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Harrell, Ringer, Bradford among prospects in top matchups

Todd McShay's latest Draft Buzz looks at the plethora of big-time individual matchups in Week 13 and spotlights a small-school standout.

Originally Published: November 21, 2008
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.
Can't-miss individual matchups
Each week we will examine some of the most intriguing individual matchups in the nation, and there is no shortage this week. Plenty of big-name prospects are lining up against top competition in games that have significance for their teams. Here's a look at the top 10 matchups around the country:

1. Virginia LOT Eugene Monroe vs. Clemson DE Ricky Sapp*
2. BYU WR Austin Collie* vs. Utah CB Sean Smith*
3. Connecticut RB Donald Brown* vs. South Florida OLB Tyrone McKenzie
4. Texas Tech QB Graham Harrell vs. Oklahoma DSs Lendy Holmes and Nic Harris
5. Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford** vs. Texas Tech DS Darcel McBath
6. Pittsburgh WR Derek Kinder vs. Cincinnati CBs Mike Mickens and DeAngelo Smith
7. Michigan State RB Javon Ringer vs. OLBs Navorro Bowman** and Tyrell Sales
8. Oklahoma LOT Phil Loadholt vs. Texas Tech DEs Brandon Williams* and McKinner Dixon*
9. Boise State RB Ian Johnson vs. Nevada OLB Josh Mauga
10. Arizona WR Mike Thomas vs. Oregon State CBs Keenan Lewis and Brandon Hughes