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Preseason Top 50 Big Board ahead of 2023 NFL Draft

Steve Samra07/07/22
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The 2023 NFL Draft is a ways away, but Michael Renner of Pro Football Focus has turned his eyes to next April.

With a bevy of fantastic quarterbacks and ferocious defensive talents, Renner crafted his Top 50 Big Board filled with athletes brimming with potential. From Alabama teammates Bryce Young and Will Anderson to SEC rivals like Jalen Carter of Georgia, there were some wonderfully difficult choices to make.

Here’s what Renner settled on, as he released his Top 50 Big Board ahead of next year’s NFL Draft.

Top 50 Big Board ahead of 2023 NFL Draft, per PFF:

1) Bryce Young, QB, Alabama Crimson Tide
2) Will Anderson Jr., EDGE, Alabama Crimson Tide
3) C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State Buckeyes
4) Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia Bulldogs
5) Myles Murphy, EDGE, Clemson Bulldogs
6) Bryan Bresee, DL, Clemson Tigers
7) Kayshon Boutte, WR, LSU Tigers
8) Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia Bulldogs
9) Antonio Johnson, S, Texas A&M Aggies
10) Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State Buckeyes
11) Andre Carter, EDGE, Army Black Knights
12) Felix Anudike-Uzomah, EDGE, Kansas State Wildcats
13) Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
14) Peter Skoronski, OT, Northwestern Wildcats
15) Jaquelin Roy, DL, LSU Tigers
16) Garrett Williams, CB, Syracuse Orange
17) Tanner McKee, QB, Stanford Cardinal
18) Nolan Smith, EDGE, Georgia Bulldogs
19) Siaki Ika, DL, Baylor Bears
20) Broderick Jones, OT, Georgia Bulldogs
21) Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU Horned Frogs
22) Paris Johnson Jr., OT, Ohio State Buckeyes
23) Eli Ricks, CB, Alabama Crimson Tide
24) Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas Longhorns
25) Jordan Addison, WR, USC Trojans
26) Gervon Dexter, DL, Florida Gators
27) Isaiah Foskey, EDGE, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
28) Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson Tigers
29) Brian Branch, S, Alabama Crimson Tide
30) Noah Sewell, LB, Oregon Ducks
31) Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina Gamecocks
32) Blake Freeland, OT, BYU Cougars
33) Zion Nelson, OT, Miami Hurricanes
34) Brandon Joseph, S, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
35) Cooper Beebe, IOL, Kansas State Wildcats
36) Anton Harrison, OT, Oklahoma Sooners
37) B.J. Ojulari, EDGE, LSU Tigers
38) Kris Abrams-Draine, CB, Missouri Tigers
39) Andrew Vorhees, IOL, USC Trojans
40) Jermaine Burton, WR, Alabama Crimson Tide
41) Zach Harrison, EDGE, Ohio State Buckeyes
42) Devon Achane, RB, Texas A&M Aggies
43) Jordan Battle, S, Alabama Crimson Tide
44) Zach Evans, RB, Ole Miss Rebels
45) Jack Campbell, LB, Iowa Hawkeyes
46) Jalen Catalon, S, Arkansas Razorbacks
47) Dalton Kincaid, TE, Utah Utes
48) Will Levis, QB, Kentucky Wildcats
49) Arik Gilbert, TE, Georgia Bulldogs
50) Tank Bigsby, RB, Auburn Tigers