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Big Board constants Peterson and Jones battled, and both confirmed suspicions

Updated: November 8, 2010, 6:29 PM ET
By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN Insider
Getty ImagesIn a battle of Big Board stars, both Patrick Peterson and Julio Jones managed to look good.

The much-ballyhooed matchup between Alabama WR Julio Jones and LSU CB Patrick Peterson didn't disappoint. Jones was able to come away with six catches and a touchdown against Peterson but managed just 51 receiving yards. And six of those yards came on a short pass in which fellow Bama wideout Darius Hanks ran interference for Jones and Peterson had no chance to make a play.

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