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Who are the top prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft?

It’s early in the pre-draft process, but there’s no consensus on who the top prospects are this year.

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The 2018 NFL Draft will be more interesting than most drafts in the sense that there’s not a real consensus on who the top prospects are.

Last year, there was no question that Myles Garrett was the top player in the draft. Even the Cleveland Browns couldn’t screw that up, and the top prospect ended up being the top pick.

The previous year was a little different, as there was a lot of debate as to whether Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Joey Bosa or Jalen Ramsey were the top dogs.

In 2015, there was no doubt Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were the top dogs. 2014 was all about Jadeveon Clowney.

The top of the 2013 food chain were two stud offensive tackles in Eric Fisher and Luke Joeckel. 2012 was perhaps the easiest layup of them all with Andrew Luck on top.

But so far, 2018 is not presenting a consensus as to who the top guys are. ESPN’s Todd McShay has Penn State running back Saquon Barkley on top, followed by NC State pass-rusher Bradley,

But CBS Sports has Chubb taking the top spot (Barkley is 7th in that ranking). CBS is also going against the grain and listing potential Bengals target Orlando Brown as the No. 5 prospect.

Here’s a roundup of how the experts are ranking the top five prospects in this draft:

ESPN’s Todd McShay:

1 Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State

2 Sam Darnold, QB, USC

3 Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA

4 Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State

5 Minkah Fitzpatrick, S, Alabama

CBS Sports:

1 Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State

2 Derwin James, S, Florida St.

3 Quenton Nelson OG, Notre Dame

4 Roquan Smith. LB, Georgia

5 Orlando Brown, OT, Oklahoma

Draft Wire:

1 Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State

2 Quenton Nelson, OG, Notre Dame

3 Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State

4 Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama

5 Roquan Smith. LB, Georgia

Draft Countdown:

1. Sam Darnold, QB, USC

2. Quenton Nelson, OG, Notre Dame

3. Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State

4. Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State

5. Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama

ESPN’s Mel Kiper:

1. Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State

2. Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama

3. Bradley Chubb, DE, NC State

4. Quenton Nelson, G, Notre Dame

5. Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming