Top 5 non-seniors by position
DT has the most changes here, as Auburn's Nick Fairley rockets upward
The lists of top NFL prospects below are comprised of non-seniors. Here you'll find guys like Andrew Luck, Robert Quinn and Akeem Ayers. These guys could enter the 2011 NFL draft -- or they could stick around for another year. We'll know more about that this winter.
This week, there were a few small swaps in these groupings -- I flipped Aaron Williams and Janoris Jenkins at the CB position, for example -- but the big riser was Nick Fairley, a 6-foot-5, 298-pound DT out of Auburn. He was jumping off the screen on tape from last week's win over Mississippi State.
As a result of Fairley's rise, Mike Martin of Michigan fell off that list.
Note: We're still using 2009 stats; as conference play ramps up, we'll use 2010 stats for everyone on these lists. Otherwise, the massive disparities in competition levels thus far throw everyone off.
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