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Old 04-02-2011, 01:37 PM   #176
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THe Baltimore RAvens slect....

Alex Henery K/P Nebraska


I might take some heat for this pick.... but I argue that it secures two important positions for the next 15 years. If you watched any Nebraska games the last few years you know this kid is special.

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Old 04-02-2011, 01:38 PM   #177
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The Baltimore Ravens select....

Ricky Elmore DE Arizona





WIll fit in perfectly in our 3-4 scheme. Plays with an attitude.
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Old 04-02-2011, 03:37 PM   #178
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With #169 Miami selects

Delone Carter RB Syracuse

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Old 04-02-2011, 04:24 PM   #179
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With the 170th pick in the draft, the Cleveland Browns roll the dice and select: Will Hill, S, Florida.


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Old 04-02-2011, 06:28 PM   #180
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With 171st pick of the OM mock draft, the Arizona Cardinals grab the best back in the draft (homer alert )



Evan Royster, RB, from the greatest school in the nation
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Old 04-03-2011, 06:31 AM   #181
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Vikings Select-
Derrick Locke, RB, Kentucky
Height: 5-8. Weight: 188.
Projected 40 Time: 4.40.
Combine 40 Time: 4.46

If AP ever gets hurt, the Vikes will need a 1-2 punch with Toby G.
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Old 04-03-2011, 11:25 AM   #182
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Pick 173, Seattle selects Stanley Havili, FB, USC

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Old 04-03-2011, 11:41 AM   #183
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With pick 174 of the 2011 NFL Draft the Indianapolis Colts select:

DT Terrell McClain, #97, South Florida
Ht: 6-1 5/8 | Wt: 297 | 40-yd: 4.99 | Arm: 32¾ | Hand: 10⅛ | Age: 23

Notes: As a true freshman in 2007, recorded eight tackles, four for loss and zero sacks with a batted pass in 12 games. Dealt with an ankle injury in ’08, managing to start 9-of-12 games in which he played at nose tackle and accumulating 32-3½-3 with one forced fumble. Did not play against North Carolina State and did not start against UCF or Pittsburgh. Started 11-of-13 games at nose tackle in ’09 and posted 25-5-1½ with a forced fumble. Slid to defensive tackle in ’10 and posted 24-4½-3 in 13 starts.

Positives: Has large hands. Very strong — squats 600 pounds and bench-pressed 225 pounds 29 times at the Combine. Quick and athletic. Can push the pocket. Flows down the line. Flashes disruptive ability and stood out in one-on-one drills at the East-West Shrine Game.

Summary: Does not look like a dominator but has surprising strength, quickness and flexibility and shows the ability to play behind the line when he wants to do so. That said, concerns about his inconsistency, makeup and toughness could temper his appeal. Has starter-caliber physical traits if a strong positional coach is able to light a fire under him and keep it burning.

Late Blooming DT who can play NT in a 4-3 for INDY. Best 4-3 NT prospect left in the draft on my Board. He can play 1 or 2 gap and can actually rush the passer from the NT position. Excellent value here and a great fit for INDY's defensive front as well.
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Old 04-03-2011, 05:19 PM   #184
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With pick 175 of the 2011 NFL draft the St. Louis Rams select:

Alex Green, RB, Hawaii

Pick made at 1920 CST. Dallas is now on the clock.
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Old 04-03-2011, 05:50 PM   #185
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With the 176th pick in the 2011 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select:
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JJJJERON JOHNSON, S, BOISE STATE

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Weight:
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Arm Length:
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Hand Size:
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Overview

When an undersized safety plays like a 250-pound linebacker and shows no regard for his body when catapulting himself at ballcarriers, injuries are to be expected. However, Johnson has remained rather healthy during his four years as a starter, missing only four games in his career due to a hamstring ailment as a redshirt freshman. Of course, he also lists former Colts safety Bob Sanders as his on-the-field role model, so the concern isn't quite quelled yet.

