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Old 03-07-2012   #390
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Default Re: 2012 Texans Talk Mock Draft

I'm starting to warm up to the idea of taking barron in the first. He is very good at what he does.
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Originally Posted by TexansSeminole View Post
I don't see Barron as that type of player. I think he could be an every down safety that could be a game changer for years to come. He won't be the guy to man up against slot receivers, but he plays zone well and breaks on the football well when matched up with even or favorable match-ups. He is a solid run defender. 3 time All-SEC player coached by a great defensive backs coach in Nick Saban.

Barron is very good on short throws, much like Quin. When you can limit short throws to smaller gains, you take away alot of what teams do. He has 12 interceptions on his career and has proven to have an eye for the ball, so I don't know where this stigma of a one-trick pony comes from. Sure he isn't going to man up on receivers like an Ed Reed, but he is still a versatile player.



You mean the #1, #3, and #4 defenses from last year?
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