Clay’s NFL Draft Cheat Sheet – Week 12

Clayton Smarslok with his weekly college football cheat sheet…

At week 12 we’re getting down to the end of a great season. However, this won’t be the greatest of weeks. With many top contenders playing against teams like Citadel, Rice and others of a lower stature, there aren’t many can’t miss games. But these are the last couple of chances for prospects to show NFL teams what they’re capable of and if they should even make the jump at all.

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Mid-Season 2019 NFL Mock Draft

Clayton Smarslok with a midseason mock for the 2019 NFL Draft…

Believe it or not, the halfway mark of the NFL regular season is here. The college football regular season is almost over, meaning we’re getting some of their final games on tape before they officially become draft prospects. We won’t know which underclassmen will declare for another couple months but we can still have fun predicting which of them will in the meantime.

The draft order was from using the ESPN standings with the current strength of schedule as the tie-breaker for picks 1-20. Between 21-32 they were my predictions for the 2018 playoffs with strength of schedule as the tie-breaker again.

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Quarter-Mark – 2019 NFL Mock Draft

Clayton Smarslok with a 2019 NFL Mock Draft, one quarter of the way through the 2018 NFL season…

For 30 of the 32 teams, we are at the quarter-mark of the season. There are still many games to be played but why not have some fun during this rough stretch as Jets fans? Using the current (unofficial) order with strength of schedule being the tie-breaker, here goes my best shot upgrading each team.

* Don’t forget to check out my weekly NFL Draft Cheat Sheet for more information on these players!*

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Clay’s Draft Cheat Sheet- Week 2 Edition

Clayton Smarslok with his week 2 college football cheat sheet…

College Football was finally back last week stealing the show from Thursday night through Monday night. There were ranked teams against cupcakes, top 25 matchups, upsets, and much more. As great as it was, we’re hoping that the great matchups are exactly that from now on and not early blowouts. With that being said, here are some of the top performers from last week and what to look forward to later on today.

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Clay’s NFL Draft Cheat Sheet – Week 1 Edition

Clayton Smarslok with his week 1 NFL Draft cheat sheet…

Throughout the 2018 season, I will be starting a weekly rundown of the 2019 NFL Draft prospects, particularly ones that would look nice in the new Jets jerseys next season. So there won’t be much on players like Jonathan Taylor, Cam Akers, Najee Harris or really any members of the amazing 2020 running back class. However, there will be big name prospects, middle round prospects, and some prospects that you may never even heard of. With today being the first official Saturday of the college football season, what better way to start than to give you a quick overview on some of the top players and matchups of week 1, my first (monthly) top 10 big board and a special CFB Playoff and Heisman predictions.

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New York Jets 2019 Draft Watchlist: Volume II, RBs Edition

Connor Rogers with a New York Jets NFL Draft watchlist for 2019, focusing on the running back position…

When the New York Jets gave Isaiah Crowell a modest three year, $12 million deal this offseason, they essentially slapped a band aid on their running back group.

Crowell, who is offered very minimal guaranteed money beyond this season, is a fine player to pair with Bilal Powell in the backfield.

Fine: not spectacular, not poor – just mediocre. With the 29 year old Powell set to hit free agency after this year, the position is a key spot to watch for the 2019 offseason as the unit could undergo a makeover.

With that note, the college football season and running back draft class will be a vital area to watch this year. Here are a few early names to put the spotlight on for your watchlist.

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New York Jets 2019 Draft Watchlist: Volume One

Connor Rogers with a college football watchlist for New York Jets fans in advance of the 2019 NFL Draft, volume one.

While Jets fans are excited to watch the team’s haul from the 2018 draft class, it’s never too early to see who is on the radar for next year.

With the college football season just two months away, which stars at that level could find themselves in the conversation for Gang Green next Spring?

Here’s volume one of who to watch this Fall at the college level.

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NFL Draft Future Stars: Nick Bosa, EDGE, Ohio State

Connor Rogers continues his NFL Draft future stars series with a look at Ohio State Edge Nick Bosa..

The Future Stars series is on to it’s third edition with Ohio State’s Nick Bosa after already covering Houston’s Ed Oliver and Florida State’s Levonta Taylor.

A legitimate potential number one pick for the 2019 NFL Draft, the Buckeyes sack master will be a must-watch talent throughout this year’s college football season. Let’s breakdown what makes the younger Bosa brother a special talent.

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NFL Draft Future Stars: Levonta Taylor, CB, Florida State

Connor Rogers continues his future stars series with a look at Florida State CB Levonta Taylor

After kicking off this series with Houston’s superstar Ed Oliver, we’ll stay on the defensive side of the ball with a cornerback at Florida State in Levonta Taylor.

Let’s break down the potential star of the Seminoles secondary for this upcoming college football season.

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NFL Draft Future Stars – Ed Oliver, DL, Houston

Connor Rogers with an early look at prospective stars in the 2019 NFL Draft, starting with Houston DL Ed Oliver…

The 2018 NFL Draft is in the books, but it’s never too early to get a jump on next year’s class. The Future Stars series will cover a handful of the top players in college football that have very good odds of going in the top half of next year’s first round.

First up is Ed Oliver, a rare prospect out of Houston that will make the Cougars defense must-watch football every weekend this Fall.

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