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Old 12-18-2008   #76
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Default Re: 09 Mock Draft

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Originally Posted by threetoedpete View Post
I'm talking about draft gurus equating hard ware and stats with NFL mechanics. And usually those guys are just plain dead wrong....Like you were with your estimate of Gaither. Just because the guy has numbers doesnt nessisarly mean his bad mechnics/bad attitute will tansition. Might but it's more than just a simple risk. You're rolling the dice. Tewbow is a running back palying Qb.
I'm going to address your comment about Gaither. If by "numbers" you mean production against some of the elite pass rushers in college at the time, then yes, he had all the numbers. If you mean the elite physical tools for an OT, then yes, he had the numbers as well. He screwed up off the field, and that couldn't be predicted. He had it made and lost it by his own doing, mostly because of stuff between the ears. As a prospect on the field, he was as good of an OT prospect as we've seen in a while.
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