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    Ian Cummings’ 2025 NFL Mock Draft: Malaki Starks Goes Top 3, Travis Hunter Joins Bryce Young

    In the latest 2025 NFL Mock Draft at PFN, Travis Hunter joins forces with Bryce Young, while Jayden Daniels adds Luther Burden III to his arsenal.

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    We’re still very early in the 2025 NFL Draft, but with our latest mock draft, we can see how the board is evolving with new evaluations. Is Carson Beck still the top quarterback? Where do talents like Travis Hunter and Luther Burden III fall? All this, you can find below.

    2025 NFL Mock Draft | Round 1

    The order of this 2025 NFL Mock Draft was determined using the latest Super Bowl odds for the 2024 NFL season.

    1) New York Giants (via CAR): Carson Beck, QB, Georgia

    Trade: Giants receive No. 1 overall pick, Panthers receive No. 2 overall pick, 2025 third-round pick, 2026 third-round pick.

    In this 2025 NFL Mock Draft, the Giants make a slight trade-up to block other quarterback-needy teams and ensure they get the preliminary QB1 of the 2025 class. Carson Beck‘s ability to win inside the pocket with anticipation, pace, touch, and layering is unmatched.

    2) Carolina Panthers (via NYG): Travis Hunter, WR/CB, Colorado

    Travis Hunter is the kind of talent you draft and then figure out where he plays later. The Panthers could use him at both wide receiver and cornerback. However, his rare separation upside and ball skills could play well particularly at WR with Bryce Young and Xavier Legette.

    3) Tennessee Titans: Malaki Starks, S, Georgia

    The Titans still have many needs and to a point where they can’t pass up a best-player-available opportunity here. Malaki Starks is a blue-chip safety prospect on my board, with the range, coverage versatility, playmaking ability, and physicality to help a defense evolve.

    4) New England Patriots: Tetairoa McMillan, WR, Arizona

    The Patriots have a utility movement-Z receiver in Ja’Lynn Polk and another versatile weapon in Pop Douglas. But, with the size, separation flexibility, hands, and RAC to flourish, Tetairoa McMillan gives Drake Maye the true WR1 he needs to reach his potential.

    5) Washington Commanders: Luther Burden III, WR, Missouri

    Close your eyes and imagine a Commanders offense with Jayden Daniels, Terry McLaurin, and Luther Burden III. Burden almost resembles Chris Chambers with his unique frame and game-breaking explosion, but he has the upside to be an even better pro receiver.

    6) Denver Broncos: Benjamin Morrison, CB, Notre Dame

    The Denver Broncos could just as easily take Will Johnson here, but Benjamin Morrison creates an intriguing dynamic with Patrick Surtain II. Surtain is the all-encompassing CB1 while Morrison is the gnat in man coverage who can capitalize on targets funneled his way.

    7) Arizona Cardinals: Will Johnson, CB, Michigan

    This is the perfect pick for Arizona, gift-wrapped by the teams in front of them. Max Melton is a great slot-boundary hybrid, as is Sean Murphy-Bunting. But Will Johnson, at 6’2″, 202 pounds, is the verified CB1 who can lock down his boundary and let the others play free.

    8) Las Vegas Raiders: Jaxson Dart, QB, Ole Miss

    Jaxson Dart quietly has a strong case to be a potential first-round quarterback. At 6’2″, 220 pounds, he’s an explosive athlete with a live, elastic arm, which he can use to layer tight-window throws, and his flashes of high-to-low processing and anticipation are inspiring.

    9) Minnesota Vikings: Deone Walker, DT, Kentucky

    Deone Walker‘s pad level, in particular, is an area that needs major improvement before he makes the leap to the NFL. But specifically in Brian Flores’ scheme, Walker — a 6’6″, 348-pound turbocharged athletic unicorn — could be unleashed from a multitude of alignments.

    10) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mason Graham, DT, Michigan

    The Buccaneers are holding out hope for Logan Hall, but if he doesn’t improve in 2024, they shouldn’t hesitate to dip into the strong 2025 DT crop. Alongside Vita Vea and Calijah Kancey, Mason Graham would take Tampa Bay’s defensive front over the top.

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    11) New Orleans Saints: Drew Allar, QB, Penn State

    If Derek Carr remains a middling performer in 2024, the Saints could take a page out of the Atlanta Falcons’ book and draft a QB to sit for two years before taking the reins. Drew Allar, who will be a 21-year-old rookie, fits that profile well with his arm talent and natural IQ.

    12) Indianapolis Colts: Colston Loveland, TE, Michigan

    The Colts have a lot of names at TE but not much long-term security. It stands to reason that they could be a suitor for Michigan’s Colston Loveland, who’d be a devastating force in Shane Steichen’s vertical scheme with his size, burst, bend, and separation ability.

