Former Rice QB Chase Clement (to work for the Texans)

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  1. Kgbmedic

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    Just saw this thought I would share. Don't know much about him so can't really comment one way or another.



     
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    Thread title is confusing.
     
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    Sounds like a bit of a project.
     
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    This NFL.com analysis is kinder to him as far as "strengths," but his 6'1" 210# does not put him "head and shoulders above" virtually anyone.



    Analysis

    Strengths: Tough, savvy, intelligent signal caller who knows the ins and outs of his offense and makes good decisions. Some zip on arm strength for short- and medium-range passes over the middle and to the sidelines. Good touch on fades. Able to go through possessions and look off safety to open up space in the secondary. Generally poised in the pocket, has quiet feet and will throw the ball despite knowing he's going to get hit. Good mobility to get more than just an occasional first down with his legs. Throws accurately running to the left or right.

    Weaknesses: Shorter than teams prefer for the position. Gets lost in a collapsing pocket. Runs a spread/zone-read offense, and must work on taking snaps under center. Arm strength past 20 yards is suspect. Looks to coaches for pre-snap adjustments. Winds up a bit in his delivery, allowing defenders to read his eyes. Needs to work on securing the ball when running downfield. Will take off a bit early and receive big hits as he doesn't slide as much as he should.
     
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    A write up on Chase Clement I found.

    http://www.ufl-football.com/news/chase-clements-2010-ufl-season-astounding-journey
     
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    Here's a video highlights of the 2010 UFL championship game where Clemet was the MVP. He made a couple of nice passes. At least he's been busy playing football the last couple of years, but until this situation came up, no one in the NFL was apparently interested in him.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ebvYQgwyVQ
     


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    I like this move. Atleast this guy has been playing some football lately, though I'm certainly not saying he's been seeing NFL-leveel competition but
    he's been making passes under the rush and taking some hits.
     
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    I think this also an admission by Smithiak, as if there was any real doubt, the fact that Schaub will not be back this season; not even for the playoffs.
     
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    Is that the same Nick Novak now kicking for the Chargers?
     
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    I think Kubiak has been pretty honest about the situation. Some folks are jumping to conclusions that we aren't prepared to accept yet.

    Working this guy out doesn't mean anything other than there is a good chance that Schaub might go on IR. Which Kubiak has already said. They want to make sure there is no chance of him coming back at any time before they do something they can't undo.

    Mario for instance may be "able" to play by the second week of the play-offs, but since someone told them he was done for the year, there's no way we can bring him back.

    Their just doing their due diligence with Schaub, we'll know if they're going to IR Schaub next week.
     
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    I agree it doesn't hurt to hedge your bets and look at some people. That way if he is truly done for the year then they already have been looking at people and have a better idea of whom they should bring in for back up.

    I guess his job as a insurance man didn't pan out for him. He initially gave up football to work in the insurance industry. I haven't watched much UFL at all so I don't know if the competition level is that high.
     
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    This is a guy that probably goes to our practice squad.

    If we don't have faith in Yates as the #2, that's when we'll see someone like a Garrard signed to the active roster and Schaub moved to IR.
     
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    Yep,

    Best kicker/punter in the UFL. Early this year, the Jets picked him up but waived him, after which the Chargers picked him up.
     
  16. CoastalTexan

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    Rice is the new Colorado State, one of Kubiak's real kids is on the team.

    We have drafted Casey and the LB from last years draft. Now we have picked up Chase Clement...

    We have gone from drafting the powerhouse Colorado State Rams to the new CUSA powerhouse Rice Owls.
     
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    Casey and Clement never played with his son. Oh, and if we have a chance at finding some more Caseys, Dreesens and Brisiels we should continue to go back to the well.
     
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    are you saying he's been signed?! I thought he was coming in for an audition...??
     
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    We haven't picked up Chase Clement, he's supposed to come in for a workout Monday.

    As interesting as it is though, We've got Brian Cushing, Shuan Cody, & Matt Leinart from USC.

    Demeco Ryans, Andre Caldwell, & Kareem Jackson from Alabama.

    Andre Johnson, Eric Winston, Darryl Sharpton, Brandon Harris, Rashard Butler, & Chris Myers from the U
     
  20. CoastalTexan

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    Kubiak seems to pick his schools he gets players from and stick with them. I wouldn't be surprised to see us pick up more Rice players now that his son is on the team.
     

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