In the 2010 NFL draft, the SEC led all conferences in players selected -- but the Big 12 had the first four picks. The ACC had claims of its own (a run of years with a top-10 pick) and the Big Ten was No. 2 overall. What does all this mean?
Mel Kiper evaluates his top five juniors by position as of Dec. 22, 2009. No changes took place since Dec. 16, but Rutgers OL Anthony Davis solidified his spot as the No. 1 OT after his performance in the St. Petersburg Bowl.
Bruce Feldman checks in with picks for the first three bowl games of 2009-2010, as well as notes on the rise of the Pac-10, whether Greg Schiano would ever go to Penn State, and Ryan Matthews' prospects as a NFL RB.
The 2009 season had its share of surprises. From unranked Cincinnati transforming into a national title contender to Ndamukong Suh becoming a Heisman candidate, the message for the postseason is clear: Expect the unexpected.