Mock draft tracker: The buzz continues

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JACKSONVILLE – The buzz kept buzzing this week.

Look for that to continue when it comes to the Jaguars and the 2019 NFL Draft – at least until free agency rolls around – because the Jaguars' pre-draft buzz is all about quarterback.

The buzz around the Jaguars and the position continued in a big way in this week's sixth jaguars.com mock draft tracker, with part of the buzz involving the week's biggest draft news: Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray's announcement that he will focus on football rather than baseball.

That has many draft observers projecting Murray in the Top 10 or higher, and former Jaguars running back and current NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew in his first 2019 mock draft projected Murray to the Jaguars at No. 7 overall.

"The Jags have an opportunity to get the next Patrick Mahomes," Jones-Drew wrote. "Murray is an explosive playmaker who will fit in well with a good defense."

Other analysts continued to focus on Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins as a possibility for the Jaguars, including two – R.J. White of CBS Sports and Luke Easterling of USA Today Draftwire – projecting the Jaguars trading with the Oakland Raiders and selecting Haskins No. 4 overall.

White projected that trade to involve Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette.

"If Tom Coughlin decides to move on from Leonard Fournette, what better use of the talented but oft-troubling running back than in a trade up for a franchise quarterback?" White wrote.

Will Brinson of CBS Sports projected Haskins to the Jaguars at No. 7 overall and Dan Kadar of SB Nation projected the Jaguars trading with the New York Jets at No. 3 overall to select Haskins.

"This would be a bold move by Jacksonville, but maybe not a bad one," Kadar wrote.

Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports became the first prominent analyst in the draft tracker to project Florida State edge rusher Brian Burns to the Jaguars at No. 7.

"At 235-240 pounds, the concern is whether Burns is strong enough to play the position at the next level, but Burns isn't just a speed rusher; he's also strong, and has the frame to get stronger," Wilson wrote.

Two prominent analysts – Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports and Todd McShay of ESPN – projected Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons to the Jaguars at No. 7, but those drafts were published last week. That was before Simmons reportedly on Tuesday sustained a knee injury while training for the draft, an injury that reportedly could be serious enough to cause him to slip from the Top 10.

Here's the sixth jaguars.com 2019 mock draft/pro day tracker:

Mocker, Affiliation (Date): Player, position, school

R.J. White, CBS Sports (2/12): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 4, trade with Oakland)

Maurice Jones-Drew, NFL.com (2/12): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Luke Easterling, USA Today Draftwire (2/12): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 4, trade with Oakland)

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (2/11): Brian Burns, Edge, Florida State

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (2/11): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 3, trade with New York Jets)

Will Brinson, CBS Sports (2/8): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports (2/8): Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

Todd McShay, ESPN (2/7): Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

Mike Renner, Pro Football Focus (2/5): D.K. Metcalf, WR, Mississippi

Thor Nystron, Rotoworld (2/5): T.J. Hockenson, TE, Iowa

Chad Reuter, NFL.com (2/5): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Luke Easterling, USA Today Draftwire (2/5): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 4, trade with Oakland)

Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA Today (2/5): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Matt Miller, Bleacher Report (2/4): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (2/4): Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports (2/4): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports (2/4): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

Rob Rang, NFLDraftscout.com (2/3): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Jason McIntyre, The Big Lead (2/1): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

R.J. White, CBS Sports (1/30): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Kalyn Kahler, MMQB (1/29): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

Lance Zierlein, NFL Media Draft Analyst (1/29): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Luke Easterling, USA Today Draftwire (1/29): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (1/28): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (1/28): Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama

Bucky Brooks, NFL.com (1/25): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports (1/24): Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

Will Brinson, CBS Sports (1/23): Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

John Clayton, for the Washington Post (1/22): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (1/21): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 5, trade with Tampa Bay)

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (1/21): Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL Media Analyst (1/18): Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports (1/18): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Mel Kiper Jr., ESPN (1/17): Cody Ford, OT, Oklahoma

R.J. White, CBS Sports (1/17): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No.3, trade with New York Jets)

Luke Easterling, USA Today Draftwire (1/17): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 5, trade with Tampa Bay)

Vinnie Iyer, Sporting News (1/16): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Matt Miller, Bleacher Report (1/15): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Steve Palazzalo, Pro Football Focus (1/15): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (1/14): Kyler Murray, QB, Oklahoma

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (1/14): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 2, trade with San Francisco)

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports (1/14): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 5, trade with Tampa Bay)

Luke Easterling, USA Today Draftwire (1/10): Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama

Dane Brugler, The Athletic (1/9): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (1/7): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 5, trade with Tampa Bay)

Vinnie Iyer, Sporting News (1/7): Will Grier, QB, West Virginia

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (1/7): Greg Little, OT, Mississippi

Tim Bielik, Cleveland.com (1/3): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Eric Edholm, Pro Football Weekly (1/3): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Jason McIntyre, The Big Lead (1/2): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

R.J. White, CBS Sports (1/2): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 4, trade with Oakland)

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports (1/2): Byron Murphy, CB, Washington

Matt Miller, Bleacher Report (12/31): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

Rob Rang, NFLDraftscout.com (12/31): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

Dan Kadar, SB Nation (12/31): Greg Little, OT, Mississippi

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