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Mel Kiper Jr Names His 6 "Best Available" Prospects After Day 2

2007 NFL Draft

NEW YORK - APRIL 28: Mel Kiper, Chris Mortensen and Keyshawn Johnson broadcast for ESPN during the 2007 NFL Draft on April 28, 2007 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

The first three rounds of the 2022 NFL draft are officially in the books, but there is still plenty of talent left on the board.

The third round of this year's draft finally saw a "run" on quarterbacks with three being selected in the third round. However, there is still one who is, somewhat surprisingly, still there.

After the conclusion of Day 2 of the draft, veteran ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. shared the top-six remaining options on his Big Board. Among them is former North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell.

  1. Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma
  2. Amare Barno, OLB, Virginia Tech
  3. Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina
  4. Calvin Austin III, WR, Memphis
  5. Khalil Shakir, WR, Boise State
  6. Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota

Here's the tweet from the man himself.

Winfrey was seen as a potential early pick in the second round. However, NFL teams seem content to wait on the Sooners star defensive lineman.

As for Howell, the former Tar Heels quarterback was also seen as a Day 2 prospect, with some believing he could even sneak in the late first round. As the quarterbacks started to come off the board, though, Howell was just waiting to hear his name called.

He'll likely hear his name called on Saturday afternoon, though, when the fourth round kicks off at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Where will all six players land?