Commentary

O-line and D-line create buzz on Day 3

Scouts Inc. has the buzz from Day 3 of practice at the East-West Shrine game.

Originally Published: January 15, 2009
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.
HOUSTON -- Here's a look at the players on both rosters who had good showings and struggled on Day 3 of Shrine Game practice week:

Around the East team

• It's obvious that Penn State's Deon Butler is the most polished receiver on the East squad. He is tough for his size (5-foot-10, 168 pounds), knows how to get open versus zone coverage and displays adequate-to-good speed. However, the East receivers as a whole leave a lot to be desired, and there are concerns about Butler's slight frame as well as the tightness in his hips.

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