If you ever listened to the show and the topic of Mock Drafts comes up, I always rip them and tell you to stop wasting your time. Want to read them the week or day of the draft? Go for it. I do too. But I never get excited over them because they NEVER go the way these analysts predict.
0% chance any pundit thought the Texans would trade up to the 3rd overall pick after already drafting 2nd. It seemed like 97.5% of mock drafts had Jalen Carter going 5th overall to the Seahawks. The one that made me laugh the most was the climb of Will Levis in everyone’s mock draft for him only to sit there waiting and waiting and waiting to only find out he would not be drafted on day one.
Mock drafts are a joke ESPECIALLY “version 1.0” which comes out in January before the playoffs are even over. Here are the final mock drafts from some of the top draft analysts.