Mel Kiper Biography
Mel Kiper is an ESPN commentator that focuses on American football. Since 1984, he has been a regular on ESPN’s annual NFL draft coverage, delivering in-depth analysis of the nation’s probable draft picks.
Mel Kiper Age
He was born on 25 July 1960 in, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Mel Kiper Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet tall.
Mel Kiper Education
Calvert Hall College High School was his high school. Later, he attended Baltimore County Community College. Kiper has never played organized football (he did play junior varsity baseball before injuring his arm), but he is a member of the booster club’s board of directors.
Mel Kiper Parents
He is a beloved son to Mel Kiper Sr(father) and Rheta Kiper (mother).
Mel Kiper Wife
He has been married to Kim Kiper. The do has been together since 1989. Kim assists him in running Mel Kiper Enterprises from their Baltimore home.
Mel Kiper Kids
He is a loving father of one daughter Lauren Kiper. Lauren is presently employed with Colmont Restaurant Group, LLC as a marketing intern. Stevenson University in Maryland is where she is majoring in business communications. She blogs about fitness in her leisure time and lists marketing, sales, advertising, and corporate and graphic design as her professional “passions.”
Mel Kiper Mock Draft
Ernie Accorsi, the Baltimore Colts’ general manager, urged Kiper to pursue a career as a draft commentator, according to Kiper. Accorsi convinced Kiper that there was a market for draft data and that he turn his research into a business. On ESPN shows, Kiper and fellow draft expert Todd McShay are frequently featured together and discuss their mock drafts.
Mel Kiper Big Board
The big board is a program where every week, Kiper rates the top 25 players. During ESPN’s draft broadcast, Kiper’s big board appears on the ticker and instantly refreshes when a player is chosen.
Mel Kiper ESPN
Kiper Jr. has served as an expert analyst for ESPN’s annual NFL Draft coverage. He gives in-depth scouting information on the country’s top collegiate football players. His pre-draft forecasts are typically the most accurate in the business. His first-round picks are as accurate as 80% of the time. Kiper is a regular on SportsCenter and NFL Live. Additionally, he co-hosts ESPN Radio’s Dari and Mel and contributes to ESPN.com.
Moreover, Kiper is the president of Kiper Enterprises, a company he created while still in college in 1981. Every week, he watches 20 to 25 college games as part of his year-long research. He gains even more in-depth knowledge by seeing so many games during the season, in addition to what he learns from lengthy interviews with coaches, players, and team executives from across the NFL and college ranks. Kiper’s likeness may also be found in video games such as ESPN NFL 2K5, NFL Head Coach, and Madden NFL 07-08.
Mel Kiper Salary
He is estimated to earn a salary of $400,000 annually.
Mel Kiper Networth
He has garnered a networth of approximately $ 7 million.