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Timmy Jernigan Declares for Draft

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by IAmLegend, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    Joe Schad ‏@schadjoe1h
    FSU DL Timmy Jernigan said he will enter the next NFL Draft

    Joe Schad ‏@schadjoe1h
    "I feel I am the most versatile defensive lineman in the draft," Timmy Jernigan said.

    Joe Schad ‏@schadjoe1h
    "Some team will get an athletic, hard-working lineman who attacks, plays smart and doesn't come off the field," Timmy Jernigan said.

    Joe Schad ‏@schadjoe1h
    Timmy Jernigan, 6-2, 298 pounds, is described as "disruptive" and "violent" and "relentless" by ESPN's Scouts, Inc.

    Joe Schad ‏@schadjoe1h
    Timmy Jernigan is rated as the #7 overall player by ESPN's Scouts, Inc.


    -Another guy I expect to be a major possibility for the Cowboys in Round 1. Solid fit as a 3-tech.
     
  2. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    That's funny after watching the national championship game.

    Still, I do like Jernigan and wouldn't mind him being in Dallas. I just don't like him as much as Aaron Donald.
     
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  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    I like Jernigan...just not at 16/17. A LOT of guys would have to be off of the board before I considered Jernigan at 17.

    And what is Scout's Inc thinking ranking him the #7 overall player??? I'd say he's closer to being ranked the #7 DT than he he is the #7 overall prospect.

    Tuitt
    Nix
    Hageman
    Donald
    Quarles
    Jernigan
     
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  4. XDez88BeastX

    XDez88BeastX Active Member

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    Agree 100% I'd even put him Ego & Sutton to be honest
     
  5. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. But they'll work on his conditioning in the NFL.
     
  6. XDez88BeastX

    XDez88BeastX Active Member

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    That's unfortunate, hopefully he goes top 15
     
  7. CowboysLaw87

    CowboysLaw87 Well-Known Member

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    I'll concede that he doesn't have that explosive up the field first step that we apparently crave in a 3-tech prospect, but I think you guys are wildly underestimating this guy.

    He's got the attributes to be a dominator in the running game. A bully with violent hands and a tremendous anchor who commands a double team. Put it this way... he's a plus run defender (even for a 1-tech, with much more pass rushing potential than most 1-tech's). Not a flawless prospect, and not a flawless fit, but I don't see where the extreme anti-Jernigan campaign is coming from.
     
  8. XDez88BeastX

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    Well purely speaking for myself my anti-Jernigan-ness is strictly based on drafting him before the 3rd round. If we can get him in the third I'm in.
     
  9. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    He weighs like 295. Unless he's already started adding 10-15 pounds I don't see how he's going to be an impact 1 tech in the nfl. Not saying he won't be a very useful player, just not the impact player I would like out of a top 20 pick. Jernigan would be great value in the 2nd for us, but of course he wont last that long
     
  10. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    there are unsubstantiated rumors that he was sick all week before the game
     
  11. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    anybody has jernigan, quarles donald and tuitt stats to compare college production?
     
  12. DEMARC0MURRAY29

    DEMARC0MURRAY29 Active Member

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    He is being way overrated right now. The DT class is pretty deep this year, He's a 2nd rounder to me.
     
  13. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    only reason we should take a DT in the first round is if all the really good pass rushing DE's are gone.
     
  14. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Aaron Donald- '12= 18.5 TFL, 11 hurries, 1 FF and 5.5 sacks
    '13= 28.5 TFL, 16 hurries, 4 FF, and 11 sacks

    Tuitt- '12= 11 TFL, 9 hurries, 1 FF, and 11 sacks
    '13= 9 TFL, 13 hurries, 1FF, and 7.5 sacks

    Quarles- '12= 8TFL, 1 hurry, 3.5 sacks
    '13= 13.5 TFL, 3 hurries, 9.5 sacks

    Jernigan- '12= 8 TFL, 1 hurry, 1.5 sacks
    '13= 11 TFL, 2 hurries, 4.5 sacks
     
  15. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    A player should be evaluated based off his body of work, not just one game anyways. He was a good player all season, but not quite the production you'd expect from a player with such high praise. Regardless, I think he'll still be a good player in the NFL, but not "top 20 pick" good.
     
  16. JDSTAR

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    Wouldn't touch him until the 3rd. Cannot get the image of him sucking wind on the sideline out of my mind. I know he was in their for a large percentage of plays prior to that; still, he's 298, not 330, and that was a very extended period of very important time. Gilbert Brown conditioning in a Henry Melton body.
     
  17. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    You do know he had the flu that week?, And FSU was having trouble rotating players in against Auburn's fast paced offense
     
  18. JDSTAR

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    I honestly did not know he had the flu!! That does change my perspective quite a bit. I could definitely understand his conditioning issues if the dude is having the flu. Thank you!
     
  19. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    what's the hype with jernigan over donald? look how beast mode donald was last season.
     
  20. XDez88BeastX

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    Donald's level of competition was also extremely sub par compared to everyone else on this list though. Between his size & level of conpetition I'm frightened to death of this kid being drafted.
     

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