Mario Williams falling to #1 was a blessing

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Who should the Texans have drafted #1 overall in 2006?

  1. Mario Williams, DE, NC St.

    93.5%
  2. Reggie Bush, RB, USC

    0.8%
  3. Vince Young, QB, Texas

    3.3%
  4. D'Brickashaw Ferguson, LT, Virginia

    2.4%
  1. Ole Miss Texan

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    Long offseason but we're almost to the draft. I went back and found Michael A. Smith's article before the '06 draft concerning the Texans #1 pick. A good read, especially today.

    Just for fun, I wanted to do a poll and see peoples reaction to the draft. It's said you can't really get a full grade on a draft until at least 3 years down the road. Well boys and girls, this will be the 3 year anniversary of the historic day... the day hell froze over, it rained cats & dogs, and pigs started flying.

    Here's the read!
    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/draft06/columns/story?columnist=smith_michael&id=2419503
     
  2. Mac#5

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    Its a No Brainer. Mario Williams was the best choice for the first pick even though ill admit i didnt like it cuz i wanted V. Young but im glad i was wrong. We thankfully didnt get a RB who cant run between the tackles and would fit WR better. And Vince still has to prove himself although i cant give up on the hometown boy as for Ferguson i realy hav no idea who he is or plays for.
     
  3. Goatcheese

    Goatcheese Nightmare Over

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    1a Mario Williams
    1b D'brickawall Ferguson
    255y Vince Young
    255z Reggie Bust

    The NY Jets LT.

    Lulz @ the person voting VY. Is that you John?
     
  4. m5kwatts

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    whoever voted for vince young should be committed into a mental institution
     
  5. Ole Miss Texan

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    He and Vince could be roommates. :spit: Sorry that really isn't a laughing matter.
     
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  7. Ole Miss Texan

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    Well, I'm so happy we chose Mario. I think he's pretty much the total package. Great pass rusher, great run stopper, great teammate, great person, etc. I think he fits what the Texans want on the field, in the locker room, off the field and in the community absolutely perfectly. I think Mario Williams and Andre Johnson are the two players on the Texans that are or can be the best at their positions in the entire NFL. From a franchise building standpoint as well, they're the two players I'd choose at their respective positions before anyone else.

    I think Mario needs to be a life long Texan (Houston Texan) and we've gotta do everything we can to keep him here in Houston. It's so hard to narrow my favorite player down to just one guy, but I think the way Mario conducts himself on and off the field puts him at the top of my list. How fitting this would be my 5,000th post! ;)
     
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  8. GuerillaBlack

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    Anyone who does not say Mario Williams deserves a year ban.
     


  9. Nawzer

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    I voted for Reggie Bush just because...
     
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    Congrats on the 5000th, and double congrats for it being such common sense. Mario is our DE for the next ten years or so. He will go to the HOF, and he will be the first Texan inductee into the Texan (Bull)Ring of Fame.

    That article is scarily good, considering the hostile Reggie loving atmosphere before the draft, and it is completely spot on.

    The thing for me taht is important, is not Mario's on the field play. Everyone knows he is a beast on the field, and offenses have to scheme to make sure he doesn't ruin their day. The one thing that has impressed me over the last year is his head down, hardworking attitude, which will help our youngters and rookies keep their heads down, and keep players working hard, and behaving themselves off the field (its become a Texans philosophy in our short history to have 'good' guys).

    Oh, and you KNOW when we're talking about the '06 draft its the offseason (or VY has been benched again...)!

    :texflag:
     
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    Ban.
     
  12. danger6

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    Richard Justice . . . is that you?
     
  13. Porky

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    How does one "fall" to number 1 anyway? :hmmm:
     
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    It may have been Vince...
     
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    no, but if I told you guys who it was it wouldn't shock any of you guys who have been posting here for a while.
     
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    Honoring Earl 34 Hey Koolaid

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    All you have to do is click under the 1 .
     
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    I was wondering that myself...Is there a new Zero pick?

    It didn't.
     
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    I know who!! :)
     
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    Mario is the easy selection. Bush & Young haven't lived up to the hype, and Mario will be in the probowl for years... :brando:
     

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