Welcome to the 2014 edition of the Preseason 2015 NFL Draft Big Board. You can find last year's edition here. As always, we should keep in mind that things will change between now and the midpoint of the college season due to a myriad of reasons (injury, suspension, ineligibility, etc). Last week, we took a look into the top 50, which you can find here. This week, we will go into the best of the rest.
51. Mike Davis RB 5'9 215 Junior South Carolina
- Davis was the man last year for South Carolina last year after taking over for Marcus Lattimore full time.
52. Brett Hundley QB 6'3 222 RS Junior UCLA
- Hundley has a chance to turn into one of the better QBs in the country but has some Logan Thomas in his game, he needs to fix that immediately.
53. Josue Matias OG 6'5 322 Senior Florida State
- The unheralded member of the Seminoles vaunted OL. A guy willing to do the dirty work.
54. Christion Jones WR 5'11 185 Senior Alabama
- Can the electric playmaker step up and lead the Tide WR corps?
55. Eric Kendricks ILB 6'0 228 RS Senior UCLA
- Jordan Zumwalt who? Kendrick has waited for his turn and 2014 could be a big year to go out on.
56. Arik Armstead DT 6'7 292 Junior Oregon
- Can this once hyped prospect find his potential as a Junior? He might have been better off as a offensive tackle.
57. Antwan Goodley WR 5'10 225 RS Senior Baylor
- Kendall Wright 2.0? Baylor has had a pretty solid track record for putting out good receivers into the league as of late.
58. Christian Covington DT 6'2 295 RS Junior Rice
59. Wayne Lyons CB 6'1 196 Senior Stanford
- Not quite Richard Sherman 2.0 but leader of a fearsome Cardinal defense looking to replace key starters everywhere.
60. Landon Collins S 6'0 215 Junior Alabama
- He got next. After patiently waiting his turn behind the Tide's secondary studs, it's his time to shine. Also part of the most hilarious commitment moment of recent memory. One that neither Alabama nor LSU fans will forget for a very long time.
61. Ronald Darby CB 5'11 188 Junior Florida State
- The Seminoles' second best corner and one of the country's most underrated. Played very well as a sophomore. Also runs track.
62. DeVante Parker WR 6'3 210 Senior Louisville
- What can he do without first round QB Teddy Bridgewater in 2014? We're about to find out.
63. Tyler Johnstone OT 6'6 283 Senior Oregon
- The Ducks' best tackle option and likely their best lineman besides Hroniss Grasu.
64. Shaq Thompson OLB 6'2 225 Junior Washington
- Washington's poor man's version of Anthony Barr? The Pac-12's best OLB.
65. Jermauria Rasco 6'3 262 DE Junior LSU
- LSU seemingly never runs out of these impact pass rushers. Rasco is just another key cog in a long line of them.
66. Markus Golden 6'3 260 DE RS Senior Missouri
- Golden waited his turn behind Kony Ealy and Michael Sam. It's his turn to make a major impact for the Tigers recent tradition of excellent pass rushing demons sent to the league.
67. Derron Smith 5'11 200 S RS Senior Fresno State
- Smith is a good athlete that can play both safety positions. Top 5 safety in the country that has experience against some of the more high powered passing attacks so that's a plus.
68. Arie Kouandjio 6'5 315 OG Senior Alabama
- The older brother of Cyrus Kouandijo and a good line prospect in his own right. Not quite Chance Warmack (few are, really) but he will be relied upon to provide leadership to a Tide OL needing it.
69. Shawn Oakman 6'9 275 DE Junior Baylor
- The anchor of Baylor's defense. He's a really big body at 6'9 275 and needs a little work on the technical aspects of playing end.
70. Eric Striker 6'0 220 OLB Junior
- The captain of the All Perfect Name for the Perfect Position team. Striker played lights out against Alabama in the bowl game.
71. DaVaris Daniels WR 6'2 203 RS Junior Notre Dame
- Daniels played relatively well last year despite losing QB Everett Golson to academic ineligibility. Has a couple of "showcase" games on the 2014 schedule against FSU and Michigan State.
72. Derrick Malone OLB 6'2 216 RS Senior Oregon
- The 2014 version of Telvin Smith, perhaps? Can he lead the Ducks' fast and seemingly indefatigable defense? He really needs to put on some weight to make it at the next level, though.
73. Daryl Williams OT 6'5 321 RS Senior Oklahoma
- Lane Johnson who? While not of Johnson's talent level, Williams is still pretty good and looking to get drafted early.
74. Jeremy Langford RB 5'11 206 RS Senior Michigan State
- The latest workhorse back for the Spartans. He's more of a plodding Shonne Greene type. Surprisingly came back to school considering the shelf life of backs in the league and the amount of work he got the past couple of years.
75. Kasen Williams WR 6'2 212 Senior Washington
- Can he make a full return to health in 2014 after suffering a horrific leg injury in 2013? Has a chance to be the Pac-12's best receiver now that Lee is gone and USC having questions at QB.
