My 2015 draft Man Crush

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My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:03 pm
  • Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia. Reminds me a lot of Beast Mode and would be an excellent replacement in a year or two in combination with Christine Michaels. Plus, having a RB named Gurley and another named Christine would make us sound pretty tough! Like a boy named sue.

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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:12 pm
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:57 pm
  • I like him. Do the Seahawks take him at 32? LOL.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 1:00 pm
  • Do you like Melvin Gordon? This guy is a FREAK. Adrian Petersen 2.0.

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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:09 pm
  • hawknation2014 wrote:I like him. Do the Seahawks take him at 32? LOL.


    Trade up to 31. :mrgreen:
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:46 pm
  • Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:51 pm
  • Here's a name to monitor next season -- Markus Golden (DE, Missouri)
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 6:10 pm
  • kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    Yep. And then this year, but to a lesser extent, it was shayne skov and he ended up going undrafted as well. So I might have just killed gurneys draft potential,
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 6:26 pm
  • There are sooo many good running backs. Can definitely see why no one is valuing them high on their board.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 7:29 pm
  • My crush is Michael Bennett. Yes there is another Michael Bennett at tOSU. Hes a stud.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 9:34 am
  • *WARNING - Homer pick approaching*

    Shaq Thompson.

    Imagine him flying around making plays. He'd fit nicely in our LB corps, especially with one or more most likely leaving in FA
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 12:27 pm
  • Mcshay did a super early 2015 mock and gave us Gurley. I would be happy with that.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 1:18 pm
  • JSeahawks wrote:
    kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    Yep. And then this year, but to a lesser extent, it was shayne skov and he ended up going undrafted as well. So I might have just killed gurneys draft potential,


    While simultaneously guaranteeing he will lead the league in a major statistical category and make the Pro Bowl.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 3:47 pm
  • I don't see the point of drafting a RB in Round 1 anymore. I think those days have come and gone.

    Gurley is a monster though.. just doubt that going into next years draft that RB will be a big need considering what may happen in FA
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Thu May 15, 2014 5:53 am
  • kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    And his man crush last year was Kiko Alonzo, I hope the niners didn't just land a UDFA who has 150 tackles next year.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:37 pm
  • What little I've watched of Gurley, he looks pretty legit. Five years ago he'd probably have a shot at the 1st round.

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    kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    And his man crush last year was Kiko Alonzo, I hope the niners didn't just land a UDFA who has 150 tackles next year.


    Niners landed somebody?
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:13 am
  • I'm with ya JSea. Every time I stumbled across a Georgia game this year, was like "daaaaaammmmmn!!" Physical, fast, quick, explosive, you name it.

    I was also really high on Burfict, and took quite a bit of junk for it.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:35 pm
  • Maybe it's just the hair, but the player Gurley reminds me of is Marion Barber.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:28 am
  • This draft class reminds me a lot of 2007 when Adrian Petersen went No. 7 and Marshawn went No. 12.

    Gordon and Gurley have the potential to be that good.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:17 am
  • Gordon reminds me more of Chris Johnson then Peterson.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:56 pm
  • HawkinNY wrote:Gordon reminds me more of Chris Johnson then Peterson.


    In terms of his size (6'1, 215), upright, slashing running style, and vision, Petersen is a better comparison than Chris Johnson. I am guessing his speed is also more similar to Petersen (4.40) than Johnson (4.24).
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:40 pm
  • My guy this year is Baylor DE Shawn Oakman. Oakman is 6-9 280 lbs and athletic for his size. He is roughly the same size as Arizona DE Calais Campbell was coming out of college. He is my #1 player on my Seahawks prospect watch list.

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