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NFL Mock Draft 2015: Dallas Cowboys Select Melvin Gordon

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With the 27th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys (represented by arcuate) select...

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Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin

From Walter Football:

Strengths:

  • Explosive
  • Great first-step quickness
  • Rare speed
  • Threat to score on any carry
  • Improving receiver
  • Great cutting ability
  • Vision
  • Balance
  • More powerful than one would think
  • Really improved his ability to pick up yards after contact
  • Quality size
  • Capable of controlling a game from start to finish
  • Willing blocker
  • Scheme versatility
  • Experienced
  • Intelligent
  • Physical blocker
  • Durable
  • Ready to compete quickly
  • Productive

  • Weaknesses:

  • Pass blocking needs improvement
  • Pass-blocking diagnosis and technique
  • Ball security needs to improve
  • Needs to continue to get better as a receiver
  • ***

    Thanks to all the CSC members who participated in this year's community mock draft. Without your help, none of this would be possible.

    Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

    Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2015 CSC Community Mock Draft Hub.

    Pick Team Selection Team Representative Approval Rating
    1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston - Florida State
    Hans Petersen 82%
    2 Tennessee Titans DE Leonard Williams - USC Tee Word 85%
    3 Jacksonville Jaguars DE Dante Fowler - Florida Khannar 80%
    4 Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper - Alabama arcuate 73%
    5 Washington Redskins DE Randy Gregory - Nebraska Lostastic 29%
    6 NY Jets OLB Vic Beasley - Clemson BlackandGold4ever 52%
    7 Chicago Bears LB Shane Ray - Missouri saintmanumit 28%
    8 Atlanta Falcons DE Bud Dupree - Kentucky Dave Choate 46%
    9 NY Giants NT Danny Shelton - Washington GoFastTurnLeftMaybeRight 60%
    10 St. Louis Rams OT Andrus Peat - Stanford Kevin Sean Held 46%
    11 Minnesota Vikings WR Kevin White - West Virginia gulf shores 60%
    12 Cleveland Browns QB Marcus Mariota - Oregon ryan_la_sports07 68%
    13 New Orleans Saints CB Trae Waynes - Michigan State Dave Cariello 57%
    14 Miami Dolphins RB Todd Gurley - Georgia Ralph Malbrough 30%
    15 San Francisco 49ers DE Arik Armstead - Oregon The Irish Assassin 31%
    16 Houston Texans WR DeVante Parker - Louisville
    quickdrawdoc 77%
    17 San Diego Chargers OT La'el Collins - LSU LeedsSaint 66%
    18 Kansas City Chiefs WR Dorial Green-Beckham - Missouri jmcmillan_93 46%
    19 Cleveland Browns TE Maxx Williams - Minnesota ryan_la_sports07 46%
    20 Philadelphia Eagles S Landon Collins - Alabama Matt Mosley 53%
    21 Cincinnati Bengals OT Ereck Flowers - Miami coldpizza 60%
    22 Pittsburgh Steelers CB Marcus Peters - Washington whodatgermany 73%
    23 Detroit Lions DT Malcolm Brown - Texas Khannar 81%
    24 Arizona Cardinals CB Jalen Collins - LSU saintmanumit 51%
    25 Carolina Panthers OT Brandon Scherff - Iowa Jake White
    26 Baltimore Ravens WR Jaelen Strong - Arizona St. quickdrawdoc
    27 Dallas Cowboys RB Melvin Gordon - Wisconsin arcuate
    28 Denver Broncos
    Ryne Hancock
    29 Indianapolis Colts
    Alex Lyles
    30 Green Bay Packers
    Matt Mosley
    31 New Orleans Saints
    Dave Cariello
    32 New England Patriots
    Whit Prottsman