Monday, March 11, 2013
Mel Kiper Jr.'s Mock NFL Draft 3.0
By Edward Aschoff
With the NFL draft getting closer and closer, ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. is making sure he feeds everyone with as much info as possible.
More than a month after showcasing his second mock draft, Kiper has updated things in his Mock Draft 3.0 . It should come as no surprise that his latest mock draft is loaded with SEC talent, as he has 13 players going in the first 32 picks.
His top 10 has five SEC players in it. Kiper has Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel going first overall to Kansas City, while Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd is set to go third to the Oakland Raiders. Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner is slotted to go fourth to the Philadelphia Eagles, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is picked to go eighth to the Buffalo Bills and LSU defensive end/ outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo is heading to the New York Jets at No. 9.
Here's where Kiper sees SEC players going in next month's NFL draft:
1. Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M -- Kansas City Chiefs
3. Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida -- Oakland Raiders
4. Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama -- Philadelphia Eagles
8. Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia -- Buffalo Bills
9. Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU -- New York Jets
12. Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee -- Miami Dolphins
15. Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri -- New Orleans Saints
18. Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama -- Dallas Cowboys
20. D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama -- Chicago Bears
21. Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia -- Cincinnati Bengals
22. Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee -- St. Louis Rams
26. Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama -- Green Bay Packers
32. Matt Elam, S, Florida -- Baltimore Ravens