I would not be displeased if these persons were drafted by the Texans.....

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  1. kiwitexansfan

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    So I am not going to mock a mock, but I will list some players I would like to see get drafted. No consideration has been given to round etc, I just want them on our team.

    QB: Tyrod Taylor, West Virginia
    - If we can get him late to develop I would feel comfortable about the future of the QB position.

    RB: Taiwan Jones, Eastern Washington
    Noel Devine, West Virginia
    - Both of these guys are because I'm always looking for another X-factor on offense.

    WR: Julio Jones, Alabama
    Vincent Brown, San Diego State
    Dane Sanzenbacher, Ohio State
    - Jones is there because I would love another real, reliable weapon in the passing game. Brown and Sanzenbacher are there because I really like there move the chains ability.

    OL: I am sure there are some good prospects, I haven't looked at them too closely. I would never complain about strengthening our lines.

    DT: Marcell Dareus, Alabama
    Stephen Paea, Oregon State
    Lawrence Guy, Arizona State
    - Dareus would be my most awesome outcome ever, not going to happen though. I really like the ceilings on Paea and Guy, both great athletes and ca bring the disruption up the middle. (I am not a huge fan of big fatties)

    DE: JJ Watt, Wisconsin
    Cameron Jordan, UCLA
    - Keep on coming back to be tempted by Watt @11. Jordan has a pretty high ceiling, always tempting especially when he won't have to be 'the man' immediately.

    OLB: Robert Quin, North Carolina
    Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue
    Aldon Smith, Iowa
    Sam Acho, Texas
    Thomas Keiser, Stanford
    - Quin could be a very special athlete off the edge. Smith could be too. Kerrigan is a great prospect, proven and full of ability. Acho just oozes smooth power off the edge, probably my favourite of the bunch in the 2nd/3rd. Keiser is a prospect I would love to see us take a punt on late.

    ILB: Greg Jones, Michingan State
    Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma
    Mario Harvey, Marshall
    - All these guys are football players, pure and simple. Can't have too many of those.

    CB: No particular favourite prospects, really think safety is the bigger need.

    FS: Mistral Raymond, South Florida
    Eric Hagg, Nebraska
    - Two later round prospects that I like. Raymond has good potential, Hagg is a real football player.

    SS: Dejon Gomes, Nebraska
    - Another football player. Yes, I have a Nebraska bias, deal with it.

    K: Adi Kunalic, Nebraska
    - Dude has a seriously strong leg, can really boom the ball on kickoffs.

    There you are, if we get some or any of these guys I will be a very happy fan.

    I really think we need to pick up 2 OLB, 1 ILB, 1 DT, and 2 DB in this draft.
     
  2. Blake

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    Tyrod Taylor doesnt strike me as the.... sharpest tool in the shed. Probably a waste of a pick.
     
  3. kiwitexansfan

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    I'm not his only fan on the board.

    I think he has shown steady development as a passer through his career and has great mobility while keeping his eyes locked downfield.

    Given some time I think he can be a playmaker at QB.

    I like him more than some like Johnson from A&M I have seen people proposing.
     
  4. mussop

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    Marcel Dareus DT Alabama
    The only player I would trade up for.

    Marvin Austin DT North Carolina
    Phil Taylor DT Baylor
    Kenrick Ellis DT Hampton
    Jerrell Powe DT Mississippi
    Jarvis Jenkins DT Clemson
    Sione Fua NT Stanford

    J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin
    Besides Darius, safest player in this draft.
    Cameron Jordan DE California
    Corey Liuget DE Illinois
    Nick Fairley DE Auburn
    Muhammad Wilkerson DE Temple
    Cameron Heyward DE Ohio State
    Stephen Paea DE Oregon State
    Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa

    Ryan Kerrigan OLB Purdue
    Doesnt get enough credit as an athlete. 3rd safest player in the draft.
    Robert Quinn OLB North Carolina
    Brooks Reed OLB Arizona
    Martez Wilson OLB Illinois
    Would draft him to play rush LB
    Justin Houston OLB/ILB Georgia
    Aldon Smith OLB Missouri
    Sam Acho OLB Texas
    Bruce Carter OLB North Carolina)
    Allen Bailey OLB Miami
    Greg Romeus OLB Pittsburgh
    Jabaal Sheard OLB Pittsburgh
    Brian Rolle OLB Ohio State
    Dontay Moch OLB Nevada


    Aaron Williams CB Texas (FS)
    Davon House CB New Mexico State
    Chris Culliver CB South Carolina
    Ras-I Dowling CB Virginia
    Brandon Harris CB Miami
    Chykie Brown CB Texas
    Curtis Brown CB Texas

    Robert Sands S West Virginia
    Deunta Williams S North Carolina (X)
    Marcus Gilchrest S Clemson (S)
    Quinton Carter S Oklahoma
    Ahmad Black S/N Florida

