Big 12 moving up in latest mock draft

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay released his third mock draft on Thursday, and plenty of Big 12 talents are moving up the list.

Here's where he's got a few of your favorite players going in the upcoming draft.

Buffalo Bills, No. 3: Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M

The Bills also need help along the defensive front, and Miller makes sense because he's a versatile playmaker. Miller can play sideline to sideline versus the run, and he's at his best when turned loose off the edge as a pass-rusher.

Arizona Cardinals, No. 5: Blaine Gabbert, QB, Missouri

Gabbert is still a work in progress, but he's the most complete signal-caller in this class. His accuracy is far better than his statistics indicate, he has the arm strength to drive the ball vertically (which is what the Cardinals want in their starting quarterback) and he has the work ethic and football intelligence to quickly emerge as a solid starter.

San Diego Chargers, No. 18: Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri

Smith, who also could fit as a 4-3 end, is still growing into his body and needs to get stronger, but he is a relentless pass-rusher with a knack for getting to the quarterback. His 2009 tape tells the true story of his potential, because in 2010 he was hobbled when he was able to get on the field.

New England Patriots, No. 28: Danny Watkins, OL, Baylor

Watkins is a fast-rising line prospect who plays with an edge, and although he played tackle in college, he is a better fit inside at the NFL level.

New York Jets, No. 30: Phil Taylor, NT, Baylor

...veteran NT Kris Jenkins has played just seven games combined in the past two seasons. Taylor has the size to anchor the middle of that three-man front and surprisingly good feet for a 350-pound prospect.