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● By Vinnie Iyer
For college football's returning top performers, the kickoff of the 2022 season is also the first step in their path toward a high pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Some of the biggest stars from the biggest programs will see limited change in their stock from September through April, while others are bound to go up and down based on their play. There also will be several players who will crash the party later as sudden risers. For now, here are the 50 prospects NFL teams should have highest on their watchlist:
NFL Mocks
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Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 50 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up on this big board.