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2017 NFL mock draft: Pac-12 Perspective: four Pac-12 players look like first round picks

A very, very, very early look at how the 2017 NFL Draft could shake out and which Pac-12 players could go in the first round.

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The 2016 NFL Draft has just wrapped so that means it's time to put the looking glass all the way to April 2017. Here is how I think it could go with a focus on where Pac-12 players could go.

1. Cleveland - Brad Kaaya QB Miami

2. Tennessee - Myles Garrett DE Texas A&M

3. San Diego - Deshaun Watson QB Clemson

4. Jacksonville - Jalen Tabor CB Florida

5. San Francisco - Leonard Fournette RB LSU

6. Tennessee - JuJu Smith-Schuster WR USC - Marcus Mariota gets a big-time target in Smith-Schuster. I this JJS-S establishes himself as the top receiver in the draft during the 2016 season.

7. Detroit - Cam Robinson T Alabama

8. Chicago - Derek Barnett De Tennessee

9. Cleveland - Roderick Johnson T Florida State

10. Giants - Dalvin Cook RB Florida State

11. Tampa Bay - Jamal Adams S LSU

12. New Orleans - Jonathan Allen DE Alabama

13. Atlanta - Mike Williams WR Clemson

14. Miami - Jabril Peppers CB Michigan

15. Baltimore - Charles Harris DE Missouri

16. Washington - Desmond King CB Iowa

17. Houston - Adoree Jackson CB USC - Jackson would be a top five pick in my opinion if he was a little taller, but regardless, he is a mid-first rounder at worst in my opinion. The Texans could really benefit by plugging an electric playmaker like him into their defensive backfield.

18. Jets - Jalen Reeves-Maybin LB Tennessee

19. Oakland - Malik McDowell DT Michigan State

20. Buffalo - Davon Godchaux DT LSU

21. Minnesota - Pat Elflein G Ohio State

22. Kansas City - Malachi Dupre WR LSU

23. Cincinnati - Lewis Neal DE LSU

24. Arizona - Nick Chubb RB Georgia

25. Dallas - Jarrad Davis LB Florida

26. Indianapolis - Christian McCaffrey RB Stanford - How about a Stanford superstar playmaker to help Andrew Luck on offense? McCaffrey could be an amazing tool for Andrew Luck to use as a traditional running back and as a receiver out of the backfield.

27. Denver - Ethan Pocic C LSU

28. Green Bay - Raekwon McMillan LB Ohio State

29. Pittsburgh - Tre'Davious White CB LSU

30. Seattle - Marquis Haynes DE Mississippi

31. New England - Royce Freeman RB Oregon - How about replacing LeGarrette Blount with the next battering ram of a Duck running back who is probably actually better? Freeman could be the perfect pick for the Patriots here as long as they don't pick up another running back before that.

32. Carolina - Eddie Jackson S Alabama