2014 NFL Mock Draft - Pac-12 Perspective 11/15: Five Pac-12 players projected for first round

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Anthony Barr will be the first player to go from the Pac-12.

Every so often until the NFL Draft hits, will be updating our 2014 NFL mock draft and focusing on the Pac-12 players that we have slotted for the first round.

Two notes...

I don't think Marcus Mariota or Brett Hundley declare, but if they do I think they would go first and third respectively.

I put together the draft order by prospecting how the rest of the NFL season will play out as opposed to just what the standings are now.

1. Jacksonville - Teddy Bridgewater QB Louisville *Jr.

2. Tampa Bay - Jadeveon Clowney DE South Carolina *Jr.

3. Minnesota - Anthony Barr LB UCLA

I'm sure that the Vikings would love to take a top-flight quarterback here, but if Mariota and Hundley don't' declare, I don't think there will a quarterback worthy of being taken here. If they don't trade the pick, I think the Vikings will simply take the best player available and I think that would be Barr. Barr is the kind of dream LB/DE player that every team covets right now and his ability to get after the passer makes him the most pure value player in the draft after Clowney.

4. Atlanta - Khalil Mack LB Buffalo

5. Oakland - Jake Matthews T Texas A&M

6. Miami - Taylor Lewan T Michigan

7. Houston - Tajh Boyd QB Clemson

8. St. Louis (from Washington) - C.J. Mosley LB Alabama

9. St. Louis - Cyrus Kouandijo T Alabama *Jr.

10. Buffalo - Sammy Watkins WR Clemson *Jr.

11. Pittsburgh - Cameron Erving T Florida State *Jr.

12. Tennessee - Derek Carr QB Fresno State

13. Cleveland - Johnny Manziel QB Texas A&M *So.

14. Green Bay - Eric Ebron TE North Carolina *Jr.

15. NYGiants - Kyle Van Noy LB BYU

16. San Diego -Jason Verrett CB TCU

17. Chicago - Ha Ha Clinton-Dix S Alabama *Jr.

18. Arizona - Antonio Richardson T Tennessee *Jr.

19. Philadelphia - Louis Nix III DT Notre Dame *Jr.

20. NYJets - Mike Evans WR Texas A&M *So.

21. Cleveland (From Indianapolis) - Marqise Lee WR USC *Jr.

With Johnny Football in the fold, the Browns would be wise to get someone on offense who can help him make plays and getting Lee to fall this far in the draft would be a huge score. Had USC not had such issues at quarterback and had he not gotten banged up, I think Lee would be a Top 5 pick type guy, but because of those issues I think he will fall behind Watkins and Evans but end up being a huge get for a team in this vicinity.

22. Dallas - Timmy Jernigan DT Florida State *Jr.

23. New England - Austin Seferian-Jenkins TE Washington *Jr.

Seferian-Jenkins hasn't quite lived up to his astounding sophomore season, but he is simply far and away the best physical prospect at tight end in this year's draft if he declares like he should. The Patriots know that they need a new tight end to fulfill their attack and getting Seferian-Jenkins here would be steal.

24. Carolina - Ifo Ekpre-Olomu CB Oregon *Jr.

The Panther defense has been one of the biggest surprises of the season, but they could use some help in the defensive backfield, specifically at cornerback. If he declares, and he should, Ekpre-Olomu brings a physical presence, along with ball skills that will make him one of, if not the, most valuable cornerback in the draft.

25. Baltimore - Jace Amaro TE Texas Tech *Jr.

26. Detroit - Bradley Roby CB Ohio State *Jr.

27. Cincinnati - Trent Murphy LB Stanford

The Bengals could really use some help at linebacker and a hybrid player like Murphy could also give them help at defensive end as he is pretty versatile. One of my favorite players in this year's draft, Murphy is a beast at 6'6 265 that can get after the passer and knock down passes.

28. San Francisco - Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State

29. Kansas City - Zach Mettenberger QB LSU

30. New Orleans - Vic Beasley DE Clemson *Jr.

31. Seattle - Cyril Richardson G Baylor

32. Denver - Kony Ealy DE Missouri *Jr.

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