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Old 03-11-2013, 10:21 AM   #101
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The stinking Oakland raiders pick Georgia Defensive End

Cornelius Washington


A still shocked and still dead Al Davis is re-animated and falls to pieces running to get this pick in. Oakland has a ton of holes to fill, but the defense has more open holes than "Bob your information queen" has available for use.

Paired with Floyd, this tandem will be the beginning of a much needed D line for the raiders. The corpse promises better results on defense this year.
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:00 PM   #102
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With the 4th pick in the 4th round, the Philadelphia Eagles select

Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas


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Old 03-11-2013, 04:31 PM   #103
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DE Malliciah Goodman from Clemson....6'4 276 4.69 40. Good run stopping DE with some pass rushing skills.....extremely long arms. Pick made at 630PM central time.
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With the 103rd pick in the OM mock draft, the Arizona Cardinals select:



David Bakhtiari, OT, Colorado

...and immediately kick him inside to guard.

Pick made: 10PM EST
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With the 104th pick in the OM draft the Cleveland Browns select:

Leon McFadden CB San Diego St.


Pick was made at 7:30 PST time

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With the 105th selection in the 2013 Orangemane Mock Draft

The New England Patriots select

B.W. Webb CB William & Mary









Overview

Webb’s debut for the Tribe was about as successful as one could ever expect. He intercepted three passes, returning one 50 yards for a score, in a surprising 26-14 win at ACC school Virginia in the 2009 season opener. He was the first player from the Football Championship Subdivision to win the national Bronco Nagurski Defensive Player of the Week award for his play.



In that redshirt freshman season, Webb ranked second in the FCS with eight interceptions, posting three in the Tribe’s semi-final playoff run. He was named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Freshman of the Year, second-team all-conference at cornerback and third team as a punt returner (245 yards on 30 returns). Even though he had only one interception the following year, along with 42 tackles and five pass breakups, coaches voted him first-team All-CAA (second team returner with 19-187, TD). And he repeated that honor in 2011 after posting 40 tackles, three for loss, and two more picks. He once again earned first-team All-CAA honors at corner with 46 tackles and eight passes defense as well as being named the CAA co-Special Teams player of the year with 11-123 and a touchdown returning punts.
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Strengths
Wiry strong corner with a tenacious attitude. Aware zone corner, keeps his eyes in the backfield and reacts quickly to throws in his area. Athleticism jumps off the tape. Excellent ball skills. Displays the strong hands for interception. Impressive vertical jump to play the ball in the air and high-point passes. Has foot quickness to stay with his man after a cut. Explosive closing burst and click-and-close ability. Excellent recovery speed. Good length to wrap up receivers after the catch on quick screens. Willing tackler in the open field.
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Average height for the position, and is thin in the hips. Plays a lot of zone and off coverage, lacks experience in backpedal. Seemingly does very little pattern-reading; focuses on the backfield and gets caught ball watching. Press coverage needs a lot of work – doesn’t shoot his hands and gets on his heels quickly. Also must show scouts he can find the ball in man coverage. Has played most of his games against a lower level of competition. Doesn’t like to fight through blocks and screens.
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Webb has been a star since picking off Virginia three times in the Tribe’s 2009 opening-weekend shocker. The four-year starter has the hands and cover skills (if average size) to be one of the top “small school” prospects in the draft. He projects as at least a reliable nickel back on defense and a regular contributor on special teams -– and possibly more (he has the athleticism and cover skills to play outside), much like recent third-round picks from smaller schools Dwight Bentley (Louisiana-Lafayette) and Lardarius Webb (Nicholls State). After showing he can hold his own at the Senior Bowl, and if he performs well at the combine, his stock could skyrocket to the third round or higher.







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4th Round Pick 106


Christine Michael
Texas A&M RB



STRENGTHS: He's quick to the hole, shows excellent vision for the cutback, possesses good acceleration and enough lateral agility to elude defenders. Sees would-be tacklers coming and breaks a lot of tackles with a nice spin move, as well as a strong stiff-arm. No stranger to the weight room, Michael runs low to the ground with good pad level and lateral agility to make strong cuts.

WEAKNESSES: History of injuries. Did not excel in pass protection during Shrine Game practices. Attitude and coachability questions.

4-10 (107): Washington (Shananahan)- OTC

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Old 03-12-2013, 08:22 AM   #108
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The Washington Redskins select Bacarri Rambo, FS, Georgia.

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With the 108th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers select...

Jordan Reed, TE, Florida



STRENGTHS: Reed is a fluid and flexible athlete with smooth body control and controlled balance. He flashes WR moves after the catch with quick, elusive feet and deceiving speed to run away from defenders.

