2019 NFL Draft: Here's a super-early look at the top 100 prospects

The 2019 NFL Draft class is to defensive linemen as the 2018 draft class was to quarterbacks.

Next year's crop of prospects features a variety of defensive ends and especially defensive tackles who are already household names are and primed for gigantic seasons at the college ranks. 

If eligible, Ohio State's Nick Bosa likely would've been a first-round pick in the 2018 draft, and he's building a resume in Columbus that has a good chance to be more impressive than his older brother's, and Joey went No. 3 overall in the 2016 draft. Not far behind him is an outstanding trio of mostly interior rushers; Houston's Ed Oliver, Michigan's Rashan Gary, and Clemson's Dexter Lawrence, all of whom were major recruits and have lived up to the billing thus far in their collegiate careers.

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As for quarterbacks, it won't be as hyped as the 2018 collection, but NC State's Ryan Finley had a highly efficient campaign in 2017, Missouri's Drew Lock has a cannon for an arm, and Oregon's Justin Herbert ran his club's up-tempo spread very well before suffering an injury last season. 

Running back looks deep -- again. That position is led by Iowa State's David Montgomery, Oklahoma State's springy air back Justice Hill, and two supremely productive "veterans"... Stanford's Bryce Love and Alabama's Damien Harris. 

The wide receiver, linebacker, and offensive tackle groups are solid too. 

Here's my super-early Top 100 for the 2019 draft class:

  1. Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State
  2. Ed Oliver, DT, Houston 
  3. Rashan Gary, DL, Michigan
  4. Dexter Lawrence, DT, Clemson
  5. A.J. Brown, WR, Ole Miss
  6. Josh Allen, OLB, Kentucky
  7. Deandre Baker, CB, Georgia
  8. Ryan Finley, QB, NC State
  9. Clelin Ferrell, DE, Clemson
  10. Dre'Mont Jones, DT, Ohio State
  11. Greedy Williams, CB, LSU
  12. Anthony Johnson, WR, Buffalo
  13. Drew Lock, QB, Missouri
  14. David Montgomery, RB, Iowa State
  15. Raekwon Davis, DT, Alabama
  16. Noah Fant, TE, Iowa
  17. Te'Von Coney, LB, Notre Dame
  18. Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama
  19. Justice Hill, RB, Oklahoma State
  20. Zach Allen, DE, Boston College
  21. Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon
  22. Bryce Love, RB, Stanford
  23. N'Keal Harry, WR, Arizona State
  24. Devin White, LB, LSU
  25. Damien Harris, RB, Alabama
  26. T.J. Edwards, LB, Wisconsin
  27. Dalton Risner, OT, Kansas State
  28. Julian Love, CB, Notre Dame
  29. Anfernee Jennings, OLB, Alabama
  30. Jerry Tillery, DT, Notre Dame
  31. Trey Adams, OT, Washington
  32. Lukas Denis, S, Boston College
  33. Ahmmon Richards, WR, Miami
  34. Kendall Joseph, LB, Clemson
  35. Greg Little, OT, Ole Miss
  36. Joe Jackson, DE, Miami
  37. Caleb Wilson, TE, UCLA
  38. Ross Pierschbacher, OG, Alabama
  39. David Edwards, OT, Wisconsin
  40. Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson 
  41. Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina
  42. Mitch Hyatt, OL, Clemson
  43. Beau Benzschawel, OG, Wisconsin
  44. Chase Winovich, DE, Michigan
  45. Jarrett Stidham, QB, Auburn
  46. JJ Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford
  47. Rodney Anderson, RB, Oklahoma
  48. Marquise Copeland, DT, Cincinnati
  49. Devin Bush, LB, Michigan
  50. Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma
  51. Myles Gaskin, RB, Washington
  52. Brian Burns, DE, Florida State
  53. Kaden Smith, TE, Stanford
  54. Bobby Evans, OT, Oklahoma
  55. Bryan Edwards, WR, South Carolina
  56. Michael Deiter, OT, Wisconsin
  57. Connor McGovern, C/OG, Penn State
  58. Juwan Johnson, WR, Penn State
  59. Sutton Smith, OLB, Northern Illinois
  60. Prince Teno Wanagho, OT, Auburn
  61. Demarcus Christmas, DT, Florida State
  62. Nate Herbig, OL, Stanford
  63. Clayton Thorson, QB, Northwestern
  64. Khalil Hodge, LB, Buffalo
  65. Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State
  66. Will Grier, QB, West Virginia
  67. Carl Granderson, DE, Wyoming
  68. Montez Sweat, OLB, Mississippi State
  69. Dakota Allen, LB, Texas Tech
  70. Kelvin Harmon, WR, NC State
  71. Jaylen Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech
  72. Joe Dineen, LB, Kansas
  73. Collin Johnson, WR, Texas 
  74. Cameron Smith, LB, USC
  75. Austin Bryant, DE, Clemson
  76. Brett Rypien, QB, Boise State
  77. Iman Marshall, CB, USC
  78. Max Scharping, OL, Northern Illinois
  79. Lavert Hill, CB, Michigan
  80. Tuf Borland, LB, Ohio State
  81. Marvell Tell, S, USC
  82. Devin Singletary, RB, Florida Atlantic
  83. Jaquan Johnson, S, Miami
  84. Tyree Jackson, QB, Buffalo
  85. Damian Prince, OL, Maryland
  86. Foster Moreau, TE, LSU
  87. Alijah Holder, CB, Stanford
  88. Jake Browning, QB, Washington 
  89. Larry Allen III, OL, Harvard
  90. Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State
  91. Nick Fitzgerald QB, Mississippi State
  92. Isaiah Prince, OT, Ohio State
  93. Jacques Patrick, RB, Florida State
  94. Gary Jennings, WR, West Virginia
  95. Trace McSorley, QB, Penn State
  96. Alex Bars, OT, Notre Dame
  97. Cece Jefferson, DE, Florida
  98. Jesse Burkett, C, Stanford
  99. Porter Gustin, OLB, USC
  100. Travis Homer, RB, Miami
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