1). Ndamukong Suh – DT – Nebraska The NFL Draft process as the public knows it, from the months of January through the end of April, has become a business. A cottage industry has been built around what was originally a simple process, because fan interest in NFL off season doings is at an all [...]
The Rams are in desperate need of a young signal caller in 2010. The team has relied on Kyle Boller to man the show as Marc Bulger continues to struggle with his form and is owed a great deal of money.
In 2008, the Clemson defense as a whole registered only 14 sacks for the season. Sapp only had 2 in a shortened year as he tore his ACL in the second half of the season against Virginia. In 2009, Sapp faced questions regarding his health and his ability to make the switch to more of a linebacker role under new Defensive Coordinator Kevin Steele. Sapp responded with one of his best season at Clemson, registering 56 tackles 5 sacks and 16 total tackles for loss, 2 forced fumbles and 7 quarterback hurries.
Taylor Mays of USC is one of the more controversial prospects in the 2010 draft and opinions on his ability vary greatly. A four year starter at free safety for USC, he is a physical marvel at 6’3, 231lbs. One of the most coveted prep stars in recent history, he was a unanimous All American selection and was the back to back state 100 and 200m champion as a high school junior and a senior, recording a 100m time of 10.88 seconds.
The NFL of yester year is a thing of the past, run first offenses are having lunch with the Dinosaurs. In this century the NFL is most definitely a passing league that rivals the days of the original AFL and Sid Gillman. Regardless, whichever scheme a Defensive Coordinator chooses, they will need athletic linebackers that can take on blockers at the point of attack then turn and drop into coverage 20 yards down the field.