Xavier McKinney NFL Draft Expert Predictions Heading Into Day 2

Xavier McKinney could be a good fit for teams in Round 2.
Xavier McKinney could be a good fit for teams in Round 2. / Michael Hickey/Getty Images

While Day 1 of the NFL Draft is wrapped up, there are still many great players available on Day 2. Alabama safety Xavier McKinney is one of the best defensive prospects left on the board.

Here are some expert predictions for where McKinney will land in the NFL Draft.

Xavier McKinney Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has McKinney going in the middle of Round 2, projecting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take him at No. 45 overall.

Sporting News
Vinnie Iyer, of Sporting News, projects McKinney going at the top of Round 2 to the Indianapolis Colts at No. 34 overall.

USA Today
Luke Easterling, of USA Today's Draftwire, has McKinney being selected in Round 2 by the New England Patriots at No. 37 overall.

CBS Sports
Chris Trapasso, of CBS Sports, is projecting McKinney to go in Round 2 at No. 51 overall to the Dallas Cowboys.

Xavier McKinney NFL Draft Predictions

Second Round:
- Indianapolis Colts (No. 34)
- New England Patriots (No. 37)
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (No. 45)
- Dallas Cowboys (No. 51)

McKinney appears to be locked into the second round, as none of the experts project him to go outside of the top 51.

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