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Cal's Mychal Kendricks will be the next ILB off the board and should go early in the 2nd
1. OLB/DE Courtney Upshaw Alabama
I thought he would go somewhere between No. 20 and the end of the first. He has a questionable motor but was still able to be highly productive while playing in the loaded SEC and specifically on that Tide defense.
2. TE Coby Fleener Stanford
Had an phenomenal pro day. I'm surprised he didn't go at the tail end of the first. If the first few teams don't have interest (i can see him going to Indy, Cleveland, Buffalo, Miami), expect a contender to trade up to build a great two-TE set.
3. OT/OG Cordy Glenn Georgia
A 50-game starter in the SEC who was an absolute mauler, Glenn began the 2011 college season as a potential top-10 pick but now finds himself battling to be one of the first off the board in Round 2. O-line is always a need—he'll go soon in the early part of the second.
4. WR Stephen Hill Georgia Tech
An intriguing prospect because of being severely limited in the triple-option offense at Georgia Tech, Hill displayed amazing speed at the combine and quickly shot up draft boards. However, it wasn't enough to land him in the first round. Though he's extremely raw, Hill should find himself going no later than the end of the second.
5. C Peter Konz Wisconsin
By far the best center in this draft. I was surprised that his linemate Zeitler was drafted before him. Some team that's looking to upgrade the position will trade up for him. I see him going no later than the mid-second.
6. ILB Mychal Kendricks Cal
Whatever team drafts him will get an absolute steal as this speeders has the natural instincts, the high football IQ and the physical attributes to become one of the best ILB for a 3-4 team.
7. DT Jerel Worthy Michigan St
I expect him or DT Devon Still to be the first defensive lineman taken. After seeing the mini-run of DT's fly off the board in the early teens, there'll be another run in the second with Worthy leading the way.
8. CB Janoris Jenkins North Alabama
Perhaps the second or third best prospect at his position, Jenkins is a troubled prospect who had multiple failed drug tests and fathered four children in his limited time at North Alabama. The former Florida Gator has a lot of potential if he keeps his head on straight.
9. OG Amini Silatolu Midwestern St
I liked his potential more than Zeitler (though the former Badger is the safer selection), but Silatolu can be an absolute force in run blocking due to his superior strength. I just hope he goes to a team with a good o-line coach and veterans to further his teachings.
10. OLB Lavonte David Nebraska
The best outside linebacker left. Plenty of 4-3 teams will be drooling over the prospect of being able to select him Friday. Should come off before the middle of the second, but could slip all the way to the end of the third.