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THE SI 300

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

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April 20, 2015

INBOX
REX RYAN
  • After a tumultuous final act with the Jets, Rex Ryan has landed in Buffalo, instantly infusing the Bills with three qualities they've been short on since their Super Bowl heyday: personality, excitement and optimism

GOLF
  • With a pure putting stroke and a maturity that belies his 21 years, Jordan Spieth put on a record-setting show at Augusta and stamped himself as America's future star

WOMEN'S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
  • After winning his 10th title, UConn's top dog discusses John Wooden, his NBA fantasies and coaching (maybe) the best women's player ever

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THE SI 300

The cream of the 2015 college crop, from Amari (Cooper, Alabama wideout) to Za'Darius (Smith, Kentucky defensive end)

This is an article from the April 20, 2015 issue Original Layout

RANK / PLAYER / POSITION / TEAM

1 Leonard Williams DT USC

2 Marcus Mariota QB Oregon

3 Randy Gregory DE/OLB Nebraska

4 Kevin White WR West Virginia

5 Dante Fowler Jr. DE/OLB Florida

6 Jameis Winston QB Florida State

7 Amari Cooper WR Alabama

8 Brandon Scherff OT Iowa

9 DeVante Parker WR Louisville

10 Vic Beasley OLB Clemson

11 Trae Waynes CB Michigan State

12 La'el Collins OT LSU

13 Danny Shelton DT Washington

14 Shaq Thompson OLB Washington

15 Landon Collins SS Alabama

16 Todd Gurley RB Georgia

17 Marcus Peters CB Washington

18 Shane Ray DE Missouri

19 Andrus Peat OT Stanford

20 P.J. Williams CB Florida State

21 Kevin Johnson CB Wake Forest

22 Dorial Green-Beckham WR Missouri

23 Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin

24 Cameron Erving C Florida State

25 Malcom Brown DT Texas

26 T.J. Clemmings OT Pittsburgh

27 Maxx Williams TE Minnesota

28 Benardrick McKinney ILB Miss. State

29 Eric Kendricks ILB UCLA

30 Jake Fisher OT Oregon

31 Michael Bennett DT Ohio State

32 Arik Armstead DE Oregon

33 Devin Funchess WR Michigan

34 Denzel Perryman ILB Miami

35 Eddie Goldman DT Florida State

36 Bud Dupree DE/OLB Kentucky

37 Ereck Flowers OT Miami

38 Rashad Greene WR Florida State

39 Paul Dawson ILB TCU

40 Jalen Collins CB LSU

41 Jaelen Strong WR Arizona State

42 Ameer Abdullah RB Nebraska

43 Devin Smith WR Ohio State

44 Owamagbe Odighizuwa DE UCLA

45 Laken Tomlinson OG Duke

46 Carl Davis DT Iowa

47 Nelson Agholor WR USC

48 D.J. Humphries OT Florida

49 Jay Ajayi RB Boise State

50 Preston Smith DE Miss. State

51 A.J. Cann OG South Carolina

52 Jordan Phillips DT Oklahoma

53 Tre' Jackson OG Florida State

54 Brett Hundley QB UCLA

55 Tyler Lockett WR Kansas State

56 Nate Orchard DE Utah

57 Duke Johnson RB Miami

58 Eli Harold DE/OLB Virginia

59 Phillip Dorsett WR Miami

60 Cedric Ogbuehi OT Texas A&M

61 Grady Jarrett DT Clemson

62 Breshad Perriman WR Central Florida

63 Henry Anderson DE Stanford

64 Ronald Darby CB Florida State

65 Gerod Holliman FS Louisville

66 Sammie Coates WR Auburn

67 Ty Sambrailo OT Colorado State

68 Danielle Hunter DE LSU

69 Eric Rowe CB Utah

70 Derron Smith FS Fresno State

71 Tevin Coleman RB Indiana

72 D'Joun Smith CB Florida Atlantic

73 Alex Carter CB Stanford

74 Mario Edwards Jr. DE Florida State

75 Quinten Rollins CB Miami (Ohio)

76 David Cobb RB Minnesota

77 T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama

78 Markus Golden DE Missouri

79 Mike Davis RB South Carolina

80 Clive Walford TE Miami

81 Byron Jones CB Connecticut

82 Stephone Anthony ILB Clemson

83 Trey Flowers DE Arkansas

84 Xavier Cooper DT Washington State

85 Gabe Wright DT Auburn

86 Hau'oli Kikaha OLB Washington

87 Damarious Randall FS Arizona State

88 Jacoby Glenn CB Central Florida

89 Ali Marpet C Hobart

90 Cody Prewitt FS Ole Miss

91 Senquez Golson CB Ole Miss

92 Hroniss Grasu C Oregon

93 Lorenzo Doss CB Tulane

94 Reese Dismukes C Auburn

95 Jaquiski Tartt SS Samford

96 Tyeler Davison DT Fresno State

97 Anthony Harris SS Virginia

98 Lorenzo Mauldin OLB Louisville

99 Bryce Petty QB Baylor

100 Zack Hodges OLB Harvard

101 Justin Hardy WR East Carolina

102 Ifo Ekpre-Olomu CB Oregon

103 Donovan Smith OT Penn State

104 Chris Hackett FS TCU

105 Daryl Williams OT Oklahoma

106 B.J. Finney C Kansas State

107 David Johnson RB Northern Iowa

108 Tre McBride WR William & Mary

109 Steven Nelson CB Oregon State

110 Jeff Heuerman TE Ohio State

111 Ramik Wilson ILB Georgia

112 Rob Havenstein OT Wisconsin

113 Josue Matias OG Florida State

114 Tyler Kroft TE Rutgers

115 Andy Gallik C Boston College

116 Kwon Alexander OLB LSU

117 Geneo Grissom DE/OLB Oklahoma

118 Charles Gaines CB Louisville

119 Jamison Crowder WR Duke

120 Josh Shaw CB USC

121 Quandre Diggs CB Texas

122 Tyrus Thompson OT Oklahoma

123 Josh Harper WR Fresno State

124 Jordan Hicks OLB Texas

125 Blake Bell TE Oklahoma

126 Travis Raciti DT San Jose State

127 Tony Lippett WR Michigan State

128 Durell Eskridge FS Syracuse

129 Garrett Grayson QB Colorado State

130 Marcus Hardison DT Arizona State

131 Javorius Allen RB USC

132 Dres Anderson WR Utah

133 Ben Koyack TE Notre Dame

134 Antwan Goodley WR Baylor

135 Lynden Trail DE/OLB Norfolk State

136 Doran Grant CB Ohio State

137 Christian Covington DT Rice

138 Ben Heeney ILB Kansas

139 Jesse James TE Penn State

140 Sean Mannion QB Oregon State

141 James Sample SS Louisville

142 Kurtis Drummond FS Michigan State

143 Vince Mayle WR Washington State

144 Cameron Artis-Payne RB Auburn

145 Nick O'Leary TE Florida State

146 Kevin White CB TCU

147 Jeremy Langford RB Michigan State

148 Ellis McCarthy DT UCLA

149 Corey Robinson OT South Carolina

150 Adrian Amos FS Penn State

151 Taiwan Jones ILB Michigan State

152 Jamil Douglas OG Arizona State

153 John Miller OG Louisville

154 Arie Kouandjio OG Alabama

155 Jake Ryan OLB Michigan

156 JaCorey Shepherd CB Kansas

157 Sean Hickey OT Syracuse

158 Jalston Fowler FB Alabama

159 Za'Darius Smith DE Kentucky

160 Kyle Emanuel DE/OLB North Dakota State

161 Ibraheim Campbell SS Northwestern

162 Ladarius Gunter CB Miami

163 Mike Hull ILB Penn State

164 Jarvis Harrison OG Texas A&M

165 Chris Conley WR Georgia

166 Matt Jones RB Florida

167 Dezmin Lewis WR Central Arkansas

168 Jordan Richards SS Stanford

169 Shaq Mason C Georgia Tech

170 Mitch Morse OG Missouri

171 Jeremiah Poutasi OT Utah

172 Cedric Reed DE Texas

173 Leterrius Walton DT Central Michigan

174 Andrew Donnal OL Iowa

175 Titus Davis WR Central Michigan

176 Donald Celiscar CB Western Michigan

177 Tyler Varga FB Yale

178 Clayton Geathers SS Central Florida

179 Ty Montgomery WR Stanford

180 Kenny Bell WR Nebraska

181 Nick Marshall CB Auburn

182 Davis Tull OLB Chattanooga

183 Austin Shepherd OT Alabama

184 Corey Crawford DE Clemson

185 Hayes Pullard ILB USC

186 Anthony Jefferson CB UCLA

187 DaVaris Daniels WR Notre Dame

188 Derrick Lott DT Chattanooga

189 Rannell Hall WR Central Florida

190 Anthony Chickillo DE Miami

191 Martrell Spaight OLB Arkansas

