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Yankee_In_TX
04-27-2008, 02:26 PM
Round 6, No. 173

Marion Barber's lil bro.

brakos82
04-27-2008, 02:27 PM
Round 6, No. 173

Marion Barber's lil bro.
:woot2: Are they all related to Tiki Barber? :thinking:

stingray
04-27-2008, 02:28 PM
Round 6, No. 173

Marion Barber's lil bro.


Man. You'ver got the finger on "submit" after a pick.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:28 PM
Big special teams guy and some depth at safety.... not sure he is starter material.

brakos82
04-27-2008, 02:28 PM
Who... me or him?

Yankee_In_TX
04-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Man. You'ver got the finger on "submit" after a pick.

I was off studying for the last two hours. Came home to eat, flipped on the TV and BLAMA - Texans on the board.

stingray
04-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Who... me or him?

Yankee!!! He's quick on posting the Texans pick..LOL..

bah007
04-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Big special teams guy and some depth at safety.... not sure he is starter material.

Me either.

If we were going SS, I would have rather had Josh Barrett.

NitroGSXR
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
Strong safety. Not a fan.

stingray
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
I was off studying for the last two hours. Came home to eat, flipped on the TV and BLAMA - Texans on the board.

That's cool. Just having some fun with you..

Yankee_In_TX
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
Big special teams guy and some depth at safety.... not sure he is starter material.

Granted I've been gone for 2 hours, but is anyone really left on the board other than safeties?

camron1269
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
2nd team all big ten
guy looks pretty good. a safety cant hurt but why pass on josh barrett
not bad
can we hope once again that robertson or johnstone lasts until next round?
those two tommy blake, mike hart maybe, and highsmith are the guys i want. ahtyba rubin also or has he been drafted?

b0ng
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
He's a Safety in the 6th round. Here comes hopefully a decent special teams gunner.

rmartin65
04-27-2008, 02:30 PM
No! This is the first pick I truly dislike. Should have gone after a pass rusher, there wont be many in the 7th. Maybe none.

stingray
04-27-2008, 02:32 PM
I remember him being interviwed on Sirius NFL Radio a couple weeks ago and he impressed me in the interview. Very down to earth and seemed like he outworks his competition. He said that Marion gives him alot of brotherly advice.

The Pencil Neck
04-27-2008, 02:32 PM
Granted I've been gone for 2 hours, but is anyone really left on the board other than safeties?

Lots of guys on the board.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:33 PM
Kinda wanted a DE with this pick.

J-Russ
04-27-2008, 02:34 PM
Not happy with this. How many strong safety do we need?

GuerillaBlack
04-27-2008, 02:35 PM
Let's put him at RB and see if he turns into Marion Barber ;). I don't really know much about the guy. Any YouTube's?

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:37 PM
Let's put him at RB and see if he turns into Marion Barber ;). I don't really know much about the guy. Any YouTube's?

Here ya go....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8itQWhCKADE

Closest thing we get is a video game. Not even sure if that is him.

austintexanite
04-27-2008, 02:37 PM
Kinda wanted a DE with this pick.

I agree, I thought we were going to get a DE to help out Mario and Amobi.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:39 PM
His wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominique_Barber) lists him as a FS

Triple347
04-27-2008, 02:39 PM
I wonder if they project him to a special teams player, and as a linebacker since he isn;'t very fast. I could very easily see him as a linebacker, if he is half as tough as his brother.

rmartin65
04-27-2008, 02:39 PM
His wiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominique_Barber) lists him as a FS

He does not seem like one though.

TheRealJoker
04-27-2008, 02:42 PM
Sounds like a special teams gunner to me. Maybe they dont want Davis doing that next year?

In Smithiak we trust :texflag:

WesmanTexanfan
04-27-2008, 02:42 PM
I like this pick, if he is half as intense as his bro he'll be knockin the ball out of many hands....

Thorn
04-27-2008, 02:44 PM
Dominique Barber ...... meh....

6th and 7th rounds would be unusual if they find a gem anyway, so not a big deal.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:44 PM
I like this pick, if he is half as intense as his bro he'll be knockin the ball out of many hands....

Yes, but does he have his brothers vision, instincts, speed, etc. I just don't know.

My only guess is that the Smithiak thinks that guys like Johnston (sleeper DE) will be available in the 7th round.

Porky
04-27-2008, 02:45 PM
Here's some video of him (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/specials/draft/2008/video/?c=Player&p=215786&s=3031102&i=213754)

J-Russ
04-27-2008, 02:47 PM
Yes, but does he have his brothers vision, instincts, speed, etc. I just don't know.

My only guess is that the Smithiak thinks that guys like Johnston (sleeper DE) will be available in the 7th round.

We don't really know how much interest Kubiak/Smith had in Johnston. They only brought him in for one visit. If we wanted him we would've atleast took him with our 6th, because I don't think Barber is going to make any sort of impact for us this year.

