Steve Slaton is a Texan!!

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  1. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    Pick No. 89, Round 3.

    We have a "sexy" pick, yay!!!

    Better yet, we have a young RB with potential. Now we just have to wait and see.

    (please merge threads)
     
  2. kastofsna

    kastofsna Hall of Fame

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    nice one.
     
  3. TEXANS84

    TEXANS84 Moderator Staff Member

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    Awesome. I'm cool with that.
     
  4. Hardcore Texan

    Hardcore Texan Magnet Man

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    I like it! I really like the way this draft is shaping up.
     
  5. TexanSam

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    Awesome. I like the pick!
     
  6. RTP2110

    RTP2110 Thank You Andre

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    Speed, speed, & more speed. I like the pick, let's see what happens. This is our payoff for moving down.
     
  7. TexansLucky13

    TexansLucky13 53d Signal Batt

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    All Hail the Smithiak!
     
  8. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got AJ?

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    Just turned on the tube and it was the first thing I saw. Not bad....really not bad!
     


  9. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    NICE!

    I think if he can bulk up a little bit he could turn into a very productive back for us. He's got alot of ability.
     
  10. Yankee_In_TX

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    So, the FO did what the fans said :)

    OL, CB, and RB (not necessarily in that order).
     
  11. Bubbajwp

    Bubbajwp All Flopper

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    I think I just poked a hole in my ceiling.
     
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  12. Yankee_In_TX

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    With WHAT?
     
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  13. camron1269

    camron1269 Rookie

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    nice.
    there were a few guys id rather have... adibi, king, cliff avril, marcus harrison, dre moore
    as far as RB go i thought slaton and choice were about even. i guess the coaching staff knows who fits our style best.
    lets hope one of the 5 guys i mentioned are there in the 4th
     
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  14. Mr. White

    Mr. White H-Town Beatdown

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    I'm jacked about this pick.

    Ideal back for the WCO.
     
  15. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got AJ?

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    I won't dare ask what that means, but I take it you like the pick...lol.
     
  16. J-Russ

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    Strengths:
    Excellent speed and quickness with a burst...Great agility, balance and change of direction...Can get outside and turn the corner...Nice vision and instincts...Elusive and very dangerous in the open field..Has very good hands and can be a weapon out of the backfield...A big play threat...Offers value as a return man....Productive.

    Weaknesses:
    Doesn't have the size or bulk that you look for...Lacks strength and power...Does not break a lot of tackles...Not much of an inside runner...Marginal blocker...Is not real physical...Very little return experience...Played in a spread offense...May have some minor durability concerns...He might be limited to a situation role in the NFL.


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    Is also being looked at as a wide receiver prospect by some..Shared the spotlight with Pat White and was beginning to lose carries to true freshman Noel Devine in 2007...Didn't have a great junior campaign and saw his stock drop...Will never be a pro workhorse but could carve a niche for himself and excel as a 3rd down back.

    wtf!

    With that said, he seems like a big play-maker. I don't know what else to said.
     
  17. Hutch13

    Hutch13 List of demands

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    Awesome. I like the pick. Welcome to Houston, Slaton!
     
  18. The1ApplePie

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    Holy crap! A player I actually wanted drafted by the Texans?

    Steal of the draft baby
     
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  19. Yankee_In_TX

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    So is he 100% now? And if we use him as a scat back, who will be our every down? (lol, maybe the answer is whoever can stay healthy the longest?)
     
  20. alphajoker

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    Hell yeah! Waking up and seeing this pick makes the hangover just a little bit more tolerable. :drunk:
     

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