2011 Ourlads' NFL Mock Draft Updated: 03/08/2011 6:39PM ETShareThis Email An asterisk following a player's last name indicates an underclassman Pick Team Player Pos. School HT WT 40 Time Round 1 1 Carolina Patrick Peterson* DC/RS LSU 6002 219 4.34 Best player on the board. Rare talent. Hall of Fame ability. Annual Pro Bowl caliber athlete. Will be featured in the return game. The Panthers don't have a #2 pick. Peterson is a 1 & 2. Carolina gets Andrew Luck next year Combine numbers:.VJ-38, 10-1.49, ss-4.07, 3 cone/6.58 Chuck Bednarik Defensive Player of the Year, Jim Thorpe-Defensive Back of the Year. Peterson breaks the ROCK. He is the 1st corner drafted as the first overall pick since Gary Glick (Colorado A&M) by the Steelers in 1956. 2 Denver Marcell Dareus* DE/DT Alabama 6031 319 4.93 Can play any front line position in the 3-4 or 4-3 scheme.Explosive with a closing burst on the QB. A penetrator that doesn't stay blocked. Suspended the 1st two games because of NCAA/agent controversy. A contain rusher that can bounce outside and make a play. T-33,Sacks-4 1/2,TFL-11,PBU-4 Combine: BP-24,VJ-27,SS-4.62 3 Buffalo J.J. Watt* DE/DT Wisconsin 6053 290 4.81 Lott Award Winner, Great passion for the game. Will thrive in the cold and become a fan favorite because of his blue collar lunch bucket hyperactive play.Explosive and athletic. His Combine numbers along with his on field play warrent top 5 pick.62-T,7-sacks,21-TFL,3-FF,1-int,8-PBU and 3 blocked kicks in 2010 Combine:.Huge-11 1/8 " Hands, Long arms-34",BP-34 10-1.64. 40-4.81 VJ-37" SS-4.21 3/cone-6.88. This Badger is all about work!!!! A value pick QB will be there in the 2nd round. 4 Cincinnati Da'Quan Bowers* DE Clemson 6033 280 4.80 Pattern of success and productivity Explosive edge speed.67-T,15.5-Sacks,26 TFL,1-FF,1-int in 2010..Plays fast.Disruptive and sudden in his play.Coming off right knee meniscus surgery Did not workout at Combine..Long arms-33 1/8 and big hands 10 1/4.The Bengals may also look at Blaine Gabbert. 5 Arizona Blaine Gabbert* QB Missouri 6043 234 4.61 Cardinals can cover up severals holes with an ascending QB. This just in.... Gabbert is pretty good. He delivers the ball suddenly to his receivers. No delay.Athletic and mobile. Stands tall in the pocket Combine numbers:A-33",H-10",SS-4.26,3/cone-6.84. Other Arizona options may incude Von Miller as a 3/4 outside edge rusher. 6 Cleveland A.J. Green* WR Georgia 6035 211 4.48 Rangy big play receiver is what the doctor ordered for Colt McCoy.Julio Jones is also in the mix Green sat out 1st 4 games selling his jersey to an agent. Put up 57 catches,14.9 per catch & 9 tds in shortened season. Talent & production over career. 7 San Francisco Von Miller OB Texas A&M 6025 246 4.53 Miller fills a pass rushing need. Ultra productive with 27 1/2 sacks & 23 TFL the past two years.. Blaine Gabbert is a consideration if he falls. 49ers have 5 picks in top 4 rounds to address QB,DT and OB 8 Tennessee Robert Quinn* DE North Carolina 6040 265 4.62 Can't have too many pass rushers, Derrick Morgan & Quinn will be a pair to draw to. 10-1.61 at the Combine. Quinn had a productive soph. yr and was just ready to break out when the agent/NCAA suspension came down. Explosive in 2009 with 52-T,11-sacks,19-TFL,6-FF,3-PBU QB is a huge need for the Titans but round 2 is loaded. 