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texasguy346
04-07-2005, 11:37 AM
I know there are plenty of draftniks around here, and I figured you'd be interested in sending a few questions to Mel Kiper Jr. It'd be interesting to see what he thinks the Texans will do at #13. ESPN Chat (http://proxy.espn.go.com/chat/chatESPN?event_id=7772) It starts at 2 E.T. or 1 C.T. today, but I'm pretty sure you can submit your questions in advance.

Grid
04-07-2005, 02:50 PM
Bleh.. I posted a question.. but when it refreshed it isnt showing anything and says "subscribe now to see the whole article"

if anyone is a subscriber.. can ya let us know if he answers any Texans questions?

bckey
04-07-2005, 02:56 PM
Same thing happened to me Grid. I watched the show for about 45 minutes and then finally posted a question. When I did it went to the old insider mode.

Up to that point Mel didn't answer answer any questions about the Texans.

Lucky
04-07-2005, 03:06 PM
...can ya let us know if he answers any Texans questions?
Not directly, but the Texans did come up in a couple of answers. A Panther fan wanted to know if Barron would last to #14. Kiper though that the Texans were the lowest Barron would drop & that Carolina would go with Williamson. Kiper mentioned a couple of fast risers that weren't at the combine, Matt McCoy OLB San Diego State & Roydell Williams WR Tulane. Kiper is projecting Roydell to the Texans at #47. I'm not kidding.

Roydell's pro day from NFL.com (http://www.nfl.com/draft/analysis/individual_workouts#tulane):
Williams (6-0, 188) ran a 40 against the wind in 4.51 and one with the wind in 4.48. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.29 seconds, the three-cone drill in 7.09 and the long shuttle in 11.88. He had a 38-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot-11 broad jump and 17 bench presses.

On April 1, Williams played a bad "April Fool's Day" joke on about nine scouts. Williams was scheduled to run but took the advice of his agent and did not run because a sports magazine claimed he ran in the 4.4s. That didn't sit well with the scouts, each of whom probably spent good money to travel to New Orleans to see him.
I'd check who Roydell has as an agent. Might be one of Kiper's buddies whose client Mel is pushing.

texasguy346
04-07-2005, 03:31 PM
Couple more tidbits from the Cadillac Williams Chat on ESPN.

Greg(San Diego , CA): Hey Carnell! , which teams are showing the most interest in you right now??

SportsNation Carnell ''Cadillac'' Williams: Yeah. Miami, Tampa, Arizona, Houston .. they have all showed more interest. But people tell me that the teams that don't talk to you a lot usually end up being the ones that draft you.

Thomas (Austin TX): Carnell, which team in the NFL would you like to toast for about 200 yards? I know you have to have a team you love to hate.

SportsNation Carnell ''Cadillac'' Williams: Baltimore Ravens! I've a big fan of Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, all those guys. It would be fun to run against those guys.

Looks like Cadillac has a death wish.


ESPN Chat (http://proxy.espn.go.com/chat/chatESPN?event_id=7777) :wacko:

STEEL BLUE TEXANS
04-07-2005, 03:45 PM
Mike IL: Cadillac, If you were stranded on and island and could bring one type of food, and one female celebrity with you, what, and who, would they be ? thanks

Carnell ''Cadillac'' Williams: Fried chicken and Halle Berry!




Good answer!

Blake
04-07-2005, 04:00 PM
Ill go with Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Lasagna.

TheOgre
04-07-2005, 04:08 PM
Somehow Lasagna at the beach doesn't sound good.

El Tejano
04-07-2005, 04:14 PM
I'll go with Catherine Zeta Jones and Halle Berry.

swtbound07
04-07-2005, 04:17 PM
call me a texan, but i'll go with barbecue and beyonce :thumbup

Grid
04-07-2005, 04:32 PM
BBQ Beef Ribs and that blonde chick from Blue Crush and Win a date with Tad Hamilton.

do the Olsen twins count as one celebrity?

Youngstown Colt
04-07-2005, 04:36 PM
do the Olsen twins count as one celebrity?They definately fit the combined weight requirements of one person.

But I'm sure they'd starve to death rather quickly, you might want a better quality pick.

Bubbajwp
04-07-2005, 05:05 PM
you wouldnt have to worry about them taking any of the food

Xman
04-07-2005, 05:18 PM
Alysa Milano and Viagra (at the rate it would be consumed on that beach it could be considered food) :fib

Str8tupg42k1
04-07-2005, 06:24 PM
Vida Guerra (covergirl on some fhm magazines) and poutang pie!!!! :thumbup <---- i dont know if that is allowed in this board.