It is NFL Draft season and the mock drafts from the NFL experts and pundits are being published nearly every day and making their picks for the Bucs. Every Monday until the 2019 NFL Draft in April, will scour the Internet to find the list of players that are projected to Tampa Bay and put out the list with the links.
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: LSU LB Devin White
Bucs’ Second-Round Pick: Wisconsin G Michael Deiter
Bucs’ Third-Round Pick: Memphis RB Darrell Henderson
Bucs’ Fourth-Round Pick: James Madison CB Jimmy Moreland
Bucs’ Fifth-Round Pick: Elon RT Oli Udoh
Bucs’ Seventh-Round Pick: Oklahoma State QB Taylor Cornelius

“The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense needs more talented playmakers for new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, and White is one of the most athletic and physical defenders in this year’s draft.”Scott Reynolds

LSU ILB Devin White

LSU ILB Devin White – Photo by: Getty Images

SB Nation
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: LSU CB Greedy Williams
“Todd Bowles, the new defensive coordinator for the Buccaneers, runs a defense that calls for its cornerbacks to play on an island without much help. That could point toward Tampa’s plans with the fifth pick in the draft. Williams, who was just a redshirt sophomore in 2018, is a little raw, but he has a lot of tools.”Dan Kadar

Walter Football
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Florida T Jawaan Taylor
Bucs’ Second-Round Pick: Virginia S/CB Juan Thornhill
Bucs’ Third-Round Pick: North Carolina State C Garrett Bradbury

“Taylor (6-5, 340) played right tackle for the Gators the past two years and impressed team evaluators. Sources love his size, movement skills, and strength. As Taylor gained experienced, he became more consistent. In the NFL, he could play left tackle or remain at right tackle. Multiple team sources have told me they think Taylor is the best offensive line prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft.”Charlie Campbell

The Draft Network – Kyle Crabbs
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Alabama T Jonah Williams
“Regardless of whether or not OT Donovan Smith walks, this pick makes sense. Williams can step in at Left Tackle and replace Smith or push Smith to Right Guard in the team’s effort to maximize their 2015 investment.”Kyle Crabbs

The Draft Network – Jon Ledyard
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Houston DT Ed Oliver
“With Gerald McCoy likely on the way out of town, the Bucs will be looking for another difference-maker on the interior defensive line to help out Jason Pierre-Paul. I don’t care that they drafted Vita Vea with their first round pick last year; he’ll be a good player, but he doesn’t have close to the explosive skill set on all three downs that Oliver offers.”Jon Ledyard

DT Ed Oliver – Photo courtesy of University of Houston

NFL Network – Bucky Brooks
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: LSU LB Devin White 
“White’s speed, athleticism and playmaking ability would add a dimension to a Bucs defense that struggled to defend the run and pass over the middle.”Bucky Brooks

NFL Network – Daniel Jeremiah
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Alabama RB Josh Jacobs
The Bucs didn’t see any return on their investment in Ronald Jones, a second-round pick last year. Jacobs is a dynamic player with ideal toughness.”Daniel Jeremiah – Luke Easterling
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Florida DE Jachai Polite
Bucs’ Second-Round Pick: Notre Dame DT Jerry Tillery
Bucs’ Third-Round Pick: Washington OT Andre Dillard
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: Houston DT Ed Oliver
“Oliver, considered a top-five pick during the college season, would be a steal here. He’s fallen out of the top 10 in recent mocks though through no fault of his own. His season was limited by injuries while other names elevated their profiles in the meantime.”Ryan Wilson
Bucs’ First-Round Pick: LSU CB Greedy Williams
“LSU is arguably college football’s premier defensive back pipeline and next up is Andraez “Greedy” Williams, who is a prohibitive favorite to be the first cornerback selected. Williams looks the part as he’s tall and long-limbed with a rangy, albeit noticeably slight, frame.”Scott Wright 

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About the Author: Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, the beach and family time.Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at
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2 years ago

A lot of options when it comes to this draft but Daniel Jeremiah gets the first “what are you smoking” for the running back pick in the top five. I’ll throw up if that’s the pick.

Reply to  chefboho
2 years ago

Honestly every year he has us picking a RB in the first round.

2 years ago

Greedy Williams is way too high at #5. My philosophy about the draft is taking the best player available if you are a good team. If you are a constant basement dweller, trade down and get more bang for the buck. One good player will not turn this Team around. We need about a dozen.

Reply to  seat26
2 years ago

I agree. Guy has a great name and comes from a great program, but a CB at 5 better be Deion Sanders.

Ed Oliver reminds some of Aaron Donald. Can’t wait to see the combine.

Reply to  BucWild02
2 years ago

Oliver is my favorite player in this draft. Even if McCoy is still a Buc next season, I think he will be, Oliver should be the guy, if available. If not, Jonah Williams. If both are gone, drop back to seven or eight, hopefully Greedy or White are still around at that point. If they are gone, trade back again. There is so much talent on the defensive side in this draft we should stockpile as many picks as possible, so long as the players we’re targeting at the spot we’re in is gone. Ideally we could get a really… Read more »