Michael Pittman Jr. NFL Draft Expert Predictions

Max Staley
Michael Pittman Jr. could be a great mid-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Michael Pittman Jr. could be a great mid-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. / Michael Hickey/Getty Images

While he's not considered a top-tier wide receiver, USC's Michael Pittman Jr. has received a ton of buzz as a mid-round pick in recent weeks. Coming off a breakout senior campaign that saw him rack up 1,275 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns, he could be a solid contributor from day one.

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

Michael Pittman Jr. NFL Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has Pittman coming off the board near the top of Round 3, projecting the Miami Dolphins select him with the No. 70 overall pick.

Walter Football
Walter Cherepinsky, of Walter Football, projects Pittman to go much later, predicting the Carolina Panthers pick him in the fourth round at No. 113.

CBS Sports
Ryan Wilson, of CBS Sports, is much higher on Pittman than the other two, projecting the New York Jets select him in the mid-second round at No. 48 overall.

Mel Kiper Jr., of ESPN, is more aligned with Wilson here, predicting the Miami Dolphins pick him at the backend of the second round (No. 56).

Michael Pittman Jr. NFL Draft Expert Prediction

Second Round:
- New York Jets (No. 48)
- Miami Dolphins (No. 56)

Third Round:
- Miami Dolphins (No. 70)

Fourth Round:
- Carolina Panthers (No. 113)

Pittman's projections are all over the map. According to the experts, it seems like he could come off the board anywhere between the mid-second round to the top of the fourth round. Notably, two of the four experts also projected he lands in Miami.

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