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The following is the Xavier Cromartie / College Football Metrics FINAL mock draft for entry into The Huddle Report’s mock draft contest. The scoring is 1 point per player correctly predicted in the first round plus 2 points per player linked to the correct team.
New position labels:
9T = 9-technique = 3-4 OLB
7T = 7-technique = 4-3 DE
5T = 5-technique = 3-4 DE
3T = 3-technique = 4-3 DE
1T = 1-technique = 4-3 NT
0T = 0-technique = 3-4 NT
$LB = Moneybacker = the Deone Bucannon position
Round 1 (team/player/school/ + or – from last report/pick # last report)
Needs: QB, FS, WR, CB, MLB
Note that the goal of this mock is to match teams to players.
Needs: CB, RB, 3T, QB, G
Needs: FS, SS, 5T, C, TE
I don’t like putting a 5-tech this high, but it makes more sense than Ronnie Stanley.
Needs: CB, RB, 7T, 3T, MLB
The best players are still on the board.
Needs: MLB, SS, C, WR, SLB
“Myles Jack no matter what.”
Needs: 5T, CB, 9T, SS, G
They take the best player available.
Needs: WR, CB, QB, MLB, RT
We could see Stanley at 3 and Buckner at 7 instead.
Needs: RB, CB, G, WLB, TE
They trade up because the CBs at 13 aren’t appealing.
Needs: 7T, WR, CB, RT, SLB
Floyd and Rankins are options here, but I can see Bosa sliding here easily.
Needs: LT, SLB, MLB, 3T, FS
Hope he gets by the Bucs. I’ve had him near the top 10 all along.
Needs: LT, 5T, CB, RB, WR
This area seems too early, but I’ll go with the top 10 buzz.
Needs: WR, 3T, 7T, WLB, G
I expect Reed to go in the 11-16 range.
Needs: WR, FS, RT, 9T, RB
Sounds like he’s the guy they actually want.
Needs: MLB, FS, 3T, RB, CB
I’d like to put Ragland here out of need, but Hargreaves should be available.
Needs: RT, FS, CB, MLB, TE
I don’t know if they go to 8 or 10 or stay here, but I have to give them Conklin.
Needs: LT, SS, 3T, CB, 7T
They should take the chance to get an OT.
Needs: FS, SS, 3T, WLB, G
A bold break away from the consensus pick of Darron Lee.
Needs: 9T, C, 1T, RB, SS
It could be too early for Spence or Correa, so they should pounce on Kelly.
Needs: 7T, MLB, WR, QB, RT
Talk of Hackenberg here is the smokiest smoke that ever smoked.
Needs: QB, 9T, TE, G, 5T
They might have to move into the teens to get him. But I think he’s valued right around here at 20.
Needs: MLB, 1T, WR, C, RB
They could go in a lot of directions, especially trading down. This pick matches need and value.
Needs: WR, SS, 5T, TE, C
Here’s the area where you take the fast, upside WRs.
Needs: WR, WLB, SS, 3T, CB
Maybe they do go BPA, but that’s Doctson here.
Needs: WR, 1T, SS, 7T, CB
They could reach for a WR.
Needs: SS, CB, LT, 9T, 1T
Some sort of DB here.
Needs: LT, 3T, G, RT, CB
I’m not sure that the Seahawks will actually stick around and pick in round 1.
Needs: 5T, RB, LT, MLB, TE
I like this fit.
Needs: CB, WR, G, 9T, 5T
This pick has been the same for a month.
Needs: CB, FS, C, 9T, WR
Ryan Kelly is likely gone by this point. The Cardinals love safeties and need DBs.
Needs: CB, SS, 3T, 7T, LT
They seem to avoid taking DBs early in favor of big guys.
Needs: QB, G, 5T, WLB, RB
This guy has been hyped enough that I’ll put him in at the end.
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