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View Poll Results: What should Steelers do with their 1st round pick?
Draft CB 5 38.46%
Draft RB 1 7.69%
Draft LB 0 0%
Draft WR 5 38.46%
Draft OL 0 0%
Draft DL 2 15.38%
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Old 03-11-2005, 12:16 AM   #71
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Default Re: First Round Pick Poll

actually I'm looking for late round value on both sides of line? I won't hold it against you for accuracy, but I just need some names to watch for when I'm watching hour # 20 of the draft.
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Old 03-11-2005, 06:14 AM   #72
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u u lookign for like 4-7th rounders?
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Old 03-11-2005, 06:22 AM   #73
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well since ppl are talking RB's for us in the later rounds here ya go.

Brandon Jacobs

Position:
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College:
Southern Illinois



HEIGHT 6'4"
WEIGHT 260
40 TIME 4.50



Pros: The guy is huge, strong, runs hard, good speed for a big RB.
Cons: Fair to average blocker, not an elusive runner, takes a lot of hits.

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Perhaps the most highly touted transfer in school history...Rated by some NFL scouts among the top five senior tailbacks available for the 2004 Draft...Runs a 4.5 40-yard dash...His Coffeyville Community College connections were a factor in his decision to transfer from Auburn to SIU. Prior to SIU Played the 2003 season at Auburn and rushed for 446 yards and three TDs and a team-high 6.2 yard average...Piled up 182 yards on 31 carries against Mississippi State and 103 yards on 10 carries against Western Kentucky...Caught one pass on the season for 34 yards...Played at Coffeyville Community College in 2002 and rushed for 1,899 yards, 20 TDs and a 7.1 yard average...Named JUCO All-American and Kansas Jayhawk Community College All-Conference...In 2001 at CCC, rushed for 1,349 yards and 17 TDs en route to all-conference honors. High School As a senior, rushed for 3,022 yards and 38 touchdowns, averaging 8.6 yards per carry...Also returned eight kicks for touchdowns...Led team to the 4A state semifinals...USAToday.com All-America Team...Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team...Most Valuable Offensive Player of the Class 4A all-state team...PrepStar All-Region...Louisiana High School Coaches Association Football All-Star...As a junior rushed for 1,783 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught three passes for 50 yards and a touchdown...Rushed for 233 yards on 26 carries and scored a touchdown in the Tri-Parish All-Star Game...Also played basketball. Worth Knowing Born July 6, 1982...Son of Janice Jacobs...Guardian is Diane Cheavious..Majoring in sociology.

iam saying 5-6th rounder here.hes being oevr looked since hes so tall.
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Old 03-11-2005, 06:30 AM   #74
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Chris Canty

Position:
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College:
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HEIGHT 6'6"
WEIGHT 290
40 TIME 5.0






Pros: Great size, quick, great as a run stopper. Improving against the pass.
Cons: Injuries are the big concern, status may rise or fall at workouts depending upon what his knee can handle.

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2004 HONORS WATCH: Lombardi Award candidate ... All-America candidate ... All-ACC candidate.

AT VIRGINIA: 2004-- Opened the season with a team-best nine tackles in the win at Temple ... also recorded two tackles for loss and a sack against the Owls ... defensive line leader who made four tackles in the win over North Carolina ...half of his tackles occurred in the backfield ... made a team-leading 10 tackles in the 51-0 shutout of Akron ... had a quarterback sack for a loss of nine yards and two other tackles for loss ... helped the defense hold Akron to just 84 yards of total offense, the fewest yards allowed by UVa since 1979 ... team leader with 23 tackles, including 19 solo, after three games ... also leads the team with six tackles for loss ... defensive line leader who was leading ACC defensive linemen in tackling when he was lost for the season due to a knee injury suffered against Syracuse.

