Why RG3 could go ahead of Luck
How the Baylor star could be as good, or better, than Andrew Luck
It is considered a fait accompli that the Indianapolis Colts will select Stanford Cardinal quarterback Andrew Luck with the first pick of the 2012 NFL draft, but what if this honor came down to an open competition between Luck and Baylor Bears quarterback Robert Griffin III (aka RG3)?
Luck has been considered the top quarterback prospect for such a long time now that it might be thought he would win this type of battle hands down, but there are at least ten reasons RG3 could be the No. 1 pick over Luck.
Reason No 1: Better overall statistics in 2011
Let's first examine both quarterbacks' statistics against schools from BCS conferences last season (sans Baylor's game against Kansas).
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