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The SB Nation Mock Draft, a three-round monstrosity, is nearing its conclusion.

I had the opportunity to select this morning, and chose James Marten, OT, Boston College with my third and final choice. He's a 6-foot-8, 315-pounder with versatility to play several spots.

If you haven't been keeping tabs my choices went like this:

  1. Paul Posluszny, OLB, Penn State
  2. Eric Wright, CB, UNLV
  3. James Marten, OT, Boston College
Here is Marten's bio from Yahoo! Sports.
A hard-nosed, throw-back style blocker that will do whatever it takes to battle the guy lined up in front of him. He has the potential to start anywhere along the offensive line. Some evaluators believe he could be an above-average center if given the time to learn and develop at the position. He was able to handle quicker edge rushers for most of the season, and did so again during the Senior Bowl practices. He flashes a nasty streak, but he will get too tall off the snap and fails to re-adjust if beaten to the outside off the ball. He has long arms, but will drop his hands when blocking on the move. He is a well-prepared lineman that has the chance to play early in his career, which will get him drafted early.

Draft Notes

KEEP ON EYE ON HIM: Wright, the UNLV corner, is turning into one of the most intriguing stories of this draft. From Peter King of Si.com:

Eric Wright is the most seductive player in this draft. Wright is a corner from UNLV. He transferred from USC after being accused of rape (the charges were later dropped) and having 136 tabs of Ecstasy found in his on-campus dorm room. He played but 22 college games, starting 10. But then he went to the Combine, ran a 4.36 40-yard dash, and scouts started studying his six UNLV starts from 2006 like crazy. Interesting case.

USC doesn't hate the kid; in fact, one USC official told an NFL scout recently that Wright would have easily been the Trojans' best prospect in this draft had he not gotten into his trouble off the field. But he did, and now teams have to decide if he's worth the clean slate, particularly in light of the league's acute attention to player character. I'll say this: I wouldn't be surprised if he was drafted 15th or 50th.

"He's the best cover corner in the draft, though he takes a few too many chances," this scout told me. One problem: Scouts can't figure out why the Vegas coaches subbed for him on quite a few series last year. It wasn't an injury, I'm told.

Here a Q&A with Wright.

JUST GUESSING: It seems lots of teams are talking about moving down. New England has first-round picks at 24 and 28. Don't be surprised if they use one of those picks to oblige somebody looking to move down, and actually move UP and grab a top 15-type player.