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Javorski Lane

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by joseephuss, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I heard a radio interview yesterday my local sports station. The guy being interviewed was at the practices for the Shriner Bowl or whatever it is called. He said Javorski Lane weighed in at 295 lbs. That is huge. Too huge to be a fullback in the NFL in my opinion. They did say he had a nifty one handed grab on a bad pass during practice. Still he is going to struggle to make a team if he can't keep his weight down.
  2. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    Can he play NT for us?
  3. dmoore

    dmoore New Member

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    I didn't watch him last year (but really, who watched A&M last year?), but a guy with his size should at least find a role on some team as a short yardage back. Too big to be a star or anything, but there's a place for him somewhere. If that doesn't work, he should put on a few and move to guard.
  4. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Lane has some good moves for a big man and faster than expected. Reminds me of Brandon Jacobs in that aspect. I wouldn't mind bringing him in FA or late round pick. Goodness knows we have plenty of them.
  5. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    The next Brandon Jacobs?
  6. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Jacobs was a relative unkown until the East West Shrine Game, which Lane will be playing in this weekend. Jacobs also had good workouts at the combine, running the 40 in 4.56. Keep in mind, Jacobs measured in about 30 pounds less and 4 inches taller than Lane, so if he can come close to those numbers, he might surprise and rise up the boards.
  7. dmoore

    dmoore New Member

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    Jacobs has a freak body. He's big but built like a tank. Lane's a couple burgers away from eating himself out of the league. If he's 290 as a rookie, where is he 10 years from now? He needs to drop 30 lbs before I'd project him to have much of a future as a ball carrier. Is he even a good blocker to be a full-back? If he wanted to be a RB, he had 4 years at A&M to lose the weight. How's his work-ethic? The more I think about it, the less I like him, but I guess he could still be a goal-line/short yardage guy. I don't think many teams would want to waste a pick or a roster spot on a guy whose only going to get them 2 yards though. Where would we be if we had a guy like Lane as our 3rd back instead of Choice this season?
  8. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Because of his weight or because you have seen his play?
  9. RESIN8

    RESIN8 New Member

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    No way Heyward was 260 in this vid. As a Saint he had to be over 300 lbs.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8ClBq0mNsk





    I saw Lane in the Holiday Bowl and he didn't do much, but that was because Cal knew that TAM was one dimensional. I'm sure dude has shortyardage value though.
  10. dmoore

    dmoore New Member

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    Well, I didn't see him play this season, but I did watch him last year. I'd say mostly because of his weight. How could he possibly think playing at such a high weight was a good move for his career? He drops some weight and keeps his strength, he's just as effective in short yardage situations, while possibly having a bit more quickness. I just really want to know what his mindset was? In a big program like A&M, he could have gotten lean in their weight program if he put the effort in.
  11. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    295 is way too big.
  12. silverbear

    silverbear Semi-Official Loose Cannon

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    If he stays at 295, he won't get drafted... even if he loses some weight, he's still hurt his draft stock by allowing himself to get that heavy...
  13. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    I agree...he isnt going to be drafted
  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    What does "workout" mean?
  15. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    trust me, i live in Lufkin Texas where Lane is from, some of his friends and guys who play football, says that lane is fat and lazy.

    if that is his attitude, what do you think happens when he gets a check, even fatter, and no desire to really play

    sure would have loved for lane to be the cowboys feature fullback, but even at 260 lane is still to big, he needs to be around 245 to 250, no bigger, he doesnt have a big body frame to carry weight of 300 plus.

    on top of that remember the coach at green bay, that took over for texas a&m, if lane was any good, and in shape, sherman would have played him more

    he is fat and lazy;

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