The 2020 NFL draft is underway, and it’s time to get into the thick of things with our picks.
Here are the top three players from the first round.
Tennessee Titans (via Cleveland Browns) — Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole MissLaremy was one of the most productive players at Ole Miss during the 2017 season.
He was also a Heisman Trophy finalist.
He signed with the Titans for $2.8 million.
Tunsils’ stock took a huge hit when he missed all of 2018 with a torn ACL.
Now he’s back, and his stock is back to where it was in May.
Arizona Cardinals (via Jacksonville Jaguars) — Jabrill Peppers, CB, Michigan StatePeppers’ draft stock skyrocketed when he led Michigan State to the Big Ten title game.
The defensive back, who led the Spartans with three interceptions, was drafted in the fourth round by the Jaguars.
He has the athleticism and instincts to be a good NFL cornerback, but he’s also very raw.
He’s still developing, and he needs to get stronger and get faster.
Tennessee Volunteers (via Philadelphia Eagles) — Corey Coleman, WR, Ohio StateColeman is a very talented receiver out of Ohio State.
He caught 71 passes for 1,006 yards and eight touchdowns in 2016.
He will likely need to become more consistent in his route running to be successful.
San Francisco 49ers (via Arizona Cardinals) — Jamal Adams, LB, Texas A&MAdams is a former four-star recruit.
He committed to Texas A & M in the first half of the 2017 recruiting cycle.
Adams started the 2017 campaign at left linebacker and moved to left tackle.
He didn’t play much at either position, but his production improved the following year.
Arizona Seahawks (via New Orleans Saints) — Jalin Marshall, DT, AlabamaMarshall was ranked as the No. 4 defensive tackle nationally in 2016 and a four-time All-SEC selection.
He had a strong year as a freshman, recording 16 tackles, six tackles for loss, two sacks and two forced fumbles.
He also had four tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery in the Rose Bowl.
Miami Dolphins (via San Diego Chargers) — Malik McDowell, WR/TE, OhioStateMcDowell was one the best receiving prospects in the 2018 class.
He averaged 21.5 yards per catch for the Buckeyes, and was a top-10 wide receiver nationally.
Cleveland Browns (via Tennessee Titans) — Jalen Ramsey, DT/OLB, AlabamaA former three-star wide receiver, Ramsey is a four and five-star prospect.
He started his college career at Michigan State, but left school early to play football.
He spent the season on the Titans practice squad and is a special teams ace.
Jacksonville Jaguars (via Washington) — Deandre Burnett, WR (Michigan State), Texas A+MBurnett was a two-star receiver out a class that included Jalin Murray, Jordan Matthews, and Marqise Lee.
He is a big receiver with outstanding speed and strength.
Cleveland Cardinals (by Philadelphia Eagles/San Francisco 49er) — Leonard Fournette, RB, LSUFournette’s career is over in Houston.
He became a free agent after the 2017 NFL draft.
He rushed for 1.4 yards per carry for the Lions last season, but has had injuries in the past.
He could be a free-agent pickup, but it’ll be interesting to see how he plays out his career.
Los Angeles Rams (via Oakland Raiders) — Laquon Treadwell, WR OklahomaTreadwell is a three-year starter who started all 16 games at receiver at Oklahoma State.
The former McDonald’s All-American was drafted by the Rams in the fifth round in 2017.
He broke out for a career-high 1,003 yards in 2018.
Denver Broncos (via Buffalo Bills) — T.J. Watt, DE, Wisconsin Watt was an All-Big Ten first-team pick and an All, ACC and SEC defensive player of the year.
Watt played in five games at defensive end in 2018, recording nine tackles, four sacks and four pass breakups.
Chicago Bears (via Pittsburgh Steelers) — Ryan Shazier, QB, Michigan Shaziers future with the Bears is uncertain.
He suffered a season-ending injury in 2017 and was placed on injured reserve.
Indianapolis Colts (via Atlanta Falcons) — Marqis Otaholo, DE/OL, Alabama Otaholls future with Indianapolis is uncertain, but the former Alabama All-America should be a very good fit for the Colts.
He totaled 34 tackles, 12.5 sacks, four forced fucks, and three fumble recoveries in 2018 and could be an upgrade over the Colts