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Taylors stock supplanting Paul Olivers

Unread postby SoulDawg74 » Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:31 pm

The great Blue North documents the rise of this Olineman after workouts
and lists similar results to the article pup posted from Rotoworld.

One team had him coming in fourth in a three man race with a reputed 4.6 time too slow even for todays top safeties.

Still not a good defensive lineman anywhere in site

http://www.gbnreport.com/index.htm


# June 22 (12:01 AM): Times vary for Husker OL… No official results were announced from the on-campus workout earlier this of Nebraska OT Chris Patrick, who is one of several players who have applied for admission to next month’s NFL’s supplemental draft. As a result, there have been some divergent numbers reported from the workout. Patrick’s 40-time for example, has been reported as being anywhere from 5.1 to 5.3 which is a pretty significant difference. The overall consensus of Patrick’s workout, though, appears to have been reasonably positive. Patrick, who was the Huskers starting LT last fall measured in at 6-4, 296; he did 31 reps bench-pressing 225 pounds, and turned in a 27-inch vertical leap. While Patrick played OT at Nebraska, he likely projects to OG in the NFL because of his size. And those numbers would have put in the top half of the OGs at this year’s combine. For example, even if Patrick’s 40 time was in the low 5.3 range, that still would have been 6th out of 13 OGs who ran in Indianapolis. At least 11 teams reportedly attended Patrick’s workout including Baltimore, Kansas City, Atlanta Philadelphia, the Giants, New England, Minnesota, Oakland, Green Bay, Tampa Bay and New Orleans. The supplemental draft is tentatively scheduled for July 13th.

# June 21 (12:01 AM): Dawgs’ CB has dog of a pre-draft workout… According to a report by Len Pasquarelli over at ESPN Georgia CB Paul Oliver did not have a very impressive outing when he worked out in front of over two dozen NFL scouts and personnel people prior to next month’s supplemental draft. Oliver, who been listed at over 6 feet and almost 210 pounds by the school, actually measured in at just 5-10.5 and 195 pounds. Worse for Oliver, he only ran in the mid-to-high 4.5 range for the 40, with at least one team reportedly timing in over 4.6 seconds. Oliver also didn’t score all that well in some of the other tests posting just a 33-inch vertical leap and a 3-cond drill time of over 7.3 seconds. For the record, that time in the 3-cone drill would have been the second worst among CBs at this year’s scouting combine, while the vertical leap would also have been in the lower third of combine participants at the position. Prior to the workout, Oliver had been graded in the second round area but that is likely to drop. Oliver had considered entering the regular 2007 draft as an underclassmen but ultimately opted to return to school, however, he was later declared academically ineligible for the upcoming season and applied for entry in the supplemental draft. Any team that selects a player in the supplemental draft will forfeit its corresponding choice in the 2008 draft.

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SD:

maybe we can pick up this problem child in the fifth or sixth ..

word to the wise , consider the source its PFT


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ANOTHER NAME IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT? by Michael David Smith

Jared Gaither, a starting offensive lineman at Maryland the last two years, has been declared academically ineligible for this fall's season, raising the question of whether he'll enter the NFL's July 12 supplemental draft.

The 6-foot-9, 350-pound Gaither, who has started at both right and left tackle, considered leaving school in January to declare for the April draft, but decided against it.

Mark Schlabach of ESPN.com reports that Gaither is three years out of high school and would be eligible for the supplemental draft. Schlabach also quotes an NFL scout saying Gaither would be the most desirable player available if he goes that route. DraftHeadquarters.com reports that Gaither can run the 40-yard dash in less than five seconds, so if he can arrange a workout in the next couple of weeks, he'll no doubt pique the interest of a number of NFL personnel people.

Gaither has several options available to him, including entering the supplemental draft, working out this year in anticipation of entering the regular draft next year or working hard in the classroom in an attempt to become eligible for Maryland's 2008 season. He apparently has not decided which is his best option.
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Unread postby jfiling » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:23 am

What happens if a team drafts a player in the supplemental draft but cannot come to contract terms with that player?
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Unread postby jfiling » Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:47 am

Never mind, I guess it would be like the Bo Jackson situation (or Drew Henson, if I remember right), and that player's name would go into the 2008 draft pool.
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