Rod Gilmore explains why the USC Trojans shouldn't be ranked No. 1 to start the season, and how depth issues and concerns on defense could get in the way of their BCS championship hopes.
It's a quiet week on the Big Board, but it's an important week. The NFL draft is here, and this is a final look at where Kiper has the top prospects ranked.
Among the big moves this week, a pair of defenders from South Carolina continue to move up on Mel Kiper's Big Board.
Ryan Tannehill makes his first appearance inside Mel's ranking of the top 25 players in the draft, but he's not alone.
The Big Board is new this week, with Coby Fleener entering the top 25. Which players will be affected by how shopping season plays out?
The Big Board is new in the midst of free agency. Which players will be affected by how shopping season plays out?
Four new names are on the Big Board this week, including LaMichael James and Lavonte David.
The updated Big Board has Wisconsin's Jeremy Konz in the mix as the players head to Indianapolis for the 2012 NFL combine.
Mel Kiper updates his Big Board of the Top 25 NFL prospects and adds another pass-rusher to the mix, as the defensive class continues to improve.
Mel Kiper updates his Big Board of the top 25 NFL prospects and concludes that the offensive line has become a deeper group to draft from.
Mel Kiper updates his Big Board of the top 25 NFL prospects, with a notable rise for a top defender from Alabama.
Mel Kiper updates his Big Board of the top 25 NFL prospects, with not much movement due to the Senior Bowl.
Mel Kiper updates his Big Board of the top 25 NFL prospects, with several players making a debut.
Mel Kiper's latest Big Board update -- just two quarterbacks dot the Big Board as declaration day looms.
Mel Kiper's latest Big Board update shows a shift on defense, as a pair of new players start to deepen what hadn't been a huge defensive line class.