Ravens seven-round mock draft

It's draft day, so here's a look at who the Ravens could select with each of their picks over the next three days.

Here is Ravens Insider's seven-round mock draft for the Ravens:

Round 1, No. 26: UConn CB Byron Jones

This very well could be Marcus Peters if he's around. But my hunch is that Peters and Kevin Johnson will be off the board at this point. Byron Jones is a first-round talent that would immediately help the cornerback position. Melvin Gordon would also be an option but it doesn't appear he's going to fall to 26 at this point.

Round 2: No. 58: Louisville OLB Lorenzo Mauldin

Mauldin has overcome the odds to be in this position. He grew up in 16 foster homes and learned to channel any anger or resentment on the football field. He had 6 1/2 sacks for the Cardinals a year ago in a 3-4 scheme and could transition well into Baltimore's defense at the next level.

Round 3, No. 90: Miami (Ohio) CB Quentin Rollins

The Ravens typically go best player available and Rollins fits the bill here, even if the Ravens take a corner in the first round. With what the Ravens experienced at the position a year ago, the chance of adding two quality corners in one draft would be appealing. Rollins has first-round athleticism but only played one year of college football after starring for the Miami (Ohio) basketball team. He could be one of the steals of the draft.

Round 4, No. 122: Penn State TE Jesse James

The Ravens appear interested in James and have previously mentioned the need for a tight end and the fact they could get one in the middle rounds. James makes sense here as someone that provides insurance at the position as a receiving tight end, especially given the situation with Dennis Pitta.

Round 4, No. 125: Georgia WR Chris Conley

Conley was an unsung hero during his days with the Bulldogs but was about as consistent as they came on the football field. Then, of course, his stock blew up at the NFL combine with a 4.35 40-yard dash and a 45-inch vertical leap. Conley, as well as Duke's Jamison Crowder, is an example as to why the Ravens don't need to reach for a receiver in the first couple of rounds.

Round 5, No. 158: Florida State RB Karlos Williams

The Ravens need another running back after parting ways with Bernard Pierce and can get one here with the former FSU runner. Williams is a physical runner that plays angry and looks the part of an NFL back. However, he's still raw as he transitioned from safety to running back late in his college career.

Round 5, No. 171: Virginia OLB Max Valles

With Pernell McPhee gone, the Ravens could use a versatile pass-rushing presence on defense. Having already drafted one pass-rusher, the Ravens could stand to add another to give them options. Valles is 6-5, 251 pounds so he's not quite as big as McPhee. But then again, a versatile player in McPhee's mold might be tough to find in this year's group.

Round 5, No. 176: Tennessee State OG Robert Myers

The Ravens have been interested in Myers for quite some time and could pull the trigger on him a little earlier than where he's being projected to go. The Ravens need interior offensive line depth, especially with the uncertainty of what will happen with Kelechi Osemele when he hits free agency after this coming season.

Round 6, No. 203: TCU S Chris Hackett

Hackett would add competition to the position after playing in one of the better defensive schemes in all of college football. He's also durable, having never missed a college football game due to injury in his career.

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