Reed shows smooth athleticism in his routes, creating separation with sharp footwork and quick body movements. He has reliable hands and does a nice job holding onto the ball after a big hit, proving his ability and toughness over the middle of the field.

Reed shows a very good feel for his surroundings with a savvy ability to find open spots in coverage. He flashes some power with the ability to lower his pads through contact and pick up yards after contact.

He also has versatile experience as a former QB with 14 total touchdowns (6 receiving, 5 rushing and 3 passing) the past three seasons. He blossomed as a junior in 2012, leading all SEC TEs in catches (45).

WEAKNESSES: Lacks an ideal frame with only average height and build for the position and needs to continue to add bulk to his body. He has room to improve his route-running and needs to continue to develop his receiving skills at the position.

He needs to be more consistent as a blocker and is too much of a grabber in the run game, attracting holding calls.

Reed needs to stay focused with too many false-start penalties on his resume. He has progressed immensely as a pass catcher, but will have a few drops here and there. Reed had a costly fumble near the end zone against Georgia that cost Florida the game and he needs to consistently hold the ball tighter.

He has battled numerous injuries over his career and there are some questions about how his body will hold up in the NFL.

COMPARES TO: Aaron Hernandez, TE, New England Patriots - Yes, both grew up and prepped in Connecticut before arriving in Gainesville, but the similarities don't end there. Reed shows the unique ability to create receiving mismatches as a "joker" TE against linebackers and defensive backs, similar to what Hernandez has done in New England.

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Pick is made at 12:05 EST. New Orleans (Drek) is now on the clock.
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:14 PM   #110
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In the 4th round of the 2013 NFL draft the New Orleans Saints select...

John Simon, OLB/DE from Ohio State University.



Simon is a powerful player with non-stop motor and well developed pass rush skills. He's pass rushed from space from Ohio's "Viper" position. The big concern on him going to a 3-4 is the ability to play in space, but Rob Ryan and his brother Rex both favor having at least one more or less dedicated pass rush OLB who takes on what amounts to a 4-3 DE's role in the various 46 fronts they borrow from dad. John Simon can be that guy.

He compares well to Rob Ninkovich, but is more athletic, more powerful, and more polished coming out of college. Therefore he likely won't need nearly as much time to get up to speed with the NFL and provide some pass rush for a Saints D in heavy transition.
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With their first pick in the 4th round the New York Giants select, LB out of Oregon, Kiko Alonso



Possesses a developed, athletic frame with good muscle definition throughout. Rare athleticism for the position, which may result in a move to outside linebacker in the NFL. Highly instinctive defender despite his relative inexperience. Gets a jump on the ball and shows terrific straight-line speed, agility and a burst to close. Possesses long, strong arms to make the wrap-up tackle and flashes explosive hitting ability. Good flexibility and balance when dropping back into coverage and has the athleticism to handle responsibilities in man coverage. Good awareness in zone and possesses good hand-eye coordination and ball skills, overall. Surprisingly stout at the line of scrimmage, using his arm length and flexibility to get under the pads of blockers and create a pile for teammates to close on the football. High effort in lateral and downfield pursuit. Versatile defender who could prove to be a moveable "chess piece" for a creative defensive coordinator. Just starting to scratch the surface of his potential



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Old 03-12-2013, 06:26 PM   #112
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With the 111th pick in the 2013 Orangemane NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers select...

Dwayne Gratz, CB, UConn

DB Dwayne Gratz clocked a 4.35 40 unofficially at the Combine

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Arm Length-30 7/8"
Hand Length-10 1/2"

Gratz played in 50 career games, making 41 starts in four years. He totaled 189 Tackles and eight picks for 152 yards and two scores...honored with the team's Brian Kozlowski Award, given to the player that is the most courageous, hard-working and productive.

In 2012, Dwayne started all 12 games and was named an All-BIG EAST Second Team selection for the 2nd straight season. He finished with 53 Tackles, 3.5 TFLs and led the team with 3 Interceptions to go with 11 Pass Breakups. Gratz had a 37 yard Pick Six in the season opener against UMass.

Gratz was named to the Second Team All-BIG EAST Conference team in 2011. He started all 12 games and was the fifth-leading tackler on the team with 53 stops and tied for the team lead with three Interceptions. Gratz had 4.5 TFL’s and four Pass Breakups.

He started all 13 games at Cornerback in 2010 and had a personal highlight 46-yard Interception return for a Touchdown in the 2nd quarter of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Dwayne was the 3rd-leading Tackler on the team with 63 stops and led the team with 9 Pass Breakups.

