Steelers Mock Draft 2017: Round one. Pick One
A. Takkarist McKinley, OLB/DE, UCLA. 6'2" 258 lbs. PAC-12 1st team. He has 4.56 speed. McKinley is mean, nasty, and raw. The way coaches want them.
B. Taco Charlton, DE/OLB, Michigan. 6'6" 272 lbs. 1st Team Big 10. Plays DE, but Taco Charlton is quick as an OLB. Porter can teach him Kung-Fu.
C. Carl Lawson, OLB/DE, Auburn. 6'2" 253 lbs. 1st Team SEC. Mean and nasty player. Burfect 2.0. Carl Lawson is a good fighter for the weak side.
Round Two. Pick One
A. Jordan Willis, OLB, Kansas St. 6'4" 250 lbs. Jordan Willis is Big 12 Defensive Player of Year! The vote shows every coach in the Big-12 hated him.
B. Haason Reddick, OLB/ILB, Temple. 6'1" 230 lbs. 11 sacks and 22.5 TFL in 2016! AAC First Team. Reminds me of a young James Harrison.
C. Rasul Douglas, CB, W. Virginia. 6'2" 203 lbs. First team Big 12. Douglas had eight interceptions in 2016, plus 70 tackles. Lights out hitter.
Round Three. Pick One
A. Tanzel Smart, DT/DE, Tulane. 6'1" 304 lbs Tanzel Smart made AAC First Team. 18.5 TFL! High motor. Scrappy Javon Hargrave clone.
B. Dorian Johnson, OG/OT, Pittsburgh. 6'5" 304 lbs. First Team in the brutal ACC. Dorian Johnson is one heck of a bulldozer.
C. Taylor Moton, OT/OG, Western Michigan. 6'5" 326 lbs. Beast! Taylor Moton is a big reason Western Michigan dominated the MAC.
Round Four. Pick One
A. Ahkello Witherspoon, CB, Colorado. 6'2" 195 lbs. Pac-12 2nd team. Leads Division-1 football with 21 pass breakups. Guy is everywhere man!
B. Jon Toth, Center, Kentucky. 6'5" 312 lbs. Jon Toth can play every position on the front line, including tackle. Second Team SEC.
C. Ejuan Price, OLB/FB, Pittsburgh, 5'11" 255 lbs ACC First Team. 13 sacks and 23 TFL in 2016. Price may have the quickest first step in NCAA football.
Round Five. Pick Two (1 compensatory)
A. James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh. 6'2" 250 lbs. He destroyed Clemson! I bet Steelers scouts already have him on radar. Don't arm tackle this guy!
B. Montae Nicholson, SS/FS, Michigan State. 6'2" 215 lbs.Hitting Machine. Has speed too. Young man is from Western PA.
C. Garry Brown, WR, Calfornia Pa, 6'1" 200 lbs. Div-II AP All American First Team. 184 yards per game average. 26 touchdowns! Awesome punt and kick returner too. Could be a diamond!
D. Kenny Golladay, WR, N. Illinois. 6'4" 213 lbs. All MAC First Team. Big Ben likes tall targets. Golladay has the moves!
Round Six. Pick One
A. Weston Steelhammer, SS/FS, Air Force. 6'2" 200 lbs Three times MWC First Team. He has the vision gift and just loves to hit. Cool name!
B. Brady Gustafson, QB, Montana. 6'6" 230 lbs. If you think Carson Wentz was badass, you should see this guy play! Gustafson holds the ball for a second, then throws a bulllet. Bigger Alex Smith clone.
C. Tyler Williams, CB, Central Arkansas. 6'1" 194 lbs. The best defensive back in the FCS, could be the best in all the NCAA. Leads the nation with 27 passes defended. He has size and speed.
Steelers Mock Draft 2017: Round Seven. Pick One
A. Christian Kuntz, ILB/OLB, Duquesne. 6'2" 228 lbs. Very nasty dude. AP All American. NEC Defensive Player of the Year! 24 TFL and 11.5 sacks. Luke Kuechly clone. Local player. The Steelers must know this guy.
B. Patrick Towles, QB, Boston and Kentucky. 6'4" 252 lbs. One heck of a scrapper, with grit and nasty that is very rare in a quarterback. I bet he can play linebacker in a pinch. He reminds me of Philip Rivers.
C. Young Hoe Koo, K, Ga. Southern. 5'10" 190 lbs. Kicker problems have lost us games. Stuff him on the practice squad. Sun-Belt 1st team. 95% goals! He is not a whimpy kicker, as this guy can tackle! Coolest name in football.
A. Michael Davis, CB, BYU. 6'2" 196 lbs. Davis has played both reciever and corner. Super athlete that needs some coaching. Just like Artie Burns.
B. Colin Jeter, TE, LSU. 6'7" 254 lbs. Young man got a late start. A good blocker with soft hands. He has the tools, and can be coached into a star.
C. Barry J. Sanders, RB/PR, Stanford/Oklahoma St., 5'9" 198 lbs. This is Berry Sanders kid. Yes, that Barry Sanders! Heck of a punt and kick returner.
D. R.J. Shelton, WR, Mich State, 5'10" 202 lbs. Big-10 2nd Team. Shelton led the team with 53 receptions, and 1,377 all-purpose yards. He can zig-zag!