2013 NFL Draft center rankings

USA TODAY Sports

It's now April and we're still no closer to knowing the best position for Barrett Jones in the NFL. Is that such a bad thing? Jones doesn't think so. Here's what he said about it at the NFL Combine last month:

"When you play a lot of positions, it allows you to learn the offense from different perspectives. You stop memorizing the offense and start understanding it. That’s the biggest reason playing center mentally wasn’t that big a challenge. I understood the offense and what we were trying to accomplish."

That's the zen of being an offensive lineman. Jones may not be a center in the NFL, but we think he can be a good one. Because of that, he remains our top-rated player at the position.

1. Barrett Jones | 6'4, 305 pounds | Center | Alabama
2. Travis Frederick | 6'3 5/8, 312 pounds | Center | Wisconsin *
3. Brian Schwenke | 6'3, 314 pounds | Center | California
4. Khaled Holmes | 6'4, 302 pounds | Center | Southern California
5. Mario Benavides | 6'4, 280 pounds | Center | Louisville
6. Braxston Cave | 6'4, 304 pounds | Center | Notre Dame
7. Dalton Freeman | 6'5, 265 pounds | Center | Clemson
8. P.J. Lonergan | 6'3, 304 pounds | Center | LSU
9. Matt Stankiewitch | 6'3, 302 pounds | Center | Penn State
10. Stephen Warner | 6'0, 305 pounds | Center | Louisiana Tech
11. Graham Pocic | 6'7, 310 pounds | Center | Illinois
12. Joe Madsen | 6'3 1/2, 310 pounds | Center | West Virginia

More from SB Nation:

NFL mock draft: Two rounds -- with trades!

Brian Banks, wrongfully convicted of rape, signs with Falcons

Do Bears fans want Brian Urlacher back?

This year's NFL draft class short on QB options

Why did the 49ers trade for Colt McCoy?

NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation bloggers are on the clock

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.