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University of Colorado RB Laviska Shenault Jr. (2) is rushing for the touchdown in the first half of the game against Air Force Academy at Folsom Field on Saturday. September 14, 2019. Air Force won 30-23 in OT.

It’s still three months away until the NFL draft, but national experts have been trying to figure out where the country’s top prospects will land. Here’s a look at where they think CU Buffs star receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. will go:

CBS Sports | Chris Trapasso | No. 19 to Raiders
“The Raiders want more offensive weapons. Shenault is a horse in the open field.”

ESPN | Todd McShay | No. 16 to Raiders
“Coach Jon Gruden will love Shenault’s versatility and after-the-catch skill set. After the Antonio Brown trade didn’t work out, only two teams’ receivers have tallied fewer receiving yards this season than the Raiders’.”

NFL.com | Daniel Jeremiah | No. 30 to Packers
“The Packers don’t pick WRs in the first round, but Shenault is more than just a receiver. He can line up in the backfield and move around the formation to create mismatches in Green Bay’s favor.”

USA Today | Luke Easterling | No. 22 to Bills
“The Eagles passing on a receiver here is a big win for the Bills, who are also in desperate need of a true No. 1 target for Josh Allen. … He’s the complete player this offense needs to take their game to the next level in 2020 and beyond.”

Sports Illustrated | Kevin Hanson | No. 30 to Packers
“Outside of Davante Adams, Green Bay has struggled to find consistent production from its wide receiver corps. Built more like a running back (6′ 2″, 225 pounds) than a wide receiver, Shenault’s physical style and acceleration make him dangerous after the catch.”

The Athletic | Dane Brugler | No. 38 (round two) to Panthers
There was nothing written up for players outside of the first round.

SBNation | Dan Kadar | No. 21 to Eagles
“Philadelphia’s offense is light on playmakers, and Shenault showed with average quarterback play at Colorado that he can be a star.”

Bleacher Report | Matt Miller | No. 21 to Eagles
“Whether he’s compared to Percy Harvin or a college version of Sammy Watkins, Shenault is a proven playmaker who will finally give Carson Wentz a young receiver to grow alongside, as well as a player for opposing defenses to fear at wide receiver.”

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