality that aligns with his impressive college tape.


Quinyon Mitchell Is The Top-Rated Cornerback In This Draft: Quinyon Mitchell has risen to the top cornerback spot, surpassing expectations with his physical gifts and Combine performance. He's drawn comparisons to NFL veterans like Devin McCourty and Darius Slay, highlighting his readiness for the professional level.


Top 20 Player Rankings On the Football Scout 365 NFL Draft Big Board


Top 100 Positional Breakdown

  • Quarterbacks: 7

  • Running Backs: 5

  • Wide Receivers: 22

  • Tight Ends: 2

  • Offensive Tackles: 13

  • Interior Offensive Line: 9

  • Interior Defensive line: 7

  • EDGE Rushers: 11

  • Linebackers: 4

  • Cornerbacks: 16

  • Safeties: 4 ​


(1). Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State, WR

Ceiling Grade: Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Marvin Harrison Jr. is known for his exceptional route running, reliable hands, and ability to make plays downfield. He fits best in an offense that emphasizes vertical passing and allows him to utilize his size and athleticism to outmatch defenders.



(2). Rome Odunze, Washington, WR

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Rome Odunze combines size, strength, and speed, making him a formidable presence on the outside. He excels in a vertical passing game where he can use his physicality to win contested catches.


(3). Brock Bowers, Georgia, TE

Ceiling Grade: Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Brock Bowers exhibits a dynamic blend of speed, strength, and receiving ability, making him a versatile threat in both the passing and blocking game. He thrives in systems that utilize the tight end as a primary receiver and mismatch weapon.


(4). Caleb Williams, USC, QB

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Caleb Williams is a mobile quarterback with a strong arm, excellent vision, and improvisational skills. He fits well in a creative offense that allows him to extend plays and utilize his dual-threat capabilities.



(5). Joe Alt, Notre Dame, OT

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Joe Alt is a technically sound and physically imposing offensive tackle. He is best suited for a balanced offense that values both pass protection and run blocking.


(6). Dallas Turner, Alabama, ED

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Dallas Turner is a dynamic edge rusher known for his speed, agility, and ability to disrupt the backfield. He fits seamlessly into aggressive defensive schemes that prioritize pass rush and versatility.


(7). Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo, CB

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Quinyon Mitchell is recognized for his excellent man coverage skills, agility, and ball-hawking ability. He is ideal for defensive schemes that employ heavy man-to-man coverage and rely on their corners to play on an island.


(8). Nate Wiggins, Clemson, CB

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Nate Wiggins is a physical and athletic cornerback with good ball skills and a competitive nature. He fits best in a defense that allows him to play aggressively, whether in press-man or zone coverage, leveraging his ability to disrupt passes and tackle effectively.


(9). J.J. McCarthy, Michigan, QB

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: J.J. McCarthy showcases strong leadership, accuracy, and decision-making skills. He fits best in a West Coast or timing-based offense that values precision and quick reads.



(10). Drake Maye, North Carolina, QB

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Drake Maye is known for his strong arm, mobility, and poise in the pocket. He thrives in an offensive system that blends traditional pocket passing with the ability to make plays on the move.


(11). Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State, OT

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Taliese Fuaga stands out with his impressive size and strength, which make him particularly effective in run blocking. He fits best in a run-first offense that values offensive linemen who can dominate at the line of scrimmage and open up lanes for the running game.


(12). Cooper DeJean, Iowa, CB

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Cooper DeJean is a versatile cornerback with a knack for making plays and a solid understanding of the game. He is well-suited to a scheme that values intelligent, adaptable defensive backs who can contribute in multiple ways.


(13). Malik Nabers, LSU, WR

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Malik Nabers is known for his explosive playmaking ability and versatility. He fits well in an offense that utilizes its wide receivers in various ways, including in the slot, outside, and in jet sweeps, to take advantage of his open-field agility and speed.


(14). Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State, OT

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Olumuyiwa Fashanu excels in both pass protection and run blocking, showcasing exceptional footwork and technique. He is well-suited for a balanced offense that requires its offensive tackles to be strong in both facets of the game.


(15). Jared Verse, Florida State, ED

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Jared Verse stands out as a multifaceted edge rusher, able to adapt and make an impact in diverse defensive schemes. His ideal fit within the 4-3 defense is evident, but he also showcases the potential for the 3-4 defense, emphasizing his adaptability.


(16). Jayden Daniels, LSU, QB

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Daniels is a dual-threat quarterback, combining top-tier mobility and improvisational skills with solid passing ability. His style is suited for modern RPO (Run-Pass Option) offenses and systems that value mobility and off-script playmaking.



(17). Brian Thomas Jr., LSU, WR

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Brian Thomas Jr. is a tall, physically imposing wide receiver, ideal for offenses that emphasize a deep passing game. While he needs to refine his route running and run blocking, his size and ball-tracking ability make him a significant threat in vertical or spread offenses.


(18). Laiatu Latu, UCLA, ED

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Laiatu Latu is characterized by explosive quickness and formidable pass-rushing abilities, ideal for an odd front scheme. His skill set allows him to excel in aggressive, attacking defensive schemes, leveraging his pass-rushing skills and physicality.


(19). Byron Murphy II, Texas, IDL

Ceiling Grade: Near Elite

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Byron Murphy II exhibits a powerful and aggressive style of play, especially effective in run defense. His skill set is particularly well-suited for traditional 4-3 defensive schemes where he can focus on stopping the run and pushing the pocket.


(20). Amarius Mims, Georgia, OT

Ceiling Grade: High-End Starter Potential

Play Style And Scheme Fit: Amarius Mims combines size, strength, and agility, making him an impressive presence on the offensive line. His play style is marked by swift footwork and great lateral movement. Best suited for zone-blocking schemes.

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