Film study: Comparing Erik McCoy and Cesar Ruiz’s final college seasons

The Saints drafted two of the best center prospects to enter the NFL over the last two seasons.

When everything settles as it should, Cesar Ruiz will likely end up playing center, with Erik McCoy moving to right guard. Both men's talents are best suited at these positions, especially McCoy, who can use his athleticism to get down the field and lead the way for the running backs.

Both players were incredibly talented and steady college centers, but who was better? After reviewing every pass-blocking snap of each player's final college season, the result is closer than one might expect given their draft positions.

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