2021 NFL Draft: 2-round mock draft using ESPN’s order prediction

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Jaylen Waddle, 2021 NFL Draft
Detroit Lions snag Jaylen Waddle in the first round of this 2021 NFL mock draft. (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images) /

50. WR. Alabama. Jaylen Waddle. 7. player. Scouting Report. Pick Analysis

After Henry Ruggs III went 12th overall to the Las Vegas Raiders this past year followed by Jerry Jeudy at 15 to the Denver Broncos, it’s possible the Alabama Crimson Tide will have another pair of top 20 picks in the 2021 NFL Draft at wide receiver.

The depth at receiver for Alabama the past few years has been stunning, and Jaylen Waddle is about as freakish of a talent as you will see. You hate to compare every fast guy to Tyreek Hill, but Waddle’s game speed and ability to score seemingly at will is very similar to that of Hill’s.

He’s as dynamic as they come in the open field.

Scouting Report. Florida State. Marvin Wilson. player. 50. Pick Analysis. DL. 39

An absolute value in the second round, Marvin Wilson has been dinged for his medicals and maybe a lower ceiling, but this guy is a stud on the interior who plays with power and strength.

Wilson would provide a starting-caliber run defender from day one for the Lions and he has the ability to grow into a decade-long starter at the NFL level.