As an entree’ to our initial overall rankings we’ll first break down all the non IA/BSC prospects by position.  As is often the case, the top prospects at most of the positions are transfers from bigger programs.  We start today with the quarterbacks and running backs.

Quarterbacks

Rnd Full Name School Yr Comments
5thBryon ColemanChattanooga5SrTennessee transfer that shows terrific awareness, pocket presence as well as accuracy throwing the ball. Lacks great physical skills but has an outstanding feel for the position.
5thTrevor SasekDelaware3SoSolid young passer with a big arm and solid quarterback build. Has an upside and must be watched.
6thCody EndresSlippery Rock5SrStrong armed quarterback that can make all the passes. Displays a nice sense of timing. Dismissed from the Connecticut program last season.
6thBrad SorensenSouthern Utah3JrBYU transfer with all the physical skills to play at the next level. Accurate and makes plays. Does throw to many interceptions.
FAMike PaulusWilliam & Mary5SrNorth Carolina transfer that possesses all the physical skills necessary to play the next level. Accurate, poised and has a solid game yet must polish his mechanics to become a complete quarterback. In the midst of a terrible season.
FAMike BrownLiberty5SrAthletic quarterback with a big-time arm. Mobile and displays the ability to make the pass on the move or pick up yardage with his legs. Potential wildcat signal caller.
FABo Levi MitchellEastern Washington4SrAccurate timing and touch passer with a live arm. Shows great wherewithal and does a terrific job leading the offense.
FAPatrick WittYale5SrEffective timing passer with great pocket awareness yet marginal next level size. Potential backup as a timing passer. Began his college career and Nebraska.
FADavid LeGreeHampton5SrLarge athletic prospect with a big-time arm. Unpolished throwing the ball and at times much more productive as a ball carrier.
FANathan DickCentral Arkansas5Sr
FAMatt BrownIllinois State4JrTiming/touch passer with marginal arm strength.
FADane SimoneauWashburn5SrNice sized college passer that also has a potential career in baseball.
FAAaron CorpRichmond5SrMobile and nimble quarterback best in a short passing game. Started his career at USC.

Running Backs

Round Full Name School Yr Comments
FATavoy MooreIdaho State4SrSmallish yet creative and elusive skill player that can line up at several spots on the field and handle the duties of return specialist.
FADarryl WhitingFordham5SrLarge ball carrier that moves well on his feet for a bigger back. Must improve all areas of his game yet has an upside.
FADaryl RichardsonAbilene Christian4Sr
FADJ McNorton JrNorth Dakota St5SrQuick back with nice size and tenacity. Works runs. Lacks elite speed yet a solid interior ball carrier.
FAEdwin GowinsCal-Pa4SrPhysically gifted ball carrier that’s struggled with injury and off the field issues recently. All American early on at Stony Brook.
FAAshton LeggettIllinois State5SrNice sized ball carrier that began his career at Michigan State. Offers a well rounded game but limited speed/quickness.
FAJonathan GrimesWilliam & Mary4SrTough, grind it out interior ball carrier that can also be used as a receiver out of the backfield. Marginal quickness and speed in his game.
FATravaris CadetAppalachian State5SrTough, straight line runner best between tackle.
FAChris DouglasMissouri State5Sr
FAJonathan HernandezMassachusetts5SrSmall yet feisty ball carrier that gets the most from his ability. Shows a little Danny Woodhead in his game.
FAMichael HarrisMurray State4SrSmall yet very quick and creative runner that does a competent job catching the ball out of the backfield.
FABrian FowlerCentral Connecticut St5Sr