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The Star’s final 2015 NFL Draft big board

Southern California defensive end Leonard Williams
Southern California defensive end Leonard Williams The Associated Press

Here’s The Star’s final big board of draft-eligible prospects. Rankings are determined by a combination of the Chiefs’ needs and the players’ talent.

The numbers next to each player’s school represent the round The Star believes the Chiefs should take each player. The full scale can be found at the bottom of this page, but a 6.9 or higher represents a first-round grade.

Players who have had their number grades modified (after considering needs) since the release of The Star’s positional rankings (found here) are bolded, with the degree of change to their grade noted in parentheses.

1. DE Leonard Williams, 6-5, 302, Southern California: 7.4

2. WR Amari Cooper, 6-1, 210, Alabama: 7.3

3. WR Kevin White, 6-3, 215, West Virginia: 7.3

4. OLB Dante Fowler, Jr., 6-3, 261, Florida: 7.3

5. QB Jameis Winston, 6-4, 231, Florida State: 7.1

6. ILB Eric Kendricks, 6-0, 232, UCLA: 7.0

7. G Brandon Scherff, 6-5, 319, Iowa: 7.0

8. QB Marcus Mariota, 6-4, 222, Oregon: 7.0

9. RB Todd Gurley II, 6-1, 222, Georgia: 7.0

10. WR DeVante Parker, 6-3, 209, Louisville: 7.0

11. WR Nelson Agholor, 6-0, 198, Southern California: 6.9 (+0.1)

12. CB Kevin Johnson, 6-0, 188, Wake Forest: 6.9

13. T Ereck Flowers, 6-6, 329, Miami, Fla.: 6.9

14. TE Maxx Williams, 6-4, 249, Minnesota: 6.9

15. CB Byron Jones, 6-1, 199, Connecticut: 6.9

16. CB Trae Waynes, 6-0, 186, Michigan State: 6.9

17. T Andrus Peat, 6-7, 313, Stanford: 6.9

18. DE Malcom Brown, 6-2, 319, Texas: 6.9 (-0.1)

19. NT Danny Shelton, 6-2, 339, Washington: 6.9

20. C Cameron Erving, 6-5, 313, Florida State: 6.8

21. T Cedric Ogbuehi, 6-5, 306, Texas A&M: 6.8

22. WR Phillip Dorsett, 5-10, 185, Miami, Fla.: 6.8

23. WR Jaelen Strong, 6-2, 217, Arizona State: 6.8

24. WR Devin Smith, 6-0, 196, Ohio State: 6.8

25. CB Eric Rowe, 6-1, 205, Utah: 6.8

26. NT Eddie Goldman, 6-4, 336, Florida State: 6.8 (-0.1)

27. RB Melvin Gordon III, 6-1, 215, Wisconsin: 6.8

28. OLB Shane Ray, 6-3, 245, Missouri: 6.8 (-0.2)

29. T D.J. Humphries, 6-5, 307, Florida: 6.8

30. T Jake Fisher, 6-6, 308, Oregon: 6.8

31. OLB Vic Beasley, 6-3, 246, Clemson: 6.8

32. OLB Alvin “Bud” Dupree, 6-4, 269, Kentucky: 6.8

33.OLB Nate Orchard, 6-3, 250, Utah: 6.8

34. OLB Randy Gregory, 6-5, 235, Nebraska: 6.8

35. SS Landon Collins 6-0, 228, Alabama: 6.8

36. TE Clive Walford, 6-4, 246, Miami, Fla.: 6.7

37. C Ali Marpet, 6-4, 307, Hobart: 6.7

38. DE Xavier Cooper, 6-3, 293, Washington State: 6.7

39. ILB Stephone Anthony, 6-3, 243, Clemson: 6.7

40. G Laken Tomlinson, 6-3, 323, Duke: 6.7

41. G/C A.J. Cann, 6-3, 313, South Carolina: 6.7

42. FS Anthony Harris, 6-1, 183, Virginia: 6.7 (+0.1)

43. WR Tyler Lockett, 5-10, 182, Kansas State: 6.7

44. DE/OLB Owamagbe Odighizuwa, 6-3, 267, UCLA: 6.7

45. CB Quinten Rollins, 5-11, 195, Miami, Ohio: 6.7

46. WR Dorial Green-Beckham, 6-5, 237, Oklahoma: 6.7

47. T Rob Havenstein, 6-7, 321, Wisconsin: 6.6 (+0.1)

48. C Hroniss Grasu, 6-3, 297, Oregon: 6.6 (+0.1)

49. DE Arik Armstead, 6-7, 292, Oregon: 6.6 (-0.1)

50. WR Chris Conley, 6-2, 213, Georgia: 6.6

51. T Donovan Smith, 6-6, 338, Penn State: 6.6

52. WR Tony Lippett, 6-2, 192, Michigan State: 6.6

