After a classic national championship game on Monday night that Alabama won 26-23 over Georgia, the college football season is in the books, which means the 2018 NFL draft class is now focused on preparing for their offseason workouts.
On the other side of things, 24 NFL teams have wrapped up their season and are diving into the process of scouting this year's talent pool.
A lot will change between now and April, but here's an early look at how the first round could play out. The first 24...
It is early in the draft season, as final draft slots for non-playoff teams will not be determined until the Week 17 games are completed.
Draft positions for the teams that make it to the Super Bowl won't be determined until after that title game.
However, much of the work that the scouts do for the draft has already been completed. Bowl performances will be added into the equation, and combine results and individual work will also get worked in. However, that's the job of the general managers...
While Tom Brady, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell are busy pursuing the Lombardi Trophy, teams with favorable picks in the upcoming draft hope the next crop of NFL stars are on the horizon.
That figures to be the case with playmakers such as Penn State's Saquon Barkley, USC's Sam Darnold and UCLA's Josh Rosen headlining the 2018 draft.
With that in mind, here is a look at a mock draft, as well as a few ideal landing spots for some of the best available players.
2018 NFL Mock Draft