2017 NFL Draft Round 5

RD PICK TEAM GRADES
5

145

Jake Butt | TE, MichiganHeight: 6-6   Weight: 250A total package tight end who would have been considered in the first round if not for tearing his ACL in Michigan’s bowl game in 2016. Great get this late for Denver and at the start to the fifth round.

A+
5

146

George Kittle | TE, IowaHeight: 6-4   Weight: 247A good tight end prospect with great athleticism, running 4.52 40 time, though was underutilized in Iowa’s run-first scheme. Will be a better pro than production suggests.

B
5

147

Jordan Morgan | OG, KutztownHeight: 6-3   Weight: 313Four-year starter who dominated at Division II school and will need to adjust to NFL level competition, but has potential to develop into starter.

B+
5

148

Blair Brown | ILB, OhioHeight: 6-0   Weight: 240An explosive linebacker prospect with less-than-ideal height and length at 5-foot-11, but flies all over the field and lays the wood on contact. Very good value this late in the draft.

A+
5

149

Damontae Kazee | CB, San Diego StateHeight: 5-10   Weight: 184An instinctual and very productive CB prospect hauling in 15 interceptions in the past two seasons. Another very good value pick here in the fifth round.

A-
5

150

Jordan Leggett | TE, ClemsonHeight: 6-6   Weight: 258A very productive tight end for Watson, Leggett is a quality receiving threat but doesn’t give you much as a blocker.

B
5

151

Desmond King | FS, IowaHeight: 5-10   Weight: 201A very instinctual DB with tremendous ball skills and production with 31 passes defended and 11 interceptions. Tremendous value this late. Considered a possible first rounder after a strong 2015.

A+
5

152

Corn Elder | CB, Miami (Fla.)Height: 5-10   Weight: 183An undersized slot cornerback prospect whose toughness and natural football sense will help his chances of seeing the field in 2017. Good value in Round 5.

B+
5

153

Jake Elliott | K, MemphisHeight: 5-10   Weight: 165An accurate kicker with limited leg strength, but fills a need for the Bengals. Too early?

D+
5

154

Jeremy Sprinkle | TE, ArkansasHeight: 6-5   Weight: 252Talented tight end prospect with some questionable off-the-field decisions, but a quality blocker and red zone threat. Adds TE depth behind Reed and Davis in Washington.

C-
5

155

Jayon Brown | OLB, UCLAHeight: 6-0   Weight: 231A slightly undersized LB prospect with good athleticism, tackling ability and coverage ability. Good value in Round 5 for Titans.

A
5

156

Brian Hill | RB, WyomingHeight: 6-1   Weight: 219A do-it-all workhorse running back for Wyoming the past two seasons, Hill has good speed and strength, though could use some more patience and vision on inside runs. Early for depth pick in Round 5 at position of strength.

D
5

157

Will Holden | OT, VanderbiltHeight: 6-7   Weight: 311An offensive tackle prospect with experience playing both sides and potential to develop into a starter possibly by Year 2. Good depth pick in Round 5 for Arizona.

B-
5

158

Nate Hairston | CB, TempleHeight: 6-0   Weight: 196A former wide receiver with only one year of starting CB experience and it shows. Will need time to develop mentally and technically before he sees action.

D-
5

159

Jermaine Eluemunor | OG, Texas A&MHeight: 6-4   Weight: 325A London native and one-year starter, Eluemunor has starting experience at both tackle and guard. Many scouts love this kid and has potential to develop into a starter.

A
5

160

Roderick Johnson | OT, Florida StateHeight: 6-7   Weight: 299Two-time All-ACC and All-American who can contribute for the Browns immediately and fills a need for the Browns. Good value this late in the draft.

A+
5

161

Anthony Walker Jr. | ILB, NorthwesternHeight: 6-1   Weight: 238A three-year starter and son of a coach with a high football I.Q. Nice grab this late to add quality depth for Colts.

B+
5

162

Jeremy McNichols | RB, Boise StateHeight: 5-9   Weight: 214Led the FBS in all-purpose touchdowns in 2016 with 53, McNichols was a do-it-all RB at Boise State and could fight for playing time right away.

A-
5

163

Matt Milano | OLB, Boston CollegeHeight: 6-0   Weight: 223Will provide depth at LB. A career special teamer with less-than-average size, speed and strength, though competitive, tough and intelligent.

D
5

164

Isaac Asiata | OG, UtahHeight: 6-3   Weight: 335A position flex offensive lineman and Morris Award winner, Asiata has areas he can improve in, but can possibly plug in and fill a need right away for the Dolphins.

