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Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 5.0

Here at Buccaneers.com we've compiled the mock drafts from some of the biggest names in the national media to show you who they think will proudly don red and pewter on April 30th when the Buccaneers announce their number one overall pick. The Buccaneers.com Fan Poll remains a close race, with Jameis Winston edging out Marcus Mariota by 7%. The experts believe Winston is the favorite to go #1 overall, but Mariota is still going off the board as high as #2.

Here's what the experts have to say.

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Buccaneers Fan Poll
Cast your vote and check out our next Mock Draft Roundup for updated results! VOTE HERE
1st: Jameis Winston, QB (FSU) 45%2nd:Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)*38%3rd:Draft Someone Else14%* 4th: Trade the Pick**3%

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ESPN.com Insider, Mel Kiper
"He's big, durable, strong-armed and has both a high football IQ and an ability to read, anticipate and process at a very high level what defenses are trying to do."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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ESPN.com Insider, Todd McShay
"Winston really impressed teams during his combine interview sessions with how he talked about his past, and he wowed them with his football IQ."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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WalterFootball
"Winston only helped himself in Indianapolis. In addition to throwing some terrific passes in the field drills, he also impressed in the interviews, prompting one personnel man to compare his football IQ to Peyton Manning's."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)

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NFL.com, Lance Zierlein
"Winston has warts to be sure, but pairing him with Mike Evans could ultimately prove to be too enticing for the Buccaneers to pass on."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Bucky Brooks
"Winston impressed observers with his high football IQ and spectacular arm talent at the NFL Scouting Combine. He is an ideal fit for Dirk Koetter's vertical passing game."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Charles Davis
"I have opined that Marcus Mariota would fit nicely here as well, but all signs point to Winston being the choice and it makes sense."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Daniel Jeremiah
"I still believe Marcus Mariota is in play for this pick, but I'm going to stick with Winston."#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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SBNation.com, Dan Kadar
"Following a three-day visit to Tampa that the Buccaneers openly publicized, Winston remains the pick at No. 1."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFLDraftScout.com, Dane Brugler
"Asking around at the NFL Scouting Combine, I could not find anyone (NFL scout, analyst, etc.) who doesn't think Winston will be the No. 1 pick."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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CBSSports.com, Rob Rang
"It is not difficult to imagine Tampa's offense making a huge improvement in 2015 with the strong-armed and accurate Winston firing passes to huge targets Mike Evans, Vincent Jackson and Austin Seferian-Jenkins."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)

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NFL Draft Links

> The Great Debate: What to do at #1?

5 Pro Days the Bucs Shouldn't Miss
Top Workout Performers at Combine
5 Takeaways from Mariota's Presser
> 5 Takeaways from Winston's Presser

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