2023 NFL mock draft: Hendon Hooker projected as No. 5 overall pick

No. 3 Tennessee (7-0, 3-0 SEC) will host No. 17 Kentucky (5-2, 2-2 SEC) Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Week 9.

Kickoff between the Vols and Wildcats is slated for 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).

Redshirt senior quarterback Hendon Hooker will look to continue his Heisman Trophy campaign against the Wildcats.

Hooker has an 18-point lead over Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud in this week’s College Wire Heisman Trophy poll.

Hooker has recorded 2,093 passing yards, 18 passing touchdowns, one interception, 315 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns this season through seven games.

Draft Wire released its latest 2023 NFL mock draft selections using the updated pick order after Week 7 NFL results.

Next is the latest Draft Wire first and second round 2023 NFL mock draft.

1. Detroit Lions: Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud 2. Houston Texans: Alabama EDGE Will Anderson Jr. 3. Carolina Panthers: Alabama QB Bryce Young

4. Philadelphia Eagles (from New Orleans): Georgia DL Jalen Carter 5. Houston Texans (from Cleveland): Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker 6. Seattle Seahawks (from Denver): Clemson EDGE Myles Murphy

7. Pittsburgh Steelers: Northwestern OT Peter Skoronski 8. Jacksonville Jaguars: TCU WR Quentin Johnston 9. Las Vegas Raiders: Clemson DL Bryan Bresee

10. Atlanta Falcons: USC WR Jordan Addison 11. Miami Dolphins (from San Francisco): Clemson LB Trenton Simpson 12. Arizona Cardinals: Georgia OT Broderick Jones

13. New England Patriots: Georgia CB Kelee Ringo 14. Chicago Bears: Ohio State WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba

15. Washington Commanders: Penn State OT Olumuyiwa Fashanu 16. Green Bay Packers: Alabama DB Brian Branch

17. Indianapolis Colts: Kentucky QB Will Levis 18. Cincinnati Bengals: South Carolina CB Cam Smith

19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Penn State CB Joey Porter Jr. 20. Detroit Lions (from Los Angeles Rams): Texas A&M S Antonio Johnson

21. Los Angeles Chargers: Ohio State OT Paris Johnson Jr. 22. Baltimore Ravens: Texas Tech EDGE Tyree Wilson

23. Seattle Seahawks: Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer 24. Tennessee Titans: Georgia TE Darnell Washington

25. New York Jets: Maryland OT Jaelyn Duncan 26. Dallas Cowboys: Oregon CB Christian Gonzalez

27. Minnesota Vikings: SMU WR Rashee Rice 28. Kansas City Chiefs: Army EDGE Andre Carter II

29. New York Giants: Oregon LB Noah Sewell 30. Buffalo Bills: Texas RB Bijan Robinson

31. Philadelphia Eagles: Alabama RB Jahmyr Gibbs

32. Detroit Lions: Mississippi State CB Emmanuel Forbes

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