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Anthony McFarland Jr. NFL Draft Expert Predictions

Zach Brunner
Anthony McFarland Jr. has had his character attacked by NFL scouts.
Anthony McFarland Jr. has had his character attacked by NFL scouts. / G Fiume/Getty Images
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One of the more polarizing players in the upcoming NFL Draft is former Maryland running back Anthony McFarland Jr. The former Terrapin showed flashes of excellence in his two college seasons, highlighted by a 298-yard performance against Ohio State as a freshman.

This could leave some teams uneasy about looking the running back's way. With that in mind, let's take a look at some expert predictions for McFarland's landing spot in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Anthony McFarland Jr. NFL Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has the Cincinnati Bengals drafting McFarland in the sixth round with the No. 180 overall pick.

CBS Sports Ryan Wilson, of CBS Sports, has McFarland going a bit earlier, projecting the Washington Redskins to draft him in the mid-fifth round with the No. 162 overall selection.

Walter Football Walter Cherepinsky, of Walter Football, is the lowest on McFarland yet. Despite previously having him as a sixth round pick, he now has the running back going undrafted.

USA Today (DraftWire) Lucas Easterling, of USA Today (DraftWire), is projecting the Indianapolis Colts to take a shot on McFarland in the sixth round, No. 197 overall.

Anthony McFarland Jr. NFL Draft Expert Prediction

Fifth Round: - Redskins (No. 162) Sixth Round: - Bengals (No. 180) - Colts (No. 197) Undrafted

According to the experts, McFarland's draft stock seems to be dropping, making him a Day 3 pick, at best. Notably, two experts have him going in the sixth round while another believe he will be undrafted.


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