Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by Box_O_Rocks, Jan 19, 2010.
Eastman Added to Texas vs. Nation Roster
I have yet to see an actual roster for the game, have you? It's not on the official web site yet. I've heard Austen Lane got an invitation, and would love to see him play.
NEXT in the NFL & NFL DRAFT: 2010 Texas vs the Nation initial list of players
Thanks. Jared Veldheer and Austen Lane in that game make it more interesting to me than the Shrine Game, and almost as interesting as the Senior Bowl.
Two more are among my favorite sleepers:
RB Deji Karim, Southern Illinois
DE Danny Batten, South Dakota State
South Dakata State, Isn't that where #57, Steve Nelson, LB extradanaire graduated from??
This is a must have draft pick, karma and all,,,,,,,,,,,,,
I've been waiting for this for a while.
Texas' best players wouldn't be able to match up properly against Florida's best or California's best. Hell, even Northwestern, which isn't even the best high school football team in Florida, took out Texas' supposed "best" football team in Nationals a couple of years ago.
Miami Northwestern High School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St. Thomas Aquinas is realistically the best football team in Florida. On top of that, California is also a talent breeding ground for college and professional football players. Texas does put out a ton of talent in this country, however I'm not sure why it's them that are taking on the Nation every year.
Same reason Detroit calls itself Hockeytown -- smart marketing, and they thought of it first. Of course, they take players who were born in Texas, grew up in Texas, played High School in Texas, played college in Texas, had parents who are Texans even though they never stepped foot in the state, are named Austin or Dallas, have a relative named Austin or Dallas, played minor league baseball in Texas, enjoy Stevie Ray Vaughn, or if you're really, really, talented, they'll grant an Oklahoman special "close enough" status.
That's why Texas wins every year.
2010 Roster | Texas vs The Nation
Texas vs. Nation gets higher profile with lower-profile guys - NFL - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Perriloux shows off arm as Texas vs. Nation practices open - NFL - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Jared Veldheer Draft Journal- Week 3
Draftguys.com - day_2_practice_report_-_texas
Draftguys.com - day_2_practice_report_-_nation
Draftguys.com - day_2_practice_report_-_the_pit
Texas vs. The Nation dish: Lesser-known players making impressions on NFL draft observers - Russ Lande - College Football - Sporting News
Locals make noise, linemen show off at Texas vs. Nation practice - NFL - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Virginia State Defender Added to Texas vs. Nation Game
DE BRANDON FORTUNE (6022, 260)
Danny Batten Draft Journal- Week 5
I am playing inside linebacker and doing reps one on one with the linemen. I am adjusting to middle backer like the reads and gap responsibility.
Texas vs The Nation: Tuesday Report
Draft Nasty :: Texas vs. Nation All Star Practices: 2/2/10 (Texas AM practice)
Draft Nasty :: Texas vs. Nation All Star Practices: 2/2/10 (Nation PM practice)
Texas vs. The Nation Dish: Missouri State TE Harbor the star of the all-stars - Russ Lande - College Football - Sporting News
Texas vs The Nation: Wednesday Report
Nation squad displays skills in rain, wind for all-star matchup - NFL - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Crompton's stock rises
'"Crompton is a bona fide NFL quarterback," said Bernie Kosar, a former NFL QB and the Nation team's QB coach. "He has all the tools to be great. The bread-and-butter route in the NFL is the comeback, and Crompton throws that route better than most NFL starters."'
"The Crompton Camp has already met with the Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos, St. Louis Rams, New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers and several other teams, including the Jacksonville Jaguars, who sent its entire scouting staff along with its general manager to watch the former Vols' QB."
Hoping to Steele the show: Memphis RB gets one more chance to impress - El Paso Times
Nice piece on the kid.. Love the name..
QB Perrilloux out to prove himself - El Paso Times
NFL link is big-game draw: Hall of Fame backs all-star classic in El Paso - El Paso Times
Times Q&A: Partnership strengthens future for Texas vs. the Nation - El Paso Times
Texas vs. the Nation notes: Coach DeShon Burns seeks to take advantage of chance - El Paso Times
Video: Nation head coach, players discuss upcoming game - El Paso Times
Four UTEP Miners prepare for all-star game - El Paso Times
Trio of Nittany Lions Set to Play in Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Game - PENN STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Texas vs. The Nation: LSU running back Trindon Holliday proves a quick study - El Paso Times
I like Crompton a lot. I don't know why he's playing in this game, as opposed to others. It says here that he has a better NFL career than Bradford or McCoy, as well as every other QB out there besides Clausen.
Still hoping a good game from Easley solidifies him as a draft pick. Whichever team gets him will be getting a treat.
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