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Looking Back at Kiper's Preseason Predictions

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The 2011 NFL draft is 11 months away, but that didn’t stop Mel Kiper from putting out his “Top 5s” for next year. (This is as infinitely more relevant list than, say, Joe Lunardi’s bracketology 11 months before the NCAA tournament.) Kiper’s list contains many names you’re already familiar with – QBs Jake Locker (Washington), Ryan Mallett (Arkansas), DE’s Adrian Clayborn (Iowa) and Cameron Heyward (Ohio State), LBs Quan Sturdivant (North Carolina) and Greg Jones (Michigan Sate), and DB Ahmad Black (Florida). What kind of expectations for next year’s draft should you expect from this list? We decided to take a look back to April 2009, when Mel Kiper broke down the “Read Full Article »

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