1. Dalvin Cook 5'10 210 RB Junior
- Cook possesses elite speed and agility. Demolished the FSU career rushing record that was held for almost 20 years by the great Warrick Dunn in just 3 years. First back in ACC history to surpass 4,000 rushing yards. The best running back prospect that had the most consistent 2016 campaign. I have him ranked over Fournette due to his receiving ability. Had a good Combine performance. An electric playmaker that can hit a home run from anywhere on the field.
2. DeMarcus Walker 6'4 280 DL Senior
- Walker put on a clinic in the second half of the opener against Ole Miss. Posted 4.5 sacks, a forced fumble, and multiple hurries in 25 minutes of game action. He put the defense on his back and won FSU the game essentially. Sealed the win over Miami with a blocked extra point try. He's a playmaker that you draft and figure it out later. An above average athlete without a set position. Better suited inside as a tackle at the next level. Posted an incredible 16.5 sacks during his senior campaign. Walker dominated Michigan's OL in the Orange Bowl.
3. Roderick Johnson 6'7 298 OT Junior
- The Seminoles' franchise left tackle since his freshman season, where he displaced current Cleveland Brown center Cam Erving to center. Johnson had an inconsistent 2016 season, going from dominant to really bad in game to game. Routinely got beat by quicker defensive ends. Form really regressed from his freshman season. Should've stayed for his senior season and developed further. He's graded out as a third round prospect in my book. Had a decent showing in Indy.
4. Kermit Whitfield 5'8185 ATH Senior
- Florida State's career return yards record holder. Whitfield had a breakout 2015 campaign as a receiver with nearly 750 yards but was primarily deployed as a dynamic return man. Being a kick returner will be his calling card as he makes his way into the NFL. Led the Noles to a national championship in 2013 with a kickoff return touchdown late in the proceedings. He had a pedestrian Combine, which he did not need as teams will question his frame even further.
1. Teez Tabor 6'0 199 CB Junior
- Tabor has been consistently among the best corners all year but teammate Quincy Wilson has outshined him in 2016. Athleticism is very good. Versatility is a big plus as he's been used outside and inside. Football IQ is a plus. Ball skills are good (pass deflections, interceptions, etc). Hips are another plus with him. Can turn and run with the best. He needs a big Pro Day to offset some off field concerns and a mediocre Indy performance.
2. Quincy Wilson 6'1 211 CB Junior
- Teams will love his 6'1 frame due to the Legion of Boom in Seattle. While not as fast as Tabor, he's plenty fast for the position. Instincts are off the charts good. Receivers tend to get lost on Wilson's Way. Routinely demands that he gets to cover the opponent's top receiver. Really has impressed a lot this year after being unheralded previous years. Wilson was Florida's best corner this past season over Teez Tabor and doesn't have any off field concerns. Tested really well at the Combine. Should be a first round lock.
3. Caleb Brantley 6'3 307 DL Senior
- Brantley has emerged in 2016 as a dominant tackle after sitting behind some major talent for a couple of years. Athleticism isn't the greatest but his instincts offset some of those concerns. Football IQ is very good. Lateral agility and footwork is above average. Has a pretty good arsenal of pass rush moves. Uncanny ability to time the snap perfectly.
4. Jarrad Davis 6'1 238 LB Senior
- The man in the middle of a talented Gators defense. A speed merchant with great football IQ. He's a home run hitter that needs space to unleash his great athleticism, which Florida's talented DL gave him more often than not. Tends to get lost in the wash rather easily. He was given the "green dot" guy title on defense during the 2015 season and handled calling plays and aligning teammates very well. Had a standout 2016 season for a much beleaguered Gators defense (thanks to a rather hopeless offense). He did not work out at the Combine so Pro Day will be huge for him.
5. Bryan Cox, Jr 6'3 265 DE Senior
- The son of long time NFL veteran defensive standout and former Falcons assistant coach Bryan Cox, Sr. Junior has been stuck behind several talented former teammates that gone onto the NFL. Character and work ethic are a major plus. Not the best athlete but works hard to get in position to make a play. Struggled in 2016 with injuries. Should at least get a look in camps somewhere due to impressive lineage. He was a East-West Shrine Game prospect.
1. Donta Foreman 6'0 233 RB Junior
The former Longhorn big bruiser had some folks thinking back to Ricky Williams or even Earl Campbell. It will be interesting to see how he fares during the drills given his size during the Pro Day as he did not participate in Indy. Had a great 2016 season, rushing for over 2000 yards. A workhorse type of back that surprised many by showing up lighter than expected.