Third round, No. 91 overall: Trayvon Mullen, CB, Clemson
Mullen has slipped a bit on draft boards since the whole draft process started, but he’s still a legitimate talent who should have a productive NFL career. For those that don’t think he’ll get down this far, Chad Rueter of NFL.com has him dropping to the late third round in his most recent mock.
The Chargers won’t go into this draft desperate for help at cornerback, but they could use a young prospect at the position and they’ll find that in Mullen. On top of that, the AFC West features a team in Kansas City with a quarterback who can throw it all over the yard and a team in the Oakland Raiders that now have Antonio Brown.
Mullen is long and fast and plays well in man coverage. He is a developmental prospect who could be a starter in year two or three but could be a solid contributor in sub packages right away.
Mullen played for the national championship Clemson squad and brings a ton of big-game experience to the league. However, many scouts see him as nothing more than an athletic freak with many technical flaws.
He would need to take well to coaching but he has the intangibles you love to see and could become a very good player at the professional level.
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