NFL Mock Draft 2015: Pre-Combine Projections

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6. New York Jets

Jan 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the game at AT&T Stadium. The Buckeyes defeated the Ducks 42-20. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

QB. Oregon. Marcus Mariota. 6. player. 30. The Jets need a lot of help on the offensive side of the ball. They do need more quality at wide receiver and running back, but it all starts with the quarterback. Some feel that Marcus Mariota could be the first overall pick, but if he makes to pick number six, new general manager Mike Maccagnan can’t afford to pass him up. It’s hard to trust Geno Smith after disappointing again in 2014, and Mariota could be the franchise quarterback they have been in desperate search for.

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