2017 SUPER ELITE 32 PLAYERS FOR 2017 NFL DRAFT! By Super Scout Max Emfinger

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SUPER ELITE THIRTY-TWO PLAYERS
FOR 2017 NFL DRAFT!
By Super Scout Max Emfinger

SCOUTING NOTE I: If the Player did run two Forties at the NFL Scouting Combine, I averaged both of those Two Forties with their best Forty on Record. If they did not run the Forty at the Combine, I averaged both of his best two Forties on Record. On all of their Speed Measurables, if they did not run at the Scouting Combine or at Pro Day, that Measurable will be in RED.

SPECIAL NOTE II: This 2017 NFL Draft Class looks like to me to be the Best Draft Class Ever and the #1 Rated Player, Myles Garrett, will now also hold the All-Time MEARS RECORD with a Mind-Boggling 2,889 MEARS RECORD. Also, this Draft Class includes the Best Tight End  Draft Class Ever, including O.J. Howard, Evan EngramDavid Njoku, George Kittle, Jonnu Smith, and Gerald Everett.

SPECIAL NOTE III: This 2017 NFL Draft Class also is Loaded with Great Defensive Ends, including Myles Garrett, Soloman Thomas, Derek Barnett, Jordan Willis, Carl Lawson,  Taco Charlton, and Tarell Basham.

2,700 OR BETTER – SUPER ELITE GOLD RATINGS

COLLEGE PLAYER           HT WT 40 VJ SH SBJ BP College MEARS RATING
1 DE Myles Garrett               6-4 272 4.64 41 4.44 127 33 Texas A&M 2,889 MEARS
2 DE Solomon Thomas             6-3 273 4.65 35 4.49 125 30 Stanford 2,781 MEARS
3 DT Jonathan Allen               6-3 286 4.95 30 4.75 108 21 Alabama   2,762 MEARS
4 TE O.J. Howard                      6-6 251 4.48 30 4.16 121 22 Alabama   2,767 MEARS
5 SS Jamal Adams                           6-0 214 4.37 31.5 4.13 120 18 LSU  2,765 MEARS
6 RB Leonard Fournette                   6-1 240 4.47 28.5 4.28 120 LSU 2,760 MEARS
7 OLB Haason Reddick           6-1237 4.47 36.5 4.26 133 24 Temple   2,759 MEARS
8 SS Obi Melifonwu                  6-4 224 4.4 44 4.09 140 17 U-Conn    2,758 MEARS
9 TE Evan Engram                    6-3 234 4.39 36 4.23 124 19 Ole Miss   2,757 MEARS
10 MLB Reuben Foster           6-0 236 4.62 36 4.42 120 25 Alabama  2,750 MEARS
11 TE David Njoku                        6-4 246 4.59 40 4.34 133 21 Miami   2,747 MEARS
12 CB Marshon Lattimore    6-0 193 4.33 38.5 4.13 132 Ohio State   2,736 MEARS
13 FS Malik Hooker                   6-1 206 4.41 36 4.21 120 Ohio State   2,732 MEARS
14 WR Mike Williams                 6-4 218 4.5 32.5 4.3 121 15 Clemson   2,731 MEARS
15 CB Gareon Conley            6-0 195 4.39 37 4.18 128 11 Ohio State    2,730 MEARS
15 CB Kevin King               6-3 200 4.39 39.5 3.89 120 11 Washington 2,730 MEARS
17 QB Mitch Trubisky     6-2 222 4.64 27.5 4.25 115 North Carolina  2,729 MEARS
18 QB DeShaun Watson            6-2 221 4.61 32,5 4.31 117 Clemson   2,727 MEARS
19 OT Garett Bolles                               6-5 297 4.95 28 4.55 115 Utah   2,725 MEARS
20 SS Jabrill Peppers         5-11 213 4.43 35.5 4.23 127 19 Michigan    2,721 MEARS      20 WR John Ross                     5-11 188 4.22 37 4.02 133  Washington  2,721 MEARS
22 OLB Takkarist McKinley       6-2 250 4.53 33 4.33 122 24 UCLA  2,720 MEARS
23 RB Christian McCaffrey 5-11 202 4.43 37.5 4.22 121 10 Stanford  2,719 MEARS
24 DE Derek Barnett           6-3 259 4.82 31 4.49 116 20 Tennessee    2,718 MEARS
25 CB Marshon Lattimore    6-0 193 4.33 38.5 4.13 132 Ohio State   2,716 MEARS
26 WR Corey Davis        6-3 209 4.42 36 4.2 126 Western Michigan  2,715 MEARS
26 QB Patrick Mahomes         6-2 225 4.76 30 4.08 113 Texas Tech   2,715 MEARS
28 MLB Jarrad Davis              6-1 238 4.59 38.5 4.29 129 23 Florida   2,711 MEARS
29 RB Dalvin Cook      5-10 210 4.45 30.5 4.53 116 22 Florida State   2,710 MEARS
30 WR Malachi Dupre                  6-2 196 4.41 39.5 4.16 135 11 LSU   2,707 MEARS
31 CB Chidobe  Awuzie      6-0 202 4.38 39.5 4.14 132 16 Colorado   2,704 MEARS
32 DE Jordan Willis         6-4 255 4.49 39 4.29 124 24 Kansas State  2,700 MEARS

