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Cole McDonald NFL Draft Expert Predictions

By David Hayes
Cole McDonald NFL Draft stock and expert predictions.
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The 2020 NFL Draft class brings us a loaded crop of quarterbacks, with Hawaii's Cole McDonald trending toward the middle of that list. McDonald projects to land in the later rounds, but there are still likely to be quite a few teams competing for his services.

Cole McDonald NFL Draft Stock

With that in mind, let's take a look at some expert predictions for McDonald's landing spot in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Cole McDonald Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has McDonald going Undrafted.

CBS Sports
R.J. White, of CBS Sports, has the New York Giants taking McDonald as the 2020 NFL Draft's Mr. Irrelevant with the final selection at No. 255 overall.

Sporting News
Just like White, Vinnie Iyer, of Sporting News, predicts the Tennessee Titans to pull the trigger on McDonald with the No. 243 overall pick in the seventh round.

Sports Illustrated
Kevin Hanson, of Sports Illustrated, has McDonald heading to the New England Patriots with the No. 241 overall selection in the seventh round.

USA Today
Just like Miller, Luke Easterling, of USA Today's Draftwire, expects McDonald to go Undrafted.

Cole McDonald NFL Draft Prediction

Round 7
- Patriots (No. 241)
- Titans (No. 243)
- Giants (No. 255)

Undrafted (x2)

There is no consensus landing spot beyond Undrafted among the five expert predictions highlighted above, and if McDonald is drafted at all, his stock seems to be firmly rooted in the late seventh round.


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David Hayes is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David Hayes also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username DavidWHayes. 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.

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