Former UT linebacker Malik Jefferson works out in front of NFL scouts during Texas' pro timing day at the Denius Fields on March 28, 2018. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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This week in mock drafts: Let’s look back at Texas’ pro timing day

Posted March 30th, 2018


Will Connor Williams become a Raven? Will Malik Jefferson become a Charger?

With the NFL Draft upcoming, Texas will have no shortage of professional prospects. Williams, an offensive lineman, and Jefferson, a linebacker, both entered the draft after leaving a year of eligibility on the table. As did punter Michael Dickson, running back Chris Warren III and defensive backs DeShon Elliott and Holton Hill. Defensive tackle Poona Ford and receiver Armanti Foreman are among the UT seniors who could catch the attention of NFL scouts.

The NFL Draft doesn’t kick off until April 26. That leaves plenty of time for all-star games, pro days and mock drafts. So, what are the NFL insiders seeing in their crystal balls when it comes to the Longhorns?


This week, we’re pulling from the first-round predictions made by Draft Wire’s Luke Easterling, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Gentry Estes, 247Sports’ Josh Edwards, CBS Sports’ R.J. White and ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Easterling attempted to predict all seven rounds, Edwards covered three rounds and White did a two-round draft.

Mock Draft Round-up: Part XI

 Draft WireCourier-Journal247SportsCBS SportsESPN
OL Connor WilliamsPhiladelphia (32nd overall)Baltimore (16)Arizona (15)Cleveland (30)n/a
LB Malik JeffersonMiami (42)n/aLA Chargers (48)Pittsburgh (60)n/a
DB DeShon ElliottArizona (97)n/an/an/an/a
DB Holton HillDallas (116)n/an/an/an/a
P Michael DicksonHouston (214)n/an/an/an/a
DL Poona FordGreen Bay (232)n/an/an/an/a

Sixteen Longhorns had a chance to showcase their skills at UT’s pro timing day on Wednesday. If you missed the news, catch up with our coverage of the annual event.


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