 SUPER ELITE GOLD-CHIP PROFILES

COLLEGE PLAYER           HT WT 40 VJ SH SBJ BP College MEARS RATING
1 DE Myles Garrett               6-4 272 4.64 41 4.44 127 33 Texas A&M 2,889 MEARS

Image result for myles garrett photosIn any NFL draft, there are always NFL Teams that say they want to take the Best Player Available, Irregardless of Position. By that Rationale, Super Defensive End Freak Myles Garrett (#15) of Texas A&M is that #1 Overall Selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, because he is a “Super Combine Freak” and he is the best Football Player Available in the DraftGarrett has Blinding Speed off the Edge and is a Natural Pass-Rusher with rare Explosiveness. At the 2017 Scouting Combine, he Recorded a 41-Inch Vertical Jump and for a Player Weighing 272-Pounds, that Feat was Simply Mind-Boggling. He also has Incredible Strength as he Recorded 33-Reps of 225-Pounds on the Bench Press.

He also has an Unbelievable Motor that will Overwhelm any Offensive Player Trying to Block Him. For the next level, Garrett fits any Defense. For the NFL, Garrett has Great Potential to be an Impact-Maker in the mold of a Von MillerGarrett is a Consensus #1 Draft Selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, with an Off the Charts 2,889 MEARS RATING, and he should be Selected as the #1 Pick and #1 Selection by the Cleveland Browns!

2 DE Solomon Thomas             6-3 273 4.65 35 4.49 125 30 Stanford 2,781 MEARS

Related imageSolomon Thomas (#90) is another Unbelievable Defensive End Freak in the Same Mold of another Myles Garrett and he also has Incredible Speed Measurables for a 2 273-Pounder. Thomas also has Tremendous Strength with 30 Reps on the Bench Press. Thomas is also a Consensus #2 Defensive End in the NFL Draft after Garrett and Thomas is so Versatile, he could be Used at any Position on the Defensive Line.

3 DT Jonathan Allen               6-3 286 4.95 30 4.75 108 21 Alabama   2,780 MEARS

Image result for Jonathan allen PhotosJonathan Allen is Without a Doubt, the #1 Defensive Tackle in the 2017 NFL Draft and he will “Come-Off” the Draft Board in the First Three or Four Draft Selections. To Prove My Point, Allen Won the 2016 Chuck Bednarik Award and also the Bronco Nagurski Award as the Top Defender in the Country. In 2016, Allen (#93) was the Top Defender on the Top Defense in the Country as he Recorded 69 Tackles, including 16 Tackle For a Loss, and also Led Alabama with 10.5 Quarterback Sacks. Allen repeated as All-SEC following an Outstanding Junior Season where he finished Second in the SEC with 12 Quarterback Sacks, including 14.5 Tackles For a LossAllen was a Very Special Player Coming out of High School in 2012, as he was Selected as The Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year in Virginia and he Contributed early in his Freshman Year for Alabama, playing regularly as a Freshman Reserve and then he became a Starter as a Sophomore and Recorded another 11.5 Tackles For a Loss and 5.5 Sacks.

4 TE O.J. Howard                      6-6 251 4.48 30 4.16 121 22 Alabama   2,767 MEARS

Image result for O.J, Howard PhotosI had O.J. Howard Rated as the #1 Tight End in High School and Now-Again I have him Rated as the #1 Tight End Coming-out of College. Howard (#88) of Alabama is probably the Most-Complete NFL Tight End Prospect to enter the NFL Draft in the past Decade. This is an Amazing Statement with others, including Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham, Travis Kelce and Jordan Reed all making an Impressive Statement at the Tight End Position. Howard is an Outstanding Pass Catcher with a Rare Combination of Size, an Incredible 4.48 Forty and another Incredible 4.16 Pro-Shuttle, and with Unbelievable Athleticism.  The thing that sets O.J.Howard apart from all of the other Tight Ends is that he is a Very Well-Rounded Tight End. While many other Tight Ends are essentially Big Wide Receivers, Howard played as a Traditional Tight End at Alabama. Howard also played in Two NFL-Type National Championship Games that will lead his NFL Team to build their Passing Game-Plans around his Incredible Talents.

