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ESPN scout blames Colorado Football OL for Shedeur being behind Beck on draft boards

ESPN's Matt Miller sees Georgia's Carson Beck ahead of Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Shedeur Sanders, and his skepticism about the Buffs' offensive line is why.

“Remember, Georgia’s offense was actually better last year, his first year as a starter, replacing Stetson Bennett, than it had been in previous years, even though they didn’t win the national championship again,” Miller said (h/t On 3). “I believe Beck is the best quarterback in this class because of how well he protects himself in the pocket and because he uses his big right arm so well.

“Shedeur Sanders is a very accurate passer, but he gets shaken up in the pocket sometimes. Can get banged up a little bit. That's going to be a big question for a quarterback who is 6'2″ and 215 pounds.”

FS1's Undisputed host Skip Bayless believes that Shedeur is not only the best QB in the Big 12but the best QB in the country.

“Shedeur is not only the best quarterback in this conference, he is the best quarterback in this country,” Bayless said (h/t Marca.com). “And he'll be the first pick in the draft and I think he'll be really, really good in professional football. He's the most experienced and seasoned college quarterback you could imagine.”

There are differing opinions on where Shedeur stands, but everyone sees him as a first-round pick. NFL franchises in need of a QB will consider him as a possible franchise successor, but he will have to be healthy enough for that to happen.

Fortunately, the Buffs' offensive line seems to have improved significantly and could allow the “grown-up QB” to make another leap in his final college season.