No doubt Nick Fairley is an elite prospect
There were 11 players in the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game between Auburn and Oregon who receive draftable grades from Scouts Inc., some of whom shined under the bright lights and others who did not fare so well.
Here's what I saw from the NFL prospects on the field in the title game, including two possible first-round picks (as always, draft-eligible underclassmen are noted with asterisks):
What did a highly-ranked defensive tackle do to solidify his standing as an elite prospect? Where does Auburn QB Cam Newton stand after an up-and-down performance? Which Oregon defender showed the ability to contribute at the next level? Steve Muench breaks down those prospects and others only for ESPN Insiders.