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If it so happens that jake long doesnt make it to the 3rd pick then this is  how it should go

1r Glenn Dorsey or Sedrick Ellis

2r Carl Nicks 6'5 340

Has a wide, thick frame with a wide waist and hips, long arms, large hands, very thick thighs and legs...Has surprisingly good foot quickness for a player his size, but has better lateral range and suddenness out of his stance when he plays at a lighter weight (best at 325 pounds)...Mentally tough, but not overly aggressive and despite academic struggles, he shows good field awareness (only penalized once the last two years)...Extends his arms properly and sinks his hips in order to consistently lock on and ride his man wide...Keeps his pad level down and shows good determination to finish his blocks, as he uses his long arms well to reach, wall off and seal the defender...Has decent flexibility and adjustment skills on the move, but does struggle at times to cut off at the second level...Generates a powerful explosion behind his hand punch and displays good tenacity as a drive blocker, using his long arms and hand jolt to handle double moves and anchor firmly vs. the inside surge...Rolls his hips and slides his feet well adequately in pass protection, as it is rare to see him cross his feet, doing a nice job of shooting his hands and keeping his arms properly extended to mirror the edge rushers (will struggle vs. quick counter moves, but it is rare to see a bull rusher walk him back into the pocket... When he keeps his pads down and generates good hip roll, he creates good movement to create another line of scrimmage...Runs his feet well in attempts to finish blocks and knows how to use his size to wall off his opponent, doing a better job of maintaining inside leverage and readjusting back than most bigger blockers...Stays on his feet upon initial contact and can generated a strong punch with either hand rising out of his stance...Determined drive blocker with the natural strength to consistently drive through and knock down defenders, as he aggressively attacks his man until the whistle...When he extends and uses his hands to lock up and sustain, the battle is quickly over...Can slide his feet adequately in the short area (will struggle to adjust in the second level) and is not the type who will rely on his big frame to lean into a defender (loves to face up and maul rather than sit back and wait for the action.

2r Curtis lofton 6'0 238

 His frame is stocky, but not overly thick, with solid overall muscle development, tapered hamstrings and a thick chest, broad shoulders and defined calves...Instinctive player with above-average quickness and playing speed to close on the ball with good urgency...Physical tackler with a nose for the ball...Like DeMeco Ryans, his instincts, downhill closing speed and ability to sift for the ball through trash makes him a better prospect in the middle than the strong side...Moves well laterally, but is best when making tackles inside vs. wide plays...Has a solid work ethic and strong leadership ability...Smooth and flexible when giving chase and shows the feet to get good depth in his pass drops...Able to slip and avoid blocks on the move, showing natural pop and strength to bring down ballcarriers on initial contact...Changes direction well and has the acceleration to close...Plays with good emotion and will give chase until the whistle...Will run a long way to deliver a hit and is a violent collision-type tackler who sells out to make plays...Well-respected by the staff and has a solid work ethic, as he will do the little extras to improve...Rarely caught out of position and reacts decisively to the run or pass...Able to anticipate and track the ball in flight...When he sees blocking schemes develop, he moves quickly to avoid...Keeps his pad level down to get inside the offensive lineman and slip blocks...Effective reading the inside run and stepping up to take on the lead blocker in attempts to stack (will struggle vs. double teams)...Can stuff a fullback and clog the rush lane when he squares his shoulder and lowers his pads to stick his hat in the opponent's chest...Has the upper-body strength and hand punch to reroute tight ends and slot receivers...Adequate when playing over the tight end, playing off blocks and taking good angles when chasing down outside runners...Slippery getting around trash and shows enough range to the sideline to push the run back inside, sifting and scraping, showing the short-area burst to close on the ball...Strong tackler who explodes behind his hits when striking people on contact...Can lock on and stay on the hip of short-area receivers, thanks to loose hips and quick feet to shadow...Picks up secondary receivers well in the zone and gets a quick break on the ball, showing good hands and vision to track the ball in flight and get to the pass at its high point...Not much of a pass rusher, but on the bull rush, he can bring the heat and chase down ballcarriers from behind.

