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Rodgers-Cromartie continues climb, Mayo debuts on Big Board

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie continues to rise on my top 25 Big Board, while Tennessee junior linebacker Jerod Mayo makes his Big Board debut.

Originally Published: March 6, 2008
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN.com
As I mentioned in my latest mock draft, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is fast making a name for himself. He has moved into the top 10 on this week's Big Board, and I right now I expect Rodgers-Cromartie to be the first cornerback taken in April's NFL draft.

The one player making his Big Board debut this week is Tennessee linebacker Jerod Mayo. One of 14 underclassmen on this week's board, Mayo had an outstanding career for the Vols, leading the team in tackles in 2007.

Mel Kiper Jr.

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