[UPDATE] 2018 NFL Draft TE Rankings — Top 25

The 2018 NFL Draft tight end class features all different types of prospects, from pass-catchers, to in-line blockers and players able to do a bit of both. After two years without a tight end being taken in the first round, last year’s class featured three tight ends selected in round one. While this year’s draft class isn’t quite as loaded up top, it has plenty to offer and we expect to see about a half dozen tight ends selected during the first two days. Small school standout Dallas Goedert of South Dakota State, who has amassed a remarkable 2,404 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns over the past two seasons for the Jackrabbits, sits atop our rankings.



QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C


DT | 3-4 DE | 4-3 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | ST


1 Dallas Goedert South Dakota State 1 LINK
2 Mike Gesicki Penn State 2 LINK
3 Mark Andrews* (H) Oklahoma 2 LINK
4 Hayden Hurst* South Carolina 3 LINK
5 Troy Fumagali (H) Wisconsin 3 LINK
6 Dalton Schultz* Stanford 4
7 Chris Herndon IV Miami 4
8 Ian Thomas Indiana 4 LINK
9 Durham Smythe Notre Dame 5
10 William Dissly Washington 5
11 Jordan Thomas Mississippi State 6
12 Deon Yelder West Kentucky 6
13 Marcus Baugh Ohio State 7 LINK
14 Ryan Izzo* Florida State 7
15 Jordan Akins* (WR) Central Florida 7
16 Tyler Conklin Central Michigan UDFA
17 Matt Flanagan Pittsburgh/Rutgers UDFA
18 DeAndre Goolsby Florida UDFA
19 Cam Serigne Wake Forest UDFA
20 Ethan Wolf Tennessee UDFA
21 Jake Roh Boise State UDFA
22 David Wells San Diego State UDFA
23 Charlie Callinan Boston College UDFA
24 Metuisela Unga Hawaii UDFA LINK
25 Jeb Blazevich Georgia UDFA
Adam Breneman UMass [Retired] UDFA LINK

Author: Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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