2023 NFL Mock Draft - NEW Round 1 Projections Before College Football Starts

A BRAND NEW 2023 NFL Mock Draft with the start of college football roughly 24 hours away! This is a way-too-early mock draft, but it's a good look at who some of the top NFL Draft Prospects could be next season. Unlike the 2022 NFL Draft class, this year’s crop of QBs look really interesting. But the offensive line class has issues. 

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The 2023 NFL Draft order is based on reverse Super Bowl odds and over/under win projections. So please do not complain if you don’t like where your team is ranked. 

Here’s Tom Downey’s way-too-early 2023 NFL Mock Draft: #1 Houston Texans: Will Anderson (EDGE, Alabama)
#2 Atlanta Falcons: Bryce Young (QB, Alabama)
#3 Seattle Seahawks: C.J. Stroud (QB, OSU)
#4 New York Jets: Jalen Carter (DT, UGA)
#5 Detroit Lions: Will Levis (QB, Kentucky)
#6 Chicago Bears: Jaxon Smith-Njigba (WR, OSU)
#7 Carolina Panthers: Nolan Smith (EDGE, Georgia)
#8 Jacksonville Jaguars: Michael Mayer (TE, Notre Dame)
#9 New York Giants: Tyler Van Dyke (QB, Miami)
#10 Pittsburgh Steelers: Kelee Ringo, (CB, Georgia)
#11 Washington Commanders: Tanner McKee (QB, Stanford)
#12 New England Patriots: Paris Johnson Jr (OT, Ohio State)
#13 Houston Texans (via Cleveland Browns): Bryan Bresee (DT, Clemson)
#14 Philadelphia Eagles (via New Orleans Saints): Myles Murphy (EDGE, Clemson)
#15 Las Vegas Raiders: Trenton Simpson (LB, Clemson)
#16 Arizona Cardinals: Christian Gonzalez (CB, Oregon)
#17 Tennessee Titans: Peter Skoronski (OL, Northwestern)
#18 Minnesota Vikings: Isaiah Foskey (EDGE, Notre Dame)
#19 Philadelphia Eagles: Bijan Robinson (RB, Texas)
#20 Indianapolis Colts: Kayshon Boutte (WR, LSU)
#21 Dallas Cowboys: Arik Gilbert (TE, Georgia)
#22 Cincinnati Bengals: Tyree Wilson (EDGE, Texas Tech)
#23 Baltimore Ravens: Jordan Addison (WR, USC)
#24 Miami Dolphins (via San Francisco 49ers): Broderick Jones (OT, UGA)
#25 Seattle Seahawks (via Denver Broncos): Eli Ricks (CB, Alabama)
#26 Los Angeles Chargers: Noah Sewell (LB, Oregon)
#27 Detroit Lions (via Los Angeles Rams): Quentin Johnston (WR, TCU)
#28 Kansas City Chiefs: Gervon Dexter Sr (DT, Florida)
#29 Green Bay Packers: Andre Carter II, (Edge, Army)
#30 Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Anthony Richardson (QB, Florida)
#31 Buffalo Bills: Antonio Johnson (S, Texas A&M)

Other Top NFL Draft Prospects to watch during College Football this year:
Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah
Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina 
Brian Branch, S, Alabama
Will McDonald IV, edge, Iowa State 
Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
O’Cyrus Torrence, OG, Florida
Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama
Andrew Vorhees, IOL, USC
Jermaine Burton, WR, UGA
Josh Downs, WR, UNC

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