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Jake Locker Is No. 1 Overall Prospect On Mel Kiper's Big Board

If there’s a go-to name for mainstream NFL draft coverage, it has to be Mel Kiper of ESPN. Kiper posted his first “Big Board” of the fall, which tracks the top NFL prospects throughout the college season.

Kiper ranks University of Washington quarterback Jake Locker in the number one position on this inaugural “Big Board.” Kiper writes, “[Locker] has all the physical tools — size, arm, even speed and improving footwork. His accuracy should improve as he gets comfortable in the offense.”

After Locker, here’s the rest of the top five: Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn, Georgia wide receiver A.J. Green and Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn.

The only question we’re left with: Can the Locker hype get any bigger?

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