| Tiger Rant|| re: The Development of one Brandon Harris - Mike Linebacker on 12/17/14 at 7:27 pm|
[quote]Andrew Hatch comes to mind. [/quote]
Statistically, Hatch was better...
| More Sports Board|| NFL Draft Grades - Mike Linebacker on 12/15/14 at 10:29 pm|
Today was the deadline to ask the NFL for a draft grade. Any ideas as to which players made the request?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Stats on Underclassmen who leave early - Mike Linebacker on 12/12/14 at 4:40 pm|
[quote]I think Hunter, both Alexander's, Mills and JC could all join Hawkins as upper round picks if they hang for another year.[/quote]...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Stats on Underclassmen who leave early - Mike Linebacker on 12/12/14 at 4:38 pm|
Injuries are part of life. If a guy goes into the draft and is drafted in the low rounds or an UDFA and they get hurt in training camp, they are done.
Odds are very much in your favor coming back that you will NOT suffer a career limiting injury. Odds are also in your favor that if you come bac...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Stats on Underclassmen who leave early - Mike Linebacker on 12/12/14 at 1:22 pm|
[quote]Or they can look at what Landry, OBJ, Hill, Peterson, etc did as rookies making $$$ in the NFL. [/quote]
No one is arguing that first rounders (OBJ, Peterson) shouldn't go or that players who go in the second day (Landry/Hill/R. Randle, etc.) shouldn't consider it.
Last year Collins wa...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Kwon Alexander draft stock? - Mike Linebacker on 12/9/14 at 1:53 pm|
[quote]Even if he increases his draft stock by coming back, he must also factor in the lost year of earning potential. Any increase in draft stock would have to compensate for the approx. $500k salary for a mid-4th round pick he would've made this coming year. Plus, if he leaves now, he'll get to ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Video: Wilson and Cameron at New Orleans QB Club - Mike Linebacker on 12/8/14 at 6:38 pm|
Apparently Frank likes our odds with Johnson....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Jerald Hawkins: Open Letter - Mike Linebacker on 12/2/14 at 9:17 pm|
Some players are just not ready. Gerald Hawkins falls into that category. He has the measurable but not the film...yet.
If he comes out, he will be a third day pick, make the league minimum and fight for a roster spot. If he gets injured in the fall of 2015 in t...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Jerald Hawkins: Open Letter - Mike Linebacker on 12/2/14 at 9:06 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| re: There is hope regarding early departures but it might not be good. - Mike Linebacker on 12/1/14 at 4:41 pm|
LSU fans (and players) need a reality check.
I think very highly of all of the draft eligible juniors. But I am biased to think highly of them, they are Tigers. All Tigers fans feel the same way. A good LSU player who starts for LSU should be a good NFL prospect. But that is not always the ca...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Who is losing what for next season across the SEC. (Very Long) - Mike Linebacker on 11/30/14 at 5:46 am|
One point and one question:
First, why is everyone assuming Danielle Hunter leaves? He is not a top five DE right now and his lack of production in the pass rush will give scouts pause. Everyone seems to think that because a bunch of other players - many with tough family circumstances - chose ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: As an LSU fan, I want Bama and MSU to lose - Mike Linebacker on 11/28/14 at 5:58 pm|
[quote]MSU win + Bama loss is what I'm hoping for tomorrow.[/quote]
This is the correct answer for LSU fans....
| Tiger Rant|| re: DeSean Smith - Mike Linebacker on 11/28/14 at 1:31 pm|
We threw a sideline pass to him yesterday where he was held but it wasn't called.
But to answer your question we play 1950s football with a poor QB. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: How Good Do You Think Wisconsin Is? (Thread will be saved for later) - Mike Linebacker on 11/28/14 at 1:25 pm|
Nice bump. Wisky lived up to their preseason rank. Due to lousy QB play, we did not. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hey NEGATIGERS, how could Les lose 3 games with OBJ last year? - Mike Linebacker on 11/24/14 at 9:25 am|
Who cares about the offensive ranking? Last year's offense was effective and efficient. We didn't achieve our goals last year due to defensive breakdowns and Mett having a bad half against Ole Miss.
I will take the 2013 offense any day of the week. The 2015 offense could be as potent, except ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker on 11/18/14 at 5:52 pm|
I think the comparison to 2004 is fair and instructive. I think the fans thought Russell should have played more in 2004. Here, we have a similar situation except the incumbent is worse and the young phenom is getting less experience. Moreover, at least Randall was an upperclassman who had signif...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker on 11/18/14 at 2:13 pm|
[quote]And yet Nick still would not play Russell over him.[/quote]
Russell played in 11 games. He went 73-144 (50.7%) for 1,053 yards, 9 TDs and 4 INTs.
In contrast, Harris has "appeared" in 8 games, going 25-45 (55.6%), for 452 yards, 6 TDs and 2 INTs.
From the above, you can credibly arg...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker on 11/18/14 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]I'd also like to see his rushing stats?[/quote]
Jefferson, 112 carries for 171 yards (1.5 YPC) and 1 TD
Jennings, 86 carries for 165 yards (1.9 YPC) and no TDs
Randall, 79 carries for 247 yards (3.1 YPC) and 3 TDs
Hatch, 35 carries for 129 yards (3.7 YPC) and 2 TDs...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Which QB Was Better? - Mike Linebacker on 11/18/14 at 1:56 pm|
[quote]AH is the worst on this list. No arm talent whatsoever[/quote]
Agreed, and yet as bad as he was, he was able to complete over 50% of his passes, which is something Jennings has only done in 3 of 11 games. Jennings has thrown 4 TD passes in the past 9 games. FOUR!...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fast Forward to Spring practice...Optimism abounds... - Mike Linebacker on 11/18/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]we may lose 4 of our offensive lineman[/quote]
If Hawkins and Alexander leave, they are getting seriously bad advice....