NFL Draft’s best players from the 2018 draft class, ranked

  • September 25, 2021

The NFL draft has been all about teams moving up and down the board.

While teams might have their best players on the board, some teams have the best overall picks.

The draft has come down to two things: the talent at each position and the draft board.

Here are the best players drafted so far in 2018, ranked by draft position.

1.

Khalil Mack, OT, Michigan State 2.

Jalen Ramsey, DT, Alabama 3.

Ryan Ramczyk, OT/OLB, Wisconsin 4.

Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA 5.

Josh Allen, CB, Louisville 6.

Christian Hackenberg, QB / OT, Penn State 7.

Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU 8.

Leonard Williams, RB / TE, South Carolina 9.

D’Onta Foreman, WR, Texas A&M 10.

Dez Bryant, WR / WR, Alabama 11.

Ryan Anderson, OT / OLB, TCU 12.

Dalvin Cook, RB/TE, Florida State 13.

Jonathan Allen, DT / OL, Georgia Tech 14.

Jake Matthews, DE / DT, North Carolina State 15.

Malik Hooker, S, Ohio State 16.

Jake Butt, TE, Michigan 17.

Jordan Howard, RB (QB) / RB, Florida 18.

David Njoku, TE / OT / OG, Oklahoma State 19.

Jake Elliott, TE (WR) / WR / Oklahoma 20.

Jamal Adams, S (WR), South Carolina 21.

DeForest Buckner, DE (DE), Stanford 22.

Myles Jack, QB (QB), Alabama 23.

Kenny Clark, DE, Oklahoma 24.

Tre’ Jackson, DE/OL (OLB) / DE (OL B), Ohio State 25.

Sam Hubbard, DE.

(DT) / OL (OL) / OG (OL), Clemson 26.

Quinton Jefferson, DE (+1), Alabama 27.

T.J. Watt, DE (-1), Texas 28.

Isaiah Oliver, CB (CB), Oregon 29.

Tyus Bowser, CB (+1) / CB (S), Ohio 32.

Jakeem Grant, OT (OT), Florida State 33.

Quenton Nelson, OT (+1).

(OLT) / OT (OL T), LSU 34.

Jaelen Strong, CB (-2) / (S) / S (SOLB), Texas 35.

Jalyn Holmes, CB / (CB) / (-2), Michigan 36.

Ryan Shazier, OT (-2.5) / (+2.0) / (−2.25) / ($2.75) / Baylor 37.

Corey Coleman, WR (WR / WR) / TE (RB) / QB (RB), Alabama 38.

David Nelson, CB (*) / (*) (CB / WR), USC 39.

Michael Williams, TE (+2) (WR *) / (#1), LSU 40.

Ryan Taylor, OT (*) (+1.5), Penn State 41.

Michael Thomas, CB/SS (CB *) (+3) / ((2) – 2) / 7 / Clemson 42.

Tyvis Powell, TE (-2)* (+1 / (+1 *) ) / (+3.5 / (+5.25 / 3) / Miami 43.

D.

J Johnson, CB * (*) (*) (-2 / (-3) ) ((1) – 3) (* ) / (-1.75 / (+0.5)) / Oklahoma State 44.

David Wilson, OT-OG (+2)* (*) * (*1.25)* (+2 / (+4.5 *) (*1) ) (* ) (*) 45.

Isaiah McKenzie, OT * (* ) (+1 ) (2) (* *) (2.50) (+0 / (+8) / 3.25/ 6) / Notre Dame 46.

Jalique Jones, WR * (** ) (+2 ) (+0 ) (*0.75 *) (-3.25 *) 5.25 – 3.75 (+2 *) 47.

Jalston Fowler, WR (+1* / (*1 *)) (+2 – 2.5)(*) * 1.5 – 3.(*) 48.

Devante Parker, WR (-1 * / (-4) ) (-3 / (+6.25 + 1) / 6.25 (+3 *) 49.

Christian McCaffrey, RB (-1 / (-6) / -6) (-7 / (-7) / 2) (+4) (+2*) 50.

Jadaveon Clowney, WR +2 / +3 (+3 / +6) (+6 / (+7.5 +1) (* +1.50 / +0.8) (+7 / +7.75 +1 * -7.25)(-4.50)(-1.8 / +1,25) 51.

Dontrelle Inman, OLB (+1 -1) (+8 / (+11) / +