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Grave Digger
06-06-2007, 12:32 PM
Here's my extremely early prediction:

1. Detroit Lions: Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
-Finally grab the franchise QB they desperately need.

2. Oakland Raiders: DeSean Jackson, WR, California
-They need a big time threat for their new QB

3. Miami Dolphins: Jake Long, OT, Michigan
-The most glaring weakness on the team is the Oline.

4. Houston Texans: Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas
-They make up for passing on Reggie Bush; franchise back

5. Dallas Cowboys (f/CLE): Chad Henne, QB, Michigan
-Romo isn't the answer, Henne will lead this team well

6. Atlanta Falcons: Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU
-They need some help in the interior line

7. Washington Redskins: Derrick Harvey, DE, Florida
-Passed on a DE in '07, so they make up for it with the talented Harvey

8. New York Giants: Sam Baker, OT, USC
-A glaring weakness on the team

9. Minnesota Vikings: Kenny Phillips, S, Miami
-They solve a big weakness on their defense

10. Arizona Cardinals: Steve Slaton, RB, West Virginia
-They need a RB to go with the aging James

11. Carolina Panthers: Andre Woodson, QB, Kentucky
-Delhomme is done and Carr is shell-shocked from his time in Houston, Woodson is going to be great IMO

12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Dan Connor, OLB, Penn State
-They bring in youth to a LB core that needs it

13. Dallas Cowboys: Mario Manningham, WR, Michigan
-Mario works well with his teammate Henne to make the Cowboys dangerous

14. Cincinnati Bengals: Jonathan Goff, ILB, Vanderbilt
-Looks like Thurman is done, they need a replacment

15. Seattle Seahawks: Mike Hart, RB, Michigan
-Unless Alexander returns to MVP form, I think they'll look for the future at the position

16. Pittsburgh Steelers: Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona
-They missed out on Revis, so they grab another talented corner

17. Chicago Bears: Adarious Bowman, WR, Oklahoma State
-Muhammed isn't getting young and depth isn't that great

18. Kansas City Chiefs: Barry Richardson, OT, Clemson
-Tackle is a ? and Richardson is just what they need

19. St. Louis Rams: Colt Brennan, QB, Hawaii
-Unless Bulger gets an extension, I think they'll bring in the next franchise QB

20. Buffalo Bills: Early Doucet, WR, LSU
-Desperately need someone to compliment Evans and to help Losman

21. Philadelphia Eagles: Limas Sweed, WR, Texas
-Need some size and ability at the WR position to help Kolb or McNabb

22. Tennessee Titans: Malcolm Kelly, WR, Oklahoma
-Vince Young needs weapons

23. Denver Broncos: James Hardy, WR, Indiana
-Talented receiver to replace Rod Smith and help Cutler

24. Green Bay Packers: Felix Jones, RB, Arkansas
-Speedy, zone blocking back the Packers need to go with Jackson and Morency

25. New England Patriots: Calais Campbell, DE, Miami
-Big time end they could use

26. New York Jets: Marcus Monk, WR, Arkansas
-Need a big presence at WR to go with Coles and Cotchery

27. Jacksonville Jaguars: Lawrence Jackson, DE, USC
-Need to beef up the Dline with the talented DE

28. New England Patriots: Xavier Adibi, LB, Virginia Tech
-Youth and athleticism are brought to NE with this pick

29. Baltimore Ravens: James Laurinaitis, ILB, Ohio St.
-They need youth at the LB position and Laurinaitis has enough attitude to work well

30. Indianapolis Colts: Sedrick Ellis, DT, USC
-Need some talent at DT

31. San Diego Chargers: Ray Maualuga, ILB, USC
-Great LB to work in solid defene

32. New Orleans Saints: Frank Okam, DT, Texas
-Need youth and talent at DT

Acreboy
06-06-2007, 12:36 PM
Like where you have the Saints picking and the pick. Might rather Sedrick Ellis but Okam will do.

Space Ghost
06-06-2007, 01:11 PM
Calais Campbell goes to Miami...

roughrider30
06-06-2007, 02:04 PM
Like seeing the Packers picking right there, but i dont like them going RB in that position.

mgoblue
06-06-2007, 03:51 PM
1. Detroit Lions: Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
-Finally grab the franchise QB they desperately need.


Drew Stanton

Scotty D
06-06-2007, 04:59 PM
Brohm isn't that good to make the Lions forget about Stanton. Lions cannot pick top 2 again. Its the wrong position for the players they need.

