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ESPN.com (In$ider) - WRs, TEs making plenty of noise in 2011
As we approach the halfway point to the college football regular season, there's enough of a sampling to begin to identify risers and fallers among NFL draft prospects. Pass-catchers have dominated the landscape early this season, and NFL talent evaluators are certainly taking notice, so this week's edition of the Nickel Package will focus on some fast-rising receivers.

Houston Chronicle - Houston native Andrew Luck shows just how great he is
Not that it needed any help, but Andrew Luck’s NFL draft stock probably got a boost on Saturday. The Houston native and Stanford quarterback, already called one of the best college quarterback prospects since John Elway, did his best Peyton Manning impersonation in a 45-19 victory over UCLA.

National Football Post - Breaking down the game of Wisconsin WR Nick Toon
A tall, physically put together wide out with a good-sized frame, long arms and strong hands. Possesses an sudden element to his game off the line laterally. Knows how to set up receivers, uses his short area quickness to beat press, shrugs off contact well and can separate quickly away from his man

Elyria Chronicle-Telegram - Browns second-round pick Greg Little on best behavior
So far, it appears their gamble will pay off nicely. In his first four games, the rookie has shown signs of being a legitimate playmaker, while not displaying any of the careless behavior that earned him a permanent ban from NCAA competition.

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