The 2011 Orange Bowl features five potential top-100 picks in the 2011 NFL Draft, headlined by Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. As bowl season winds down and the NFL Draft inches closer, the only question left is whether Luck, a potential No. 1 overall pick, will declare. The latest NFL Mock Draft has Luck going No. 1 to the Carolina Panthers, while Mocking The Draft has Luck as the No. 2 prospect, behind Georgia's A.J. Green.
Here's a look at the rest of the prospects in the Orange Bowl, taken from Mocking The Draft's top-200.
Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech running back: Williams ranks as the No. 59 overall prospect. The sophomore finished the regular season with 473 yards and nine touchdowns, despite missing four games. His workload is down, but the potential is there.
Owen Marecic, Stanford fullback/linebacker: Dubbed "The Perfect Player," Marecic does it all for the Cardinal. Against Notre Dame, Marecic scored touchdowns on back-to-back plays, diving into the end zone as a fullback and returning an interception for a touchdown as a linebacker. Marecic may be the most intriguing storyline in the Orange Bowl. Marecic is ranked as the No. 94 overall prospect.
Sione Fua, Stanford defensive tackle: The Stanford front seven is strong and powerful, led by Fua up front. At 6-foot-2, 302 pounds, Fua has the girth to plug holes and the size to play at the next level. Fua is the No. 96 overall prospect.
Chris Owusu, Stanford wide receiver: Owusu rounds out the top-100, checking-in at No. 99. The junior was plagued by injuries in 2010, missing six games due to injury. Thus far, he's caught 24 passes for 394 yards and three touchdowns.
Keep an eye on these prospects as the Stanford Cardinal and Virginia Tech Hokies square-off in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3 at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN.