First Round: 10 D-linemen drafted in top 25

There was a run on defensive linemen in the first round, with 10 of the first 25 selections coming from that position.

Updated: April 28, 2003, 12:29 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN
April 26 |'s NFL draft coverage

Editor's Note: draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. offers analysis of each first-round pick.

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.