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2023 NFL Draft Prospect Watch List

  • Damian Parson
  • April 30, 2022
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The 2022 NFL Draft just ended, but does that mean it is too early for a 2023 NFL Draft watch list? Absolutely not, at least not for us at TDN. We cover the draft 24/7, 365 days a year. 

The landscape heading into the 2022 collegiate season is ever-changing. Players are still entering the transfer portal seeking new destinations. 

As a co-host of the Talent Factor Podcast, which is our college football pod, I am ahead of the curve discussing and watching potential prospects for the 2023 NFL Draft. I rattled names around in my mind to compile an early 2023 prospect list to highlight for this season. 

It is never too soon to hit the ground running after months of grinding. This is not a big board or a set of rankings. This is a list of prospects to get familiar with sooner than later. 

  1. Will Anderson, ED, Alabama
  2. CJ Stroud, QB, OSU
  3. Jalen Carter, IDL, Georgia
  4. Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas
  5. Bryan Bresee, IDL, Clemson
  6. Bryce Young, QB, Alabama
  7. Myles Murphy, ED, Clemson  
  8. Elias Ricks, CB, Alabama
  9. Kayshon Boutte, WR, LSU
  10. Jaxson Smith-Njgiba, WR, OSU
  11. Brandon Joseph, SAF, Notre Dame
  12. Jordan Battle, SAF, Alabama
  13. Keele Ringo, CB, Georgia
  14. Brenton Cox, ED, Florida
  15. Isaiah Foskey, ED, Notre Dame
  16. Calijah Kancey, IDL, Pittsburgh
  17. Jarrett Patterson, C, Notre Dame
  18. Emil Ekiyor, OG, Alabama
  19. Ricky Stromberg, C, Arkansas
  20. Paris Johnson, OT, OSU
  21. Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame
  22. Jordan Addison, WR, Pittsburgh
  23. Henry To’oto’o, LB, Alabama
  24. Dontay Demus, WR, Maryland
  25. Aniais Smith, WR, Texas A&M
  26. Noah Sewell, LB, Oregon
  27. Zay Flowers, WR, Bosto n College
  28. Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama
  29. Nolan Smith, ED, Georgia
  30. Derick Hall, ED, Auburn
  31. Keeanu Benton, IDL, Wisconsin
  32. Akeem Dent, SAF, Florida State
  33. Garrett Willams, CB, Syracuse
  34. Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Miami
  35. Michael Trigg, TE, Ole Miss
  36. Arik Gilbert, TE, Georgia
  37. Jaxson Kirkland, OT, Washington
  38. Zion Nelson, OT, Miami
  39. Gervon Dexter, IDL, Florida
  40. Zack Evans, RB, Ole Miss
  41. William McDonald, ED, Iowa State
  42. Xavier Hutchinson, WR, Iowa State
  43. zion tupuola-fetui, ED, Washington
  44. Jermaine Burton, WR, Alabama
  45. Marvin Mims, WR, OU
  46. Rakim Jarrett, WR, Maryland
  47. Tank Bigsby, RB, Auburn
  48. Ali Gaye, DL, LSU
  49. Malachi Moore, CB, Alabama
  50. Jaelyn Duncan, OT, Maryland

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