Thursday, October 15, 2009
Bradford, Suh top Kiper's latest Big Board of NFL prospects
By David Ubben
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Mel Kiper's latest Big Board of NFL draft prospects is out with the Big 12 solidly at the top and well-represented throughout the list.
The conference has the top two players, three of the top four, four of the top eight and six of the top 10 players on Kiper's list.
The Big 12 also accounts the most players on Kiper's list with 10. The Southeastern Conference has six players to rank next and the Pac-10 has three.
Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford continues to lead at No. 1 and Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh moved up a spot to No. 2 since Kiper's last board. Oklahoma defensive tackle Gerald McCoy moved up one spot to No. 5 and Texas quarterback Colt McCoy also rose to No. 8 since last week.
Other Big 12 players on the list include: Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant at No. 9, Oklahoma State tackle Russell Okung at No. 10, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon at No. 14, Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gresham at No. 17, Texas defensive end Sergio Kindle at No. 21 and Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams at No. 25.