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Kiper high on VT's Thomas, other predictions

5/9/2012

We've gone over mock drafts, position rankings, draft boards and all the other stuff out there that's fun to predict this far away from the next NFL draft. Today, Mel Kiper does all of that. And, he is very high on Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas.

Kiper ranks Thomas as the No. 4 overall prospect on his 25-man Big Board.Insider NC State's David Amerson (No. 8) and Florida State's Xavier Rhodes (No. 20) are the other ACC players on the board.

Virginia's Oday Aboushi just missed the cut.Insider

Kiper also ranks the top-5 players at each position, this time breaking it down by seniorInsider and junior classes.Insider The ACC contingent:

SENIORS

Mike Glennon (NC State), No. 4 QB

Andre Ellington (Clemson), No. 4 RB

Marcus Davis (Virginia Tech), No. 3 WR

Aboushi, No. 2 OT

Jonathan Cooper (UNC), No. 1 OG

Omoregie Uzzi (Georgia Tech), No. 5 OG

Brandon Jenkins (FSU), No. 4 DE

Kevin Reddick (UNC), No. 2 ILB

Ray-Ray Armstrong (Miami), No. 5 S

Dustin Hopkins (FSU), No. 5 K

JUNIORS

Thomas, No. 1 QB

James Hurst (UNC), No. 4 OT

Andrew Miller (Virginia Tech), No. 5 C

Christian Jones (FSU), No. 4 OLB

Amerson, No. 1 CB

Rhodes, No. 2 CB

Chandler Catanzaro (Clemson), No. 5 K

Dalton Botts (Miami), No. 2 P