Sports NFL Draft 2015: Tight end rankings 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 By NICK KLOPSIS email@example.com @nickklopsis Updated March 27, 2015 9:00 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email 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 By NICK KLOPSIS firstname.lastname@example.org @nickklopsis Nick Klopsis is Newsday.com's sports editor. He often can be found studying NFL and college football film for his latest draft breakdown. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.