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Todd McShay's Top 32 for 2019 NFL draft: Ranking best prospects

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The 2018 college football season enters rivalry week and the 2019 NFL draft season draws ever closer. Every passing week makes the 2019 NFL draft class a tad more clear but there is still plenty of time for change over the next five months.

Four new players enter the top 32, including a running back (gasp!). But make no mistake. With just one quarterback on the board, this draft remains heavily loaded on the defensive side of the ball.

Here are my top 32 players for next year's draft, updated from the Oct. 30 version.

Note: Underclassmen are marked with an asterisk.


1. Nick Bosa, DE, Ohio State*

Grade: 95 | Height: 6-foot-4 | Weight: 263 | Previous: 1

An elite talent (with elite bloodlines), Bosa isn't just a gifted pass-rusher; he always knows where the ball is and is active against the run. He projects best as a 4-3 defensive end in the NFL but is scheme-versatile with his length and power. Bosa had six tackles for loss (TFL) and four sacks in three games before suffering an abdominal injury against TCU on Sept. 15. He has since withdrawn from school to focus on recovery and preparing for the draft. This isn't the type of injury that will worry NFL scouts.