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Oregon's Casey Matthews hard to miss because of name, hair

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by cowboyjoe, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    Oregon's Casey Matthews hard to miss because of name, hair
    Published: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 8:30 AM
    By Ben Thomas

    http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2011/01/oregons_casey_matthews_hard_to.html
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    Oregon linebacker Casey Matthews knocks the ball away from Auburn quarterback Cam Newton during the BCS national championship game on Jan. 10. (The Oregonian/Thomas Boyd)
    MOBILE, Alabama -- It's hard to imagine Oregon's Casey Matthews being overlooked in the world of football.

    His father Clay and uncle Bruce combined to play almost 40 years in the NFL.

    His brother, also named Clay, can be seen anchoring the Green Bay Packers' defense this weekend in the NFC championship game against Chicago.

    His grandfather, Clay Sr., played four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers in the 1950s.
     
  2. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if he fits a 3-4, he looks a bit smaller than Clay, but I would still take this kid. That much drive and passion is infectious.
     
  3. rash

    rash Member

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    I agree. To be honest with you, I don't think we have too many blue collar guys on our team. Witten is the first that comes to mind. After that you really gotta dig deep to find another.
     
  4. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    clay mathews has guns.....his brother should train with him and get ready for the combine. Lets just hope he trains the right way:rolleyes:
     
  5. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    The Cowboys probably won't get him, because there's gonna be a team breaking its arm reaching for the kid.
     
  6. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    What qualifies as blue collar? I've always wondered.
     
  7. rkell87

    rkell87 Well-Known Member

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    white
     
  8. Cowboyslife

    Cowboyslife Benched

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    :laugh2:
     
  9. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    :laugh2::laugh2:
     
  10. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    :lmao:
     
  11. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    :laugh2: :laugh2:
     
  12. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    Jay Ratliff kind of symbolizes it to me.
     
  13. realtick

    realtick Benched

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    You could do a lot worse than drafting a guy like Casey Matthews in the 4th or 5th round.
     
  14. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Matthews seems to have " Bill Bates" type of effort. Those type of players can overcome lack of athletic ability through sheer detemination.
     
  15. xout

    xout Believer

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    I think he'll go 3rd round based on his name alone, but if he's still around in the 4th I'd be happy taking him.
     

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