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This is a 2013 NFL Mock Re-Draft of Rounds 4 and 5 for Saturday's NFL Draft coverage. With all of the trades that will go down, I don't expect to get many of these right, but it's still fun to speculate where the top prospects will go on Day 3 of the 2013 NFL Draft.
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Kansas City Chiefs: Sean Porter, OLB, Texas A&M
The Chiefs want some linebacker help.
Porter was one of the top pass-rushers in college football in 2011. The junior had 9.5 sacks, 79 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss and one forced fumble. The Aggies changed defensive schemes before the 2012 season, which left him playing traditional 4-3 outside linebacker, rather than the 3-4 outside linebacker position that he used to be at.
Porter was not used as a pass-rusher very often as a result. He recorded 66 tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss, four passes broken up, an interception and 3.5 sacks for Texas A&M in 2012. Porter played well against Alabama and LSU. He looked more comfortable as a traditional 4-3 outside linebacker as the year progressed.
The 6-foot-1, 230-pounder should add some bulk before the 2013 NFL Draft since he projects best as a 3-4 outside linebacker.
Pick change; previously Latavius Murray, RB
Jacksonville Jaguars: Sanders Commings, CB/S, Georgia
The Jaguars need multiple players for their secondary and have shown a lot of interest in Commings.
Commings (5-11, 216) checked in at the Senior Bowl almost three inches shorter than his previously listed height (6-2). He is strong and built, but didn't stand out in practice. Overall, it was a disappointing week for Commings. He bounced back to a degree at the Combine with a 4.41-second time in the 40-yard dash. Some think that Commings should move to safety in the NFL.
Commings had 51 tackles, three interceptions and two passes broken up in 2012. Two picks came against Tennessee to help the Bulldogs win that game. He had an impressive performance in coverage against the Volunteers' talented receivers. The senior snagged an interception in the end zone in the SEC Championship Game to help take points away from Alabama.
Commings looked to be much improved over his junior season when he had 55 tackles, four tackles for a loss, one sack, 12 passes broken up, one forced fumble and one interception.
Philadelphia Eagles: Josh Johnson, CB, Purdue
The Eagles could use cornerback depth and have shown interest in Johnson.
Johnson (5-9, 199) had a slow time in the Combine 40-yard dash, but there is some buzz about him. The senior had 65 tackles with three interceptions, three forced fumbles and 16 passes broken up this year. Johnson has some man-coverage ability and formed a nice tandem with teammate Ricardo Allen. Johnson had 64 tackles with 4.5 tackles for a loss, nine passes broken up, one interception and one forced fumble in 2011.
Pick change; previously T.J. McDonald, S
Detroit Lions: Da'Rick Rogers, WR, Tennessee Tech
The Lions could use some depth at wide receiver.
Rogers was booted out of Tennessee just before the 2012 season started for failed drug tests. He transfered to Tennessee Tech and began playing immediately. Rogers recorded 61 receptions for 893 yards and 10 touchdowns this year. He had 18 receptions for 303 yards and two touchdowns against Southeast Missouri State.
Rogers broke out for the Volunteers in 2011, catching 67 passes for 1,040 yards and nine touchdowns. The sophomore did that despite his starting quarterback missing time with injuries and many double-teams after teammate Justin Hunter was lost for the year.
Rogers is a quick and physical wide receiver who has a lot of upside. The 6-foot-3, 208-pounder is fearless going across the middle. Rogers is extremely tough and routinely makes difficult catches while taking hard hits. Not only does he have strong hands, but his superb body control allows him to make acrobatic catches.
Pick change; previously Aaron Dobson, WR
Seattle Seahawks: Aaron Mellette, WR, Elon
The Seahawks could use some depth at receiver.
Mellette (6-2, 216) ran as expected at the Combine (4.54 seconds), which is a solid time for a bigger, stronger receiver like him. He had a very productive college career and dominated his lower level of competition. The senior caught 97 passes for 1,398 yards with 18 touchdowns in 2012. Unfortunately, the only good opponent he faced was North Carolina and the Tar Heels held him to nine yards on two receptions. Mellette had big production as a junior (113 catches, 1,639 yards, 12 touchdowns) and sophomore (86 catches, 1,100 yards, 12 scores).
Still, Mellette held his own at the Senior Bowl. He used his size and strength to make plays and helped himself with a good overall performance.
Cleveland Browns: Tony Jefferson, S, Oklahoma
The Browns could use a safety.
Jefferson was the Big XII Freshman of the Year in 2010. He started nine games and recorded 65 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, two sacks, two interceptions and seven passes broken up.
The athletic and instinctive Jefferson (5-10, 212) played excellent football in 2011. He totaled 74 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, 4.5 sacks, four interceptions, three passes broken up and a forced fumble.
Jefferson started this year with 10 tackles and a pass broken up against UTEP. He was held out of the majority of the second game with a minor injury, but came back to total 14 tackles against Kansas State. Jefferson also played well against Notre Dame. He didn't have as good of performances versus West Virginia and Oklahoma State.
The junior led Oklahoma in tackles this year. He also broke up three passes and snagged two interceptions. Jefferson was named a First-Team All-Big XII pick and a Second-Team All-American, but his play tailed off late in the season.
Pick change; previously Brian Winters, OT
Arizona Cardinals: Zeke Motta, S, Notre Dame
The Cardinals grab some safety depth.
Motta (6-2, 215) was a solid player for the Fighting Irish in 2012. The year didn't end well as he had an ugly game against Alabama in the National Championship Game. The postseason events didn't get much better as Motta had a mixed performance at the East-West Shrine and ran the slowest 40 time of any safety at the Combine.
Motta is best in run support near the line of scrimmage. The senior had 77 tackles with three passes broken up, zero forced fumbles and zero interceptions this year. He collected 40 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble as a junior. Motta broke into the starting lineup as a sophomore and recorded 50 tackles. He had one interception and two passes broken up, too.
Motta lacks ball skills and play-making ability. He looks like a potential backup and special teams contributor in the NFL.
Pick change; previously Tony Jefferson, S
New York Jets: Cobi Hamilton, WR, Arkansas
The Jets need to upgrade their receiving corps.
Hamilton (6-1, 199) was the No. 1 receiver for quarterback Tyler Wilson in 2012 since Jarius Wright, Joe Adams and Greg Childs all moved on to the NFL. Hamilton totaled 90 receptions for 1,335 yards and five touchdowns. The senior had 10 catches for 303 yards and three scores against Rutgers with other big days versus Ole Miss and Texas A&M. He didn't stand out at the Senior Bowl and checked in smaller than advertised.
Hamilton caught 34 passes for 542 yards and four touchdowns in 2011. He made 32 receptions for 630 yards and six scores as a sophomore.
Tennessee Titans: B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary
The Titans add to their secondary depth.
Webb (5-10, 184) was a team leader since his freshman season in 2009. He was the conference Rookie of the Year and a Second-Team All-Conference selection as he recorded eight interceptions in his debut season. Webb was an all-conference pick in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The senior had 46 tackles with eight passes broken up and a forced fumble this year. He averaged 11.2 yards on punt returns as well, even taking one for a touchdown.
Webb will need to add weight for the NFL, but he has nice developmental potential. Webb held his own against the better competition at the Senior Bowl and showed some man-coverage ability. He was solid at the Combine, too. Those performances help him to be a potential mid-round pick.
Pick change; previously William Gholston, DE
Buffalo Bills: William Gholston, DE, Michigan State
The Bills add some defensive line depth.
Gholston was a Second-Team All-Big Ten pick in 2011. He broke into the lineup as a sophomore, totaling 70 tackles with five sacks, one forced fumble and 16 tackles for a loss.
The 6-foot-6, 281-pounder had a phenomenal game against Georgia in the Outback Bowl in 2011, and played well against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship. He is very physical at the point of attack.
Gholston didn't take the next step in 2012 and was a huge disappointment. He didn't develop any pass-rushing moves and struggled to pressure the quarterback. Gholston defended the run well, but was a liability as a pass-rusher. He totaled 59 tackles, 13 tackles for a loss, 10 passes broken up, one forced fumble and 4.5 sacks. His sacks came against weak opponents.
Gholston would be best as a 3-4 defensive end who occupies tackles to stuff the run and help free up outside linebackers.
Pick change; previously Da'Rick Rogers, WR
New Orleans Saints: Chase Thomas, OLB, Stanford
The Saints grab another player for their 3-4 set. Thomas may turn into a mid-round steal and could help New Orleans at inside or outside linebacker.
Thomas (6-3, 241) is a perfect fit for an NFL 3-4. He totaled 70 tackles, 7.5 sacks and 11.5 tackles for a loss in 2010. While missing teammate Shayne Skov, Thomas led Stanford's defense in 2011. He racked up 52 tackles with 17.5 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks and five forced fumbles.
The redshirt senior notched 71 tackles, 15.5 tackles for a loss, one interception and 7.5 sacks this year. One sack came at a critical time to help seal the Cardinal's upset win over the USC Trojans. He played really well against Notre Dame, California and UCLA - both times.
Though Thomas has the flexibility to play inside linebacker as well, he thrives blitzing off the edge and combines good physical skills with intelligence. Thomas has a knack for causing turnovers.
Pick change; previously Will Davis, CB
San Diego Chargers: Latavius Murray, RB, Central Florida
The Chargers could use some running back depth.
Murray's stock has been rising and a lot of teams are intrigued by the big back - 26 teams came to watch his pro day. The 6-foot-3, 222-pounder ran for 1,106 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior. He averaged 5.6 yards per carry. Murray also chipped in 27 receptions for 231 yards and four scores. He put all that production together despite missing three games.
Pick change; previously Marc Anthony, CB
Green Bay Packers: Trevardo Williams, OLB, Connecticut
The Packers get some pass-rushing depth.
Williams did well in 2012, but was held in check by Rutgers. He put together 42 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 13.5 tackles for a loss and a forced fumble this year.
Williams (6-2, 233) came out of nowhere to be one of the most prolific pass-rushers in college football in 2011. He racked up 12.5 sacks, 15 tackles for a loss, 43 tackles and two forced fumbles. However, almost a third of his sacks came in a four-sack game against Rutgers.
Pick change; previously Kenjon Barner, RB (MIA)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Ricky Wagner, OT, Wisconsin
The Bucs have nothing for depth behind Donald Penn and Demar Dotson. An injury to Penn could sink Tampa Bay's season. Offensive line coach Bob Bostad coached Wagner in college.
Wagner is a better pass-blocker than he is a run-blocker. The 6-foot-6, 308-pounder could potentially move to the right side of the offensive line in the NFL, but he looks like he has the light feet and quickness to remain a left tackle. His arm length will be an interesting number.
Wagner is a better athlete than many Wisconsin linemen. He also does a quality job of blocking in the open field on screen passes. The redshirt senior is very skilled at hitting blocks on linebackers and defensive backs. He could be a nice fit for an NFL zone-blocking system.
Wagner looked good in 2012 as a pass-blocker, but he didn't getting much of a push in the ground game. The Badgers' running game was more effective late this season, but Wagner has a decent amount of soft pounds and needs to turn more of that into muscle.
Carolina Panthers: Duke Williams, S, Nevada
The Panthers need more help at safety and have shown interest in Williams.
Williams totaled 107 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, eight passes broken up, three forced fumbles and one interception this year. The 3-year starter had quality seasons in 2011 and 2010. Williams didn't look good at the East-West Shrine, but bounced back with a quality week at the Senior Bowl.
Williams' strength is pass coverage on receivers running downfield - a skill in serious demand in the NFL. He does a superb job of picking up receivers and not allowing separation. The 5-foot-11, 200-pounder should add some weight for the NFL, but he looks like a solid pick who could develop into a starter.
St. Louis Rams: Shamarko Thomas, S, Syracuse
The Rams badly need safety help. They've shown interest in Thomas, and he could be a steal for St. Louis on the third day.
Prior to Thomas' great showing at the Combine, the 5-foot-9, 213-pounder helped his draft stock with a strong week at the East-West Shrine. He was very physical with running backs and receivers downfield. Thomas showed nice hitting ability to go along with an aggressive style of play. The senior totaled 88 tackles with three forced fumbles and two interceptions in 2012.
Thomas had good tackle totals as a freshman, sophomore and junior, but didn't record any interceptions and only five passes broken up over those three seasons. He needs to work on his pass coverage, but has some developmental potential.
Pick change; previously Jordan Hill, DT
Pittsburgh Steelers: Robert Lester, S, Alabama
The Steelers could use some safety depth and Lester is a good scheme fit.
Coming from a complex hybrid 3-4 and 4-3 collegiate defense, Lester should transition well to any NFL defense, especially a 3-4. He was second in the nation in picks in 2010, with eight, and also chipped in 52 tackles with one sack and four passes broken up.
Lester totaled 39 tackles with three passes broken up, one forced fumble, one blocked kick and two interceptions in 2011. He was close to a number of other potential interceptions as well.
