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Safeties in the draft...

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by jdnalls, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. jdnalls

    jdnalls New Member

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    Well, if we can't find a play making, ball hawk of a FS in the draft this year it surely isn't because it lacks those types of players. Here's a list of the top 20 Safeties per NFL Draft Countdown:

    http://www.nfldraftcountdown.com/rankings/s.html

    1. Thomas Davis, Georgia *
    2. Brodney Pool, Oklahoma *
    3. Ernest Shazor, Michigan *
    4. Donte Nicholson, Oklahoma
    5. Michael Huff, Texas *
    6. James Butler, Georgia Tech
    7. Josh Bullocks, Nebraska *
    8. Oshiomogho Atogwe, Stanford
    9. Vincent Fuller, Virginia Tech
    10. Jamaal Brimmer, U.N.L.V.
    11. Junior Rosegreen, Auburn
    12. Jim Leonhard, Wisconsin
    13. Sean Considine, Iowa
    14. Marviel Underwood, San Diego St.
    15. Ben Emanuel, U.C.L.A.
    16. Aaron Francisco, B.Y.U.
    17. Jermaine Harris, South Carolina
    18. Andre Maddox, North Carolina St.
    19. Atari Bigby, Central Florida
    20. Matt Grootegoed, USC
  2. da_boyz_mk

    da_boyz_mk How 'Bout Dem Cowboys

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    i think if we find someone we like in free agency we'll go that route but i wouldn't mind adding a young guy to the mix through the draft if the chips fall right. hopefully someone like thomas davis slips to us in the second.
  3. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    I have him a top 15 pick overall

    The Leonhard kid is too small but one hell of a football player reminds me of Kelso of the Bills.
  4. DallasCowpoke111

    DallasCowpoke111 Benched

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    I can almost assure you UT's M. Huff won't be coming out. I watched an interview w/ him from mid-Oct, where he referenced several times players he'd be lining up w/, and the schedule they/he'd be playing.

    Also, I've seen more than 1 club's dir. of scouting say the safety talent in 05 as it stood now, wasn't that great.
  5. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    Davis of Georgia is a top 15 prospect and the rest is weak.
  6. Bobo

    Bobo New Member

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    I'll be wathcing out for Shazor from Michigan today. He may be a 2nd round guy.
  7. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    Davis and Nicholson don't strike me as ballhawks in the draft. I want a true FS who excels in coverage. If I see Roy playing outside of the box 80% of the plays again, I'll burn JJ's house down.
  8. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    and let's not forget that some of the best FS's actually play CB in college, but are a little big or a little exposed in man coverage for CB in the NFL...many of these hard hitting CB's can be had in rounds 4-7 and moved to FS.
  9. Tio

    Tio Armchair QB

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    We have one of those already...

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