9 Dallas Tyron Smith* LOT USC 6050 307 4.95 Did not workout at the Combine due to recent knee surgery. Long arms-36 3/8 Hands-11" Played right tackle at USC. Has left tackle feet and will start out there with any team that drafts him.Jerry Jones hasn't selected a 1st round offensive lineman..it's about time he does before Romo is on the shelf for good. 10 Washington Cameron Jordan DE California 6041 287 4.74 Combine numbers: Arms-35",Hands-11 1/8 " NFL DNA father Steve played TE for Vikings,10-n explosive 1.64,SS-4.37, 3cone 7.07.There will be a good 2nd round QB for the Redskins to develop. The team has a lot of holes but Jordan will plug one of them. Andre Carter was released this week. Orakpo and Cameron will bring the heat. 11 Houston Prince Amukamara DC Nebraska 6000 206 4.38 Combine numbers:VJ-38, SS-4.08.Texans need help in the secondary and Amukamara is their man.Later rounds can help address the safety positions. DT is in the mix if a top one falls to them is the 1st round 12 Minnesota Cam Newton* QB Auburn 6050 248 4.56 Combine:VJ-35, SS-4.18.Remember what Joe Webb did to the Eagles with very few practice reps..Newton is more skilled and dynamic in his play. Peterson,Harvin,Rice,Shiancoe and Newton...intriguing possiblities.High risk,high reward playmaker. 13 Detroit Nate Solder LOT Colorado 6082 319 4.98 Combine:BP-21, 10-1.72. Solder is one of the few natural left tackles in this draft. He has an angular build with a long torso,long arms and good flexibility Jeff Backus is in the winter of his career. A corner is another possibility if Amukamara falls to them. 14 St. Louis Julio Jones* WR Alabama 6026 220 4.39 Combine numbers:VJ-38.5, 3 cone/6.67, SS-4.25, BP-17, 10-1.50.Jones is a three level receiver.He has the skills and talent to catch the short passes and burst up field, has the toughs to go over the middle on crossing and dig routes. Possesses the speed to stretch a secondary and go deep. Broken foot will not slow him down.If Jones & Green are gone a pass rushing DE will be the target. 15 Miami Mark Ingram* RB Alabama 5091 215 4.62 Combine:10-1.55. Average running back workout but he does it between the lines 3-down back. Good hands. Exceptional running skills. Fins have no 2nd round pick. 16 Jacksonville Nick Fairley* DT Auburn 6037 291 4.84 Combine:10-1.72, VJ-31, SS-4.56. May not fall this far but has several red flags that need to be addressed. Makes several splash plays but also disappears at times, The Jags need an edge pass rusher and they may have their pick of Kerrigan,Clayborn,Aldon Smith, at this selection. 17 New England f/OAK Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue 6037 267 4.67 Combine:VJ-33.5, SS-4.39, BP-31, 10-1.61. Arms-33 3/8. Fits the Pats mold of smart & productive 'Played in a 4 man front at Purdue but won't forget how to rush the passer in a 3-4 scheme.Numbers for '10&'09 Sacks 25 1/2,TFL-44 1/2 FF-12 . An Irishman in Boston-good fit. 18 San Diego Cameron Heyward DE/DT Ohio State 6045 294 5.00e Combine:Arms-34 1/4, hands-10 1/8, VJ-30.Did not workout due to left elbow surgery. A 3-4 anchor end that can also play down inside.Chargers have 5 picks in top 89. 19 New York Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College 6070 311 5.21 Combine:Arms-34 1/2, hands-10 5/8, BP-28.Will start out at left tackle but may be a fixture on the right side. Smart and tough.Fills a need but the Giants stick to their board..and a top DT or DE may be there. 20 Tampa Bay Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa 6025 281 4.81 Combine:VJ-33, SS-4.13.10-161 explosive off the edge.Good workout numbers. The Bucs need an edge pass rusher to go along with last year's picks McCoy & Price. 