Strengths: Good measureables for the position with adequate height and a solidly-built frame. Aggressive off blocks uses his large hands (10.5") to shed and fight through the trash. Physical run defender and seeks out contact. Good focus and ballskills to make plays on the ball.


Plays assignment sound football and doesn't make many mistakes. Started each of the last four seasons for the Huskies, earning Second Team All-Conference honors the past two years with good production.

Weaknesses: Needs to play smarter and show better route recognition. Inconsistent timing breaking on the ball and often late, allowing big plays. Lacks the swivel hips or explosive footwork to quickly adjust and doesn't look natural in reverse.
Needs to gain better body position and be more aggressive in coverage. Lazy tackle attempt with his arms and needs to play more decisive to break down in space. Content with allowing too much underneath action to limit the vertical plays.

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pick made @ 725 pm MST.
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With the 112th pick in the 2013 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Steelers pick "their guy":

Earl Wolff, S, North Carolina State.


"I believe I can flyyyyyyyy.... I believe I can touch the skyyyyyyyy...."

Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 209 lbs.
40 time: 4.44
10-yard split: 1.49
Vertical Jump: 39"
Broad Jump: 11' 2"
Short Shuttle: 4.02

2009 Stats: 4 starts, 51 tackles
2010 Stats: 13 starts, 91 tackles, 3.5 TFL, 1 interception, 4 forced fumble
2011 Stats: 13 starts, 113 tackles, 2 TFL, 3 interceptions, 3 forced fumble
2012 Stats: 13 starts, 119 tackles, 4 TFL, 2 interceptions, 1 forced fumble
Career: 43 starts, 374 tackles, 9.5 TFL, 6 interceptions, 8 forced fumbles

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STRENGTHS: Possesses lean, muscular frame with long arms. Displays good play recognition, and nice initial straight-ahead burst. Takes sound angles to the outside against the run, and really uses his length well to close space and make the tackle. Wraps up nicely, and routinely approaches his target low. Exhibits a fluid backpedal and flips the hips with good timing in transition.
Displays good awareness in zone coverage and does a good job of reading and reacting to the quarterback's eyes. Gets up to speed quickly when asked to plant and drive forward from a backpedal. Looks natural and instinctive when he's playing up in the box, and defending the run. Positions himself well for gap coverage as a run defender, and exhibits patience to allow the play to develop when closing from deep.

WEAKNESSES: Despite possessing a strong first step downhill, isn't nearly as explosive when reacting laterally. Is susceptible to cutbacks when up near the line of scrimmage, as he'll overrun his gap from time to time. Struggles to break down and redirect in space rapidly.
Could be more aggressive at shedding blockers as he tends to lock on and will allow himself to be directed out of the play. Is susceptible to separation across the field in man coverage, as he lacks suddenness to stop or cut abruptly. Lacks a 2nd gear to correct over the top, and does not cover enough ground to be a sideline-to-sideline, deep middle safety.

COMPARES TO: Deon Grant, Safety, Retired - When I look at Wolff, I see a guy with instincts, toughness and athleticism that remind me of Grant, who made an 11-year career for himself as a strong run defender that didn't make a lot of mistakes in coverage. Wolff has a chance to be a similar player, and should upgrade a special teams unit immediately with his downhill, physical style. Probably falls to the latter three rounds of the draft, considering the speedy, athletic depth at the position in this year's class.

Rationale for the pick from BowlenBall:
A four-year starter with 400 career tackles, Wolff was a team captain who was described by head coach Tom O'Brien as the "heart and soul of our defense". He comes from a military family, and graduated from NC State in 3 1/2 years. He drew rave reviews at the East-West Shrine game last month, then absolutely KILLED it at the combine in all phases.

So, to review....

Measurables: check
Production: check
Intangibles: check

What more do you want? This kid should be a 2nd-round pick in a normal year, but due to the extreme depth of this safety class, I was able to steal him in the 4th. Pittsburgh is very, very happy and relieved that nobody jumped them on this pick....

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Old 03-12-2013, 09:04 PM   #114
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With the 113th pick in the OM Draft the St. Louis Rams select:

Sean Porter, LB, Texas A&M
6’1”, 229, 4.75 forty, 35” vertical jump




BOTTOM LINE
Though not quite as big, long, or explosive as former All-American teammate and the 2011 draft’s second overall pick, Von Miller, Porter is athletic and productive (17 tackles for loss, 9.5 sacks in 2011) enough to be an early-round selection capable of handling all starting linebacker duties in any defensive scheme. His build and playing style makes him a bit of a tweener, but his athleticism and progression in coverage as a senior suggest he might fare best as a weakside linebacker in a 4-3. (NFL)

Comment: Versatile, athletic and fast linebacker who can play just about any position in the backfield. Solid backup who will provide pass rushing options and might be able to break into the starting lineup.