5 SS Jamal Adams                          6-0 214 4.33 31.5 4.13 120 18 LSU   2,765 MEARS

Image result for Jamal Adams LSU PhotosSuper-Star Safety Jamal Adams (#33) Showed-Up at the LSU Pro Day and said that he wanted to improve on his Forty-Yard Dash Time at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine of 4.56 and he then Preceded to run an Incredible Un-Official 4.33 Forty Time. Adams was still given a Tremendous 4.4 Official Time. I averaged both 40 Times and I gave him a 4.37 Forty, making him the Fastest Safety in the 2017 NFL Draft and also the #1 Safety in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Jamal Adams was also Super Impressive in the Defensive Back Drills at both the NFL Scouting Combine and at LSU Pro Day. In his Three-Year LSU Career, Adams was a Freshman All-American in 2014 and an All-American in 2016. Adams is the Most Incredible Active Safety that I have ever seen with 209 Tackles and 17.5 TFL in 37 Games, while Starting Every Game is 2015 and 2016.

6 RB Leonard Fournette                   6-1 240 4.47 28.5 4.28 120 LSU 2,760 MEARS

Image result for leonard fournette photosAt the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine,  Fournette Weighed-In at 240-Pounds and then he ran a 4.51 and a 4.52 Forty. After those Two Forties, all of the NFL Scouts and Analysis Scouts went Crazy in Trying to Decide who was the Best and Most-Wanted Running Back. Most of the NFL Scouts, including me, felt that Fournette would be the First Running Back to Come-Off of the NFL 2017 Draft Board in the  NFL Draft. Fournette just might be one of the Top 3 or 4 Draft Selections Overall, but that Team must be a Run-Dominated Offense. Fournette (#7) also Showed-Up at the LSU Pro Day, about 12-Pounds Lighter than his 240-Pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine, and he was Totally Awesome in the Running Back Drills, and he was also Impressive in Pass-Catching Drills.  Fournette was my #1 Rated Running Back, coming-out of High School, and also my #1 Running Back coming-out of College. A Running Back like Fournette comes along, maybe once in a DecadeI have been watching Fournette for Three Years at LSU and he is just an Unbelievable Super Freak at Running Back. There have been SEC Games that he was Never Really Stopped and when he was “ON”, LSU Never LostFournette will be an Instant Starter for the Lucky NFL Team that Gets him. 

7 OLB Haason Reddick           6-1 237 4.47 36.5 4.26 133 24 Temple   2,759 MEARS

Image result for Haason reddick PhotosOne of the Most Impressive Players at the 2017 Scouting Combine, was an Athletic Linebacker Named Haason Reddick (#58) from Temple University and he Turned The Heads of Every Single NFL Scout that was there. First of all, he ran an Impressive 4.47 Forty and then he did a 36.5-Inch Vertical Jump, while Weighing 237-Pounds. These Two Mesasurables were Impressive, but then he Finished with an Incredible 133-Inch Standing Broad Jump and 24 Reps of 225-Pounds on the Bench Press. Reddick was not able to run a Pro-Shuttle at the Scouting Combine, but on Temple Pro Day, Reddick had all of the NFL Scouts Buzzing again as he ran a Amazing 4.26 Pro Schuttle for the NFL Scouts.

Reddick was once an 185-Pound Temple Walk-On, and then Developed into a Super Hybrid Pass Rusher who had a Team-Best 22.5 Tackles for a Loss and 10.5 Quarterback Sacks as a Senior. However due to size, Reddick will move to Outside Linebacker in the NFL. Reddick is a Super Athletic Player, and with his Unbelievable Athleticism, he is Projecting as a #1 Draft Choice.

8 SS Obi Melifonwu                  6-4 224 4.4 44 4.09 140 17 U-Conn    2,758 MEARS

Image result for Obi melifonwu PhotosOne of the Most Impressive Players at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, along with Myles Garrett, was Strong Safety Obi Melifonwu (#20) of U-Conn. First of all, at 6-4 and 224-Pounds, Melifonwu might be the Biggest and Most Athletic Strong Safety in the Country, along with Jamal Adams, but he also “Put-Up” some of the most Incredible Speed Measurables Ever at the Combine. In Basketball, they Call it a Triple-Double, but in Football, it might be Called a Four-Triple-Double, including a 4.4 Forty and a 44-Inch Standing Broad Jump. Then he was the Super-Star again at the U-Conn Pro-Day, as he Recorded another Sensational 4.09 in the Pro-Shuttle. He was Outstanding in both of the Drills and with his Incredible and Mind-Boggling Speed Measurables with his Great Athleticism, Melifonwu  should be able to become a First Round Draft Choice in the 2017 Draft.

