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Seven-Round Ravens Mock Draft

Had enough mock drafts yet? How about one more?

Here's our annual seven-round Ravens mock draft from Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing.

As a reminder, this comes with ZERO insider knowledge from anyone in the Ravens' scouting department. They don't give any clues to anyone. This is just two guys making some guesses.

So, with that in mind, here are our seven-round mock drafts:

Ryan Mink

Round 1 (No. 22) – DE Clelin Ferrell, Clemson

This just makes too much sense if the Ravens stay at No. 22. I still think that's a big "if" because a trade down is likely. But if Baltimore can't move back, Ferrell would be a great pick here. He had high production (27 sacks) for a national championship team, has the size, plays like a Raven with toughness and a high motor and fills an immediate need.

Round 3 (No. 85) – OG/C Connor McGovern, Penn State

A big-bodied, NFL-ready run blocker, McGovern fits well into what the Ravens want to do on offense. He played two seasons at guard and one at center, which is added versatility for Baltimore. McGovern could challenge for a starting spot immediately.

Round 3 (No. 102) – WR Mecole Hardman, Georgia

The Ravens would love a burner to beat opponents' safeties when they drop them toward the line of scrimmage to stop the run. Hardman is a less heralded and productive (in college) version of Oklahoma's Marquise "Hollywood" Brown. He was part of Georgia's share-the-load offense and a relative newcomer to the position, but the ceiling is high. Plus, he's a dynamic returner that could make a quick impact.

Round 4 (No. 113) – WR Jalen Hurd, Baylor

Hurd is a converted running back who was one of the top high school recruits in the country as Tennessee's Mr. Football in 2012. He transferred from Tennessee to Baylor and moved to wide receiver, where he used his 6-foot-5, 226-pound frame to box out opponents, make tough catches and still occasionally run the ball. A passionate, hard worker, Hurd shows some Steve Smith-like attitude in his game too.

Round 4 (No. 123) – RB Justice Hill, Oklahoma State

Head Coach John Harbaugh talked about his desire to diversify the Ravens' backfield with a home run threat. Hill fits that well with a 4.4-second 40-yard dash and game tape that shows plenty of explosion.

Round 5 (No. 160) – ILB Cameron Smith, USC

Smith started building his reputation as a fourth-grader who played against eighth-graders. He was a big-time prospect who had high expectations at USC. Injuries slowed him early in his career, but he led the Trojans in tackles the past two seasons and was a team captain.

Round 6 (No. 191) – CB Michael Jackson, Miami

The Ravens can never have enough young, talented cornerbacks. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound corner who can press and run with opposing wide receivers. He still needs refinement, but the tools are there to develop and immediately help on special teams.

Round 6 (No. 193) – DL Byron Cowart, Maryland

Cowart was the No. 1 recruit in the country according to some outlets in 2015. He didn't break out in Auburn, then went to community college and eventually landed back at Maryland, where he did a bit of everything in 12 starts last season. He could be a diamond in the rough and the Ravens are always looking to bolster their defensive line.

Garrett Downing

Round 1 (No. 22): WR A.J. Brown, Ole Miss

I'm predicting the player here, but this may not take place at No. 22. The Ravens have made it clear that they'd like to add picks in this year's draft, and they could move back to later in the first round and still potentially nab Brown. He's a complete receiver who was highly productive at Ole Miss – topping 2,500 receiving yards over the last two years – and could be an impact player for this offense.

Round 3 (No. 85): OLB Oshane Ximines, Old Dominion

The Ravens need some support at pass rusher after the departures of Terrell Suggs and Za'Darius Smith in free agency. Ximines is a small-school product who could be available in the middle rounds, and he dominated at the college level. Ximines put up more than 30 sacks in his four college seasons, and he could step in as a quality pass rusher.

Round 3 (No. 102): WR Mecole Hardman, Georgia

The Ravens want a home-run threat on offense, and that's exactly what Hardman is. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.33 seconds and he has great lateral movement to get away from defenders. Hardman is an ascending player who has only spent the last two years at receiver. He's also a proven return man who could step in right away as the Ravens' kick and punt returner.

Round 4 (No. 113): OL Michael Jordan, Ohio State

If the Ravens want to bulk up on the offensive line, Jordan would be the right fit. At 6-foot-6, 312 pounds, Jordan is mauling downhill blocker that could pave the way for Baltimore's rushing attack. He was a three-year starter at Ohio State, and was the first true freshman to start on the Buckeyes' offensive line since Hall of Famer Orlando Pace in 1994. Jordan has started at left guard and center, which is exactly where the Ravens could look to upgrade the unit.

Round 4 (No. 123): LB Te'Von Coney, Notre Dame

Coney is a tackling machine. He racked up 123 tackles last year and could help the Ravens offset the loss of inside linebacker C.J. Mosley. Coney isn't known for his great speed, but he could gobble up tackles on early downs in a rotation with Kenny Young, Patrick Onwuasor and Chris Board.

Round 5 (No. 160): DL Khalen Saunders, Western Illinois

Saunders is reminiscent of Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams. Both are small-school products who had viral videos of their athletic ability leading up to the draft. Williams was known for walking on his hands, while Saunders is best known for his standing back flips. That's not bad for a 324-pound defensive tackle.

Round 6 (No. 191): DB Will Harris, Boston College

The Ravens use their late-round picks to get immediate special teams contributors. Recent examples are Maurice Canady and Chuck Clark. Harris could be the latest in that line. He can play cornerback or safety, and at 6-foot-1, 207 pounds, he has good size to step into a role on special teams.

Round 6 (No. 193): RB Elijah Holyfield, Georgia

Holyfield has great family genes, as his father is former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield. His playing time was somewhat limited at Georgia because he was stuck behind Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, but Holyfield made the most of his opportunities last year by topping 1,000 rushing yards and averaging 6.4 yards per carry. As the Ravens look to stockpile backs, Holyfield would give them another hard-nosed runner.

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