* * * WORTH NOTING: Lombardi Award and All-America candidate ... joins Elton Brown, Heath Miller and Brennan Schmidt as UVa's team captains this season ... underrated defensive end ... led ACC defensive linemen in tackling for the second year in a row last year and was the only lineman ranked in the top 20 ...averaged 8.0 tackles per game, second on the team ...second-team All-ACC for the second year in a row last season ...became the first UVa defensive lineman to be a first- or second-team selection in consecutive seasons since Todd White was a second-teamer in 1995-96 ...made 104 tackles last fall to become only the second lineman in school history with at least 100 in a season ... Stuart Anderson made 106 in 1981 ... his 12 tackles for loss were the most by a UVa defensive lineman since 1998 ... competing this fall as a graduate student.

HONORS: 2004--Received the Richmond Alumni Scholarship from the Virginia Athletics Foundation.

2003--Second-team All-ACC ...lineman of the year in Virginia by the Richmond Touchdown Club ... first-team All-State by Virginia Sports Information Directors Association and by the Roanoke Times ... recipient of the Ned McDonald Award as UVa's most outstanding defensive player ... All-ACC Academic ... received the Richmond Alumni Scholarship from the Virginia Athletics Foundation.

2002--Second-team All-ACC ... first-team All-ACC by CollegeFootballnews.com ... first-team All-State by Virginia Sports Information Directors Association ... second-team All-State by the Roanoke Times ... ECAC All-Star.

AT VIRGINIA: 2003--Second-team All-ACC for the second year in a row ... had a big year ... started every game at defensive end and finished as the leading tackler among defensive linemen in the ACC with a career-best 104 tackles ... was 15th in the conference with an average of 8.0 tackles per game ...was the only lineman in the top 20 ... 104 tackles are second-most by a lineman in UVa history ...second on the team in sacks (4) and tackles for loss (12) ... 12 quarterback pressures were third ... four games of 10+ tackles and three others with nine ...made at least one TFL on 10 occasions ...had seven tackles in the opener against Duke, including a sack, and three quarterback pressures ...10 tackles on the road against South Carolina ... season-high three QB pressures vs. Western Michigan ...seven tackles, including two behind the line, in a road win over North Carolina ... career-high 13 tackles in overtime loss at Clemson ... eight tackles, including six solo stops, vs. #7 Florida State and nine the next week vs. Troy State ... 10 tackles against N.C. State and 11 against Maryland in tough road losses ... nine tackles in a big win over Virginia Tech in the final regular season game ...two of his tackles were made behind the line of scrimmage ... was in on nine tackles, including one for a loss, against Pittsburgh in the Continental Tire Bowl.

2002--Impact player in his first year as a starter ... made a career-high 86 tackles and led ACC defensive linemen with an average of 7.8 tackles per game ... 16th in the conference in tackling, the only lineman in the top 25 ...reached double figures on three occasions to lead the team's linemen ... missed the first two games while recovering from a broken leg suffered during spring minicamp ... while he was out, UVa relinquished huge chunks of yardage to Colorado State and Florida State ...made his return against South Carolina and immediately made his presence felt ... entered the game for the first time with 3:04 left in the first quarter and the Gamecocks promptly went three-and-out ... on the next series, he got a sack, the first of his career ... finished with seven tackles in the upset win ... upon getting back to full strength, he made his first start of the season against Duke and had a career-high 12 stops, the most by a UVa defensive lineman during the season ...also had his second sack ...made two of his six tackles against Clemson behind the line of scrimmage ... nine stops in the comeback win over North Carolina ... helped spearhead a strong defensive effort that stymied a potent N.C. State offense ... was in on 11 tackles, his second-highest total of the season, as the Cavaliers held the Wolfpack to just 332 yards of total offense, 75 yards under their average ...turned several key plays in the upset of Maryland ... recovered a fumble deep in Maryland territory that set up a touchdown that gave UVa a 20-7 halftime lead ... 10 tackles in the regular season finale against Virginia Tech before leaving the game early in the second half due to an arm injury ... the injury kept him out of the bowl game vs. West Virginia ... earned his second letter.