Pick made at 10:00PM MST
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:00 PM   #115
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With the 114th pick in the OM Draft the Dallas Cowboys select:

T.J. McDonald, FS, USC - 6'3" 219 lbs



Monte Kiffen and the Dallas Cowboys are shocked to be able to pick TJ McDonald in the 4th round. His size and strength are just what the Cowboys and Kiffen are looking for to build this defense. With the recent cut of Gerald Sensabaugh look for McDonald to make an immediate impact and be a definite starter in Dallas.

Pick made at 11:00 C time
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With the 115th pick in the 2013 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers absolutely steal:

Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse



Height: 6' 02"
Weight: 227 lbs.
Hand: 10 1/8"
Arms: 32"
40 time: 5.06
10-yard split: 1.73
Vertical jump: 28.5"
Broad jump: 8' 9"
3-cone: 7.34
Short Shuttle: 4.53

2009 stats: completed 36/68 attempts for 442 yards, with 3 touchdowns and 1 interception
2010 stats: completed 202/358 attempts for 2334 yards, with 19 touchdowns and 8 interceptions
2011 stats: completed 259/415 attempts for 2685 yards, with 22 touchdowns and 9 interceptions
2012 stats: completed 294/471 attempts for 3749 yards, with 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.

Career: completed 791/1312 attempts for 9190 yards, with 70 touchdowns and 28 interceptions

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STRENGTHS: The most technically sound quarterback in the Draft, Nassib's quick and compact release combines with his footwork so that he can consistently set-up and get rid of the ball in a flash. Light on his feet, Nassib slides within the pocket, strides into his throws and makes accurate passes to all areas of the field. He has consistently shown the ability to step-up to avoid the deep rush, the quickness and agility to avoid pressure up the middle and can re-set and throw accurately. Not one who will win any arm strength battles, Nassib clearly has enough arm strength to make every NFL throw with zip and accuracy. I am confident that he has the arm to be effective throwing in some of the tougher stadiums, like Buffalo and New York. A consistently accurate passer, he does an excellent job of hitting receivers right as they come out of their cuts so that they can pluck the ball, tuck it away and get started up the field fast. Always poised within the pocket, Nassib does not get rattled as the pocket gets squeezed, which is good because he was constantly pressured and would not have been so productive at Syracuse if he could not deal with constant pressure. Able to make strong and accurate throws with pressure in his face and willing to throw the ball away rather than force passes into dangerous spots, Nassib does not make the errors that many quarterbacks do when the pocket purity is breached.

WEAKNESSES: At 6020 and 223 pounds, Nassib has just adequate size and does not look like the big, strapping quarterback that NFL teams prefer. He has a tendency to put too much air under his 25+ yard throws down field, which allows the cornerback to recover to get in position to make a play on the ball. He will need to improve his deep ball passing to become a premier NFL quarterback because being able to threaten deep opens up the defense and creates bigger windows for the passer.

SUMMARY: While watching practice at the East West Shrine Game I was asked by more than a few people what my thoughts on Nassib were and I told them I had not charted him yet. However, on the Friday and Saturday after the East West practices and before the Senior Bowl I charted out five games and within the first half of the Northwestern game it was clear he was top quarterback. Although he lacks the great size NFL teams prefer, he has enough size at 6020 and combined with his excellent mechanics, strong arm and accuracy, he has all the physical traits necessary. His consistent ability to maintain his poise within the pocket despite constant pressure is impressive and I believe he will be even better in this area in the NFL because he will get better protection than he had at Syracuse. Overall, I am sure I have Nassib rated drastically higher than anyone else does, but I am confident that he will develop into a high end starting quarterback in the NFL. Do not be surprised if he makes a late move up draft boards and ends up being a Top 10 pick despite being viewed as more of a second / third round prospect heading into the Combine. ***While some may start talking about Nassib lacking ideal size at 6020 and 223, here are some other high draft picks that are similar in size and others who have become successful NFL quarterbacks with similar size. Robert Griffin III 6023 and 223, Andy Dalton 6020 and 216, Russell Wilson 5105 and 204, Matt Stafford 6022 and 225 and Christian Ponder 6020 and 228.

Rationale for the pick from BowlenBall:
The Steelers depth chart at quarterback is Roethlisberger, Charlie Batch, and Byron Leftwich. Roethlisberger is now 31 years old, and has been beaten all to hell in his career (and on his motorcycle). Enough said.

