Swope came in at 4.44 unofficially

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  1. nando03

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    Swope came in at 4.44 unofficially 4.34 officially

    That was good to see from Swope. I know a lot of guys on this forum are high on him. That was solid. Better than Steadman Bailey.

    He came in at 4.34 officially plus he did 16 reps at 225. This kid is money and we should look long and hard at him.
     
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    That was a really good showing for him. I'm very intrigued by him as a prospect, given his history with Tannehill and Sherman. If he falls to the third round, absolute no brainer IMO.
     
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    Tough as nails, is as smart as a QB, fast, Tannehills best friend, why wouldnt we draft him?
     
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    Thats about what I expected for him. Tannehill was on the combine set earlier saying he was expecting a 4.3x time for Swope....I was like NO WAY!
     
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    It's just surprising to me that he's that quick because when you glance at him, he looks kind of stocky.
     
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    Swope would be a welcomed addition to our team in my opinion.
     
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    Swope ran a 4.38 second time around
     
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    Damn..Sorry Tannehill for doubting you!
     
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    NFL.com just had about 3 min. saying how good he ran and how his value just went up....Ok, his stock went up maybe we've got to to be concerned about his early 4th round slot !
     
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    Swope will be gone by the start of round 4 imo, always had him down as a third rounder.

    If this guy goes to the Patriots... we wont enjoy it.
     
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    Mid to late 2nd round pick....
     
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    Get him before Belichick does.
     
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    Man does he scream NE or what?
     
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    Seriously I live the receivers in this draft. Bailey, Woods and Swope are each very proven. Would love any if the three on our team. Or 2 of the three. A guy like Patterson runnin that fast is crazy though. Serious in dream world Id trade Bess for an extra third and grab Woods, Bailey and Swope and have some great young options
     
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    Im baised as I love the kid and have been screaming about him on this forum since I joined a year ago .... but he screams Joe Philbin to me. Really Smart, watches lots of tape, tough, hard working, fast :idk:
     
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    Swope looks like crap in the Gauntlet drill.

    ---------- Post added at 12:38 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:37 PM ----------

    Ryan Swope "official time" 4.34! WOW....
     
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    Yeah that was an ugly showing for swope right there.
     
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    Its a weird test though, I mean when else will you ever do that in your life? Woods looked great though.

    Hell of a 40 time though!
     
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    Very impressive!
     
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    Wes Weker's 40 times 4.61/4.64/4.68 in the 40
     
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    6'1, 200lbs, 4.34 speed. I will cry if we don't draft this kid, he could easily replace, if not surpass Bess' production in the slot.
     
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    I think we have to consider him at 54 or 77
     
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    This kid has all the tools. I like what I see in Swope. Plus it helps that he was Tanny's favorite target.
     
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    I really really don't see that 4.34 speed. I've been watching a ton of his Highlight videos and don't see him leaving people like an Austin or Goodwin.
     
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    Swope > Bess and Hartline
     
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    big thing, especially this year, is it took Swope about 6 games to adjust to Sumlin's offense. He does get good separation though. His junior year when he worked a lot in Sherman's offense has more long plays.

    Whether or not you see the speed though, this is huge for Swope as he ran significantly faster than many thought he would. He's also got good size and strength.
     
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    I wouldn't draft Swope until the later rounds! he's not a natural catcher. More of a body catcher.
     
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    Speed sure? You're high if you expect him to be close to those 2 as a rookie and both have much much better hands than him. He lets too many balls hit his body.
     
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    It's not a knock on him at all. BUT, if your going by 40 time only you might conclude this is my "burner" and that assessment IMO would be absolutely wrong. I just watched Auburns RB McCalebb run an Unofficial 4.27 and I believed every bit of that speed! Because I've seen him play and he "moves"
     
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    Michael Irving = body catcher.....he was pretty good.
     
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    We'll have to spend a 2nd on him to keep him away from the pats IMO
     
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    well I expect him to exceed their "exceptional" 2 TDs in 2012?
     
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    grab him in the 3rd and let Hartline go .i see Swope as an upgrade to Hartline and will cost far less $$
     
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    I didnt catch the 4.34 time. I saw 4.44 flashed on the screen. I havent been watching all day but maybe it was moved to 4.44 officially.

