Among players eligible for the 2015 NFL Draft, no one was more impressive in this key Big Ten matchup than the Golden Gophers' 5-10, 229 pound running back David Cobb, who rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns in defeat.
Terrific individual performances from a number of highly regarded NFL prospects pushed Miami past Virginia Tech 30-6 Thursday night, none more impressive than Duke Johnson, who gashed the Hokies for a career-high 249 yards.
News of Gurley's suspension is certainly reason for NFL scouts to investigate further but if suspensions to prior SEC stars like AJ Green and Johnny Manziel for similar transgressions are any indication, the junior running back's first round status isn't likely to change.
Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston may be the headliners but a strong class of defensive linemen could prove the real story of the 2015 NFL draft. With the NFL and NCAA seasons under way, Senior Analyst Rob Rang projects what may happen in the first round.