Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > College Football & the 2014 NFL Draft
Home Forums Register FAQDonate Automatic Monthly Contribution Members List Mark Forums Read


College Football & the 2014 NFL Draft The future stars of the NFL

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-19-2007   #1
swtbound07
Jackass of Day!
 
swtbound07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Tampa, Florida
Age: 29
Posts: 9,474
Rep Power: 904 swtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respectedswtbound07 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Why Kalil at center?

Everytime somebody talks about a value pick, they talk about hoping Kalil falls so we can take him and put him at center....what puts Kalil head and shoulders above the other centers in the draft? Is he the only one worthy of starter status?
__________________

Sig by Michaelm
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bill Maher
"I'll show you Obama's birth certificate when you show me Sarah Palin's high school diploma"
swtbound07 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #2
real
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

He'd be a good fit in our system....he's quick with excellent technique in the run game and passing game....


And yes....


He's the clear cut number one center...
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #3
bigbrewster2000
4th Infantry
 
bigbrewster2000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: The Woodlands
Age: 37
Posts: 1,347
Rep Power: 6461 bigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

Quote:
Originally Posted by swtbound07 View Post
Everytime somebody talks about a value pick, they talk about hoping Kalil falls so we can take him and put him at center....what puts Kalil head and shoulders above the other centers in the draft? Is he the only one worthy of starter status?
No he is not the only center worthy of starting, he is simply the best center. Personally I would wait until the 4th round and hope Dan Mozes is still there, or the 3 rd even. While Kalil is the best Center prospect most centers don't go until the 3rd round. The center position is just not typically that highly touted. There is usually only 1 center that goes in the first every 2 or 3 years. The main reason why Kalil will go that high is he can play Guard.
Mangold last year went simply because he is a beast.
bigbrewster2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #4
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

mangold's success helps kalil's chances of going first round tremendously.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #5
bigbrewster2000
4th Infantry
 
bigbrewster2000's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: The Woodlands
Age: 37
Posts: 1,347
Rep Power: 6461 bigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respectedbigbrewster2000 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kastofsna View Post
mangold's success helps kalil's chances of going first round tremendously.
Yeah but Kalil is not as good as Mangold.
bigbrewster2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #6
texans83
All Pro
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Friendswood
Age: 31
Posts: 735
Rep Power: 10 texans83 is a Pro Bowlertexans83 is a Pro Bowler
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

kalil would fit perfect in our system bc he has been around the zone blocking system and he could be the ancor of our line for the next 10yrs IMO. I play that he will still be there in the 2nd round. It would be a great pick up for us and yes he is the best center avalible.
texans83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #7
beerlover
Site Contributor
 
beerlover's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 12,553
Rep Power: 66422 beerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respectedbeerlover is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

Ryan Kalil is tenancious, played @ USC in a Pro-Style set (with some pretty high rated signal callers) plays with sound fundamentals, keeps his pad level low, his quick feet with ability to move back peddle/lateral/downfield make him THE IDEAL FIT for zbs.

I really like his size @ 6'3" 299 lbs. his quickness/burst is eyepopping for a lineman 1.71 10yd. 2.87 20 yd & can get down the field with his sub 5 sec forty (4.96). Ryans no slouch in the strength dept either lifting 34 times which you can tell when he locks up/hand punches tackles in game film. he is not the vocal leader on the line like Nick Mangold was last year from Ohio State but technically Kalil is just as profeicent & skilled, yet faster & stronger.

I really would love for the Texans to draft him, but I dont see how cause he should be gone late 1st rd. if he creeps up early second its gonna make me nervous with all the teams ahead of us needing line help. Ryan also has experience all over the line. McKinney has been the best Center the Texans have had over the past 5 seasons, they drafted drew hodgdon 5th rd. 2005 but he has never panned out/injured & forget about free agency these guys are really coveted & overpaid.

Ryan is not the only Center prospect in the draft he is just the best of the group who could start very early on, especially if the Texans have a new QB (develop them together as a unit). my 3rd rd pick is another Center Samson Satele, Hawaii, very similar size but gets by more on strength yet also mobile & strong. I've brought him up in other threads even if the Texans don't draft a QB this year his QB @ Hawaii Colt Brennan would be my #1 pick next year for the Texans, just how good would that be if the Texans already had his center
__________________

2012 Draft was Mercilus
beerlover is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 03-19-2007   #8
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbrewster2000 View Post
Yeah but Kalil is not as good as Mangold.
indeed.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2007   #9
Texans Horror
Hall of Fame
 
Texans Horror's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Age: 40
Posts: 2,303
Rep Power: 26 Texans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of FamerTexans Horror is a Hall of Famer
Default Re: Why Kalil at center?

I suspect it's not often that the top center in the draft would also be a great fit in the ZBS. Add in the Texans' woes at the center position, and you get the magical connection. To me, it's that combination of bpa and need. And if I click the ruby slippers and say "There's No Place Like Home" three times...
__________________
"It is what it is."
Texans Horror is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > College Football & the 2014 NFL Draft
Home Forums Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Ad Management by RedTyger