    13) Seattle Seahawks: Mykel Williams, EDGE, Georgia

    Edge rusher isn’t the Seahawks’ biggest need, but Mykel Williams in Mike Macdonald’s scheme is a pairing too tantalizing to ignore. While Williams is raw, Macdonald would know just how to terrorize offenses with his burst, bend, speed, and power at 6’5″, 265 pounds.

    14) Jacksonville Jaguars: Fernando Carmona Jr., OT, Arkansas

    Anton Harrison has a future for the Jaguars at right tackle, but the expiring contracts for both Cam Robinson and Walker Little raise questions on the other side. At 6’5″, 320 pounds, Fernando Carmona Jr. has the mauler mentality, explosion, and torque output to rectify.

    15) Pittsburgh Steelers: Tyleik Williams, DT, Ohio State

    In the 2024 NFL Draft, the Steelers made their offensive line a force to be reckoned with. In 2025, they’ll now turn to the other front. Tyleik Williams, with his logic-defying athleticism and versatility at 6’3″, 327 pounds, would wreak havoc beside Keeanu Benton.

    16) Los Angeles Chargers: Nic Scourton, EDGE, Texas A&M

    Tuli Tuipulotu has promise, but the Chargers will need to solidify their succession plan for Khalil Mack. Nic Scourton — a player who might’ve impressed Jim Harbaugh first-hand when Purdue played Michigan in 2023 — has the power, finesse, and motor to qualify.

    17) Cleveland Browns: Ashton Jeanty, RB, Boise State

    Offensive tackle is just as easily an option here, but if Nick Chubb is past his prime, Cleveland may aim to add a successor. Special running back prospects always go early, and Ashton Jeanty is just that. He could be my highest-rated RB prospect since Bijan Robinson.

    18) Chicago Bears: Abdul Carter, EDGE, Penn State

    Abdul Carter doesn’t fit Matt Eberflus’ traditional preferred mold of an edge rusher, but perhaps this is a chance for Eberflus to evolve his personnel and make his defense elite. Carter has the breathtaking speed and bend to play off Montez Sweat’s power well.

    19) Los Angeles Rams: Jonah Savaiinaea, OT, Arizona

    If the Rams don’t keep Alaric Jackson for the long term, then Jonah Savaiinaea could be a succession plan in the 2025 NFL Draft. He’d have to shift away from right tackle, but at 6’5″, 330 pounds, Savaiinaea has the mobility, power drive, and finishing mentality the Rams crave.

    20) Atlanta Falcons: Emeka Egbuka, WR, Ohio State

    You could make an argument that the Falcons failed to adequately address the WR position in 2024. They remedy that mistake in this 2025 NFL Mock Draft. Emeka Egbuka is the perfect movement-Z WR to pair with Drake London — providing separation and RAC ability.

    21) Miami Dolphins: Kenneth Grant, DT, Michigan

    The Dolphins signed Teair Tart as a nose-capable DT in the short term, but in the 2025 NFL Draft, they’ll have the chance to add a true dynamic nose tackle in Kenneth Grant. At 6’3″, 339 pounds, Grant is a freak of nature with suffocating strength and pass-rush appeal.

    22) New York Jets: Donovan Smith, QB, Houston

    Aaron Rodgers will get a chance to redeem his tenure in New York in 2024, but after that, the long-term outlook is unclear. Whether Rodgers stays or departs, Donovan Smith could be an optimal successor with his size, live arm, off-platform ability, and flashes of precision.

    23) Dallas Cowboys: Ollie Gordon II, RB, Oklahoma State

    We still don’t know what will happen with the Cowboys’ quarterback situation, but adding a true three-down volume back is a good way to at least hedge for that uncertainty. Ollie Gordon II has rare cutting flexibility and creative instincts for his size at 6’2″, 215.

    24) Green Bay Packers: Tacario Davis, CB, Arizona

    Tacario Davis will have to become comfortable with Jeff Hafley’s press-man tendencies, but he has the tools to thrive in the Packers’ middle-field-closed looks. At 6’4″, Davis is a suffocating force on the boundary with unique explosiveness, length, and ball skills.

    25) Philadelphia Eagles: James Pearce Jr., EDGE, Tennessee

    James Pearce Jr. needs to improve his play strength before he can take the next step, but with Josh Sweat entering a contract year, the Eagles have to have eyes on Pearce’s hyper-dynamic burst and bend. And his length allows him to channel that burst into power.