192 MyCole Pruitt TE Southern Illinois

193 Darren Waller WR Georgia Tech

194 Trey Williams RB Texas A&M

195 Craig Mager CB Texas State

196 Brandon Bridge QB South Alabama

197 Karlos Williams RB Florida State

198 Dominique Brown RB Louisville

199 Max Valles OLB Virginia

200 Devante Davis WR UNLV

201 Imoan Claiborne CB Northwestern State

202 Louis Trinca-Pasat DT Iowa

203 Adam Shead OG Oklahoma

204 Nick Boyle TE Delaware

205 Kyshoen Jarrett SS Virginia Tech

206 Bryce Hager ILB Baylor

207 Mark Glowinski OG West Virginia

208 Josh Robinson RB Miss. State

209 Malcolm Brown RB Texas

210 Stefon Diggs WR Maryland

211 Robert Myers OT Tennessee State

212 Trey DePriest ILB Alabama

213 Deion Barnes DE/OLB Penn State

214 Jermaine Whitehead FS Auburn

215 Erick Dargan SS Oregon

216 Dee Hart RB Colorado State

217 E.J. Bibbs TE Iowa State

218 Ben Beckwith OG Miss. State

219 Joey Mbu DT Houston

220 Miles Dieffenbach OG Penn State

221 Kaleb Eulls DT Miss. State

222 Alani Fua OLB Brigham Young

223 Damian Swann CB Georgia

224 Justin Cox FS Miss. State

225 Rakeem Nunez-Roches DT Southern Miss.

226 Connor Halliday QB Washington State

227 Wes Saxton TE South Alabama

228 Xavier Williams DT Northern Iowa

229 Xzavier Dickson OLB Alabama

230 Greg Mancz C Toledo

231 Terrence Magee RB LSU

232 Shaquille Riddick DE West Virginia

233 Deshazor Everett CB Texas A&M

234 Bryce Callahan CB Rice

235 Austin Hill WR Arizona

236 Cody Fajardo QB Nevada

237 Jon Feliciano OG Miami

238 Tevin McDonald FS Eastern Michigan

239 Taylor Heinicke QB Old Dominion

240 Casey Pierce TE Kent State

241 J.R. Tavai OLB USC

242 Edmond Robinson OLB Newberry

243 Zack Wagenmann DE Montana

244 J.J. Nelson WR UAB

245 Shane Carden QB East Carolina

246 Max Garcia C Florida

247 Jamon Brown OT Louisville

248 Bobby McCain CB Memphis

249 Amarlo Herrera ILB Georgia

250 Cam Thomas CB Western Kentucky

251 C.J. Uzomah TE Auburn

252 Justin Coleman CB Tennessee

253 Randall Telfer TE USC

254 Keith Mumphery WR Michigan State

255 Deon Long WR Maryland

256 Connor Neighbors FB LSU

257 A.J. Tarpley ILB Stanford

258 Aaron Davis OLB Colorado State

259 Julian Wilson CB Oklahoma

260 Rory Anderson TE South Carolina

261 Jermauria Rasco DE/OLB LSU

262 Chris Harper WR California

263 George Farmer WR USC

264 Brett Boyko OT UNLV

265 Cody Riggs CB Notre Dame

266 Leon Brown OG Alabama

267 Frank Clark DE Michigan

268 DeAndre Smelter WR Georgia Tech

269 Bryan Bennett QB SE Louisiana

270 Bernard Blake CB Colorado State

271 Jerry Lovelocke QB Prairie View A&M

272 Eric Tomlinson TE UTEP

273 Tayo Fabuluje OG TCU

274 James Vaughters OLB Stanford

275 Garry Peters CB Clemson

276 Da'Ron Brown WR Northern Illinois

277 Michael Dyer RB Louisville

278 Donatella Luckett WR Harding

279 Trenton Brown OG Florida

280 J.T. Surratt DT South Carolina

281 John Crockett RB North Dakota State

282 Kenny Hilliard RB LSU

283 Jean Sifrin TE Massachusetts

284 Bobby Richardson DT Indiana

285 Cam Worthy WR East Carolina

286 Gerald Christian TE Louisville

287 Martin Ifedi DE Memphis

288 Damien Wilson ILB Minnesota

289 Ronald Martin SS LSU

290 Jahwan Edwards RB Ball State

291 Marcus Murphy RB Missouri

292 Tye Smith CB Towson

293 Deontay Greenberry WR Houston

294 Tony Washington OLB Oregon

295 Dean Marlowe FS James Madison

296 Curtis Riley CB Fresno State

297 Blake Sims QB Alabama

298 Aundrey Walker OG USC

299 Detrick Bonner FS Virginia Tech

300 Christion Jones WR Alabama

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