Whenever teams like Alabama and LSU square off, NFL draft scouts think Christmas has arrived a couple of months early.
Sure, the matchup between the Tigers and Crimson Tide means a lot as far as the BCS rankings are concerned. It will also play a huge factor in who comes out of the SEC West this season and who earns a trip to the SEC Championship Game. But this game features a ton of players that will be playing football at the next level for a few lucky NFL teams.
A total of eight players were drafted in the first two rounds between these two teams in last year’s NFL draft, and it won't be surprising if that number is topped next year.
Let's take a look at all of the players that are eligible for next season's draft and pick out some of the best players that will likely be taken in the first round.