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With the 31st Pick in the 2011 Dawgs By Nature Mock Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers Select...


With the 31st pick in the 2011 Dawgs By Nature Community Mock Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select...

Aaron Williams, CB, Texas

This selection and write-up was made by SpecialBrownie:

Originally, I wanted to pick Pouncey here. The twin duo would've set that line for ages, but since I can't I figured the best pick here if for Pittsburgh to go secondary. Pittsburgh secondary is usually always the worst part of their already dominating defense. Only reason it gets by is because of Polamalu (the minute he's out, their secondary gets destroyed). Taylor is a serviceable veteran by Gay cannot hold up to the standards of a Lebeau defense. Williams has the ability to immediately contribute, whether it be at CB or FS.

Williams is a little but of a reach where the Steelers are sitting but he'll be gone by the time they pick again. Williams might start a little rough in the NFL if he starts directly at starting CB, but could ease into the position well with immediate starts at FS. In the end, this kid could be good to great for the Steelers for a decade.

Mike Tomlin and a whole bunch of other staff members from the Steelers were at Williams' Pro Day a couple of days ago, so the interest in him definitely appears to be there. As SpecialBrownie states, the offensive line and the secondary are the primary needs for Pittsburgh at this pick. Quite a few of the attractive offensive linemen are off the board, so nabbing Williams to try to bring a fresh face to the cornerback position is a good decision.

The Green Bay Packers are on the clock next (email will be sent to ScottJC).

Pos Team Player Pos School Drafter
1 Carolina Cameron Netwon
QB Auburn BrownDawg1409
2 Denver Marcell Dareus DT Alabama Bernie19Kosar
3 Buffalo Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson discoinferno083
4 Cincinnati A.J. Green WR Georgia macdowellm03
5 Arizona Patrick Peterson CB LSU Browns town
6 Cleveland Cameron Jordan DE California golanbatrac
7 San Francisco Prince Amukamara CB Nebraska rufio
8 Tennessee Von Miller OLB Texas A&M iwearmocs
9 Dallas Nick Fairley DT Auburn Granville74
10 Washington Robert Quinn DE North Carolina Rounds94
11 Houston Aldon Smith DE Missouri rdy
12 Minnesota Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri Simmsinns
13 Detroit Tyron Smith OT USC BuenosAires_Dawg
14 St. Louis Julio Jones WR Alabama Don'tByBrownsQBJerseys
15 Miami Mike Pouncey OG Univ. of Florida jaws
16 Jacksonville Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue sleepy042
17 New England J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin Onyx Lightning
18 San Diego Akeem Ayers OLB UCLA Adrock2099
19 N.Y. Giants Kyle Rudolph TE Notre Dame Red-Right-88
20 Tampa Bay Justin Houston OLB Georgia Legoman0721
21 Kansas City Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College Mehouf
22 Indianapolis Nate Solder OT Colorado PaduaDSP
23 Philadelphia Gabe Carimi OT Wisconsin booobs33
24 New Orleans Muhammed Wilkerson DT Temple Buckeye Brad
25 Seattle Jimmy Smith CB Colorado bross09
26 Baltimore Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State Ecwingen
27 Atlanta Brooks Reed OLB Arizona Clinton Blankenship
28 New England Mark Ingram RB Alabama Onyx Lightning
29 Chicago Benjamin Ijalana OT Villanova jharbdo
30 N.Y. Jets Phil Taylor NT Baylor Roger Dorn
31 Pittsburgh Aaron Williams
CB Texas SpecialBrownie
32 Green Bay ScottJC