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  1. Having seen the kid in person twice and a couple more times on video I will say he at the very least will be a high level special teams contributor and a great practice/locker room guy for Notre Dame. At the very least! He is the type of guy that successful teams have on their roster and even if he doesn't play a down of meaningful defensive football in his career (which I wouldn't bet on being the case) he will still be successful there and will excel in whatever role he has and as a student. Out of curiosity, how many 1A level guys have signed scholly's with big time schools like Notre Dame or other power 5 level teams? I know someone mentioned Nick Zachery above, I believe he was a preferred walk-on at IU and didn't play for more than a season or so? Just curious as to how many of these "small school" guys actually get a shot at the big time.
  2. Your best lineman last season was recorded at 5'11 and 240lbs. Can't imagine what 6'4 260 will do for you lol McDonald is going to be really really good
  3. I'll agree that powerlifting doesn't always equate to football success. But when East comes out with 2 TE's, 6 inch line splits, and runs inside zone behind 7 guys that all Bench, Squat, and Clean more than your guys you are in trouble to say the least lol
  4. Are those results posted anywhere? Curious as to how every one did this year
  5. Curious as to why not? I know Floyd is a good program and would like to get already-proven commodities, but would also think this would be a good time to bring in a new viewpoint and maybe some new culture.
  6. Different thread, 1 day before I posted.
  7. That information had already been made public and was already announced on the GID before it was posted on this thread
  8. 2018 Draft

    I think a lot of this has to do with it being Rutgers, who hasn't been a strong program for a while. I was at Georgia for their coaching clinic a few weeks ago and got to watch a couple practices on the field. Lemme tell ya, those guys are NOT small lol
  9. 2018 Draft

    Not many teams looking to run it down your throat 30 times a game in today's NFL. And not many teams playing linebackers that can't run with tight ends or running backs. Let's take a look at some of the best LB's in the game today: Luke Kuechly--6'3" 240lbs Telvin Smith---6'3" 220lbs Alec Ogeltree---6'2" 235lbs Bobby Wagner---6'0" 245lbs Deion Jones---6'1" 225lbs Ryan Shazier---6'1" 230lbs And Leonard Floyd is the same height as Jack Lambert and listed about 25lbs heavier. The game has changed; speed is king
  10. 2018 Draft

    For the whole debate on if a Guard is worthy of a top pick or not I would say to just remember that the best way to protect a QB is not only to have a good left tackle, but to also be able to give him a pocket to step up into. Also have to remember that you can help out a tackle with a tight end or a back chipping or staying in to protect, but you can't help out a guard with a dominate 3 technique. Look at the Tom Brady strip sack to seal the Super Bowl this year; the new trend is to be able to kick a d-end into a 3 technique where you know he is going to be 1 on 1 with the guard in a passing situation. The value of guards in this league is increasing year by year, you see what Andrew Norwell got paid this year? I understand that he wasn't a top draft pick, in fact I think he was undrafted, but you can't rely on someone like that hitting again. On film Nelson looks like the next Zach Martin to me and that guy is well worth a number 6 pick in today's brand of ball.
  11. 2018 Draft

    Very solid draft for the Colts. Will be curious to see how their 2nd round picks work out, Leonard seems to be a good fit for the new defense and Smith might be a good rotational guy that can play guard or right tackle. Kemoko Turay and Deon Cain were their best picks outside of Nelson IMO, I expect both guys to make splash plays this year. Thought they might go with more of a work horse running back, but Hines is a big play guy and will fill the Corey Clement role well in Reich's offense. I thought Jacksonville was absolutely perfect in their first 3 picks, with Taven Bryan who very well could be the next Calais Campbell and DJ Chark who will take the top off a defense and will likely see a lot of 1 on 1 coverage. Also looks like Tennessee had a very good weekend. Roquan Smith and James Daniels are perfect fits for the Bears culture and I could see both WR's they drafted getting some catches this season. Pretty happy with the Patriots draft as well. Wynn is a great prospect at Guard in my opinion, adding Trent Brown via trade will help allow him to play guard. Dawson, Bentley, and Sam will help add some young athletic talent to the defense. Michel will be a stud in the offense game plans from week to week. And then you have Braxton Berrios who has a very good shot at being Danny Amendola 2.0. And also Trader Bill once again does Trader Bill things with 8 draft day trades and now New England is sitting with 6 projected picks in the first 3 rounds next year including a 2nd rounder from Chicago that will likely be a top 15-20 selection. I think it is safe to say that BB won't be going anywhere for a couple more years ;)
  12. 2018 Draft

    Love the pick for Chicago! Colts made the safest, smartest pick they could have made. It isn’t flashy, but Nelson will start for a decade and will set the attitude up front for your team.
  13. 2018 Draft

    Before the fun gets started tonight I want to make a couple predictions... 1. The Colts will hit a home run with this draft. I see Chubb still being on the board at 6 for them to take in round 1 after 4 QB's go in the top 5. If Chubb isn't there they still have the options of Nelson or Roquan Smith; both guys would be starters for a decade in Indy. In round 2 I see them taking an OT with their first pick (Williams from Texas, or O'neill from Pitt), a corner with the next pick (Hughes from UCF, or Jackson from LSU), and a running back with their 3rd (Chubb from Georgia, or Walton from Miami). In the 3rd round they will get a linebacker, Malik Jefferson is my guess for a name to watch for. I see all of these guys being starters, or solid rotational guys in 2-3 years. 2. The Cleveland Browns once again screw up their future at the QB position, but get Saquan Barkley at 4 to disguise it a little. News I'm seeing is that they are going to take Baker Mayfield at number 1. I don't dislike Baker, but I would never take him as the 1st overall pick. To me Sam Darnold is the much safer, all around solid QB who will have a very good career. Taking Barkley at 4 will help their offense to disguise not having a great QB, especially with their signing of Carlos Hyde. Barkley isn't a 25 carry a game guy for a full season in the league, but he will give them a very good rotation and will be a playmaker. 3. New England will not trade either of their 2 first round picks tonight. If Lamar Jackson is there at 23 they will take him there, but won't try to trade up for him. My preference lately has been to seem them take 2 guys like Kolton Miller, Jaire Alexander, Carlton Davis, or Rashaan Evans. The defense is in desperate needs of athleticism, so Leighton Vander-Esch would be a great fit but his neck issues scare me too much. In round 2 I see them taking a QB-Mason Rudolph or Kyle Lauletta and a pass rusher-would like to see Sam Hubbard from OSU still be available, but not likely so they might have to settle for a specialist guy like Arden Key from LSU, or Okoronkwo from OK.
  14. Would he even consider leaving East though? I would imagine he is the next guy in line for the job there when Gaddis retires. Agree it would be a huge hire for FC though.
  15. I don’t know the answers to your questions, but do know that I have seen it stated on the GID which was where I was made aware. Thus making it “official enough” for me to post a congratulations.