Watch: Kiper's Top 10 Mock Draft

Updated: April 10, 2009, 4:40 PM ET
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Every draft prospect has a story. Here's an inside look at several NFL hopefuls, the top 10 as reflected in Mel Kiper's latest mock draft.

Video View Of Mel Kiper's 2009 Projected Top Ten Draft Picks

1. Lions: Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia

QB connections -- Matthew Stafford, Mark Sanchez, and others compare themselves to NFL players.

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OT Jason Smith from Baylor is picked 2nd overall by St. Louis.

2. Rams: Jason Smith, OT, Baylor

First Draft: Jason Smith -- Get to know Jason Smith, the top OT on many draft lists, as he prepares for the draft.

3. Chiefs: Aaron Curry,
OLB, Wake Forest

First Draft: Aaron Curry -- The Wake Forest linebacker shares his football memories as he prepares for the 2009 draft.

4. Seahawks: Eugene Monroe, OT, Virginia

NFL Draft Vignette: Eugene Monroe -- An inside look at offensive tackle Eugene Monroe from Virginia.

5. Browns: Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech

NFL Draft Vignette: Michael Crabtree -- An inside look at wide receiver Michael Crabtree from Texas Tech.

6. Bengals: Andre Smith, OT, Alabama

First Draft: Andre Smith -- Andre Smith talks about his desire and drive to play at the NFL level.

First Draft: Andre Smith

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The Bengals solidify their offensive line with Alabama OT Andre Smith at No. 6.

7. Raiders: Jeremy Maclin, WR, Missouri

First Draft: Jeremy Maclin -- Missouri WR Jeremy Maclin talks about his versatile style of play and looks forward to draft day.

8. Jaguars: Brian Orakpo, DE, Texas

First Draft: Brian Orakpo -- Orakpo shares his unique background and what makes him such a fierce competitor.

9. Packers: B.J. Raji, DT, B.C.

First Draft: B.J. Raji -- Boston College DT B.J. Raji talks about his style of play as he prepares for the 2009 Draft.

10. 49ers: Aaron Maybin, DE, Penn State

First Draft: Aaron Maybin -- Maybin discusses his play on the field and his passion for the game.

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