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A&M's Johnny Football is better than Cam Newton...

Discussion in 'OTHER SPORTS Forum' started by Tiger_fan, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. TCUTiger

    TCUTiger Veteran Member

    And Matt Leinart, and Jamarcus Russell...........then again guys Joe Flaco, Ben Rothlesberger and Andy Dalton proved you don't have to be a 5 star recruit and play at a major school to see big bucks and success in the NFL. Until he proves otherwise I will put my money on JM to do something in the NFL and make money before he turns into Heisman NFL bust.
  2. Attack Tiger

    Attack Tiger Reformed Sunshine Pumper

    Just like this thread, NFL peeps may be comparing JM's stats to $Cam's. Since $Cam is doing well, they may figure JM will as well, especially since he's breaking all of $Cam's records. I say with a repeat of this year, they'll offer him first-day money next year, and he's gone pecan.
  3. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    I've always thought that Newton has a much stronger arm than Manziel. That's why I didn't use him as a point of comparison. Tebow, Young, and Crouch all had very questionable passing abilities/arm strength, and I feel that the same is true with Manziel. You can have unbelievable passing stats in the NCAA without and NFL arm.
  4. Attack Tiger

    Attack Tiger Reformed Sunshine Pumper

    Yeah, but there's a lot more to playing QB than arm strength. See Jamarcus Russel. IDK if he'll make a splash in the NFL or not. It all depends on him and his development, I guess. But I believe someone will reach on him because of his sheer talent and supernatural football instincts.
  5. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    Of course, but it is a minimum requirement.
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  6. LSUDad

    LSUDad Senior Member

    Lets see, JF's #'s

    0 Td passes and 3 Ints. yep, hes the best we played this year? LSU did a great job of putting him where "we" wanted him, making throws from the pocket. Thats what happens when you get 3 Int's.
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  7. shane0911

    shane0911 Veteran Member Staff Member

    Yep
  8. shane0911

    shane0911 Veteran Member Staff Member

    Exactly. Montana, Brees, Brady, Favre, Schaub all have something in common

    So do Akili Smith, David Carr, Joey Harrington, JR, Vince Young, Leinart, Quinn, Sanchez

    One group was 2nd round or later, the other group were all top 10.
  9. Winston1

    Winston1 Senior Member

    Sort of like Tyrann? Honey Badger may not have NFL measurables but his instinct are the best I have seen.
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  10. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    I think Tyrann will be a good pro. He could be a Courtney Roby type on punt coverage, a good returner, and a safety, maybe not an every down defender but definitely someone that can disrupt an offense make plays on defense.
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