Lester's coverage and interceptions weren't as strong in the last two years as they were in 2010, thus his stock position. He played well against LSU in 2011, especially in the regular-season edition. Lester (6-1, 212) collected 42 tackles, one sack, four interceptions and three passes broken up this year. He was playing better, but looked bad versus Texas A&M.
Dallas Cowboys: Akeem Spence, DT, Illinois
The Cowboys add some defensive line help.
Spence is a quick gap-shooting defensive tackle who can cause disruption at the point of attack. The junior racked up 72 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, one sack and a forced fumble this year. He had a decent 2011 season with 69 tackles, 5.5 tackles for a loss, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
Pick change; previously Marqise Goodwin, WR
New York Giants: Terry Hawthorne, CB, Illinois
The Giants could use more cornerback depth.
Hawthorne had 44 tackles an interception and six passes broken up this season. He was playing a superb game against Wisconsin and receiver Jared Abbrederis before getting knocked out and taken off the field in an ambulance. Hawthorne missed the Michigan game, but returned to play at the end of October. The 6-foot, 190-pounder has good speed and athleticism to go along with his size.
Hawthorne performed better as he progressed through 2011. The first-year starter totaled 60 tackles, eight pass breakups and three interceptions. The junior had a huge outing in the season finale against UCLA with eight tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss, one pass breakup and an interception returned 39 yards for a touchdown.
Hawthorne had a good week of practice at the East-West Shrine and showed off nice man-coverage ability. He is a sleeper who could surprise in the NFL.
Pick change; previously Dion Sims, TE
Chicago Bears: Stefphon Jefferson, RB, Nevada
The Bears have been showing a lot of interest in mid-round running backs, including Jefferson.
Jefferson (5-11, 210) took college football by storm in 2012. He finished second in the nation with 1,883 yards while averaging 5.02 yards per carry. Jefferson also caught 22 receptions for 170 yards and a score. His ability to thrive out of the pistol could interest a lot of teams that will be looking to copy the 49ers over the offseason.
Washington Redskins: Josh Evans, S, Florida
The Redskins grab another safety and have shown interest in Evans.
Evans was solid for Florida in 2012 and led the team in tackles with 83. He also totaled three passes broken up, 2.5 sacks and three interceptions. Evans was a good run-defender and did well in pass coverage. He had 51 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, one sack, one pass breakup and one interception in 2011.
The 6-foot-1, 207-pound Evans was one of the top safeties at the East-West Shrine and consistently made his presence felt. He held his own at the Combine.
Pick change; previously John Simon, OLB
Minnesota Vikings: Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson
The Vikings grab some running back depth.
Ellington got off to a fast start in 2012, running for 228 yards against Auburn in the opener. He totaled 1,081 yards (5.1 yard average) and nine touchdowns for the season. Ellington also caught 14 passes for 232 yards and a touchdown. The 5-foot-9, 200-pounder added weight over last offseason, and as a result has improved his running between the tackles.
The senior was the lead back of a high-powered offense. He averaged 5.3 yards per carry in 2011, totaling 1,178 yards with 11 touchdowns. Ellington also caught 22 passes for 109 yards. He ran for 686 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore, averaging 5.8 yards per carry.
Ellington is a smaller speed-back who is a big-play threat. He is quick to the hole and can turn the corner on perimeter runs. When Ellington gets in the open field, he is tough to to keep out of the end zone.
Pick change; previously Terry Hawthorne, CB
Cincinnati Bengals: Khaled Holmes, C, USC
The Bengals could use a center and like USC products. There is a good offensive correlation from Lane Kiffin's system to Jay Gruden's. The coaches obviously know each other well.
Holmes started at right guard in 2010 prior to becoming the starting center the next year. The 6-foot-4, 310-pounder was solid in both protecting Matt Barkley and opening up holes in the run game. Holmes is very athletic and could fit a zone-blocking scheme.
Holmes had a bad game against Syracuse in 2012, in which he allowed a sack and a tackle for a loss, plus fumbled a snap. As if things weren't bad enough, the redshirt senior then left the game with an ankle injury.
Holmes started out against Utah this year getting dominated by Utes defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, but following his early struggles, Holmes received guard help to produce consistent draws versus Lotulelei. Overall, Holmes struggled against Notre Dame and defensive tackle Louis Nix.
San Francisco 49ers: Denard Robinson, WR, Michigan
The 49ers can take a luxury pick in Robinson. He would be a weapon in their pistol and read-option plays.
