The Bengals are officially on the clock and many analysts have the team taking LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 pick. Here's a look what the national media is projecting in their mock drafts, as well as other players the Bengals could select as the draft continues.
Joe Burrow, QB, LSU
Todd McShay - ESPN
Analysis: "Accuracy, toughness and pocket awareness -- the total package."
Jason McIntyre - FOX Sports
Analysis: "I capitulated on twitter: It's time I put Burrow in the No. 1 spot."
Dane Brugler - The Athletic
Analysis: "Burrow completed his storybook senior year by winning the national championship, capping arguably the best single-season for a quarterback in college football history."
Ryan Wilson - CBS Sports
Analysis: "Don't overthink it, Cincy. Take Joe and begin the rebuilding process."
Josh Edwards - CBS Sports
Analysis: "Joe Burrow slammed the door shut on any potential doubters Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship."
Henry McKenna - USA Today
Analysis: "That 2019 film is glorious. He's glorious. He's going to be an excellent pro."
Analysis: "Burrow has improved exponentially, and he's now the no-brainer No. 1 overall selection."
Michael Renner - Pro Football Focus
Analysis: "Burrow is in a stratosphere of his own as a prospect after finishing off the highest-graded quarterback season we've ever seen."
Dan Kadar - SB Nation
Analysis: "Burrow's skills are impressive, but the Bengals will have to make sure he's not a product of the LSU offense.
The 85th NFL Draft will take place from April 23-25, 2020 in Las Vegas.