For most teams this week marks the beginning of the conference slate. There are some strong matchups that should help illuminate the prospects of many players, including several I will see in person in East Lansing.
Georgia at Ole Miss, 12 PM on ESPN
Normally I use these previews to focus more broadly on a host of prospects in a single game, but I’m calling an audible here and devoting all the attention on Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly.
I know many trusted evaluators see potential NFL greatness in Jim Kelly’s nephew. Dane Brugler and Rob Rang at CBS, two guys I like and respect very much, have him pegged as a first-round talent. Matt Miller at Bleacher Report, another evaluator whose opinion I value, compares him to Jay Cutler as a prospect.
I just don’t see it with Kelly. I see glimpses. I see tools, like the (read more…)