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The MMQB 100
No. 76: Connor Cook
The MMQB 100: 71-80
As with Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota last year, QB-hungry NFL teams will keep a close eye on Michigan State’s pro-ready quarterback, the early front-runner to be the first QB taken in the 2016 draft
By Andy Staples
The Prospects
The Trainee
The Trainee
Most job interviews don’t take three months—but the NFL isn’t most employers. Prospects like Ohio State defensive tackle Michael Bennett undergo exhaustive preparation to make the most of every second
By Andy Staples
The Prospects
Who Is Lynden Trail?
Lynden Trail: The Draft's Mystery Man
Linebacker or defensive end? (For that matter, offense or defense?) From Florida to little Norfolk State, how Trail grew into the 2015 draft’s most intriguing mystery man
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
The Big Board Is Back
The Big Board Is Back
As NFL teams begin slipping out of playoff contention, we look ahead to the rebuilding process. Here are the top 50 prospects for the 2015 draft
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Return of the Freak
Return of the Freak
Jadeveon Clowney's junior season dampened the ridiculous excitement surrounding the defensive end that started when he was a freshman in high school. At the combine, expect the South Carolina product to get the NFL drooling again
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Time for Style vs. Substance
Time for Style vs. Substance
We've got enough on tape to accurately judge this draft's top prospects. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. Workouts and pro days are upon us, the time when sheer athleticism comes to the forefront to cloud our judgment
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Settling In, or Saying Goodbye?
Settling In, or Saying Goodbye?
Senior Day festivities open a window into who could be leaving school early. For those players, chances to impress NFL scouts in actual game action are running out
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Making Their Case
Making Their Case
A competitive two weeks on the college circuit are over, and top players on the nation's top teams are moving on my draft board—some for good, some for bad
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
Best Bets for the Bottom-Feeders
We've got a good handle on the teams in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in next May's draft. So which top prospect best fits what those teams need?
By Andy Staples
Draft Board
Competition Starting to Stiffen
Competition Starting to Stiffen
We think we have this draft's top prospects pegged, but we'll learn a lot as some in our top 50 get ready to face off against each other in coming weeks
By Andy Staples