Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mock Draft 2.0: Time to Go with Morris Claiborne

Tom EdringtonSenior Writer IApril 5, 2012

Mo Claiborne would shore up the secondary.
Mo Claiborne would shore up the secondary.Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Promised more of this, and here it is: the second edition of a mock draft for your Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

While you mull over the practice games that don't count, also known as the preseason schedule (at Miami, Tennessee, New England, at Washington), we present something else for you to digest.


1. Indianapolis Colts:  Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford

2. Washington Redskins: Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor

3. Minnesota Vikings: Matt Kalil, OT, Southern Cal

4. Cleveland Browns: Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama


Now, another drum roll and another summoning of the Commish:

"With the fifth pick in the 2012 NFL draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers select Morris Claiborne, cornerback, LSU."

Yep, Mo Claiborne, 4.3 on the field, 4.0 in the Wonderlic, 17 on the program and No. 1 in your heart.

Now on to the rest.


Round 2 (4th pick, 36th overall): David Wilson, RB, Virginia Tech (5'10", 215)

Wilson is a compact runner who can do great things behind the improved offensive line. LeGarrette Blount probably won't like this pick either.


Round 3 (5th pick, 68th overall): Zach Brown, OLB, North Carolina (6'2", 230)

You didn't know that the Bucs were interested in a stocky, bearded, guitar-playing country star. Sorry about that. This Zach Brown doesn't have a band, but if he's a great prospect, Butch Davis may be able to give Mark Dominik and Greg Schiano the inside scoop.


Round 4: The Bucs do not have a fourth-round pick.


Round 5: (5th pick, 140th overall): Ladarius Green, TE, Louisiana Lafayette (6'6", 236)

Green will become another weapon for Josh Freeman while Luke Stocker is in the training room with a bum ankle or some other ailment. Big, rangy pass catcher.


Round 6: (4th pick, 174th overall): Antonio Allen, SS, South Carolina (6'2", 202)

  Allen becomes a starter when Cody Grimm pops an Achilles.


Round 7: (5th pick, 212th overall): Joe Looney, OG, Wake Forest, (6'3", 320)

Looney is a big, strong guy, no relation to the legendary kook, Joe Don Looney. If you're under 50, click here to read up on Joe Don Looney.


There you have it, another mock to mock. If you want Mo Claiborne, we've given him to you. Don't worry, if you didn't like this, more coming.