Assembling a mock draft before the NFL scouting combine is a risky proposition.
Many players rise and fall with their performance at the league’s annual evaluation event, their campus pro days, and depending on how deeply teams weigh into the free-agent market. Still, who can resist a little fantasy football?
This pre-combine mock has just one quarterback going in the first round, one player each from UCLA and USC, and a whopping five from Alabama.
The landscape will shift between now and the end of April, perhaps significantly, but here’s one snapshot of how the opening round could unfold:
1. CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M: A...