LB's 2014 Mock Draft Thread a.k.a. I can do this too

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  1. little bear

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    Let's assume Emery was lucky and found a trading partner like SF. Most DB members here would love to draft Donald at #14, but since we've already got four starting defensive linemen (Young, Houston, Paea, Allen), drafting a DT in the first is not a must. We need DL depth and we need a safety.

    There's a good chance both Clinton-Dix and Pryor will be gone before we're on the clock. I thought about that and came up with two trade down scenarios.

    1. Scenario:

    Trade down to the 20-25 range and select C.J. Mosley, then the best safety available in the second (Buccanon, Ward, Brooks).
    Now we have 2 third-round selections and can pick a DT (Johnson) and a CB (Jean-Baptiste).

    2. Scenario:

    Trade down to the 25-32 range and select the best safety available, hopefully Buccanon - some experts believe he'll go in the first.
    2nd round: LB Shayne Skov
    3rd round: DT (Johnson) and CB (Jean-Baptiste)
     
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    7. Mock

    This one is really really thinking outside the box and will never happen but you guys gotta agree, it's hard to pass on a guy like Evans when he's still on the board at #14.

    Besides Marshall is getting older and who knows, maybe in a couple of years, Jeffery and Evans could be our starting WRs. Sounds awesome, right? :rofl:

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    WR MIKE EVANS

    TEXAS A&M
    51
    S LAMARCUS JOYNER

    FLORIDA STATE
    82
    ILB SHAYNE SKOV

    STANFORD
    117
    DT DAQUAN JONES

    PENN STATE
    156
    QB AARON MURRAY

    GEORGIA
    183
    CB BENNETT JACKSON

    NOTRE DAME
    191
    DE JOSH MAURO

    STANFORD
     
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    I do not mind trading down, just need more compensation the further you drop. Trading with the Browns might get 26th and 35th I believe they have. Trading with SF down to 30 would want extra 2nd and prob 2 picks in 3rd as they can not give a top 2nd round pick. With SF you get the picks but later in the rounds so need better Trade Value. But if the Value is there and the Depth at positions we need, having extra picks to strengthen the O- side is not out of the question
     
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    8. Mock

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    S HA’SEAN CLINTON-DIX

    ALABAMA
    51
    DT DOMINIQUE EASLEY

    FLORIDA
    82
    QB TOM SAVAGE

    PITTSBURGH
    117
    TE C.J. FIEDOROWICZ

    IOWA
    156
    CB WALT AIKENS

    LIBERTY
    183
    DE MICHAEL SAM

    MISSOURI
    191
    ILB JEREMIAH GEORGE

    IOWA STATE


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    CB JUSTIN GILBERT

    OKLAHOMA STATE
    51
    DT DOMINIQUE EASLEY

    FLORIDA
    82
    S AHMAD DIXON

    BAYLOR
    117
    ILB YAWIN SMALLWOOD

    UCONN
    156
    DE ED STINSON

    ALABAMA
    183
    RB ANTONIO ANDREWS

    WESTERN KENTUCKY
    191
    QB TAJH BOYD

    CLEMSON
     
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    Back to the Aaron Donald bandwagon. ^^

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    DT AARON DONALD

    PITTSBURGH
    51
    S TERRENCE BROOKS

    FLORIDA STATE
    82
    QB ZACH METTENBERGER

    LSU
    117
    ILB MAX BULLOUGH

    MICHIGAN STATE
    156
    CB WALT AIKENS

    LIBERTY
    183
    TE JOE DON DUNCAN

    DIXIE STATE
    191
    DE JOSH MAURO

    STANFORD
     
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    Really like this one. Hard to pass on G Brandon Thomas in the fifth-round. Give him some time to heal from his injury and he's one of the best offensive linemen in this draft.

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    OLB ANTHONY BARR

    UCLA
    51
    S DEONE BUCANNON

    WASHINGTON STATE
    82
    DT KELCY QUARLES

    SOUTH CAROLINA
    117
    QB A.J. MCCARRON

    ALABAMA
    156
    G BRANDON THOMAS

    CLEMSON
    183
    CB DONTAE JOHNSON

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE
    191
    DE JOSH MAURO

    STANFORD
     
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    We have Bostic for that. And Mosley is a Will in a 4-3 most likely, but a better fit at 3-4 ILB. If he somehow fell to the 2nd, then yeah for sure but I just can't see how this makes any sense at 14.
     
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    Cannot count on Bostic for anything ,cannot write him off, but cannot count on any of the young LB's right now, none are sure things,
    Concerns are the hip and knee inj, but everything says he's fast and can cover a lot of ground and can cover TE's or RB's and is smart and has good instincts. Actually most sites I'm reading consider him better suited for 4-3 OLB but could play 4-3 or 3-4 ILB. Every site I've read said he's CLEARLY the best LB in the draft and is EASILY a top 10 talent, although he'll probably drop to the latter half of the draft. B/R which I've found to be one of the hardest on these kids said he's an instant every down player, there isn't one young lb on our squad you could say that about.
     
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    Here's one kid I wouldn' mind picking up as UDFA. Good hands and very athletic and versatile.

    http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/trey-burton?id=2543577

    WR/TE Trey Burton, Florida

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    • 6'2" Height
    • 31" Arm Length
    • 224LBS. Weight
    • 9 3/8

    Overview
    Versatile player saw time at quarterback, fullback, tight end and wide receiver. 2013: Moved to wide receiver full time. 2012: Played in 12 games and made four starts. 2011: Played in 13 games and made seven starts. 2010: SEC All-Freshman Team pick after seeing action at quarterback, fullback, tight end, wide receiver and on special teams.

    Analysis
    Strengths
    Very good athlete. Natural hands-catcher. Catches in stride and adjusts very well to the flight of the ball. Keeps working to uncover and has a good feel for zones. Good route runner. Sets up defensive backs and can create some separation out of his breaks. Can make the first tackler miss and is fairly elusive. Versatile and has played every offensive skill position. Football smart -- understands offensive concepts and how the pieces fit together like a former quarterback. Outstanding personal character and will represent a team with class. Is tough and durable and will play through pain. Willing, effective special-teams contributor. Highly competitive team player.
    Weaknesses
    Has short arms and is very undersized for a tight end. Lacks run strength and does not power through tackles or create much yardage after contact. Marginal blocking strength and overall length to sustain and can be overwhelmed. Lacks top-end speed to mismatch safeties.
    Bottom Line
    A savvy, athletic, undersized H-back who was utilized in a flexed receiving role in the Gators' offense. Has the athletic traits to earn a living working detached out of the slot as an 'F' tight end. Can offer a creative offensive coordinator a versatile jack-of-all-trades gimmick weapon.
     
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    Thats pretty much what the reports on Bostic were as well. The fact of the matter is this is a piss poor MLB class so someone may try to pound a square peg into a round hole and force feed him at MLB. Hope thats not us.
     

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