McDowell had 34 tackles, including seven for loss, and 1.5 sacks in nine games in 2016.
Watt’s breakout season was all the more remarkable because it was his first as a full-time starter and it came after he missed the 2014 season with a knee injury and after he began his college career as a tight end.
Willis tied a school record in 2016 with 11.5 sacks and also had 17.5 tackles for loss.
LSU cornerback is given a legitimate chance of being a first-round selection.
Reddick finds himself as one of the rising prospects heading into the draft.
At 6-6, 277 pounds, Charlton has a similar build to that of Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap and Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Chandler Jones.
Lamp was a two-time All-Conference USA selection, but his profile and stock got a big boost early in the 2016 season when WKU faced the University of Alabama and Lamp had a strong performance against a defensive line filled with NFL prospects.
The University of Alabama standout had two 100-yard receiving games during his four seasons, and both of them happened to come in the BCS title game.