New Orleans Saints full 7-round mock for the 2021 NFL Draft

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Round 3 pick 98 (compensatory) — QB Kyle Trask

The top of the draft is going to be dominated by star quarterbacks. Trey Lance and Mac Jones are going to be the names that are available for teams that aren’t in the top five.

Jones is likely to fall pretty far in the first round. However, the Saints have Jameis Winston, and they do not need a quarterback right now. If they want to compete, they need to draft Samuel or a defensive lineman.

That said, Kyle Trask could be a great mid-round option.

Trask was in Heisman conversation until a few poor, turnover-heavy games caused the Gators to fall in the rankings. Trask ended the season with 4,283 yards and a 42-to-8 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

He should be available and could be a great long-term addition.

Round 3 pick 105 (special compensatory) — DT Osa Odighizuwa

Osa Odighizuwa may not fall this low in the draft.

A defensive tackle that was selected to the first-team All-Pac 12, Odighizuwa would be a perfect fit in New Orleans. Given that Sheldon Rankins is in New York and the team traded Malcom Brown, the Saints have a big-time need on the defensive line.

Odighizuwa offers size at 6-foot-2 280 pounds.

"“Osa Odighizuwa is a good athlete with good agility and balance. He plays with good natural leverage and is tough against the run. He plays with good effort and hustle to locate the football. In the passing game, he offers value on the edge or reduced down inside. He penetrates gaps and uses his good natural leverage as a bull rusher,” The Draft Network’s Drae Harris wrote."

Odighizuwa ended last season with 4 sacks, 6 tackles for loss and 30 tackles. The fit and need is there, and this is the pick the Saints should look to start building depth on the line, if not sooner.