NFL Draft 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Projections for Top Prospects

January 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2016 NFL draft is about to take center stage after the small matter of Super Bowl 50 is decided. 
We're less than two months away from the top college prospects finding new, professional homes, as NFL teams will look to improve their rosters via the draft. 
Here is my latest first-round mock draft. As a reminder, there are 31 picks in the first round because the New England Patriots had to forfeit their selection due to Deflategate:
The elite FBS talent has some company from an FCS player in North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz. 
Coming off an FCS national championship, Wentz played in just seven games due to a wrist injury. After an eight-week hiatus, he was able to come back for the national championship game against Jacksonville State and lead the Bison to their fifth straight title. 
He's 6'6", 235 pounds and is a pro-style quarterback. He has a big arm and brings a confident presence to the pocket. Yet he isn't afraid to brin...

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