2001--Saw action in every game as a reserve defensive end ... made the first start of his career at defensive tackle when team opened in a 4-3 defense against Wake Forest ... also saw some special teams action ... finished the season with 23 tackles (19 solo, 4 assists) ... had one of the best tackle ratios on the team, making a tackle every 8.7 plays ... that was third among the team's defensive players ...also broke up two passes and had three quarterback hurries ...saw his playing time increase as the season progressed ... made his first career tackle against Richmond in the second game ... had four tackles, including three solo stops, in a big win at Clemson ... made a season-high five tackles, including four solos, vs. Florida State ... tied his season high two weeks later with five stops against Wake Forest ... also broke up a pass in that game ... had three quarterback hurries, tied for third-most during the season, in the upset win over Georgia Tech ... had four tackles against Virginia Tech ... made his lone tackle vs. Penn State in the backfield ... also broke up a pass in the game ... earned first letter.

iam syaing 3-4th rounder here, may get oevr looked bc of spped and under wright for spot.
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Old 03-11-2005, 06:39 AM   #75
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player of the day " its fixed lol since some ppl like him here u go"


Marlin Jackson

Position:
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College:
Michigan

HEIGHT 6'1"
WEIGHT 200
40 TIME4.40



Pros: Great size, physical coverage techniques. Good recovery speed when he needs it.
Cons: Was switched to S as a junior, back to CB as a senior and has improved drastically there.


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At Michigan... enters 2004 as an All-Big Ten, All-America and Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... three-year letterman ... has played in 33 career games and made 27 starting assignments ... 2003 Playboy Magazine All-America ... 2002 College Football News All-America first team ... 2002 Associated Press All-America second team ... needs two stops for 150 in his career ... has contributed 148 tackles, seven tackles for loss, one sack, eight interceptions, one fumble recovery and 29 pass breakups during his career ... third place all-time at Michigan in career pass breakups ... set single game (six) and single season (18) pass breakup records in 2002 ... 2002 John F. Maulbetsch Award winner as the freshman football player after spring practice who demonstrates desire, character, capacity for leadership and future success on and off the gridiron ... switched to jersey #3 from #20 prior to 2002 season.

Senior (2004)... co-captain ... Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... started at cornerback and had three tackles vs. Miami (Sept. 4) ... started at cornerback and recorded three tackles vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... started at cornerback, recorded two tackles, forced one fumble and one PBU vs. San Diego State (Sept. 18) ... started at cornerback, recording two tackles vs. Iowa (Sept. 25) ... started at cornerback and had three tackles including one for loss vs. Indiana (Oct. 2) ...

Junior (2003)... earned third varsity letter ... played in nine contests and made seven starts ... fifth on the team with 50 tackles despite missing four-plus games ... contributed one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one blocked field goal, two interceptions and four pass breakups ... Big Ten Preseason Defensive Player of the Year ... was a Jim Thorpe Award candidate ... did not see game action vs. Central Michigan (Aug. 30), ending a string of 14 straight starts ... saw time at safety and on special teams vs. Houston (Sept. 6), recording a team-high six tackles, including one tackles for loss and forcing one fumble ... started at safety vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 13), tallying a team-high six tackles ... starting safety at Oregon (Sept. 20), recording five tackles and blocking a field goal that led to a Michigan touchdown ... tied for the team lead with eight tackles vs. Indiana (Sept. 27) ... intercepted his first pass of the season and deflected two passes against the Hoosiers ... started at safety at Iowa (Oct. 4), recording seven tackles and making his eighth career interception ... played in his 30th career game, earning his 25th career starting assignment at Minnesota (Oct. 10) ... recorded six tackles against the Gophers ... did not see game action vs. Illinois (Oct. 18), vs. Purdue (Oct. 25) and at Michigan State (Nov. 1) ... saw time at safety at Northwestern (Nov. 15), recording four tackles ... started at safety vs. Ohio State (Nov. 22), recording four tackles ... started at safety vs. Southern California in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1), recording four tackles and one pass breakup.

