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What running backs do you like..?

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by Remii, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. Remii

    Remii Member

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    All the talk of quarterback I just wanted to point out this is a very good running back draft and I don't see the Texans leaving this draft without one.

    I noticed Storm Johnson while watching tape on Bortles. He's listed at 6'0 ft 215 lbs. I don't know his 40 time but he has on field speed. Really agile, can bang through the line, and has good receiving skills.

    He had 16 carries for 64 yards and a TD and 4 receptions for 41 yards against North Carolina ranked #12 at the time.

    18 carries for 109 yards and a TD and 4 receptions for 79 yards and a TD against Louisville who was ranked #8.

    20 carries for 124 yards and 3 TDs against #6 ranked Baylor (not particularly known for their defense though).

    17 carries for 117 yards and a TD and 1 reception for 4 yards and a TD against Penn State.

    28 carries for 127 yards against Houston.

    He's ran against some good teams this year. Could be a nice late round pick and good backup and future replacement for Foster.

    Watch "Storm Johnson Quarter Season Highlights" on YouTube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsZjjZCUy4M&feature=youtube_gdata_player
     
  2. endoftheworld

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    I like Storm alot, complete feature back in the NFL

    I like Jeremy Hill too
     
  3. Ottomaton

    Ottomaton Contributing Member
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    Jeremy Hill IMO is the best in the class, but he's a POS of a human being.
     
  4. Remii

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    And Storm did some big time running right in O'Brien's face...
     
  5. Remii

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    I love Jeremy... But he looks like he can go in the 2nd or 3rd round to me. But I wouldn't be mad if they drafted a running back that early if it was him.
     
  6. endoftheworld

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    What did he do to earn that distinction in your mind?
     
  7. Remii

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    I forgot. Dude has been in trouble with the law a couple of times. He may not go in the 2nd or 3rd. And you know the Texans...
     
  8. endoftheworld

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    He seems to be trying to straighten things out, I wouldn't hold it against him.

    True, true but I wonder if BOB will have the Belicheck approach.

    Like when he threatened Corey Dillon that he would bury him if he f***ed up lol
     
  9. Ottomaton

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    When he was arrested for"Carnal knowledge of a minor" and "oral sexual battery" on a 14 year old.
     
  10. endoftheworld

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    He was 18 when that happened...

    In high school that is actually pretty common.

    Senior on freshman
     
  11. Ottomaton

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    Plea bargaining out of being a registered sex offender is a scarlet letter in my book. Some stains don't come out. A forcible sex act is one of those.
     
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    Very uncommon actually... I don't know what your definition of common is.
     
  13. Ottomaton

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    I'm sorry for derailing.

    Back on topic, all I've seen is YouTube, but I like what I saw of the bowling ball from Towson St., Terrence West. He actually looks a little bit like a poor man's Carlos Hyde, and you can probably pick him up 3 rounds later.

    I really don't care for Sims from West Virginia. He couldn't run through a wet paper towel. Every arm tackle drops him. No yards after contact at all.
     
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  14. JamesC

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    I wouldn't mind Bishop Sankey from Washington or Lache Seastrunk from Baylor. I'll post highlights later.
     
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    Tre Mason, Seastrunk, Carey
     
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    what round is tre mason projected in?
     
  17. J Sizzle

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    Tre Mason

    War Damn Eagle
     
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    seastrunck, mason, storm, in that order. although storm and mason are verrrry close.
     
  19. Dubious

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    I don't think the Texans can afford to pick up a RB until maybe the 5th round (depending on what they know about Foster)
    QB
    OT
    LB
    A bigger cover guy

    Really there will be so many serviceable FA's and undrafted RB's around.

    Maybe you could get De'Anthony Thomas as you speed/change of pace back and use him in the kicking game
     
  20. Two Sandwiches

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    I like what I saw of Seastrunk. Mocks I've seen lately have him in the third round. I agree, though, that we could easily wait until the fourth or fifth round at least.
     

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