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Leinart, Young are tough call for teams

The link between Matt Leinart and Vince Young grows stronger.

In December, they sat together at the Heisman Trophy ceremony. In January, they faced each other for a national title. Now they're in Indianapolis vying to become the first quarterback chosen in April's NFL draft.

Separating them is the challenge.

"Matt's success at Southern Cal over the last couple of years is almost unprecedented in the history of the school. He understands offense, he understands defense, and moves the football and makes plays in big games," Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher said Friday.

"Vince, on the other hand, is a different style of quarterback, certainly if not the top, one of the top athletes coming out of the draft."

BACK FROM ITALY: For Jeremy Bloom, it's welcome to double duty, Olympian. "Oh man, I'm on top of the world," Bloom said, three days after arriving in Indianapolis to chase his other passion - football. "I dreamed big as a kid, but I never dreamed that in a span of one week, I'd be competing in the Olympics and at the NFL combine." Bloom finished sixth in the Olympic moguls last week in Turin, Italy. By Friday, he was undergoing the usual combine routine.

DRAFT ORDER: San Francisco won a coin toss and will get the sixth pick in the April draft, followed by Oakland. The Bay Area teams both finished 4-12 last season, tying for the sixth and seventh picks.

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