Throughout the year and leading up to the 2023 NFL Draft, we will update our Jacksonville Jaguars Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Jacksonville Jaguars from several prominent sites and draft analysts.
The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Jaguars:
CBS Sports - Stackpole (1/13)
21. Siaki Ika, IDL, Baylor
21. Christian Gonzalez, CB, Oregon
NBC Sports Chicago - Morgan (1/12)
21. Dawand Jones, OT, Ohio State
Yahoo! Sports - McDonald (1/11)
21. Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah
Walter Football (1/11)
21. Max Melton, CB, Rutgers
Max Melton is a terrific athlete who is incredibly fast, so receivers can't outrun him.
CBS Sports - Trapasso (1/11)
21. Brian Branch, S, Alabama
USA Today - MMS (1/10)
21. Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina
Bleacher Report (1/9)
21. Christopher Smith, S, Georgia
"It's been some time since the Jaguars have selected a safety in the earlier rounds of the draft, and it makes sense to select the top-rated player at the position," Giddings said. "Georgia's Christopher Smith has the ability to play at all three levels. At a listed 5'11" and 195 pounds, Smith isn't the biggest safety. But his top-notch skill set will help offset any potential concerns.
"The unanimous All-American plays a physical downhill style with solid ball skills. He should be expected to enter the lineup and immediately compete for one of the starting spots."
Besides, Rayshawn Jenkins can be a liability coverage, and Andrew Wingard is a pending free agent.
Smith's selection allows the Jaguars to continue their rebranding of the secondary after this past offseason's free-agent signing of Darious Williams, as well as the recent draft selections of Tyson Campbell, Montaric Brown, Gregory Junior and Andre Cisco.
The addition of the class' S1 should help solidify an already young and talented group and provide Jacksonville with a strong backbone on defense.
The 33rd Team (1/9)
PFF - Renner (1/9)
21. O'Cyrus Torrence, IOL, Florida
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