Who is Mel Kiper? Mel Kiper Jr. is an NFL analyst for ESPN. He has covered the NFL draft since 1984 and is considered one of the top draft experts in the country. Get the latest Mel Kiper mock draft and draft information here!
Mel Kiper was encouraged by Ernie Accorsi, the GM of the Baltimore Colts, to become a daft analyst. Since Kiper always gave good draft analysis, he saw that there was a market for this information and turned his passion into a business. The Mel Kiper Big Board is something he is well known for. The Big Board is where Kiper ranks the top 25 NFL players every week. Kiper is so well known for his draft analysis, that he has been featured in multiple video games as a draft expert, including ESPN NFL 2K5, NFL Head Coach, and Madden NFL 07 and 08.