The Mock Draft Version 3.0: Round 3

Round 3

65. Cincinnati Bengals: Malik Harrison, ILB, Ohio State

66. Washington Redskins: Saahdiq Charles, OT, LSU

67. Detroit Lions: Jack Driscoll, OT, Auburn

68. New York Jets: Laviska Shenault, WR, Colorado

68. Carolina Panthers: Robert Hunt, OG, Louisiana

70. Miami Dolphins: Jason Strowbridge, DE, North Carolina

71. Las Angeles Chargers: Khalid Kareem, DE, Notre Dame

72. Arizona Cardinals: Jeff Gladney, CB, TCU

73. Jacksonville Jaguars: Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma

74. Cleveland Browns: Terrell Lewis, DE/LB, Alabama

75. Indianapolis Colts: Brandon Jones, S, Texas

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QB | RB | WR | TE | OT | OG | OC

Nat L. Faybian’s NFL Draft Players Position Rankings

DE | DT | OLB | ILB | CB | S | ST

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76. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Cam Akers, RB, Florida State

77. Denver Broncos: Troy Dye, LB, Oregon

78. Atlanta Falcons: Julian Okwara, LB/DE, Notre Dame

79. New York Jets: Josh Uche, LB/DE, Michigan

80. Las Vegas Raiders: John Simpson, OG, Clemson

81. Las Vegas Raiders: Jalen Reagor, WR, TCU

82. Dallas Cowboys: Bryce Hall, CB, Virginia

83. Denver Broncos: Troy Pride, CB, Notre Dame

84. Las Angeles Rams: Reggie Robinson, CB, Tulsa

85. Detroit Lions: Zack Moss, RB, Utah

86. Buffalo Bills: A.J. Green, CB, Oklahoma State

87. New England Patriots: Jacob Eason, QB, Washington

88. New Orleans Saints: Willie Gay, LB, Mississippi State

89. Minnesota Vikings: Chase Claypool, WR, Notre Dame

90. Houston Texans: Devin Duvernay, WR, Texas

91. Las Vegas Raiders: Michael Pittman, WR, USC

92. Baltimore Ravens: Damien Lewis, OG, LSU

93. Tennessee Titans: Ben Bartch, OT, St. John’s-Minn.

94. Green Bay Packers: Matt Peart, OT, Connecticut

95. Denver Broncos: Terrell Burgess, S, Utah

96. Kansas City Chiefs: Dane Jackson, CB, Pittsburgh

Compensatory Picks

97. Cleveland Browns: Jonathan Garvin, DE, Miami

98. New England Patriots: James Lynch, DT, Baylor

99. New York Giants: Geno Stone, S, Iowa

100. New England Patriots: Jordan Mack, LB, Virginia

101. Seattle Seahawks: Trey Adams, OT, Washington

102: Pittsburgh Steelers: K.J. Hill, WR, Ohio State

103: Philadelphia Eagles: J.R. Reed, S, Minnesota

104: Las Angeles Rams: Jonathan Greenard, DE/LB, Florida

105: Minnesota Vikings: Trevis Gipson, DE, Tulsa

106: Baltimore Ravens: Tyler Biadasz, OC, Wisconsin

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The 85th NFL Draft will take place from April 23-25, 2020, in Las Vegas on the iconic Las Vegas Strip.

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Outside Linebackers/2020

Updated April 19, 2020. Pre-Draft.

2020 NFL Draft:  Top Rated OLBs

Photo: Clemson Athletics

1. Isaiah Simmons*, Clemson, 6-2/230

2. K’Lavon Chaisson*, LSU, 6-4/238

3. Zack Baun, Wisconsin, 6-3/225

4. Terrell Lewis, Alabama, 6-5/255

5. Malik Harrison, Ohio State, 6-3/240

6. Anfernee Jennings, Alabama, 6-3/262

7. Julian Okwara, Notre Dame, 6-5/240

8. Casey Toohill, Stanford, 6-4/245

9. Troy Dye, Oregon, 6-4/221

10. Davion Taylor, Colorado, 6-2/220

11. Cam Brown, Penn State, 6-5/230

12. Akeem Davis-Gaither, Appalachian State, 6-2/218

13. Michael Pinckney, Miami, 6-1/228

14. Tipa Galeai, Utah State, 6-5/230

15. Willie Gay*, Mississippi State, 6-2/235

16. Kamal Martin, Minnesota, 6-3/235

17. Rashad Smith, Florida Atlantic, 6-2/225

18. Azur Kamara, Kansas, 6-4/235

19. Cam Gill, Wagner, 6-2/234

20. Marcel Spears, Jr., Iowa State, 6-1/224

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OTHER PLAYERS TO KEEP AN EYE ON:

  • Tyshun Render, MTSU, 6-4/256
  • Leo Lewis, Mississippi State, 6-2/235
  • Bryan London, Texas State, 6-2/232
  • Antonio Jones-Davis, No. Illinois, 6-0/230
  • Kendall Futrell, East Carolina, 6-2/230
  • Kylan Johnson, Pittsburgh, 6-2/232
  • Justin Strnad, Wake Forest, 6-2/230
  • Dontavious Jackson, Florida State, 6-3/233
  • Reggie Walker, Kansas State, 6-2/250
  • Bryce Huff, Memphis, 6-3/245
  • Alex Davis, Nebraska, 6-5/255
  • Reakwon Jones, Indiana, 6-2/237
  • Omari Cobb, Marshall, 6-4/226
  • Solomon Matautia, Hawaii, 6-1/232
  • Curtis Robinson, Stanford, 6-3/236
  • Marcus Bailey, Purdue, 6-1/240
  • Keisean Lucier-South, UCLA, 6-4/235

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SMALL SCHOOL PROSPECTS

  • Chauncy Haney, No. Greenville, 6-5/245
  • Aaron Patrick, Eastern Kentucky, 6-4/245
  • Eli Mencer, UAlbany, 6-1/229
  • Rico Kennedy, Morgan State, 6-3/235
  • Da’Jon Lee, St. Francis, 6-2/245
  • Christian Rozeboom, So Dakota State, 6-2/220
  • Jackson Wibbels, Colorado-Pines, 6-1/243
  • Jordan McInerney, Lake Forest (Il), 6-5/225

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*Denotes underclassman.

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QBRB | WR | TE | OT | OG | OC

Nat L. Faybian’s 2020 NFL Draft Players Position Rankings

DE | DT | OLB | ILB | CB | S | ST

College Football: Week 11 LSU at Alabama

#2 Louisiana State University (8-0) vs #3 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0)

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LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY | SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

Coach: Ed Orgeron

LSU Players to watch

Senior QB Joe Burrow (6-4/216)

Back in Week 2, I was guilty of putting Joe Burrow in a box, a box that said he was nothing more than a dutiful play caller whose job was to simply play mistake free football. Burrow lit Texas up in week two, going 31-37 for 471 yards and 4 touchdowns. His performance made me recant. Since then Burrow has look spectacular, placing himself firmly in the Heisman conversation. So far this year, he’s put up 2,805 yards with a 30-4 Td/Int ratio.

Against Tennessee (Oct 19), Burrow made history, passing Jamarcus Russell and Matt Mauck for most touchdowns in a single-season by an LSU quarterback. Burrow is also on pace to break the NCAA single-season completion record, held by former Hawaii quarterback Colt Brennan at 70.4 %. Burrow is currently completing 78.8 % of his passes in 2019. Lastly, he’s also on pace to eclipse Rohan Davey’s single season team mark of 3,347 passing yards.

*Junior CB Kristian Fulton (6-0/192)

Because Fulton is playing opposite freshman sensation Derek Singletary, he’s seen a more balls come his way than expected – yes, Singletary is just that good. Fulton, himself, is projected by some to be a first round pick in 2020. He has tremendous speed and cover skills. While he only has one interception in 2019, he has eight passes defended. Fulton is an all-around player and just as aggressive against the run as he is playing the pass. Shutting down Jeudy, Smith, and Ruggs will be key if LSU is to win this game.

*Junior MLB Jacob Phillips (6-4/229)

Devon White left via the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, leaving Phillips to man the middle of this year’s LSU defense. Phillips leads the team in solo tackles and assists. Phillips has good size and length; he plays with good leverage, and sheds well. When coming down hill, Phillips is able to quickly diagnose and fill his gap. His job will be to tee off on Najee Harris and stop the run.

*Junior WR Justin Jefferson (6-2/185)

Jefferson and fellow wideout Ja’Marr Chase both have nine touchdowns on the season. Jefferson is a playmaking receiver that excels in making the difficult catch. He has good speed and great hands. He can be shifty, and might cause some match up problems for the Alabama secondary. Jefferson said via the Lafayette Daily Advertiser’s Glenn Guilbeau that LSU was going to “dominate” ‘Bama. The junior wide receiver has 55 catches for 819 yards for the Tigers, who are fourth in the country averaging 46.8 points per game.

