It's only mock and roll, but you like it

February, 17, 2009
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Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

A pre-combine rundown of what mock drafters have the teams of the AFC South doing.

Jacksonville Jaguars, No. 8

Pete Prisco, CBSSports.com: Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia.
Wes Bunting, National Football Post: Jason Smith, OT, Baylor
Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com: Michael Oher, OT, Ole Miss
Chad Reuter, NFLDraftScout.com: Monroe

My thoughts: The early consensus is there will be a left tackle worth the pick for the Jaguars to insert in place of the disappointing Khalif Barnes, a free agent who won't be brought back. But if they don't love who's left, they could look to defensive tackle or corner.

Houston Texans, No. 15

Prisco: Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois
Bunting: Michael Johnson, DE, Georgia Tech
Rang: Brian Cushing, OLB, USC
Reuter: Cushing

My thoughts: Cushing could be a bigger and more durable outside linebacker, but Davis and Johnson would do more to fill needs. A pass rusher to work opposite Mario Williams is one of them, and Johnson could be the guy. And corner will become an even bigger need if the Texans are unable to re-sign Dunta Robinson.

Indianapolis Colts, No. 27

Prisco: Peira Jerry, DT, Ole Miss
Bunting: Percy Harvin, WR, Florida
Rang: Harvin
Reuter: Jerry

My thoughts: If Jerry is as good as people are saying, I don't know that he'll be on the board here. Is Harvin the crisp route runner and quick learner the Colts require? While defensive tackle and wide receiver are the clear needs, in a best-player-available scenario they could go virtually anywhere position-wise.

Tennessee Titans, No. 30

Prisco: James Laurinaitis, LB, Ohio State
Bunting: Jerry
Rang: Johnson
Reuter: Alphonso Smith, CB, Wake Forest

My thoughts: Unless they see Laurinaitis as an outside guy, the Titans won't spend even a low first-round pick on a middle linebacker as it's a situational role for them. Smith may make sense as an heir to Nick Harper in 2010. Jerry probably won't last this long and if they lose Albert Haynesworth it doesn't mean they have to have a tackle -- they drafted Jason Jones last year.

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ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter

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