Third-round mock draft

The abundance of underclassmen has pushed some quality prospects into my third-round projection of the NFL draft.

Originally Published: April 9, 2004
By Mel Kiper Jr. | Special to ESPN Insider
MOCK DRAFT: Kiper's Third-Round Projection | April 9

More projections from Kiper: First round | Second | Fourth

Please Note -- The draft order in the third round varies slightly from the previous two rounds due to compensatory-pick issues and a trade involving a third-round pick. That aside, here's my third-round projection for the 2004 NFL draft:

Mel Kiper Jr.

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