Quarterbacks have gone No. 1 overall eight out of the past 10 years. CAA, which represents Gabbert, has represented seven of the past eight overall No. 1 picks. Despite playing in a spread offense at Missouri, Gabbert is the top-rated quarterback and is the kind of player Carolina could sell to its fans.As our sister paper in Kansas City opines, the Sports Illustrated's columnist must not have witnessed Gabbert's two costly interceptions in the Insight Bowl. Gabbert, btw, isn't the only Mizzou Tiger that Permloff has going in the first round. He sees defense end Aldon Smith going as high as No. 9 pick to the Tennessee Titans.
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