Cris Collinsworth has published his very first mock draft and taken his first stab at who he thinks the Jacksonville Jaguars will pick with the No. 5 overall pick. The prediction has almost always been Jalen Ramsey or Myles Jack, with that pick being largely up to who the Tennessee Titans pick at No. 1 overall.
But in his first mock draft, the Titans aren't even picking at No. 1.
Instead, Collinsworth believes the Titans give up the No. 1 pick to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for the No. 15 pick and undisclosed later picks. The Rams grab North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, giving Jeff Fisher the quarterback that will launch their franchise in Southern California.
Now at No. 5, the Jaguars have their pickings over nearly whomever they want with the Cleveland Browns picking Jared Goff, the San Diego Chargers picking Laremy Tunsil, and the Dallas Cowboys picking Joey Bosa. Who does Collinsworth think we pick?
5. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State
Like Tyrann Mathieu or Byron Jones, Ramsey can play any position in the secondary. His versatility creates so many options for Jacksonville. My guess is Ramsey will play cornerback in base defense and then see multiple roles in nickel-and-dime situations. His size makes him too valuable against bigger receivers to move inside, but Ramsey would sure look good covering tight ends or blitzing off the edge on key third downs. At 6-1 and 208 pounds, he has rare size for those difficult match-ups against bigger receivers or tight ends flanked out. Ramsey is a big hitter who escapes blocks with a flair. It would not surprise me to see Ramsey go anywhere in the top five picks, but if he falls lower than No. 5, that would be stunning.
With their new No. 15 overall pick, the Titans select wide receiver Josh Doctson, the Indianapolis Colts pick defensive lineman A'Shawn Robinson at No. 18 overall, and the Houston Texans get running back Ezekiel Elliot with the No. 22 overall pick.