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Pick #185 Holloman, SC - LB 7 INTS

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Bleu Star, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    Woohoooo! & a good one too.
     
  2. Parcells4Life

    Parcells4Life Well-Known Member

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    Converted safety. Looks like another Ernie Sims. is a coverage guy. Probably brought in primarily on 3rd downs
     
  3. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Kiffin likes for safties at OLB, and he just drafted one.

    NFL COMPARISON Chad Greenway

    BOTTOM LINE After starting 14 games at strong safety in his first three seasons, Holloman moved to the “Spur” hybrid position for 2012, showing off his ability to lay the wood and move in coverage. If teams he can show well on special teams and hold his own against NFL linemen against the run, Holloman could be a solid Saturday draft pick as a Sam 'backer, and a likely candidate to outplay his draft position.
     
  4. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    kiffin likes former safties at LB
     
  5. Floaty

    Floaty The Labeled One

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    Convert back to safety........ala Darren Woodson

    Backup to Barry Church
     
  6. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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  7. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    Better than Magee. Bigger size
     
  8. JBell523

    JBell523 That's still my Quarterback

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    He's coming in with a chip on his shoulder.

    He's PISSED about being drafted so late.


    DeVonte Holloman ‏@HolloMan21 56m
    I will never forget this feeling...HELL TO PAY!
     
  9. JerryJonesMustGo

    JerryJonesMustGo Well-Known Member

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    He is nearly 250lbs
     
  10. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Blogging The Boys ‏@BloggingTheBoys 41s
    Note: Holloman has an arrest for DUI on his record while attending South Carolina.
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    Rafael Vela ‏@CowboysNation1 6m
    Another candidate for #Cowboys Sam LB. Holloman started SC career @ safety. Has a lot of experience covering TEs.
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  11. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    They just mentioned the DUI on The Fan. Hopefully, that's behind him.
     
  12. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    As a Gamecock fan, I watched this guy play regularly. He is super talented, instinctive, lays the wood, and will do very nicely in that defensive backfield. This has been an extremely solid draft. You can arguably pinpoint value at every position.
     
  13. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    DeVonte Holloman has no similarities to Ernie Sims, physically.
     
  14. JerryJonesMustGo

    JerryJonesMustGo Well-Known Member

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    You can except #1. We also didn't cover all our more pressing needs. Besides that, we got value through 6 but it seems to be the 'best available' approach..
     
  15. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Woodson 4.4 forty
    DeVonte Holloman 4.7 forty

    They should leave Holloman at LB.
     
  16. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    He's modest. The Fan asked him if he's a hard hitter. He said (paraphrase) Let's just say I'm a consistent tackler with the potential to be a hitter (/paraphrase).
     
  17. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    Happened in 2011. His nose has been clean ever since.
     
  18. Rogerthat12

    Rogerthat12 DWAREZ

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    WAS an Eagles fan..:D
     
  19. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

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    He moves really, really well for a 240 pound LB.

    He appears to play very alert to the ball and made some really good plays on tipped balls that most of the people on our defense have been dropping or missing.

    He also appears to be a very good tackler who takes good tackles and wraps people up to bring them to the ground.

    I really like what I see from him and I can see him becoming a contributor in the nickel and STs as he fights to get some field time at Sam over time.

    I think we got really good value here on the 3rd day between Holloman, Webb and Randle. That's an unusually good 3rd day I think but only time will tell how these guys do.
     
  20. jchap

    jchap Well-Known Member

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    Aww... It's like we rescued a puppy from an animal shelter. I feel better about this draft.
     

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