2r Reggie Smith 6'1 200

  Has long legs and arms, solid upper-body muscle tone with good chest thickness and defined thighs and calves...Has the acceleration and range, along with catch-up speed to make plays along the sidelines...Shows the change-of-direction movement skills in long pursuit and the flexibility and agility to easily redirect...Runs his feet well and explodes behind tackles...Has the instincts to locate the ball quickly on the move and will extend himself to make the play...Does not hang his head for long, when beaten...Physical tackler who takes advantage of his size and power to reroute receivers in press coverage...Rarely fooled by the quarterback's pumps...Stops quickly and has an explosive burst to close on plays in front of him...Has a strong work ethic and is a young leader who will not hesitate to take a teammate to task...Makes good adjustment calls in the secondary and has a good knowledge of the playbook to compete at any position in the defensive backfield...Whether at safety or cornerback, he has the power to play his man physically and the recovery speed to play off the receiver...Looks comfortable using his hands for the press and gets physical near the line of scrimmage, as he is disruptive to receivers running routes in the short area...Might get a bit rangy in his pedal, but compensates by flipping his hips and has better change-of-direction speed than most players his height (takes no wasted steps when he opens his hips)...Can see the big picture and drop back with good depth in the zone, reacting quickly to make plays on the ball and keep everything in front of him...Very alert to finding threats, generating a very quick plant and drive moving forward to make plays on the ball...Shows the range to flip and run on deep routes...Times his leaps well and has the long arms to reach around the receiver to deflect or pick off the pass...Has the burst to get back in a hurry when the deep zone is being attacked...Makes good body adjustments competing for the ball in flight and has the natural hands to cleanly field the ball outside his frame...Plays with good urgency chasing down ballcarriers and is solid in run support, gaining leverage by grabbing and wrapping the runners to drag them down...Gets good production going vertical and jumping for the ball...Will take advantage of most interception opportunities, as he has the loose hips to weave and the head fakes to elude on returns...The thing you see on run support is his ability to leverage and get involved in the play with no delay on his part...Has a good concept for taking proper angles to close and is always scraping and sifting through trash to get to the ball when playing in the box...Not a consistent wrap-up tackler, but will drag down and wraps better when making open-field tackles...Plays on all of the kick-coverage units and shows great effectiveness as an edge rusher or back-out defender on punt returns.

3r Jordy Nelson  6'3 212

While he is not really "muscled up," he has the frame that can carry at least another 15 pounds of bulk without having it affect his overall quickness...Lacks blazing speed, but shows good balance, body control and change of direction agility to compensate...Showed marked improvement for boundaries and sticks as a senior, doing a nice job of keeping his feet in bounds along the sidelines...Competitive type who showed he is capable of handling the ball in pressure situations...Plays with good toughness and the desire to compete on every play...Impressed scouts and coaches by playing the 2006 season with a knee injury that would sideline most...Shows good flexibility extending for the ball in a crowd and has those large, soft hands that lets him catch most of the throws outside his frame...Would not call him sudden, but does have competitive quickness in his routes, showing a better thrust off the line as a senior than he did in the past...Has the functional strength to power through the chuck, having learned how to swim and use his hands to get a clean release (not held up much when he powers through defenders)...Still needs to work on his acceleration out of his cuts, but makes smooth and fluid body turns looking the ball in (needs to improve his hip sink, though)...Because of his deceptive speed and quickness, he has worked hard at dropping his weight and accelerating out of his cuts better than in the past (has improved his double cut ability)...Might not have that second gear to run away, but he can turn a defensive back and sell a route (more of a physical receiver who gets good separation when he pushes off and shoves the defensive back)...Will uncover in time for the quarterback to deliver the ball in the short area, as he is good at adjusting and finding the seams...Natural, soft hands catcher who makes very good over-the-shoulder adjustments and is capable of tracking and catching the ball in his hands (no longer cradles or body catches)...Big target who is productive on impact working over the middle...Shows the ability to screen the defender and has outstanding ball concentration, appearing very confident he can get to most throws in a crowd...Not a good fit for the deep passing game due to his burst issues, but he can catch outside his framework or go low to grab the shoestring throws...Does not have explosion after the catch, but when he squares his shoulders and stays low in his pads, he can break arm tackles...Times his leaps well and with his height and long arm reach, he excels at high pointing most throws...Does a good job of settling underneath and perhaps due to his playing experience at quarterback, he shows the feel for coming back when the pocket is pressured...While he lacks the strength to blow up defenders as a blocker, he will position to pester and stalk...Will not hesitate to sacrifice his body and lay out for the ball.

