Commentary

Shuffling continues atop the board

D-linemen lead the way, but offensive players take top three spots

Originally Published: March 21, 2012
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

There has been no turnover in this week's edition of my top 32 rankings, but that doesn't mean there have been no changes.

The top five hold steady this week, but North Carolina DE Quinton Coples is moving back up the top 10 and again threatening the top five, while Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill is back in the top 15 ahead of his pivotal pro day workout. Elsewhere, South Carolina CB Stephon Gilmore continues to move up the board and is now in the top 25.

Overall, the top 10 is split evenly between offensive and defensive prospects, while the rankings as a whole are made up of 14 offensive players and 16 defenders. Defensive linemen lead the way with 11 players on the list.

Here's how the entire top 32 look at this point, with underclassmen noted with an asterisk.


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