9 TE Evan Engram                    6-3 234 4.39 36 4.23 124 19 Ole Miss   2,757 MEARS

Image result for Evan Engram PhotosThe 2017 NFL Draft is Loaded with Unbelievable and Incredible Tight End Prospects and Three or Four of them are going to be a #1 Draft Choice, including O.J. Howard of Alabama; Evan Engram (#17 In Photo) of Ole Miss; and David Njoku of MiamiEngram finished his Incredible Ole Miss Career by Making First-Team All-American. As a Senior, in 2016, he had an Impressive 65 catches, for 926-Yards and Eight Touchdowns. His Fabulous Career Totals included 162 Catches for 2,320-Yards and broke all of the Rebels School Records for Tight End.

Engram has Unbelievable Speed and Explosiveness and he is also very hard to defend, regardless of where he lines up on the Field for a Linebacker, Safety or even a Cornerback. At the 2017 Scouting Combine, Engram Turned-Heads when he ran a Mind-Boggling 4.42-Forty, although his best time was a 4.39. Only Four Wide Receivers had better Forty Times than Engram. His 4.23 Pro-Shuttle was also an Incredible Time for a Tight End. I cannot see how this Tight End Freak will not be Drafted on Day One in the First Round of the Draft.

10 MLB Reuben Foster             6-0 236 4.62 36 4.42 120 25 Alabama  2,756 MEARS

Image result for Reuben foster PhotosReuben Foster (#10) is an Incredible Middle Linebacker with Tremendous Leadership Qualities and he makes Tackles from Sideline to Sideline and he also makes a lot Tackles. Foster Recorded 11.5 Tackles for a Loss in his Last Ten Games in 2016. He also is a Very Impressive Blitzer and Recorded 5 Quarterback Sacks in 2016.

11 TE David Njoku                        6-4 246 4.59 40 4.34 133 21 Miami   2,747 MEARS

Image result for David Njoku PhotosSuper Tight End David Njoku (#86) was a National High School High Jump Champion with a Seven-Foot Best Jump, so all of the NFL Scouts were aware that he is an Athletic Freak and how he can Catch a lot of Footballs that other Tight Ends would not be able to make. He only had Eight Dropped Footballs over the last two seasons for a Drop-Rate of only 11 Per-cent. Njoku has Unbelievable Freaky Athleticism for the Tight End Position. He is an Exceptional Playmaker and he also has a Tremendous Yards-Per-Catch Average. At the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Njoku Turned Heads of a lot of NFL Scouts when he Recorded some Incredible Speed Measurables, including a Fabulous  40-Inch Vertical Jump, an Incredible 133-Inch Standing Broad Jump, and an Impressive 4.34 Pro-Shuttle. He also Ran a 4.59 Forty, while Weighing-In at 246-Pounds.

12 CB Marshon Lattimore    6-0 193 4.33 38.5 4.13 132 Ohio State   2,736 MEARS

Image result for Marshon lattimore PhotosAt the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Super-Star Cornerback Marshon Lattimore had all of the NFL Scouts Drooling over the Prospects of being able to put him in their Secondary Next Year. At the Combine, Lattimore (#2) Recorded some Incredible and Very Impressive Speed Measurables, including a 4.33 Forty, a 38.5-Inch Vertical Jump, a 4.13 Pro-Shuttle, and a Tremendous 132-Inch Standing Broad Jump. A Hamstring Injury Forced Lattimore in the 2014 and 2015 Seasons, but he had a Stellar 2016 Season with Four Interceptions and Nine Pass Breakups and Decided to Declare for the NFL Draft.

13 WR Mike Williams                 6-4 218 4.5 32.5 4.3 121 15 Clemson   2,735 MEARS

Image result for Mike Williams Clemson PhotosSuper-Star Clemson Wide Receiver Mike Williams (#7) is a Phenomenal Player who will become a #1 Draft Choice in the Upcoming 2017 NFL DraftWilliams has the Size, Speed, and Athleticism that has All of the NFL Talent Scouts Drooling, about the Chance to Draft him, because he has Unbelievable Potential to become one of the Greatest NFL Wide Receivers in NFL History, comparing him to the Former Clemson All-Americans Sammy Watkins, DeAndre Hopkins, and Martavis BryantWilliams is a Two-Year Starter at Wide Receiver and Follows in the footsteps of Hopkins and Watkins as the #1 Wide Receiver in the National Champion Clemson Offense and one of the best Wide Receivers in the Country and he will also follow Hopkins and Watkins as #1 Draft Choices. His 1,361-Yards Receiving in the 2015 Season is the Third-Best Ever in Clemson History, just behind Hopkins with 1,405-Yards and Watkins with 1,464-Yards.