3r Joseph Red Bryant 6'5 320

Has a well-proportioned, thick and muscular frame that has room for further growth development without having the additional weight impact his impressive quickness...Has long arms, adequate hand size, thick thighs and calves, showing solid muscle tone throughout, especially in his broad shoulders...With his wide hips and thick lower body, it is very tough for blockers to gain movement off the snap vs. him...Shows keen awareness to the play developing...More of a run-containment type, but has the savvy and agility to slip blocks and wreak havoc in the backfield...Quick to find the football in pursuit and is not the type that will bite on play action or misdirection...Was called the team's "most important player" by the coaching staff, as they use his hard work as an example for the younger players to follow...Clocked at 4.95 in the 40-yard dash, he carries his equipment well and, by keeping his pads down and hands within his frame, he generates good movement off the snap...Can surprise a lethargic blocker and slip past double teams with his burst, showing the strength needed to get a good push off his man...Excels at neutralizing multiple blockers and has that hip shake you want when trying to execute counter moves (this allows a teammate to be free to make the play)....Quick to fill the rush lane and shows good creativity and spin moves shooting the gaps...Very combative with his hands and has the strength to shock and control an opponent when he locks on...Shows good power in attempts to disengage and is quite nimble when attacking the backfield...Type that demands constant double-team attention from his opponent, as he is very hard to move off the line...When he plants his feet and settles in for a battle, he uses his low center of gravity to gain leverage and he keeps his feet free, demonstrating very effective two-gap potential...His quick arm-over action and upper-body strength let him consistently beat his blocker off the snap...Keeps his hands active, even in tight quarter, staying within his frame to do a nice job of protecting his body from cut blocks...Has very good strength behind his hits and is an efficient wrap-up tackler with the long arms to engulf the perimeter runners....Demonstrates the lateral agility to push the outside running game back inside and the field vision to quickly locate the cutback lanes...Because of his wide frame and brute strength, when he makes a collision tackle, he instantly stops the ballcarrier's momentum -- will generally attack the runner's outside leg to impede forward progress...In 125 running plays directed at him, opponents managed to gain just 89 yards (0.71 yards per carry)...Immovable object at the point of attack and is quick to hunker down and fill the rush lanes...Has the short-area burst to close in a hurry and comes out of his stance with his hands ready to lock on, control and shed his blockers...Quick to stack at the point of attack and uses his low center of gravity and strength to gain leverage and hold his ground firmly...Best when playing over the center's head or giving a good arm-over action to gain advantage over the outside shoulder of the guards in attempts to apply pressure...Tough to defend in the short area when moving down the line and is very conscious of low blocks and how to avoid them...Knows how to time his leaps to get his fair share of pass deflections at the line of scrimmage...Alert for angle blocks and traps, using his hands effectively to counter.

