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Malcolm Jenkins Staying at Ohio State

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by TheCount, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    I, and a couple of others on the board, had hoped we'd have a shot at this kid, looks like he decided to stay. That's also one less highly ranked CB as a buffer to allow better talent to come to us, I think it changes a lot of boards.
  2. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Wow. That sucks.

    Not cause we had a chance in hell at getting him (we didn't), but because it pushes some of the other corners like Cason up in the draft.

    I just don't understand the decision. He was the consensus #1 CB in the draft. What does he have to gain? It's not like anyone would be stupid enough to vote OSU into another championship game.
  3. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and Brew... Staff Member

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    I don't know about that decision - neither will he when he blows his knee out.
  4. marchetta

    marchetta Well-Known Member

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    That decision makes no sense at all. That's the biggest head scratcher I've had in quite a while. Does anyone know his reasoning for making the decision to return to OSU?
  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    He is not going to get picked any higher if he even has as good a year as this one was. If he is spectacular next year he might move up 4-5 spots into the top 10, at best 7-8. I cannot see how the risk of serious injury or having a bad year is worth it.
  6. Displaced Cowboy

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    "I don't feel that I've accomplished everything I can accomplish in college football, and there's still a lot for me to conquer and shoot for: the national championship, another Big Ten championship, the Thorpe Award," Jenkins said in a statement. "And I really look forward to the honors and perks associated with being a senior on this team.

    "We have a great schedule next year, which should be a whole lot of fun. I'm on track to graduate next spring in communications, which will make my mom very happy."

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