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Mock Draft Roundup 2.0 For Former Desert Hills High Standout Penei Sewell

Apr 15, 2021, 12:21 PM
Penei Sewell - Oregon Ducks...
Penei Sewell #58 and Justin Herbert #10 of the Oregon Ducks celebrate after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers in the Rose Bowl game presented by Northwestern Mutual at Rose Bowl on January 01, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2021 NFL Draft begins in two weeks and former Desert Hills Thunder star Penei Sewell is projected as a first round pick.

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

After playing his high school career in St. George, Sewell was a standout college football player for the Oregon Ducks.

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

Penei Sewell in NFL Mock Drafts

ESPN (Mel Kiper Jr.)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

ESPN (Todd McShay)

No. 13 overall – Los Angeles Chargers

NFL.com (Charley Casserly)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

CBS Sports (Josh Edwards)

No. 8 overall – Carolina Panthers

CBS Sports (Chris Trapasso)

No. 8 overall – Carolina Panthers

CBS Sports (Ryan Wilson)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

The Athletic (Dane Brugler)

No. 7 overall – Detroit Lions

Sports Illustrated (Conor Orr)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

Sports Illustrated (Alec Pulido)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

Yahoo! Sports (John Daigle)

No. 7 overall – Detroit Lions

USA Today (Luke Easterling)

No. 7 overall – Detroit Lions

The Washington Post (John Clayton)

No. 4 overall – Atlanta Falcons

Pro Football Focus (Sam Monson)

No. 7 overall – Detroit Lions

Pro Football Network (Matt Williamson)

No. 8 overall – Carolina Panthers

Sporting News (Vinnie Iyer)

No. 5 overall – Cincinnati Bengals

2021 NFL Draft

Sewell 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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