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Floyd a Better Prospect than Suh?

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by UrbanLegend3, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. UrbanLegend3

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    The other day I heard Charlie Casserly and Charles Davis both agree that Shariff Floyd is a better prospect coming out of college than Ndamukong Suh was. I think they're both insane but with all the hype Floyd is getting what are your thoughts on this?
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  2. Fry

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    Definitely a better 3-technique. I think Suh is a little miscast in the Lions defense. If you want a better comparison I'd say Floyd and Gerald McCoy.
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  3. Scarecrow

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    Can someone give me an unbias run down of Floyd? I only heard of the guy recently and I have a hard time getting on the bandwagon this late.
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  4. UrbanLegend3

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    That comparison is a little more apt. It's just that I remember how just a few years ago they were gushing about how Suh was probably the highest draft grade they'd ever given out and how anyone would be crazy not to take and just a few years later they think that a guy who wasn't even considered the #1 DT until Star's heart condition was revealed is suddenly a better prospect. No diss to Floyd, he's a beast it's just nuts to see how quickly these guys shift their stances.
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  5. Titanup1982

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    I respect Casserly to the fullest. I love his insight and I miss him on CBS, but he is dead wrong on this.

    Suh was a complete beast at Nebraska. Maybe it's me, but Floyd just didn't stand out to me when I watched Florida play. Floyd won't be nowhere near as productive as Suh. Floyd will be another Peria Jerry, mark my word.
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    It seems to me like you have to look at defensive tackles work eithic and character more than anything. Its such a demanding position you have to have someone there that is constantly taking care of themselves, other you get your Haynesworth type players.
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  7. UrbanLegend3

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    Totally agree. I used to watch Suh highlights and be legitimately afraid for the opposing players' safety. I remember when he tossed Colt McCoy 5 yards like lifeless sack of potatoes.
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  8. Fry

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    For a guy who is 300 lbs he moves really well. Looks to be really strong but didn't lift at the combine. Hustles big time. With 15 seconds left and a 17 point lead he chases EJ Manuel to the sideline for no gain.

    FSU's offensive line didn't suck either.

    I think the reasons he's been a late riser is he declared early AND he played out of position in 2011 when UF moved him to DE. Scouts won't waste time watching a guy who might not be eligible to be drafted.
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  9. Titanup1982

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    Since you're a FSU fan, how is Tre' Jackson doing? I talked to his Mother last week at the Airport. I work out here at the Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta, and his Mother and I had a deep conversation about her Son. She seems to think her Son will be a 1st round pick when he comes out. Is Tre' really that good?

    Also, do you remember my boy/school mate Willie Reid? He was the man, huh?
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  10. Fry

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    He's pretty much a lock to start in 2013. Just got stuck behind some upperclassmen.
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