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Best College Player to help Boyz @ #18

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by garyv, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. garyv

    garyv Active Member

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    I'm feeling as though the very best College Player to help Boyz @ #18 would be BYU Defensive End Ezekiel (Ziggy) Ansah. I just feel after looking at the situation that having his skill set across from DeMarcus Ware will give teams absolute fits. I just wish there was a way to get both him and Kwane Short....WOW that would give us tremendous pressure on opposing QB's.
  2. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    I disagree, I'm not big on Ziggy. I watched him play a few times this year he makes splash plays but disappears through the game. I think he will go before 18. I also like Datone Jones as SDE.
  3. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    I was actually just about to make a post regarding Ansah.


    At first I was completely against drafting this guy in the first round, cuz he's too much of a project. But then I got to thinking... we have one of the best DL coaches in the game now in Marinelli. If anyone can tap that potential it's him.

    That said, I'd still rather have Warmack or Cooper in the first over Ansah but I wouldn't get upset if we took him.

    I'm actually starting to lean toward Short in the first. That dude is Sapp-like.
  4. kirkjrk

    kirkjrk Active Member

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    Agree, he has been my pet cat for the last two months. I'm listing possible first round picks I like DL in no particular order. Ezekial Ansah, Kawaan Short, Sheldon Richardson.
  5. The Realist

    The Realist Active Member

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    If I could have any player in the draft right now it would be Eric Fisher.
  6. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    I wouldn't mind Jordan Hill in the 2nd as well (if he dropped far enough).
  7. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Oh hell yeah, but we pick nowhere near where he'll get picked.
  8. Prossman

    Prossman Active Member

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    At 18 i would grab Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri and trade up to where i had to to grab Barrett Jones alabama. Im really over the center my committe. If i still had a 3rd id grab travis fredrick from wisconson be thrilled.
  9. The Realist

    The Realist Active Member

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    We weren't picking anywhere near where Claiborne would get drafted last year either.
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    yeah but we have too many needs to fill in a draft that is deep at the positions we need so I doubt we trade up this year.



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  11. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    Well we have Jerry "we're looking for a wow player" Jones as GM so who knows what selection he will make.
  12. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    We had the same needs last year when they traded up. I would not be shocked at all if they trade up like last year.
  13. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    :banghead:
  14. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    I don't know if we'll trade up like last year although I wouldn't be terribly surprised to move up or down 2-3. There's enough depth on the lines this years' draft.
  15. Doc50

    Doc50 Original Fan Zone Supporter

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    Our first 3 picks need to be OL, DL, & safety - in no particular order.
    I should think that the new experienced coaches would have significant input on those choices, and if the guys they want are not the over-hyped picks, we may trade down. We can speculate all we want, but the coaches need to take responsibility for the choices they make, whether immediate-impact players or projects.
  16. ceerrece

    ceerrece Active Member

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    Some dominant interior linemen: Warmack, Cooper... we need a three down player.
  17. Shinywalrus

    Shinywalrus Active Member

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    Ansah may be the right pick, but if the metric we're using is "Best player to help the Cowboys," I'm not sure there's anyone with a 1st round grade we'd consider more of a project. If you're looking for a first year impact guy, is this really it?

    I have trouble believing it.
  18. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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  19. respectdatstar

    respectdatstar Member

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    Isn't Ansah getting JPP comparisons?
  20. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    That is mostly due to them both being raw football players with exceptional physical talent. Also, both were born in other countries.

    JPP
    Born in Haiti.
    Didn't play Football until Junior year in High School.
    Played JUCO then 1 year at South Florida.
    Pre-draft: 6-5, 270

    Ansah
    Born in Ghana.
    Didn't play football until arriving at BYU.
    Pre-draft: 6-5, 274

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