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ESPN: Kiper: Gabbert is draft's No. 1 pick

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper released his third mock draft of the offseason on Wednesday and Big 12 fans will recognize the name at the top.

Kiper says former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert will be drafted No. 1 overall by the Carolina Panthers, despite the Panthers spending a second-round pick on former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen in the 2010 draft.

Clausen started 10 games last season, but finished with just three touchdown passes and nine interceptions, completing just over 52 percent of his passes.

Here's Kiper's take on why Gabbert will be the first name called in next month's ...

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