With the 42nd pick in the draft, the Oakland Raiders select…

Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State Seminoles (6-6, 320 pounds)

With Jared Veldheer manning the left tackle spot, the Raiders make a smart choice by selecting Florida State offensive tackle Menelik Watson in the second round. Having only played football for two years, Watson's amazing athletic ability and dominating strength could enable him to become a premier offensive tackle in a few seasons.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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