A+
5

165

Jamal Agnew | CB, San DiegoHeight: 5-10   Weight: 193A four-year starter and fast CB prospect with good ball production over is college career.

C
5

166

Shelton Gibson | WR, West VirginiaHeight: 6-0   Weight: 198A very productive deep threat receiver while at West Virginia, Gibson had some drops, but adds some long-term peace of mind to the Eagles receiving corps after some one-year free agent signings.

C+
5

167

Avery Moss | DE, Youngstown StateHeight: 6-3   Weight: 264A high-effort toolsy pass rusher with some off-the-field concerns following a one-year ban from Nebraska leading to a transfer. Another DE prospect for the Giants to develop.

B
5

168

Marquel Lee | OLB, Wake ForestHeight: 6-3   Weight: 240A three-year starter and team leader on defense during his senior year, Lee needs to work on his patience against the run and his coverage ability.

B-
5

169

Treston Decoud | CB, Oregon StateHeight: 6-3   Weight: 208A tall, competitive press CB prospect who has overcome every obstacle to this point, spending time at four different programs the last four years. Raw and will need time.

C
5

170

Rodney Adams | WR, South FloridaHeight: 6-1   Weight: 190A versatile offensive weapon used in sweeps, screens and as a returner with tremendous speed but development needed on underneath routes.

B-
5

171

Nathan Peterman | QB, PittsburghHeight: 6-2   Weight: 225Good spot here for a QB some really like. Should have some time to continue his development behind Tyrod Taylor.

B+
5

172

Isaiah McKenzie | WR, GeorgiaHeight: 5-8   Weight: 173An undersized WR prospect with below average strength, but impressive start-stop ability, speed and return ability.

B-
5

173

Brian Allen | CB, UtahHeight: 6-3   Weight: 215A corner with rare size (6-foot-3 with 34-inch arms) and rare athleticism for his size (4.43 40 time). Good intangibles. Very good pick here for the Steelers.

A
5

174

Eric Saubert | TE, DrakeHeight: 6-5   Weight: 253An athletic TE prospect with some impressive tape as a receiver lining up in the slot, wing and out wide, but needs to work on blocking and route running to become a starter.

B-
5

175

DeAngelo Yancey | WR, PurdueHeight: 6-2   Weight: 205A receiver prospect with good size and athleticism, but will need time to continue to develop. Will benefit learning from Jordy Nelson.

D+
5

176

J.J. Dielman | OT, UtahHeight: 6-5   Weight: 300Cousin of four-time Pro Bowler Kris Dielman, Dielman missed much of 2016 with a foot injury, but looked good at center and has decent potential.

B-
5

177

Trent Taylor | WR, Louisiana TechHeight: 5-8   Weight: 179A quicker than fast slot receiver prospect who was reliable all three seasons as a starter while also returning punts.

C+
5

178

Davon Godchaux | DT, LSUHeight: 6-3   Weight: 310A powerful defensive tackle prospect with good run stopping ability and some ability to provide pressure. Great value this late in the fifth round for the Dolphins.

A
5

179

T.J. Logan | RB, North CarolinaHeight: 5-09   Weight: 196An undersized scatback style runner who can help immediately as a kick returner while he continues to develop as a change-of-pace back. Quality depth behind David Johnson.

C+
5

180

Danny Isidora | OG, Miami (Fla.)Height: 6-4   Weight: 306Started every game the past three seasons, Isidora is a competitor who has potential to possibly earn starts as a rookie with the Vikings.

B+
5

181

Dylan Donahue | OLB, West GeorgiaHeight: 6-3   Weight: 248An instinctual/high effort Division II pass rusher who will be a 25-year-old-rookie, but has been productive wherever he’s played. Another depth prospect for the Jets.

B-
5

182

Aaron Jones | RB, Texas-El PasoHeight: 5-09   Weight: 208Averaged 7.7 yards per carry with good speed and elusiveness, though his power is less than ideal and will limit short yardage opportunities. Adding to an area of need for Green Bay.

C
5

183

Ukeme Eligwe | OLB, Georgia SouthernHeight: 6-2   Weight: 239A linebacker prospect with prototypical size, but concerns after being kicked out of the Florida State program. Probably could have been signed as a free agent.

F
5

184

Nathan Gerry | SS, NebraskaHeight: 6-2   Weight: 218A strong safety prospect with some limitations in coverage and tackling technique with some off-the-field red flags, getting himself suspended on two occasions for academic reasons. Will need to contribute on special teams to make a roster.