Yes, the NFL will be watching Michigan State-Ohio State game

Senior linebacker Joshua Perry is likely a player NFL scouts will want to get to know more about as the draft approaches next spring.
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The stakes are high for Ohio State and Michigan State on Saturday when they square off in Columbus. 

The winner will maintain control of its destiny in the Big Ten East division race and stay alive in the pursuit of a spot in the College Football Playoff. 

Lots of the players will have their reputations on the line, too, and not just in terms of leaving a legacy at their respective schools. 

ProFootballTalk.com reports 19 NFL scouts have attained credentials to the game. 

Seventeen teams will be represented at Ohio Stadium, and they figure to have plenty to watch, including Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa and linebackers Darron Lee and Joshua Perry along with MSU quarterback Connor Cook, his left tackle Jack Conklin and top target Aaron Burbridge. 

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