Found March 26, 2013 on College Football Universe:
ESPN’s Mel Kiper has long been looked at as the guru of NFL mock drafts. A look at his big board has some similarities to that of CFU’s, but also some big differences. Todd McShay of ESPN and Scouts Inc. has Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel as the top-rated player, like CFU. But Kiper went with Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, who McShay has second and I rated sixth overall. Kiper rated Joeckel as his fourth-best prospect.My reasons are simple. I really like Floyd’s strength, versatility and upside, but I just like the explosiveness and athleticism of Missouri’s Sheldon Richardson more. That’s why Richardson, whom I’ve known since his junior year of high school, is rated two spots ahead of Floyd. Kiper ranks Richardson, a 6-foot-2, 294-pound St. Louis native, at 12th. McShay completely devalues Richardson’s talent by having him 15th on the Scouts, Inc. big board.We all agree on Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher as the third-best prospect. At No. 2, wher

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NFL Fans: Stop Reading Mock Drafts!

STOP! Why are you wasting your time? The guy wrote that mock draft you just read likely knows no more about what way your team is leaning than you do. So why listen to him? Why read what he has to say? You have just as much chance of gathering accurate information by heading down to your local watering hole and chatting up the bartender and the regular at the end of the bar. There...
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