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Eating crow about drafting LVE

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by aria, Nov 18, 2018.

  1. stiletto

    stiletto Well-Known Member

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    No way anyone who even supported the pick would know he was this good. I am stunned and loving it.
     
  2. Ozone22

    Ozone22 Well-Known Member

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    A lot of us were wrong about that pick.
     
  3. seamus18

    seamus18 Well-Known Member

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    I am definitely not patting myself on the back, but I was all in on LVE before the draft. It seemed like the team really tipped their hand weeks prior to the draft that they were going to be drafting him. Was really excited about the pick and wanted him over Calvin Ridley or anyone else at that spot. Still never expected him to be playing at this level so early. Thrilled at how he is playing and couldn’t be happier.
     
  4. SlammedZero

    SlammedZero Well-Known Member

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    I. Love. It. I watched SO many people prematurely call him a bust for months after he got drafted. I just laid back in the cut and waited because I always knew the type of player he was. I literally watched him take over games for Boise State.

    And I am not trying to pretend to be some player/draft guru, because I'm definitely not, but when you see certain players you just know.
     
  5. mortboy

    mortboy Well-Known Member

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    I am right there with ya. Didn’t want the Cowboys to draft him and was pretty bummed when they did. So glad I was wrong.
     
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  6. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Same here, I thought he was a bit soft. He is anything but, what a terrific pick.
    If you redo the draft he goes top ten.
     
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  7. seamus18

    seamus18 Well-Known Member

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    It takes a big fan base to admit when they were wrong. :)
     
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  8. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Sign me up.
     
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  9. NorthwestDallas40

    NorthwestDallas40 rpatricc

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    Good of you and others to say... I was the guy from Boise who watched him for two years at BSU and attended his pro day. I told everyone before and during the draft that guys that big don't move that quick, and guys that have as many tackles as he had (even in the Mountain West conference) have tremendous instincts. I didn't think he would be this productive this fast, but knew he was a far better prospect than Rashaan Evans or Ridley, notwithstanding their SEC pedigree. We will look back in a year or two and wonder how on earth he slipped to the 19th pick.
     
  10. Melonfeud

    Melonfeud I Copy!,,, er,,,I guess,,,ah,,,maybe. Zone Supporter

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    Hey Man! What his current status?
    As ,after that one contact / stop on the play, he went to his base( on his hands& knees) and remained there ,slowly gathering info from his physical peripheral.


    *That's never a good thing to SEEo_O
     
  11. iamliko22

    iamliko22 Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't thrilled with pick either... was pissed about passing on getting derwin james... LVE Looks To be a huge HIT. Alot to be mad about with this team .. But the draft has been REALLY good lately..
     
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  12. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    Man crush!!!!
     
  13. Melonfeud

    Melonfeud I Copy!,,, er,,,I guess,,,ah,,,maybe. Zone Supporter

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    :rolleyes: And just why should they,,,Hummmmm?o_O





    :lmao::starspin::lmao:
     
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  14. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Well-Known Member

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    Give credit to the scouts. Broaddus thought the Cowboys were going to draft him early in the process. That's the BSU PIPELINE.
     
  15. Az Lurker

    Az Lurker The Lurker

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    Occasionally I feel smug about this but I didn't think he'd be this good this fast.
     
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  16. aria

    aria Well-Known Member

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    I’m just pretty surprised how much company I have! I fogured a couple other people may have joined me in saying they were wromg nut not this many. It’s kind of bitter sweet though, I love Sean Lee but LVE will be his demise. I know that’s the way it goes but it doesn’t make it easy.
     
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  17. Mobinvans

    Mobinvans Well-Known Member

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    I dont think anyone thought he would pan out like he did
     
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  18. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Dude leg tackled 2 guys at once today!!!
     
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  19. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    Very cool. I don't mind saying and I know that I have lately that I was fully onboard with him even prior to the pick. Just your average big time fan that has spent way too much time following the ups and downs of our D Cowboys. Now we need the QB!
     
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  20. Melonfeud

    Melonfeud I Copy!,,, er,,,I guess,,,ah,,,maybe. Zone Supporter

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    #55 was the guy I was adamant about scooping up in the first round, just because of the overpressured player #50 & his seasonal history.


    * and I wasn't shy about my bleatings for him eithero_O
     
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