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NFL Draft Diamonds 2016 Small School Prospect Rankings **UPDATED**

2016 NFL Draft Prospect Rankings by NFL Draft Diamonds

2016 NFL Draft Prospect Rankings by NFL Draft Diamonds

Our 2016 Small School Prospect List is out. It is not complete, we are still in the process of reviewing film. The 2015 NFL Draft is over, and we want to post our first small school list before anyone else on the web.  Our small school list will have guys from D3 to FCS. NFL Draft Diamonds has been specializing in small schoolers for years and we want to focus on some of the small schoolers in this class. These guys are not in specific order, but these are guys we feel will have a great shot to get drafted in 2016. 

NFL Draft Diamonds 2016 NFL Draft Prospects Rankings

Quarterbacks

  • Carson Wentz – North Dakota State University – 3rd Round
  • Vad Lee – James Madison – 6th Round
  • Josh Woodrum – Liberty
  • Michael Eubank – Samford
  • John Robertson – Villanova
  • John Gibbs Jr. – Alcorn State
  • Jason Vanderlaan – Ferris State
  • Liam Nadler – Gannon
  • Sean Goldrich – New Hampshire
  • Jacob Huesman – Chattanooga
  • Stephen Rivers – Northwestern State
  • Jesse Scroggins – Lindenwood
  • Kevin Earl – South Dakota
  • Alex Ross – Coastal Carolina
  • Christian LeMay – Jacksonville State/Georgia
  • Matt Soltes – East Stroudsburg
  • Ammon Olsen – Southern Utah
  • Jalen Whitlow – Eastern Illinois
  • Mark Iannotti – Southern Illinois
  • Kyle Washington – Angelo State
  • Daniel Sams – McNeese State/Kansas State 
  • Josh Straughan – Stillman
  • Morgan Roberts – Yale
  • Tre Roberson – Illinois State
  • Kade Bell – Jacksonville
  • Troy Mitchell – Western Carolina
  • Taylor Reed – Central Arkansas 
  • Chris Brown – Cal Poly
  • Derek Fulton – Grand View 
  • RJ Noel – Sacred Heart
  • Dalyn Williams – Dartmouth
  • Moses Skillon – Morgan State
  • Kyle Washington – Angelo State
  • Johnathan Williams – Grambling State
  • Ray Cotton – Mississippi College
  • Daniel Duhart – Alabama State
  • Dalton Oliver – Kentucky Wesleyan
  • Logan Schrader – Wartburg
  • Joe Callahan – Wesley

Running backs

  • Marshaun Coprich – Illinois State – 7th Round
  • DyShawn Mobley – Eastern Kentucky – 7th Round
  • Khairi Dickson – St. Francis
  • Darrian Miller – Northern Iowa
  • Connor Kacsor – Dayton
  • Johnta Hebert – Prairie View A&M
  • Savon Huggins – Northern Iowa
  • Pokey Harris – Murray State
  • Anthony Jordan – Bethune-Cookman
  • Mikal Abdul – Saboor – William & Mary
  • Geremy Alridge – Mitchell – West Texas A&M
  • Tom Smith – Tennessee State
  • J. Abnar – Liberty
  • Shepard Little – Eastern Illinois
  • Jarrell Oliver – Sam Houston State
  • Cedrick O’Neal – Valdosta State
  • DiAndre Atwater – Princeton
  • Xavier Finney – Idaho State
  • Lenard Tillery – Southern      
  • Connor Kacsor – Dayton                    
  • Darryn Ragsdale – Alcorn State
  • Rasheed Harrell – Southeastern Louisiana
  • Myke Tavarres – Incarnate Wood
  • Dominique Swope – West Alabama
  • Herschel Sims – Abilene Christian
  • Anthony Bilal – Lake Erie
  • Anthony Knight – Montana State
  • Cameron McDondle – CSU – Pueblo
  • JB Matthews – CSU Pueblo
  • Brandon Bourbon – Washburn
  • Calvinaugh Jones – Concord
  • Zayne Medhaug – Minnesota St Moorhead
  • Paul Stanton Jr. – Harvard
  • Rob Standard – Lindenwood/Iowa State
  • Lavorrie Johnson – Lindenwood
  • Matt Deiana – William Paterson University/UConn
  • Dylan Peebles – SUNY Cortland 
  • Nigel Simmons – New Mexico Highlands
  • Sam Sura – St. John’s
  • Josh Williams – Elmhurst
  • Gary Underwood – Villanova
  • Withler Marcelin – Rowan
  • Christopher McClendon – Oklahoma Panhandle State
  • Jeff Seybold – Pittsburg State
  • Brandon Domeyer – Wartburg 
  • Brock Jones – Gannon
  • Rahman Lee – Glenville State
  • Giresse Forchu – Mo. Southern State
  • Carl Harris – Lamar
  • Josh Williams – Elmhurst

