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Memphis QB Paxton Lynch makes McShay's Top 32 for first time

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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 2016 NFL draft. While it's a given that some players will move into the rankings while others will drop out, this provides a good snapshot of which players currently have the most NFL potential based on our evaluations.

(Underclassmen are noted with an asterisk.)


1. Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State Buckeyes*

Bosa has played lights-out since Big Ten play started, with 8.5 tackles for loss in four conference games. That gives him 45.5 TFLs in his 34 career games at Ohio State. He shows a consistent ability to convert speed to power and uses a wide array of pass-rush moves -- swim, rip, club, spin. With experience playing DE on both sides and moving inside to DT on obvious pass downs, Bosa brings a lot of scheme versatility to the table.

2. Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss Rebels*

Nkemdiche missed the Rebels' showdown with Texas A&M last week with a concussion he suffered while playing offense. But if you want to watch Nkemdiche at the height of his powers on defense, turn on the Alabama tape. He practically lived in the backfield on his way to racking up 2.5 TFLs and leading Ole Miss to an upset victory. What makes Nkemdiche special is that he has outstanding quickness for his size (6-4, 296 pounds) and is versatile enough to play 3-technique or left defensive end in a 4-3 or 5-technique in a 3-4.

3. Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida Gators*

The two best wide receivers that Hargreaves and Florida faced this season -- Ole Miss' Laquon Treadwell (No. 12 on this list) and LSU's Travin Dural -- barely broke 100 yards receiving collectively. With three interceptions in his first six games of 2015, it's clear Hargreaves is an upper-echelon talent. He lacks ideal size (5-11, 199), but he has the instincts and aggressiveness to develop into a good outside starting cornerback in the NFL. Hargreaves does a good job in press-man coverage, consistently redirecting wide receivers.