Scout Fantasy Sports Wins NFL Mock Draft Contest

For the third time in the last nine years, Scout Fantasy has won The Huddle Report's mock draft contest. Draft experts across the industry participate to determine the year...

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Mock drafts can be found everywhere in April. Every newspaper, blog, website, sports analyst and armchair quarterback takes on the so-called genius minds of NFL general managers. What The Huddle Report (THR) sets out to do is keep track of all those mocks and apply a scoring system to them to track who produces the most accurate mock drafts.

In 2016, the answer is Scout Fantasy. Draft Expert Forrest N. Long finished tied for first to take home the 2016 title! This is the third time in the last nine years that an expert from Scout Fantasy Sports (formerly won the contest. That’s tied for the most of any publication/site/analyst.

Long correctly picked 25 of the 31 players in the first round which earned him 25 points. He also correctly mocked 12 players to their correct team. This wasn’t some flash in the pan either. Long now ranks second with his five-year average score (43.20). Let’s take a closer look at his final mock. Congrats Forrest!!

Italics = First round & Bold = Correct team

Forrest N. Long — Scout Fantasy

1RamsJared Goff, QB, CAL
2EaglesCarson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State
3ChargersRonnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
4CowboysEzekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
5JaguarsJalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State
6RavensLaremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
749ersDeForest Buckener, DE, Oregon
8BrownsJoey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
9BuccaneersVernon Hargraves, DB, Florida
10GiantsMyles Jack, LB, UCLA
11BearsLeonard Floyd, LB, Georgia
12SaintsSheldin Rankins, DT, Louisville
13DolphinsShaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
14RaidersEli Apple, CB, Ohio State
15TitansJack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
16LionsTaylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
17FalconsDarron Lee, LB, Ohio State
18ColtsRyan Kelly, C, Alabama
19BillsJarran Reed, DT, Alabama
20JetsPaxton Lynch, QB, Memphis
21RedskinsA’Shawn Robinson, DL, Alabama
22TexansCorey Coleman, Baylor
23VikingsLaquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss
24BengalsJosh Doctson, WR, TCU
25SteelersWilliam Jackson III, CB, Houston
26SeahawksRobert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss
27PackersReggie Ragland, ILB, Alabama
28ChiefsWill Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
29CardinalsChris Jones, DT, Mississippi State
30PanthersKevin Dodd, DE, Clemson
31BroncosKarl Joseph, S, West Viginia

For the full scoreboard at The Huddle Report, click here.

Prior to us joining the Scout network, faithful readers remember us as FFToolbox. Forrest’s 2016 title joins the ranks with two of our experts who have won this competition in the past. That’s THREE Mock Draft Champs since 2008!

2016 Champion – Forrest N. Long – Scout Fantasy
2012 Champion – Ben Standig – FFToolbox
2008 Champion – Ricky Dimon – FFToolbox

Way to go Forrest!