Looking at who needs to step up

ESPN NFL draft guru Mel Kiper takes a look at prospects who need good workout showings to boost their stock.

Originally Published: February 16, 2004
By Mel Kiper Jr. | Special to ESPN Insider

Editor's Note: With the NFL Combine approaching, ESPN NFL draft guru Mel Kiper lists the prospects who need good showings either at the Combine or in individual workout sessions to boost their stock for the 2004 NFL draft. He will track the progress of these players leading up the the April 24 NFL draft.

Shawn Andrews*, OT, Arkansas -- Maintaining an optimum weight will be the biggest question to answer. Teams want to know if he is 350 or 370 and what kind of overall stamina he will have. With acceptable numbers he has a shot to be a mid-first-round pick.

Mel Kiper Jr.

Football analyst
Mel Kiper has served as an NFL draft analyst for ESPN since 1984. He is a regular contributor on SportsCenter and ESPN Radio and writes weekly for ESPN Insider.