Recent History of Tight Ends Drafted
Draft Year First Player Selected by Position Round (OVR) Draft Team Total Drafted
2004Kellen Winslow, Miami (FL)1 (6)Browns24
2005Matt Jones, Arkansas1 (21)Jaguars15
2006Vernon Davis, Maryland1 (6)49ers19
2007Greg Olsen, Miami (FL)1 (31)Bears18
2008Dustin Keller, Purdue1 (30)Jets21
2009Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State1 (20)Lions21
2010Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma1 (21)Bengals21
2011Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame2 (43)Vikings18
2012Coby Fleener, Stanford2 (34)Colts16
2013Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame1 (21)Bengals27
2014Eric Ebron, North Carolina1 (10)Lions20
2015Maxx Williams, Minnesota2 (55)Ravens28
2016Hunter Henry, Arkansas2 (35)Chargers21
2017O.J. Howard, Alabama1 (19)Buccaneers39
2018Hayden Hurst, South Carolina1 (25)Ravens39

2019 Tight End Prospects

Tight End Draft Projection

Current Prospect Rankings Include 2018 Collegiate Statistics

Player CL HT WT GP Rec Yards AVG TD Yards/G PROJ
Noah Fant, IOWAJR6'5"220123951913.31743.31st
Irv Smith Jr., ALAJR6'4"245133864817.05749.82nd
Albert Okwuegbunam, MIZSO6'5"26094346610.84651.82nd
Caleb Wilson, UCLAJR6'4"235126096516.08480.42nd
Kaden Smith, STANJR6'5"259104763513.51263.52nd
Tommy Sweeney, BCSR6'5"255123234810.88329.04th
Josh Oliver, SJSUSR6'5"250125670912.66459.14th
Foster Moreau, LSU6'6"2555th
C.J. Conrad, UKSR6'5"245122929710.24324.85th
Mitchell Wilcox, USFJR6'4"248114050612.65246.05th
T.J. Hockenson, IOWASO6'5"230124671715.59659.85th
Jace Sternberger, TA&MJR6'4"250124780417.111067.05th
Jared Pinkney, VANJR6'4"255124569815.51758.26th
Logan Parker, SUU6'2"2537th
Alize Mack, NDSR6'4"245113434910.26331.77th
Kendall Blanton, MIZ6'6"2657-FA
Dax Raymond, USUJR6'5"250102533513.40233.57-FA
Tyler Petite, USC6'4"2507-FA
Zach Gentry, MICHSR6'8"262123047515.83239.6UDFA
Isaac Nauta, UGAJR6'4"246132942714.72332.8UDFA
Matt Sokol, MSU6'6"250UDFA
Brycen Hopkins, PURJR6'5"240123256417.63247.0UDFA
Daniel Imatorbhebhe, USC6'4"250UDFA
Charles Jones II, TULN6'4"255UDFA
Keenen Brown, TXSTSR6'3"250125157711.31548.1UDFA
Jared Rice, FRESJR6'5"216135162412.24348.0UDFA
Mavin Saunders, KU6'5"257UDFA
Tyrone Wheatley, STON6'6"276UDFA
Brandon Fritts, UNC6'4"250UDFA
Harrison Bryant, FAUJR6'5"240124566214.71455.2UDFA
Josiah Deguara, CINJR6'3"242123746512.57538.8UDFA
Jacob Breeland, OREJR6'5"221112235115.95231.9UDFA
Mik'Quan Deane, WKUSR6'4"240124453012.05644.2UDFA
Giovanni Ricci, WMUJR6'4"200113539211.20335.6UDFA
Kyle Fourtenbary, WKUSO6'2"24012363028.39225.2UDFA
Drew Sample, WASHSR6'5"259132325110.91219.3UDFA