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Corn Flakes: Will Randy Gregory Be "The Guy That Drops" In the NFL Draft?

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The NFL Draft is this evening. Somewhere along the line this became an "event" so HUGE that ESPN felt it necessary to stretch it across three days (schedule is below).

Every year there's "the guy that drops" - the guy who was supposed to be taken at the top of the first round but falls and falls and falls and all the while he's falling they keep showing him at the draft with that look on his face, that look that you're supposed to believe is "why I am falling so far?" but really means "Why the hell did I come to this?" instead.

Okay, maybe Warren Sapp had that "why am I falling" look on his face, but I don't recall that look on Aaron Rodgers face in 2005 when he fell and fell and fell all the way to MY Green Bay Packers at #24 while Alex Smith was drafted #1 by the 49ers. (HAHAAHAHAHA!!!!)

Early mock drafts had Randy Gregory being taken in the top five. Then came his admittance to failing drug tests because of marijuana. Today's final (it says "Final" in the title, but there could be three or four more done by tonight) Mock Draft has him going #13th to the New Orleans Saints.

Gregory is attending the draft. Is he going to be "the guy that drops" this evening?


  • Round 1: Thursday, April 30, 8pm ET
  • Rounds 2-3: Friday, May 1, 7pm ET
  • Rounds 4-7: Saturday, May 2, 12pm ET

Where: Auditorium Theatre - Chicago, Illinois

Television Coverage: NFL Network and ESPN/ESPN 2 for all three days

Internet Streams: Live

Total Picks: 224 regular picks (32 teams over 7 rounds) plus 32 compensatory picks

Selection Time Limits:

  • Day 1: Round 1 – 10 minutes
  • Day 2: Round 2 – 7 Minutes, Round 3 – 5 Minutes Per Pick

Day 3: Rounds 4-6 – 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick

Nebraska's Randy Gregory is about to crush a quarterback

Randy Gregory COMING AT YA!

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