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Arenas punt returns boost Alabama; Smelley struggles in The Swamp

Steve Muench's weekly matchup report looks at the performances of Alabama return man Javier Arenas and South Carolina QB Chris Smelley.

Originally Published: November 18, 2008
By Steve Muench | Scouts Inc.

For NFL teams, hitting or missing on draft picks can be the difference between making the playoffs and playing golf in January, so it should come as no surprise that scouts leave no stone unturned when evaluating players' skill sets. It's a grueling process that involves seemingly endless film sessions, but there are games that can make scouts sit up and pay particular attention.

These are the games that feature a prospect who's lining up against one of the best units or players in the ...

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