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Pass rush production in college and the Eagles' draft history

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Daniel Te’o-Nesheim was the all-time leader in sacks at the University of Washington. Phillip Hunt led the CFL in sacks with 16, so the Eagles are giving him a look. Brandon Graham had 10, 10, and 8 his last 3 years at Michigan. Chris Gocong set a 1-AA record with 23.5 in one season at Cal Poly. Bryan Smith had 10.5 and 13.5 his last 2 years in college. Andy Studebaker led all of NCAA with 17.5 his senior season.  Trent Cole had 8.5 his senior season.  I could go on. 

What's the point here?  The Eagles seem to value pass rushers that put up big numbers in college, or in Hunt's case... Canada.  I compiled the sacks for the last 2 years for each of the Top 250 DE's as rated by CBS, and a few OLB's that could also project as a 43 DE in the pros.  Here are the results - Do with them what you will:

Player 2010 sacks 2009 sacks Last 2 years
Von Miller 11 17 28
Ryan Kerrigan 13 12 25
Ricky Elmore 11 10 21
Da'Quan Bowers 16 3 19
Aldon Smith 6 11 17
Justin Houston 10 7 17
Sam Acho 8 8 16
Adrian Clayborn 11 4 15
Jabaal Sheard 9 5 14
Allen Bailey 7 7 14
Cliff Matthews 6 7 13
Cameron Jordan 6 6 12
Robert Quinn DNP 11 11
J.J. Watt 7 4 11
Ryan Winterswyk 2 9 11
Cameron Heyward 4 6 10
Ugo Chinasa 4 6 10
Markus White 8 2 10
Eddie Jones 6 3 9
Christian Ballard 3 5 8
Pierre Allen 3 5 8
Greg Romeus 0 (2 games) 8 8
Pernell McPhee 2 5 7
Brandon Bair 3 2 5