Fullbacks

  • Andrew Bonnet – North Dakota State
  • Nick Butler – Norhtern Arizona
  • Seth Fisher – Richmond
  • Emmanuel Holder – Towson
  • Dalton Dillion – Campbell University 
  • Jamal Wilson – Montana
  • Tim Brown – West Chester
  • Jalen Harrington – Murray State
  • Dylan Long – McNeese State
  • Jordan Payne – Alcorn State

Wide Receivers

  • Paul McRoberts – SEMO – 6th Round
  • Darrin Peterson – Liberty – 7th Round
  • Ladarius Brown – Sam Houston State/TCU
  • Chris King – Duquesne
  • Ed Eagan – Northwester State (LA)
  • Derreck Edwards – Sam Houston State/Texas Tech
  • Reggie Diggs – Richmond
  • Marquise Cushon – Pittsburg State
  • Cedric Gilbert – Abiline Christian
  • Zach Vraa – North Dakota State
  • Xavier Robinson – Southeastern Lousiana
  • Karnorris Benson – Western Carolina
  • Thomas Carter III – Portland State
  • Devonta Elzy – Northwood
  • John Israel – Coastal Carolina University
  • Madison Mangum – Idaho State
  • Nnamdi Agude – Sacramento State
  • Jamaal Jones – Montana
  • Jerel Harrison – Delaware
  • Andrew Flory – Fort Hays State
  • Seth DeValve – Princeton 
  • Jaime Wilson – Bethune Cookman/Western Michigan
  • Reggie Bagelton – Lamar
  • Greg Coble – Lindenwood
  • William Morris – Davidson
  • Andrew Williams – Youngstown State
  • Dez Stewart – Ohio Dominican
  • Josh Barge – Jacksonville State
  • Andrew Fischer – Harvard
  • Janawski Davis – Murray State
  • Jeremy Harness – Murray State
  • Aaron Thomas – Stephen F. Austin
  • Willie Quinn – Southern
  • Kowan Scott – Cal PA
  • Delvon Carpenter – Northern Alabama
  • Christian Reeves – William & Mary
  • Vincent Dallas – Valdosta State
  • Kevin Gulyas – Villanova
  • Antonio Agurs – Ferris State
  • David Bush – McNeese State/TCU
  • Kenny Feyh – Ferris State
  • Chance Nelson – Sam Houston State/Texas A&M
  • Jeff Glover – Eastern Kentucky 
  • Jake Lampman – Ferris State
  • Willie Young – Arkansas Pine Bluff
  • Jamie Potts – Grand Valley State
  • Kevin Glears – Charleston Southern
  • Andre McCullouch – Rocky Mountain
  • Quentin Atkinson – North Carolina Central
  • Keelan Cole – Kentucky Wesleyan
  • Shaq Hill – Eastern Washington
  • Nathan Mourik – Southwest Baptist
  • Jalen Hendricks – Livingstone
  • Brian Dowling – Towson
  • Xavier Mitchell – Kentucky Wesleyan
  • Sheldon Mayer – Shippensburg 
  • Marcel Caver – Winston Salem State University
  • FJ Williams – Seton Hill
  • Reece Horn – U of Indy
  • Jon Schnaars – East Stroudsburg
  • Courtney Whitehead – Central Arkansas
  • Daryl Collins – West Alabama
  • Casey Osborne – Delta State
  • Josh Mikes – Winona State
  • Dushawn Brown – Denison
  • Joey Sonnenfield – Augsburg
  • Roman Namdar – Mount Union
  • Matt Boyce – Guat. Adolphus
  • Shaq Roland – Prairie View A&M
  • Adam Smith – Guilford
  • Ryan Ruffing – Washington and Jefferson

Tight End

  • Beau Sandland – Montana State/Miami
  • Temarrick Hemingway – South Carolina State
  • Ryan O’Malley – Penn
  • Gabe Hughes – Florida Tech
  • Jordan Payne – Alcorn State
  • Tim Brown – West Chester
  • R.J. Rickert – Northern Arizona
  • Adam Fuehne – Southern Illinois
  • Cole Spurgeon – Colorado Mines
  • Jamie Potts – Grand Valley State
  • Joe Sommers – Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • DeAnte Cheatham – James Madison
  • John Lavin – Bryant
  • Brendan Carozonni – John Carroll
  • Anthony Norris – Southern Utah
  • Garrett Claxon – Elmhurst
  • Jerad Butler – Ohio Dominican

