Wednesday morning, NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper, Jr. released an updated mock draft that featured three Florida State juniors -- Bjoern Werner, Menelik Watson and Xavier Rhodes -- in the first round. The placement of Werner (6th) and Rhodes (28th) in the draft's initial round weren't all that surprising -- most draft experts have them slotted somewhere in the first 32 picks -- but Watson at No. 24 was a bit surprising. Not because he isn't talented and doesn't have tremendous upside but because Watson's overall football experience is limited.
But that hasn't stopped Kiper from continuing to sing Watson's praises. Here's what he added Wednesday afternoon in a chat hosted by ESPN: