Day 2 of the NFL Draft will get underway in a couple of hours and two former Wildcats will be paying very close attention to their phones tonight.
Lonnie Johnson is the most likely to hear his name called next in Nashville. NFL.com’s new mock draft for tonight’s rounds projects Johnson as the fifth pick Friday night, at No. 37 to the Seattle Seahawks. “Long, physical press corner just feels right with this team,” says writer Lance Zierlein.
Mike Edwards is the other former UK player who could get picked up Friday. Zierlein has him as the second-to-last name called tonight, at No. 101 overall to the New England Patriots.
Over at CBSSports.com, RJ White’s updated mock draft has Seattle taking Florida’s Chauncey Gardner-Johnson over Lonnie Johnson, with Johnson dropping two places to the Buccaneers at No. 39. White has Mike Edwards waiting until tomorrow to get picked.
USA Today’s new mock draft has Johnson falling all the way to No. 76 to the Washington Redskins in the third round.