2009 NFL Mock Draft: March 11, 2009

Wes ODonnell@wesodonnellFeatured ColumnistMarch 11, 2009

2009 NFL Mock Draft: March 11, 2009

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    ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #7 and running back Knowshon Moreno #24 of the University of Georgia watch from the bench during the final minutes of play against the Michigan State Spartans at the 2009 Capital One Bowl at the Citrus

1. Detroit Lions – Matthew Stafford – QB – Georgia

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 22:  Quarterback Matthew Stafford of USC passes the football during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 22, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

2. St. Louis Rams – Jason Smith – OT – Baylor

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21:  Offensive lineman Jason Smith of Baylor runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images

3. Kansas City Chiefs – Aaron Curry – LB – Wake Forest

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 23:  Linebacker Aaron Curry of Wake Forest runs during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 23, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

4. Seattle Seahawks – B.J. Raji – DT – Boston College

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    CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 5:  B.J. Raji #90 and Brian Toal of the Boston College Eagles talk after giving up a field goal to the North Carolina Tar Heels during an Atlantic Coast Conference game on November 5, 2005 at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North

5. Cleveland Browns – Brian Orakpo – DE/OLB – Texas

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    BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04:  Defensive end Brian Orakpo #98 of the Texas Longhorns warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

6. Cincinnati Bengals – Andre Smith – OT – Alabama

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    SHREVEPORT, LA - DECEMBER 28:  Andre Smith #71 of Alabama runs in for a touchdown against Oklahoma State on December 28, 2006 during the PetroSun Independence Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Oklahoma State defeated Alabama 34-31.

7. Oakland Raiders – Michael Crabtree – WR – Texas Tech

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    LUBBOCK, TX - NOVEMBER 01:  Michael Crabtree #5 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders carries the ball into the end zone to score the winning touchdown during the game against the Texas Longhorns on November 1, 2008 at Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.  (Photo by

8. Jacksonville Jaguars – Jeremy Maclin – WR – Missouri

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 06:  Jeremy Maclin #9 of the Missouri Tigers runs for a touchdown against the Oklahoma Sooners at Arrowhead Stadium on December 6, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

9. Green Bay Packers – Malcolm Jenkins – CB/S – Ohio State

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    COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 06:  Malcolm Jenkins #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes moves on the field during the game against the Ohio Bobcats at Ohio Stadium on September 6, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

10. San Francisco 49ers – Eugene Monroe – OT – Virginia

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21:  Offensive lineman Eugene Monroe of Virginia participates in practice drills during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boeh

11. Buffalo Bills – Aaron Maybin – DE/OLB – Penn State

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    STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 22: Aaron Maybin #59 of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after clinching the Big Ten title and clinching a bid to the Rose Bowl after the game against the Michigan State Spartans on November 22, 2008 at Beaver Stadium in St

12. Denver Broncos – Everette Brown – DE/OLB – Florida State

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    MIAMI - OCTOBER 04:  Defensive end Everette Brown #99 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after defending a pass in the fourth quarter against the Miami Hurricanes at Dolphin Stadium on October 4, 2008 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty I

13. Washington Redskins – Michael Oher – OT – Mississippi

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21:  Offensive lineman Michael Oher of Mississippi runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty

14. New Orleans Saints – Brian Cushing – LB – USC

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Brian Cushing #10 of the South Team prepares before the game against the North Team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Un

15. Houston Texans – Vontae Davis – CB – Illinois

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 24:  Defensive back Vontae Davis of Illinois runs the 40 yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images

16. San Diego Chargers – Rey Maualuga – LB – USC

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Rey Maualuga #58 of the South Team prepares before the game against the North Team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Und

17. New York Jets – Mark Sanchez – QB – USC

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    PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the USC Trojans to hand the ball off during the 95th Rose Bowl Game presented by Citi against the Penn State Nittany Lions at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2009 in Pasadena, California. The Trojans d

18. Chicago Bears – Hakeem Nicks – WR – UNC

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 27:  Hakeem Nicks #88 of the North Carolina Tar Heels runs with the ball against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Meineke Car Care Bowl on December 27, 2008 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo

19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Darrius Heyward-Bey – WR – Maryland

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    COLLEGE PARK, MD - NOVEMBER 10:  Darrius Heyward-Bey #8 of the Maryland Terrapins begins to celebrate as he scored on 37 yard reverse against the Boston College Eagles in the fourth quarter at Byrd Stadium on November 10, 2007 in College Park, Maryland. (

20. Detroit Lions (from Dallas) – Clay Matthews – DE/OLB – USC

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    PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 1:  Clay Matthews #47 of the USC Trojans lines up against the Penn State Nittany Lions on January 1, 2009 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  USC won 38-24.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

21. Philadelphia Eagles – Brandon Pettigrew – TE – Oklahoma State

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the North team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

22. Minnesota Vikings – Percy Harvin – WR – Florida

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    MIAMI - JANUARY 08:  Percy Harvin #1 of the Florida Gators celebrates with quarterback Tim Tebow #15 during the FedEx BCS National Championship Game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Dolphin Stadium on January 8, 2009 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Donald Mi

23. New England Patriots – Louis Delmas – S – Western Michigan

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Louis Delmas #25 of North Team looks on against the South Team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Under Armour)

24. Atlanta Falcons – Peria Jerry – DT – Mississippi

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24: Peria Jerry #98 of the South Team celebrates after scoring a touchdown on a fumble recovery against the North Team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Chris

25. Miami Dolphins – Connor Barwin – OLB – Cincinnati

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Connor Barwin #82 of the North team warms up before the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images for Under Armour)

26. Baltimore Ravens – Alphonso Smith – CB – Wake Forest

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    MOBILE, AL - JANUARY 24:  Alphonso Smith #2 of the South Team looks on during the game against the North Team during the Under Armour Senior Bowl on January 24, 2009 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Un

27. Indianapolis Colts – James Laurinaitis – LB – Ohio State

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    COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 20:  James Laurinaitis #33 of the Ohio State Buckeyes keeps an eye on the runner during the third quarter while playing the Troy Trojans on September 20, 2008 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won the game 28-10.  (Pho

28. Philadelphia Eagles (from Carolina) – Chris “Beanie” Wells – RB – Ohio State

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    COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 22: Chris Wells #28 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs for a touchdown during the Big Ten Conference game against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 22, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

29. New York Giants – Kenny Britt – WR – Rutgers

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    PISCATAWAY, NJ - DECEMBER 04:  Kenny Britt #88 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrates victory over the Louisville Cardinals at Rutgers Stadium on December 4, 2008 in Piscataway, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

30. Tennessee Titans – Robert Ayers – DE – Tennessee

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    KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 20:  Tim Tebow #15 of the Florida Gators gets rid of the ball before teammates Robert Ayers #91 and Demonte Bolden #98 of the Tennessee Volunteers make a stop during their game at Neyland Stadium on September 20, 2008 in Knoxvill

31. Arizona Cardinals – Knowshon Moreno – RB – Georgia

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    ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Running back Knowshon Moreno #24 of the University of Georgia rushes upfield against the Michigan State Spartans at the 2009 Capital One Bowl at the Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/G

32. Pittsburgh Steelers – Tyson Jackson – DE – LSU

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 07:  Tyson Jackson #93 of the Louisiana State University Tigers celebrates during the AllState BCS National Championship against the Ohio State Buckeyes on January 7, 2008 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo