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Le'Veon Bell = Pretty Much The Entire MSU Offense in 2012
It is always hard to break these lists at a certain arbitrary number of players (10 in this case), so here are a few players who will certainly be drafted but did not quite make the cut:
Le'Veon Bell, Michigan State RB (Rated 130th by CBS Sports)
Bell has not officially declared for the draft yet because his season just ended on Saturday night against TCU. That game, much like the showcase opening game against Boise State, was another huge performance from Bell. He led the conference with 1,648 rushing yards, but the more impressive statistic was leading the nation with 824 yards after initial contact (per CBS).
Zach Boren, Ohio State FB/LB (Rated 87th by FFT)
Boren was likely going to be one of the top fullback prospects coming into the draft before he switched to linebacker in the middle of the season, but now his draft stock is even higher. Boren proved he had the vision and lateral quickness to be a solid defender, and his contributions were critical to holding together the Buckeye defense. It will be interesting to see where he ends up playing as a professional.
C.J. Fiedorowicz, Iowa TE (Rated 84th by FFT)
There are a number of tight ends who may end up getting drafted in the late rounds from the Big Ten, but Fiedorowicz probably has a chance to go first from that group. The Hawkeyes struggled in the passing game, but Fiedorowicz was a safety valve on many occasions for QB James Vandenberg. In addition, his blocking skills could be a valuable asset to NFL teams, if he chooses to enter the draft as a junior.
Gerald Hodges, Penn State LB (Rated 122nd by CBS Sports)
Although his stint as a return man was short-lived, Hodges racked up more than 100 tackles for the second straight season. Hodges was the emotional and physical leader of a defense that held strong despite thin depth and some injuries. He is quite possibly the best talent available at linebacker from the B1G, and his upside potential is huge.
Denard Robinson, Michigan QB/WR (Rated 117th by CBS Sports)
Although "Shoelace" may have missed some time thanks to injury in 2012, the result of that injury was a chance to show off at receiver and running back upon his return to the lineup. Robinson appears to have as much talent and toughness as Kordell Stewart, the original slash player who made a long career out of playing multiple offensive positions.