More The 2018 NFL Draft is shaping up to be a different beast than the previous two.
With that in mind, here’s what to expect heading into the draft.
There will be plenty of talent in this draft, with the top 10 picks and the top five players coming in the first round.
The top three picks will be the two players who most directly benefit from the quarterback position, and there will be multiple top-10 picks in the secondary.
Here’s a look at the top players selected, ranked by projected production and projected impact:1.
Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina (1.3 projected)2.
Haason Reddick, CB, Ohio State (1.)3.
Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio St. (2.2 projected)4.
Leonard Fournette, RB (3.5 projected)5.
Josh Doctson, WR, TCU (5.1 projected)6.
Saquon Barkley, WR (6.4 projected)7.
Dalvin Cook, RB/WR, Florida State (7.6 projected)8.
Jamal Adams, DT, LSU (8.3 predicted)9.
Jamal Davidson, DT (9.4 predicted)10.
Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida (10.4 reported)11.
Shaq Lawson, DE/DT, Clemson (11.6 reported)12.
Ha’Sean White, LB/DE, Notre Dame (13.3 reported)13.
David Njoku, OT, Oklahoma (14.6 predicted)14.
Solomon Thomas, DE (14 predicted)15.
Jordan Willis, LB (16.3 estimated)16.
Josh Allen, RB and TE, Alabama (16 projected)17.
Jalen Ramsey, DE and DE, Florida St.17.
Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix, WR/TE, Florida Tech18.
J.J. Watt, LB and TE/DE (19.2 estimated)19.
J Wilson, DE from Tennessee (20.4 estimated)20.
Jamal Davis, CB from Ohio State20.
D’Onta Foreman, WR from Texas A&M (20 estimated)21.
Ezekiel Ansah, DE Utah (21.3 proposed)22.
Jonathan Allen, DE Washington (22.6 proposed)23.
David Sharpe, LB from Tennessee23.
Marlon Humphrey, CB Georgia (23.8 projected)24.
DeForest Buckner, CB Washington (24.1 proposed)25.
Christian McCaffrey, RB Alabama (25.1 estimated)26.
Solomon Patton, DE Georgia (26.3 suggested)27.
DeMarcus Walker, CB Missouri (27.6 suggested)28.
Josh Rosen, QB UCLA (28.8 suggested)29.
Ezekiel Elliot, RB Georgia (29.8 proposed)30.
Kevin White, DT from Oregon (30.9 proposed)31.
Jourdan Lewis, DE Alabama (31.8 reported)32.
Leonard Floyd, CB/OLB from Clemson32.
Josh Bynes, CB Clemson (32.8 estimated)33.
Tre’Davious White, DE LSU (33.9 reported)34.
Jalston Fowler, DT Ohio State34.
Ha Ha Clinton-Ds, WR Alabama (34.9 projected)35.
Ezekiel Adams, LB Alabama (35.9 predicted)36.
Shaquil Barrett, OLB from Alabama (36.9 suggested)37.
Aaron Donald, CB Ohio State37.
Dorial Green-Beckham, WR Ohio State38.
Haquon Marshall, RB Texas A+ (38.9 estimated)39.
Myles Jack, WR Michigan State (39.9 potential)40.
Kenny Clark, OL from LSU (41.1 predicted)41.
Shaqtel Elliott, WR Clemson (41)42.
David Shuster, CB Notre Dame42.
Tarell Basham, DT Clemson (42.1 reported)43.
Dontari Poe, RB LSU (43.2 suggested)44.
Leonard Williams, OT Florida (44.3 potential)45.
Jonathan Jones, CB Oklahoma (45.4 potential)46.
Sha’Quan Newton, RB Clemson (46.4 proposed)47.
Christian Hackenberg, QB Penn State (47.6 potential)48.
Mike Williams, QB Texas A (48.6 estimated)49.
Malik Hooker, CB Rutgers49.
Mike Evans, WR Florida State49.
Kenny Golladay, TE Wisconsin49.
Shaaun Lucas, LB Ohio State50.
Christian Wilkins, CB Alabama50.
D.J._Wylie, CB Arkansas50.
Isaiah Ford, DT Missouri50.
Shaeko Cone, LB Florida (50.5 reported)51.
HaHa Clinton Dix, DE Florida State51.
Solomon Brown, LB Texas A- State (51.6 announced)52.