Still, it's tough to ignore Johnson's physical style of play. He hits like a steel hammer, though he often fails to wrap up. That didn't keep him from making at least 80 tackles in each of his final three seasons, but it does present a problem at the next level where runners are more adept at slipping armless tackles.

Johnson's nose for the ball allowed him to lead the team in tackles as a sophomore, junior and senior. He can also make plays in coverage, intercepting four passes in 2009 on his way to second-team All-WAC honors and breaking up six passes in 2010 as a first-team all-conference selection. His attitude, courage and penchant for highlight-reel hits should earn him looks in the middle rounds and a shot at making an impact in the NFL.

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Positives: Throws his body into traffic against the run and displays ferocious yearning for contact. Plays with an aggressive, physical mentality and shows no fear when taking on bigger blockers. Snaps through tackles and generates a lot of power at the point of attack for a guy his size. Takes smart, efficient angles to the football when working downhill and has a knack for ferreting out the ball carrier. Diagnoses plays quickly and reacts to run and pass keys without wasted movement. Has strong, developed instincts and can anticipate routes and cut off the throw. Will bait quarterback and receivers into coming over the middle before delivering the big hit.

Negatives: Is undersized which, coupled with his style of play, makes him an injury risk at the next level. Does not have great range in deep coverage. Lacks explosion to break on the ball consistently and loses focus when tracking deep passes. Not an overwhelming natural athlete and has a tendency to get leggy and run high in his backpedal. Does not possess ideal recovery speed and will gamble and miss when trying to make a highlight play. Gets caught looking into the backfield on occasion and allows receivers to slip behind him. Does not wrap up consistently and will shoulder into runners looking to knock them off balance instead of bringing them down. Missed four games with a hamstring injury as a redshirt freshman. Turned himself in when in 2008 he failed to make a court appearance for misdemeanor underage consumption of alcohol.

Pick made at 8:50 p.m. EST.
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Old 04-03-2011, 10:25 PM   #186
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With the 177th pick in the 2011 Orange Mane Mock Draft

The Washington Redskins select....

Cliff Matthews DE, South Carolina

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Old 04-03-2011, 10:38 PM   #187
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With the 178th pick in the OM Mock Draft, 24champ and the Houston Texans select Colin Jones, Safety, TCU. 24champ will be on later to give us a player breakdown.
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Old 04-04-2011, 06:38 AM   #188
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With the 179th pick in the 2011 NFL Mock Draft
The Denver Broncos select:
Stephen Ridley RB LSU


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Old 04-04-2011, 02:37 PM   #189
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The Baltimore Ravens select

John Clay RB Wisconsin



Although not a strong position of need, I thought I should get on the running back train and get my own guy... loved John Clay this year, need to keep fresh legs running the ball for 16+ games with a ball control offense.
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:39 PM   #190
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Rugbythug and the Raiders select:

Rob Housler, TE, Florida Atlantic

Rugby-T will be in the hizzy to give you the straight dope on this straight dope.

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Old 04-04-2011, 02:45 PM   #191
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Old 04-04-2011, 03:49 PM   #192
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With the 183 pick in the 2011 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select:

Martin Parker, DT, Richmond


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03/25/2011 - Richmond Pro day: Two prospects confirmed their status as potential picks in the second half of the NFL draft with strong workouts at the Richmond pro day on March 18. Twelve teams were present to watch a total of six players work out. A pair who were at the NFL Scouting Combine stood out. Defensive lineman Martin Parker (6-2 1/4, 300) brings 34-inch arms and an 80-inch wingspan to the table. He re-ran the 40 in 4.95 and 4.92 seconds and benched 225 pounds 23 times while standing on the rest of his combine numbers. -

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Undersized and coming from Connecticut, Parker flew under the recruiting radar enough that Richmond snapped up the third-team all-state pick. He has grown into a man during his five-year stint with the Spiders, and NFL scouts won't make the same mistake in overlooking him come draft time.
As a redshirt freshman, Parker stepped up to start all 14 games, making 61 stops, 9.0 for loss, 3.0 sacks and three forced fumbles. His sophomore year saw similar production from the middle (56 tackles, 8.0 for loss, 4.0 sacks), but the exceptional production in his second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association junior year (75 tackles, 15.5 for loss, 6.5 sacks, two forced fumbles) really got him on scouts' radars.
The 2010 All-American (96 tackles, 13.5 for loss, 5.5 sacks) earned a spot on the East-West Shrine Game roster after the season, and proved that he belonged with strength and quickness and surprised scouts when weighing in at 300 pounds. His game MVP performance included two early sacks. In a deep defensive tackle class, Parker is the type of mid-round pick likely to surprise early in his career.

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Strengths:
Active player with quick hands and feet. Gives guards at the FCS level all they can handle on every snap with a strong punch and high motor. Controls linemen when balanced, able to use violent hands to disengage and attack ballcarriers before they reach him. Has grown into a legitimate NFL three-technique body during his career. Nimble feet and solid balance give him enough change of direction ability to force mobile quarterbacks and elusive ballcarriers at least into the arms of teammates, if he does not use his long arms to securely wrap them up (which he usually does once in the immediate vicinity).
Weaknesses: Could anchor more consistently against double-teams and stronger single blocks. Only flashes a bull rush, will not push better NFL linemen into the pocket. Gets high off the snap at times, can be moved down the line by zone blockers to allow cutback lanes. Will provide interior pressure, not a ton of sacks, because he lacks elite closing speed.

2010 Season
Parker led all CAA Football defensive linemen in tackles (8.7 per game) and was second overall in the league in total sacks (5.5) and total TFL (13.5) in 2010. He posted five double-digit tackle games, including 13 versus Delaware and 12 versus Towson. The New Haven, Conn. native, who was a First Team All-CAA Football selection and a consensus First Team All-America pick, also blocked a PAT attempt in the Delaware game.

2009 Season
A Buchanan Award finalist in 2009, finishing 13th in the voting … enters his fourth season as a starter and is one of the more feared defensive linemen in the FCS. As a redshirt junior in 2009, Parker was selected to The Sports Network All-America Second Team. He made an impressive 75 tackles, including 15.5 for losses (6.5 were sacks). He also had 10 quarterback hurries and forced a pair of fumbles. He made 15 starts for the 2008 Richmond squad that won the FCS title with one of the nation's top defensive lines.

2008 Season
Played in all 16 games and made 15 starts at defensive tackle on the Spiders' defensive line that was among the best units in the FCS … He finished the season with eight TFL and four sacks to rank fourth on the team in each, along with his 56 tackles.

2007 Season
Enjoyed a solid rookie season by starting all 14 games at tackle … Finished with 61 tackles, including nine TFL that was ranked second on the team … His 15 stops in the Delaware game was one off the Spiders' season-high last year (16 by McBride vs. URI) … Also had a sack and forced a fumble in the Delaware win … Recovered three fumbles on the season, including one each in the NCAA Quarterfinals at Wofford and the NCAA Semifinals at Appalachian State … His season high of three tackles for loss came in the win over William & Mary.



Pick made at:

2:50 a.m. ADST
6:50 p.m. EST
5:50 p.m. CST
4:50 p.m. MST
3:50 p.m. PST
2:50 p.m. AST

The Arizona Cardinals and The Reverend are now on the clock.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:54 PM   #193
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With the 184th pick of the OM Mock draft, the Arizona Cardinals select:



Cedric Thornton, DT, wayyyyyyyyyyyy down in D II Southern Arkansas

Pick made 7:35 EST. NYG and brncs_fan are now on the clock
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With the 185th pick in the 2011 OM Mock Draft...the NY Giants Select:



Cortez Allen, CB Citadel

Pick was made at 7:02 CST.
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With pick #186 the Atlanta Falcons select.........

Cheta Ozougwu, DE/OLB, Rice






Carolina is now on the clock 1:44AM PST
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With the 187th pick in the 2011 NFL Mock Draft, the CAROLINA PANTHERS select...

Charles Clay, FB, Tulsa

HT: 6'3
WT: 245
40: 4.69

Strengths: Versatile player who lined up as an H-back, in-line, in motion, and as a tailback. Adequate release off the line to stretch the seam. Uses head fake and quick cuts to work the post. Not a dominant lead blocker, but will wall off one defender with an extended arm, then move to the next target. Difficult to bring down once past the line and carries defenders for a first down. Good hands, goes up over defenders and adjusts to low throws to get off-target passes. Provides a big target for passers to find as a safety valve. Gets ahead of quick receiver screens to take on defensive backs. Fair in-line blocker for his size and is a reliable pass protector. Stays square with a wide base. Outside protector on field goals; one of three second-level protectors on punt team. Quiet-mannered player.

Weaknesses: North-south runner who won't be a primary option because he runs with high pads, exposing his chest and torso to big hits from defenders, and does not have great vision inside or elusiveness in the open field. As a ballcarrier, he fails to shift ball to outside hand. Routes could be more crisp to create separation. Takes time to turn to head upfield after the catch. Needs to keep his head up and deliver a stronger punch to sustain more consistently when blocking, whether in space or in-line. Will miss inside targets on lead blocks. Injuries and uneven performances are red flags for teams.




Pick made at 10:12 AM MST
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With the 188th selection of the 2011 NFL Draft the Indianapolis Colts take:

OLB Doug Hogue, #32, Syracuse

Ht: 6-2½ | Wt: 235 | 40-yd: 4.66 | Arm: 32 5/8 | Hand: 9 3/8 | Age: 22

Notes: Running back-linebacker out of New York. Committed to Syracuse as a running back — appeared in 10 games as a true freshman in 2007, starting four, and carried 77 times for 251 yards (3.3-yard average) and one touchdown with three receptions for 31 yards (10.3) and zero TDs. Played in 11 games in ’08 (two starts) and totaled 35-232-2 (6.6) rushing with 11-108-1 (9.8) receiving. Did not play against West Virginia (ankle). Was switched to strong-side linebacker in ’09 and responded by tallying 72 tackles, 16 for loss and 9½ sacks with four pass breakups and two forced fumbles in 12 starts on the strong side. Had his right knee operated on in April ’10 after suffering a medial meniscal tear and an MCL sprain in the Orange’s spring game. In the fall, started all 13 games and posted 95-10½-3 with two pass breakups, two interceptions, one forced fumble and a blocked kick.

Positives: Has a frame to carry added bulk. Very athletic with good movement skills, knee bend and hip flexibility. Redirects efficiently. Chases hard and can run and hit. Accelerates quickly, ranges to the sideline and shows burst to close when he sees it. Flashes explosive striking ability and potential as a blitzer. Good character. Stood out at the East-West Shrine Game.

Negatives: Does not play with pop or power in his hands — only 18 reps of 225 pounds at the Combine. Not stout at the point. Stays stuck on blocks. Speed-dependent as a blitzer. Still developing positional instincts. Most production comes when he has a clear path. Could require extra reps to understand a complex game plan.

Summary: Undersized, athletic, field-fast, converted running back with starter potential on the weak side in a 4-3 where he could be protected and allowed to flow to the ball. Could require patience but should be able to contribute readily on special teams.

This is the OLB that INDY wanted and we are very excited to get another target here in the 6th round. Should be able to play ST's this year and hopefully develop into a Sam LB in a year or 2. Love this kids film and natural instincts, he just needs some more development time.

Pick made at 4:54 pm Eastern time.
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In the 6th round the 49ers, Kaylore, and JCM select:

Ugo Chinasa, DE, Oklahoma State

Height: 6-5. Weight: 263.
Projected 40 Time: 4.70.
Combine 40 Time: 4.67.
Pro Day 40 Time: 4.65.

Projected Round (2011): 4-6.

3/1/11: I liked what I saw out of Ugo Chinasa at the Combine. In addition to running a 4.67 40 at 6-5, 264, Chinasa looked really fluid in all of the drills. He's a mid-round sleeper.

