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Bob McGinn's Scout Comments: Demarcus Lawrence

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by perrykemp, May 9, 2014.

  1. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    3. DEMARCUS LAWRENCE, Boise State (6-3, 250, 4.72, 1-2) – Redshirted one year and played another in junior college, started 23 games in 2012-'13 at Boise and declared a year early. "Down defensive end there," one scout said. "Pass rusher. Kind of a rangy guy. Got length, some rush skill and pretty solid production. He's had a few off-the-field issues. You hoped he would run much better." Finished with 120 tackles (34 for loss), 20 sacks and 10 big plays. Garnered 12 sacks in his JUCO season. "I like him as an outside backer," said another scout. "Problem is he's been suspended three times." Wonderlic of 20. "He's a little guy who is quick but not strong," a third scout said. "I don't know what the heck you're going to do with him. He didn't play linebacker there. He strictly rushed the passer. He's not physical. He was extremely disappointing. In fact, the entire Boise State team this year was disappointing." From Aiken, S.C.
  2. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    How was he "extremely disappointing" with that type of production? Sounds pretty good to me.
  3. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    I hate the pick, guy isn't an explosive player.
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  4. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    sigh,this draft went south so quickly with this trade.
  5. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    We need all the help we can get
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  6. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Ugh. Not exactly glowing. Sounds like a desperation pick to me
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  7. Jammer

    Jammer Retired Air Force Guy

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    Doesn't sound promising.
  8. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    Weird pick.. they must know something most of us don't know.
  9. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Looks like there wasn't a consensus opinion from the scouts on Lawrence... well that's why he is a 2nd round pick as opposed to a 1st round pick.
  10. udas

    udas Active Member

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    I really thought they were going up for Ealy, I dont like this trade at all. We could have stayed where we were and still got a pretty good dl. Have to think Lawrence would have slipped quite far in this draft with his off the field issues.
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  11. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    If Marinelli liked him enough to spend two picks on him, I'm sure he'll be a great player. I trust Marinelli. However, we need a lot more than just one player on defense. Not sure if we'll get starting-caliber players with a 4th, 5th and six 7ths.
  12. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    6'3" 250 sounds like a really nice 3-4 OLB to me. More of a puzzler in a 4-3.
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  13. Turf Toe

    Turf Toe Active Member

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    They obviously picked him cuz of his first name.. Bad move
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  14. Chappy

    Chappy Active Member

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    I like the pick and we need someone to get to the QB.
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  15. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Generally that means you made a bad pick.
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  16. Cumart21

    Cumart21 Active Member

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    If he turns out to be a quality pass rusher, then it was worth it. If not, this will prove to be a bad move. The Cowboys need playerS, just just one player. They can't afford to trade their 2nd and 3rd for one player. Very unhappy about this pick. Hope they prove me wrong.
  17. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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  18. gmoney112

    gmoney112 Well-Known Member

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    That's probably the worst analysis i've read on the player this entire offseason
  19. dguinta1

    dguinta1 Active Member

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    From SI
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/nfl/draft-2014/tracker/?sct=nfl_mini-draft#players/136699
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  20. canters

    canters Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Go to Youtube and look at his highlight films--he looks pretty good!
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