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Old 04-27-2012, 06:22 PM   #1
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:25 PM   #2
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:28 PM   #4
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led in rush yards but why him?
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:28 PM   #5
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Could be the end of Knowshon ... from the NFL Combine reports.

Hillman is an early-entry junior to the 2012 draft and hails from San Diego State, where he started every game for the Aztecs in the past two years and was first team All-MWC. He is a bit undersized but has the speed and quickness to be an immediately impactful back in the NFL. He likely won't demand the bulk of the carries for an NFL team but is a good "change of pace" guy and does a lot of things well enough to project to make an impact.
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What happened? I got up for 3 seconds and it was over, what did we trade?
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:30 PM   #7
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5'10" and 190 lbs......REALLY? I thought that Fox prefrred bigger backs.....why didn't we trade up for lamichael James?
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:30 PM   #8
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Ugh... I don't like the idea of change of pace guys when there's 1A types still available. I'd like to see ST capabilities or something if you're going that angle. Get players you can rely on when you need it most, not someone that can pleasantly surprise you on occasion.
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And so much for Stewart.
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http://www.thedailyaztec.com/2012/04...epare-for-nfl/

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Hillman is also projected to go in the fourth round, according to scouts.
The two-time All-American wasted no time impressing Aztec fans when he burst on the scene in 2010. He rushed for 1,532 yards and 17 touchdowns as a freshman, breaking Marshall Faulk’s freshman record for most rushing yards in a season, and 1,711 yards and 19 touchdowns this past season.
This two-season sensation is eligible for the draft because he is three years removed from high school.
While he does have the quickness and elusiveness to break away from tacklers in the open field, many doubt he will be able to run in between the tackles like he did in college. His blocking, fumble issues and tendency to dance around the line of scrimmage are also reasons for concern. Yet, many scouts believe he has a lot of upside."
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5'10" and 190 lbs......REALLY? I thought that Fox prefrred bigger backs.....why didn't we trade up for lamichael James?
Sigh... good question.
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:32 PM   #13
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NFL network guys are absolutely underwhelmed by this pick. Felt like we could have gotten him in the Russo round whatever that is
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:32 PM   #14
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Ronnie Hillman is a player with a skill set we lack. Seems high here, but who knows
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:32 PM   #15
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WTF?

No Miller there?
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:32 PM   #16
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Shifty, good hands, hard to tackle. Has a mean inside cut when he sees the seam. Built for third downs... Promising. Not sure about the value, but Knowshon kind of forces our hand here.

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Sounds like another Knowshow.
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This is a fantastic pick.
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:34 PM   #21
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Call me "Old School", but I'd rather have Hillis than Hillman.

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Old 04-27-2012, 06:35 PM   #22
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Sounds like another Knowshow.
More like sproles with inside running ability
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Old 04-27-2012, 06:35 PM   #23
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I'm assuming he's supposed to be our Darren Sproles?
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I love Sproles and the ESPN guys compared him to him. I don't know if the value was good there but someone else could've been eyeballing him, you never know. Hopefully the player contributes, though.
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More like sproles with inside running ability
That's who I am reminded of...
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