Addict
06-06-2007, 05:01 PM
Brohm isn't that good to make the Lions forget about Stanton. Lions cannot pick top 2 again. Its the wrong position for the players they need.

I do hope we've done enough to at least get out of the top five.

Even if we pick that high, the pick won't be Brohm... probably Campbell.

Scotty D
06-06-2007, 05:06 PM
I do hope we've done enough to at least get out of the top five.

Even if we pick that high, the pick won't be Brohm... probably Campbell.

Yeah Campbell would be great. I hope he would become the elite DE prospect that Gaines didn't quite become. I'm still very worried about our DE's right now.

Vikes99ej
06-06-2007, 10:26 PM
I love the Vikings' pick.

Zyro_1014
06-06-2007, 10:51 PM
dude keith rivers will be somewhere in the first round, i mean hes being talked about as being possibly the best linebacker in the draft.

also Cushing will go in the first round

bearfan
06-06-2007, 11:13 PM
You're on crack to not have the Bears winning the division

Don Vito
06-07-2007, 10:07 AM
For the Pats I love Calais Campbell and Xavier Adibi as players, but I'm not sure if they would fit into the Patriots plans. Campbell makes some sense, our OLB corps is aging and he could sit behind for a few seasons but I think CB makes more sense there. Adibi is too small to play the 3-4, especially as an ILB (which is what we need.). He is more of a traditional 4-3 WLB or a tampa 2 WLB. Give us a big, run-stuffer there like South Carolina's Jasper Brinkley.

PalmerToCJ
06-07-2007, 10:15 AM
Bengals have a MLB, if Odell is reinstated he will be 3rd in the depth chart at WLB.

Sveen
06-07-2007, 10:25 AM
Wow. Buffalo picking at #20. That's optimistic ;)

TerribleEd
06-07-2007, 12:05 PM
I understand your reasoning, but don't think they go CB in round one. Of course, we have to see what this years performance is like for guys like McFadden and Taylor.

I think they go LB to replace aging James Farrior, and that replacement's name is:

James Laurinitus

VY10
06-07-2007, 12:52 PM
Patriots will pick lower in the draft, Saints will not win the Superbowl, Jaguars won't pick that low and neither will the Titans considering how bad of off-season they had.

EDIT: But other than that I like the beginning of the draft except for DeSean Jackson

Go_Eagles77
06-07-2007, 03:12 PM
Don't really like the spot or the pick. We don't really have any glaring needs but I wouldn't mind taking Jasper Brinkley there.

scar988
06-07-2007, 04:14 PM
horrible Falcons pick. we don't need a penetrating UT. we already have 2 of them in Coleman and Babineaux and will not waste the #6 overall on a 3rd one. we need a NT, OT or SS as our primary needs right now and at #6 we would get OT Sam Baker

WMD
06-07-2007, 04:27 PM
I think the Lions will be picking between 4-7 and will hopefully take Calais Campbell...

princefielder28
06-07-2007, 04:44 PM
The Packers would probably go TE at Pick 24

rainbeaukid2
06-07-2007, 06:26 PM
where are the niners?

Mr. Stiller
06-07-2007, 07:01 PM
16. Pittsburgh Steelers: Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona
-They missed out on Revis, so they grab another talented corner


We don't need a round 1 CB, both schemes we use... the Zone blitz 3-4 or Tampa2 4-3... Don't require great talent at Corner.

If we took one, I'd rather grab Lowery as he's a great Zone corner.

We need a DE/OLB (Tommy Blake) or LT (Richardson/Hills)

Acreboy
06-07-2007, 07:14 PM
dude keith rivers will be somewhere in the first round, i mean hes being talked about as being possibly the best linebacker in the draft.

also Cushing will go in the first roundYeah, in the pre season.

A lot can change.

In the beginning of last year every one had us drafting Poz in the early 1st.

We all know what happened to him.

49erfaithful
06-07-2007, 07:50 PM
where are the niners?

i know, they are supposed to have the colts pick

23trufant
06-09-2007, 03:16 PM
For some reason I'm not a huge Mike Hart fan, but could be a solid pick. If Alexander doesnt return to his MVP form like you said the Seahawks will probably be in need of a RB.

doingthisinsteadofwork
06-09-2007, 04:01 PM
McFadden is more likely for Oakland.

steelernation77
06-09-2007, 06:07 PM
The Steelers didn't miss out on Revis, they weren't going to pick him even if he fell to them. Richardson is the pick here.

KCJ58
06-10-2007, 01:01 PM
19. St. Louis Rams: Colt Brennan, QB, Hawaii
-Unless Bulger gets an extension, I think they'll bring in the next franchise QB


BAD Rams Pick we have Bulger he'll get resigned he fits well in our system so would Brennan but the Ram will keep Bulger till he sucks

alca1992
06-14-2007, 10:04 AM
26. New York Jets: Marcus Monk, WR, Arkansas
-Need a big presence at WR to go with Coles and Cotchery

27. Jacksonville Jaguars: Lawrence Jackson, DE, USC
-Need to beef up the Dline with the talented DE

28. New England Patriots: Xavier Adibi, LB, Virginia Tech
-Youth and athleticism are brought to NE with this pick

29. Baltimore Ravens: James Laurinaitis, ILB, Ohio St.
-They need youth at the LB position and Laurinaitis has enough attitude to work well

30. Indianapolis Colts: Sedrick Ellis, DT, USC
-Need some talent at DT

31. San Diego Chargers: Ray Maualuga, ILB, USC
-Great LB to work in solid defene

32. New Orleans Saints: Frank Okam, DT, Texas
-Need youth and talent at DT


so whos playing in the NFC championship game?

HoopsDemon12
06-14-2007, 08:03 PM
personally i dont like doucet... but ill take him if we are at 20 cause that means we had a decent season!!

regoob2
06-14-2007, 09:09 PM
so apparently only afc teams are gonna make the playoffs? and if the bears dont make the playoffs do you really think that we would draft a wr.

Phrost
06-14-2007, 11:50 PM
Just a couple knocks.

The Bucs only have one old LB...and thats Brooks.

NO WAY Henne goes top 10...NO WAY.

thebow305
06-15-2007, 12:00 AM
Just a couple knocks.

The Bucs only have one old LB...and thats Brooks.

NO WAY Henne goes top 10...NO WAY.

Although I do agree that is very unlikely that Henne goes top 10 next year, saying there is NO WAY at this point in time is just plain ignorant.

But I guess you know, so it's cool.

Phrost
06-15-2007, 12:13 AM
Although I do agree that is very unlikely that Henne goes top 10 next year, saying there is NO WAY at this point in time is just plain ignorant.

But I guess you know, so it's cool.

well I dont want to sound like an idiot but all I see going for him is that he went to a big school and he has a cannon and an amazing supporting cast

M.O.T.H.
06-15-2007, 03:05 AM
"Romo isnt the answer".......pftttttt.

NY+Giants=NYG
06-20-2007, 10:30 AM
so apparently only afc teams are gonna make the playoffs? and if the bears dont make the playoffs do you really think that we would draft a wr.

Hahahah now that's funny, lol.


Sam Baker would be good especially if David D. can't get the job done.

saintsfan912
06-20-2007, 10:43 AM
Patriots will pick lower in the draft, Saints will not win the Superbowl, Jaguars won't pick that low and neither will the Titans considering how bad of off-season they had.

EDIT: But other than that I like the beginning of the draft except for DeSean Jackson

I guess he forgot the fact that you know EVERYTHING! Damn, he should have taken that into his thought process. The Saints have a great chance at winning the SuperBowl buddy, always have FAITH!

saintsfan912
06-20-2007, 10:45 AM
personally i dont like doucet... but ill take him if we are at 20 cause that means we had a decent season!!

You will love Early Doucet by the end of the season, just wait. He did great even with 2 1st round WRs ahead of him.

OhioState
06-20-2007, 03:39 PM
no way that Henne goes in the top five, he is not good enough

Phrost
06-20-2007, 03:41 PM
no way that Henne goes in the top five, he is not good enough

As I said before. He could win heisman and not go top 5.

Mr. Stiller
06-20-2007, 05:28 PM
As I said before. He could win heisman and not go top 5.

Henne's issue isn't exactly with his accuracy.. he has a decent arm and accuracy..

It's his mechanics.

Next time you watch him drop back for a pass.. look where the football is.

Dropping back your supposed to have both hands on the football and have it up near your chest.

Henne drops back and the ball is at his waist.

Acreboy
06-20-2007, 05:57 PM
Henne's issue isn't exactly with his accuracy.. he has a decent arm and accuracy..

It's his mechanics.

Next time you watch him drop back for a pass.. look where the football is.

Dropping back your supposed to have both hands on the football and have it up near your chest.

Henne drops back and the ball is at his waist.

...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=n8bzZEtOcb8

saintsfan912
06-20-2007, 06:20 PM
That song fits him perfectly. Its fricking hilarious!

Mr. Stiller
06-20-2007, 08:22 PM
...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=n8bzZEtOcb8

Exactly, the ball should be around his upper chest and helmet area, he's lucky he doesn't fumble more than he does during sacks.

P-L
06-20-2007, 10:49 PM
Where a QB holds the ball in the pocket might just be the easiest thing to fix. For a guy who holds the ball as low as he does, he sure secures the ball well enough. I mean is he really that much less of a QB prospect because he holds the ball six inches lower than he should? His awkward release could be a problem, but holding the ball just above your waist instead of just below your shoulder is very fixable.

saintsfan912
06-20-2007, 11:32 PM
The games I have seen of him left me wondering about him as a pro not because of his release or where he holds the ball, but his pocket presence. He seems to get hit hard in the pocket from his blindside quite a bit. Maybe its just the highlights he just doesn't seem to feel the rush like a pro QB should.

Caddy
06-23-2007, 01:53 AM
Umm Tampa only has one LB over the age of 30 so you are sadly misinformed. At the moment the future linebacking corp is looking something like Quincy Black, Barrett Ruud and Cato June.

PACKmanN
06-23-2007, 08:52 AM
give the packers OLB Rivers or TE Fred Davis.

jackalope
06-23-2007, 11:55 AM
Optimistic draft position for the Pack, but not unreasonable. I don't really think we'll need to draft another RB with Jackson and Morency already.

simms2clayton
06-28-2007, 12:06 PM
Here's my extremely early prediction:

1. Detroit Lions: Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
-Finally grab the franchise QB they desperately need.

2. Oakland Raiders: DeSean Jackson, WR, California
-They need a big time threat for their new QB

5. Dallas Cowboys (f/CLE): Chad Henne, QB, Michigan
-Romo isn't the answer, Henne will lead this team well

7. Washington Redskins: Derrick Harvey, DE, Florida
-Passed on a DE in '07, so they make up for it with the talented Harvey

8. New York Giants: Sam Baker, OT, USC
-A glaring weakness on the team

11. Carolina Panthers: Andre Woodson, QB, Kentucky
-Delhomme is done and Carr is shell-shocked from his time in Houston, Woodson is going to be great IMO

27. Jacksonville Jaguars: Lawrence Jackson, DE, USC
-Need to beef up the Dline with the talented DE


1. Drew Stanton says hello.
2. Johnnie Lee Higgins says hello...he might not be a franchise WR, but he is a big playmaker-speedy WR.

5. Tony Romo says hello....jk Romo sucks lol.
7. Is it just me, or does Derrick Harvey seem like an Andre Carter clone (coming out of college that is?)

I love the Baker and Woodson picks...although I think it is premature to say David Carr is done.

Jaguars need to beef up the DL? John Henderson, Marcus Stroud, and Paul Spicer say hello.

BaLLiN
06-28-2007, 01:07 PM
I'd be tempted to take phillips if the giants were there

Smokey Joe
07-02-2007, 12:23 PM
lol @ the fact that you have the Packers winning the division.

Yung Flippa
07-06-2007, 03:23 PM
I Like the Ravens pick.
But I really think that the Lions wouldn't give up on Drew Stanton
after only 1 year.

bucs_fan333
07-10-2007, 12:33 AM
1. Detroit Lions: Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
-Finally grab the franchise QB they desperately need.


They drafted Stanton in the second round this year for the same reason. That's not gonna happen. There's no way in hell that they pass on McFadden. They need a RB and he's this years' Bush.


2. Oakland Raiders: DeSean Jackson, WR, California
-They need a big time threat for their new QB


Not with Jake Long on the board. Their o-line is a mess.


11. Carolina Panthers: Andre Woodson, QB, Kentucky
-Delhomme is done and Carr is shell-shocked from his time in Houston, Woodson is going to be great IMO


The Panthers need two safeties and a TE before they draft a QB. Between Delhomme and Carr, they should get through this year and the next.


12. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Dan Connor, OLB, Penn State
-They bring in youth to a LB core that needs it


By far one of the worst Bucs picks I've seen. The LB core that needs a youth movement had it last year with Black and Hayward in the draft and June from the Colts. Try Sedrick Ellis.


16. Pittsburgh Steelers: Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona
-They missed out on Revis, so they grab another talented corner


HAHA. The Steelers have more pressing needs at ILB and G. Farrior is declining and Faneca is leaving after this season.