53. RB Jay Ajayi, 6-0, 221, Boise State: 6.6

54. ILB Denzel Perryman, 5-11, 236, Miami, Fla.: 6.6

55. LB/SS Shaq Thompson, 6-0, 228, Washington: 6.6

56. T Ty Sambrailo, 6-6, 311, Colorado State: 6.6

57. G Daryl Williams, 6-5, 327, Oklahoma: 6.6

58. CB P.J. Williams, 6-0, 194, Florida State: 6.6

59. OLB Markus Golden, 6-2, 260, Missouri: 6.6

60. ILB Benardrick McKinney, 6-4, 246, Mississippi State: 6.6

61. TE Darren Waller, 6-6, 238, Georgia Tech: 6.6

62. WR Breshad Perriman, 6-2, 212, Central Florida: 6.6

63. NT Jordan Phillips, 6-5, 329, Oklahoma: 6.6 (-0.1)

64. CB Marcus Peters, 6-0, 197, Washington: 6.6

65. TE/WR Devin Funchess, 6-4, 232, Michigan: 6.6

66. OLB/DE Trey Flowers, 6-2, 266, Arkansas: 6.6

67. ILB Paul Dawson, 6-0, 235, Texas Christian: 6.6

68. CB Jalen Collins, 6-1, 203, LSU: 6.6

69. CB Steven Nelson, 5-10, 197, Oregon State: 6.5

70. CB Ladarius Gunter, 6-1, 202, Miami, Fla.: 6.5

71. RB Ameer Abdullah, 5-9, 205, Nebraska: 6.5

72. WR Justin Hardy, 5-10, 192, East Carolina: 6.5

73. CB Ronald Darby, 5-11, 193, Florida State: 6.5 (+0.1)

74. WR Rashad Greene, 5-11, 182, Florida State: 6.5

75. WR Stefon Diggs, 6-0, 195, Maryland: 6.5

76. RB Tevin Coleman, 5-11, 206, Indiana: 6.5

77. T T.J. Clemmings, 6-5, 309, Pittsburgh: 6.5

78. CB Darryl Roberts, 6-0, 182, Marshall: 6.5 (+0.1)

79. T Jamon Brown, 6-4, 323, Louisville: 6.5

80. DE Preston Smith, 6-5, 271, Mississippi State: 6.5

81. DE Gabe Wright, 6-3, 300, Auburn: 6.5

82. G Jamil Douglas, 6-4, 304, Arizona State: 6.5

83. DE Carl Davis, 6-4, 320, Iowa: 6.5

84. OLB Eli Harold, 6-3, 247, Virginia: 6.5

85. TE Tyler Kroft, 6-5, 246, Rutgers: 6.4 (+0.1)

86. FS Damarious Randall, 5-11, 196, Arizona State: 6.4 (+0.1)

87. C Andy Gallik, 6-2, 306, Boston College: 6.4 (+0.1)

88. ILB Jordan Hicks, 6-1, 236, Texas: 6.4

89. FS Derron Smith, 5-10, 200, Fresno State: 6.4 (-0.1)

90. DE Grady Jarrett, 6-1, 304, Clemson: 6.4 (-0.1)

91. DE Michael Bennett, 6-2, 293, Ohio State: 6.4 (-0.1)

92. G Jeremiah Poutasi, 6-5, 335, Utah: 6.4 (-0.1)

93. G Mitch Morse, 6-5, 305, Missouri: 6.4

94. G Tre’ Jackson, 6-4, 330, Florida State: 6.4

95. RB Javorius “Buck” Allen, 6-0, 221, Southern California: 6.4

96. DE Henry Anderson, 6-6, 294, Stanford: 6.4

97. DE Marcus Hardison, 6-3, 307, Arizona State: 6.4

98. WR Jamison Crowder, 5-8, 185, Duke: 6.4

99. QB Brett Hundley, 6-3, 226, UCLA: 6.4

100. WR Sammie Coates, 6-1, 212, Auburn: 6.4

101. ILB Jake Ryan, 6-2, 240, Michigan: 6.3

102. T Andrew Donnal, 6-6, 313, Iowa: 6.3

103. SS Clayton Geathers, 6-2, 218, Central Florida: 6.3

104. TE Nick Boyle, 6-4, 268, Delaware: 6.3

105. DE Mario Edwards, Jr., 6-3, 279, Florida State: 6.3 (-0.1)

106. CB Charles Gaines, 5-10, 180, Louisville: 6.3

107. RB Mike Davis, 5-9, 217, South Carolina: 6.3

108. RB David Johnson, 6-1, 224, Northern Iowa: 6.3

109. NT Angelo Blackson, 6-4, 318, Auburn: 6.3

110. SS Imoan Claiborne, 5-11, 187, Northwestern State: 6.3

111. G Josue Matias, 6-5, 309, Florida State: 6.3 (-0.1)

112. G Jarvis Harrison, 6-4, 330, Texas A&M: 6.3

113. G Mark Glowinski, 6-4, 307, West Virginia: 6.3

114. RB T.J. Yeldon, 6-1, 226, Alabama: 6.3

115. RB Duke Johnson, Jr., 5-9, 207, Miami, Fla.: 6.3

116. ILB Taiwan Jones, 6-3, 245, Michigan State: 6.3

117. OLB Hau’oli Kikaha, 6-2, 253, Washington: 6.3