76. Za'Darius Smith DE 6'6 264 Junior Kentucky
- Mark Stoops' first draftable Wildcats defensive end prospect has a chance to shine early. Can he take advantage of Stoops' defensive prowess and make something of himself?
77. Corey Grant RB 5'10 205 Senior Auburn
- Tre Mason's heir apparent. Can he lead Auburn's great rushing attack post Mason?
78. Blake Countess CB 5'10 185 RS Junior Michigan
- One of the more underrated corners in the nation. Could be in the mix for top 3 corner drafted before it's all said and done.
79. Cedric Reed DE 6'5 258 Senior Texas
- The Longhorns' best shot at limiting the humiliation they suffered at the 2014 draft to just one bad year. Should thrive under Charlie Strong's tutelage.
80. Doran Grant CB 5'11 193 Senior Ohio State
- The next in line for DB U North? Grant was really inconsistent last year and got repeatedly torched by Sammy Watkins as Bradley Roby's replacement. Not exactly a good start to 2014. He needs to step up his game by a lot. Should be helped by a good pass rush up front.
81. Trey Flowers DE 6'4 267 Senior Arkansas
- Another potential breakout star pass rusher in the SEC.
82. Tyler Lockett WR 5'11 175 Senior Kansas State
- Lockett is probably the best all around receiver in this year's class. He won't blow you away with speed but is a solid route runner and knows how to get open.
83. Ronald Martin S 6'1 218 Senior LSU
- The next great safety for the Bayou Bengals? He will be looked upon to provide senior leadership for the youngish Tigers secondary.
84. Austin Hill WR 6'2 210 RS Senior Arizona
- See #75. It will be interesting to see what he can do with Arizona's prolific offense post Carey.
85. Benardrick McKinney ILB 6'5 245 Junior Mississippi State
- 2014 version of Titans rookie LB AJ Williamson.
86. Shane Ray DE 6'3 245 RS Junior Missouri
- Yes, Missouri has yet another potential force at defensive end. Ray needs to settle down at one position though.
87. Damian Swann CB 5'11 178 Senior Georgia
- Swann had a horrible 2013 and will look to bounce back in 2014. Perhaps new DC Jeremy Pruitt can help him improve.
88. Ameer Abdullah RB 5'9 190 Senior Nebraska
- What will he do in the post Taylor Martinez era? Nebraska has a ton of questions to answer at the quarterback position. He will be relied upon heavily until they find some answers.
89. Gabe Wright DT 6'3 284 Senior Auburn
- Wright has been inconsistent throughout his career. Can he finally put it together as a senior? He will be looked upon to provide some pass rush up front with the loss of sophomore Carl Lawson to a torn ACL.
90. Marcus Peters CB 5'11 193 RS Junior Washington
- The veteran leader in the Huskies secondary.
91. Norkeithus Otis OLB 6'1 240 Senior North Carolina
- Zach Brown 2.0? He can play either inside or outside.
92. Corey Robinson OT 6'8 345 Senior South Carolina
- This year's version of Tiny Richardson. Robinson is a massive mountain at tackle and moves the pile very well.
93. Laken Tomlinston OG 6'3 320 RS Senior Duke
- The Blue Devils guard has talent but can he help Duke improve upon a conference title game appearance? He's a road grader type.
94. Alvin Dupree DE 6'3 252 RS Senior Kentucky
- The other part of the pass rushing duo at UK. Stoops has helped him improve by leaps and bounds over the past couple of years.
95. Sammie Coates WR 6'1 201 RS Junior Auburn
- Auburn's best receiver but doesn't get the hype due to the nature of the Tigers offense. That and QB Nick Marshall's tendency to turn into Tim Tebow (as a passer) doesn't help.
96. AJ Johnson ILB 6'2 242 Senior Tennessee
- Johnson has been the rock in the middle for the Volunteers program that is undergoing a transition in year 2 of Butch Jones. It will be interesting to see how he does without the services of Daniel McCullers and Hood occupying blocks for him.
97. Roberto Aguayo K 6'1 203 RS Sophomore Florida State
- The reigning Lou Groza award winner. He has a cannon for a leg and was nearly perfect on all of his kicks last year. Aguayo missed only one kick out of 116 attempts (21-22 FGs and 94-94 on PATs). Could join fellow FSU kicker Sebastian Janikowski as the only ones to declare early for the draft. "The Polish Powderkeg" declared as a junior and got drafted in the first round by the Raiders.
98. Trey DePriest ILB 6'2 245 Senior Alabama
- Needs step up in a big way for the Tide after the loss of CJ Mosely to the pros. He's looked upon as only a two down linebacker so that will hurt him.
99. Steven Nelson CB 5'10 192 Senior Oregon State
100. Stefon Diggs WR 6'0 195 Junior Maryland
- Can the dynamic playmaker help resuscitate a moribund Terrapins program in their debut season in the Big Ten? Diggs has been really hampered by Maryland's constant QB changes over the past couple of years (they had to convert a third string linebacker into their fifth starting QB in like a month at one point). I would love to have Diggs in a Titans uniform.