Chinasa's game film suggests he could be one of the top defensive end prospects in this year's draft. One of his biggest weaknesses, however, is his inconsistent motor. If he can find a way to bring this same intensity on every play he could be a real contributor in the NFL.

After redshirting in 2006, Chinasa came off the bench as a redshirt freshman and recorded 13 tackles. He started every game as a sophomore and led all OSU down linemen with 24 tackles. He also had 8.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and an interception. As a junior, Chinasa posted a career high 6.5 sacks to go along with 30 tackles and nine tackles for a loss.

Expected to be a breakout performer in his senior season, he only amassed 39 total tackles, four sacks and an interception but did garner second-team all-conference honors from Big 12 coaches.

Chinasa often plays from a stand-up position and is effective in that role. This gives him the potential to play linebacker in the NFL as well as defensive end -- albeit in more of a pass-rush specialist. Coaches and scouts will consider him worth a look in the middle to late rounds of the draft, however, because they will believe they can light a fire under him to maximize his potential.
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Positives: Attacks the pocket from a two- or three-point stance. Has a strong upper body and uses his arms to shed blocks. Uses his athleticism, quickness and surprising leverage to beat lineman around the corner on a speed rush. Effective stutter-step and swim move for change-up rush moves. Good lateral agility to penetrate the line when twisting with the defensive tackle. Keeps his eyes in the backfield, using length and large hands to knock down passes. Has fluid hips and can drop into coverage quickly for his size. Transitions and accelerates out of his backpedal. Shows great awareness in man coverage and is physical running with tight ends. Stays patient in contain on the back side. Able to spin off blocks and find the ballcarrier in run support. Owns the balance to close quickly on the quarterback with a good burst. Very strong wrap-up tackler, but his upper body strength allows him to get away with arm tackles. Chases down plays that bounce to the outside when his motor is running.

Negatives: Has a very inconsistent motor. Not very explosive off the line and tends to try to get penetration using finesse rather than strength. Plays too high at times, gets stood up at the line. Does not show regular aggression as a pass rusher and often seems indecisive. Struggles to avoid cut blocks. Does not run his legs while engaged. Spin move is ineffective when pass rushing.

Pick made at 12:18 AM EST.

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With pick #192 in the 2011 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Dallas Cowboys select:
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Pro day earns Buffalo’s Thomas visits with teams
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Published: March 10th, 2011 | Tags: Josh Thomas, Buffalo pro day, Davonte Shannon

Buffalo CB Josh Thomas is doing everything he can, in front of anybody he can, to prove he belongs in the NFL.

At the school’s pro day held March 10 indoors on FieldTurf, Thomas, who was invited to the NFL Scouting Combine last month, put together a solid workout in front of representatives from 14 teams. Thomas (5-foot-10 5/8, 192 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds, had a 40-inch vertical and a 10-8 broad jump, ran a 6.89 3-cone drill, and stood on his short shuttle time and bench-press repetitions.

Thomas already has had a private workout with the Patriots, and he is scheduled to visit the Bills, Eagles and Jaguars before the draft.

OVERVIEW:

Thomas has the upside to potentially turn into a starting corner with some improved awareness and overall refinement to his game. At this stage, has the size, coverage skills, and hands to provide quality depth as a backup. Can hold up in man, will press effectively and has the athleticism to stick with and trail receivers. Zone coverage instincts are still developing, but can locate his man and make open field tackles in the flats. Hands are good and can extend away from his body for an interception. Has the right mentality against the run, just needs some more consistency. Thomas is a Day 3 prospect.

ANALYSIS:

Thomas has solid corner size and speed. Is a smooth, fluid overall athlete with very good coverage skills. Can flip his hips, turn and run, and shadow in man coverage. Capable of jamming at the line. Can recover when beaten and close on the football. Good ball skills. Willing in run support.

Can take too many risks in zone coverage. Will get sucked in by play-action. Occasionally gathers before reacting to plays in front of him. Struggles to get off blocks when playing down near the box. Pursuit angles in run support need work.

Pick in at 3:19 p.m. EST.
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