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Kiper's Big Board for 2019 NFL draft: Ranking top 25 prospects

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SEC pass-rushers and a quarterback are moving up. Another quarterback is moving down. Three new prospects are in the top 25.

My updated Big Board for the 2019 NFL draft -- the best prospects for this class -- is below.

A few notes before I get started, same as always:

  • These aren't detailed scouting reports. I still have a lot of work to do on these prospects, and what they do from now until January matters a lot.

  • The draft is all about projection, so keep in mind that several guys here have started only one season.

  • Height and weight are based on what we have from schools. We don't get official numbers until the 2019 combine.

Note: One asterisk denotes the player is a junior, and two asterisks denote the player is a redshirt sophomore in 2018.


1. Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State*

Height: 6-foot-4 | Weight: 263 pounds | Previously: 1

I don't expect Bosa's core muscle injury to affect his draft stock. It's not an injury with lasting long-term effects. I would like to see him on the field soon -- the Buckeyes' defensive line isn't the same without him. He's the Class of 2019's best edge rusher, and it's not close. He is advanced for his age in his technique -- you can probably thank his brother, Joey, and dad, John, both former first-round picks -- and he hasn't put up huge numbers because of Ohio State's talented defensive line rotation. He has four sacks in the three games after picking up eight in 2017.