While the Kansas City Chiefs might not currently hold a first-round pick in this year’s draft, that doesn’t mean there aren’t mock drafts out there that Chiefs fans can’t enjoy.
And that’s because in a few of the latest mock drafts, which, for all intents and purposes should only be used as a way to get to know players, and not necessarily an indication of what the team might do—because nobody knows, the latest one that posted this week went beyond the first round.
The folks at NFL.com actually went five rounds with their latest mock draft.
Here’s a look at their Chiefs’ picks, plus a little excerpt from their draft profiles, courtesy of Lance Zierlein:
Round 2 (No. 54) – Sam Hubbard, OLB, Ohio State
Height – 6’5”
Weight – 265 pounds
2017 Stats – 42 tackles (13.5 for loss), 7 sacks, 2 forced fumbles
*Frosh All-American (2015)
*Honorable Mention All-Big 10 (2016)
*Second-team All-Big 10 (2017)
*First-team Academic All-American (2017) – 3.61 GPA in Finance
For more on Hubbard, click here.
Round 3 (No. 78) – Nathan Shepherd, DT, Fort Hays State
Height – 6’5”
Weight – 315 pounds
2017 Stats – 38 tackles (12.5 for loss), 4 sacks
*Third-team All-MIAA (2015)
*Second-team All-MIAA (2016)
*Second-team All-American (2017)
*MIAA Defensive Player of the Year (2017)
“His physical traits and athletic ability will be considered moldable clay by NFL evaluators and coaches. Flashes a big-time hand slap and hip flip to hurl himself around…