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2013 NFL mock draft: In which I pick names out of a hat

For my 2013 NFL mock draft, I literally picked names out of a hat. Here are the results.


Rather than put any actual thought into my 2013 NFL mock draft, I took a different route by literally picking names out of a hat. I call this the Matt Millen system of making picks in honor of the complete randomness of it. I simply printed out rankings for the 2013 NFL Draft, cut up the names and threw them into a hat. No joke:


What I ended up with was a very, well, interesting collection of picks. I will be very interested to see if any end up being correct on Thursday night when the first round is held. It's a given the Lions' pick won't be correct on account of it being a quarterback, but hey, that's the kind of stuff that happens when you pick names out of a hat. Here are the full results:

# Team Player Pos. College
1 Kansas City Chiefs Tyler Eifert TE Notre Dame
2 Jacksonville Jaguars Sylvester Williams DT North Carolina
3 Oakland Raiders Desmond Trufant CB Washington
4 Philadelphia Eagles Lane Johnson OT Oklahoma
5 Detroit Lions Geno Smith QB West Virginia
6 Cleveland Browns Justin Pugh OT/OG Syracuse
7 Arizona Cardinals Kenny Vaccaro S Texas
8 Buffalo Bills Matt Elam S Florida
9 New York Jets Justin Hunter WR Tennessee
10 Tennessee Titans Luke Joeckel OT Texas A&M
11 San Diego Chargers Sharrif Floyd DT Florida
12 Miami Dolphins Jarvis Jones LB Georgia
13 New York Jets (from Buccaneers) Cordarrelle Patterson WR Tennessee
14 Carolina Panthers Jonathan Cooper OG North Carolina
15 New Orleans Saints Datone Jones DE UCLA
16 St. Louis Rams Ezekiel Ansah DE BYU
17 Pittsburgh Steelers Barkevious Mingo DE/OLB LSU
18 Dallas Cowboys Dion Jordan DE/OLB Oregon
19 New York Giants Star Lotulelei DT Utah
20 Chicago Bears D.J. Hayden CB Houston
21 Cincinnati Bengals Menelik Watson OT Florida State
22 St. Louis Rams (from Redskins) Eric Fisher OT Central Michigan
23 Minnesota Vikings Chance Warmack OG Alabama
24 Indianapolis Colts Bjoern Werner DE Florida State
25 Minnesota Vikings (from Seahawks) Kyle Long OT/OG Oregon
26 Green Bay Packers Sheldon Richardson DT Missouri
27 Houston Texans Alec Ogletree LB Georgia
28 Denver Broncos Dee Milliner CB Alabama
29 New England Patriots Manti Te'o LB Notre Dame
30 Atlanta Falcons D.J. Fluker OT Alabama
31 San Francisco 49ers Tavon Austin WR West Virginia
32 Baltimore Ravens Matt Barkley QB USC

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