Final Exams

Not every BMOC is a No. 1 pick. Some must still probe they're worthy.

Originally Published: January 19, 2004
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN The Magazine
NOW THAT THE football season's over, and the all-star games are finished, and the minor bangs and bruises have finally healed, the workout season has begun. This is an especially critical time for these good-but-not-first-tier guys, who have some questions to answer before they can convince teams with late first-round picks to look their way.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst