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Old 08-13-2007, 07:52 AM   #31
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Yup, and even though he only started one year, he saw playing time both years before that. Freshman don't usually go down to Tallhassee to sit on the bench the way they've done at some other schools around the country. Plus you have to look at Floirda State's track record with defensive players in the NFL. Sure, Steelers fans feel burned by Alonzo Jackson, but that doesn't mean we should overlook other FSU studs like Deon Sanders, Derrick Brooks, Dexter Jackson, Samari Rolle, not to mention the Steeler's own Bryant McFadden and former Steeler Chris Hope.

I'd say that Floirda State's track record helps erase some of those doubts about Timmons only starting one season.
LOL....I was about to mention Alonzo Jackson!!!
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Old 08-13-2007, 08:11 AM   #32
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LOL....I was about to mention Alonzo Jackson!!!
Sure, Jackson was a bust. But you have to keep in mind that he's not the norm, not even for the Steelers!
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Yup, and even though he only started one year, he saw playing time both years before that. Freshman don't usually go down to Tallhassee to sit on the bench the way they've done at some other schools around the country. Plus you have to look at Floirda State's track record with defensive players in the NFL. Sure, Steelers fans feel burned by Alonzo Jackson, but that doesn't mean we should overlook other FSU studs like Deon Sanders, Derrick Brooks, Dexter Jackson, Samari Rolle, not to mention the Steeler's own Bryant McFadden and former Steeler Chris Hope.

I'd say that Floirda State's track record helps erase some of those doubts about Timmons only starting one season.
Very nice post.
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