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Dallas Cowboys cornerback B.W. Webb is a superstar in the making

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  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Before the start of the season last year, I had B.W. Webb as the top small school cornerback in the game. I had him higher than Robert Alford and every other small school player, for one simple fact, HEART.

    I watched almost every William and Mary game of B.W. and I was impressed at his cover skills. Webb is not afraid of taking on the big name wide receiver, and he never shies away from contact. B.W. is a player that doesn’t talk a lot, but rather keeps you quiet by his intelligent play.

    At the end of the season Webb had made me feel even better about my evaluation of him. I had the pleasure to sit down with B.W. and I was blown away with this kids knowledge of the game. Remember this is a small schooler that had Boston College drooling over him coming out of high school. He ultimately chose William and Mary because of a full scholarship. He compares his play to Asante Samuel and I believe that is a pretty fair comparision.

    B.W. has been learning quite a bit from former Grand Valley State corner and current Cowboy Brandon Carr.

    “Brandon Carr is like my mentor now,” said Webb, speaking at Carr’s celebrity softball game to benefit stopping domestic abuse on Saturday. “He helps me out with techniques, plays, all that. It’s helping out a lot.”

    http://nfldraftzone.com/draft-news/dallas-cowboys-cornerback-b-w-webb-is-a-superstar-in-the-making/
  2. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    time will tell if he developes into a super star but the hope is he can develope into the 3rd cb and we can save some money by cutting scandrick.
  3. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    Carr, Claiborne, Webb, Moore, Scandrick is a pretty deep CB core.
  4. Typhus

    Typhus aka...golden

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    That DB depth with Lee and Carter returning in front of them ,,, thats just impressive athletically, lots of speed and upside.

    This defense has the ability to be pretty dynamic this season, and the secondary will have a lot to do with it.
  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    He took on the big name WRs while playing at William and Mary? :laugh2:

    He might have that competitive drive, but he has to prove it first.
  6. Typhus

    Typhus aka...golden

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    agree, but I would just re-phrase it as
    "you better have atleast 3 good corners".
    and I want to give Scandrick a good look this season, maybe all the pressure at every position can get him going too.
  7. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Active Member

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    He found a pretty good mentor in BC. Good luck, kid.;)
  8. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    He apparantly shut down Terrance Williams at the Senior Bowl, at least in the view of one scout.

    Training camp will give him chances to cover Austin, Dez, Harris, etc, so we will see how he stacks up fairly shortly.
  9. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    I think he may become a really good special teamer. Waaayyy to early to knight the dude. IMO.
  10. birdwells1

    birdwells1 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Carr=proven
    Claiborne=decent rookie season, time will tell
    Webb=small school rookie, has done nothing yet.
    Moore=JAG
    Scandrick=serviceable 3rd corner (happy that Steve Smith retired)

    This is far from deep imo.
  11. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    Ah, the optimism of the preseason.

    :)
  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    In the Senior Bowl practices that I saw, JJ Wilcox looked better in coverage than Webb. They were practicing against the same WRs.
    Verdict likes this.
  13. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    So B W? Baker, Wiskey webb?

    No it is worse William Wilson Webb Jr. :laugh2:
  14. jasonwitten82

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    Yeah, optimism is not allowed here :rolleyes:
  15. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member

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    Yes. This +1.
  16. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    You got it, only ledge jumpers. I'm looking to start my own business

    Step right up Ladies and Gentlemen of all ages get your ledge, ledges for sell get your ledge.

    Football season is right around the corner get you ledge now :laugh2:
  17. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Scandrick is a bit more than a serviceable 3rd corner... he's a very solid slot guy.

    Outside of missing that tackle on Rogers in the ATL game he played very well. He's one of the better slot guys in the league.

    He's not all-pro and he certainly doesn't belong on the outside, but I'd say he's pretty underrated around here.
  18. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    Really?
    I was never told about that one.
    Thanks for the update.
  19. jasonwitten82

    jasonwitten82 Member

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    That's right, for every potential positive post, there's always someone who has to throw some negativity into it
  20. rash

    rash Member

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    BW has what is takes to take Claiborne's spot one day.

    But right now, chances are he won't see much of the field...
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