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This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It's the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss.
PLAYERS WITH THE MOST TO LOSE OR GAIN BEFORE 2014 DRAFT
NO. 4, JAKE MATTHEWS AND ANTHONY BARR
This list could have gone 10 or 20 deep, so yes, sticking Jake Matthews and Anthony Barr together at the fourth spot is cheating a bit.
But, they did take similar risks this offseason.
Matthews could have come out after a very good season at Texas A&M and been a high first-round pick, even in a draft full of good offensive tackles. Barr was dominant at times at outside linebacker for UCLA last year, and he would have been a high pick, too. There were a lot of pass rushers selected high with less production than Barr had last season.
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But both came back and can work on their games, in different ways.
For Matthews, this is his chance to play left tackle. He was at right tackle last year, but that's because the Aggies had a pretty good left tackle already, Luke Joeckel. He went second overall in the draft.
Matthews had a few reasons for coming back. He wanted to play with his younger brother Mike, a sophomore. He thought Texas A&M has a chance at a special 2013 season, and he might be right. It's also an important year because if he struggles on the left side, it will hurt his
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