On Sunday, Florio said that Idaho guard Mike Iupati could crash the elite tackle party at the top of the draft, and possibly get selected in the top ten.
ESPN’s Michael Smith, writing on Twitter late Tuesday night, says one team is especially fond of him.
“The Mike Iupati to Oakland @ #8 talk is picking up steam,” Smith wrote. “Two league sources who know the Raiders well tell me that’s who they’re targeting.”
It’s always difficult to gauge what Al Davis will do, but this sounds just crazy enough to happen. Someone with this great a Mel Kiper impression couldn’t be wrong.