Offensive Line

  • Joe Haeg – North Dakota State – 3rd Round
  • Clay Debord – Eastern Washington – 6th Round
  • Robert Booker – Missouri State – 7th Round
  • Ben Curtis – Delaware – 7th Round
  • Shaq Anthony – Tennessee State
  • Aaron Neary – Eastern Washington
  • Garrick Mayweather – Fordham
  • Cole Toner – Harvard
  • Trevor Strickland – Youngstown State
  • Nick Richter – Richmond
  • Jonathan Burgess – Liberty
  • Jim Walsh – Grand Valley State
  • Torian White – Hampton
  • Nate Theaker – Wayne State 
  • Garrett Clark – Southern Illinois
  • Andrew Jones – William & Mary
  • Anthony Fabiano – Harvard
  • Jaylen Crutchfield – Azusa Pacific
  • Travis Hening – East Central
  • James Lewis – Tennessee State
  • Isaac Sampson – Alcorn State
  • Zach Johnson – North Dakota State
  • Nick Borre – Eastern Illinois 
  • Max Sommer – Liberty
  • Andrew Oberg – Wagner
  • Zach Martinez – Colorado St. Pueblo
  • Bernard Gauldin – Austin Peay
  • Larsten Hansen – Sacramento State
  • Dan Buchholz – Duquesne 
  • Alex Damschorder – Heidelberg
  • David Tawari – Butler
  • Byron Williams – Stephen F. Austin
  • Terran Vaughn – Stephen F. Austin
  • Nick Perez – Tarleton State
  • Amadou Konte – Benedict
  • Joe Magardino – Trinity
  • Brett Eychmans – Eastern Kentucky
  • Corey White – Southern
  • Abe M’Bodj – Bryant
  • Zerrie Patterson – Florida A&M
  • Sam Frye – Citadel
  • Adam Wright – Jacksonville State
  • Stan Hasiak – West Texas A&M
  • Quentin Marsh – McNeese State
  • Bruce Johnson – Maine
  • Andrew Jones – William & Mary
  • Gunnar Bromelow – Samford
  • Michael Frank – Mouth Union
  • Donald Jackson – Sam Houston State
  • Joe Ray – Lenoir Rhyne
  • Corey Tucker – Slippery Rock
  • Ryan Geiger – Bloomsburg
  • Terrance Owens – Miles
  • Zach Voytek – New Haven
  • Kevin Battle – Jacksonville
  • Devin Filliben – Wesley
  • Kevin Bowen – East Central
  • Adam Redmond – Harvard
  • Austin Carlton – Franklin
  • Colin Egan – John Hopkins
  • Josh James – Carroll College
  • Tui Crichton – Weber State
  • Connor Peters – UW Whitewater
  • Zach Mitchell – Marian
  • Damian Love – Alabama State
  • Domonique Wyatt – Oklahoma Panhandle State
  • Jeremy Kelly – North Dakota State
  • Anthony Latina – John Carroll
  • Zeth Ramsay – Colorado Mesa
  • Mose Countryman – Delta State
  • Cory Tucker – Slippery Rock
  • Frank Vruwink – Michigan Tech
  • Jake Schunke – Towson 
  • Tyler Catalina – Rhode Island
  • Michael Frank – Mount Union
  • John Schmaing – Montana
  • Ethan Wirth – Southern Illinois
  • John Weidenaar – Montana State

Defensive Ends

  • Jonathan Woodard – Central Arkansas – 6th
  • James Cowser – Southern Utah – 6th
  • LaMichael Fanning – Jacksonville State/Alabama – 7th
  • Justin Zimmer – Ferris State
  • Drew Iddings – South Dakota
  • Morgan Fox – Colorado State Pueblo
  • Damon Gresham-Chisholm – Howard
  • Matt Judon – Grand Valley State University
  • Chris Landrum – Jacksonville State
  • Josh Gordon – Minnesota State – Mankato
  • Teddy Corwin – Illinois State
  • Clayton Callicutt – Angelo State
  • Trevor Bates – Maine
  • Demetrius Baldwin-Youngblood – Bucknell
  • Terrell Williams – Youngston State
  • Sydney Omameh – Ohio Domincan
  • Isaac Ales – Northern Iowa
  • Iosia Iosia – West Texas A&M
  • Ugonna Awuruonye – Campbell
  • Tyler Drake – Penn
  • Shaniel Jenkins – Shepherd
  • Anthony Lanier – Alabama A&M
  • Jake Payne – Shenandoah University 
  • Di’Andre Harrison – Ohio Dominican
  • Aaron Karlen – UW – Stevens Point
  • Dustin Martin – Weber State
  • Sadat Sulleyman – Portland State

Defensive Tackle

  • Javon Hargrave – South Carolina State – 3rd Round
  • O.J. Mau – Gardner Webb – 5th Round
  • DeVaunte Sigler – Jacksonville State/Auburn – 7th Round
  • Michael Pierce – Samford
  • Brandon Yost – Northwest Missouri State
  • Brandon Tuliaupupu – Sacramento State
  • Junior Alexis – Portland State/Miami
  • Donald Bryant – Stephen F. Austin
  • Toni Pulu – Texas A&M Commerce
  • Kayembe Matungulu – Western Carolina
  • Greg Milhouse – Campbell
  • Alex Mosley – James Madison
  • Steve Ambs – Ursinus
  • Jon Desir – Towson
  • Zach Capehart – Maryville 
  • Mike Lovejoy – Florida A&M
  • Tom Lally – Mount Union
  • A.J. Zuttah – Dartmouth
  • Chyron Brown Wallace – St. Lawrence
  • Zach Franz – UW Whitewater
  • Horace Arkadie – Eastern Illinois 
  • Alex Tucci – West Texas A&M

Inside Linebackers

  • Luke Rhodes – William & Mary – 5th Round
  • T.J. Lally – South Dakota State
  • Jeremiah Kose – Montana
  • Tanner Burch – Gardner Webb
  • Akil Blount – Florida A&M
  • Don Cherry – Villanova
  • Kendall Walker – Indiana State 
  • Brett McMakin – Northern Iowa
  • Justin Cooper – Samford
  • Pat Meehan – Illinois State
  • Danny Browell – Prairie View A&M
  • Darnell Sankey – Sacramento State
  • Joshua Thorne – Hampton
  • Dwayne Beckford – Marian/Purdue 
  • Kamu Gruger-Hill – Eastern Illinois
  • Will Ratelle – North Dakota
  • Devin Rollins – Howard
  • Alex Green – Valparaiso
  • Nick Dance – Tennessee Martin
  • Leilon Willingham – Northern Colorado
  • Jamal Qadir – Albany State
  • Devon Brant – Coastal Carolina/Western Michigan
  • Al Page – Wagner
  • Jarrid Williams – Wagner 
  • Austin Hemberger – Northwest Oklahoma
  • Tyler Henderson – Minnesota State
  • Austin Jacques – Johnson C. Smith
  • Max Nacewicz – Springfield College
  • Marquis Artis – Buffalo State
  • JJ Rafelson – Western Illinois
  • Will McNamara – Dartmouth
  • James Rentz – Sacred Heart

Outside Linebackers

  • Victor Ochi – Stony Brook – 7th Round
  • Noah Spence – Eastern Kentucky/Ohio State – 7th Round
  • Connor Underwood – Indiana State – 7th Round
  • David Perkins – Illinois State/Ohio State
  • Chima Ozowihe – Liberty
  • Gabe Terry – Tennessee State/Miami
  • Chad Geter – Gardner Webb
  • Burton DeKoning – Cal Poly/Nevada
  • Tyler Henderson – Minnesota State – Mankato
  • Deon King – Norfolk State
  • Trevor Bates – Maine
  • Larry Butler – Southern Nazarene 
  • Cory Magwood – Furman
  • Alex Donnelly – Illinois State
  • Errol Brewster – Cal Pa
  • Stephen Hodge – Fordham
  • Kamu-Grugier-Hill – Eastern Illinois
  • Kendrick Van Ackeren – Montana
  • Fedney Delphonse – Eastern Illinois
  • Anthony McDaniel – Bowie State
  • Braysean Jones – Miles
  • Tovar Sanchez – Central Washington
  • Tony McRae – North Carolina A&T
  • Alex Hoff – Linfield
  • Keyen Lage – South Dakota
  • Ryan Arlker – Bluffton
  • Rahim Cassell – Stony Brook
  • Don Carter – New Mexico Highlands
  • Logan Mayes – Cal Poly
  • Kenny Murphy – Valdosta State
  • Kevin Cope – John Carroll
  • Eric Medes – Harvard
  • Roderick Holder – Coastal Carolina
  • Adam Dansdill – Wheaton (Ill)
  • Justin Dischler – UW Whitewater
  • Dubem Nwadiogbu – Youngstown State

