Mel Kiper is in the NFL draft business. That’s his thing. He evaluates individual player and gives his opinion on whether those individual players will be able to make the jump to the NFL game.
But for some reason, Kiper decided he would step outside of his thing and talk BCS championship hopefuls in a live chat on ESPN.com on Wednesday. And let’s just say, it’s become a big deal in the state of Alabama.
It all played out when DeCaprio in Ohio asked Kiper the following question:
Is it a forgone conclusion that Alabama wins another National Championship? They seem to be in a class of their own?
And instead of Kiper easing his way into this one, he went at the question head on.
I disagree. I think there’s an overreaction to Alabama right now. They beat a depleted Michigan team and depleted Arkansas team. Alabama has not been tested yet, even though people want to act like these were statement games. At Missouri won’t be easy. At LSU. At Tennessee. Those aren’t easy games. I...