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SanAntonioSteelerFan
09-17-2012, 06:05 PM
He tweeted that he got goosebumps when they "played that Steeler song, 'Oh, Mama'" and all the Terrible Towels were twirling!

http://www.behindthesteelcurtain.com/2012/9/17/3345764/steelers-special-teams-fumble-demarcus-van-dyke-turnover-jets-week2

lloydroid
09-17-2012, 06:19 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_su5VjvI1w

Pretty awesome, indeed

Djfan
09-17-2012, 09:47 PM
I got chills, too!!!

hawaiiansteel
09-18-2012, 08:07 PM
by Teresa Varley
Steelers.com

Cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke has only been on the Steelers roster a few weeks, signed after the former third-round pick was released by the Raiders, but has already made an impact on special teams and his potential to help the secondary is also something the team likes.

Hes done a great job, said Tomlin. He downed a punt for us. He was there for that play on that mishandled punt last week. I thought he showed awareness as a punt return guy, pushing a gunner into the end zone who was trying to down a ball. Obviously, hes been an asset to us in that area.

But quite frankly, the things that attracted us to him are the same things that attracted us to him when he came out in the draft. We thought that he was a long, fast kid with man coverage ability. We compared him very favorably to Cortez Allen and really took a similar approach to those guys. Hes in that draft class with Cortez and Curtis Brown and were thankful to have three young corners from a draft class just a couple of years ago in our program that are working to improve on a daily basis.

http://www.steelers.com/news/article-1/Looking-to-get-ground-game-rolling/7f26a810-43a1-4ed0-8882-7350c9c187ef

RuthlessBurgher
09-18-2012, 08:57 PM
“But quite frankly, the things that attracted us to him are the same things that attracted us to him when he came out in the draft. We thought that he was a long, fast kid with man coverage ability. We compared him very favorably to Cortez Allen and really took a similar approach to those guys. He’s in that draft class with Cortez and Curtis Brown and we’re thankful to have three young corners from a draft class just a couple of years ago in our program that are working to improve on a daily basis.”

Interesting...three young corners from the same draft, and DVD was actually the earliest selection of the three. Van Dyke was the 9th CB off the board in the 2011 draft with the 81st pick (3rd round), Curtis Brown was the 13th CB off the board in the 2011 draft with the 95th pick (3rd round), and Cortez Allen was the 19th CB off the board in the 2011 draft with the 128th pick (4th round).

hawaiiansteel
09-19-2012, 06:16 PM
I'll bet Van Dyke is just glad to be out of Oakland...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-_NU0KW8PzMA/TmsSNkS1cTI/AAAAAAAAA7M/wpnzUXeuT5Y/s1600/Raiders_Funny2.png

RuthlessBurgher
09-20-2012, 10:10 AM
Raiders fans have been keeping Spencer Gifts in business for years...