Wednesday January 23rd, 2013

Luke Joeckel, the 2012 Outland Trophy winner, is very much in the mix for the No. 1 overall pick.
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Three months still stand between us and the 2013 NFL Draft, meaning that any attempt to rank prospects -- be it here or elsewhere -- figures to see seismic shifts before the league arrives at Radio City Music Hall.

Between the Senior Bowl, Scouting Combine and individual team workouts, the members of this year's draft class still have ample opportunities to build up or break down their respective stocks. There are, however, some prospects that separated themselves from the pack during the college football season.

As is the nature of scouting the draft, of course, the prospects that jumped out for me may not be the same ones that caught your eye. So, check out the first 2013 NFL Draft Big Board of the year, then let us know where you agree or (more likely) disagree with the rankings. You can read my rationale for a few key decisions in this version of the Big Board.

And away we go ...

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