4r Owen Schmitt 6'2 250

Has a thick frame with broad shoulders, good chest definition, good arm length and very thick thighs and calves and, while he's listed at 260 pounds, he could carry more weight without having it impact his quickness...Not explosive out of his stance, but has valid foot speed to get past the second level...Versatile athlete who can carry the ball at tailback, block at fullback, line up in motion as a tight end and also handle "pooch" punting duties...Has excellent durability and toughness, is the type that will play through pain (see 2007 Cincinnati game)...Shows above-average balance and strength in his running stride, with good acceleration and burst...Hard inside runner whose strength easily allows him to move the pile...Runs behind his pads well and is a devastating blocker...One of the hardest workers on the team in practices and the weight room (has won school training awards)...Has a good grasp of the playbook and is quick to pick up schemes on the field...Makes solid game adjustments and is very instinctive moving without the ball in his hands (always looks for targets to attack)...Team-first player who takes well to hard coaching and will excel at whatever task is asked of him (first-to-arrive, last-to-leave type)...Fires out low from his stance to generate better quickness (slower when he gets too narrow in his stance)...Gains advantage by his quickness through the rush lane, keeping his shoulders square to widen and sustain the holes...Not explosive, but does have a valid burst...Is more of a one-cut runner and lacks ideal shake, but he will work to the cutback lanes in the open...Has excellent field vision, easily spotting the seam, using his leg drive to break arm tackles...Now runs at a low pad level, generating better balance and strength while always giving second effort and shows good forward body lean to push the pile...Plays with a loose base, which helps his balance getting through small areas...Has that mentality and power to simply run over defenders, driving hard with his legs churning to fall forward for extra yardage after initial contact...Has strong, large hands and is very conscious of ball security (no fumbles)...Not used much in the passing game, but is quick to get into the short-area patterns and is best used on screens, check-unders, flats and swings)...Has functional agility in his cuts and enough quickness in and out of his break point...Will drift some on longer routes...Does a good job of extending and adjusting to off-target throws or when the ball is behind him...Catches the ball cleanly with his hands instead of his body...Punishing in-line blocker who is alert to stunts and blitzes, doing a nice job also when asked to stalk second level defenders...Best when executing the lead block, showing good adjustment skills picking up moving targets, especially when blocking in space...Consistently strikes his target and works hard to sustain...Will assert himself and face up when taking on pocket pressure...Maintains leverage with his shoulders squared and driving hard with his legs...Plays on all the special teams units and shows a decent kicking leg, doing a nice job of angling his pooch punts.

5r Kevin O'Connell 6'6 228

With a thumb injury sidelining him for five games in 2006, O'Connell entered his senior year barely a blip on the NFL radar. He proved his health -- and ability -- as a senior, however, and ranks as one of the draft's more intriguing developmental quarterback prospects. Blessed with a rare combination of size and athleticism, O'Connell has shown considerable improvement over the past two years in his reading of defenses and overall passing accuracy.Exceptional size. ... Rare athleticism for the quarterback position. ... Good straight-line speed. ... Good strength and surprising elusiveness for a player his size to buy time in the pocket or scramble, if needed. ... Good poise in the pocket. ... Keeps his eyes downfield. ... Makes his progressions and throws to the open receiver. ... Flashes accuracy to all levels of the field. ... Improved touch on his deep passes as a senior. ... Arm strength to make every NFL throw. ... Has made considerable development as a passer over the past two seasons and has the tools to work with. ... An ascending talent. ... Four-year captain. Had a big senior season after losing part of his junior year to injury ... All-region by SuperPrep and honorable mention all-region by PrepStar ... Passed for 1,950 yards and 19 touchdowns for the 7-4 Mavs ... Also ran for 310 yards ... An all-league, all-North County and all-San Diego selection ... Team MVP ... Earned three letters in football and two letters in basketball ... Threw for 980 yards and seven scores as a junior on 56 completions

