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Palmer, Rogers still 1-2

QB Carson Palmer and WR Charles Rogers remain 1-2 on my new Top 25 Big Board.

Updated: April 17, 2003, 6:19 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr.
BIG BOARD | April 7
Editor's Note: ESPN.com's NFL draft guru, Mel Kiper Jr., ranks his Top 25 prospects for the 2003 draft. Plus, check out the corresponding list of his top five prospects by position.

With the NFL draft less than a month away, it's a good time to update my Big Board. Notre Dame C Jeff Faine made the biggest jump on the board, rising from No. 21 to No. 13. Kentucky DT Dewayne Robertson jumped from No. 10 to No. 4.

Six prospects in my Top 25 were unranked on my previous Big Board, with USC S Troy Polamalu (No. 14) and Penn State DE Michael Haynes (No. 15) making the biggest splashes.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst
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.

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