With the first two days of the NFL Draft over, several media outlets have published mock drafts for the 2023 draft. Michigan OL Ryan Hates, who has started at left tackle this past year and is the expected starter, is pegged as the No. 11 pick to the Washington Commanders by 247sports:
Ryan Hayes has the size and skills to be a dominant left tackle for the Michigan Wolverines in 2022. Hayes is a prototype NFL tackle and has advanced techniques that could make him a Day 1 selection in 2023. It’s been nearly 10 years since Washington used a first-round pick on the offensive line.