14 OG Forest Lamp 6-4 309 4.96 27.5 4.62 111 34 Western Kentucky 2,733 MEARS

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15 FS Malik Hooker                  6-1 206 4.41 36 4.21 120 Ohio State   2,732 MEARS

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16 CB Gareon Conley           6-0 195 4.39 37 4.18 128 11 Ohio State    2,730 MEARS

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16 CB Kevin King              6-3 200 4.39 39.5 3.89 120 11 Washington 2,730 MEARS

Image result for Kevin King Washington PhotosKevin King was  one of the Biggest Surprises of the 2017 Scouting Combine when he “Wowed” the NFL Scouts with his Eye-Popping Speed Measurables, including a 4.39 Forty, a 39.5-Inch Vertical Jump, and a Completely Mind-Boggling 3.89 Pro Shuttle. With a 6-3 and 200-Pound Frame and Unbelievable Athleticism and instincts, you can imagine what King caused for the NFL Scouts who were there to watch his Teammates, including WR John Ross and FS Budda Baker.

“When we got here, he was a Safety, and while I thought he was a Natural Cornerback was his natural position, we kept him at Safety, Coach Jim Lake said. “Then we moved him to Cornerback as a Junior, and he played more Nickel, which really allowed him to show off his Athletic Ability. He really clogged the lane with his 6-3 Frame.

18 QB Mitch Trubisky     6-2 222 4.64 27.5 4.25 115 North Carolina  2,729 MEARS

Image result for mitchell trubisky photosMitchell Trubisky (#10) was Very Impressive at the 2017 Scouting Combine as he Recorded some Very Impressive Speed Measurables with a 4.67 Forty, a 115-Inch Standing Broad Jump, and a Very Impressive 4.25 Pro-Shuttle. He was regarded as one of the First or Second-Best Quarterback in the 2017 Draft and his performance also proved that fact, although most NFL Scouts placed him Very Close to DeShaun Watson. His 40-Yard Time was a Surprise to some Scouts.

In the Position Drills, Trubisky showed Great Quickness of his Release and he also showed a Solid Arm Strength and Unbelievable Accuracy for the next level. Trubisky may be the Best Overall Quarterback in the Draft, but he only had 13 Starts in College and this is a Concern to some of the NFL Teams. His Great Passing Accuracy is a Super Plus, as he had a Great 68.2 Completion Rate with 30 Touchdowns in his 13 College Starts. With his Great Athleticism, Trubisky will Definitely be Drafted in the First Round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

19 QB DeShaun Watson            6-2 221 4.61 32,5 4.31 117 Clemson   2,727 MEARS

Image result for deshaun watson photosOne of my Favorite Quarterbacks for the Last Two Years was Clemson Super-Star Quarterback Deshaun Watson. I did not Select College Players of the Week in the 2016 Clemson National Championship Season, but back in their 2015 National Championship Finalist Season, Watson was Selected as one of my College Football Players of the Week after Seven WeeksWatson had a Chance to “Come-Out” Early after that 2015 Football Season, but he decided to Come-Back for his Senior Season and in that Memorable and History-Making 2016 Season, he led the Clemson Tigers to the National Championship over Alabama.

After these Two Incredible Seasons, every NFL Scout knew he that was going to be the Best Quarterback in the Scouting Combine, but everyone was still very interested in seeing just how Outstanding he really was and how great that he really might could become in the NFL.  All of the Quarterbacks had a chance to solidify themselves in the Draft at the Combine, but it was Watson who walked away from this 2017 NFL Scouting Combine with the Most Impressive Passing Performance. All 32 NFL Teams were at the Clemson Pro-Day and all of them were there to watch Watson and his Favorite Receiver, Mike Williams, in the Passing Drills and he did not Disappoint them as he threw 62 Passes and Completed 54 of those 62 Passes. A Super-Star Quarterback like Watson comes along only a few times in a Decade and he will be Definitely be Drafted in the First Round in the 2017 Draft. 

