May 2, 2019

Predict the Pick: Enter your first-round mock!

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TORONTO — A week out from the 2019 CFL Draft and the picture is cloudy as ever.

The Argos are on the clock on May 2 at 8 p.m. ET, but there’s no clear consensus with the first overall pick.

As fans pick their first round mock in the New Era ‘Predict the Pick’ contest, let’s break down some of the expert picks.

Community Mock (Syndicated Expert Results):

1. Toronto – OL Zach Wilkinson

2. Hamilton – DL Mathieu Betts

3.  Edmonton – DL Robert Smith

4. Winnipeg – OL Drew Desjarlais

5. Winnipeg – REC Hergy Mayala

6. Saskatchewan – REC Justin McInnis

7. Ottawa – OL Shane Richards

8. Calgary – REC Kaion Julien-Grant

Marshall Ferguson (TSN 1150 Hamilton & CFL.ca Draft Guru)

1. Toronto – OL Drew Desjarlais

2. Hamilton – OL Zach Wilkinson

3.  Edmonton – DL Robert Smith

4. Winnipeg – DL Mathieu Betts

5. Winnipeg – REC Hergy Mayala

6. Saskatchewan – REC Justin McInnis

7. Ottawa – REC Kaion Julien-Grant

8. Calgary – OL Jesse Gibbon

Chris O’Leary (Senior Writer, CFL.ca)

1. Toronto – OL Shane Richards

2. Hamilton – DL Mathieu Betts

3.  Edmonton – OL Zach Wilkinson

4. Winnipeg – REC Justin McInnis

5. Winnipeg – OL Drew Desjarlais

6. Saskatchewan – REC Chris Osei-Kusi

7. Ottawa – REC Malcom Lee

8. Calgary – REC Brayden Lenius

Donnovan Bennett (Host of The Waggle)

1. Toronto – OL Zach Wilkinson

2. Hamilton – OL Shane Richards

3.  Edmonton – OL Drew Desjarlais

4. Winnipeg – DL Robert Smith

5. Winnipeg – DL Mathieu Betts

6. Saskatchewan – REC Kurleigh Gittens Jr.

7. Ottawa – REC Justin McInnis

8. Calgary – REC Kaion Julien-Grant

Morley Scott (The Voice of the Edmonton Eskimos on 630 CHED)

1. Toronto – OL Shane Richards

2. Hamilton – OL Zach Wilkinson

3.  Edmonton – DL Mathieu Betts

4. Winnipeg – REC Justin McInnis

5. Winnipeg – OL Drew Desjarlais

6. Saskatchewan – REC Hergy Mayala

7. Ottawa – DL Jonathan Kongbo

8. Calgary – REC Kaion Julien-Grant

Jamie Nye (Host of 980 CJME’s The Green Zone and CFL.ca Writer)

1. Toronto – OL Zach Wilkinson

2. Hamilton – OL Jesse Gibbon

3.  Edmonton – DL Mathieu Betts

4. Winnipeg – DL Drew Desjarlais

5. Winnipeg – REC Brayden Lenius

6. Saskatchewan – REC Justin McInnis

7. Ottawa – OL Shane Richards

8. Calgary – DL Nathan Anderson

Darrin Bauming (Anchor & Reporter, TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg)

1. Toronto – OL Drew Desjarlais

2. Hamilton – REC Justin McInnis

3.  Edmonton – REC Hergy Mayala

4. Winnipeg – DL Mathieu Betts

5. Winnipeg – OL Zach Wilkinson

6. Saskatchewan – RB Maleek Irons

7. Ottawa – OL Shane Richards

8. Calgary – OL Zack Williams

Mark Stephen (Broadcast Voice of the Calgary Stampeders)

1. Toronto – OL Shane Richards

2. Hamilton – DL Mathieu Betts

3.  Edmonton – DL Connor Griffiths

4. Winnipeg – REC Hergy Mayala

5. Winnipeg – OL Zach Wilkinson

6. Saskatchewan – REC Justin McInnis

7. Ottawa – DB Malcom Lee

8. Calgary – OL Drew Desjarlais

Dave Campbell (Sports Anchor & Eskimos Colour Analyst for 630 CHED)

1. Toronto – OL Zach Wilkinson

2. Hamilton – DL Mathieu Betts

3.  Edmonton – DL Robert Smith

4. Winnipeg – OL Kyle Saxelid

5. Winnipeg – REC Justin McInnis

6. Saskatchewan – REC Hergy Mayala

7. Ottawa – REC Chris Osei-Kusi

8. Calgary – OL Shane Richards

Pat Steinberg (CFL.ca’s Monday Morning Quarterback)

1. Toronto – OL Drew Desjarlais

2. Hamilton – OL Alex Fontana

3.  Edmonton – OL Zach Wilkinson

4. Winnipeg – REC Justin McInnis

5. Winnipeg – DL Mathieu Betts

6. Saskatchewan – OL Samuel Thomassin

7. Ottawa – OL Shane Richards

8. Calgary – DL Jonathan Kongbo

Jeff Krever (Managing Editor, CFL Digital & Statistics)

1. Toronto – OL Kyle Saxelid

2. Hamilton – DL Mathieu Betts

3.  Edmonton – DL Robert Smith

4. Winnipeg – OL Zach Wilkinson

5. Winnipeg – OL Drew Desjarlais

6. Saskatchewan – REC Justin McInnis

7. Ottawa – REC Kurleigh Gittens Jr.

8. Calgary – OL Zack Williams