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Mel Kiper’s Initial 2011 NFL First Round Mock Draft (Videos)

ESPN has released the initial edition of Mel Kiper’s first round NFL mock draft, and we’ve got the goods. Check out who Mel thinks will go where in the first round. 

Note: Unfortunately, each of these videos is preceded by a brief ESPN commercial.

Picks 28-32

Note: 29-32 spots are yet to be determined, so they are just estimates at this point. These slots will be finalized after the AFC/NFC Championships and Super Bowl.

32. OT Tyron Smith (USC) | Pittsburgh Steelers

31. CB Aaron Williams (Texas) | Chicago Bears

30. DE Muhammed Wilkerson (Temple) | NY Jets

29. DE Christian Ballard (Iowa) | Green Bay Packers

28. RB Mikel Leshoure (Illinois) | New England Patriots

Picks 27-23

27. WR Torrey Smith (Maryland) | Atlanta Falcons

26. CB Brandon Harris (Miami) | Baltimore Ravens

25. QB Ryan Mallet (Arkansas) | Seattle Seahawks

24. LB Justin Houston (Georgia) | New Orleans Saints

23. OT Gabe Carimi (Wisconsin) | Philadelphia Eagles

Picks 17-22

22. OT Anthony Castonzo (Boston College) | Indianapolis Colts

21. DT Stephen Paea (Oregon St.) | Kansas City Chiefs

20. DE Ryan Kerrigan (Purdue) | Tampa Bay Bucs

19. G/C Mike Pouncey (Florida) | New York Giants

18. DE Cameron Jordan (California) | San Diego Chargers

17. DE J.J. Watt (Wisconsin) | New England Patriots (From Oakland)

Picks 11-16

16. DE Adrian Clayborn (Iowa) | Jacksonville Jaguars

15. RB Mark Ingram (Alabama) | Miami Dolphins

14. WR Julio Jones (Alabama) | St. Louis Rams

13. LB Akeem Ayers (UCLA) | Detroit Lions

12. OT Nate Solder (Colorado) | Minnesota Vikings

11. LB Aldon Smith (Missouri) | Houston Texans

Picks 6-10

10. QB Cam Newton (Auburn) | Washington Redskins

9. CB Prince Amukamara (Nebraska) | Dallas Cowboys

8. LB Von Miller (Texas A&M) | Tennessee Titans

7. DE Robert Quinn (North Carolina) | San Francisco 49ers

6. WR A.J. Green (Georgia) | Cleveland Browns

5. QB Blaine Gabbert (Missouri) | Arizona Cardinals

4. Da’Quan Bowers (Clemson) | Cincinnati Bengals

3. DE Marcell Darius (Alabama)| Buffalo Bills

2. CB Patrick Peterson (LSU) | Denver Broncos

1. DT Nick Fairly (Auburn) | Carolina Panthers

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