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Ziggy Links: Mock Draft edition

Checking around the net for where mock draft experts say Ziggy Ansah will land.


It's draft day!

After a busy draft eve for Ziggy Ansah, it's time to check on the last mock drafts before the draft begins tonight at 6 p.m. on ESPN and the NFL Network.

First, let's enjoy a picture of Ziggy having a blast at the NFL's Play 60 event on Wednesday:

On to the mock drafts, starting from highest-rated. The highest-drafted player in BYU history was Jim McMahon, selected 5th overall by the Chicago Bears in 1982.

#2 - JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS, from's Peter King.
If they stick where they are, new coach Gus Bradley goes for a D presence who he hopes has instant pass-rush impact.

#3 - OAKLAND RAIDERS, from Pete Prisco of CBS

#5 - DETROIT LIONS, from Dane Brugler and Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports

#6 - CLEVELAND BROWNS, from Peter Schrager of Fox Sports
This selection could put Ansah and Paul Kruger at each end of the Browns pass rush.
He's raw, he's young, and he's a naturally gifted athlete. I love Ansah's story ... Two years after the first sight of American football in his life, Ansah's a top-10 prospect.

#7 - ARIZONA CARDINALS, from's Josh Norris (also by CBS's Rob Rang)
With Darnell Dockett on the decline, the Cardinals could groom Ansah as his replacement. The team did very well with another inexperienced prospect in Calais Campbell.

#10 - TENNESSEE TITANS, from SBNation's Dan Kadar
A cornerback makes sense, as does another piece for the offensive line. A pass rusher like Ansah, though, will be difficult to pass up.

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Wherever he lands, all I can hope for is a solid set of coaches to help Ziggy to his max potential. Happy draft day!