    26) Cincinnati Bengals: Isaiah Bond, WR, Texas

    If the Bengals let Tee Higgins walk, it’ll be tough to replace what he brings with his unique size. But the combination of Ja’Marr Chase, Jermaine Burton, and Isaiah Bond can incite a new kind of fear in opposing defenses — one where no inch of grass is safe from speed.

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    27) Buffalo Bills: Emery Jones Jr., OT, LSU

    The Bills’ starting right tackle Spencer Brown is set to be a free agent in 2025. If he walks, Emery Jones Jr. could be an option to replace him. At around 6’6″, 322 pounds, Jones is a massive blocker with powerful hands and a strong anchor who also brings lateral mobility.

    28) Houston Texans: Denzel Burke, CB, Ohio State

    The Texans have a future All-Pro at cornerback in Derek Stingley Jr. and a physical slot CB in Kamari Lassiter, but they don’t have a long-term solution opposite Stingley. Denzel Burke changes that with his explosive athleticism, coverage variability, and support chops

    29) Detroit Lions: Will Campbell, OT, LSU

    There are almost too many Campbells to count in Detroit now, but Will Campbell is easy to spot. He’s a 6’6″, 320-pound mauler on the left side, whose natural balance, energized athleticism, and compact size profile allow for efficient power exertion and drive.

    30) Baltimore Ravens: Josh Conerly Jr., OT, Oregon

    At just 305 pounds, the 6’4″ Josh Conerly Jr. is uniquely lightweight for the tackle position — but he packs great compact mass and proportional length within his frame and weaponizes that profile with elite athleticism and range. He’d be dangerous in Baltimore.

    31) San Francisco 49ers: Barrett Carter, LB, Clemson

    The San Francisco 49ers could lose both Dre Greenlaw and De’Vondre Campbell in 2025, so linebacker is a visible area of need. Harold Perkins Jr. was an option here, but the 49ers might prefer Barrett Carter — another versatile LB whose mass helps him hold up in congestion.

    32) Kansas City Chiefs: Harold Perkins Jr., LB, LSU

    When he drops to a certain point, you just take Harold Perkins Jr. and see what you can do with him. His weight will be the biggest hang-up for NFL teams, but with his speed and bend, he’s a devastating pass-rush weapon that can be unleashed from any alignment.

    Round 2

    33) Chicago Bears (via CAR)
    Parker Brailsford, C, Alabama

    34) New York Giants
    Tyler Booker, G, Alabama

    35) Tennessee Titans
    Kelvin Banks Jr., OL, Texas

    36) New England Patriots
    Princely Umanmielen, EDGE, Ole Miss

    37) Washington Commanders
    Ephesians Prysock, CB, Washington

    38) Denver Broncos
    Dani Dennis-Sutton, EDGE, Penn State

    39) Arizona Cardinals
    Evan Stewart, WR, Oregon

    40) Las Vegas Raiders
    Jaishawn Barham, LB, Michigan

    41) Minnesota Vikings
    Quinshon Judkins, RB, Ohio State

    42) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Domani Jackson, CB, Alabama

    43) New Orleans Saints
    Landon Jackson, EDGE, Arkansas

    44) Indianapolis Colts
    Xavier Nwankpa, S, Iowa

    45) Seattle Seahawks
    Deontae Lawson, LB, Alabama

    46) Jacksonville Jaguars
    TreVeyon Henderson, RB, Ohio State

    47) Pittsburgh Steelers
    Cobee Bryant, CB, Kansas

    48) Los Angeles Chargers
    Donovan Jackson, OL, Ohio State

    49) Cleveland Browns
    Austin Barber, OT, Florida

    50) Chicago Bears
    Jeremiah Cooper, S, Iowa State

    51) Carolina Panthers (via LAR)
    Patrick Payton, EDGE, Florida State

    52) Atlanta Falcons
    Daylen Everette, CB, Georgia

    53) Miami Dolphins
    Andrew Mukuba, DB, Texas

    54) New York Jets
    Nic Anderson, WR, Oklahoma

    55) Dallas Cowboys
    Shedeur Sanders, QB, Colorado

    56) Green Bay Packers
    Dontay Corleone, DT, Cincinnati

    57) Philadelphia Eagles
    Conner Weigman, QB, Texas A&M

    58) Cincinnati Bengals
    Omarion Hampton, RB, North Carolina

    59) Buffalo Bills
    Will Sheppard, WR, Colorado

    60) Buffalo Bills (via HOU)
    Jalon Walker, EDGE, Georgia

    61) Detroit Lions
    Ashton Gillotte, EDGE, Louisville

    62) Baltimore Ravens
    Tyler Onyedim, DT, Iowa State

    63) San Francisco 49ers
    Jordan Burch, DL, Oregon

    64) Kansas City Chiefs
    Shavon Revel, CB, East Carolina

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