This is Mel Kiper's list of players returning to college football for 2011 -- think Andrew Luck, Terrelle Pryor, Janoris Jenkins, etc. -- and thus is a very early road map to potential selections in the 2012 NFL draft.
ESPN NFL draft Insider Mel Kiper ranks the top 5 junior prospects at every position on Dec. 9, 2009. Biggest news: Jake Locker jumps over Sam Bradford among QBs, sending Bradford to No. 3 within the junior group. (He was No. 1 until last week.)