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COMMENTARY: Did Crichton make right choice?

SCOTT CRICHTON

SOME SAY THAT Scott Crichton opting to enter the NFL Draft early was a surprise, others say the signs have long been there. But all can agree on this: it's a blow to the 2014 Beavs. Taking emotion out of it, did Crichton make the right call on going pro?

I'm not so sure. There are certainly many plusses that argue for Scott Crichton to go pro. But there are enough question marks that make me think he would have benefitted more by returning to Oregon State for his senior campaign. Crichton certainly had a good junior year. But it wasn't the great one that was forecast after a sterling sophomore season. His stats were mostly similar, but the...

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