Ohio State football: Three teams who could trade up to draft Marvin Harrison Jr.

The first round of the NFL Draft starts tonight. Former Ohio State football player Marvin Harrison Jr. will be a first-round pick. Here are some teams who could move up to get him.
Ohio State wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. could be the first non-quarterback selected in the 2024
Ohio State wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. could be the first non-quarterback selected in the 2024 / Adam Cairns / USA TODAY NETWORK
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3. Indianapolis Colts

There is no team that Harrison Jr. is more familiar with than the Indianapolis Colts. His father played his entire Hall of Fame career for the Colts and Harrison Jr. watched it all happen. It just so happens that the Colts are in need of a receiver again and have the 15th pick.

Indianapolis just re-signed Michael Pittman Jr. in free agency as their number-one guy. They drafted Alec Pierce in the second round a couple of years ago, but he hasn't really flashed. Josh Downs is the perfect slot guy for them and he was taken in the third round a year ago. They still need a proven guy on the outside.

Harrison Jr. would be the perfect guy to go opposite of Pittman Jr. Pierce hasn't proven that he can have big games or stay healthy. The Colts finally have their franchise quarterback after taking Anthony Richardson fourth overall a season ago. He'll be fully healthy when the season starts.

Owner Jim Irsay has a personal reason for wanting to move up and get him. It would make the fans ecstatic, including myself. The issue is how much it would take to move up into that fourth spot to take him. GM Chris Ballard normally likes having more picks, not less.

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As much as I want to will it to happen, I don't see the Colts packaging multiple picks to go up that high to grab a guy at a position that doesn't fill an immediate need. I do know that Colts fans would love it if they got him. Honestly, whichever fanbase gets the former Ohio State football player is going to be overjoyed.