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RG3 not the only Baylor first-rounder

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08:04 AM ET 04.06 | Truly believing in the results of pro days can be folly, but there are aspects of them that become worthwhile. Improvements in the almighty 40-yard dash and other athleticism tests are as important to [the wide receiver] position as they are to any during the evaluation process. ... Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor (5-10, 196): His 4.61 official combine 40 time raised eyebrows, since scouts pegged him for a "4.4 guy" based on his game tape. (His 1,663 receiving yards this year ranked third in the country.) He met those expectations at his pro day, putting up times of 4.44 and 4.41 seconds. As a result, he'll probably join his Heisman Trophy-winning battery partner Robert Griffin III in the first round.

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April 6, 2012  08:08 AM ET

Baylor is having a very nice year.

April 6, 2012  08:22 AM ET

Draft that Griner dude that was on the women's basketball team, too.

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April 6, 2012  08:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Draft that Griner dude that was on the women's basketball team, too.

Block that kick!

April 6, 2012  08:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Draft that Griner dude that was on the women's basketball team, too.

Lol He'd be a beast as a WR or CB if he's got any speed. And, who names their son Britney? Doesn't look like any Britney I've ever seen.

April 6, 2012  09:16 AM ET
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Draft that Griner dude that was on the women's basketball team, too.

Yeah someone really needs to check that guy/girl. No way that's a legit chick, remember that runner from South Africa, bet ya same deal here.

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April 6, 2012  10:01 AM ET

How many players from Stanford will be drafted in the first round with Luck? How many of them go in the first and second rounds? I think Luck had more weapons/protection around him than RGIII had. I predict Luck is in for a rude awakening in Indy. He will have no help.

April 6, 2012  10:16 AM ET
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Yeah someone really needs to check that guy/girl. No way that's a legit chick, remember that runner from South Africa, bet ya same deal here.

Be careful what you say about "her." "She" might go all roid-rage on ya.

April 6, 2012  11:20 AM ET
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Draft that Griner dude that was on the women's basketball team, too.

<chuckle...>

April 6, 2012  11:33 AM ET

Kendall Wright is a kick- and punt-returner/WR. Unless they are really great (e.g., D-Jax), they don't go that high. We're not talking big receiver like Floyd or Blackmon here.

April 6, 2012  12:27 PM ET
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Kendall Wright is a kick- and punt-returner/WR. Unless they are really great (e.g., D-Jax), they don't go that high. We're not talking big receiver like Floyd or Blackmon here.

But he is a WR and they go first round if they have the grades.

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April 6, 2012  04:44 PM ET
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Kendall Wright is a kick- and punt-returner/WR. Unless they are really great (e.g., D-Jax), they don't go that high. We're not talking big receiver like Floyd or Blackmon here.

Even D-Jax didn't go in the first round.

Ted Ginn Jr did though.

April 7, 2012  07:23 AM ET

Truly believing in the results of pro days can be folly.

April 7, 2012  11:00 PM ET
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Even D-Jax didn't go in the first round.Ted Ginn Jr did though.

Ugh, don't remind us Dolphins fan of that mistake...

 
April 8, 2012  11:00 AM ET
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But he is a WR and they go first round if they have the grades.

You think Wright is that good?

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