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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 12:03 pm 
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We've finally found the King of the Mock Draft
Cold, Hard Football Facts for April 28, 2010

Well, folks, after years of grading many of the most well known mock draft "pundits," we think we've finally found the King of the Mock Draft.

His name is Nolan Nawrocki, and he's a columnist for Pro Football Weekly. We'd never included him on our mock draft scorecard in the past, mainly because we didn't know of his success. Our bad. But also because, as you know, with all due respect to Nawrocki, his is not the face shown 24x7 on the NFL Network and ESPN discussing his mock draft each spring.

But maybe it should be. He tied for the top of our list this year, a very tough year for the mock drafters, with 10 of 32 first-round picks correct. Last year, he nailed 15 of 32 picks! That's 25 of 64 (39%) over the past two years. We've rarely found anybody who's hit more than 25 percent over a two-year span, let alone nearly 40 percent.

Nawrocki fans came out of the woodwork this year to champion his cause after we published our 2009 mock draft scorecard in the days before the 2010 draft.

Even his own editor from PFW, Eric Edholm, wrote to us back on April 18: "You guys need to check the record of Nawrocki. Last few years, he clearly has been the best. And he will again this year."

Hey, it ain't braggin' if you back it up.

Nawrocki's fans are international, too. We got this email from Rob Y. of Canada the other day: "First, love CHFF, the most objective and unique football writing on the net as far as I'm concerned. Second, why not add PFW columnist Nolan Nawrocki to your list of mock draft 'experts?' The man puts the arrogant dirt bag bags like Mayock and Kiper to shame."

Well, he's on the list now, folks. Thanks for the tips.

Elsewhere in the seedy underworld of mock draftery, as we noted earlier this year, Kiper actually had a very good year by his lowly standards. He also got 10 of 32 correct. It was a rare year of success for a guy whose mock drafts muddle along the sandy bottom of mediocrity each year.

Kiper also hit the first six picks in a row, but then just four of the final 26. (Thanks to alert reader Ian Baumeister for sending us the Kiper picks, which are password-protected by ESPN ... we refuse to pay for lousy mock drafts. Sorry.)


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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 12:11 pm 
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I got 5 right, that counts for something, right?

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I had the first 5 in the top 10..didn't hit much after that.. ;)

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hey, i got the first one correct :ann0y:


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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 10:36 pm 
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Man I hate Mel Kiper! The guy just pisses me off! He just keeps talking over the other guys during draft coverage, and he gets awkwardly confrontational when challenged by anyone. Maybe this Nawrocki guy could take his job?
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I got 5 right, that counts for something, right?

There's you're award Iowa...lol

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