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2014 BBV Community Mock Draft: With 11th pick, Tennessee Titans select ...

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The Tennessee Titans grab cornerback Justin Gilbert in the Big Blue View Community Mock Draft.

Justin Gilbert
Justin Gilbert
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The 11th pick -- yes, the one before I make the selection for the New York Giants -- has arrived in our 2014 Big Blue View Community Mock Draft. 'Larry Soprano' is playing the role of general manager for the Tennessee Titans here, and he has chosen Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert.

'Larry Soprano' explains:

With Alterraun Verner's departure to the Bucs in free agency, the cornerback position became the Titan's most glaring need. The Titans land one of the top cornerbacks as well as return specialists in this year's draft with the selection of Gilbert at No. 11. His versatility and experience playing both man and zone coverages at Oklahoma State will help new defensive coordinator Ray Horton implement his multi-faceted defensive scheme. The 6-foot, 200-pound cornerback has elite speed that he showcased at the combine running a 4.37 40. Additionally, Gilbert will provide competition in the return game with recently acquired Dexter McCluster to help bolster their special teams. His combination of elite athleticism and speed offers the potential to be a top CB and return man in the NFL and is a great fit for the Titans at No. 11.

Valentine's View

I love this pick. If the New York Giants had not gone out and signed a gazillion cornerbacks on the free-agent market this is the guy I would have been beating the drum for them to take at No. 12. As it is, I have to thank 'Larry' for not taking another player off the board who would have made sense for the Giants in the first round.

Now, who will I pick at 12? Do I dare pick Taylor Lewan and watch the outrage that would be sure to follow? A linebacker like Anthony Barr or C.J. Mosley? Carl Banks would roll over in his grave ... if he was dead, of course. Zack Martin? Kony Ealy? Soooooo many choices. What to do? Oh, what to do?

Round 1

1.

'56 4life'

Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina [Full Story]

2.

'BigBlueWreckingYou' Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson [Full Story]

3.

'NYG 28' Blake Bortles, QB, UCF [Full Story]

4.

'NewYork!' Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M [Full Story]

5.

'Giants_Fan4Life' Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo [Full Story]

6.

'parksy52' Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn [Full Story]

7.

'nyg25' Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M [Full Story]

8.

'ad3lm0' Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville [Full Story]

9.

Bigbluethruandthru Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina [Full Story]

10.

'Wangstu13' Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh

11.

'Larry Soprano' Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State

12.

Ed V.

13.

'BigBlueWreckingYou'

14.

'jagyossarian'

15.

'ross_stephen'

16.

'pataroons'

17.

'derekturner356'

18.

'Jonathan'

19.

'gobs10'

20.

'jensvoigt'

21.

'ct17'

22.

'RevengeOfTheBlackshirts'

23.

'dviswr20'

24.

'Freedmad25'

25.

'Giantsstep'

26.

'GiantBuckeye'

27.

'The Curse'

28.

'TurnandCoughlin'

29.

'drizzzy'

30.

'zobster'

31.

'Tundra89'

32.

'TNYFBG'