If available at 15 who should the Texans select?

Discussion in 'College Football & the NFL Draft' started by Blake, Jan 8, 2009.

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Who should we take?

Poll closed Jan 9, 2009.
  1. DE Brian Orakpo

    32.5%
  2. LB Brandon Spikes

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. FS Taylor Mays

    25.0%
  4. NT B.J. Raji

    12.5%
  5. CB Malcolm Jenkins

    5.0%
  6. LB Rey Maualuga

    7.5%
  7. LB Aaron Curry

    10.0%
  8. DEMichael Johnson

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. FS William Moore

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. DE/OLB Everette Brown

    7.5%
  1. Blake

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    What do you think?
     
  2. Blake

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    Me personally, I am going to choose a secondary player. Orakpo and Jenkins are hard to pass up though.

    Mays gives us a presence in the secondary that was lacking most of our existence.
     
  3. Ole Miss Texan

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    I wanted to put down Raji so bad but you can't pass up a cornerback like Jenkins. This is assuming those players were available... Jenkins is it. Potential true shut down cornerback. I think our cb's are okay and have a lot of potential, we've got bigger areas of need... but adding Jenkins would make our CB's the strength of our team... it would rival our wr's. Get a safety in the 2nd? and we'd have a Super, Young secondary. A DL coach like Marinelli ;) could get us some DL fa's or a 3rd rd DT/DE...

    Malcolm Jenkins, Dunta Robinson, Jacques Reeves, Fred Bennett and Antwan Molden.
     
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    Curry. This team could use some help bad at LB.
     
  5. JCTexan

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    Mays is tempting but I don't think you can pass up Orakpo. Mario & Orakpo would be a scary D-line.
     
  6. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Mario Williams' clone
     
  7. Polo

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    I have no clue....

    I need to see them run around in shorts first
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    I voted for Mays as #1 but Orakpo is 1A . I would also like to see more of E. Brown , Curry , Raji , or Jenkins depending on Dunta .

    Guys I don't like are M. Johnson and W. Moore .
     


  9. Polo

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    I'm going to have to go with Orakpo for one reason.

    If something happens to Mario and we don't have atleast a "B" rated player on the other side of him we'll be screwed.
     
  10. Ole Miss Texan

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    Not knocking your thinking one bit because I agree with it 100% but what happens if heaven forbid Steve Slaton goes down!??!?
     
  11. Wolf6151

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    Most of these guys won't be available at #15 but if they were it'd be a really tough choice.

    1. Aaron Curry
    1a. Malcolm Jenkins
    1b. Taylor Mays
    1c. Everette Brown
    2. Brian Orakpo
     
  12. Polo

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    That's why I want us to go RB in the second or third...And it's also why I son't want a bruiser...

    We need a back up RB who can function as more than just a short yardage guy...
     
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    You know my answer........"Starting at safety, #22, out of USC, Taylor Mays!":scarygirl:
     
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    I'm surprised no one has picked Raji yet.

    I picked Curry, because with him, our LB corps will be frightening.
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    What if the BPA at #15 is Oher , Monroe , or one of the other elite LT's ?
     
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    I voted for Orakpo, but here’s my short list of who I’d take for team needs. Maybe one will fall to 15.

    1. DE Orakpo
    2. FS Mays
    3. NT Raji
    4. DE Brown
    5. LB Curry (best talent)
    6. CB Jenkins (2nd best talent)
    I’m not so crazy about drafting any of the others at 15. MLB is not a need.
     
  17. pappy

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    You forgot none of the above !
     
  18. TexansLucky13

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    Orakpo is an obvious first priority IMO, followed by Mays. I would be beyond satisfied with either of those guys, but the chances are pretty slim I think.
     
  19. Blake

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    Classic.
     
  20. PapaL

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    I think it's too early to tell. I still need to see Mel hype some of these guys up so I can bump them down some. =D
     

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