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
7. T.J. Hockenson, IOWASO6'5"251134976015.51658.51st
24. Noah Fant, IOWAJR6'4"249123951913.31743.31st
32. Irv Smith Jr., ALAJR6'2"242154471016.14747.31st
68. Jace Sternberger, TA&MJR6'4"251134883217.331064.03rd
86. Josh Oliver, SJSUSR6'5"249125670912.66459.13rd
95. Dawson Knox, MISSJR6'4"254121528418.93023.73rd
100. Kaden Smith, STANJR6'5"255114763513.51257.73rd
139. Kahale Warring, SDSUJR6'5"252123137212.00331.04th
150. Drew Sample, WASH6'5"2555th
151. Foster Moreau, LSU6'4"2535th
162. Isaac Nauta, UGAJR6'3"244143043014.33330.75th
166. Caleb Wilson, UCLAJR6'4"240126096516.08480.45th
179. Alize Mack, NDSR6'4"249123636010.00330.05th
186. Tommy Sweeney, BCSR6'4"251123234810.88329.06th
193. Dax Raymond, USUJR6'5"255112734512.78231.46th
253. Zach Gentry, MICHSR6'8"265133251416.06239.57th
293. Kendall Blanton, MIZ6'6"262UDFA
305. C.J. Conrad, UKSR6'4"249133031810.60324.5UDFA
309. Trevon Wesco, WVUSR6'3"267122636614.08130.5UDFA
314. Keenen Brown, TXSTSR6'2"250125157711.31548.1UDFA
317. Daniel Helm, DUKE6'4"249UDFA
318. Donald Parham, STET6'8"240UDFA
382. Andrew Beck, TEXSR6'3"255142828110.04220.1UDFA
403. Elkanah Dillon, ORE6'5"265UDFA
423. Matt Sokol, MSU6'6"250UDFA
437. Carson Meier, OKLASR6'5"254141932717.21423.4UDFA
448. Mavin Saunders, KU6'5"256UDFA
472. Datryan Evans, FRU6'5"240UDFA
627. Nate Becker, M-OH6'5"265UDFA
628. Ian Bunting, CAL6'6"252UDFA
629. Brandon Dillon, MAR6'3"245UDFA
630. David Lucero, UTEPSR6'5"240122032216.10226.8UDFA
631. Nic Weishar, ND6'5"240UDFA
632. Justin Johnson, MSST6'4"238UDFA