Robinson showed some progress in his route-running and hands at the Combine and his pro day. He also helped his draft stock by turning in a good 40 time at the Combine.
Robinson is moving to wide receiver to have an NFL career. He is just not a quarterback for the next level. Robinson connected on 53 percent of his passes in 2012 for 1,319 yards, nine touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has also rushed for seven touchdowns with 1,350 yards (1,266 net) on the ground.
Robinson (5-11, 190) really struggled as a receiver at the Senior Bowl, but also was playing with an injury. He is not a natural catcher and is going to need work in the NFL. Michigan listed Robinson at 6-foot-1, 193-pounds, so it was disappointing to scouts that he checked in significantly shorter. That changed the projection of the kind of receiver Robinson would be.
Seattle Seahawks: Tharold Simon, CB, LSU
The Seahawks have a loaded roster, but it doesn't hurt to build up secondary depth. Simon fits the big corners the team looks to acquire.
The LSU secondary lost four of its top-five players prior to the 2012 season. Simon (6-2, 193) won a starting spot as a replacement for Morris Claiborne and totaled four interceptions with 45 tackles and nine passes broken up. He had two interceptions and 42 tackles as a backup in 2011.
Simon is a big corner who has some physicality to him. He would probably fit best in a zone system in the NFL.
Green Bay Packers: Kwame Geathers, DT, Georgia
The Packers want to add some beef to their defensive line.
Geathers (6-6, 350) is a mountain of man who is difficult to move at the line of scrimmage. He would be a good fit to remain in a 3-4 defense as a nose tackle. For a 4-3, Geathers could play as a nose tackle who occupies blockers and shuts down the inside ground game.
The junior has some speed to go with his power and size, but will need to improve his conditioning in the NFL. He was dominated in the second half of the SEC Championship by Alabama center Barrett Jones.
Geathers was the backup this year to John Jenkins, but they were also on the field at the same time in certain packages. Geathers totaled 40 tackles with five tackles for a loss, one sack and a blocked kick. He had 14 tackles as a sophomore in 2011. Geathers should've gone back to school for his senior year.
Houston Texans: Quanterus Smith, DE, Western Kentucky
The Texans grab some pass-rushing depth after losing Connor Barwin.
A late-season ACL tear sunk Smith's draft stock even though he recorded 12.5 sacks in 2012. Smith also had 38 tackles with 18.5 tackles for a loss and three forced fumbles. He returned a fumble 75 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Florida Atlantic.
The 6-foot-5, 250-pounder started the year well with a three-sack game against Alabama. He destroyed Crimson Tide right tackle D.J. Fluker. Smith's sacks came in bunches this season. He had four games with sacks and eight games without any. The senior notched five sacks against Florida International.
Smith totaled 7.5 sacks, 38 tackles and 11 tackles for a loss in 2011. He had 47 tackles with four sacks as a sophomore in 2010.
Despite the ACL, Smith would be higher in the 2013 NFL Draft if he wasn't so undersized. Smith looks like he will need to move to outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense if he can't add a significant amount of weight.
Denver Broncos: Kevin Reddick, ILB, North Carolina
The Broncos could use more competition at inside linebacker.
Reddick is a good athlete, but he didn't produce as much in college as he was capable of. The Tar Heels lost linebackers Zach Brown, Bruce Carter and Quan Sturdivant through the past few drafts, so Reddick was a shoo-in for increased production this year.
The senior was a disappointment through the early going, but definitely picked it up in the second half of the season. He racked up 85 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss, 6.5 sacks, one forced fumble and five passes broken up in 2012.
The 6-foot-1, 246-pounder had 71 tackles and six tackles for a loss in 2011. Reddick's sophomore season was better; he recorded 74 tackles, six tackles for a loss, two interceptions, one sack and five passes broken up.
Pick change; previously Akeem Spence, DT
Washington Redskins: Oday Aboushi, OT, Virginia
The Redskins have signed some veterans, but Washington could easily draft more offensive line depth. Aboushi is a good scheme fit.
Aboushi is a left tackle prospect who could have been a second-day pick if he had entered the 2012 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5, 310-pounder has quick feet and is a mobile tackle. His run blocking looked improved as a senior. Aboushi hurt his draft stock with an underwhelming performance at the Senior Bowl.
Aboushi comes from a school that has produced a lot of offensive tackle talent. Some teams could consider moving him to right tackle.
