Once in a lifetime athlete

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060210/SPORTS01/602100430/1027

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    Vince Young is a great player, but let's see what he does in the NFL, I highly think the UT's schedule was even close to playing in the NFL with the best of the best, who knows Reggie Bush might be a bust, or Vince Young might come out of the draft and tear his acl first play of the game, he lacks displine that why M. Vick is lacking a superbowl ring. we'll see what the future hold's for this great player of the ages....
     
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    wow...it's amazing how much Young's career mirrors McNair's. Right down to playing for the Titans, too! :whistle:

    Young is an amazing talent, and I'd be stoked if he was on my team. Match his potential up with a creative offensive coach, and the highlight reels and wins would probably pile up quickly.

    Alas...it twas not to be. Our team's destiny seems to be headed towards a different path. So I suppose we should make the best of it and look forward to the great things that will happen on this different course. [/optimism]

    :redtowel: GO TEXANS! :texflag:
     
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    It is amazing how much changes in a little over 10 years. McNair was consisdered a once in a lifetime athlete back then, what would people have thought of Mike Vick or Reggie Bush back then?
     
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    Wolf 100% Texan

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    I agree with you DB. I thought it was a well done article and the similarities are close.. As a Texan fan, I'd love to have VY but I know that until we get some "uglies" on the line and pass blocking becomes better we'd hinder the progress of any QB we put back behind them. As an NFL fan,I'd like to see McNair (Steve) take this kid under his wings and teach him and help him grow at the next level.. I'd hate to see him twice a year, but hey, it would be some interesting battles
     
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    Great find! I think people forget just how fast and mobile McNair was when he entered the league. He's evolved into a solid pocket passer as he's gotten older.

    I wonder where McNair will be playing next season? :confused:
     
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    BigWig Bigimus Wigimus

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    In the words of the famous tv show from way back,
    "You bet your sweet bippee" Vince is gonna play for the Titans and mirror or surpass McNair!
    Say hello to President Bush, Texans fans!
     
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    If the Titans get Vince it won't be a battle,it will be a SLAUGHTER twice a year!How you like staying on the bottom,huh?:bouncey:


    Will be drafting the next ten years to stop him and have to carry 2 of the best CBs in the league..:homer:
     
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    But Alcorn State played Semi Pro Teams???

    What about Ole Miss?? did they play Semi Pro teams?? NFL Europe?? Canadian Football league??

    What about Michagan?? I know they played NFL caliber Defenses in the NCAA.

    USC?? I'm sure USC played Pro level players.... Almost as good as the defenses Fresno state played.

    I think we need to give that argument a rest..... big time.

    M. Vick took his sorry team to the NFC championship Game.... Yeah they had a defense, but he was a big part of their wins.

    Remember a few years back, when the Bucs QB went down, and Shawn King came in and played well for a few games?? Poise....... I got so tired of hearing that word. Poise..... when Vince starts playing, get ready to hear it.... a lot.
     
  10. Jack Bauer

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    Yeah, he was very effective in handing the ball off and not throwing interceptions. Very big part, indeed...
     
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    I am either confused or just tired. Where in the quote for this response does it say anything about Alcorn State playing semi-pro teams???
     
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    Well, that was in response to someone saying that UT didn't play against NFL caliber Defenses. My response was along the lines, that Alcorn State(the school McNair went to before he was drafted by the Oilers) didn't play NFL style Defenses.

    Same with the schools that Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Carson Palmer, and a whole bunch of other NFL quarterbacks who have come and gone, succeeded and failed, dominated, and had been dominated.
     
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