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Ryan and Wes discuss the best edge rushers available in the draft, including the enigmatic Noah Spence. (April 24, 2016) USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

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1. Joey Bosa, Ohio State. Height: 6-5¼. Weight: 269. Class: Junior. Stats: 51 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.86. Projection: Top 10.

Once considered the top overall player in this draft, could be an early steal if he slides out of the top five.

2. DeForest Buckner, Oregon. Height: 6-7. Weight: 291. Class: Senior. Stats: 83 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 5.05. Projection: Top 10.

A Goliath edge rusher perfectly suited to play 5-tech defensive end in a 3-4 defense.

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3. Leonard Floyd, Georgia.  Height: 6-5⅝. Weight: 244. Class: Junior. Stats: 72 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.6. Projection: Round 1.

Georgia edge defenders have struggled with their transition to the league, but this one has the raw physical tools to be an elite pass rusher.

4. Shaq Lawson, Clemson. Height: 6-2⅝. Weight: 269. Class: Junior. Stats: 59 tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.7. Projection: Round 1.

Led the nation in tackles for loss as a junior, part of a dominant defensive front that paved the Tigers’ path to a national runner-up finish.

5. Noah Spence, Eastern Kentucky. Height: 6-2½. Weight: 251. Class: Junior. Stats: 63 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.8. Projection: Round 1-2.

Resurrected his draft prospects in one season at Eastern Kentucky after starting his career at Ohio State, where he failed multiple drug tests for Ecstasy and was banned for life from the Big Ten.

6. Kevin Dodd, Clemson. Height: 6-5. Weight: 277. Class: Senior. Stats: 62 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.86. Projection: Round 1-2.

Overshadowed on Clemson’s fierce defensive front despite having the second-most tackles for loss in the country last season, his stock has been rising through pre-draft workouts.

7. Kamalei Correa, Boise State. Height: 6-2⅝. Weight: 243. Class: Junior. Stats: 36 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 6 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.69. Projection: Round 1-2.

Potential to rush passer from the edge or play as a stack linebacker has drawn comparisons to Clay Matthews’ role with the Packers.

8. Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State. Height: 6-4¼. Weight: 273. Class: Junior. Stats: 63 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.63. Projection: Round 2.

Though still not the sum of his parts, a dynamic blend of size and athleticism helped him lead all Big 12 players in sacks last season.

9. Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State. Height: 6-4⅜. Weight: 243. Class: Senior. Stats: 49 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.82. Projection: Round 2.

Limited to the draft’s second day because of lack of run defense production, but could be a gem pass rusher in the second round.

10. Kyler Fackrell, Utah State. Height: 6-5. Weight: 245. Class: Senior. Stats: 82 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 5 sacks. 40-yard dash: 4.72. Projection: Round 2.

Returned from torn ACL last season and should be even stronger in 2016.

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