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I love mock drafts. It doesn’t matter that most of them end up being wrong (it’s impossible to accurately pick who’s going No. 18 because you don’t know what’s going to happen before then), they’re still a fun of fun for us football fanatics.

Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller has really ratcheted up the fun with his newest mock draft, because he’s dropped a bomb at No. 2.

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He thinks the San Francisco 49ers are going to select LSU workhorse Leonard Fournette.

A running back going that high is fairly rare. Yes, Ezekiel Elliott went No. 4 in the 2016 draft,  but teams are often scared off the ghosts of Trent Richardson (No. 3 overall, 2012), Curtis Enis (No. 5, 1998) and Ki-Jana Carter (No. 1, 1995). So far this century,  only Ronnie Brown (2005) Reggie Bush (2006) have gone that high.

But by all accounts, Fournette is special. And special talent gets drafted high.

One of the top prospects in the Draft is soaring up the rankings according to the latest mock draft Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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