21 Kansas City Phil Taylor NT/DE Baylor 6032 334 5.09 Combine:Arms-34, hands-10 3/4, 10-1.77, BP-31, VJ-29.5.Chiefs need an interior run stuffer to make the 3-4 go. Agile and strong. Will be the pick if red flags cleaned up.OT is a consideration. 22 Indianapolis Corey Liuget* DE/DT Illinois 6021 298 4.97 Combine:Arms-33 1/4, BP-27. Everybody in the league knows this is a hell bent for leather wardog.Should not last until 22. Higher profile players get the pub but this defensive tackle with linebacker feet and instincts may have the best pro career.Polian can't wait to pick this Big 10 bone crusher. If he's gone the Colts take the best OT on their board. 23 Philadelphia Gabe Carimi OT Wisconsin 6070 314 5.18 Combine:Arms-35, hands-10 3/8, BP-29.The Eagles can make inroads to retooling their offensive line with 6 picks in 5 rounds. Carimi may be a right tackle but could move inside to OG if needed. Tough,smart and physical in his play. 24 New Orleans Aldon Smith* DE Missouri 6042 263 4.74 Combine:Arms-35 3/8, VJ-34, BP-20, 3 cone/7.19. The Saints need an edge pass rusher and an inside run stuffer. Smith has talent. Just learning how to play the game. Has made several splash plays in his two years. A high risk, high reward player. Huge tackle Muhammad Wilkerson is another possiblity. 25 Seattle Michael Pouncey OC/OG Florida 6050 303 5.12 Seattle is still trying to rebuild the offensive line. Okung should be a standout left tackle if he stays healthy.Pouncey can go at center,guard or tackle in a pinch. 26 Baltimore Brandon Harris* DC Miami 5094 191 4.46 Combine:VJ-35.5, SS-4.12, 40-4.46 Harris is an athletic corner with quickness and closing speed. The Ravens may fill this need with a bigger body in Aaron Williams or Jimmy Smith.Corner is a need however Baltimore takes the best player on their board. 27 Atlanta Justin Houston* OLB Georgia 6027 270 4.62 Combine:Arms-34 1/2, hands 10 7/8, 10-1.62, VJ-36.5, BP-30, 3 cone/6.95, SS-4.37.The Falcons find a spot for this big productive athlete.Needs are D-End and outside linebacker...Houston fits both depending how he is schemed. 28 New England Stefan Wisniewski OC/OG Penn State 6030 313 5.29 Combine:Arms-33, hands-10 3/8, BP-30, SS-4.63. Wisniewski has NFL DNA and is a Center/guard combination player that fits the Pats profile. With 6 picks in the top 92 O-line will be addressed sooner than later. 29 Chicago Derek Sherrod LOT Mississippi State 6053 321 5.18 Arms-35 3/8, hands-11, BP-23, 10-1.81. The Bears need a feature receiver and offensive line help. Torrey Smith from Maryland is an WR option. He put up big time numbers at the Combine and as a record setting receiver. Smith ran a 4.41/40,VJ-41 10-1.51,SS-4.13 and a 3 cone/6.72. Smokin workout. 30 New York Muhammad Wilkerson NT Temple 6041 315 4.96 Combine:Arms-35 1/4, hands-10, 3 cone/7.31, SS-4.59. Big raw,athletic pocket pusher was productive in the MAC. Needs to earn NFL nuances but has talent.A pass rusher in this slot is also a possibility. 31 Pittsburgh Aaron Williams DC Texas 5117 204 4.55 Combine:VJ-37.5, SS-4.07.Williams is a big athletic corner that meets a Steeler need. Jimmy Smith is another big corner in the discussion. If a top tackle or guard is available they may be the pick. Kevin Colbert will go with the top player on their board. 32 Green Bay Mikel Leshoure* RB Illinois 5115 227 4.55 Combine:VJ-38, SS-4.40.Leshoure is a powerful inside runner with good hands. Ryan Grant has been injured too often and can't hold up. James Starks was productive during the Super Bowl run but he has an injury history. That being said, GM Ted Thompson will take the best player on their board.