I'm not quite sure what kind of pick this is, is this a project for the future? Is he the most ready safety on the board? BPA? I'm confused.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:50 PM
Here's some video of him (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/specials/draft/2008/video/?c=Player&p=215786&s=3031102&i=213754)

Based on the video it seems that he is very focused and doesn't give up on plays.

I wouldn't be surprised if that alone is the reason for Smith/Kubiak drafting him.

WesmanTexanfan
04-27-2008, 02:51 PM
We don't really know how much interest Kubiak/Smith had in Johnston. They only brought him in for one visit. If we wanted him we would've atleast took him with our 6th, because I don't think Barber is going to make any sort of impact for us this year.

I'm not quite sure what kind of pick this is, is this a project for the future? Is he the most ready safety on the board? BPA? I'm confused.


The pros see somthing that we dont, Ill trust'em....

awtysst
04-27-2008, 02:55 PM
I agree, I thought we were going to get a DE to help out Mario and Amobi.

We did get a DL to help Amobe and Mario. His name is Frank Okam and he is a big 2 Gap run stuffer. He hopefully will be able to entangle 2 Olineman while Amobe and Mario apply the pressure.

J-Russ
04-27-2008, 02:56 PM
The pros see somthing that we dont, Ill trust'em....

Good for you.

Anyways....

its just a 6th round pick and it'll be rare to find a starter or a impact player there anyways.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 02:57 PM
We did get a DL to help Amobe and Mario. His name is Frank Okam and he is a big 2 Gap run stuffer. He hopefully will be able to entangle 2 Olineman while Amobe and Mario apply the pressure.

Yea, but he isn't a DE. What we really need (or want) is an edge rusher who will take some blocks off of Mario, or who can take advantage of the blocks on Mario, etc.

Not to take anything away from the Okam pick... I like it.

triplethreat
04-27-2008, 03:00 PM
He had 100 tackles in 2007, thats really good for a safety considering Adibi had 115, seems like if you add some muscule he could be good

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 03:01 PM
He had 100 tackles in 2007, thats really good for a safety considering Adibi had 115, seems like if you add some muscule he could be good

Yep, the more I look at him the less I am upset/confused by this pick. It all depends on what we get in the 7th.

kastofsna
04-27-2008, 03:12 PM
a 6th rounder who's a good athlete with decent upside. pretty much all you can ask for in this round.

scourge
04-27-2008, 03:17 PM
I do like the pick, although I would've preferred Jamie Silva. Silva has a better motor, intelligent, kamikaze attitude, and i think will turn out to be a better pro in the long run.

The part about Barber that scares me is what I read about his "laziness" and low wonderlic scores. If that can be corrected, or if he really is just a late bloomer, then Barber will be just fine.

beerlover
04-27-2008, 03:35 PM
forget about timed speed he keeps the play in front reads then quick to react. I think he is a Rhodes pick. oh yeah tough as hell a converted hockey player :hothboy:

adam
04-27-2008, 03:55 PM
Smith and Kubiak seem intent on rebuilding this team with young players. We seem to have addressed a team need with every pick we've made this draft. I don't know much about Barber, but from what I've been told he'll make for solid depth, at the very least.

TexansLucky13
04-27-2008, 03:56 PM
Smith and Kubiak seem intent on rebuilding this team with young players. We seem to have addressed a team need with every pick we've made this season. I don't know much about Barber, but from what I've been told he'll make for solid depth, at the very least.

Yep, they are building us up to be a Dynasty... pure and simple.

Hook'er
04-27-2008, 04:03 PM
We did get a DL to help Amobe and Mario. His name is Frank Okam and he is a big 2 Gap run stuffer. He hopefully will be able to entangle 2 Olineman while Amobe and Mario apply the pressure.

Yeah, maybe the are planning to trade TJ for a vet DE?:thinking:

adam
04-27-2008, 04:08 PM
Yeah, maybe the are planning to trade TJ for a vet DE?:thinking:

Perhaps, I wouldn't be opposed to the idea. One thing we have to keep in mind, however, is that TJ's value is not particularly high. He has a fairly large attitude problem and has yet to give results on the field. For all intents and purposes, he is a bust and we have to be realistic about what we could get for him.

NitroGSXR
04-27-2008, 04:12 PM
I don't know. I saw the video of him. I'm really not very impressed at all. No interceptions? 100 tackles for a safety? That's a really bad defensive unit there.

He does have a knack for trying to strip the ball everytime he made a tackle so I really liked that. I'd much rather get a ballhawk though.

In Smithiak we trust.

ubecool454
04-27-2008, 04:57 PM
Round 6, No. 173

Marion Barber's lil bro.

yeah , i just hope he plays as hard as his big bro.

ubecool454
04-27-2008, 05:21 PM
No! This is the first pick I truly dislike. Should have gone after a pass rusher, there wont be many in the 7th. Maybe none.

there was a DE in the 7th i wanted but i think most teams are staying away because he did a year in prison. Marcus Dixon...you can read his story on him.