The Top 50 Prospects: NFL Draft 2003
Frank Coyle
January 31, 2003
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* underclassmen rated Dec. 15 after regular season but before the Bowl and all-star games.

1. Carson Palmer - QB - 6'5" 225 lbs. - USC
Best looking pure passer since Drew Bledsoe.

2. Byron Leftwich - QB - 6'6" 240 lbs. - Marshall
Strong armed senior has the entire athletic and mental package.

3. * Charles Rogers - WR - 6'4" 210 lbs. - Michigan State
Explosive junior receiver with immediate impact ability.

4. William Joseph - DT - 6'5" 290 lbs. - Miami (Fla.)
Big athletic defender looks to start early as a pro tackle.

5. * DeWayne White - DE - 6'3" 275 lbs. - Louisville
Powerful outside pass rusher has the talent to dominate.

6. * Roy Williams - WR - 6'4" 210 lbs. - Texas
Huge junior receiver with the size and speed to become an NFL star.

7. Dave Ragone - QB - 6'4" 245 lbs. - Louisville
Talented lefty with well developed skills.

8. Jimmy Kennedy - DT - 6'4" 320 lbs. - Penn State
Explosive tackle can take over games from the inside.

9. Jerome McDougle - DE - 6'4" 260 lbs. - Miami (Fla.)
Fast upfield pass rusher with the ability to change a game in a hurry.

10. E.J. Henderson - LB - 6'2" 250 lbs. - Maryland
Sideline to sideline banger finished strong after offseason back surgery.

11. * Rashun Woods - WR - 6'2" 195 lbs. - Oklahoma St.
Big play junior has beaten some of the best defenders in the nation.

12. Terence Newman - CB - 5'11" 185 lbs. - Kansas State
Fast senior cover man is ready to play in the NFL now.

13. Boss Bailey - LB - 6'3" 225 lbs. - Georgia
Speedy defender has completed an excellent senior campaign.

14. * Kelley Washington - WR - 6'3" 215 lbs. - Tennessee
Blue chip athlete will have to impress in workout after season ending surgery.

15. * Andre Johnson - WR - 6'3" 200 lbs. - Miami (Fla.)
Sturdy athletic receiver has been the go to guy for Miami's Ken Dorsey.

16. * Derrick Strait - CB - 5'11" 194 lbs. - Oklahoma
Quick junior cover man has well developed skills to move to the next level.

17. Chris Simms - QB - 6'5" 215 lbs. - Texas
Talented lefty had a fine senior season, but still failed to win the big game.

18. Marcus Trufant - CB - 6'0" 190 lbs. - Washington State
Athletic senior may be the best kept secret in college football.

19. Justin Gross - OT - 6'6" 310 lbs. - Utah
Mobile senior tackle graded out very high in '02 and could move up further with big postseason.

20. * Teyo Johnson - WR - 6'6" 225 lbs. - Stanford
Huge hybrid receiver/TE has rare triangle numbers to create massive matchup problems.

21. Jimmy Wilkerson - DE - 6'4" 250 lbs. - Oklahoma
Fast outside pass rusher has the quick first step to make big plays off the edge.

22. Andre Woolfolk - CB - 6'1" 180 lbs. - Oklahoma
Blue chip athlete has the talent to become a shut down pro corner.

23. Eugene Wilson - CB - 5'11" 190 lbs. - Illinois
Tough senior corner has graded out high over his entire career.

24. Jon Stinchcomb - OT - 6'5" 290 lbs. - Georgia
Agile senior tackle looks to finish with a strong postseason after a midseason knee injury.

25. * Terrell Suggs - DE - 6'4" 245 lbs. - Arizona St.
Super quick edge rusher had a dominant performance this fall.

26. Julian Battle - CB - 6'3" 210 lbs. - Tennessee
Big agile defender moved to corner this fall and has seen his stock rise up the charts.

27. Gerald Hayes - LB - 6'1" 240 lbs. - Pittsburgh
Tough senior defender has made play after play this season.

28. Larry Johnson - RB - 6'2" 230 lbs. - Penn State
Big tailback hit the magic 2000 yard rushing mark in a terrific effort as a senior.

29. Dennis Weathersby - CB - 6'1" 210 lbs. - Oregon State
Big cover man has the complete package to matchup with today's prototypical large NFL receivers.

30. Mike Doss - S - 5'10" 205 lbs. - Ohio State
Tough defender has been the big play specialist and leader on the Buckeyes' highly rated defense.

31. Michael Haynes - DE - 6'4" 265 lbs. - Penn State
Strong senior defender is coming off a huge final season that has seen him fly up the rankings.

32. * Dewayne Robertson - DT - 6'3" 315 lbs. - Kentucky
Quick wide body defender gets a powerful push in the middle.

33. Troy Polamalu - S - 5'10" 215 lbs. - USC
Big play safety is back after an ankle injury set him back earlier in the season.

34. Lee Suggs - RB - 5'11" 210 lbs. - Virginia Tech
Quick tailback has a nose for the end zone.

35. * Jason Witten - TE - 6'5" 265 lbs. - Tennessee
Athletic junior tight end is well developed and could enter the NFL Draft '03.

36. * Kwame Harris - OT - 6'7" 320 lbs. - Stanford
Agile junior right tackle has the ability to also play the leftside.

37. * Chris Brown - RB - 6'3" 220 lbs. - Colorado
Big powerful junior runner faces a critical decision in January about the NFL Draft '03.

38. * Jeff Faine - OC - 6'2" 300 lbs. - Notre Dame
Powerful pivotman has well developed skills, but could return to South Bend for another season.

39. * Brandon Lloyd - WR - 6'2" 190 lbs. - Illinois
Smooth junior wideout is a playmaker with speed and will enter the pro ranks this spring.

40. Brett Williams - OT - 6'6" 320 lbs. - Florida St.
Physical senior tackle had only a good final season.

41. Cory Redding - DE - 6'5" 260 lbs. - Texas
Fast edge rusher makes plays, but also has periods of inconsistencies.

42. * Vince Wilfork - DT - 6'1" 345 lbs. - Miami
Super wide body tackle can consistently control the middle.

43. Bryant Johnson - WR - 6'1" 210 lbs. - Penn State
Sturdy senior has come on fast during his final season as both a pass catcher and return specialist.

44. * Darius Watts - WR - 6'1" 185 lbs. - Marshall
Smooth junior wideout has been Byron Leftwich's go to receiver in recent seasons.

45. Ben Johnson - OT - 6'7" 320 lbs. - Wisconsin
Physical left tackle hopes to follow a tradition of Badger linemen to the NFL.

46. Kevin Williams - DT - 6'4" 275 lbs. - Oklahoma St.
Quick senior tackle made a difference on the Cowboys defense this season.

47. Al Johnson - OC - 6'4" 280 lbs. - Wisconsin
Big mobile center has been the catalyst for the fine Badger ground game.

48. * Terry Pierce - LB - 6'3" 250 lbs. - Kansas State
Big junior defender has the speed and hitting power to make game changing plays.

49. Alonzo Jackson - DE - 6'4" 260 lbs. - Florida St.
Quick outside pass rusher had a great final campaign that has him moving up the charts quickly.

50. Bryan Scott - CB - 6'2" 210 lbs. - Penn St.
Huge senior corner also has the talent to move to safety at the next level.

 

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