Commentary

Draft Rater History: 2002-08 results

Originally Published: June 18, 2009
By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider

To give you some context as to how the Draft Rater has performed in past drafts, I've included its projections for each draft going back to 2002.

Each chart shows the top 12 college players picked by the Draft Rater, as well as where those players were actually selected among collegians on draft night. As the charts show, the Draft Rater has generally held up very well; in fact, in most years it has produced better results than the actual draft.