20 OT Garett Bolles                               6-5 297 4.95 28 4.55 115 Utah   2,725 MEARS

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The 2017 NFL Draft does not have a lot of Great Offensive Linemen, but Utah Super-Star Garrett Bolles is a Real Super Freak at the Position. Bolles (#74) is a Junior College Transfer and he made 12 Starts for the Utes in 2016 at Left Offensive Tackle, but he Wowed all of the NFL Scouts with his Unbelievable Speed Measurables for a 297-Pounder, Highlighted by a 4.55 Pro-Shuttle. Bolles also did a 28-Inch Vertical Jump and he did a 115-Inch Standing Broad Jump. There are a lot of NFL Teams that need an Athletic Offensive Linemen and I believe that Bolles will go in The First Round.

21 SS Jabrill Peppers         5-11 213 4.43 35.5 4.23 127 19 Michigan    2,721 MEARS

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Jabrill Peppers (#5) is a Super Freak on Defense at Any Position that he is asked to play. After being Selected as the Defensive Player of the Year in 2013 by USA Today, Peppers arrived on the Michigan Campus with Some Unbelievable Hype,  as being one  of the Most Sought-After Recruits in the 2014 Recruiting Class. In 2014, Peppers Played Cornerback and then in 2015, he Played Safety. Then in 2016, he was moved to Outside Linebacker. So if Peppers is that Great Defensive Player who has played Three Different Positions in Three Different Years, then he must be a Great Defensive Player, so what is the Deal with this Defensive Super-Star? If Peppers is a Super-Star Player who can Excel at Three Different Positions on the Football Field, then we are looking at a Player, who is a Super Athlete, that we have never seen, except maybe once in a Decade.

Most of the NFL Teams Really like Peppers because of his Versatility and Great Athleticism and so at the 2017 Scouting Combine, Peppers Worked-Out with the Linebackers on Sunday and then the Defensive Backs on Monday. His 4.46 Forty was the Best Time for a Linebacker since The 2000 Scouting Combine, but he will Probably be Drafted as a Strong Safety in the First Round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

21 WR John Ross                     5-11 188 4.22 37 4.02 133  Washington  2,721 MEARS

Image result for John Ross washington PhotosSuper-Star John Ross “Showed-Up” at the 2017 Scouting Combine and Shocked All of the NFL Scouts when he Ran a 4.22 Forty. I was actually watching the Scouting Combine on TV and Ross (#1) actually had a 4.19 “Hand-Timed” Forty by a couple of NFL Scouts, but he was given an Official 4.22. The Electronic 4.22 Forty is the Fastest Forty Time since 2003 when the Electronic-Timing Started. It seems Pretty Amazing, but when Ross ran his 4.22 Forty, it looked-like he was “Pulling-Up” at the End. He did Post a Great 37-Inch Vertical Jump and an Outstanding 133-Inch Standing Broad Jump, but did not run a Pro-Shuttle, leading me to believe that he did Pull Something.

When Ross was 14-Years Old, he was “All-Set” to return the Opening Kickoff in his First High School Football Game and he asked his Coach what to do if he got the Football. His coach simply said, “Run, and do not let anybody tackle you!” The other guy Returning the Kickoff, asked the Coach the same Question and the Coach said: “Give the Football to Ross.” Ross did get the Kickoff and he took it back 100-Yards for a Touchdown, and this was the start of what has been an Incredible Football Career for John Ross, who also Returned Four Kicks for Touchdowns for Washington. Now, he’s Mr. 4.22, and he will soon be playing on Sundays in the NFL.

23 OLB Takkarist McKinley      6-2 250 4.53 33 4.33 122 24 UCLA  2,720 MEARS

Image result for Takkarist McKinley PhotosTakkarist McKinley (#98) is a Tremendous Rush Linebacker who Dominated the Pacific-12 and he Recorded 10 Quarterback Sacks as a Senior in 2016.

24 RB Christian McCaffrey 5-11 202 4.43 37.5 4.22 121 10 Stanford  2,719 MEARS

Image result for Christian Mccaffrey PhotosI really was Never able to Watch Stanford Super-Star Christian McCaffrey (#5) play in a Game and Demonstrate his Exceptional Rare Talent as an Unbelievable All-Purpose Running Back and this Incredible Football Player was in New York this Past Football Season for the Finals of the Heisman Trophy. Since McCaffrey did not play in the SEC, Big-12, ACC, or Big-10, and he was on the West Coast, a lot of people Never had a chance to view him play, but in the 2017 Scouting Combine, McCaffrey was able to Showcase his Incredible Skills and Tremendous All-Purpose Skills, demonstrating Unbelievable Ball Skills, including Catching the Football coming out of the Backfield; and tremendous Pass-Route Running. With these skills, McCaffrey had most of the NFL Scouts Drooling about the chance of getting this Tremendous Talent for their NFL Team. In the Running Back Drills, McCaffrey Proved his Great Versatility as he Caught Passes from both the Running Back Position and in a Slot Receiver, Running Routes with the Wide Receivers. After the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, I Think that Christian McCaffrey Proved that he is a Definite Potential #1 Draft Choice at Running Back, along with Fournette and Cook.