19. St. Louis Rams: Colt Brennan, QB, Hawaii
-Unless Bulger gets an extension, I think they'll bring in the next franchise QB


Bulger will get his extension with no problem being a Pro Bowler and all. Brennan is a system QB anyway and will be labeled as such until he proves he's not in the NFL.


24. Green Bay Packers: Felix Jones, RB, Arkansas
-Speedy, zone blocking back the Packers need to go with Jackson and Morency


The Packers drafted Jackson in the second round this year. They aren't going to invest a first round pick on another RB.


25. New England Patriots: Calais Campbell, DE, Miami
-Big time end they could use


If Campbell even falls this far (which he won't being compared to Peppers!) he doesn't fit the 3-4 the Pats run anyway.

KCStud
07-11-2007, 09:07 PM
Outstanding Chiefs Pick!!!

jackalope
07-14-2007, 11:39 PM
Like seeing the Packers picking right there, but i dont like them going RB in that position.Agreed, I don't think we'll need to address RB in the 1st with Jackson and Morency.

Jags#7
07-15-2007, 12:39 PM
Overall I think the mock draft is poor.....Please explain why tony romo isn't the answer, because of a fumbled snap? The seahawks won't draft a RB just because Alexander had one off year which he was injured, and mike hart isnt that high of a pick. NE will not draft a 4-3 DE. The explantions are way to simple.

Staubach12
07-15-2007, 01:45 PM
Henne to the 'Boys is ridiculous. Romo played outstanding last year and now he's "not the answer" because he bobbbled a snap? Holding snaps has nothing to do with playing QB. Romo's QB rating was 5th in the NFL last year! He's a gamer and a much better QB than Henne will ever have any hope of being. Henne is a good college QB with little to offer in the NFL, while Romo is a proven winner who can play with the best of 'em. Take your pick.

Staubach12
07-15-2007, 01:53 PM
1. Detroit Lions: Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
-Finally grab the franchise QB they desperately need.

This is, to be very frank, just a dumb pick. No way they giv up on a hometown QB with as much talent as Stanton after 1 year. Stanton is the future of this team.

5. Dallas Cowboys (f/CLE): Chad Henne, QB, Michigan
-Romo isn't the answer, Henne will lead this team well

I've already expressed my opinion about the bone-headedness of this pick.

14. Cincinnati Bengals: Jonathan Goff, ILB, Vanderbilt
-Looks like Thurman is done, they need a replacment

And I guess Ahmad Brooks is, too? They're both very talented and neither are "done" IMO, sio this makes no sense.

15. Seattle Seahawks: Mike Hart, RB, Michigan
-Unless Alexander returns to MVP form, I think they'll look for the future at the position

What is your fettish with Michigan?!?! Hart is a good college RB, nothing more. He just doesn't translate well into the NFL, especially not replacing a guy who could very well be headed to Canton when everything is said and done. Alexander is far from over.

25. New England Patriots: Calais Campbell, DE, Miami
-Big time end they could use

Hah! Cambell lasting this long? What a joke...


Overall, it's OK with some just stupid picks now and then.

KCJ58
07-15-2007, 01:58 PM
the Rams pick is ok if we dont sign bulger but i say we do so we'll take either Calais Campbell btw should be a top 10 pick or Ray Maualuga

adschofield
08-07-2007, 11:02 PM
Chiefs pick is good

yo123
08-08-2007, 03:00 AM
Good Vikings pick. It might not be a need right now but Darren Sharper cant play forever and Phillips is one of the best safeties to come out in a while.

Bearsfan123
08-10-2007, 12:57 AM
if the Bears are picking that high, Grossman flopped so Brennan, or Booty in that slot please.

Apriori
08-10-2007, 02:38 AM
They drafted Stanton in the second round this year for the same reason. That's not gonna happen. There's no way in hell that they pass on McFadden. They need a RB and he's this years' Bush.



The Lions need a RB?
I don't have a problem with you saying that McFadden is talented enough to be the top pick, but last time I checked we had 2 good young backs and TJ Duckett. We also have a bunch of other guys like Cason, Calhoun, and Harris, and one of them is bound to make the team. RB is the LEAST glaring need of the Lions, including WR.

Sniper
08-10-2007, 02:47 AM
Henne to the 'Boys is ridiculous. Romo played outstanding last year and now he's "not the answer" because he bobbbled a snap? Holding snaps has nothing to do with playing QB. Romo's QB rating was 5th in the NFL last year! He's a gamer and a much better QB than Henne will ever have any hope of being. Henne is a good college QB with little to offer in the NFL, while Romo is a proven winner who can play with the best of 'em. Take your pick.

