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 02-05-2005   #1
Texan in Japan
All Pro
 
Texan in Japan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Colorado
Age: 54
Posts: 500
Rep Power: 3952 Texan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Matt Jones WR/TE/H-Back

I'm becoming very intrigued about how we could use Matt Jones. If he's available in the 3rd, I think he'd be a great pick. Although he might take 1-2 years to develop, his hands and ability might be a great asset...esp in the red zone.

Any thoughts?
Texan in Japan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #2
Honoring Earl 34
Hey Koolaid
 
Honoring Earl 34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Houston
Age: 51
Posts: 18,363
Rep Power: 114256 Honoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Matt Jones is interesting . There have QBs who have come into the league and been a multi -task player . Remember Jim Jensen with the Dolphins he did a little of everything . Then you have Kordell Stewart and Randal El to name a few . It would give Defenses something to think about .

If Kellon Winslow Jr. and Mike Williams were in the same draft which one is taken first ? I'm thinking they end up being the same type of player .
Honoring Earl 34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #3
beerlover
Site Contributor
 
beerlover's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 12,156
Rep Power: 39326 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

the last thing the Texans need is another project at WR, Matt Jones is a utility player bottom line, he does not have the skills to be a front line player in the NFL as a WR. at best he is a career back-up QB that could be inserted for trick plays on occassion.

not that I blame anyone for thinking this, the announcers were hypeing this kid up pretty good when their was several stud WR's on the sidelines that didn't get hardly any pub, Vincent Jackson WR North Colorado and Reggie Brown WR Georgia.
beerlover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #4
STEEL BLUE TEXANS
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Age: 31
Posts: 5,792
Rep Power: 9693 STEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

late 4th or early 5th round pick is more like it.
STEEL BLUE TEXANS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #5
Honoring Earl 34
Hey Koolaid
 
Honoring Earl 34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Houston
Age: 51
Posts: 18,363
Rep Power: 114256 Honoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

All WRs are projects AJ is the exception . I've watched Matt Jones and he is a great athelete . If your QB can run a 60 yd . td hes fast enough to play reciever .
Honoring Earl 34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #6
STEEL BLUE TEXANS
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Age: 31
Posts: 5,792
Rep Power: 9693 STEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

This is a Ronald Curry type project and Curry went in the 6th round.
STEEL BLUE TEXANS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #7
travfrancis
Veteran
 
travfrancis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 27
Posts: 410
Rep Power: 11 travfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballottravfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballot
Send a message via AIM to travfrancis
Default

actually jones is alot bigger then curry and just as fast so he is a better prospect
travfrancis is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 02-05-2005   #8
STEEL BLUE TEXANS
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sugar Land, Texas
Age: 31
Posts: 5,792
Rep Power: 9693 STEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respectedSTEEL BLUE TEXANS is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

But not so much better that he is a first day pick.
STEEL BLUE TEXANS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #9
Honoring Earl 34
Hey Koolaid
 
Honoring Earl 34's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Houston
Age: 51
Posts: 18,363
Rep Power: 114256 Honoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respectedHonoring Earl 34 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

There are sevaral good examlpes in the NFL of QBs who became WRs . Hines Ward , Drew Bennett, Atwan Randal EL and the bast of alltime Drew Pearson from Tulsa look it up . If your in the 4th round and hes there take him . Thats after the combine and hes healthy . He'll probably get drafted earlier by a good team who can afford the risk .
Honoring Earl 34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #10
D-ReK
RAWWWRR!
 
D-ReK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Avalon
Age: 29
Posts: 3,406
Rep Power: 684 D-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respectedD-ReK is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

I could see us taking him, I mean, after all, what's a Texans draft without getting a converted QB?
__________________
Smoke 'em if you got 'em...
D-ReK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-05-2005   #11
travfrancis
Veteran
 
travfrancis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Houston
Age: 27
Posts: 410
Rep Power: 11 travfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballottravfrancis is on the Pro-Bowl ballot
Send a message via AIM to travfrancis
Default

"But not so much better that he is a first day pick."

IMO it is highly unlikely he doesn't go in the first 3 rounds

my guess would be late 2nd - early 3rd
travfrancis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2005   #12
Texan in Japan
All Pro
 
Texan in Japan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Colorado
Age: 54
Posts: 500
Rep Power: 3952 Texan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respectedTexan in Japan is a quality contributor and well respected
Default

Lively dialogue! I've always been intrigued by big receivers, since watching Harold Carmachial. Matt Jones is a fab athlete and could be a great tweener (WR/TE/H-Back) on offense for us. I think the hype he's getting will only heighten at the combine, when his measurables and performance will shine. While I'd love to get him in rounds 5-6, I think he'll probably end up going in 3rd or 4th.

His size, hands & speed will make him a huge match-up problem for defenses. These are the types of players, I'd like to add to our arsenal.
Texan in Japan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2005   #13
BuffSoldier
Hall of Fame
 
BuffSoldier's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Tha South Side of Screwston, Texas
Age: 26
Posts: 1,929
Rep Power: 11 BuffSoldier is ridin' the pine
Default

I think it would be a good pick if we took im in the 4th or 5th round. He runs what a 4.4,4.5? and hes big , he has good athletic ability and could be a great project.
__________________
Pressure bust a pipe.
BuffSoldier 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 03:25 PM.


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