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● By Vinnie Iyer
It's never too early to think about next year's NFL draft once last year's draft is complete. With some exciting prospects available on the board – including two superstar college football quarterbacks — there's great reason to start looking forward to 2023. Alabama's Bryce Young and Ohio State's C.J. Stroud will be in a heated battle to be the first off the board, fresh off their competition to win the Heisman in college. They also will have plenty of early company from other star Crimson Tide and Buckeyes players. Here's an initial look on how the 2023 first round might play out. Sporting News' 1-32 draft order is based on current consensus reverse Super Bowl 57 odds:
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Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 32 of our

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, but do not show up in this mock.

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