My top-ten 2013 NFL Draft rankings: Defense

Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE

I'm not a draft expert, but I do play one on the internet. This is my attempt to rank the defensive players by position.

Like my last post, these are my rankings for each position (in a 4-3 defense) and the round that I believe they will get drafted is listed after their schools.

DE

  1. Bjoern Werner, FSU, 1st
  2. Barkevious Mingo, LSU, 1st
  3. Ziggy Ansah, BYU, 1st
  4. Damontre Moore, TAMU, 2nd
  5. Datone Jones, UCLA, 2nd
  6. Alex Okafor, Texas, 2nd
  7. Cornellius Carradine, FSU, 2nd
  8. Sam Montgomery, LSU, 2nd
  9. Margus Hunt, SMU, 2nd
  10. Brandon Jenkins FSU, 3rd

DT

  1. Star Lotulelei, Utah, 1st
  2. Sharrif Floyd, Florida, 1st
  3. Sheldon Richardson, Mizzou, 1st
  4. Johnathan Hankins, OSU, 2nd
  5. Jessie Williams, Alabama, 2nd
  6. Kawann Short, Purdue, 2nd
  7. John Jenkins, Georgia, 2nd
  8. Sylvester Williams, UNC 2nd
  9. Brandon Williams, SM, 3rd
  10. Bennie Logan, LSU, 4th

OLB

  1. Dion Jordan, Oregon, 1st
  2. Jarvis Jones, Georgia, 1st
  3. Sio Moore, UCONN, 3rd
  4. Chase Thomas, Stanford, 3rd
  5. Jamie Collins, Southern Miss, 4th
  6. Sean Porter, TAMU, 4th
  7. Jelani Jenkins, Florida, 4th
  8. John Simon, OSU, 4th
  9. DeVonte Holloman, SC, 5th
  10. Trevardo Williams, UCONN, 5th

ILB

  1. Arthur Brown, KSU, 1st
  2. Alec Ogleree, Georgia, 1st
  3. Manti Te'o, Notre Dame, 1st
  4. Kevin Minter, LSU, 2nd
  5. Khaseem Greene, Rutgers, 3rd
  6. Kiko Alonso, Oregon, 3rd
  7. Zavier Gooden, FSU, 4th
  8. Gerald Hodges, PSU, 4th
  9. Jon Bostic, Florida, 4th
  10. Nico Johnson, Alabama, 5th

CB

  1. Dee Milliner, Alabama, 1st
  2. Xavier Rhodes, FSU, 1st
  3. D.J. Hayden, Houston, 1st
  4. Desmond Trufant, Washington, 2nd
  5. Johnthan Banks, Miss. State, 2nd
  6. Jamar Taylor, Boise State, 3rd
  7. Jordan Poyer, Oregon State, 3rd
  8. Logan Ryan, Rutgers, 3rd
  9. Blidi Wreh-Wilson, UCONN, 3rd
  10. David Amerson, NCST, 3rd

S

  1. Kenny Vaccaro, Texas, 1st
  2. Jonathan Cyprein, FIU, 1st
  3. Matt Elam, Florida, 1st
  4. Eric Reid, LSU, 2nd
  5. Phillip Thomas, Fresno State, 3rd
  6. D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina, 3rd
  7. J.J. Wilcox, Georgia Southern, 4th
  8. Tony Jefferson, OU, 4th
  9. Shamarko Thomas, Syracuse, 4th
  10. Baccari Rambo, Georgia, 4th
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