Ryan Clady takes 1st step turning Pro

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  1. beerlover

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    Ryan Clady has submitted paperwork to determine his draft Status-

    http://www.idahostatesman.com/boisestatefootball/story/232616.html

    I had projected him 7th while ESPN thinks 8th surely high enough this becomes a no-brainer. probably "out of reach" for the Texans to secure his services but then you just never know for sure about these things alot can change in four months :)
     
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    Hard to say. I have not put out my rankings as of yet (and wont for quite a while) but it depends on who else jumps in and the order of the picks. If the Texans lose out, they could be somewhere between 6-10. If they win a couple they could be around 12-16. It is hard to say what can happen now since there are several games left to be played.
     
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    once you submit your name to the advisory board it takes about two weeks, so its now in process :cool:
     
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    If you chant "Clady, do an Okoye!" it might help.
     
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    Well the only reason they wouldn't take the guy if he fell that far is if something we don't know a bout is working behind the scenes. Probably be off the board by the time we pick. Posted on the other thread, Oher is considering going back now.
     
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    seems to me we might have to look for an LT much later in the draft.
     
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    Now the Texans need to perpetuate lies about him being a dog fighter so that he will fall to them
     


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    It will be intersting to see how this LT class grades out. Clady is a talent, very athletic but would need to be coached up in the NFL to start day one @ LT. I think its very smart for him to come out early. Bose State system is not in the Pro Style & he's not learning against quality competition in the WAC. Sam Baker on the other hand is NFL ready coming from a Pro Style offense, starting LT four years @ USC against the best compeition in the country. no matter how talented thats a huge advantage over someone like Clady.
     
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    I'd prefer to have someone who could come in straight away and be an improvement over Salaam.

    In saying that however Spencer handled himself pretty well as a rookie, even though he wasn't considered 'ready' if I remember correctly.
     
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    got beat several time against East Carolina's DE's the last week. still good. not as good as Otah though.
     
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    Baker didn't look very good in the bowl game today IMO.
     
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    I have to watch the USC game again. My girlfriend called before she had to go to work and then I fell asleep because I still had this pounding behind my eyes at halftime.
     
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    I'm not sure if he was 100% recovered. got beat twice by LB stunts, no big deal otherwise dominated the line. USC rushed for a season high 344 on the ground & 289 in the air.
     
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    I think Baker solves the LT problem for 10 years. If he works hard in the weight room he could be an all-pro. He wasn't perfect today but I thought he played well enough to justify the 18th pick.
     
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    The thing that worries me about Clady is Daryn College also out of Boise .

    He was a 2nd rd. pick in 2006 who's having a hard time playing guard .
     
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    Yeah I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    In his bowl game it appeared to me that Clady needs to be taught/work on technique. He did not use his hands well, seemed to lack a punch. On a play he was beaten on, had he just put a hand on the guy early he would have had a chance to move the guy. This is coachable.

    2nd, he appears to need to hit the weight room. Seemed soft and weak. This can said about 95% of the college OL prospects.

    Yes he has quick feet, but he is raw. Very raw. And I do not see him fitting the Chiefs style of offense.

    Of the GBN list I would be happy Clady, Baker, Boone, Otah with our 1st rounder. Williams would be worth a 3rd rounder.
     
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    Not advocating but it seems to fit here.

    http://www.dnj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071219/SPORTS/712190324/1006

    http://www.gbnreport.com/juniors.htm

    http://www.goblueraiders.com/player.cfm/name/franklin-dunbar/id/1918


     

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