Atlanta Falcons: Alvin Bailey, G, Arkansas
The Falcons could use some interior offensive line depth.
Even though Bailey (6-3, 312) left school early, he is still very experienced and battle-tested. Bailey started for the Razorbacks for three consecutive seasons. He had some impressive games blocking for quarterback Ryan Mallett, quarterback Tyler Wilson and running back Knile Davis. Bailey is a good athlete for his size and should have the flexibility to play a man-blocking scheme or a zone scheme in the NFL.
Pick change; previously Leon McFadden, CB
Miami Dolphins: Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon
The Dolphins let Reggie Bush leave Miami. Daniel Thomas and Lamar Miller figure to be the lead backs, but Barner could be a nice option to round out Miami's stable of backs.
Barner ripped off big yardage for Oregon all year as its feature back. He had 1,767 yards and 21 touchdowns and averaged 6.4 yards per carry in 2012. Barner also snagged 20 receptions for 256 yards and two touchdowns. He ran for 321 yards and five touchdowns against USC, but had some struggles against California and Stanford.
Barner had a strong season in 2011 despite splitting carries with LaMichael James and D'Anthony Thomas. Barner ran for 939 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 6.2 yards per carry. He also can contribute as a punt returner.
Barner is a threat to score on any carry, but he doesn't compile yards after contact. Barner had a decent week at the Senior Bowl and looked better than expected in blitz protection.
Pick change; previously Joseph Randle, RB
Seattle Seahawks: Luke Marquardt, OT, Azusa Pacific
The Seahawks add more offensive line depth.
The 6-foot-8, 315-pounder has the size, length and frame to develop into a starting right tackle in the NFL. He has surprisingly quick feet and is athletic. His basketball background can be seen in his agility and smooth movement skills. Marquardt is a developmental prospect with big upside.
Pick change; previously Stansly Maponga, DE (BAL)
Miami Dolphins: David Quessenberry, C/G, San Jose State
The Dolphins get some interior offensive line depth.
Scouts were calling Quessenberry was a fourth- or fifth-rounder entering the Senior Bowl, but after his strong week against good competition, he has risen into the the third- to fourth-round range. Quessenberry got better each practice and was very impressive in the one-on-ones during the Wednesday practice in Mobile.
The 6-foot-5, 294-pounder hides his weight extremely well. He definitely still has the frame to add on another 15-20 pounds, too. Quessenberry also has good numbers for arm length (33 7/8) and hand size (10 1/2) which help make him able to play multiple positions. All of that adds up to a nice athlete to mold into a starting lineman in the NFL.
The 2013 NFL Draft class is weak on the inside of the offensive line, so Quessenberry could easily continue to rise. He has the ability to play guard, center and tackle. Teams love that flexibility to help them on game days. It is probably most likely that he ends up starting at center or guard. Quessenberry has starting potential and really helped himself in Mobile.
Pick change; previously Josh Johnson, CB
Green Bay Packers: Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas
The Packers look to improve their backup quarterback.
Wilson had his best collegiate season in 2011 under former head coach Bobby Petrino. The junior completed 63 percent of his passes for 3,638 yards, 24 touchdowns and six interceptions. He improved as the season progressed and received good preparation for the pro game. Wilson played a little bit in 2010 as a backup to Ryan Mallett. Wilson completed 34-of-51 passes for 453 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions that season.
The 6-foot-2, 218-pounder has good field vision, a strong arm and accuracy. 2012 was a challenging year for the signal-caller. The program was in turmoil with Bobby Petrino being fired and leaving a mess in his wake. To make things harder, Wilson lost some good receivers in Joe Adams, Jarius Wright and Greg Childs to the 2012 NFL Draft.
Wilson suffered a concussion against Louisiana-Monroe in Week 2 this season, which played a huge role in Arkansas going down in that historic upset. Unfortunately, the redshirt senior was held out against Alabama. That would have been a great game to gauge his readiness against an elite defense. He completed 62 percent of his passes for 3,387 yards, 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this year. The Razorbacks did not qualify for a bowl game.
Pick change; previously Gerald Hodges, OLB
Baltimore Ravens: Joe Kruger, DE, Utah
The Ravens add some defensive line depth.
Kruger (6-6, 269) had a quality junior season with 30 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles, an interception, a blocked kick and a pass broken up. He definitely benefited from playing next to Star Lotulelei. Kruger had three sacks as a sophomore in 2011.
Pick change; previously Luke Marquardt, OT
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