With the fifth pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs did not select…Bryan Bulaga, Tackle, University of Iowa.
Bulaga was the consensus pick a year ago according to the 20 mock drafts we monitored right up to draft day. He commanded 60% of the vote, appearing on 12 of 20 ballots. The Chiefs actual choice,
Other players receiving attention were Russell Okung (15%), Trent Williams (10%) and Rolando McClain (5%).
This year, we’ve done the same exercise – selected 21 mock drafts to follow in order to find a consensus opinion on who the Chiefs will pick at No. 21.
So, according to the 2011 edition of our Mock Monitor...
With the 21st pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select Gabe Carimi, Tackle, University of Wisconsin.
For what it's worth, Carimi led the charge this year with 42.9% of the vote.
As of late Wednesday night, here’s how our final Mock Monitor played out.
T Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin (42.9%)
Don Banks (SI.com) – Gabe Carimi
Jarrett Bell (USA Today) – Gabe Carimi
Adam Caplan (FoxSports.com) – Gabe Carimi
Charles Davis (NFL.com) – Gabe Carimi
Peter King (SI.com) – Gabe Carimi
Mel Kiper (ESPN.com) – Gabe Carimi
Nolan Nawrocki (ProFootballWeekly.com) – Gabe Carimi
Peter Schrager (Foxsports.com) – Gabe Carimi
Evan Silva (Profootballtalk.com) – Gabe Carimi
OLB Akeem Ayers, UCLA (9.5%)
Bucky Brooks (NFL.com) – Akeem Ayers
Rob Rang (NFLDraftScout.com; CBS) – Akeem Ayers
OLB Brooks Reed, Arizona (9.5%)
Todd McShay (ESPN.com) – Brooks Reed
Pete Prisco (CBSSports.com) – Brooks Reed
T Nate Solder, Colorado (9.5%)
Brian Billick (FoxSports.com) – Nate Solder
Chad Reuter (NFLDraftScout.com; CBS) – Nate Solder
OL Danny Watkins, Baylor (9.5%)
Clark Judge (CBSSports.com) – Danny Watkins
Mike Mayock (NFL.com) – Danny Watkins
T Anthony Castonzo, Boston College (4.8%)
Brian Baldinger (NFL.com) – Anthony Castonzo
G/C Mike Pouncey, Florida (4.8%)
Pat Kirwin (NFL.com) – Mike Pouncey
DT Phil Taylor, Baylor (4.8%)
Steve Wyche (NFL.com) – Phil Taylor
LB Martez Wilson, Illinois (4.8%)
Russ Lande (Sporting News) – Martez Wilson