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NFP:West Virginia RB Noel Devine still out there

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by cowboyjoe, May 3, 2011.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    Undersized at 5-foot-7, 179 pounds, Devine struggled with a toe injury last season and rushed for 934 yards and six touchdowns as a senior.

    "I'm healthy now," Devine said in a telephone interview prior to the NFl draft. "I'm ready to go. I've always had the odds against me. I'll prove myself all over again, no matter what. Don't ever count me out

    Any cowboys interest, since cowboys drafted Murray? :starspin
  2. cbow44

    cbow44 Member

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    Heck yeah, would love to bring him to camp. See if he could win the kickoff and punt return jobs. Not sure he could be much more than that though.
  3. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    I wouldn't want him simply because Deion took him under his wing.

    Less Deion, better.
  4. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    can he catch....he could be someone's McCluster clone....but we have no more room on our roster for him. Someone like the eagles might pick him up.
  5. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I'm guessing someone takes him.
  6. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    And Deion was considering adopting him, and deion wanted him to play at Florida State...and Noel promptly said no and left Deion to go play at WVU.

    The more you know...the better. :)
  7. Zaxor

    Zaxor Virtus Mille Scuta

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    would this be " the first noel..."

    the cowboys ever took
  8. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    I'll admit, I haven't followed the kid, but I could've sworn I watched some ESPN special (or something) that documented how Deion took the kid under his wing and was his role model, consultant, etc. Something about Noels parents had both died of AIDS, or something.

    And I saw that after Noel was already playing at WV.

    If he is not affiliated with Deion, then I'm open to it.

    But really, I don't want any further affiliation with Deion at all.
  9. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Originally Deion took Noel into his home. He also tried to convince him to go to Florida state and was also trying to adopt Noel.

    Noel took Deion's Wifes car to the airport and flew to WVU and has played there since.

    Now I am sure they keep in touch but he does not have as much influence of Noel as some think. If so he would have stayed in Florida and would be Deion's legal son now.

    I don't like Deion, don't get me wrong...but Noel is not Deion's puppet.

    Either way if they sign him, it will be as an UDFA, not like he will be commanding a lot of money or wielding a lot of power just because he might still have ties with deion.
  10. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    But Deion will talk about him, and probably be around the team.

    I'd rather watch puppies get skinned alive that see Deions stupid smile near our team.
  11. sadams

    sadams Well-Known Member

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    What did I miss? Why all the Prime time hate?

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