JBB Readers Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders first round pick results

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Mar 3, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Panthers former defensive end Aaron Donald waves to the crowd during a time-out against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the first half at the Petersen Events Center. The North Carolina State Wolfpack won 74-67. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports


Aaron Donald (DT/DE, Pitt) (5%, 68 votes)

Buzz has surrounded around Aaron Donald as a potential sleeper top pick in the 2014 NFL Draft ever since teams and draft addicts alike started to notice the underrated Pitt pass rushers enticing skillset. Being able to succeed in a variety of roles on the defensive line, Donald was a diamond in the rough for Pitt this season as his team’s overall struggles cooled some of the hype surrounding him as a prospect. However after a strong Senior Bowl and combine boosted his reputation and put him in the forefront more and more teams seem to be interested in Donald as a potential franchise talent in the first round. Raider Nation showed him love with 68 votes, many suggesting a slight trade down to do so in the comments.