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    Scott Brown ‏ @ScottBrown_Trib Steelers also hosting Miami (Ohio) guard Brandon Brooks and former Stanford long snapper Zach Nolan.
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    22 CB Marcus Peters Washington
    56 TE Maxx Williams Minnesota
    87 RB TJ Yeldon BAMA
    118 G Josue Matias FSU
    152 OLB Jordan Hicks Texas
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    Quote Originally Posted by calmkiller View Post
    Steelers also hosting Miami (Ohio) guard Brandon Brooks.
    Niiice...can you believe that this guy is just a hair under 350 lbs (6'5", 346 lbs.)??? It doesn't look like there is an ounce of fat on him! I still can't believe he didn't get a combine invite...





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    1.22 OLB Alvin "Bud" Dupree, 6'4" 269
    2.56 TE Clive Walford, 6'4" 251
    3.87 CB Alex Carter, 6'0" 196
    4.121 OT Donovan Smith, 6'6" 338
    5.160 FS Kurtis Drummond, 6'1" 208
    6.199 WR Stefon Diggs, 6'0" 195
    6.212c CB Cam Thomas, 6'0" 195
    7.239 OLB Obum Gwachum, 6'5" 246

    Priority UDFA's:
    RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217
    RB Corey Grant, 5'9" 201
    DE B.J. Dubose, 6'4" 284
    DE Martin Ifedi, 6'3" 275
    FS Jordan Haden, 5'11" 200
    P Spencer Roth, 6'4" 227

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    Nice call ruthless... I've never watched him play but he looks like a beast. yeah yeah, not a great analysis from me

    He's not the Steelers norm at o-line which typically includes 2 words: fat & soft.

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    He also doesn't fit "big college, big production", but not against the idea at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    He also doesn't fit "big college, big production", but not against the idea at all.
    That's okay...we get big production from a guy who went to his college (our best draft pick in years)...I'm sure Brooks would be happy to protect Redhawks legend Ben Roethlisberger. Anyway, I think the "big college, big production" concept typically holds water for the first round (Ben's an obvious exception that proves the rule), but we're not afraid to take a shot at prospects from less prestigous conferences in later rounds...Cortez Allen is from the Citadel, Emmanuel Sanders is from Southern Methodist, Antonio Brown is from Central Michigan, David Johnson is from Arkansas State, Willie Colon is from Hofstra, Ike Taylor is from Louisiana-LaFayette, etc.


    1.22 OLB Alvin "Bud" Dupree, 6'4" 269
    2.56 TE Clive Walford, 6'4" 251
    3.87 CB Alex Carter, 6'0" 196
    4.121 OT Donovan Smith, 6'6" 338
    5.160 FS Kurtis Drummond, 6'1" 208
    6.199 WR Stefon Diggs, 6'0" 195
    6.212c CB Cam Thomas, 6'0" 195
    7.239 OLB Obum Gwachum, 6'5" 246

    Priority UDFA's:
    RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217
    RB Corey Grant, 5'9" 201
    DE B.J. Dubose, 6'4" 284
    DE Martin Ifedi, 6'3" 275
    FS Jordan Haden, 5'11" 200
    P Spencer Roth, 6'4" 227

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    That's okay...we get big production from a guy who went to his college (our best draft pick in years)...I'm sure Brooks would be happy to protect Redhawks legend Ben Roethlisberger. Anyway, I think the "big college, big production" concept typically holds water for the first round (Ben's an obvious exception that proves the rule), but we're not afraid to take a shot at prospects from less prestigous conferences in later rounds...Cortez Allen is from the Citadel, Emmanuel Sanders is from Southern Methodist, Antonio Brown is from Central Michigan, David Johnson is from Arkansas State, Willie Colon is from Hofstra, Ike Taylor is from Louisiana-LaFayette, etc.
    Completely agree Ruthless- but for the record, every pick in the top 2 rounds under the Tomlin/Colbert regime has com from either the Big 10, Big 12, SEC or ACC. What round do we think Brooks will fall into? Chances are, if they want him, Round 2 is the place to get him guarenteed. It's entirely possible we convince ourselves Brooks is the guy and then the Steelers draft Omesele instead...
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    2nd- 4
    3rd- 0
    Other- 4

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Completely agree Ruthless- but for the record, every pick in the top 2 rounds under the Tomlin/Colbert regime has com from either the Big 10, Big 12, SEC or ACC. What round do we think Brooks will fall into? Chances are, if they want him, Round 2 is the place to get him guarenteed. It's entirely possible we convince ourselves Brooks is the guy and then the Steelers draft Omesele instead...
    I just found recently that Walterfootball offers consensus rankings that combine the rankings of several top sites (better than just relying on one person's opinion, I suppose).

    http://walterfootball.com/draft2012consensus.php

    On this site, Brooks' average ranking is 112, which would put him in the mid-4th. However, he does seem to be one of the "risers" of the draft, which is why I mocked him to us earlier than that, using our 3rd round pick (#86) in my current sig mock.


    1.22 OLB Alvin "Bud" Dupree, 6'4" 269
    2.56 TE Clive Walford, 6'4" 251
    3.87 CB Alex Carter, 6'0" 196
    4.121 OT Donovan Smith, 6'6" 338
    5.160 FS Kurtis Drummond, 6'1" 208
    6.199 WR Stefon Diggs, 6'0" 195
    6.212c CB Cam Thomas, 6'0" 195
    7.239 OLB Obum Gwachum, 6'5" 246

    Priority UDFA's:
    RB John Crockett, 6'0" 217
    RB Corey Grant, 5'9" 201
    DE B.J. Dubose, 6'4" 284
    DE Martin Ifedi, 6'3" 275
    FS Jordan Haden, 5'11" 200
    P Spencer Roth, 6'4" 227

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    Ed Bouchette ‏ @EdBouchette 2 non-combine prospects at #steelers today: CB Keith Tandy, WVU; LB Jerrell Harris, Alabama
    LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!
    Here We Go Steelers!


    22 CB Marcus Peters Washington
    56 TE Maxx Williams Minnesota
    87 RB TJ Yeldon BAMA
    118 G Josue Matias FSU
    152 OLB Jordan Hicks Texas
    183 DT Tyeler Davison FRESNO STATE
    214 WR Mario Alford WVU

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    Ed Bouchette ‏ @EdBouchette Cincinnati RB Isaiah Pead visiting Steelers today.
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    22 CB Marcus Peters Washington
    56 TE Maxx Williams Minnesota
    87 RB TJ Yeldon BAMA
    118 G Josue Matias FSU
    152 OLB Jordan Hicks Texas
    183 DT Tyeler Davison FRESNO STATE
    214 WR Mario Alford WVU

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    Ed Bouchette ‏ @EdBouchette One prospect visiting Steelers today: Bobby Massie, OT, Mississippi.

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    Here We Go Steelers!


    22 CB Marcus Peters Washington
    56 TE Maxx Williams Minnesota
    87 RB TJ Yeldon BAMA
    118 G Josue Matias FSU
    152 OLB Jordan Hicks Texas
    183 DT Tyeler Davison FRESNO STATE
    214 WR Mario Alford WVU

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