2021 NFL Draft Prospect Matchup Preview – Week 14

Want to get to know the draft prospects for the 2021 NFL Draft? This weekly column breaks down the best matchups to watch each week in college football.

By Charlie Campbell.
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Oklahoma State vs. TCU; Saturday, Dec. 5, 12:00 PM ET ESPN2

The Prospects:
  • Oklahoma State WR Tylan Wallace, No. 2
  • Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard, No. 30
  • Oklahoma State RT Teven Jenkins, No. 73
  • Oklahoma State CB Rodarius Williams, No. 8

  • TCU S Ar’Darius Williams, No. 24
  • TCU S Trevon Moehrig, No. 7
The Matchups: Williams and Moerig will be tested by Wallace, one of the best receivers in the Big XII. Those three all have a shot at being early-round picks next April, so this tape will be viewed a lot by NFL evaluators in the months to come.

Florida vs. Tennessee; Saturday, Dec. 5, 3:30 PM ET CBS

The Prospects:
  • Florida QB Kyle Trask, No. 11
  • Florida TE Kyle Pitts, No. 84
  • Florida WR Kadarius Toney, No. 1
  • Florida WR Jacob Copeland, No. 15
  • Florida WR Trevon Grimes, No. 8

  • Florida LT Stone Forsythe, No. 72
  • Florida DE Brenton Cox, No. 1
  • Florida DT Tedarrell Slaton, No. 56
  • Florida LB Ventrell Miller, No. 51
  • Florida S Shawn Davis, No. 6

  • Tennessee G Trey Smith, No. 73
  • Tennessee RT Cade Mays, No. 68
The Matchups: There is a good matchup in the trenches of this rivalry game, as Slaton against Smith will be a battle of future NFL competitors. Mays will also see a tough set in the dangerous Cox rushing off the edge. Trask, Pitts and Toney should continue their huge seasons against the Tennessee defense.

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia; Saturday, Dec. 5, 4:00 PM ET SECN

The Prospects:
  • Vanderbilt DE Dayo Odeyingbo, No. 10

  • Georgia RB Zamir White, No. 3
  • Georgia LB Monty Rice, No. 32
  • Georgia LB Azeez Ojulari, No. 13
  • Georgia DT Jordan Davis, No. 99

  • Georgia S Richard LeCounte, No. 2
  • Georgia CB Tyson Campbell, No. 3
  • Georgia CB D.J. Daniel, No. 14
  • Georgia CB Eric Stokes, No. 27
The Matchups: This game has some good edge rush prospects for the NFL in Odeyingbo and Ojulari. Odeyingbo could be a high second-rounder and has been a bright spot in a rough season for Vanderbilt. Ojulari could use some big games to close out the year, but he probably should return to Georgia for 2021.

Alabama vs. LSU; Saturday, Dec. 5, 8:00 PM ET CBS

The Prospects:
  • Alabama QB Mac Jones, No. 10
  • Alabama WR DeVonta Smith, No. 6
  • Alabama OT Alex Leatherwood, No. 70
  • Alabama C Landon Dickerson, No. 69
  • Alabama RB Najee Harris, No. 22

  • Alabama DL LaBryan Ray, No. 18
  • Alabama DT Christian Barmore, No. 58
  • Alabama ILB Dylan Moses, No. 32
  • Alabama CB Patrick Surtain II, No. 2
  • Alabama CB Josh Jobe, No. 28

  • LSU WR Terrace Marshall Jr., No. 6
  • LSU OLB Jabril Cox, No. 19
  • LSU ILB Damone Clark, No. 35
  • LSU G Ed Ingram, No. 70
  • LSU DL Neil Farrell, No. 92
  • LSU RB Chris Curry, No. 24
  • LSU RT Austin Deculus, No. 76
The Matchups: This game will be an Alabama blowout, but there still should be some good draft matchups to monitor. The best battle to watch for the NFL will be Marshall taking on Surtain and Jobe. Surtain has issues with speed and twitch, so he could help himself if he can demonstrate the ability to run with Marshall and prevent separation.

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