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Buccaneers Mock Draft Roundup 8.0

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 experts are predicting that the Buccaneers will select Florida State QB Jameis Winston with the first pick. In ESPN Insider Todd McShay's latest mock draft, he keeps FSU QB Jameis Winston at #1 to the Bucs, but moves Oregon QB Marcus Mariota up to the second spot.

Here's what the experts have to say.

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1st: Jameis Winston, QB (FSU) 45%2nd:Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)*39%3rd:Draft Someone Else13%* 4th: Trade the Pick**3%

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ESPN.com Insider, Todd McShay
"He is one of the best QB prospects to enter the league in the last 10 years in terms of the skills that translate to NFL success, including reading defenses, anticipating throws and delivering the ball accurately."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Amari Cooper, WR (ALA)

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SBNation.com, Dan Kadar
"At some point you have to wonder if general manager Jason Licht is just going to open up and say that's the pick. Stop the suspense!"
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Charles Davis
"The Bucs appear to believe that the "Jameis Winston Experience" will lead them back to the playoffs in the near future."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Charley Casserly
"Winston is a gifted talent. The question is, can you rely upon him?"#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL.com, Lance Zierlein
"Pairing him with Mike Evans could prove to be too enticing for Bucs to pass on."#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFLDraftScout.com, Dane Brugler
"Nothing has changed at the top. The Buccaneers have a need at quarterback and Winston is believed to be their target with the No. 1 overall pick."
#2 Titans: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)
#3 Jaguars: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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CBSSports.com, Rob Rang
"It is an excellent match as Winston possesses the awareness, accuracy and arm strength to take full advantage of Tampa Bay's massive pass-catchers."
#2 Titans: Marcus Mariota, QB (ORE)
#3 Jaguars: Leonard Williams, DT (USC)

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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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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: Dante Fowler, OLB (UF)

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NFL Draft Links**

> PHOTOS: Marcus Mariota's Pro Day

WATCH: Winston Visits One Buc Place
VIDEO: Best of Mariota's Pro Day
Pro Day Roundup, March 13
The Great Debate: What to do at #1?

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