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2016 NFL Draft: Titans 7 round Mock Draft 2.0

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Will the Titans remain at the top of the draft? Can they find a willing dance partner and trade out? Or is it a familiar face with the top pick?

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1.1 Jalen Ramsey 6'1 204 DB Junior Florida State

- The Titans throw history to the wind by selecting a defensive back first overall for the first time in the history of the NFL draft. Ramsey is an elite athlete with positional versatility. He started out as an CB/S hybrid as a freshman and cemented a move to corner before his junior campaign. Has size for a corner that teams covet especially for those to emulate Seattle's Legion of Boom secondary. Rarely gets beat by vertical threats as he has the speed to keep pace. Physical at the point of attack. Instincts are very good for either safety or corner, whichever he ends up sticking at. Scouts have compared to him to Charles Woodson among others. If selected by the Titans, he could be the heir to Jason McCourty #1 corner status or Michael Griffin's outright replacement. Did you know that he's from the state of Tennessee?

2.33 Le'Raven Clark 6'5 316 OT RS Senior Texas Tech

- Clark participated at the Senior Bowl where he had a good week of practice. He's not the system tackle that everyone is making out to be given the Air Raid offense that the Red Raiders run. Possesses a good base and very quick feet. Ability to quickly adjust to his defender is above average. A road grader type that can blast open holes in the run game with some limitations in the pass block game. An ideal fit for a transition to right tackle. Reported Combine interview by the Titans.

Trade: The Jets trade up to 64 from 83 and get their QB in the form of Connor Cook because of their ongoing game of chicken against former MCM legend Ryan Fitzpatrick

Titans receive: 3.83, 5.187, Jets 6th round pick, a future conditional 5th

Jets receive: 3.64

3.83 Kenny Lawler 6'2 203 WR RS Junior Cal

- The Titans revisit the Cal wide receiver pool after a number of years going elsewhere. Lawler was Jared Goff's number one target. He has a tremendous array of ball skills, can attack the ball at the high point, and possesses above average hands. Doesn't have that top vertical speed to blow the top off of defenses. Route running is a plus as well. Frame reminds me of Justin Hunter in a bad way. Needs to spend a lot of time with Steve Watterson and co during the summer. Titans did express an interest at his Pro Day recently.

4.113 Spencer Drango 6'6 315 G/T RS Senior Baylor

- He's been the starting left tackle for the Bears for four seasons so experience isn't a question. Lateral agility is a plus to his game. Very good at engaging defenders with great hand usage. Football IQ is a major plus as well. A major concern is the system fit he'll encounter given Baylor's spread attack. Had some difficulties with the quicker pass rush rushers at the Senior Bowl while playing tackle. He projects better at the guard position.

5.140 Deiondre' Hall 6'2 199 CB Senior Northern Iowa

- Hall had a good week of practice at the Senior Bowl. He showed no fear in challenging the big name receivers. He is built like what most NFL teams try to emulate in Seattle's secondary. Long arms and willing to hit you in the mouth. The Titans have been looking to upgrade their secondary with signings and some Pro Day visits. Hall would be perfect as a nickel corner that could eventually move to the outside.

5.187 Lawrence Thomas 6'3 286 DE RS Senior Michigan State

- Thomas was the other guy opposite all everything end Shilique Calhoun. He's a good prospect in his own right. Consistent motor and work ethic are a plus. Willing to do the dirty work. Size may bump inside on certain situations. The Titans do have an interest as it's been reported that he has/had a workout scheduled with them.

6.2 De'Vondre Campbell 6'4 232 OLB RS Senior Minnesota

- Campbell is a very good athlete that could put on some more weight to fill out his frame. Could bulk up and play end if he chose to do so. This year's Deiontrez Mount as both are athletic marvels but lack some fundamentals. The Titans do need some depth behind standout pass rushers Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan while Mount recovers from a knee injury. Campbell really stood out at the East-West Shrine Game.

6. DJ Foster 5'10 193 RB/WR Senior Arizona State

- Foster was primed for a breakout season after transitioning into a slot receiver in the pass happy Sun Devils attack but alas it never came to fruition. Switched to receiver from running back to better his draft stock. Positional versatility is a plus. Above average hands. As a RB, he's one of the nation's most underrated overall package. Athleticism is very good. Route running is a work in progress (obviously). As a receiver, he's inconsistent at the position in totality (which is to be expected given his lack of time there). Another weapon out of the backfield in the Darren Sproles mold for Marcus Mariota. Pratt's favorite prospect in this class.

6. Vincent Valentine 6'4 329 NT RS Junior Nebraska

- Make it three straight defenders from the Big 10 conference for the Titans. Valentine is your prototypical big body nose tackle that can free up his teammates to go make plays. With the recent Al Woodz re-signing, he can afford to sit and learn the system at his own pace, get in better shape, etc. Can the Titans strike gold on a late round Cornhuskers prospect with questions like they did with DB Daimion Stafford? Another prospect garnering interest from the Titans.