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Four Weeks Until 2021 NFL Draft: Zach Wilson Mock Draft Roundup

Apr 1, 2021, 12:27 PM
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Former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson. (Courtesy of BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)
(Courtesy of BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2021 NFL Draft officially begins in less than a month and local college players, including BYU quarterback Zach Wilson, will find out where their professional careers will start.

This year’s draft will take place in Cleveland, Ohio from April 29-May 1.

Wilson is currently projected by many NFL experts as one of the top selections.

These are the picks and teams that Wilson is predicted to land with in the latest national mock drafts:

Zach Wilson in NFL Mock Drafts

ESPN (Mel Kiper Jr.)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

ESPN (Todd McShay)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Sports Illustrated (Albert Breer)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

CBS Sports (Josh Edwards)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

CBS Sports (Chris Trapasso)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

CBS Sports (Ryan Wilson)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Yahoo! Sports (Eric Edholm)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

NFL.com (Daniel Jeremiah)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

NFL.com (Bucky Brooks)

No. 4 overall – Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Lance Zierlein)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

NFL.com (Maurice Jones-Drew)

No. 4 overall – Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Chad Reuter)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

NFL.com (Cynthia Frelund)

No. 3 overall – San Francisco 49ers

NFL.com (Adam Rank)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

NBC Sports (Glynn Morgan)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Fox Sports (Colin Cowherd)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

The Athletic (Staff)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

The Athletic (Bruce Feldman)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

The Athletic (Chris Burke)

No. 2 overall – Carolina Panthers

USA Today (Nate Davis)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

The Ringer (Danny Kelly)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Complex Sports (Ian Wharton)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Pro Football Focus (Mike Renner)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Pro Football Focus (Brad Spielberger)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Pro Football Focus (Seth Galina)

No. 8 overall – Carolina Panthers

Pro Football Focus (Eric Eager and George Chahrouri)

No. 2 overall – Carolina Panthers (via New York Jets)

Pro Football Focus (Anthony Treash)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Pro Football Focus (Austin Gayle)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

FanDuel

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Sporting News (Vinnie Iyer)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

SB Nation (James Dator)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

Athlon Sports (Bryan Fischer)

No. 2 overall – New York Jets

2021 NFL Draft

Wilson will find out which team he’ll play for during the 2021 NFL Draft in April.

The draft is scheduled to be held in Cleveland, Ohio from April 29-May 1. It will broadcast on ESPN and NFL Network.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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