NFL Mock Draft 2011: Will Julio Jones Be the First Wide Receiver Chosen?

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NFL Mock Draft 2011: Will Julio Jones Be the First Wide Receiver Chosen?
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Well, folks, the NFL lockout is now a real thing. As we sit at home waiting and wishing for something to happen, we thrive on the only positive football-related topic right now, the NFL draft. 

If we don't have a new collective bargaining agreement by April 28th it's going to affect several teams and how they draft their players. Some teams would like to fill certain positions through free agency, but during this lockout no one is allowed to sign a contract. 

Therefore the draft is very crucial this year. A team might pick a player they necessarily wouldn't have because of this lockout. Here's to hoping they work things out before the draft. 

Julio Jones had a stellar combine, but was it enough to pass A.J. Green as the No. 1 wide receiver taken in the draft? Some mock drafts have him higher than Green, but you won't be finding that here. Here's the latest edition of my mock draft. 

1. Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton, QB
2. Denver Broncos: Patrick Peterson, CB
3. Buffalo Bills: Von Miller, OLB
4. Cincinnati Bengals: A.J. Green, WR
17. New England Patriots: J.J. Watt, DE
18. San Diego Chargers: Aldon Smith, DE
19. New York Giants: Anthony Castonzo, OT
20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ryan Kerrigan, DE
5. Arizona Cardinals: Blaine Gabbert, QB
6. Cleveland Browns: Marcell Dareus, DT
7. San Francisco: Prince Amukamara, CB
8. Tennessee Titans: Nick Fairley, DT
21. Kansas City Chiefs: Akeem Ayers, OLB
22. Indianapolis Colts: Gabe Carimi, OT
23. Philadelphia Eagles: Cameron Jordan, DE
24. New Orleans Saints: Adrian Clayborn, DE
9. Dallas Cowboys: Tyron Smith, OT
10. Washington Redskins: Julio Jones, WR
11. Houston Texans: Da'Quan Bowers, DE  
12. Minnesota Vikings: Ryan Mallett, QB
25. Seattle Seahawks: Jake Locker, QB
26. Baltimore Ravens: Jimmy Smith, CB
27. Atlanta Falcons: Justin Houston, DE
28. New England Patriots: Derek Sherrod, OT
13. Detroit Lions: Nate Solder, OT
14. St. Louis Rams: Corey Liuget, DT
15. Miami Dolphins: Mark Ingram, RB
16. Jacksonville Jaguars: Robert Quinn, DE
29. Chicago Bears: Cameron Heyward, DE
30. New York Jets: Phil Taylor, NT
31. Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Pouncey, OG
32. Green Bay Packers: Ryan Williams, RB

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