Three-round 2020 NFL mock draft 1.0: Steelers select Jalen Hurts

It's officially mock draft season! That final whistle you heard ending an entertaining Super Bowl LIV means all 32 teams are now looking forward to the 2020 campaign.

Here's my first look at some of the player-team fits that would make sense on the first two days of the draft. Constructing a three-round mock draft before the NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 27 to March 1 on NFL Network) is akin to playing the role of the game show contestant who hits the buzzer before the host has finished reading the question. You can look smart for anticipating the results -- or not.

Based on career production and performance in the postseason all-star game circuit, these players have made the argument they deserve to be selected early on draft weekend.

NOTE: The third-round compensatory selections in this mock (Picks 97-104) are based on my projections. The NFL usually awards comp picks in late February.

Round 3

Pick
65
Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals
·
Saahdiq Charles
Washington Redskins · Junior
Pick
66
Washington Redskins
Washington Redskins
·
Trey Adams
Buffalo Bills · Senior (RS)
Pick
67
Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions
·
Solomon Kindley
Miami Dolphins · Junior (RS)
Pick
68
New York Jets
New York Jets
·
Troy Pride
Carolina Panthers · Senior
Pick
69
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers
·
Julian Okwara
Detroit Lions · Senior
Pick
70
Miami Dolphins
Miami Dolphins
·
Ben Bredeson
Baltimore Ravens · Senior
Pick
71
Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Chargers
·
Isaiah Wilson
Tennessee Titans · Sophomore (RS)
Pick
72
Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
·
James Lynch
Minnesota Vikings · Junior
Pick
73
Jacksonville Jaguars
Jacksonville Jaguars
·
Brandon Jones
Miami Dolphins · Senior
Pick
74
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
·
Alohi Gilman
Los Angeles Chargers · Junior (RS)
Pick
75
Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts
·
Collin Johnson
Jacksonville Jaguars · Senior
Pick
76
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
·
Josh Uche
New England Patriots · Junior (RS)
Pick
77
Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
·
Rob Windsor
Indianapolis Colts · Senior (RS)
Pick
78
Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta Falcons
·
Lamar Jackson
New York Jets · Senior
Pick
79
New York Jets
New York Jets
·
Keith Ismael
Washington Redskins · Junior (RS)
Pick
80
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
·
Darrell Taylor
Seattle Seahawks · Senior (RS)
Pick
81
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
·
Jeff Gladney
Minnesota Vikings · Senior (RS)
Pick
82
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys
·
Rashard Lawrence
Arizona Cardinals · Senior
Pick
83
Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
·
Jaylon Johnson
Chicago Bears · Junior
Pick
84
Los Angeles Rams
Los Angeles Rams
·
Jonah Jackson
Detroit Lions · Senior (RS)
Pick
85
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
·
Tyler Biadasz
Dallas Cowboys · Junior (RS)
Pick
86
Buffalo Bills
Buffalo Bills
·
Jauan Jennings
San Francisco 49ers · Senior (RS)
Pick
87
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
·
Anfernee Jennings
New England Patriots · Senior (RS)
Pick
88
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints
·
Stanford Samuels
Stanford Samuels
· Junior
Pick
89
Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings
·
Jordan Elliott
Cleveland Browns · Junior (RS)
Pick
90
Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns
·
Akeem Davis-Gaither
Cincinnati Bengals · Senior (RS)
Pick
91
Las Vegas Raiders
Las Vegas Raiders
·
Cam Akers
Los Angeles Rams · Junior
Pick
92
Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
·
Lynn Bowden
Las Vegas Raiders · Junior
Pick
93
Tennessee Titans
Tennessee Titans
·
Antonio Gibson
Washington Redskins · Senior
Pick
94
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers
·
Ben Bartch
Jacksonville Jaguars · Senior
Pick
95
Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
·
K.J. Hill
Los Angeles Chargers · Senior (RS)
Pick
96
Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City Chiefs
·
Larrell Murchison
Tennessee Titans · Senior (RS)
Pick
97
Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
·
David Woodward
· Junior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
98
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
·
Thaddeus Moss
Washington Redskins · Junior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
99
Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore Ravens
2020 ·
Alex Highsmith
Pittsburgh Steelers · Senior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
100
New England Patriots
New England Patriots
·
Antonio Gandy-Golden
Washington Redskins · Senior

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
101
New York Giants
New York Giants
·
Matt Hennessy
Atlanta Falcons · Junior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
102
Houston Texans
Houston Texans
·
Joshua Kelley
Los Angeles Chargers · Senior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
103
Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks
·
Jason Strowbridge
Miami Dolphins · Senior (RS)

Projected compensatory pick.

Pick
104
Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Steelers
·
Jalen Hurts
Philadelphia Eagles · Senior

Projected compensatory pick.

Follow Chad Reuter on Twitter @chad_reuter.

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