25 DE Derek Barnett            6-3 259 4.82 31 4.49 116 20 Tennessee    2,718 MEARS

Image result for Derek Barnett PhotosDerek Barnett is a Tremendous Pass-Rusher in the Same Mold of Myles Garrett and Solomon Thomas. In 39 Games for the Tennessee Vols, Barnett (#9) Recorded a Tennessee School Record of 33 Career Sacks which was held by NFL Hall of Fame Reggie White.  At the 2017 Scouting Combine, Barnett was Set to “Show-Off” his Pass-Rushing Talents, but he got sick and could not Perform to his Intense Standards. He still was able to Record a Great 31-Inch Vertical Jump and a 4.49 Pro Shuttle.

Barnett became the First True Freshman to start a Season Opener for Tennessee on the Defensive Line and then Earned Freshman All-American as he Set School Records with 20.5 Tackles for a Loss and 10 Quarterback Sacks. Barnett is not an Elite Athlete with Great Athleticism like Garnett and Thomas, but is is Incredible on Film and he is an Unbelievable Playmaker from his Rush End Position.

26 WR Corey Davis        6-3 209 4.42 36 4.2 126 Western Michigan  2,715 MEARS

Image result for Corey Davis PhotosA Wide Receiver, like Corey Davis, comes along, maybe once in a Decade and although he is a Super Wide Receiver Freak, he is not a Household Name, because he played for Western Michigan in the MAC Conference. In 2016, Davis (#84) Caught 97 Passes for 1,500-Yards and 19 Touchdowns. This gave him an Incredible Pass Receiving Career with an Unbelievable 331 Pass Receptions for 5,278-Yards and 51 Touchdowns in 50 Games that he StartedNFL Football Teams will not find a Wide Receiver with a More Productive Career than Davis, who is the Major College Football Career Receiving Leader in Yards and he Completely Dominated the competition in the Mid-American Conference for the last Four Years. Davis was also Named All-American First Team last year. Davis is a Super Freak on his Highlight Film and he will be Drafted on the First Day of the 2017 Draft, but he had an Ankle Injury and was not able to Perform for the NFL Scouts in the 2017 Scouting Combine.

27 QB Patrick Mahomes         6-2 225 4.76 30 4.08 113 Texas Tech   2,715 MEARS

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At the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Pat Mahomes did not disappoint the Scouts as he Demonstrated Great Arm Strength and although he Played in a Super Passing Air-Raid Offense, at Texas Tech, he was Very Impressive in his Straight Drop-Back Passing. The NFL Scouts also thought that Mahomes (#5) showed a lot of Zip on the FootBall and he was a Great Example of why some NFL Scouts were saying that he might have the most Long-Term Potential of any of the Top Four Quarterbacks. He can Really-Sling The Football with what looks like minimal effort and on some of his Go-Routes, he was Throwing the Football around 50-60-Yards Down the Field. In 2016, as a Junior, Mahomes had a Sensational Season as he Led the Nation in Passing Yardage with 5,o52-Yards Passing and he also Accounted for 52 Touchdowns, including 41 Passing Touchdowns and 11 Rushing Touchdowns. I really like the Potential of this Quarterback and I think he will go in First Round.

28 MLB Jarrad Davis              6-1 238 4.59 38.5 4.29 129 23 Florida   2,711 MEARS

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Jarrad Davis

29 RB Dalvin Cook       5-10 210 4.45 30.5 4.53 116 22 Florida State   2,710 MEARS

Image result for Dalvin Cook PhotosSuper-Star Running Back Dalvin Cook is in a “Long-Line” of Fabulous Florida State Running Backs in the Last 30 Years, but Cook (#4) was the first Running Back to rush for 1,000-Yards in his Freshman Season with the Seminoles. The next two seasons have only gotten better, ranking him in the Top 10 by breaking 1,600-Yards. In 2015, Cook Rushed for 1,691-Yards, Ranking Sixth in the FBS and then in 2016, he Rushed for another 1,765-Yards, Ranking him Fifth in the Country and Scoring 19 Touchdowns. In 2016, Cook was also Selected to the All-ACC Team and First Team All-American.

