As the nation gears up for the return of college and pro football, Mel Kiper unveils the most NFL-ready prospect at every NCAA program. So while you know all about Jake Locker at Washington, you can discover Kevin Kowalski at Toledo.
Surprise -- a Penn State linebacker is making a name for himself. Plus, a pair of defensive tackles who stood out on opposite sides of the Tennessee-Alabama game, a riser on Florida State's offensive line and more analysis from Mel Kiper.
Two weeks ago, Mel Kiper gave out his 2010 NFL draft grades. Well, he's back at it already for 2011, evaluating the five best players at every position for the proceedings that will unfold in 11 months. This is a very early road map.
Mel Kiper re-evaluates his initial 2009 NFL draft grades. His thoughts (among many): the Packers, Pats, Ravens and Niners look good, the Raiders still look awful and this season's darlings -- Colts and Saints -- didn't draft well.