Sophomore (2002)... earned second varsity letter ... College Football News All-America first team ... Associated Press All-America second team ... The Sporting News All-America third team ... CNNSI.com All-America honorable mention ... All-Big Ten first team (coaches and media) ... Jim Thorpe Award (candidate) ... started all 13 games at cornerback ... set single game (six) and single season (18) pass breakup records ... ranked sixth on the team with 51 tackles and tied for seventh with five TFLs ... set school record with six PBUs vs. Washington (Aug. 31) ... added five tackles and one TFL vs. Huskies ... recorded four stops and two PBUs vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 7) ... totaled five tackles, one sack and one PBU while intercepting another pass that he returned for his first career interception touchdown against Notre Dame (Sept. 14) ... had five tackles and one TFL vs. Utah (Sept. 21) ... tallied first career multi-interception game at Illinois (Sept. 28) while adding three stops and three PBUs ... recorded five tackles and one PBU vs. Penn State (Oct. 12), a key breakup on an end zone play in overtime ... matched career high with eight tackles at Purdue (Oct. 19), including one TFL ... recorded four stops and one PBU in back-to-back home games against Iowa (Oct. 26) and Michigan State (Nov. 2) ... tied Michigan's single season PBU record (15) with his breakup against the Spartans ... registered two stops and one TFL at Minnesota (Nov. 9), including the school?s record-setting pass breakup ... made two tackles, forced one fumble and had one PBU vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 16) ... tallied three stops and one PBU at Ohio State (Nov. 23) ... made one tackle vs. Florida in the Outback Bowl (Jan. 1).
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Old 03-12-2005, 11:35 AM   #76
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player of the day

Calvin Armstrong

Position:
OT

College:
Washington State

HEIGHT 6'7"
WEIGHT 315
40 TIME 4.95



Pros: HUGE size, strong, plays hard, team leader, moves well for a big man.
Cons: Plays to high, not agressive. Could be a dominating tackle if someone could light a fire under him.


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ARMSTRONG'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER

Attended Centralia High, where he was coached by John Schultz...earned three varsity letters each in football and basketball...line coach David Pritchard, a 1981 letterwinner for WSU...during JUNIOR year was an All-Rivers League pick as a defensive lineman and also named to the All-Lewis County team by the Centralia Chronicle...all-league second team in basketball...as a SENIOR received All-West Region honors by Student Sport...All-Pacific 9 defensive lineman...team MVP winner...Daily Olympian first team all-area pick and a NW Nugget by the Tacoma News Tribune...Associated Press All-State first team pick on both offense and defense...a Seattle Times Red Chip pick and an All-Far West pick by Prep Star Magazine...honorable mention Fab 15 selection by the Orange County Register...selected to play in the State East-West Shrine Game in Spokane.

ARMSTRONG'S WSU CAREER

FRESHMAN (2000-01): Redshirt season...earned one weekly team award: Idaho/Offensive Scout Team.

RS-FRESHMAN (2001-02): V-letter...Games - 12...Starts - 9...moved into a starting role against California in the third game after an injury to Billy Knotts...maintained starting spot after Knott's return...did not start against ASU because of a concussion suffered against UCLA, then returned for the final three games, including the Sun Bowl against Purdue...earned the following weekly team awards: California/Offensive Lineman; OSU/Most Disciplined Offense.

RS-SOPHOMORE (2002-03): V-letter...Games - 12...Starts - 11...earned the following weekly team awards: Offensive Lineman - Idaho, MSU, USC... ? All-Pac-10 first team pick by the league's coaches; ? First three starts at right tackle...then moved to left side for most of the remaining games, although started against Washington on the right side; ? Missed Stanford and Arizona games with an ankle sprain suffered playing basketball; ? Limited ASU's Terrell Suggs, the national sack leader, to one sack.

RS-JUNIOR (2003-04): V-letter...Games - 13...Starts - 13...earned the following weekly team awards: Offensive Lineman - Oregon/ASU... ? All-Pac-10 honorable mention; ? Starter at left tackle; ? Lombardi Award watch list for nation's top down lineman or linebacker and pre-season second team AA pick by Athlon Sports.

CAREER: Has been in the starting lineup since the third game of the 2001 season, except for misses due to injury...has 33 starts and played in 37 games.

PERSONAL

Calvin Armstrong...born March 31, 1982...parents Daniel and Cindy Armstrong...one brother Curtis...hobbies include motorcycles...wants to major in a medical field.
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Jersey doing your homework huh?
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alittle bit.. man you must have alot of free time. Great stuff, will come in real handy next month on draft weekend !
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wait ill after the pro days are done hehe ill have a crap of info lol.
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