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McShay's Top 32: Alabama's defensive trio continues to impress

Jonathan Allen, Tim Williams and Reuben Foster all scored high in Todd McShay's updated Top 32. ESPN Illustration

Here, we'll look at which players have moved up and down our Top 32, drawing on the same scouting reports as before and making changes only where necessary.

We'll continue to update our board as we get closer to the 2017 NFL draft. While it's a given that some players will move into the rankings and others will drop out, this provides a good snapshot of which players currently have the most NFL potential based on our evaluations.

Note: Underclassmen are marked with an asterisk.


1. Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU*

Grade: 95

After missing three of his past five games with an ankle injury, Fournette quickly reminded everyone why he hasn't budged from No. 1 on my board all season. He racked up 284 yards and 3 TDs on 18 carries against Ole Miss and added another ridiculous, highlight-reel play to his résumé. There's a lot to like about Fournette's game: He has a rare combination of size, power, agility and speed for the position, and I love his angry running style. I'm looking forward to seeing how he handles Alabama's stout front seven this weekend.

2. Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M*

Grade: 95

Garrett has been battling an ankle injury early this season, but you wouldn't know it with how he performed against Alabama and the top OT prospect in this draft class, Cam Robinson, making 3.5 tackles for loss. Garrett is the real deal: He added 10 pounds of muscle in the offseason, and he has been stronger setting the edge in the running game. As a pass-rusher, he has a lethal combination of first-step quickness, bend, power and hand-to-hand combat skills.