GridironStuds.com Top 5 NFL QBs in 2015

By: Chad Wilson – Editor GridironStuds Blog
Twitter: @GridironStuds

I recently tweeted my Top 5 Quarterbacks in the NFL and as with any ranking of anything, especially in the World of sports,  controversy ensues.  The biggest bone that people chose to pick with me was concerning the fact that Andrew Luck failed to make my top 5.  With all of the discussion that has arisen around this list,  I thought it best to write an article with my explanation of my Top 5 and also added a couple of notes on some of the guys that did not make it.

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GridironStuds.com Top 5 Players in the 2015 NFL Draft

By: Chad Wilson – Editor GridironStuds Blog

There have been mock drafts, draft shows, draft analysis, draft previews and draft insight.  Doesn’t matter where you go,  the NFL draft is in your face.  Well here’s one more draft article.  Over the years there have been a fair amount of draft busts and some superstars that have come out of the first round which will be spotlighted tonight.  This 2015 draft will once again produce busts and perhaps some guys that will end up in Canton.  In my opinion,  here are the Top 5 players in this year’s NFL draft.  I base the list on ability, production and risk.

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Week 5 Gridironstuds Show Football Picks

Host Chad Wilson issued his college and nfl picks for week #5 along with co-host Emil Calomino’s picks.  Calomino was unable to do today’s show.  Here are the hosts picks

Chad Wilson’s College Football Picks
Current Record: 5-7
Minnesota (+7) over IOWA
Clemson (-7) over BOSTON COLLEGE
OKLAHOMA ST. (+2.5) over Texas
Emil Calomino’s College Football Picks
Current Record:  4-8
ucla (-20) over COLORADO
OKLAHOMA ST. (+2.5) over Texas
CALIFORNIA (+1) over Arizona St.
Chad Wilson’s NFL Picks
Current Record: 3-6
BUFFALO (+4.5) over New England
Oakland (+7) over DENVER
TAMPA BAY (-2.5) over Washington
Emil Calomino’s NFL Picks
Current Record: 3-5-1
New England (-4.5) over BUFFALO
DETROIT (-4.5) over Minnesota
PHILADELPHIA (-1) over NY Giants

AFC Divisional Picks from GridironStuds Show Hosts

Here are the AFC Divisional Predictions from The Gridiron Studs Show hosts Chad Wilson and Emil Calomino from August 29th’s show as heard here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-gridiron-studs-show/2012/08/29/gridiron-studs-show–82912-afc-division-predictions

Chad Wilson & Emil Calomino AFC Picks
Chad Emil
AFC EAST AFC EAST
1 New England 11-5 New England 12-4
2 Buffalo 8-8 NY Jets 9-7
3 NY Jets 7-9 Buffalo 7-9
4 Miami 6-10 Miami 3-13
AFC NORTH AFC NORTH
1 Baltimore 11-5 Baltimore 11-5
2 Pittsburgh 10-6 Pittsburgh 9-7
3 Cincinnati 9-7 Cincinnati 9-7
4 Cleveland 5-11 Cleveland 3-13
AFC SOUTH AFC SOUTH
1 Houston 10-6 Houston 12-4
2 Tennessee 8-8 Tennessee 8-8
3 Jacksonville 7-9 Indianapolis 6-10
4 Indianapolis 5-11 Jacksonville 4-12
AFC WEST AFC WEST
1 San Diego 10-6 Denver 9-7
2 Denver 7-9 Oakland 9-7
3 Kansas City 5-11 San Diego 8-8
4 Oakland 6-10 Kansas City 7-9
Playoffs Playoffs
Round 1 Round 1
Houston over Cin. Houston over Cin.
Pittsburgh over SD Pittsburgh over SD
Round 2 Round 2
New England over Pitt New England over Pitt
Baltimore over Hou. Baltmore over Hou.
Round 3 Round 3
Baltimore over NE Baltimore over NE
AFC Champs AFC Champs
Baltimore Baltimore

Gridironstuds.com 2012 NFL Draft Grades

Here’s a look at my grades on each of the 32 NFL teams’ drafts.  I have a formula for draft picking and team building.  It’s very simple and I use it to grade drafts along with other factors.

Here are the positions you need to draft:

QB, RB, DT, WR, CB, LT, DE, MLB, WR2, DT2, FS, TE

Stay in those areas and your ability to have a successful draft increases greatly.

The other positions listed below,  you address in free agency with low key signings.  Not big named additions that achieved famed success elsewhere and will have a hard time doing things your way in you organization.  Here those positions:

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LSU’s Rueben Randle Becomes First Gridironstuds.com Member to Be Drafted

Well I told all to watch out for Miami’s Lamar Miller as the likely first Gridiron Stud to be drafted into the NFL but lost sight of LSU’s Rueben Randle.  Low and behold Randle it was and he went to the defending Super Bowl champions,  how ironic for a Gridiron Stud.  Randle closed out the 2nd round at pick #64 to the New York Giants as they added another weapon to Eli Manning’s arsenal.  Randle joins Hakeem Nick and Victor Cruz to bolster an already solid wide receiving corps.  Gridironstuds.com was started in January 2009  and Randle was a member of the initial class entered into the Gridironstuds.com recruiting database. Congrats to Rueben on achieving this milestone in his career and we are delighted at Gridironstuds.com to have reached this milestone ourselves.  Check out Rueben Randle’s Gridironstuds.com profile,  click here.

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