2010 NFL Draft: Updated Big Board & Rankings
Earl Thomas (Texas Athletics)
Earl Thomas (Texas Athletics)
Scout.com NFL Draft Analyst
Posted Apr 2, 2010
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Scout.com’s NFL Draft Analyst Chris Steuber updates his Big Board and Scout.com's 2010 NFL Draft Rankings. Find out where Texas safety Earl Thomas (pictured left) ranks, as well as the other top prospects in this year's draft.


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Senior
DT
6-4
307
There's no question that Suh is the top prospect in the draft and will likely be a top-three overall pick. Suh's offseason workouts just solidified his dominance.
Junior
QB
6-4
238
Bradford showed scouts at his Pro Day that his shoulder is 100-percent, he's added more size to his frame and that he's just as accurate as he's ever been. Bradford will likely be the top pick in the draft.
Junior
FS
6-0
211
Even though I rank Suh as the top prospect in the draft, I've said it before and I will say it again, Berry is the best defensive player to enter the NFL in the last 10 years. He has Canton-type ability and will be the cornerstone of a franchise.
Junior
DT
6-4
295
McCoy has great skill and helps others on the defensive line. But as good as he is, he doesn't take over a game like Suh. McCoy is a solid prospect and will likely be a top 7 pick.
Junior
QB
6-3
222
There are concerns about Clausen's personality and leadership qualities. But on the field he's a gamer, and a player that's developed nicely during his three-year career at Notre Dame.
Senior
OT
6-5
307
Okung is the safest selection of all the offensive tackles in this year's class. He's durable and brings tremendous experience to the next level. He will make an immediate difference.
Senior
OT
6-5
315
Williams' versatility is one of his greatest assets, and his performance this offseason has dramatically improved his draft stock. He continues to rise on team's draft boards and could be taken in the top 5.
Senior
RB
5-11
196
Spiller is the most dynamic running back in this year's class. He adds an exciting dimension to a team's offense and special teams unit, and he should come off the board in the 10 - 15 range.
Junior
DE
6-3
266
Morgan is starting to feel the heat from Pierre-Paul as the No. 1 defensive end in the draft. But, Morgan is the best all-around DE and even if Pierre-Paul is selected ahead of him, he will have a greater impact as a rookie.
Junior
CB
5-11
193
Haden had an up-and-down offseason, but rebounded recently at Florida's Pro Day. He's considered to be the best CB in this year's class, and he will be the first CB off the board. But as the evaluation process continues, the gap between Haden and the rest of the CBs is closing.
rSophomore
FS
5-10
208
It's been a tremendous offseason for Thomas, who many considered just a ballhawk with limited ability as a tackler. But he's displayed great strength and range during workouts and also has the versatility to play CB.
Junior
OT
6-6
314
With his thyroid condition behind him, Bulaga may end up being the best OT from this class. He has great size, strength and has improved his technique. It's likely that he will be selected in the top 10.
Senior
DT
6-2
327
The 2010 DT class is special, and there's a chance that three DTs get selected in the top 10. Williams is the draft's best NT prospect, and he will come off the board sooner than expected.
Junior
DE
6-5
270
Pierre-Paul is a great athlete and a player that team's are intrigued with. But playing just one-year at USF and being as raw as he is; he's the ultimate boom or bust prospect.
Junior
MLB
6-4
249
It's rare to see a linebacker with McClain's attributes and instincts. He's a rangy defender who can cover a large area and had a standout 2009 season. There are teams that will be scared off by him having Crohn's disease, but he won't get out of the top 15.
Junior
WR
6-2
225
There are plenty of reasons to think Bryant will have an immediate impact at the next level. He has tremendous size, great hands and runs clean routes. But his straight-line speed is questionable and will force NFL decision makers to reevaluate his film.
Senior
CB
5-11
193
As much as I like Haden, the more I watch McCourty, who has been one of my favorites in this year's draft for months, he may end up being the best CB from this class
Senior
DE
6-2
268
Graham has turned many heads this offseason with his high motor and ability to get to the quarterback. But where does he fit at the next level, defensive end or linebacker. Wherever he plays, he will terrorize the opposition.
Senior
S
6-3
230
Mays has the size/speed combination that scouts covet, but as a safety he struggles moving laterally and transitioning in coverage. He's best suited to play LB at the next level.
Junior
C
6-5
304
Every year, it seems like there's a center that emerges and ultimately ends up being a first round pick. Pouncey is the clear-cut No. 1 center in this year's draft and has the versatility to play guard, if necessary at the next level.
Senior
CB
5-10
194
The athleticism, playmaking ability and swagger that Wilson possesses has made him one of the most impressive prospects this offseason. He continues to show scouts that he can be a lock down CB, and he could be a top 20 draft pick.



A member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Chris Steuber has provided his analysis of the NFL and NFL Draft prospects on the web and on the radio since 1999. Steuber’s features are published across the Scout.com network and on FoxSports.com. If you wish to contact Chris Steuber, email him at: csteuber@scout.com. You can also now follow Chris Steuber on Twitter.



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