It's still extremely early in the draft process, but it's good to start getting familiar with some names that you'll hear called in the spring. Things will change a lot between now and then, but this is a decent gauge of how things are shaking out currently. It's good to read from guys that are plugged in. They'll typically give up information that they are hearing from various scouts and player personnel guys. (Here's the ESPN Insider link)
McShay has Ohio State's star defensive end Joey Bosa on top of his list currently. No argument here. Bosa is extremely talented and will likely be the best pass rusher to come out of this class.
He has two guys that I love as fits for Tennessee in his top five. Both Vernon Hargreaves III and Jalen Ramsey would make a lot of sense for the Titans at the top of the first round. The Titans have two capable corners that Dick LeBeau can rely on, but neither are big time difference makers. Both Ramsey and Hargreaves would give the Titans a potentially elite defensive back in their secondary.
McShay has Alabama's Jarran Reed over A'Shawn Robinson. Coming into the season, Robinson was the superior talent, but Reed has outplayed him to this point. At 6'4, 313, Reed has ideal size to translate to a five-tech role in the NFL. Both are top 20 talents.
Ole Miss' Laremy Tunsil slides into the number five slot as McShay's number one tackle prospect. Tunsil edges out Notre Dame's Ronnie Stanley, who comes in at nine. Both of these players could be very real options for the Titans in the spring if Jeremiah Poutasi continues his poor play. Protecting Marcus Mariota has to come first.
Paxton Lynch debuts in McShay's top 32 at number 17. There is a growing feeling that Lynch may very well be the first quarterback off the board in the Spring. He has better physical tools than Jared Goff, which may push him over the threshold.
Myles Jack falls all the way to number 29 overall after his season ending knee injury. It will be important to monitor his medical situation, but if he's sitting there in the late 20s during the first round, I'm moving up to get him. Hopefully his knee checks out with doctors at the combine.
It's important to note the depth at cornerback this season. It's loaded at the top of the first round with Ramsey and Hargreaves, but it's also loaded in the second tier. Tre'Davious White comes in at 11 on McShay's board with Will Redmond, Cam Sutton and Kendall Fuller rounding out 30-32. It isn't the end of the world to wait until the top of the second to get your cornerback.