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Titans Need More SEC Players

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by The Hammer, Mar 3, 2013.

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  1. The Hammer I already got half a buzz on

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    The SEC is the most competitive conference but that doesnt make it deep enough talent-wise for the other conferences players to disapear. Once you scrape the cream of the crop of the top of the SEC, youve got to look at the rest of the country. Not like the SEC's 50th best guy is going to out performe the ACC's top guy.
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    A good player is a good player. Regardless of where they come from. I agree and I think I see the point Climer is trying to make. Would have been better if he had done the article from the point of view that "Wow, interesting that we do not take more SEC players." Instead of saying that we need more SEC players.
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    The 49ers have eight guys from the SEC, two of which went to Missouri before they defected. They have a lot of guys from the Big10(11).

    Conversely the Ravens have a bunch of guys from the ACC(12) and 11 from the SEC.

    Meanwhile the Titans have 13 from the SEC...

    So, per the usual, David Climer is wrong.
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    Ive been griping about this for years.

    Titans take way too many dudes BA watches on saturday. If Titans NEVER select another Tejas Longhourn it will still be too early
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    how many SEC players did the Titans draft in the last 2 drafts?
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    Bud must spend a lot of time in LA

    56 Ayers, Akeem LB 6-3 254 23 2 UCLA
    98 Ball, Dave DE 6-5 255 32 8 UCLA
    20 Verner, Alterraun DB 5-10 187 24 3 UCLA
    99 Casey, Jurrell DT 6-1 300 23 2 USC
    72 Lutui, Deuce G 6-4 338 29 7 USC
    17 Williams, Damian WR 6-1 199 24 3 USC
  6. Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Probably zero. Why does that matter?

    The SEC is known for it's dominance along the line of scrimmage, too bad most of the highly ranked defensive linemen from the SEC end up being monumental busts. I'd argue against taking SEC defensive linemen because there is a history of them being awful, instead we get, "DEY PLAY IN DAT DER SEC! SEC! SEC! SEC!" That's essentially Climer's argument.

    Nothing about how SEC players have fared in the NFL, just that the best college ball is played there, so they must be good NFL players too.

    Climer sites the Wright pick over Rueben Randal. Randal was picked 44 selections later with five other WRs being picked in that time!
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    the KW selection pizzed me off. Left multiple OL on the board with that selection.

    And no none of them were SEC, at least the ones I am talking about.
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    3 from last year alone - Thompson SMU, Martin OKS, Solomon Rice

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