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On the SRN Jim Miller said he thinks two of these three might leave early for the NFL. What do you guys think? Who will stay and who will leave and why?
Here is where NFL Draft Scout currently has them:
Gholston, 110th overall, 14th DE, 3-4 round
Sims, 120th overall, 4th TE, 3-4 round
Bell, 138th overall, 12 RB, 4 round
Johnny Adams 174th, 21st CB, 5-6 round
Anthony Rashad White 200th, 18th DT, 6 round
Interestingly, Gholston was supposed to be a first rounder coming into the 2012 season, and Adams was supposed to be the 4th best CB in the nation coming into the 2012 season.
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Bell gone, that's it
Bell and Sims are gone. Gholston should stay, but I wouldn't be surprised if he leaves as well.
Adams and ARW leave- reason: seniors
Why has Max not been mentioned as a potential early draft entry? Last time I checked he's in his 3rd year- just like Will, Dion and Leveon.
He's by far the MVP on defense. His departure would leave a gaping whole, particularly when it comes to making all of the calls and adjustments.
Here are the 11 RB's that Draft Scout has ahead of Bell
1. Giovani Bernard- UNC
2. Eddie Lacy- Alabama
3. Andre Ellington- Clemson
4. Joseph Randle- Ok State
5. Montee Ball- Wisky
6. Stepfan Taylor- Stanford
7. Mike Gillislie- Florida
8. Christine Michael- Texas A&M
9. Ray Graham- Pitt
10. Johnathan Franklin- UCLA
11. Kenjon Barner- Oregon
This post was edited by TPain151807 17 months ago
Rogue Leader= Obese coward who didn't attend MSU and has no college degree
Adams has had a fairly disappointing season, that's why he fell.
I think Gholston and Sims come back.
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Because he's white.
I don't share this opinion at all but unfortunately that's the perception a lot of people have
We were just discussing this a week or two ago. If I had to guess, I'd say that the Bullough family as a whole understands that the long-range plan includes coaching once the playing days are over. If you want to coach, you have to have the degree. Easier to get it now.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx
This. Better to get the degree and then get the $$$
Gholston comes back...needs rebuild draft stock.
Sims...I haven't figured this one out yet.
Bell...70/30, he leaves. If he leaves, I predict he goes to Green Bay, Arizona, or Cincinnati in the 3rd, maybe 2nd. I don't buy this "12th best RB nonsense".
Ill probably catch hell for this but he doesn't have the speed of a modern NFL MLB. Sure I think he will be a good pro but the NFL loves them their 40 times.
I do bell is slower then dirt by nfl rb standards. He gets rocked in blitz pick up and his hands and vision are average. If he leaves now theres a chance he doesnt even make a roster.
Sims is gone. That guy is a physical mis-match. Bell? Good back, but not great. Perhaps Bell is hampered by our offensive line and our lack of change up tailback, but out of the last couple of backs to make it to the NFL...Ringer, Baker....I would put Bell in last place and Ringer and Baker are barely hanging on. Gholston? I don't know. Big step back back this year. At that position, you really need hype to be played out on the field. I actually think MSU does OK if Bell makes way for Tompkins/Hill/Holmes and that's coming from a guy with a #24 hoodie hung up in my closet.
Gholston stays. His stock has taken a drastic turn since he's gotten shut down against good tackles.
If Bell is projected in the 5th round or higher, he should go. His value will not increase next season unless he all of a sudden drops several tenths a second off his 40 time.
Sims could go, but he has a chance to raise his stock next year if there's a new OC and a more stable passing game.
What the hell, wasn't Bell like 2nd overall behind Lattimore just a few months ago?
Bell's speed will hurt him but how many rb do u see breaking long TD runs on the NFL? He can be a nice complementary back. He has above average elusivness and falls forward.
"What is green and white and red all over? The Spartans pounding their chests after this bloodbath" -Mitch Albom 11/2/13
According to Todd McShay
The MSU Jrs. who are most likely to declare for the NFL draft in this order :
1. Le'Veon Bell
2. Dion Sims
3. Darqueze Dennard
4. William Gholston
5. Isaiah Lewis
6. Max Bullough
Note : None of them are currently projected to be drafted in the 1st round.
Do you think Dennard will go?
None go! The career of an NFL player is 7-10 years. You don't extend your career by going early. If you go at 23 you can still play 10 years. If you go early you may not make a roster. All three can get bigger,,stronger, faster and better over the next year. And,an MSU degree is a nice thing to have.
This post was edited by rodent 17 months ago
Dennard has had a pretty good year. He might get an advisory grade at the very least and figure it out from there. JA5's fall must have certainly opened his eyes.
NFL teams value college CB's who have played a lot of man-to-man coverage.
I'm sure Darqueze will consider declaring early for the NFL draft.
I feel that he should stay for his Sr. season which could put him into the 1st round in the 2014 draft.
We said the same about Adams this year, didn't we.
Lot of factors here, no doubt.
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