ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr has released his Mock Draft 1.0.

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This will obviously change between now and the actual draft, but nonetheless, Kiper published his first one Thursday.

Kiper included six former Big Ten players as first-round picks, with Penn State RB Saquon Barkley the only top five pick.

  • No. 4 RB Saquon Barkley, Penn State (Cleveland Browns)
  • No. 9 CB Denzel Ward, Ohio State (San Francisco 49ers)
  • No. 15 CB Josh Jackson, Iowa (Arizona Cardinals)
  • No. 20 DE Sam Hubbard, Ohio State (Detroit Lions)
  • No. 22 Maurice Hurst, Michigan (Buffalo Bills)
  • No. 24 OG Billy Price, Ohio State (Carolina Panthers)

Here’s Kiper’s full first-round Mock Draft, as shared by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Twitter: