Ravens All-Big 12 7-Round Mock Draft features big names at OL, WR

The Ravens would fill some big needs in this mock draft.

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The Baltimore Ravens have typically adhered to the strategy of taking the best player available whenever they need to make an NFL Draft selection. Adhering to that philosophy could be quite prudent in the 2024 Draft, as the Ravens could use their premium picks on any number of positions.

With Baltimore needing more youth on the offensive line, playmakers around Lamar Jackson, and defensive secondary standouts who could help mitigate some possible veteran losses, Eric DeCosta might need to take a look at the Big 12 conference to find his next set of reinforcements.

Impactful playmakers like Mark Andrews (Oklahoma), defensive tackle Justin Madubuike (Texas A&M, at the time), and Justice Hill (Oklahoma State) have all come from this conference, and the Ravens should take advantage of the fact the Big 12 is oozing with quality Day 2 and early Day 3 players this year.

If the Ravens wanted to select only Big 12 players in this draft class, they could easily land a handful of future long-term building blocks while getting some invaluable depth at positionsof need. The skill positions and trenches on offense would be getting a major shot in the arm here/

Baltimore Ravens All-Big 12 7-round NFL Mock Draft

Round 1, Pick 30: Tyler Guyton, OT, Oklahoma

The Ronnie Stanley debate will likely march on for the remainder of the early stages of free agency. On top of that, Morgan Moses is going to turn 33 years old in March, and Daniel Faalele hasn't shown enough to slide into a starting role. Offensive tackle is very much in play at No. 30, especially if Stanley is cut.

Guyton was one of the stars of the Senior Bowl, as his raw power was simply overwhelming opposing pass rushers. At 6-7 and 328 pounds with incredible run-blocking skill and explosion off the line, Guyton fits in well with Baltimore's history of drafting gargantuan, if raw, tackles like Daniel Faalele.

Tyler Guyton could be an instant starter for the Baltimore Ravens

Guyton may not be as pro-ready as tackles in this range like Arizona's Jordan Morgan or Washington's Troy Fautanu, as he wins with average pass-blocking technique and mobility in a way he won't at the professional level. Complex stunts figuring out gap responsibilities often gave him trouble.

If the Ravens are comfortable with Stanley and Moses starting at tackle in 2024 and then giving Guyton a starting role the following year, they could create a perfect succession plan at one of the most important positions in the league. Plus, getting more protection for Lamar Jackson is never a bad idea.