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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - APRIL 25: A general view of a video board as the Oakland Raiders pick is announced during the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

There’s few things rabid football fans enjoy more than predicting the draft. So, every year we hold a contest. But we wouldn’t just ask the fans to submit their picks without putting ourselves out there as well. So, before we get to the fan results, let’s look at how the staff did with their picks.

S&BP Staff 7-round Raiders draft predictions

Pick Levi Damien Tyler Smith BD Williams Marcus Krause Tyler Green Evan Groat John Gilbert Thomas Wheaton
Pick Levi Damien Tyler Smith BD Williams Marcus Krause Tyler Green Evan Groat John Gilbert Thomas Wheaton
Round 1a Clelin Ferrell, ED, Clemson* Josh Allen, ED, Kentucky Hakeem Butler, WR, Iowa St Josh Allen, ED, Kentucky Quinnen Williams, DI, Alabama Quinnen Williams, DI, Alabama Quinnen Williams, DI, Alabama Devin White, LB, LSU
Round 1b Noah Fant, TE, Iowa Noah Fant, TE, Iowa Dalton Risner, G/T, Kansas St Greedy Williams, CB, LSU Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma Chris Lindstrom, G, Boston College Byron Murphy, CB, Washington Montez Sweat, ED, Miss St
Round 1c Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware Jerry Tillery, DI, Notre Dame Chris Lindstrom, G, Boston College Josh Jacobs, RB, Alabama Jaylon Ferguson, ED, LA Tech Dexter Lawrence, DI, Clemson Byron Murphy, CB, Washington
Round 2 Jaylon Ferguson, ED, LA Tech Marquise Brown, WR, Oklahoma Anthony Nelson, DE, Iowa Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State Darnell Savage, S, Maryland Rock Ya-Sin, CB, Temple Rashan Gary, ED, Michigan Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State
Round 4 David Montgomery, RB, Iowa St** David Long, CB, Michigan Germaine Pratt, LB, NC State Bryce Love, RB, Stanford John Cominsky, ED, Charlston Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State Drue Tranquill, LB, Notre Dame Josh Oliver, TE, San Jose St
Round 5 Connor McGovern, G, Penn St*** Jalen Jelks, ED, Oregon Alexander Mattison, RB, Boise St Drew Sample, TE, Washington Will Harris, S, Boston College Foster Moreau, TE, LSU Devin Singelary, RB, FAU Ben Powers, G, Oklahoma
Round 7a Marquise Blair, S, Utah+ Gary Johnson, LB, Texas Iman Marshall, DB, USC Porter Gustin, ED, USC Caleb Wilson, TE, UCLA Jaquan Johnson, S, Miami Trevon Wescoe, TE, WVU Maxx Crosby, ED, Eastern Mich
Round 7b Gary Johnson, LB, Texas# Ken Webster, CB, Ole Miss Hunter Renfrow, WR, Clemson Khalil Hodge, LB, Buffalo Hjalte Froholdt, G, Arkansas Drue Tranquill, LB, Notre Dame Porter Gustin, ED, USC Lil'Jordan Humphrey, WR, Texas

Mine had trades, though after a trade down I had Clelin Ferrell as the Raiders top pick. Evan got Foster Moreau within a pick late and Tyler Green got Josh Jacobs in the first round, but at 27. BD got Hunter Renfrow, but with the last pick. Thomas Wheaton got Maxx Crosby, albeit later in the draft than he went. So, five of the eight got one pick correct. Not bad.

Now we get to the fans. I got 167 submissions. Of those 111 got at least one correct pick. Of those 27 got at least one correct pick in the correct round.

The rules of the contest were that to win, you must correctly pick at least two of the Raiders’ selections. 16 people did that. Of those, 11 had at least one of those picks at the correct spot (I gave some forgiveness late due to the trades).

But only one person got three correct picks — centergroveraiders who correctly picked the Raiders three first round picks, with Johnathan Abram in the correct spot. So, that’s our winner with the bragging rights and T-shirt that come with it.

A close second is I Bleed Silver & Mack who nailed the Raiders top two picks of Ferrell Jacobs in the correct spots followed by Craig who got Jacobs in the correct spot and Hunter Renfrow later. He predicted Renfrow as a 7th rounder, but Renfrow was in the fifth with just one more pick afterward, so that’s pretty close.

There were quite a few great predictions. The most commonly predicted picks were Ferrell, Jacobs, and Renfrow.

Here is the entire leaderboard

S&BP community mock draft top predictions

S&BP screen name Round 1a Round 1b Round 1c Round 2 Round 4 Round 5 (4b, 4c) Round 7 (5) Round 7
S&BP screen name Round 1a Round 1b Round 1c Round 2 Round 4 Round 5 (4b, 4c) Round 7 (5) Round 7
centergroveraiders Josh Allen Clelin Ferrell Jonathan Abram Josh Jacobs Julian Love Conner McGovern Alize Mack Alex Bars
I Bleed Silver and Mack Clelin Ferrell Josh Jacobs Noah Fant Chauncey Gardner-Johnson Nate Davis Jordan Brown Ryan Connelly Greg Dortch
Craig Q Williams Josh Jacobs Rock Ya-Sin Jaylon Ferguson Dawson Knox Kendell Joseph Hunter Renfrow Martez Ivey
Sonsofdavis Quinnen Williams Clelin Ferrell Johnathan Abram Dalton Risner Anthony Nelson Khalil Hodge Donald Parham Darrell Henderson
Mark Davis' Hair Josh Allen Josh Jacobs Clelin Ferrell Nasir Adderley Kahale Warring Sione Takitaki Ty Summers Diontae Johnson
ejdacanay Ed Oliver Clelin Ferrell Josh Jacobs Dalton Risner Miles Sanders Darius Slayton Zach Gentry Bryce Love
RaiderArmaan Josh Allen Noah Fant Greedy Williams Josh Jacobs Joe Jackson Michael Jackson Hunter Renfrow
Zambezi Quinnen Williams Clelin Ferrell Noah Fant Jeffery Simmons Chauncey Gardner-Johnson Ben Banogu Hunter Renfrow Sutton Smith
Garysarasota Devin Bush Clelin Ferrell Hollywood Brown Rock Ya-Sin Josh Oliver Bryce Love Hunter Renfrow Darryl Johnson Jr
VIBE.RAIDER Quinnen Williams Clelin Ferrell Chris Lindstrom David Long Miles Sanders Caleb Wilson Hunter Renfrow Drue Tranquill
Big Dad Quinnen Williams Josh Jacobs Noah Fant Clelin Ferrell Justin Layne Germaine Pratt Vosean Joseph Jachai Polite
Bleed Silver and Black Blood Josh Allen Garrett Bradbury Johnathan Abram Rock Ya-Sin David Long Jr. Darnell Savage Terrill Hanks Foster Moreau
Gods8titans Montez Sweat Noah Fant Clelin Ferrell Josh Jacobs
Just Win, Maybe? Josh Allen Byron Murphy Josh Jacobs Irv Smith Jr. Chase Winovich David Long Tre Lamar Hunter Renfrow
FiteClub Josh Allen Noah Fant Rock Ya-Sin Josh Jacobs Stanley Morgan Jr. Maxx Crosby Immanuel Turner Preston Williams
OmerH Quinnen Williams Clelin Ferrell Byron Murphy Josh Jacobs Armani Hooker Ben Burr-Kirven Khalil Hodge Carl Granderson

Others who nailed a player the Raiders predicted, but who didn’t make our leader board include The Snake 76 and King Coram who got Isaiah Johnson in round 4 and Devi Lamien (cute) who got Trayvon Mullen in round two.

Thanks again to all the submissions.