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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE | SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

Coach: Nick Saban

Alabama Players to watch:

*Junior DE Terrell Lewis (6-5/252)

Alabama is going to need Terrell Lewis to bring his “A” game on Saturday. Last year, the Tide had Isaiah Buggs, Christian Miller, and Quinnen Williams to bring the pressure. This year, Lewis is pretty much the lone pass rush specialist. Getting pressure on Burrow will be key, as will getting off the field. If Lewis and Alabama can put LSU in 2nd and long, their chances at success go way up.

*Junior WR Jerry Jeudy (6-1/192)

As a sophomore, Jeudy won the Biletnikoff Award as the nation’s top receiver. He’s a threat all over the field, can line up anywhere, and has some wheels once he gets the ball in his hands. Jeudy’s production is down this year – he’ll end up with more catches, but less yards – and that’s because defense are keying on him. The result has been that DeVonta Smith has been able to put up some impressive numbers this year. Jeudy is Alabama’s most polished receiver, he’ll have the best chance and besting LSU talented DBs.

Senior CB Trevon Diggs (6-2/200)

With Patrick Surtain on one side of the field, look for Burrow to target Diggs. Like Surtain, Trevon Diggs has football in his genes, he is the younger brother of NFL’s Stefon Diggs. Trevon has three Ints and 5 pbu’s this season. He also returned an fumble for a 100-yard touchdown during the second half of the Tennessee-Alabama game, putting the icing on the cake.

*Junior RB Najee Harris (6-2/227)

Alabama’s run game hasn’t been what it usually is. Harris only has three games of over 100 yards, and leads the team with 642 through eight games. Harris’ backup, Brian Robinson, only has 352 yards. For Alabama to keep the LSU offense off the field, they are going to have to balanced run-pass attack. OC Steve Sarkisian will need to establish Harris in the run and screen game. With Harris running effectively, the passing attack will open more freely against a talented LSU backfield.

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Bryant-Denny Stadium Grass
Nov 9 | Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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*Note: Prior to this week, rankings were based on A.P. Poll; however this week begins the CFP (College Football Playoff Rankings).

2019 Pre-Season All-American team: Defense

*An early look ahead.

First Team

Utah State LB David Woodward was named a third-team All-American in 2018.
Photo: Utah State Athletics
PosNAMEYRTEAMHTWT
DEA.J. EpenesaJrIowa6′ 5″277
DTLeki FotuSrUtah6′ 5″323
DTRaequan WilliamsSrMichigan State6′ 4″295
DEMarlon DavidsonSrAuburn6′ 3″282
OLBDavid WoodwardJrUtah State6′ 2″230
ILBPaddy FisherSrNorthwestern6′ 4″245
OLBBryce HuffSrMemphis6′ 3″245
CBPaulson AdeboSoStanford6′ 1″188
CBBryce HallSrVirginia6′ 1″200
FSGrant DelpitJrLSU6′ 3″201
SSBrandon JonesSrTexas6′ 0″200
PBraden MannSrTexas A&M5′ 11″190

Second Team

Willekes made 20½ of his 78 tackles last season for lost yardage.
Photo: Mike Carter|USA TODAY Sports
PosNAMEYRTEAMHTWT
DERaekwon DavisSrAlabama6′ 7″306
DTMarvin WilsonJrFlorida State6′ 5″323
DTNeville GallimoreSrOklahoma6′ 2″330
DEKenny WillekesSrMichigan State6′ 4″265
OLBKyahva TezinoSrSan Diego State6′ 0″230
ILBJoe BachieSrMichigan State6′ 2″230
OLBMichael PinckneySrMiami6′ 1″228
CBThomas GrahamJrOregon5′ 11″184
CBLavert HillSrMichigan  5′ 11″177
FSAndre CiscoSoSyracuse6′ 0″186
SSCaden SternsSoTexas6′ 0″195
PJames SmithJrCincinnati6′ 5″225

Third Team

Penn State’s Gross-Matos looks to build on a successful Sophomore camgaign.
Photo: Adriana Lacy|Roar Lions Roar
PosNAMEYRTEAMHTWT
DEXavier YoungSoClemson6′ 3″255
DTJames LynchJrBaylor6′ 4”285
DTRyan LopezJrNew Mexico State6′ 2″310
DEYetur Gross-MatosJrPenn State6′ 5″257
OLBBaron BrowningJrOhio State6′ 4″238
ILBColin SchoolerJrArizona6′ 0″230
OLBTerrell LewisSrAlabama6′ 5″256
CBAdrian FryeSoTexas Tech6′ 0″190
CBA.J. TerrellJrClemson6′ 1″190
FSQuentin LakeJrUCLA6′ 1″183
SSJalen ElliotSrNotre Dame6′ 1″230
PPressley HarvinSrGeorgia Tech6′ 0″240