Pewter Report publishes the most recent NFL Mock Drafts every Monday. Discover out who among the high draft web sites have the Bucs selecting within the first spherical. Some mock drafts go deeper and have a number of rounds.
No. 27 – Buccaneeers – Arkansas WR Treylon Burks
At 6-foot-3, 225 kilos, Burks is without doubt one of the largest receivers within the draft. Will probably be fascinating to see how briskly he instances on the NFL Scouting Mix and his professional day exercise. A 4.4 or quicker 40-yard sprint time might put him out of attain for Tampa Bay. A 4.5 or slower 40-time ought to make him out there with the twenty seventh total decide. Burks used his pace and his physicality to get yards after the catch at Arkansas the place he averaged over 16 yards per catch each season. He was environment friendly on display passes and working out of the slot the place he lined up 222 instances in 2021, versus simply 79 instances out extensive on passing performs.
No. 60 – Buccaneers – UConn DT Travis Jones
No. 91 – Buccaneers – BYU RB Tyler Allegier
No. 130 – Buccaneers – Western Kentucky OLB DeAngelo Malone
No. 169 – Buccaneers – North Dakota State OL Cordell Volson
No. 247 – Buccaneers – Virginia Tech TE James Mitchell
No. 27 – Buccaneers – Boston Faculty C Zion Johnson
The Bucs might lose erstwhile veteran heart Ryan Jensen in free company. Johnson proved on the Senior Bowl that he might make the transfer to the pivot with out a problem, displaying his pure energy and intelligence. His expertise at left sort out and guard will assist him turn out to be a frontrunner on the road very quickly.
No. 60 – Buccaneers – Houston DT Logan Corridor
No. 91 – Buccaneers – Georgia RB Zamir White
No. 27 – Buccaneers – Florida CB Kaiir Elam
This Florida product allowed solely 18 catches on 33 targets for 165 yards this season, per PFF, which, within the SEC, is saying loads. And his measurement (he ought to measure round 6-2) must be within the superb vary. PFF has one other actually cool observe right here: Elam allowed simply eight catches on 210 Cowl-1 protection snaps in his profession.
No. 27 – Buccaneers – Ole Miss QB Matt Corral
From a measurement and taking part in fashion perspective, Corral doesn’t match the profile of QBs Bruce Arians has grown accustomed to teaching. Nonetheless, that shouldn’t cease GM Jason Licht from making the decide if he believes the previous Ole Miss star might be Tampa Bay’s long-term reply within the wake of Tom Brady’s retirement.
No. 27 – Buccaneers – Georgia DT Devonte Wyatt
Whereas Jordan Davis drew the nationwide highlight, Wyatt quietly put collectively an equally (if no more) spectacular season with Georgia final season. An uber-explosive athlete for his measurement (6-foot-3, 315), Wyatt gained as a pass-rusher and run defender due to his get-off and finesse. He ranked contained in the ninetieth percentile at his place in PFF pass-rushing grade and run-stop proportion in 2021.
No. 60 – Buccaneers – Clemson WR Justyn Ross
No. 27 – Buccaneers – USC WR Drake London
With out Tom Brady, the Buccaneers head into 2022 with Kyle Trask. Whereas they could make a transfer in free company or draft a signal-caller throughout the first two days of the draft, Drake London provides an excessive amount of to move up right here. Chris Godwin could possibly be on the transfer, that means Tampa Bay wants a slot receiver. London can fill that function whereas providing outdoors versatility as properly. At 6’5″ with a basketball background, London comes down with practically every part in his neighborhood.
No. 60 – Buccaneers – Michigan State RB Kenneth Walker III
No. 27 – Buccaneers – Arkansas WR Treylon Burks
The Bucs could possibly be trying to improve the QB place right here, however they could be prepared to re-sign Blaine Gabbert or see what Kyle Trask has. Whomever finally ends up below heart, he’ll want some weapons. Chris Godwin might hit free company and at the moment solely Mike Evans, Jaelon Dardon, Scotty Miller, Tyler Johnson and Cyril Grayson are below contract — to not point out that Rob Gronkowski might observe Tom Brady out the door. Burks, in the meantime, is a particular expertise who performs with the physicality of Anquan Boldin however has the wheels to outrun anybody down the sphere.