Cornerback

  • Harlan Miller – Southeastern Louisiana – 6th Round
  • Diondre Hall – Northern Iowa – 6th Round
  • LeShaun Sims – Southern Utah – 7th Round
  • Michael Jordan – Missouri Western- 7th Round
  • Jermaine Hough – Jacksonville State
  • Trenier Orr – Sam Houston State/Cincinnati
  • Makinton Dorleant – Northern Iowa/Maryland
  • James Bradberry – Samford
  • Jordan Batiste – Southeastern Louisiana/Tulane
  • Kenneth Durden – Youngstown State
  • Solomon St. Pierre – Sioux Falls
  • Travoy Martinez – Regina (Canada)
  • Dallas Jackson – Jacksonville
  • Daquan Minter – Saint Francis PA
  • Kevin Rucker – Arkansas Pine Bluff
  • Tony McRae – North Carolina A&T
  • Jordan Shaw – Shorter
  • Alex Avant – Mercer
  • Matt Smiley – Lafayette
  • Warren Gatewood – Alcorn
  • CJ Smith – North Dakota State
  • Troy Smith – Ferris State
  • Richard Nash – Delta State
  • Jamel Major – Oklahoma Panhandle State
  • Anthony Standifer – Eastern Illinois/Ole Miss
  • Aaron Sibley – Portland State
  • Isaiah Davis – Central Washington
  • Vernon Harris – Dartmouth
  • Malcolm Jackson – Charleston Southern
  • Eric Rawls – Kentucky State 
  • Daquan Holmes – American International
  • Curtis Pumphrey – Bowie State
  • Tyler Herman  – Kentucky Wesleyan
  • Cedrique Chaney – Central Washington
  • Samuel Brown – Missouri Western
  • Eric Garguilo – Montclair State
  • Ryan Smith – North Carolina Central
  • Karlton Dennis – Cal Poly
  • Bernell Brooks – Tennessee State
  • Billy Eakins – Ohio Dominican
  • JerMario Gooch – Guilford
  • Tre Jones – Mount Union
  • JeRyan Butler – South Dakota State
  • Bryson Keeton – Montana State
  • Leondre Simmon – St. Lawrence

Free Safety

  • De’Andre Houston – Carson – William & Mary – 6th Round
  • Anthony Gaffney – Princeton – 7th Round
  • Antonio Hamilton – South Carolina State
  • Denzel Thompson – Southeastern Louisiana
  • Tim Kilfoy – Northern Iowa
  • Carlos Cox – Friends (Kan.)
  • Matt Smalley – Lafayette
  • Najee Bright – Alabama State
  • Micah Eugene – Southeastern Louisiana
  • Brent Spikes – McNeese State
  • Marcus Alford – Northern Arizona
  • Jordan Tonani – Eastern Washington
  • Terrance Bryant – Jacksonville
  • Brandon Dozier – UNC Charlotte
  • Alex Kocheff – Mount Union
  • Jourdan Wickliffe – Eastern Illinois 
  • Tre Moore – Youngstown State

Strong Safety

  • Miles Killebrew – Southern Utah – 5th Round
  • D.J. Cameron – Southern Illinois
  • Floyd Jones – North Alabama
  • Jared Roberts – Lafayette
  • Richie Sampson – Coastal Carolina University
  • Adam Sauder – Taylor (Ind.)
  • Eric Williams – Indiana of PA
  • Taison Manu – Idaho State
  • Mark Sewell – Indiana State
  • Sean Ahern – Harvard
  • Marqui Christian – Midwestern State 
  • Emmanuel Orange – Carson Newman
  • Paul Dodson – Lincoln 

Punter

  • Lachlan Edwards – Sam Houston State
  • Ben LeCompte – North Dakota State
  • James Dugan – West Georgia 
  • Cory Carter – Texas Southern
  • David Strickland – Point (GA)
  • Matthew Spencer – Central Arkansas
  • Hamish MacInnes – Jacksonville State
  • Kyle Clark – Newberry

Kicker

  • John Lunsford – Liberty
  • Michael Schmadeke – Northern Iowa
  • Brad Cornish – Sacramento State
  • Brent Wahle – Ohio Dominican
  • David Last – San Diego
  • Marcelo Bonani – Missouri State
  • Tyler McNannay – Eastern Washington
  • Nolan Bieck – Princeton
  • Anthony Pistelli – Valdosta State/ Samford 
  • Diogo Dietrich – Suny Maritime
  • Jackson Redditt – Tennessee Martin

Return Man

  • Isaiah Davis – Central Washington
  • Jessie Ramos Jr. – Hardin Simmons
  • Pokey Harris – Murray State
  • Antonio Hamilton – South Carolina State
  • Ed Eagan – Northwestern State

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