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NFL Draft prep: Need WR? Check LSU and A&M
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A tremendous SEC thriller. A couple of surprising results in a battle of Big Ten powerhouses. And the best show in sports putting on yet another display. All a part of another great weekend of college football. And there was plenty noteworthy from the perspective of Eagles fans come draft time. Let's go game by game:

Georgia 44, LSU 41

Given the Eagles' needs, I was hoping to see a defensive standout in this game, but after 943 total yards and 85 combined points, defense was nowhere to be found.

Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia, 6-1/210
Big stats, few big wins. That was Murray’s resume entering this game. In fact, Murray was 2-9 vs. Top 15 teams. But the senior changed a lot of minds Saturday. He drove his team 75 yards for the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter against a very good LSU team. Most importantly, Murray is showcasing his full arsenal: a strong arm, good elusiveness, solid decision-making. His size had scouts questioning his ability at the next level, but he is answering those questions with authority. I still don't see him as a fit for what Chip Kelly likes to do on offense, but if he rises up draft boards, he might push a QB back to the Eagles that does fit their needs.

Odell Beckham, 6-0/190, and Jarvis Landry, 6-1/195 - WRs, LSU
The LSU WR tandem obliterated the Bulldogs' secondary to the tune of 16 grabs for 274 yards and a TD. Landry, in particular, consistently had his way on crossing routes and in making plays after he caught the football in space. But for the season, Beckham's 19.5 yards per catch is eye-catching. Both players are juniors so it remains to be seen whether they enter the draft, but given the issues the Eagles have had finding a complement to DeSean Jackson, wide receiver is now a position worth watching.

Ohio State 31, Wisconsin 24

Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State, 5-11/192
This was an uneven game for one of the most respected corners in the nation. Roby started off strong. He defended a short slant on the Badgers' first series and later came up in run support and stuck a Wisconsin running back. But in the process, he wound up hurting his back, and although he showed toughness in returning, things fell apart quickly. Wisconsin - a team not known for its aerial attack - picked on the junior. To be fair, on the first TD he allowed, he covered Jared Abbrederis as well as he could. But, on the second TD, Roby bit hard on an out-route and was easily beaten for another score. He did get get an interception, but not a great night overall for one of the most highly thought-of corners in college football. Corner is an area of great need for the Eagles and Roby didn't distinguish himself on Saturday.

Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State, 6-2/220
The Heisman hopeful put on a show in his return from injury. More importantly for his pro prospects, he dominated through the air as opposed to on the ground. Despite missing the last two weeks because of a knee injury, Miller hit on six of his first seven throws, including a 25-yard dart to Evan Spencer. He added 83 rushing yards and became the Buckeyes' all-time leading rusher at quarterback. But it was his throwing (4 TD, 0 INT) that stood out. I believe Miller should stay in school another year since this QB draft is loaded, but he was impressive.

Texas A&M 45, Arkansas 33

Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M, 6-5/225
Evans' breakout performance came against the Alabama Crimson Tide. In front of a national TV audience, he dominated. The redshirt sophomore hauled in 279 yards worth of Johnny Football passes, while taking three separate IV's to combat cramping (one before the game, one at halftime and one after), and set a school record for receiving yards. This past Saturday, Evans was at it again, nabbing two more touchdown passes and totaling 116 yards. His massive frame, combined with his "just fast enough" speed should have scouts salivating. Imagine Evans as a weapon paired with Jackson in the Eagles offense. He could potentially be devastating.

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M, 6-1/210
I saved the best for last because there may be no better show in all of sports right now. Don't believe me? Ask Floyd "Money" Mayweather, the world's top pound-for-pound boxer and top showman. Mayweather bet $200,000 on Manziel two weeks ago, then bragged on Howard Stern's show that he would lay another $300,000 to win this week. He backed off and bet only $30,000 when the line kept going up, but Mayweather told Stern "Johnny Football never has an off day." And "Money" was correct again this past Saturday. Manziel is just fascinating to watch. But his best sequence came early in the second quarter. On 2nd-and-12 from the Arkansas 13, he scrambled for six yards. In the post-tackle scrum, Manziel came up jawing at a Razorback DB. On the next play, the Hogs sent that same DB on a blitz after Manziel, but Johnny Football spied the blitz, spun away from trouble and lofted a perfectly thrown TD pass to Evans. A two-play sequence that summed him up perfectly: brash, daring, talented, cocky and impossible not to watch. I'm still skeptical about his abilities at the next level, but he's beginning to wear me down.