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.
Mel has ranked the Top 5 overall players at each position, among those who are draft-eligible in 2011, but here he ranks the remaining juniors at each position. This group could rise to the other board, or factor greatly into the 2012 draft.
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.
On Dec. 17, 2009, Mel Kiper checks in with a look at guys not ranked 1-25 on his current Big Board. Some names: Mardy Gilyard, Ed Dickson, Ricky Sapp, Terrence Cody and more. What does Kiper think of these gents? Come on in.
Mel Kiper's weekly analysis focuses on an Ohio State defensive player who could be ideal in certain pro schemes, a young LSU defensive back who shined in a tough loss, plus several other unheralded prospects from around the country.
An LSU safety is starting to live up to expectations, a Stanford RB on the rise, another unheralded QB from Ohio, a Bama corner inching up the draft boards, a pair of big receiving targets bust out, plus more stock notes from Mel Kiper.