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NFL scout thinks Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace is 'actually burning the city down'

He's a man of many names - Good Bo, Bad Bo or Dr. Bo.

According to one NFL scout, you can add arsonist to Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace's list of labels.

It's not unusual for pro scouts these days to give their takes on college athletes as long as they go unidentified in the report. It makes for some interesting observations and one NFC scouting director gave a doozy of a quote on Wallace to NFL.com.

The web site quoted the prominent scout as saying:

"Bo Wallace is one of those types of quarterbacks who is always trying to save the city but he's actually burning it down."

Wallace has done a better job of cutting down on turnovers this season after throwing 27 interceptions over his first two years at Ole Miss, but he has still managed to make mistakes in crucial situations over the last month.

He threw an interception in the end zone in the final moments of the 10-7 loss at LSU. Wallace should have thrown the ball out of bounds or gone for the quick toss to pick up a few extra yards for the field goal try.

In the fourth quarter of the 35-31 loss to Auburn, Wallace had the ball punched from his hands for a fumble as he worked toward the goal line.

He has thrown for 2,554 yards, 22 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Those numbers are fine, but he still has much to prove if the No. 8 Rebels (8-2) are to close out the regular season with wins over Arkansas and No. 4 Mississippi State.

We know at least one NFL scout won't be giving the thumbs up on picking Wallace in the 2015 draft. 

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