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With the draft less only a week and a half away, I figured it was time for the official thread.

 

Scott Wright's new mock is up, and historically he has been one of the more accurate "experts."

 

He doesn't project trades, and currently has the dolphins taking:

1(9). Brady Quinn, QB, ND

2(40). Dwayne Jarrett, WR, USC

2(60). Ryan Harris, OT, ND

3(79). Jonathan Wade, CB, Tenn

 

Obviously these things are very difficult to project, but if this somehow came through I would be more than thrilled.

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Jarrett falling to 40th? ummmmmmmmm, am I missing something?

 

Poor 40 time and the Mike Williams comparisons (although unfair b/c Mike is failing due to work ethic, not talent).

 

I think Ryan Harris was on MTV's True Life as a high schooler.

 

Could be wrong though.

 

You're right.

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That is pretty tight he came full circle like that. I remember that episode well because it was about different people and their nutrition and exercise and of course that interests me. He seemed like a pretty level headed guy on there, good luck to him wherever he goes (except the Panthers).

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With the draft less only a week and a half away, I figured it was time for the official thread.

 

Scott Wright's new mock is up, and historically he has been one of the more accurate "experts."

 

He doesn't project trades, and currently has the dolphins taking:

1(9). Brady Quinn, QB, ND

2(40). Dwayne Jarrett, WR, USC

2(60). Ryan Harris, OT, ND

3(79). Jonathan Wade, CB, Tenn

 

Obviously these things are very difficult to project, but if this somehow came through I would be more than thrilled.

Replace Jarrett with Kalil, Free, or Blalock and I'd be thrilled.

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Figured I'd post this here.

 

The Way We Hear It ? NFL draft edition

 

Three potential top-10 draft prospects admit to marijuana use

 

By Nolan Nawrocki

April 18, 2007

 

 

PFW has learned that three potential top-10 picks have admitted to using marijuana. The admissions were recorded during standard interviews at the NFL Scouting Combine administered by the league to every player in attendance and submitted to all 32 teams for review.

 

Georgia Tech WR Calvin Johnson, Clemson DE Gaines Adams and Louisville DT Amobi Okoye, according to multiple sources who have watched the interviews, all admitted to using marijuana.

 

Such admissions are viewed indifferently by many teams? decision-makers who do not consider marijuana experimentation to be abnormal. In the case of Johnson ? who is being considered by the Raiders with the first overall pick ? his stock is not expected to be affected at all, given the strength of his character. That he admitted to using the drug, to some teams, is a sign of maturity.

 

Honesty is highly encouraged in the interviews, and those who are not honest and later proven to have lied are likely to be punished more severely, as LSU?s Claude Wroten was a year ago. Regarded as a top-10 pick entering draft meetings, he wound up sliding to the third round.

 

For Adams and Okoye, however, there could be more severe ramifications given some questions that exist about the consistency of their play.

 

?It should scare (teams), especially when you see how laid-back (Adams) is in his play,? one team official said. ?No one disputes the great physical ability. What is disputed is how passionate he is and how physical he is. Physically, from an athletic standpoint, he has all the tools. He is the No. 1 pass rusher in the draft, and I don?t think many people would argue with that.?

 

As for Okoye, scouts have a love-hate relationship with him. Some teams who became aware of his admission in the past month have said they did not think it would affect his draft stock at all. Others have deeper concerns about his work ethic, maturity level and fluctuations in his weight.

 

Considering NFL commissioner Roger Goodell?s hard-line stance on players who run afoul of the law, teams could place a higher premium on character than ever before.

 

?The commissioner is going to be all over any team that drafts players with borderline character,? another team official said. ?You are not going to see a draft like, for instance, Cincinnati?s (in 2006), where they took four criminals in one draft, because the owners are going to start getting fined.?

http://www.profootballweekly.com/PFW/NFLDr...extra041807.htm

I personally dont think its a big deal. The only guy that can be affected mostly by this is Okoye IMO.

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ya 15 minutes is way to long...i mean jeez you've had all this time to prepare and such...if your not ready then oh well too bad because by like the 5th pick im already like damn the guy that got picked first was selected like 30-40 minutes ago and imagine being of the players at the tables with your family/friends/agent just waiting for your name to be called hoping you go to some place where you can actually like it and have a chance at winning in the near future instead of going somewhere like Detroit.

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