Mock Draft: the second round's Mel Kiper Jr. gives his initial second-round projection for the NFL draft.

Originally Published: April 9, 2003
By Mel Kiper Jr.
April 9 | Editor's Note:'s Mel Kiper Jr. offers his initial second-round projection for the 2003 NFL draft (also, check out his most recent first-round projection, Mock Draft III, as well as Mock Draft II and Mock Draft I). The draft takes place Saturday, April 26 (rounds 1-3) and Sunday, April 27 (rounds 4-7).

With the NFL draft less than a month away, I'm unveiling my initial second-round projection. Here's my forecast:

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.