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Old 12-31-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default Gators’ Pouncey happy for Steeler brother

Gators’ Pouncey happy for Steeler brother
December 30, 2010 - By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror.com
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TAMPA, Fla. - Florida center Mike Pouncey was thrilled Tuesday to hear that his twin brother, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie center Maurkice Pouncey, was selected to the Pro Bowl.

"I was excited and called everybody on my phone to let them know," the Gators' Pouncey said.

The brothers speak frequently, and Maurkice was coy when he called Mike Tuesday.

"He called me around 2 o'clock yesterday," Mike Pouncey said. "I was like, 'What you doing?' He just said he's setting a trip up to Hawaii. I'm like, 'Oh, for real? Who all going?'"

That's when Maurkice told him the news about the Pro Bowl.

Maurkice Pouncey also played at Florida and was the No. 18 pick in this year's NFL draft. Mike played guard last season for the Gators while his brother was an All-American center, and this year he moved over to play center.

Mike has set his goals to try and live up to his brother's accomplishments.

"He's done set some high standards," Mike Pouncey said. "First I've got to accomplish getting drafted in the first round, and we'll go from there."

At 6-foot-5, 320 pounds, Pouncey is widely considered a late first or early second-round pick. He won't be able to attend the Pro Bowl to watch his brother because he will be playing in the Senior Bowl.

"He works all day, and so when we get time to talk, we don't talk about football," Mike Pouncey said.

The Gators are experiencing a lot of distractions with coaches coming and going, but Mike Pouncey said, "I don't let stuff like that get to me.

"I just go out there and play football," he added. "It's been a blessing to play here, and it's been a blessing to be coached by Urban Meyer."
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Man i hope we draft him
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unless he really shows something senior bowl week , he won't be going in the 1st rd.
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Default Re: Gators’ Pouncey happy for Steeler brother

He's definitely a first round talent(much like Idaho's Mike Iupati last year), but Guards don't go in the 1st round often and there are only 32 picks in the first round, after all.

That said, my money is still on him being pretty good in the NFL, so I'd like the Steelers to get him.
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After watching the Outback Bowl, there's little doubt in my mind Mike will be a beast in the NFL just like his brother. Of course with all his botched snaps this season, he'll probably end up playing guard, which is basically where he has played most of his football carreer.

He'll be a steal at the first round, and I'd be suprised if the Steelers didn't pounce (ha!) on the opportunity.

An extremely important benefit the that immediately comes to mind is a well balanced running game. Having a right guard that can actually pull will allow the Steelers to power run to left as well as the right.

If he's available, I really hope the Steelers pick him.
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He can still work on being center and if Maurkice get injured, I hope not, he can take his place.
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Man i hope we draft him
It sure sounds like something is being set up to draft this kid. Both Pouncey bro's on the o-line would be SICK! I can see us taking him 2nd-3rd round.
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6'4" 310, He's kinda light to be playing G in our division - he'll have to put on 40 lbs...... Kemo is 6'6" and 350.

I'd still rather get a legitimate OT or #1 CB in the 1st.
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