Pick made at:

09:20 a.m. Abu Dhabi
01:20 a.m. New York
12:20 a.m. Dallas
11:20 p.m. Denver
10:20 p.m. Los Angeles
09:20 p.m. Alaska

The New York Giants and BroncoMan4Ever are now on the clock....

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With their second pick in the 4th round the New York Giants select

NICK KASA, TE, CU



Raw but with drool worthy measurables, the Giants are happy to take a chance on the potential of Kasa

6'5" 271lbs

Kasa moved from defensive end to tight end for 2012 and showed some natural ability as a pass receiver. He has a ton of upside and should get better as he gains more experience. Thick, broad-shouldered athlete who physically looks the part. Possesses surprising straight-line speed and good mobility and balance, overall. Physical, competitive run-blocker. Strong hands to turn and seal defenders from the ball-carrier and has an idea of what his opponent is trying to accomplish based on his previous experience playing on the defensive line.

Developing pass-catcher who routinely finished practices during his senior season catching 100 passes from the JUGS machine. Has the size/speed combination to be an effective special teams performer early in his career. Possesses clear untapped potential and could be an ascending player and matchup headache for defenses at tight end.


Pick made at 11:53 pm MST. Sodak Bronco's Chicago Bears are now OTC

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Bears select OT Reid Fragel -Ohio St

STRENGTHS Tall, long lineman who has maintained his athleticism despite adding strength throughout his frame-and he still has room to grow in the upper and lower bodies. Doesn’t play like the typical former tight end, gets after defensive ends on the outside and can move tackles off the line in the run game with leverage and strong legs. Attacks ends in pass protection, rides them around the pocket. Flashes lateral movement and quick steps to cut off the edge (on twists, as well), mirror spin moves, or cut off the inside lane. Quick enough off the snap to reach block tackles or take linebackers out of the hole so running backs can cut back. Uses athleticism to take an end around the edge and then quickly get downfield to block on draw plays. Picks up interior blitzers instead of being taken outside by the end. Widens his base in pass protection to prevent getting bulled. Plays with attitude, will extend at the end of plays to finish when in position. Shows some recovery speed if taking a wrong step off the snap, should only improve there because of his athleticism. Attacks the inside shoulder in the running game to automatically put his body in the correct position. Shoulders are over toes when asked to immediately get to the second level. Continues to fight even if put in an awkward, losing position.
WEAKNESSES Still learning the position, and how to play with additional weight, because of his late switch to the offensive line. Needs to hit his hands inside more consistently to control his target off the snap. Strength is lacking in his grip, can occasionally be thrown around or lunge forward because of it. Overaggressive at times in both pass pro and on run blocks, opponents take advantage of his leaning to push him upfield or get him off-balance. Will stop his feet at times while the play continues, allowing his man to get into plays if they are extended. Inconsistent getting down quickly on his cut blocks, though opponents find it hard to get around them. Must consistently move his feet after latching onto his opponent to prevent getting shed.
NFL COMPARISON Eric Winston
BOTTOM LINE The tight end to offensive tackle conversion is a transition NFL evaluators have started to covet, and Fragel fits the. Despite possessing a Matt Kalil-type frame, Fragel started all 12 games in his final seasonon the right side and showed very little trouble anchoring against stronger pass rushers. His experience is limited on the left side, but Fragel could be groomed to block on the blind side or make a career on the right side after adding weight. Though he’s obviously still learning the position, NFL teams consider him a potential starter at the next level because of his overall athleticism and upside.
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With Pick 119 in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft the Colts select:

DT Bennie Logan LSU

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Jonathan Bostic SLB/MLB Florida. He can backup Chad Greenway at SLB and start at MLB right now if they do not re-sign Jasper Brinkley.
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With Pick 121 of the 2013 NFL draft the Colts Select:

Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford

Reunites Pep Hamilton and Andrew Luck with the Bell Cow RB to play Power football in the 2 TE sets. He is also one of the rare Complete Backs in this draft being quite capable in Pass PRO and is a solid receiver out of the backfield. Instantly upgrades the RB position with Ballard and will help in both aspects of the offensive gameplan.

This kid is a football player and he can take over games when needed (see Oregon). He is highly intelligent, sets up his blocks as good as anyone I have seen in awhile, and then Hammers the ball in the hole. I think he is being highly underrated for what he brings to the table, even though I am almost as fast in the 40 at 40

Reminds me of a bigger Ray Rice....
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:44 PM   #123
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The Washington Redskins select Xavier Nixon, OT, Florida.

Writeup later. Pick made at 12:45AM CT.
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Baltimore Ravens select:

Tyler Bray QB, Tennessee
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The Houston Texans select Tony Jefferson, FS out of Oklahoma.
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