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I don't know how useful the first one is since it's from August 10, but here you go:

Offensive tackles Jake Long of Michigan and Sam Baker of USC were both thought to be leaving school early to become high selections in the 2007 NFL draft, and when neither elected to take the bait the entire 2008 draft pool got an instant upgrade. There is no question that Baker is the better athlete of the two, but after watching both prospects consecutively on film it is obvious that Long is a much more complete player. Not only is he bigger and stronger, but Long is far more physical and also has adequate feet to protect a quarterback's blind side. Long projects as a possible top-five pick and Baker should come off the board shortly thereafter.

As it stands right now, Barry Richardson, Gosder Cherilus and Tony Hills are the three other tackles that could land in the first round.

The recent trend is for one guard to sneak into the first round; Logan Mankins (Patriots, 2005), Davin Joseph (Buccaneers, 2006) and

Ben Grubbs

(Ravens, 2007) are the last three guards to hear their names called in the opening round. Shannon Tevaga is the top candidate to join that elite company, but only if his feet and conditioning improve as a senior. Adam Kraus is the next best option because of his experience and consistency, but his limited mobility should drop him to the second or third round.

Jonathan Sullivan lacks elite athleticism for the center position, making it unlikely he will come off the board in the first round. Still, he is battled-tested and has enough size, initial quickness and power to emerge as a starter at the next level. Sullivan's top competition at the position comes from the Mid-American Conference, where Wayne Legursky and Kory Lichtensteiger have been dominant anchors for the past couple of seasons.

Finally, Division II player Heath Benedict, of Newberry College, is an early candidate to be the 2008's top sleeper pick. Benedict could come off the board early on Day 2 due to his impressive combination of size, power and athletic ability.

Top 30 Senior OL Prospects in 2008 NFL Draft

Prospect School Position Height Weight Speed

1. Jake Long Michigan OT 6-7 309 5.30

2. Sam Baker USC OT 6-5 312 5.30

3. Barry Richardson Clemson OT 6-6 1/2 345 5.20

4. Shannon Tavega UCLA G 6-2 1/2 312 5.40

5. Gosder Cherilus Boston College OT 6-6 1/2 312 5.10

6. Tony Hills Texas OT 6-5 1/4 303 5.25

7. Adam Kraus Michigan G 6-6 300 5.50

8. Kirk Barton Ohio State OT 6-4 305 5.25

9. John Sullivan Notre Dame C 6-3 1/8 303 5.20

10. John Greco Toledo OT 6-4 3/8 320 5.30

11. Jordan Grimes Purdue G 6-2 3/4 325 5.33

12. Christopher Williams Vanderbilt OT 6-6 315 5.35

13. Andrew Crummey Maryland G 6-4 3/8 305 5.40

14. Wayne Legursky Marshall C 6-1 3/4 325 5.25

15. Heath Benedict Newberry OT 6-5 1/4 332 5.10

16. Roy Schuening Oregon State G 6-3 1/2 315 5.35

17. Kory Lichtensteiger Bowling Green C 6-2 1/2 309 5.30

18. Duane Brown Virginia Tech OT 6-4 3/8 300 4.95

19. Will Arnold LSU G 6-3 5/8 320 5.35

20. Steven Justice Wake Forest C 6-3 1/2 283 5.05

21. Pedro Sosa Rutgers OT 6-3 5/8 287 5.20

22. Cody Wallace Texas A&M C 6-4 297 5.35

23. Charles Elder Texas A&M G 6-3 1/2 305 5.20

24. Sean Sester Purdue OT 6-6 3/4 320 5.20

25. Jeremy Zuttah Rutgers OT 6-3 287 5.25

26. Bobby Byrd Washington State OT 6-6 5/8 319 5.30

27. Chester Adams Georgia G 6-4 320 5.16

28. Adam Spieker Missouri G 6-2 1/2 306 5.10

29. Andrew Bain Miami (Fla.) G 6-3 325 5.30

30. Michael McGlynn Pittsburgh OT 6-4 312 5.20

Top 10 Potential Early Entries in 2008 NFL Draft

Prospect School Position Height Weight

1. Ryan Clady Boise State OT 6-5 1/2 318

2. Alex Boone Ohio State OT 6-7 320

3. Jeremy Perry Oregon State G 6-2 317

4. Michael Oher Ole Miss OT 6-4 1/2 322

5. Antoine Caldwell Alabama C 6-3 1/2 298

6. George Robinson Oklahoma G 6-4 1/2 330

7. Alex Mack California C 6-4 1/2 303

8. George Bussey Louisville OT 6-2 300

9. Herman Johnson LSU G/OT 6-6 1/2 345

10. Max Unger Oregon OT 6-5 300

Day 1 OL in 2007 NFL Draft

Player College Position Drafted By Round (Overall)

1. Joe Thomas Wisconsin OT Cleveland Browns 1 (3)

2. Levi Brown Penn State OT Arizona Cardinals 1 (5)

3. Joe Staley Central Michigan OT San Francisco 49ers 1 (28)

4. Ben Grubbs Auburn G Baltimore Ravens 1 (29)

5. Aaron Sears Tennessee G Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2 (35)

6. Justin Blalock Texas G Atlanta Falcons 2 (39)

7. Tony Ugoh Arkansas OT Indianapolis Colts 2 (42)

8. Ryan Khalil USC C Carolina Panthers 2 (59)

9. Samson Satele Hawaii G Detroit Lions 2 (60)

10. James Marten Boston College OT Dallas Cowboys 3 (67)

11. Ryan Harris Notre Dame OT Denver Broncos 3 (70)

12. Yanda Marshall Iowa G Baltimore Ravens 3 (86)

13. Andy Alleman Akron G New Orleans Saints 3 (88)

14. Mario Henderson Florida State OT Oakland Raiders 3 (91)

The following is a graphic representation of the number of offensive linemen selected in each round of the previous three NFL drafts. Most NFL teams use this type of chart to study position trends when setting up their respective draft boards each year.

