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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by TVMan, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. TVMan

    TVMan Active Member

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    Video of breaking down Jonathan Cooper's ability to pass protect. Good stuff.

    Link to Video
     
  2. TVMan

    TVMan Active Member

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  3. TVMan

    TVMan Active Member

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    [YOUTUBE]j4S5bcc0HQ0#![/YOUTUBE]
     
  4. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    This is the guy I've been wanting for a while now, he's the Tyron Smith of Guard prospects. Ridiculous athleticism.
     
  5. TVMan

    TVMan Active Member

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    Middle of round one would be about right for this guy.
    I like the punch he has. He knocks guys on the hind parts with it.
     
  6. xwalker

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    Thanks for posting the video link!

    I totally agree. He is my favorite interior OLineman in this draft.

    I know that people love Warmack and he is a terrific road-grader; however, Cooper's quickness is elite and he is very strong.

    Cooper is probably quicker than most of the Left Tackles in college. He is an OG because he is 6'2-5/8 tall.


    Also, Cooper has played Center in some games.
     
  7. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    Me too, Love this guy
     
  8. Nightshade

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    Cooper looks like a perfect fit for Calahan's scheme. Not sure if Warmack would be as good in a zone blocking system.
     
  9. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Smith and Cooper on the same line would be amazing. He moves so well he even reminds me of Tyron out there.
     
  10. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    What ever happened to waiting until the middle rounds for guards? Are those days over?
     
  11. Nightshade

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    I dunno? What do you think? How has that worked out for us huh?
     
  12. CopenhagenCowboy

    CopenhagenCowboy Well-Known Member

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    He's growing on me as well. Might be the right choice.
     
  13. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Certainly not opposed to Cooper but if they want to trade back and get another pick Dallas Thomas offers more versatility and similar ability.
     
  14. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Sad fact is that no O lineman we have drafted outside of Free- and the jury is still out on him- has become a quality starter for us that has been drafted lower then the 2nd rd for over 15 years.
     
  15. xwalker

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    Agree.

    Dallas Thomas would be my next choice after Cooper.

    Tennessee moved Thomas from LT in 2011 to LG in 2012; however, I don't really think that it was due to performance. I think that they want really quick Guards in their scheme.
     
  16. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I would rather have Warmack and have a power running game. I have never been a fan of Callahan or Zone blocking.
     
  17. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    Those days have been over for most teams that have or want a good oline. That line of thought still runs strong in Dallas. Expect a sixth round guard from some small school to be drafted and Jerry will declare the line was addressed.
     
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    or sign two JAGS that have not performed well for other teams and say that is good enough for this year
     

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