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SS Michael Hamlin

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Manwiththeplan, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    Anyone given anythought to this guy? I haven't seen Clemson live, but he's having a pretty good year. He has 4 ints, 4 pass deflections, 2 forced fumbles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 1 sack (through 11/15 and he had 1 int last night so he has atleast 5).

    Overall Clemson has the 6th ranked passing defense, so he's probably not a one dimensional SS. Obviously a true ball hawk is everyone's first priority, but if we aren't in a position to get one I think I'd prefer him.
  2. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    I just have my heart set on us adding a ball-hawking FREE safety and moving Ken Hamlin to Strong Safety...assuming Roy Willimas isn't brought back.

    Michael Hamlin looks like a good player but he is a definite strong safety.
  3. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    My point is there are only a few guys that fit that description and more than likey, they'll be gone.
  4. ThatsmyQB

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    Actually this draft class is very deep at the safety position.
  5. ThatsmyQB

    ThatsmyQB Benched

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    BINGO, me too, I would like to get either a pure ball hawking F.S. and move Hamlin to S.S. or else get a tweener, meaning a guy who can play either S.S. or F.S., meaning we can put him in at S.S. and he's good enough to play the run but is also a very good coverage guy, I'd prefer to grab Patrick Chung if he falls to us, if Raji is off the board, I'd go for Chung and then load up on D-lineman with our next 2-3 picks and then grab some O-lineman.

    Basically I would like to come out of this draft with THREE D-lineman, a safety, and a couple O-lineman and I would be content with that, and then we can really use next years top pick on a STUD I.L.B. like a Patrick Willis type to take over for Thomas.
  6. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    I'd rather stay away from a safety with the last name Hamlin.
  7. ThatsmyQB

    ThatsmyQB Benched

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    WHY?
    I would LOVE to add another Hamlin to this team, now had you said I'd stay away from another safety named WILLIAMS, I'd agree.
  8. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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    :rolleyes:
  9. Bob Sacamano

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    Hamlin is a fast guy, but definitely a SS, he's actually very similar to our Hamlin
  10. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    I actually wouldnt mind getting Rashad Johnson and Michael Hamlin, though I know we won't. Still, those two would definitely help solidify a very weak and unimpressive safety corp.

    I would also like to add CB Joe Burnett in either the 4th or 5th round to round out our CB group......Newman, Jenkins, Scandrick, Burnett

    All three of these prospects are ballhawking, turnover machines.
  11. Bob Sacamano

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    I'm starting to like Burnett's teammate, Sh'areef something or another, better as a corner

    but as the total package, I like that Burnett can return kicks and punts very well
  12. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Sha'reef Rashad is a safety not a corner
  13. Bob Sacamano

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    then hell, I want him as my safety pick, either him or McBath

    don't think Johnson gets to us
  14. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Let's say Johnson, Chancellor, and Chung are all there in the 2nd when we pick....who would you choose?

    Let's say Mickens is there....do you take him over a safety?
  15. Bob Sacamano

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    Johnson

    btw, you know where I can find individual stats for Div1A players?
  16. ThatsmyQB

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    Yet another in the long line of intelligent comebacks!
    I forgot your love affair with Roy williams, you still think h'es a great safety and better then Hamlin I forgot!
  17. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    www.cfbstats.com
  18. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    I don't think Chung has the range to play FS and he's far from a ball hawk.
  19. ThatsmyQB

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    Well that's fine, cause if we drafted Chung, I'd want him playing S.S. anyway and not F.S.!
    I never said he was a ballhawk by the way, you misread what I said.
  20. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I wouldn't mind having another Hamlin type player at SS.

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