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Jalen Hurts NFL Draft Expert Predictions Heading Into Day 2

Max Staley
Jalen Hurts could be an interesting target for teams on Day 2.
Jalen Hurts could be an interesting target for teams on Day 2. / Michael Hickey/Getty Images
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Following Round 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft, there's still a ton of value on the board for Day 2. One such prospect is Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts, who threw for 3,851 passing yards and racked up 32 passing touchdowns in 2019.

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

Jalen Hurts NFL Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has Hurts going at the top of Round 2, projecting the Indianapolis Colts grab him at No. 34 overall.

Sporting News
Vinnie Iyer, of Sporting News, also projects that Indianapolis picks Hurts, though he has the Colts picking him at No. 75 overall in Round 3.

USA Today
Luke Easterling, of USA Today's Draftwire, has Hurts going to Indianapolis with yet another different pick No. 44 overall (Round 2).

CBS Sports
Chris Trapasso, of CBS Sports, finally breaks the trend here, predicting the New England Patriots draft Hurts in Round 3 at No. 87 overall.

Jalen Hurts NFL Draft Predictions

Second Round:
- Indianapolis Colts (No. 34)
- Indianapolis Colts (No. 44)

Third Round:
- Indianapolis Colts (No. 75)
- New England Patriots (No. 87)

Hurts' NFL Draft stock appears to be firmly rooted between second and third rounds, and three of the four experts we highlighted above have him going to the Indianapolis Colts.


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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.

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