Who Will Be the 1st Pick in the 2023 NFL Draft: Will Anderson, Bryce Young, or C.J. Stroud? Official 2023 NFL Mock Draft & National TV Info!
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Official 2023 NFL Mock Draft & National TV Info
The 2023 NFL Mock Draft takes place when football experts project on where the prospects receive selection from various teams. In addition, there are more than fifty college football players who decided to pursue their professional careers this year. The 2023 NFL Draft will take place on Thursday, April 27 in Kansas City, Missouri. The annual event will start at 8:00 P.M. EDT/5:00 P.M. PDT on ESPN. Other networks like the NFL Network, NFL.com, and ESPN 2 will provide additional coverage for the draft.
The NFL selection event first started in 1936 and the draft has taken place in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Dallas. While the 2021 in-person draft took place in Cleveland, the 2020 event occurred virtually due to the global health crisis. Meanwhile, the recent NFL prospect showcase occurred in Las Vegas, Nevada. The next year’s draft will happen in Detroit, Michigan. Without further adieu, let’s begin the Official 2023 NFL Mock Draft.
NOTE: DE=Defensive End, OG=Offensive Guard, S=Safety, LB=Linebacker, CB=Cornerback, QB=Quarterback, RB=Running Back, OT=Offensive Tackle, DT=Defensive Tackle, WR=Wide Receiver, TE=Tight End, C=Center, EDGE=Attack Rusher, IOL=Interior Blocker
2023 NFL Mock Draft for the First Round (Picks 1-10)
- Carolina Panthers (via Chicago) 1st Overall Pick=Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud
- Houston Texas 2nd Overall Pick=Alabama QB Bryce Young
- Arizona Cardinals 3rd Overall Pick=Alabama DE Will Anderson
- Indianapolis Colts 4th Overall Pick=Florida QB Anthony Richardson
- Seattle Seahawks (via Denver) 5th Overall Pick=Texas Tech EDGE Tyree Wilson
- Detroit Lions (via Rams) 6th Overall Pick=Georgia DL Jalen Carter Jr.
- Las Vegas Raiders 7th Overall Pick=Oregon DB Christian Gonzalez
- Atlanta Falcons 8th Overall Pick=Kentucky QB Will Levis
- Chicago Bears (via Carolina) 9th Overall Pick=Ohio State OT Paris Johnson Jr.
- Philadelphia Eagles (via Saints) 10th Overall Pick=Illinois CB Devon Witherspoon
2023 NFL Mock Draft for the First Round (Picks 11-20)
- Tennessee Titans 11th Overall Pick=Northwestern OT Peter Skoronski
- Houston Texans (via Cleveland) 12th Overall Pick=Ohio State WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba
- New York Jets 13th Overall Pick=Georgia OT Broderick Jones
- New England Patriots 14th Overall Pick=Tennessee OT Darnell Wright
- Green Bay Packers 15th Overall Pick=Clemson EDGE Myles Murphy
- Washington Commanders 16th Overall Pick=Penn State DB Joey Porter Jr.
- Pittsburgh Steelers 17th Overall Pick=Maryland CB Deonte Banks
- Detroit Lions 18th Overall Pick=Texas RB Bijan Robinson
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19th Overall Pick=Iowa EDGE Lukas Van Ness
- Seattle Seahawks 20th Overall Pick=Alabama S Brian Branch
2023 NFL Mock Draft for the First Round (Picks 21-32)
- Los Angeles Chargers 21st Overall Pick=Boston College WR Zay Flowers
- Baltimore Ravens 22nd Overall Pick=TCU WR Quentin Richardson
- Minnesota Vikings 23rd Overall Pick=USC WR Jordan Addison
- Jacksonville Jaguars 24th Overall Pick=Florida IOL O’Cyrus Torrence
- New York Giants 25th Overall Pick=Georgia EDGE Nolan Smith
- Dallas Cowboys 26th Overall Pick=Utah TE Dalton Kincaid
- Buffalo Bills 27th Overall Pick=Michigan DL Mazi Smith
- Cincinnati Bengals 28th Overall Pick=Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer
- New Orleans Saints (from 49ers via Denver & Miami) 29th Overall Pick=Clemson DL Bryan Bresee
- Philadelphia Eagles 30th Overall Pick=Georgia Tech EDGE Keion White
- Kansas City Chiefs 31st Overall Pick=Pittsburgh DL Calijah Kancey
Important Note: The Miami Dolphins originally had a 1st round selection in the upcoming draft. However, they were forced to forfeit due to a tampering scandal involving the organization as they tried to get Coach Sean Payton (who went to the Broncos) and QB Tom Brady (who retired in the off-season).