Mekhi Becton NFL Draft Expert Predictions

David Kaestle
Mekhi Becton is one of the top tackles in the NFL Draft.
Mekhi Becton is one of the top tackles in the NFL Draft. / Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The 2020 NFL Draft class brings us a loaded crop of offensive lineman, with Louisville's Mekhi Becton among them. Becton projects to be an early first-round pick, but there's likely to be quite a few teams competing for his services.

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

Mekhi Becton Draft Projection

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has Becton being selected by the New York Jets with the No. 11 overall pick in the first round.

CBS Sports
Ryan Wilson, of CBS Sports, also has the New York Jets drafting Becton with the No. 11 pick in the first round.

Mel Kiper Jr. (Mock Draft 4.0)
Mel Kiper Jr., of ESPN, think Becton will be off the board right before the Jets pick, going to the Cleveland Browns at No. 10 overall.

USA Today
Luke Easterling, of USA Today's Draftwire, is thinking the same way as Kiper, also projecting the Cleveland Browns will draft Becton at No. 10.

Walter Football
Walter Cherepinsky, of Walter Football, agrees with our first two experts, breaking the tie, projecting Becton to the New York Jets at No. 11.

FanDuel Sportsbook
According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Becton has an over/under draft position of 8.5. Notably the Arizona Cardinals have the No. 8 pick and the Jacksonville Jaguars have the No. 9 pick. Additionally, Becton has +250 odds to be the first offensive lineman drafted, trailing only Tristan Wirfs (+100).

Mekhi Becton NFL Draft Predictions

First Round
- Browns (No. 10)
- Browns (No. 10)
- Jets (No. 11)
- Jets (No. 11)
- Jets (No. 11)
- Cardinals (No. 8) / Jaguars (No. 9)

While these predictions seem pretty consistent, Becton appears most likely to be drafted around No. 10 overall. Among the five experts highlighted above, three predicted the Jets will draft Becton, while the other two think he'll land in Cleveland.

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