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2019 NFL mock draft: RUTHIE AND MATTHEW PREDICT THE ENTIRE FIRST ROUND

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Today is the day, everyone — the final day of mock drafts* because the 2019 NFL Draft is right around the corner!

*until Sunday evening when everyone starts posting 2020 mock drafts

My hypothesis has always been that correctly predicting the first round is a bit like throwing darts. Yes, some teams are more likely to pick one player or one position over another. If a team obviously needs a quarterback, you can limit your scope. But others... who knows?!

That’s why I bribed my daughter, Ruthie, with ice cream cake to give us her guess at how the entire first round will turn out! You can view the video at our Facebook here but the picks are below.

Ruthie’s Picks

Pick Team Player College
Pick Team Player College
1 Arizona Cardinals TE T.J. Hockenson Iowa
2 San Francisco 49ers OL Jawaan Taylor Florida
3 New York Jets DL Quinnen Williams Alabama
4 Oakland Raiders OL Andre Dillard Washington St.
5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Rashan Gary Michigan
6 New York Giants CB Sean Bunting C. Michigan
7 Jacksonville Jaguars DL Clelin Ferrell Clemson
8 Detroit Lions DL Nick Bosa Ohio St.
9 Buffalo Bills QB Daniel Jones Duke
10 Denver Broncos DL Zach Allen Boston College
11 Cincinnati Bengals LB Devin White LSU
12 Green Bay Packers CB Greedy Williams LSU
13 Miami Dolphins WR Terry McLaurin Ohio St.
14 Atlanta Falcons DL Jaylon Ferguson Louisiana Tech
15 Washington DL Josh Allen Kentucky
16 Carolina Panthers WR N'Keal Harry Arizona St.
17 New York Giants DL Chase Winovich Michigan

It was at this point that Ruthie had eaten all her ice cream cake, so naturally she quit.

But that’s why you have two children, folks.

As my youngest, Matthew, was eating his oatmeal for breakfast, I had him draw the remaining names out of a hat and here’s what we got!

Matthew’s Picks

Pick Team Player College
Pick Team Player College
18 Minnesota Vikings WR Marquise Brown Oklahoma
19 Tennessee Titans OL Kaleb McGary Washington
20 Pittsburgh Steelers DL Montez Sweat Miss. State
21 Seattle Seahawks CB DeAndre Baker Georgia
22 Baltimore Ravens S Juan Thornhill Virginia
23 Houston Texans WR Hakeem Butler Iowa St.
24 Oakland Raiders OL Cody Ford Oklahoma
25 Philadelphia Eagles DL Jeffery Simmons Miss. State
26 Indianapolis Colts DL Dexter Lawrence Clemson
27 Oakland Raiders RB Josh Jacobs Alabama
28 Los Angeles Chargers WR A.J. Brown Ole Miss
29 Seattle Seahawks DL Christian Wilkins Clemson
30 Green Bay Packers TE Irv Smith Jr. Alabama
31 Los Angeles Rams WR Parris Campbell Ohio State
32 New England Patriots OL Erik McCoy Texas A&M

Now, how did they get these players? I took the CBS Sports big board, cut up the top 60 or so players and put them in a hat. That’s it.

How do you think Ruthie and Matthew did? You think they’ll get any predictions right? Let us know in the comments below!