Recent History of Tight Ends Drafted
Draft Year First Player Selected by Position Round (OVR) Draft Team Total Drafted
2005Matt Jones, Arkansas1 (21)Jaguars15
2006Vernon Davis, Maryland1 (6)49ers19
2007Greg Olsen, Miami1 (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)Bengals28
2014Eric Ebron, North Carolina1 (10)Lions20
2015Maxx Williams, Minnesota2 (55)Ravens28
2016Hunter Henry, Arkansas2 (35)Chargers23
2017O.J. Howard, Alabama1 (19)Buccaneers39
2018Hayden Hurst, South Carolina1 (25)Ravens42

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
23. Noah Fant, IOWAJR6'5"241123951913.31743.31st
25. T.J. Hockenson, IOWASO6'5"250134976015.51658.51st
44. Irv Smith Jr., ALAJR6'4"241154471016.14747.32nd
89. Kaden Smith, STANJR6'5"259114763513.51257.73rd
113. Jace Sternberger, TA&MJR6'4"250134883217.331064.04th
120. Josh Oliver, SJSUSR6'5"250125670912.66459.14th
126. Isaac Nauta, UGAJR6'4"240143043014.33330.74th
133. Zach Gentry, MICHSR6'8"262133251416.06239.54th
134. Foster Moreau, LSU6'6"2564th
135. Caleb Wilson, UCLAJR6'4"235126096516.08480.44th
169. Drew Sample, WASH6'5"2515th
183. Dawson Knox, MISSJR6'4"257121528418.93023.76th
191. Tommy Sweeney, BCSR6'5"260123234810.88329.06th
197. Alize Mack, NDSR6'4"240123636010.00330.06th
207. Dax Raymond, USUJR6'5"250112734512.78231.46th
255. Donald Parham, STET6'8"2407th
270. Kendall Blanton, MIZ6'6"265UDFA
274. C.J. Conrad, UKSR6'5"252133031810.60324.5UDFA
288. Kahale Warring, SDSUJR6'6"250123137212.00331.0UDFA
292. Andrew Beck, TEXSR6'3"255142828110.04220.1UDFA
304. Daniel Helm, DUKE6'4"255UDFA
322. Keenen Brown, TXSTSR6'3"250125157711.31548.1UDFA
331. Trevon Wesco, WVUSR6'4"274122636614.08130.5UDFA
347. Elkanah Dillon, ORE6'5"265UDFA
385. Jerome Washington, RUTG6'3"243UDFA
413. Brandon Fritts, UNC6'4"250UDFA
441. Matt Sokol, MSU6'6"250UDFA
470. Carson Meier, OKLASR6'5"254141932717.21423.4UDFA
475. Isaiah Searight, FOR6'4"250UDFA
485. Evan Butts, UVA6'3"250UDFA
513. Mavin Saunders, KU6'5"256UDFA
550. Micky Crum, LOU6'4"248UDFA
556. Datryan Evans, FRU6'5"240UDFA
586. Tyler Petite, USC6'4"250UDFA
683. Tyrone Wheatley, STON6'6"276UDFA
696. Nate Becker, M-OH6'5"265UDFA
697. Newman Williams, AKR6'2"265UDFA
709. Jared Pinkney, VANJR6'4"255135077415.48759.5UDFA
710. Charles Jones II, TULN6'4"255UDFA
711. Ian Bunting, CAL6'6"252UDFA
713. Cole Herdman, PUR6'4"251UDFA
720. Daniel Imatorbhebhe, USC6'4"250UDFA
721. Hale Hentges, ALA6'5"249UDFA
729. Brandon Dillon, MAR6'3"245UDFA
730. Britton Abbott, OKST6'2"245UDFA
731. Garrett Williams, CLEM6'4"245UDFA
734. Josiah Deguara, CINJR6'3"242133846812.32536.0UDFA
747. David Lucero, UTEPSR6'5"240122032216.10226.8UDFA
748. Mik'Quan Deane, WKUSR6'4"240124453012.05644.2UDFA
749. Nic Weishar, ND6'5"240UDFA
751. Justin Johnson, MSST6'4"238UDFA
792. Jacob Breeland, OREJR6'5"221122437715.71231.4UDFA
805. Jared Rice, FRESJR6'5"216145566412.07347.4UDFA