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2013 NFL Draft Rankings: DT Big Board

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The DT class is loaded, will the Titans get one somewhere in late April?

Sheldon Richardson trying to get in on the I like to wear my jersey 3 times too small like Chance Warmack fashion trend
Sheldon Richardson trying to get in on the I like to wear my jersey 3 times too small like Chance Warmack fashion trend
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The Titans do need some depth at the position especially if Sen'Derrick Marks leaves via free agency. I don't want to see a repeat of what happened at the end position which led to Kam Wimbley and Derrick Morgan taking nearly all of the snaps. Sure, having Mike Martin and Jurrell Casey is nice but there's not much behind them if Marks leaves. Spare me the fanboy mentality of Klug also. He barely escaped Jerry Gray's doghouse and got a few snaps in at the end of the season as it is.

Star Lotulelei is the headliner and front runner for the class. Richardson and Hankins were close but Richardson won out due to his ability to kick out to DE in some capacity. Hankins was flat out dominant for the Buckeyes pretty much all year long. Jenkins might be a better fit as a NT in a 3-4 much like the USS Vince Wilfork/occasional Wilfork Island participant (admit it, you know you love the fat guy dance, bonus points if you get the media reference) is for the Patriots. Short, Hill, and the Williams brothers had a good week of practice at the Senior Bowl. Brandon Williams especially had a great week turning a lot of heads. Logan was the unsung hero of that star studded LSU DL. I wouldn't mind it if the Titans decided to trade down and take Richardson in the 13-15 range or grab Hill in the 2nd or 3rd.

Name H/W School Class
1. Star Lotulelei 6'4 325 Utah Senior
2. Sheldon Richardson 6'4 295 Missouri Junior
3. Johnathan Hankins 6'4 325 Ohio State Junior
4. Johnathan Jenkins 6'3 359 * Georgia Senior
5. Kawann Short 6'3 308 * Purdue Senior
6. Jordan Hill 6'1 294 * Penn State Senior
7. Sylvester Williams 6'2 313 * North Carolina Senior
8. Bennie Logan 6'3 287 LSU Junior
9. Brandon Williams 6'1 341 Missouri Southern Senior
10. Jesse Williams 6'4 320 Alabama Senior