While Big Mel does OK for himself in mock drafts, though not overly
Last year, Tim Burke took a look at draft classes five and 10 years back, and how Kiper's rankings held up. They were not great! In the year since, no one in the '08 class has really shaken out—remember, this is career cumulative value, so that's hard to do in one season—though Aquib Talib had himself a very good season. You can see the original piece in full below.