Kiper projected Favre to go 21st overall in '91 draft
Mel Kiper gave Brett Favre and Dan McGwire identical grades in his 1991 "Draft Report." While McGwire went 16th overall to Seattle, Favre dropped to the second round, where the Atlanta Falcons took him with the 33rd overall pick.
Editor's Note: Below is the excerpt on Brett Favre from Mel Kiper Jr.'s 1991 "Draft Report."
I had Brett Favre as the 17th highest-rated player in the 1991 NFL draft. In my final first-round mock draft, I had Favre going 21st overall to the Kansas City Chiefs (Kansas City drafted LSU running back Harvey Williams). In fact, Favre was not the first QB taken in 1991 -- Dan McGwire went 16th overall to the Seattle Seahawks. Favre was a second-round pick, going 33rd overall to the Atlanta ...
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