With the draft order now finalized 28 picks deep, we can now safely start to project where college football's brightest prospects will call home. The draft process is now starting to get more interesting as we inch towards the end of April. The college football season has now closed, but there's still plenty of movement going on in the big boards. Expect things to shake up when the Senior Bowl commences, where NFL scouts have the chance to scrutinize the best of the best as they square off against each other.
Be sure to check us out again next week as we release a new mock draft.
No. 1 Tennessee Titans: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
No. 3 San Diego Chargers: Joey Bosa, LB, Ohio State
No. 4 Dallas Cowboys: Jalen Ramsey, CB/S, Florida State
No. 5 Jacksonville Jaguars: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
No. 6 Baltimore Ravens: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
With the situations of Eugene Monroe and Kelechi Osemele both up in the air, the Ravens would be smart to opt for the safe pick in Stanley, who is an all-around great lineman. While this pick might ruffle some feathers among the Baltimore fanbase, the team would be wise to take Stanley over some of the more unproven secondary prospects in the first round.
No. 7 San Francisco 49ers: Laquan Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss
No. 8 Miami Dolphins: Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida
Hargreaves is slipping down many draft boards, but not the one in South Beach. While the Dolphins could go in a few other directions with this pick, grabbing a flashy corner is the one that will help them become a competitor quickly. If the stud defensive line is aided by a formidable secondary, then the hope is that things will fall into place, and Miami will have the defense that they've dreamed of.
No. 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
No. 10 New York Giants: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
No. 11 Chicago Bears: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama
No. 12 New Orleans Saints: A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama
No. 13 Philadelphia Eagles: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
No. 14 Oakland Raiders: Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss
No. 15 Los Angeles Rams: Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis
No. 16 Detroit Lions: Mackenzie Alexander, CB, Clemson
No. 17 Atlanta Falcons: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame
No. 18 Indianapolis Colts: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
No. 19 Buffalo Bills: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma St.
No. 20 New York Jets: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
No. 21 Washington Redskins: Andrew Billings, DL, Baylor
No. 22 Houston Texans: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State
No. 23 Minnesota Vikings: Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State
No. 24 Cincinnati Bengals: Kenny Clark, DT, UCLA
No. 25 Pittsburgh Steelers: Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
I know, Pittsburgh never takes a corner in the first round. But this year could be the outlier. The team is in desperate need of some help in the secondary, so badly that it'd be almost masochistic for them not to take a corner or safety. While Fuller doesn't have much tape due to a torn meniscus, his upside his huge, and it's enough to separate him from the rest of the secondary prospects left in the bottom of the first.
No. 26 Seattle Seahawks: Jarran Reed, DL, Alabama
It's important that Seattle builds on either line, offensive or defensive. Selecting Reed will provide an anchor for the Seahawks defensive line, which has been overshadowed by the secondary and linebacker corps recently.
No. 27 Green Bay Packers: Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson
The Packers are very mechanical, albeit boring drafters. They have a need, they fill it. One of those needs is edge rusher, and Dodd can certainly fill that need as a skilled pass rusher.
No. 28 Kansas City Chiefs: Vadal Alexander, OG/T, LSU
The Chiefs can essentially be put down to select an offensive lineman here. While there's a possibility that they could select someone on the opposing line, it seems as if the team will continue the trend of improving their line. Alexander is grading out as the best guard in the draft, and is regarded as a superb run blocker.