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Ranking Top 22 Safeties

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Why settle for a pecking order of 10 or 12 prospects when we examine the top 21 safeties in this year's class. No. 1 is Texas' Kenny Vaccaro, and scouts are split on Eric Reid and Jonathan Cyprien.

Here is how Packer Report ranks this year's prospects at safeties, based on conversations with three scouts, who agreed to speak on the condition of anonymity, and the NFL's longtime lead scout, Dave-Te' Thomas. 1. Kenny Vaccaro, Texas (6-0, 214): Our Cream of the Crop. 2. J.J. Wilcox, Georgia Southern (6-0, 213): Our Sleeper. 3. Eric Reid, LSU (6-1, 213): Early entrant was a consensus All...

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