NFL Draft '09: Mock First Round

Ian HarrisonCorrespondent IJanuary 9, 2009

As the draft draws near, everyone is wondering, "How well will my team fare?" Here's my mock draft [only Round One, sorry].

1.  Detroit Lions select: QB Sam Bradford [Oklahoma]
2.  St. Louis Rams select: OT Michael Oher [Ole Miss]
3.  Kansas City Chiefs select: DE Brian Orakpo [Texas]
4.  Seattle Seahawks select: WR Michael Crabtree [Texas Tech]
5.  Cleveland Browns select:  LB Aaron Curry [Wake Forrest]
6.  Cincinnati Bengals select: OT Andre Smith [Alabama]
7.  Oakland Raiders select:  OT Eugene Monroe [Virginia]
8.  Jacksonville Jaguars select: OT Jason Smith [Baylor]
9.   Green Bay Packers select: RB Chris "Beanie" Wells [Ohio State]
10.  San Fransisco 49ers select: QB Matt Stafford [Georgia]
11.  Buffalo Bills select: TE Jermaine Gresham [Oklahoma]
12.  Denver Broncos select: ILB Rey Maualuga [USC]
13.  Washington Redskins select: CB Malcom Jenkins [Ohio State]
14.  New Orleans Saints select: DE Michael Johnson [Georgia Tech]
15.  Houston Texans select: S Taylor Mays [USC]
16.  San Diego Chargers select: ILB  James Laurinaitas  [Ohio State]
18.  Chicago Bears select: WR Jeremy Maclin [Mizzou]
19.  Tampa Bay Buccaneers select: CB Vontae Davis [Illinois]
20.  Detroit Lions select: OT Eben Britton [Arizona]
21.  Arizona Cardinals select: DE Everette Brown [Florida State]
22.  Philadelphia Eagles select: OG Duke Robinson [Oklahoma]
23.  Minnesota Vikings select: QB Mark Sanchez [USC]
24.  New England Patriots select:  OLB Brian Cushing [USC]
25.  Atlanta Falcons select: TE Brandon Pettigrew [Oklahoma State]
26.  Miami Dolphins select: CB Alphonso Smith [Wake Forest]
27.  Baltimore Ravens select: CB D.J. Moore [Vanderbilt]
28.  Philadelphia Eagles select: OLB Clint Sintim [Virginia]
29.  Indianapolis Colts select:  DT Sen'Derrick Marks [Auburn]
30.  New York Giants select: S William Moore [Missouri]
31.  Pittsburgh Steelers select: C Alex Mack [California]
32.  Tennessee Titans select: WR Darrius Heyward-Bey [Maryland]

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