PROVEN WINNER? WHAT THE ****? Playing half a season makes you a proven winner? Wait till Jake Plummer hears this, he's gonna want a comeback and get a huge deal because he's a "proven winner"

Vikes99ej
08-12-2007, 12:19 AM
I like the Vikings' pick!

RaiderNation
08-12-2007, 02:33 AM
okay raider pick. mcfadden would be better

BerninWI
08-12-2007, 03:22 PM
3 of your first round wideouts matched up last year against Wisconsin CB Jack Ikegwuonu, who didn't make your list. And with a mediocre pass rush provided by Wisconsin's defensive front 4, these were their stats against Ikegwuonu:

James Hardy- 1 catch for 8 yards, zero TD's

Marcus Monk- 1 catch for 13 yards, zero TD's

Mario Manningham- 4 catches for 40 yards, zero TD's (est.) in 3 quarters; I'm not sure of the exact stats, but Ikegwuonu was injured for about a quarter and Manningham had 62 (of 113) yards on 2 TD's alone against Allen Langford

Also ran Darren McFadden down from behind to indicate his speed and the claims are he runs in the 4.3's. One of the best tackling CB's in the nation with his size at 6'1" 205 and very muscular.

He will likely declare seeing as though he's a 4th year junior.

Want to reconsider your mock?

HoopsDemon12
08-12-2007, 03:54 PM
No way campbell drops that far ....

Mr. Stiller
08-12-2007, 11:34 PM
3 of your first round wideouts matched up last year against Wisconsin CB Jack Ikegwuonu, who didn't make your list. And with a mediocre pass rush provided by Wisconsin's defensive front 4, these were their stats against Ikegwuonu:

James Hardy- 1 catch for 8 yards, zero TD's

Marcus Monk- 1 catch for 13 yards, zero TD's

Mario Manningham- 4 catches for 40 yards, zero TD's (est.) in 3 quarters; I'm not sure of the exact stats, but Ikegwuonu was injured for about a quarter and Manningham had 62 (of 113) yards on 2 TD's alone against Allen Langford

Also ran Darren McFadden down from behind to indicate his speed and the claims are he runs in the 4.3's. One of the best tackling CB's in the nation with his size at 6'1" 205 and very muscular.

He will likely declare seeing as though he's a 4th year junior.

Want to reconsider your mock?

Ikegwuonu has off the field concerns as well. He and his brother were arrested for breaking/entering and theft of an Xbox360.

ironman4579
08-17-2007, 10:01 PM
3 of your first round wideouts matched up last year against Wisconsin CB Jack Ikegwuonu, who didn't make your list. And with a mediocre pass rush provided by Wisconsin's defensive front 4, these were their stats against Ikegwuonu:

James Hardy- 1 catch for 8 yards, zero TD's

Marcus Monk- 1 catch for 13 yards, zero TD's

Mario Manningham- 4 catches for 40 yards, zero TD's (est.) in 3 quarters; I'm not sure of the exact stats, but Ikegwuonu was injured for about a quarter and Manningham had 62 (of 113) yards on 2 TD's alone against Allen Langford

Also ran Darren McFadden down from behind to indicate his speed and the claims are he runs in the 4.3's. One of the best tackling CB's in the nation with his size at 6'1" 205 and very muscular.

He will likely declare seeing as though he's a 4th year junior.

Want to reconsider your mock?

I'm a fan of Jake as well, but in fairness, Adrian Arrington caught a couple balls on him in the Michigan game as well, I believe, although correct me if I'm wrong.

Sniper
08-17-2007, 10:26 PM
Ikegwuonu has off the field concerns as well. He and his brother were arrested for breaking/entering and theft of an Xbox360.

Shhhhhhhhhhh Bielema says you're not allowed to talk about that. You can't ask players about off the field stuff.

BerninWI
08-18-2007, 12:42 AM
I'm a fan of Jake as well, but in fairness, Adrian Arrington caught a couple balls on him in the Michigan game as well, I believe, although correct me if I'm wrong.

I think you are wrong. Ikegwuonu is the Badgers #1 corner, so when available, he would have been covering Manningham, if he was in the game. Here are just about all Michigan's offensive highlights from the game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50XnEdpZt60 I count 4 comebacks on Ikegwuonu (#6). As you can see, neither of Manningham's TD catches are on Ike. Arrington catches a ball on a ten yard out at 1:35 out of the screen, and Ike joins the play quite late. I doubt he was covering him man to man. It might have been a zone.