    Btw, Belichick will draft Tavon Austin IMO. They only have four picks I believe so he cant spend a whole lot on WR IMO.
     
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    Cordarelle Patteson does the same thing.

    If you put on the Arkansas tape from last year, you'll see Swope catch 2 long passes with only his hands. He seems to body catch on the underneath and comeback routes.....could just be a habit b/c of shielding the defender.
     
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    He'd be worth it too, unlike the last player we took in the second round to keep away from the Patriots.
     
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    He was playing against SEC defenses. Its tough to leave those guys in the dust.
     
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    No he's not a burner, but as the year went on, I think the 4.55 40 most expected from him were a disservice to Swope. Yeah the 4.37 or whatever is probably cause of the fast track in Indy, but even as a 4.4 guy that's a fairly significant difference in speed.

    Anyways, here's a Swope highlight real that is half 2011 with Tannehill as his QB in Sherman's offense and half Johnny Football in the Sumlin/Kingsbury offense.

    [video=youtube;agsMmAL_nn8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agsMmAL_nn8[/video]

    3 things are evident in the video.

    1.He was used significantly different in the 2 offenses.
    2.He's not slow by any means.
    3.He can break tackles.
     
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    This. He also has tiny hands. If we pass on a guy like Justin hunter to take Ryan swope I will lose my mind. It's unfathomable. Yeah he ran a great 40 and jumped out of the gym. But where is this explosiveness on the field? Damn combine
     
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    Let's look Ireland's second round picks in history...

    2008:
    Phillip Merling
    Chad Henne

    2009:
    Pat White
    Sean Smith

    2010:
    Koa Misi

    2011:
    Daniel Thomas < we traded up for this garbage, really no lie.

    2012:
    Jonathan Martin

    The only second round pick worth a damn is Martin. Swope is a better prospect than all of them minus Martin, has previous success with Tannehill and Sherman, and knows our offense. He would be able to produce right away on the slot and we can trade Bess for another draft pick and free up space while doing so.

    We got two second round picks right? If he's there on the second one, get him and I'll forgive Ireland a little bit for his embarrassing 2nd round past.
     
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    Damn, didn't know he had high 4.3 speed! Definitely would grab him in the third
     
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    Swope was a favorite of mine ever since I began to notice Tannehill back in 2010 at Texas A&M. He is capable of replacing Hartline, because he already knows the offense. I can see Miami having a big interest in Swope in the 3rd round. On a side note, I loved what I saw from Conner Vernon, Robert Woods, Marquise Wilson and Patton today at the combine. This is turning out to be a bonanza at the WR position for this draft. This looks like a very deep position. I'm betting there are going to be WR drafted in the 5th-7th round that make impacts on NFL rosters in 2013. Robert Woods is a guy that I'd hope Miami has their eye on with pick #42, he runs the best routes in this WR class and looked to be completely healthy running the 40 at the combine. His play suffered in 2012 due to a lingering ankle problem. As Much as I have a man crush on Patterson, I'm not sure he is going to be worth the 12th pick due to him being somewhat raw. The value will be with Miami's two 2nd and two 3rd round picks. If Miami were to draft Swope it could mean Bess gets traded, especially if Hartline gets re-signed.
     
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    a smorsgasborg of recievers. And I hear we are looking at the other A&M receiver. Ichuckwadoozie.
     
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    And a decent 6.76 in the 3 cone drill which to me is a very important drill for WR's, especially for those working inside... Slower than Hartline though, but not by much.
     
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    Not even a question. Right outta the box better.

    LD
     
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    Is this what YAC looks like? Looks so to me. If I saw one year of consistent plays from Patterson like this I would be all for him no questions asked, but now why when this guy is staring at us with a 4.3 forty? Serious question dudes. I do think we need to take him earlier.
     
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    Every time I see that video I keep saying to myself.... Nice Throw Tannehill!
     
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    Swope is definitely a "body catcher". Not hating on him for it, because I won't complain much if Miami picks him up in the 4th, but he doesn't come off to me as anything more than a #3.
     
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    Yes,
    NOT caught from behind, and NOT goes down easily as Hartline.

     
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    when Swope gets behind a defender..he smokes them. The speed is real.
     

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