Austin Jackson NFL Draft Expert Predictions

Max Staley
Austin Jackson could be a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Austin Jackson could be a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. / Alika Jenner/Getty Images

The 2020 NFL Draft class is grabbing headlines for its loaded crop of wide receivers, but it's really strong on the offensive line as well. In fact, the over/under for offensive linemen drafted in the first round has been set at 6.5, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

While he's not a lock, Austin Jackson has a chance to be drafted toward the backend of the first round. With that in mind, let's take a look at some expert predictions for Jackson's landing spot in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Austin Jackson NFL Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has the Jacksonville Jaguars selecting Jackson in the first round at pick No. 20.

Walter Football
Walter Cherepinsky, of Walter Football, projects that the Miami Dolphins will select Jackson a bit earlier, with the No. 18 overall pick.

CBS Sports
Ryan Wilson, of CBS Sports, is much lower on Jackson than the first two experts, predicting he lands with the Indianapolis Colts in the second round at pick No. 44.

Mel Kiper Jr., of ESPN, also has Jackson coming off the board in the second round, projecting the New York Giants select him at pick No. 36.

Austin Jackson NFL Draft Expert Prediction 2020

First Round:
- Miami Dolphins (No. 18)
- Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 20)

Second Round:
- New York Giants (No. 36)
- Indianapolis Colts (No. 44)

The experts paint a pretty clear picture of Jackson's draft stock. It looks like he'll come off the board somewhere between the mid-to-late first round and the mid-second round.

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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.