Three-Year Average of OTs

Round 2007 2006 2005 Average

1 3 1 2 2.0

2 3 5 4 3.7

3 3 3 2 2.7

4 3 4 3 3.3

5 2 4 5 3.7

6 5 2 5 4.0

7 4 4 3 3.7

Total 22 23 24 23.0

Three-Year Average of Gs

Round 2007 2006 2005 Average

1 1 1 1 1.0

2 1 1 0 0.7

3 2 1 3 2.0

4 3 3 4 3.3

5 2 2 1 1.7

6 1 4 4 3.0

7 3 5 1 3.0

Total 13 17 14 14.7

Three-Year Average of Cs

Round 2007 2006 2005 Average

1 0 1 1 0.7

2 2 2 1 1.7

3 0 1 1 0.7

4 1 0 2 1.0

5 1 0 5 2.0

6 2 2 0 1.3

7 0 2 1 1.0

Total 6 8 11 8.3

Todd McShay is the director of college football scouting for Scouts Inc. He has been evaluating prospects for the NFL draft since 1998.

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Your second links goes to a blank page. It looks like what you are requesting is Scouts Inc.'s current listing of their board. If that's the case, here is the information they currently have posted. It's only good through #33 at the moment. If you wanted something else, please link to that instead.

Darren McFadden RB 6'2" 212 ARKANSAS 99 1 1 Expert's Take

Chris Long DE 6'3" 266 VIRGINIA 98 1 2 Expert's Take

Glenn Dorsey DT 6'1" 310 LSU 98 1 3 Expert's Take

Sedrick Ellis DT 6'1" 305 USC 97 D 2 4 Expert's Take

Jake Long OT 6'7" 309 MICHIGAN 97 D 1 5 Expert's Take

Matt Ryan QB 6'4" 221 BOSTON COLLEGE 97 D 1 6 Expert's Take

James Laurinaitis ILB 6'2" 244 OHIO STATE 96 1 7 Expert's Take

Brian Brohm QB 6'3" 225 LOUISVILLE 96 D 2 8 Expert's Take

Derrick Harvey DE 6'4" 250 FLORIDA 96 2 9 Expert's Take

Calais Campbell DE 6'7" 279 MIAMI (FLA.) 95 3 10 Expert's Take

Andre Woodson, Jr QB 6'4" 219 KENTUCKY 95 3 11 Expert's Take

Ryan Clady OT 6'6" 317 BOISE STATE 95 2 12 Expert's Take

DeSean Jackson WR 6'0" 179 CALIFORNIA 95 1 13 Expert's Take

Malcolm Jenkins CB 6'1" 203 OHIO STATE 95 1 14 Expert's Take

Vernon Gholston DE 6'3" 255 OHIO STATE 94 4 15 Expert's Take

Keith Rivers OLB 6'2" 236 USC 94 1 16 Expert's Take

Dan Connor ILB 6'3" 228 PENN STATE 94 2 17 Expert's Take

Kenny Phillips S 6'1" 203 MIAMI (FLA.) 94 1 18 Expert's Take

Ali Highsmith OLB 6'0" 221 LSU 93 2 19 Expert's Take

Jonathan Stewart RB 5'11" 233 OREGON 93 2 20 Expert's Take

Limas Sweed WR 6'4" 219 TEXAS 93 I 2 21 Expert's Take

Mike Jenkins CB 6'0" 200 SOUTH FLORIDA 93 C 2 22 Expert's Take

Rey Maualuga ILB 6'2" 251 USC 92 3 23 Expert's Take

Early Doucet III WR 6'0" 210 LSU 92 I 3 24 Expert's Take

Jeffrey Otah OT 6'6" 339 PITTSBURGH 92 3 25 Expert's Take

Samuel Baker OT 6'5" 312 USC 91 I 4 26 Expert's Take

Malcolm Kelly WR 6'4" 217 OKLAHOMA 91 4 27 Expert's Take

Aqib Talib CB 6'1" 201 KANSAS 91 3 28 Expert's Take

Kentwan Balmer DT 6'4" 297 NORTH CAROLINA 90 D 3 29 Expert's Take

Michael Oher OT 6'5" 323 MISSISSIPPI 90 5 30 Expert's Take

Reggie Smith CB 6'0" 199 OKLAHOMA 90 4 31 Expert's Take

John Carlson TE 6'4" 252 NOTRE DAME 90 D 1 32 Expert's Take

Mario Manningham WR 6'0" 188 MICHIGAN 90 5 33 Expert's Take

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