I wish him the absolute best in his career. I do think someone should have let him know that even though you may not major in petroleum engineering, you can still get into the field. I have had friends who majored in Chemical, Civil, and Mechanical engineering and all ended up with very high paying jobs at Exxon, BP, and Shell.
He showed that he was pro-ready. In three games he proved he was a better pro QB than Manziel, Mettenberger, etc. With the right pieces, he could be a monster
My mom wasn't even conceived yet.
It wasn't just Bosa, that's the thing. It was Bosa, Adolphus, Bennett, and Darron Lee. All four of those guys "took turns" making big plays. Bosa, is by far the most talented, and that showed on film and on the field. But, if you double team Bosa, then you are leaving Bennett and Washington in one and one situations. Like I said, Shelton had a terrific year. No knock on Shelton at all. But, he was a projected 2-3 round draft pick based on what he showed the other 3 years at Washington.
Shelton was also the only dominant player in Washington's front 7, if you say Shaq Thompson is a hybrid safety and not a linebacker. It is easier to have bloated stats when you don't play with Bosa or Darron Lee or other dominant linemen who also reap rewards. Bennett played out of position as a 290 lb nose tackle, so his skill set weren't necessarily built for the position. Imagine if you move Jeff Heuerman at offensive tackle and guard, then question why he isn't as good as a blocker as he was a tight end. Shelton, also only had one dominant year. Last year, he was a 2-3 round draft pick who had very dominant final season. Bennett was a projected top 10 draft pick before the season, and with the superb play of Bosa and others, he wasn't able to produce like they expected him to. Yes, he has an injury history, and he is undersized. I would agree that is also the reason why Stefan Diggs dropped. But, in terms of talent, and speed for his size, as well as consistency throughout his career against top competition, point me in the direction of a defensive tackle who has dominated like Bennett.
They also were baffled as to why he didn't hire strippers to have sex with him
A long snapper was drafted before Bennett... I'm huge Bennett fan, and don't consider myself a homer, but his slide was questionable. Maybe people question his maturity, but his play against some of the top linemen over the course of his career has been remarkable. He dominated at defensive end, defensive tackle, and nose guard. He is quicker than most guards, and him "struggling" or not showing up against several teams could be the fact that he also had Adolphus Washington, Joey Bosa, Noah Spence, and even Darron Lee making terrific plays in the backfield. You can argue size and pure strength, but his ability to embarrass offensive guards with his speed wasn't replicable in this draft.
It's Michigan football, the ref knew there was no reason for him to celebrate
Urban is falling behind. Saban and Kiffin at Bama offered at conception
Look on the bright side, it has been worst.
He showed up on time and didn't light a blunt in from of the front office. He also brought his girlfriend and didn't beat her for no apparent reason. Interviewers were baffled by his questionable behavior
sad, but unless you are a wrecker, the NFL prefers 6'3-6'4 DT's. They also want you at 300+ pounds, and preferably a prison record and several children before you are considered a top pick
Not surprised. He runs that play quite often. He ran it a bunch with Noah Spence, despite him being our best pass rusher.
All of you assholes who haven't tweeted him in the past 24 hours are to blame. I've done my share of tweeting and messaging him. Pull your weight Buckeye fans!
Please lord, don't let the Browns ruin the career of on of my favorite players
There is too much goodness in this article to respond to just one thing. Instead I will shut the hell up and respond to nothing
Why did you have to bring that up? I felt like I made a good argument until you remembered him
I still want Tucky. Anyone of that size with that kind of speed will be useful. That, and up to this point, that one kid who has worked hard to get that camp offer has yet to disappoint (no jinx on Connor)
I thought the devil was everywhere?
I think the difference between Vannett and O'Leary is Vannett's quarterback isn't a crab stealing rapist... But, outside of that, Vannett is a lot faster and more agile and doesn't need to rely on broken coverages to get open.
Is that surprising? If you can point out a single game this season where Lee didn't have an impact then I will pay you $500. He is by far the best defensive player on the team and in the entire B1G. He should have been an All-American in my opinion.
We need Paris Ford! Offer him now! He looks like a grown man playing with kids out there.
I think the fall of Bennett had been unfortunate. He came in the year as one of the top defensive line candidates in the draft, but had to split big plays with Bosa, Washington, and Miller. Though he didn't hit any homerun plays like Bosa's walkoff sack against Penn State, I would agree that he is still one of the best pass rushing DT's in the game.
I also think Vannett will be a darkhouse draft candidate next year. He played in Heuerman's shadow for most of their career but definitely came out on top this past season. He is a better pass catcher and has more speed than Heuerman which, which will make teams look at him a bit more. I would also say watch out most of our defensive backs. With big years, we could see as little as one leave early or as many as 3.
Didn't Meyer say a couple of days ago he disagreed with them and thought they should be illegal?
I think they could. Sparty runs a pro-style offense and they have always used the same types of receivers. It hasn't been until recently, with MacGarrett Kings, that they started using hybrid-slot receivers