Reasons to take tavon austin at 10

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  1. The Playmaker

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    We need to replace Britt next year, we should be looking for a bigger guy on the outside rather than a slot guy with the 10th pick.
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  2. Joe Myers

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    Thank you above posters.
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  3. Joe Myers

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    Is LSU of 2 years ago considered a bad defense?
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  4. Riverman

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    I can think of 7 good reasons not pick Austin- the number of points on his Wonderlic :rimshot:
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  5. UrbanLegend3

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    Austin would indeed be a bad pick for us but how can people say he's the product of a system? His main selling points are his incredible speed, elusiveness, and open field running. Last time I checked those are god-given abilities no system could provide you.
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  6. RollTide

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    He was the 2nd most productive WR on his team. He is dumber than a rock.

    You never draft a WR because of his running abilities. You never take a catch and run WR this high in the draft.
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  7. Luke Smartwater

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    A creative OC can utilize this kid and destroy defenses. He is a homerun hitter just like CJ. Give him the ball in space and he can take it to the house.
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  8. UrbanLegend3

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    I'm never said we or anyone should take him high in the draft. My point was to challenge the assertion that he's a "product of a system" not that he should got in the top 15. He should be taken right around the same position Percy Harvin was taken, they're very similar prospects.
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  9. TorontoTitanFan

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    I think offenses in the NFL have changed to the point where notions like "you never take a small/shifty/whatever WR that early" are now completely outdated.

    Austin's skill set is exactly what teams are looking for these days. He will be a very powerful weapon for some offense.

    Doubt the Titans take him, though.
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  10. Fairweather Fan

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    I would rather get Justin Hunter if he is available in the second.
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