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NFL Draft 2015: Tight end rankings

Tight end Maxx Williams of Minnesota in action

Tight end Maxx Williams of Minnesota in action during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 20, 2015 in Indianapolis. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Joe Robbins

These are the top ranked tight ends as of now heading into the 2015 NFL Draft April 30-May 2 in Chicago. (All measurements are from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis Feb. 17-23.)

1. MAXX WILLIAMS

Class: Sophomore

School: Minnesota

Ht: 6-4

Wt: 249

Arms: 33 1/2 in

Hands: 10 3/8 in

Bench: 17 reps

40-yard dash: 4.78 sec

Vert: 34 1/2 in

Broad: 9-9

Cone: DNP

Shuttle: 4.37 sec

Pros: Big target with good hands, speed and versatility

Cons: Could stand to bulk up a bit

2. CLIVE WALFORD

Class: Senior

School: Miami (Fla.)

Ht: 6-4

Wt: 251

Arms: 34 in

Hands: 10 1/4 in

Bench: 20 reps

40-yard dash: 4.79 sec

Vert: 30 1/2 in

Broad: 10

Cone: DNP

Shuttle: 4.57 sec

Pros: Balanced tight end who is explosive with ball; good blocker

Cons: Doesn't have great athleticism

3. JEFF HEUERMAN

Class: Senior

School: Ohio St.

Ht: 6-5

Wt: 254

Arms: 33 1/4 in

Hands: 10 1/8 in

Bench: 26 reps

40-yard dash: DNP

Vert: DNP

Broad: DNP

Cone: DNP

Shuttle: DNP

Pros: Balanced tight end who can catch passes and block

Cons: Often underutilized in Ohio State's spread offense

4. TYLER KROFT

Class: Junior

School: Rutgers

Ht: 6-6

Wt: 246

Arms: 33 in

Hands: 9 5/8 in

Bench: 17 reps

40-yard dash: DNP

Vert: DNP

Broad: DNP

Cone: DNP

Shuttle: DNP

Pros: Versatile receiving TE with soft hands and athleticism

Cons: Lack of production in Rutgers offense in 2014

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