118. OLB Danielle Hunter, 6-5, 252, LSU: 6.3

119. OLB Anthony Chickillo, 6-3, 267, Miami, Fla.: 6.3

120. OLB Frank Clark, 6-3, 271, Michigan: 6.3

121. G Arie Kouandjio, 6-5, 310, Alabama: 6.3

122. TE Gerald Christian, 6-3, 244, Louisville: 6.3

123. TE Rory “Busta” Anderson, 6-5, 244, South Carolina: 6.3

124. TE Jeff Heuerman, 6-5, 254, Ohio State: 6.3

125. TE Jesse James, 6-7, 261, Penn State: 6.3

126. TE E.J. Bibbs, 6-2, 258, Iowa State: 6.3

127. RB David Cobb, 5-11, 229, Minnesota: 6.3

128. DE Quayshawne Buckley, 6-2, 296, Idaho: 6.3 (+0.2)

129. QB Garrett Grayson, 6-2, 213, Colorado State: 6.3

130. G Jon Feliciano, 6-4, 323, Miami, Fla.: 6.2

131. C Greg Mancz, 6-4, 301, Toledo: 6.2

132. ILB Ben Heeney, 6-0, 231, Kansas: 6.2

133. ILB David Mayo, 6-1, 235, Texas State: 6.2

134. NT J.T. Surratt, 6-1, 304, South Carolina: 6.2

135. SS Cody Prewitt, 6-2, 208, Mississippi: 6.2

136. SS Jaquiski Tartt, 6-1, 221, Samford: 6.2

137. CB Jacoby Glenn, 6-0, 179, Central Florida: 6.2

138. CB Garry Peters, 6-0, 191, Clemson: 6.2

139. WR Titus Davis, 6-1, 196, Central Michigan: 6.2

140. ILB Kwon Alexander, 6-1, 227, LSU: 6.2 (+0.1)

141. DE Leterrius Walton, 6-5, 319, Central Michigan: 6.2

142. WR DeAndrew White, 5-11, 193, Alabama: 6.2

143. DE Christian Covington, 6-2, 289, Rice: 6.2

144. WR Tre’ McBride, 6-0, 210, William & Mary: 6.2

145. SS James Sample, 6-2, 209, Louisville: 6.2

146. FB Nick O’Leary, 6-3, 252, Florida State: 6.2

147. TE Ben Koyack, 6-5, 255, Notre Dame: 6.2

148. CB Josh Shaw, 6-0, 201, Southern California: 6.2

149. T Tyrus Thompson, 6-5, 324, Oklahoma: 6.2

150. OLB Mike Reilly, 6-4, 265, William & Mary: 6.2 (+0.2)

151. OLB Lorenzo Mauldin IV, 6-4, 259, Louisville: 6.2 (-0.1)

152. RB Jeremy Langford, 6-0, 208, Michigan State: 6.2

153. NCB Senquez Golson, 5-9, 176, Mississippi: 6.2

154. FS Gerod Holliman, 6-0, 218, Louisville: 6.2

155. FS Kurtis Drummond, 6-1, 208, Michigan State: 6.2

156. DE Brian Mihalik, 6-9, 265, Boston College: 6.1

157. RB Akeem Hunt, 5-10, 183, Purdue: 6.1

158. WR DeAndre Smelter, 6-2, 226, Georgia Tech: 6.1

159. FS Detrick Bonner, 6-0, 207, Virginia Tech: 6.1

160. TE Blake Bell, 6-6, 252, Oklahoma: 6.1

161. WR Antwan Goodley, 5-10, 209, Baylor: 6.1

162. ILB Ramik Wilson, 6-2, 237, Georgia: 6.1 (-0.1)

163. FS Tevin McDonald, 5-11, 195, Eastern Washington: 6.1

164. WR Austin Hill, 6-3, 212, Arizona: 6.1

165. RB Josh Robinson, 5-8, 217, Mississippi State: 6.1

166. SS Craig Mager, 5-11, 201, Texas State: 6.1

167. NT Darius Kilgo, 6-3, 319, Maryland: 6.1

168. C Max Garcia, 6-4, 309, Florida: 6.1

169. C B.J. Finney, 6-4, 318, Kansas State: 6.1

170. C Shaq Mason, 6-1, 300, Georgia Tech: 6.1 (+0.1)

171. NCB Doran Grant, 5-10, 200, Ohio State: 6.1

172. ILB Hayes Pullard, 6-0, 240, Southern California: 6.1

173. QB Sean Mannion, 6-6, 229, Oregon State: 6.1 (-0.1)

To reach Terez A. Paylor, call 816-234-4489 or send email to tpaylor@kcstar.com. Follow him on Twitter: @TerezPaylor.

GRADING SCALE

7.5-7.1: Top 10 pick

7.0: 11-20

6.9: 21-32

6.8: Top half of the second

6.7: Bottom half of the second

6.6: Top half of the third

6.5: Bottom half of the third

6.4: Fourth-round pick

6.3: Fifth-round pick

6.2: Sixth-round pick

6.1: Seventh-round pick

6.0: Priority free agent

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