SI.com's Top 50 Big Board (cont.)

 
26 Rey Maualuga ILB USC 6-2 260 lbs
Maualuga will have one more chance at the start of April to stem his freefalling draft stock.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 12
 
27 Robert Ayers DE Tennessee 6-3 270 lbs
Ayers played like the best defensive end in the nation last season and his combine workout may have moved him into the first round.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 30
 
28 Connor Barwin LB Cincinnati 6-4 256 lbs
Barwin answered just about every question critics had by turning in a tremendous workout. He could end up even higher on this board when all is said and done.
Pre-Combine Ranking: N/A
 
29 D.J. Moore CB Vanderbilt 5-10 182 lbs
Moore put his athletic abilities on display for scouts, though his cornerback fundamentals are still questioned.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 29
 
30 Evander Hood DT Missouri 6-3 298 lbs
Hood was tremendous at the combine and continues his upward movement on draft boards.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 45
 
31 Aaron Maybin DE-OLB Penn State 6-4 236 lbs
Maybin barely cracked 4.8 seconds in the forty after weighing 248 pounds at the combine. This poses a dilemma for NFL decision makers who are not sure whether Maybin can play defensive end or outside linebacker at the next level.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 26
 
32 Larry English DE-OLB Northern Illinois 6-2 254 lbs
English was another who left the combine with questions surrounding his game. His forty time, which averaged in the mid 4.8's, is a concern to scouts.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 19
 
33 LeSean McCoy RB Pitt 5-11 210 lbs
McCoy did not participate at the combine as he was suffering from the flu.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 24
 
34 Hakeem Nicks WR North Carolina 6-2 210 lbs
Nicks ran slightly faster than expected and could move into the top 32 choices with a good pro-day workout.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 33
 
35 Donald Brown RB Connecticut 5-10 210 lbs
Brown's workout was just enough to secure himself as a top 40 pick.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 31
 
36 Michael Johnson DE Georgia Tech 6-7 260 lbs
Johnson turned in a terrific performance at the combine, which was not a surprise. Scouts still question his heart and desire to consistently play at a high level.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 27
 
37 William Beatty OT Connecticut 6-6 291 lbs
Beatty was one of the more athletic tackles in attendance at the combine. His bench press result of 27 reps quelled critics who questioned his strength.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 38
 
38 Jarron Gilbert DT San Jose State 6-6 280 lbs
Gilbert continues to climb up draft boards around the league. His forty times, which averaged 4.84 seconds coupled with a 35.5-inch vertical jump, were outstanding for a 288-pound defensive lineman.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 47
 
39 Eric Wood C Louisville 6-4 310 lbs
Wood was the best of all the centers in attendance at the combine.
Pre-Combine Ranking: N/A
 
40 Eben Britton OT Arizona 6-6 310 lbs
Britton surprised many with his athleticism at the combine and now has NFL scouts thinking he can hold down the left tackle position.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 44
 
41 Sean Smith CB Utah 6-3 214 lbs
Smith's forty times were slightly slower than expected but his ability to play multiple positions in the secondary is cause for excitement.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 32
 
42 Louis Delmas S Western Michigan 5-11 196 lbs
Delmas ran better than expected and showed well in other combine drills such as the three cone.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 43
 
43 Alex Magee DT Purdue 6-3 295 lbs
Magee capitalized on a strong showing at the Senior Bowl. He looked incredibly athletic and was also strong on the bench press.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 41
 
44 Rashad Johnson S Alabama 6-0 187 lbs
Johnson quietly performed well at the combine and held his draft stock steady.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 37
 
45 Juaquin Iglesias WR Oklahoma 6-1 210 lbs
Iglesias continues to impress scouts with his pass-catching skills.
Pre-Combine Ranking: N/A
 
46 David Veikune DE Hawaii 6-3 257 lbs
Veikune looked terrific during position drills and has established himself as one of the rising 4-3 ends in the draft.
Pre-Combine Ranking: N/A
 
47 Tyson Jackson DL LSU 6-4 295 lbs
Jackson ran slower than expected and his workout was uninspired, much like his play the past two seasons.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 40
 
48 Alex Mack C California 6-4 312 lbs
Mack did not perform at the combine due to a stinger injury.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 42
 
49 Patrick Chung S Oregon 5-11 207 lbs
Chung ran well, yet his shuttle times and lateral-movement skills during position drills were very average.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 48
 
50 Max Unger OL Oregon 6-5 299 lbs
Unger was very workmanlike throughout the entire combine week.
Pre-Combine Ranking: 49
 
 
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