6r Craig Stevens 6'3 254

A mainstay for the team's offensive unit, Craig Stevens appeared in 50 games for the Bears, one shy of the school record of 51 appearances by Daymeion Hughes (2003-06). The three-time All-Pac-10 selection developed into the best blocking tight end in the league and was one of the major reasons for the team's success running the ball the last four seasons.Stevens' blocking skills made the tight end position, mostly an afterthought in the team's attack, a vital asset for California quarterbacks. He did a stellar job protecting passers from backside pursuit, and came up with clutch catches in a crowd when they could not find an open target.Stevens was called "one of the elite run-blocking tight ends in the country," by the Long Beach Press-Telegram, which placed him on its Best in the West first-team as a senior at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School. He was rated the 54th-best tight end in the country by Rivals.com, adding All-Far West honors from Super Prep and All-West Region recognition by Prep Star. In his final season, Stevens stockpiled 127 tackles on defense and caught four touchdown passes at tight end. The All-CIF and All-Area pick was also named his team's Defensive Player of the Year and played in the Cali-Florida Bowl.Has a solidly built frame with ideal hand size for his position...Added more bulk and muscle mass to his frame prior to his senior year, but is probably at maximum growth potential without any more bulk impacting his good timed speed (also must play up to that speed, as he needs to refine his start off the snap)...Has a big chest, wide back and thick thighs and calves...Quick to get into position as a blocker, but is mechanical in his initial burst off the ball when trying to get into his patterns...Has the hand punch to defeat a strong press, but also knows how to weave and use head fakes to escape...Has a good swim move to get a clean release...Shows good patience working his way into the zone, but is better served as a receiver on underneath and tight end-delay patterns...Cuts better in the short area (will drift on long routes) and is a good target in the crowd, as he extends for the ball well and has the large hands to reach and pluck for the ball (seems to be better at jabbing in one direction and breaking off his route square when he doesn't have to run long distances)...Has excellent concentration and is fearless fighting through a crowd to extend for the ball, sacrificing his body in the process...Uses his body well to shield the ball from defenders...Has good timed speed to be a threat downfield, but will need to refine his route running skills (does not play up to that speed with consistency)...Fights for yardage after the catch, doing a good job of squaring up and driving through arm tackles...Does not have much shake to elude, but will bleed yardage after the catch with his raw power...Best when playing on the edge, as he has the kick slide, hand placement and punch to mirror edge rushers better than when taking on down linemen in-line...When used on the move, he lowers his pads to drive through hard to widen rush lane...Has the ability to bend and sustain in one-on-one situations and has the body control to get out and attack linebackers, staying in their face until the whistle...Runs his feet to finish and will pancake a second-level defender that gets in his way.

7r Mike Gibson 6'4 310

A former JUCO All-American at Solano College, Gibson emerged as Cal's starting left tackle midway through the 2006 season and was an Honorable Mention conference honoree there in only a season and a half of work. While Gibson lacks the balance and foot quickness to remain outside in the NFL, his toughness and physical run blocking make him an ideal fit inside at guard.Stout, strong frame. ... Powerful hands, upper, and lower. ... Good initial quickness off the snap. ... Generates good explosiveness with a strong initial hand punch and hip roll. ... Effective drive blocker who plays with physicality and nastiness. ... Tough. ... Played through a torn labrum in 2006. ... Impressed with his quick transition to guard while at the East-West Shrine Game after playing the past two seasons at left tackle. ... Hard worker who will do all the extras to be successful in the NFL.

7r Mario Urrutia 6'6 225

With his size, Urrutia presents a tough red-zone matchup for defenders. His estimated 40-yard dash time isn't impressive, but Urrutia is a long-strider who builds up speed as he runs. Despite his lack of prototype speed, he is an effective deep threat who knows how to time his leaps and compete for the ball. Urrutia flashes good hands and the footwork to be a reliable route-runner, but he is prone to lapses in concentration and both his hands and route-running can falter. One of the most explosive and productive wide receivers in school history... recorded 95 receptions for 1,770 yards in his career.Rare build for the wide receiver position. ... Excellent height. ... Evenly proportioned body. ... Long arms and big hands. ... Long-strider who builds up to good football speed. ... Flashes the foot quickness to develop into a quality route-runner. ... Uses his size to his advantage and competes hard for the ball. ... Strong hands and can pluck the ball out of the air. ... Obvious red-zone potential. ... Better deep ball target than you'd think with his pedestrian estimated 40-yard time

 

 


 

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all the players i picked are physical players that could help turn this team around i also like John Greco and Jeremy Zuttah for the O LINE  chaz schilens WR 6'4 215 an ran a 4.3   De'cody fagg ,Adarius Bowman,Adam Bishop TE,Derek Fine TE/FB,Gary Barnidge TE,Thomas Decoud FS,BenJarvus Green-ellis RB,Chris Johnson RB,Steve Johnson WR,Geno Hayes LB,Beau Bell LB,Antwaun Molden CB
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goosedaddy70 (4/9/2008)
Sorry, but I would be VERY disappointed if our draft went like this.

remember you said that when another team picks them up and they become keys to the teams success   all of these players are physical football players find any highlights and analysis you can on them and you would see that they can play 

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