30 WR Malachi Dupre                   6-2 196 4.43 42 4.16 135 11 LSU   2,707 MEARS

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The LSU Tigers will have another Super-Star Wide Receiver in the 2017 NFL Draft after having a Couple in the 2014 NFL Draft, including Two Friends, Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry. This Year, it will be Malachi Dupre. After Running a 4.46 Forty at the LSU Pro Day, his Overall Measurables are some of the Best of any Wide Receiver in the Country. At the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Dupre Recorded a Tremendous 39.5-Inch Vertical Jump and he also did an Incredible 135-Inch Standing Broad Jump. I talked to Dupre at the 2017 LSU Spring Game, just before the 2017 NFL Draft, and he told me that he had Recorded a 4.4 Forty and 42 VJ earlier in his Career, and I Averaged both Timings and I gave him a 4.43.

The Tigers have been Recruiting Super-Star Players for Many Years, including some of the Best Running Backs and Best Wide Receivers in the Country. Most Teams try to Utilize both of these Positions with Equal Concentration, but with Offensive Struggles and a Heisman Candidate in Fournette at Running Back, there have Many Times that I watched Dupre in the Clear, waiting for a Pass. In the 2014 LSU Recruiting Class, Dupre was Considered to be The #1 Wide Receiver in the Country and he Played in 12 Games with two Starts as a True Freshman in 2014. He also Led LSU with an Incredible 22.7-Yards Per Catch Average and Five Touchdowns. In the 2015 LSU Spring Game, Dupre made one of the Most Incredible Catches that I have seen in 45-Years of Scouting. The Lucky NFL Team that Drafts Dupre, will get a Very Special and Talented Player with Beckham and Landry Potential.

31 CB Chidobe  Awuzie     6-0 202 4.38 39.5 4.14 132 16 Colorado   2,704 MEARS

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Chidobe Awuzie is another Super-Star Cornerback who went to the 2017 Scouting Combine and Really Impressed the NFL Scouts as he Recorded some Very Impressive Measurables, including a 39.5-Inch Vertical Jump, a 4.14 Pro Shuttle, and a Tremendous 132-Inch Standing Broad Jump. In 2016, Awuzie (#4) Recorded 54 Tackles, including 44 Solo Tackles, 4 Sacks, and 11 Pass Breakups. Awuzie is a Great Athletic Playmaker who has an Excellent Chance to be Drafted on Day One.

32 DE Jordan Willis        6-4 255 4.49 39 4.29 124 24 Kansas State  2,700 MEARS

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Jordan Willis is a Spectacular Defensive End, but this Draft Class is Overloaded with Players at that Position, including Myles Garrett, Solomon Thomas, and Derek Bennett. At the 2017 Scouting Combine, Willis (#75) Recorded Some Incredible Speed Measurables, including a 4.49 Forty, a 39-Inch Vertical Jump, and a 4.29 Pro-Shuttle. These Incredible Speed Measurables will give Willis a chance to be included in the Incredible Defensive Ends Group and he has a Chance to be Drafted in the First Round of the 2017 Draft.

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About maxemfingerrecruiting

My mission and goal is to search for that hidden high school football talent that has not been found yet. I then evaluate him and try to help him to get some publicity. In 2003, 2004, 2005. and 2006, I hosted my Annual 7on7 National Championship. My goal was to get great athletes to one area where I could evaluate them and then help them with college coaches. The only drawback was that college coaches wanted to see the hidden gems in a game-type highlight film and so the college coaches suggested to me that I host a real All-American Bowl Game so that they could view these talented players in a highlight film, playing against other talented players. It's noted that the NCAA doesn't allow the college coaches to attend All-American Games or practices and so the Game Film is a great tool for the college coaches. In 2005, I hosted my 1st Annual All-American Bowl Game. In nine games in nine years, my wife and I have helped 549 HS football players to get a scholarship that came to our first Bowl Game practice without a single scholarship offer. This also does not count over 1,000 players who we have helped that did not play in our game, including over 100 players in the 2010 Recruiting Season. My Super Elite Top Gun Camp idealogy, is of course, to get as many Top Football Players to a Top Gun Camp so that all of my coaches and I can evaluate them, rate them, rank them, and promote them. There will always be "Diamonds in the Rough" to be found. My First Annual Max Emfinger's Super Elite Top Gun Camp was in July of 2010. The Camp was amazing and loaded with unknown and known talent. Many of them were invited to play in our 2011 All-American Bowl Game Classic. In 2007, in my 3rd Annual All-American Bowl Game, a player by the name of Kareem Jackson came to our first Monday practice, without a single scholarship offer. Jackson decided to come out early and he became a #1 Draft Choice in the 2010 NFL Draft for the Houston Texans.
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