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Mel Kiper Jr.
- Mel Kiper has served as an NFL draft analyst for ESPN since 1984. He is a regular contributor on SportsCenter and ESPN Radio and writes weekly for ESPN Insider.
ESPN Senior Writer
- ESPN College Football and NFL Draft Analyst
- Joined ESPN in 2006
- Played quarterback in high school and was a backup QB for the University of Richmond.
ESPNNFL draftexperts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay break down college football’s biggest surprises through two weeks — including one big draft-board riser out of the SEC — and pick out under-the-radar2020 NFL draft prospectsto keep an eye on.
Kiper:The biggest surprise of the season so far is the emergence of LSU quarterbackJoe Burrowas a legitimate NFL prospect. He carved up Texas — in Austin — on Saturday night, throwing for 471 yards and four touchdowns. And he throws a beautiful ball. Where was this in 2018?
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