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Do the people around Luck make him look better or does Andrew Luck make everyone around him look better?
It's a question that needs to be raised. Luck has been surrounded by an undeniable amount of talent that the NFL has been recognizing (and drafting). At a quick glance, since his sophomore year Luck has been surrounded by: Jonathan Martin, first-round offensive tackle; David DeCastro, first-round offensive guard; Toby Gehart, second-round running back; Owen Marecic, fourth-round fullback; Chris Owusu, fourth or fifth-round wide receiver; Ryan Whalen, sixth-round wide receiver; and Jim Dray seventh-round tight end.
I understand that a lot of great NFL Quarterbacks were surrounded by a ton of talent in college but there are also a lot of guys who were overvalued because of the talent around them (Jamarcus Russell comes to mind). Two first-round offensive linemen, however, can absolutely make any college QB look a lot better.
So for the sake of argument, while Andrew Luck can still be great he may not be as good as everyone thinks because of the elite pieces around him.