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Old 10-13-2007   #1
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http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mul...content.9.html

I hadn't seen this posted here.

SI has graded the top 10 rookies so far this year and Amobi is ranked #2.
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Nice to see him on the list. Thanks for posting the link.
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SI also had a great article on Amobi in this last issue. I'm so glad he's a part of this organization.
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Default Re: Amobi Okoye - #2 out of 10

I was looking at everybody else, and the top 5 can go in any order IMO.
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Way to go Amobi, and a great pick by the Texans, I am so glad he is on our team.

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And about one of the nicest guys you could meet,,,nice family as well,,,he's a good fit here with the Texans!
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Looks like Okoye was the right pick. I'm just glad I'm not running the team. I would have probably have taken Revis or Willis.
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Nice, but its still awfully early. I'd like to see how they'd grade 2006 right now compared to this time last year.
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Looks like Okoye was the right pick. I'm just glad I'm not running the team. I would have probably have taken Revis or Willis.
Willis is turning out to be a pretty solid LB. I don't know if all the contract monkey shines with Revis would've made him worth it though.
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He's had a fast start - maybe for the same reason he had so much success at a young age on and off the field. The mental aspects of competition, hard work, and expectations of success have carried through to the pro level.
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Looks like Okoye was the right pick. I'm just glad I'm not running the team. I would have probably have taken Revis or Willis.
TBH Vinny, Willis is looking great out in SF(as I am sure you know) and Revis basically shutdown Moss when the Pats played the Jets. I think we would have been fine with any of the three. I had us taking him on my mock though and was thrilled that we took him. I am even happier now that he has played well.
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