Russell to Raiders at No. 1

LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell still tops Mel Kiper's first-round projection for the 2007 NFL draft.

Originally Published: March 13, 2007
By Mel Kiper Jr. | Special to ESPN Insider
MOCK DRAFT: Mel Kiper's new First-Round Projection | March 13

1. Oakland - JaMarcus Russell, QB, LSU: Nothing changes at the top of the draft board. The Raiders passed on Matt Leinart and Jay Cutler last year, so opting away from another highly regarded signal-caller won't happen this time around. Russell's physical prowess seems to have everyone wowed.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst

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