2020 NFL Draft Prospects: Tight Ends



By Charlie Campbell.
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The top 2020 Tight End prospects available for the 2020 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2021 prospect. ** - denotes 2022 prospect.

This page was last updated Aug. 14, 2018. Follow Walter @walterfootball for updates.
2018 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

  1. Caleb Wilson, TE, UCLA
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 235.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.69.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-3.

    8/14/18: Wilson was phenomenal in 2017 as the most reliable receiving threat for Josh Rosen. Prior to a season-ending foot injury, Wilson had 38 receptions for 490 yards and one touchdown. He was instrumental in the legendary comeback over Texas A&M, hauling in 15 passes for 208 yards in that game. Wilson is a quick tight end who runs good routes and is dangerous as a run-after-the-catch threat. As a freshman in 2016, he had 16 catches for 220 yards.






  2. Noah Fant, TE, Iowa
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 232.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.71.
    Projected Round (2020): 2-3.

    8/14/18: Iowa has produced a lot of good tight end prospects in recent years, and Fant could keep that trend going after a breakout sophomore season. He hauled in 28 passes for 486 yards with 10 touchdowns in 2017. Fant has size to his frame with the upside to get stronger and become a better blocker for the NFL. He could have three-down starting potential with the ability contribute as a receiver.


  3. Albert Okwuegbunam*, TE, Missouri
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 260.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.75.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

    8/14/18: As a redshirt freshman, Okwuegbunam was a dangerous red-zone weapon, hauling in 11 touchdowns from Drew Lock. Missouri opened up its offense with Lock in the back half of the 2017 season, using Okwuegbunam as one of is steady receiving threats. He hauled in 29 receptions for 415 yards on the year. Okwuegbunam could develop into a player with three-down starter consideration.




  4. Tommy Sweeney, TE, Boston College
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 255.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.71.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

    8/14/18: In 2017, Sweeney totaled 36 catches for 512 yards and four touchdowns. He has the size and strength to be a blocker at the point of attack as well. As a sophomore, Sweeney made 26 receptions for 353 yards and three touchdowns.


  5. Kaden Smith*, TE, Stanford
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 250.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.77.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

    8/14/18: Under Jim Harbaugh and David Shaw, the Cardinal has been a factory for NFL tight ends. Most of them are quality blockers with the ability to contribute as receivers. In 2017, Smith caught 23 passes for 414 yards with five touchdowns. Folowing Dalton Schultz's departure for the NFL, Smith could see more playing time and receiving opportunities.


  6. Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 250.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.57.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.





  7. Irv Smith Jr., TE, Alabama
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 245.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.59.
    Projected Round (2020): 3-5.

  8. Alize Mack, TE, Notre Dame
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 245.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.68.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.

  9. Mitchell Wilcox, TE, South Florida
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 245.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.75.
    Projected Round (2020): 4-6.



  10. Luke Farrell*, TE, Ohio State
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 250.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.79.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

  11. Daniel Imatorbhebhe, TE, USC
    Height: 6-4. Weight: 250.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.80.
    Projected Round (2020): 5-7.

  12. Bryce Wolma*, TE, Arizona
    Height: 6-3. Weight: 252.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.73.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.



  13. Kenny Yeboah, TE, Temple
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 230.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.75.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

  14. Mavin Saunders, TE, Kansas
    Height: 6-5. Weight: 257.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.71.
    Projected Round (2020): 6-FA.

  15. Tyrone Wheatley Jr., TE, Michigan
    Height: 6-6. Weight: 265.
    Projected 40 Time: 4.85.
    Projected Round (2020): 7-FA.

2018 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2019 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2020 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P




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