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How much will Poyer be missed in 2013?

JORDAN POYER

IT'S A SERIOUS question. Just how much will the Oregon State defense miss Jordan Poyer in 2103? On paper, it would seem like a lot. He was recently named All-America by the AFCA. National media has long touted his NFL prospects. Some have gone as far as to say he is one of the best corners in the NCAA.

Really? It goes without saying that Jordan Poyer is a good, nay great, athlete. But being a great athlete and being a great cornerback are two completely different things. There's also little question that Poyer can be a very good man-to-man corner. But I'm going to go against the prevailing wisdom here and say I'm not convinced that for Oregon State, he's irreplaceably great. Poyer is not a...

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