Titans-Oilers most elusive runner

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by PhiSlammaJamma, Aug 6, 2007.

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Titans and Oilers most elusive runner

Poll closed Sep 5, 2007.
  1. Derrick Mason

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  2. Earl Campbell

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  3. Pac Man Jones

    12 vote(s)
    60.0%
  4. Billy White Shoes Johnson

    4 vote(s)
    20.0%
  5. Vince Young

    5 vote(s)
    25.0%
  6. Mel Gray

    2 vote(s)
    10.0%
  7. Carl Roaches

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  8. Ernest Givins

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    10.0%
  9. Steve McNair

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    5.0%
  10. Eddie George

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  1. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Critical Possession

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    Go ahead and rank them here...I probably have left someone off the list, but feel free to include them in the ranks. This is pretty close poll I think. We've had a lot of very good to great elusive runners, but nobody like a Barry Sanders. Many damn good ones tho'.
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  2. Childress79

    Childress79 Loungefly ® Tip Jar Donor

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    1 Adam Jones
    2 Ernest Givens
    3 Derrick Mason

    The only ones of note that spring to my mind.
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  3. Vince is darn good at sidestepping and juking guys, but i dont think that hes got the COD skills that Pacman does, ive never seen anyone be able to do anything like that EVER!
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  4. Carpy

    Carpy Disgruntled foreign veteran

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    Billy was clearly the most elusive in my view.

    I was so excited when Mel Gray joined the team, but he didn't produce for us anything like he did when he was at Detroit.

    I'd rank top 3 as:

    Billy
    Pac Man
    Mel Gray.
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  5. titanbuoy

    titanbuoy medium rare ®

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    Carl Roaches! :ha: You know you're a geek for this franchise when you remember Carl Roaches.

    How come Carl's sidekick Willie Tullis got no love? :))

    White Shoes got my vote.
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  6. Titanpride

    Titanpride Insider

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    One player that should be on that list... is Gary Brown. He probably has one of the greatest, if not the greatest highlite films of any Oiler ( argument Campbell ). Another player to consider is Allen Pickett.
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  7. moose4now

    moose4now Starter

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    1. Givens
    2. White Shoes Johnson
    3. Pacman
    4. Mason
    5. Young
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  8. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

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    this guy never even made the team (iirc)
    I just remember a pre-season game vs. Green Bay where Ronald McClendon had the Packers running around in circles. I recall everyone on our sidelines trippin in awe of this guy - they just couldn't catch him... I'm surprised we didn't keep him
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  9. Carpy

    Carpy Disgruntled foreign veteran

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    Ahh Goldy......
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  10. OILERTATTOO

    OILERTATTOO Camp Fodder

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    I agree 100% with this.

    Ernest and Derrick were almost carbon copies of each other. But Ernest was also extremely TOUGH. For a little guy, he had no fear going over the middle and often paid the price for such.

    Since I have been following the team ('78). I have never seen a more elusive player in an Oilers/Titan uni than Pac Man Jones.

    Later
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