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2015 NFL Draft: Titans Mock 1.0

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A 7 round mock before the all-star process plays out

Doran Grant. Will the Titans strike it rich with another Buckeye?
Doran Grant. Will the Titans strike it rich with another Buckeye?
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1.2 Leonard Williams DL USC 6'5 298 Junior

- Williams had a standout junior campaign, posting 42 solo tackles with 29 assists and six sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss as well. He has the ideal body type to play defensive end in a 3-4 set and can play tackle effectively. While the Trojans struggled to a 7 win season, Williams was a force to be reckoned with in almost every game. It can be argued that the Titans need more picks but I think the front office sticks with the pick to take an impact player.

2.33 Jaelen Strong WR Arizona State 6'3 215 RS Junior

- He is a big body physical receiver that possesses soft hands. JS can also go up and get it with the best of them. Another positive is that he is tough to bring down in any type of coverage. Won't blow by you but has enough speed to trick defenders. Yes I know the Titans just recently took Justin Hunter early as well but he hasn't exactly been the second coming of Randy Moss like many had hopes for him. The likely impending departure of beloved veteran Nate Washington exacerbates the depth issue as well. Strong would be a great pick in a loaded receiver class.

3.66 Doran Grant CB Ohio State 5'11 193 Senior

- Grant is a late bloomer in that he really came on during his junior season after two years of not doing much. 2014 was another good year for him as he was the leader of the Buckeyes secondary after Bradley Roby graduated. He's a smart corner in that he makes the receiver show their cards first before countering. Very disciplined in the art of playing cornerback. Grant has a Senior Bowl invite and a berth in the national championship game.

4. Laken Tomlinson OG Duke 6'3 320 RS Senior

- Myron Rolle 2.0. Tomlinson is from Jamaica and emigrated to the United States as a 10 year old. He didn't start playing football until his freshman year in high school. Possesses a high level of intelligence and work ethic (LT is in Duke's prestigious medical school AND doing the offseason draft process). Has underrated strength and agility. He carries the 320 pounds very well and can move to the second level quickly. Accepted Senior Bowl invite.

5. Karlos Williams RB Florida State 6'1 225 Senior

- Williams is a former five star safety recruit that converted to running back last year with great success. However, as the presumptive starter in 2014, he struggled mightily and subsequently gave way to freshman sensation Dalvin Cook. Williams doesn't have the instincts of a back (considering it was only his second year at the position) and lacks the agility required. He played special teams as a returner throughout his Seminoles career. More of a pounder on short yardage than anything else. With Shonne Greene and Jackie Battle ineffective or primarily stuck on special teams, Williams could have a spot on the team as the thunder to Bishop Sankey's lightning. Played in the Medal of Honor Bowl (a recent addition to the draft bowl tour and where the lesser known guys go)

6. Tevin McDonald S Eastern Washington 5'11 200 RS Senior

- McDonald has some impressive NFL bloodlines as father Tim was a standout safety for the 49ers' dynasty teams and brother TJ is currently in the league. It has been a rocky career for Tevin as he was dismissed from his father's alma mater UCLA for (allegedly) failing three drug tests. He then transferred to Eastern Washington and kept a low profile. The Titans do have a history of taking late round defensive backs and turning them into serviceable players. Whatever happens to the safety position in the offseason, some depth is needed regardless.

6. Jordan Hicks OLB Texas 6'2 244 RS Senior

- Hicks would be gone by the third round just based on his film alone but his medical history is an extensive one so thus he falls right into the Titans' laps in the sixth. He finally showed the promise and potential of a five star recruit this year. Hicks was the defensive general for the Longhorns and played like it. Possesses very good tackling ability and form. The instincts are off the charts. Agility and speed is above average as well. A modern day linebacker in the truest sense of the word.