    Greg Jones ILB Michigan State
    Colin McCarthy ILB Miami
    Quan Sturdivant ILB North Carolina
    Mason Foster ILB Washington
    Casey Matthews ILB Oregon
    Mark Herzlich ILB Boston College (X)
    Ross Homan ILB Ohio State
     
  5. The1ApplePie

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    DE/OLB
    Da'Quan Bowers (if he can make the transition)
    Donte Moch
    Greg Romeus
    Brooks Reed
    Anyone not named Aldon Smith

    DE/NT
    Nick Fairley
    Kenrick Ellis
    Stephen Paea

    WR
    Julio Jones
    Leonard Hankerson
    Greg Little

    KR
    Noel Divine

    FB
    Stanley Havili
     
  6. TexCanada

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    Both Kerrigan and Reed look like the type of players that Smithiak looks for. I'm not exactly sure what Wade looks for in a player though. I will not be surprised to see one of those two at #11.
     
  7. beerlover

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    DeMarcus Ware type = Aldon Smith
     
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    I just dont see that. Smith looks almost lumbering (for lack of better word) compared to what Ware looked like coming out. Ware was very fluid and smooth. I would take Kerrigan over Smith without hesitation.
     
  10. nytexan

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    Without moving up or down here are my hopefuls per round
    1st Round
    R. Quinn OLB
    A. Smith OLB
    Prince (but I'd rather go free agency here) CB

    2nd Round
    S. Paea NT/DT
    B. Reed OLB
    hoping J.Smith or B.Harris or A.Williams drop here CB/S

    3rd Round
    R. Dowling CB possible big upside
    J. Jenkins NT/DT if we haven't taken a fat yet
    D. House CB/FS
    J. Jarrett SS immediate specials team player

    4th Round
    S. Wisniewski C has pedigree and good in zone blocking
    M. Gilchrist S
    C. Brown CB
     
  11. VTexan

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    For the people interested, I've watched every game Tyrod has played and these are two compilations. He had absolutely no Offensive Line yesterday and the offensive coordinator is one of the worst in the country. Our game plan last consisted of sending all our receivers deep and having Tyrod scrambling to see if he could do something crazy. No safety valves whatsoever.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAoYbtsQXEU

    This was his Freshman/Sophmore's Seasons

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGNfNjNKflA&feature=related

    This was his Junior/Senior years.



    I think he is the best QB for the later round picks to develop as we could use him in kubiak's bootleg favored offense. He has a cannon and always has a knack for looking down field when scrambling. The offense he ran was fairly pro style. They hardly ran screens, short passes it was mostly 3 Wr's sets with a RB and TONS of play action (sound familiar?).

    When your first string quarterback goes down, I feel that is usually better to have a mobile QB for a backup rather than a pocket passer for obvious reasons. It brings a different dimension for teams to gameplan against. Joe Webb, Tim Tebow both stepped in their rookie season when the first QB went down and helped the teams win with their legs.





    Don't knock him till you watch tape. Most people just stereotype how he plays when in reality it is very different. ACC hardly gets covered so most people have never truly seen his game.He willed us to so many victories, especially last season.
     
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  12. kiwitexansfan

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    Tech sorry.

    Will be interesting to see where he ends up going.
     
  13. Rey

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    I really don't understand this line of thinking..

    Not specifically about your comparison here, but it seems that folks are always trying to compare players coming out to other players instead of looking at what they bring to the table as an individual...

    How often do guys come out and live up to the status of the player that folks compare them to?

    Normally talented players break the mold...They normally have their own style or they may do a combination of things that other great players used to do, but at the end of the day they are not really comparable in regards to style of play...
     
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    you should probably avoid the mock draft section & stick to the main boards then :spin:
     
  15. Rey

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    Wasn't meant to be a dig at you. Was just making a a general observation.
     
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    nor I, just a fact of draft evaluation, prospects have comps, per nature of the beast :lion:
     
  17. Maddict5

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    transition to what? 3-4 olb or 3-4 de. all the expert say bowers is a relentless power rusher (who has only had 1 good yr).. few has him pegged as a 3-4 player. so add that translation risk to the huge medical risk associated with him id be pretty pissed if we took him at #11

    also how come every yr you seem to be totally anti a guy alot of mockers have us taking? do you like ranting on draft day? ;)
     
  18. Maddict5

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    also

    DE/olb (on preference):

    robert quinn (#11)
    chris carter (2nd/3rd rd)
    aldon smith (#11)
    brooks reed (trade down/ 2nd)
    greg romeus (2nd/3rd)

    only if quinn & smith are gone @ #11, would i look elsewhere position wise and i wouldnt not like any (defensive) player there unless it was a totallly off the wall pick
     
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    I haven't heard that from anyone but you. Maybe you have more sources than me.
     
  20. beerlover

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    Are you people wanting me to provide you own personal draft coverge? if so I will have to charge a fee :beer:

    John McClain does a blog every Tuesday http://blogs.chron.com/nfl/2011/04/join_the_twohour_nfl_chat_at_1.html worth checking out or just asking him a question yourself -
     

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