It basically tells how Kyle Williams NT of the Bills has been mentoring him on 3-4 technique. That's a really good start but it's the lack of arm strength and a poor combine that doesn't sit well with me, was he the product of the people around him or is he the real deal?
It also mentions how he bulked up from 250 and now weighs 320, which seems like its all fat wrong kind of bulking up. He is a redshirt sophmore though.
I want you to think about this one... What do you think of a Zack Brown at ILB? I saw an article somewhere stating that he can play any LB spot and could in fact play ILB in a 3-4.... Kid is a tremendous athelete and has to speed to cover any TE in the league.... Kind of interesting... how about at #24 if he is the BPA?
Zach Brown is actually a pretty intriguing prospect. ILB is not his primary position, but he can play every position and the kid is FAST!! He's 244 right now and having him in the middle with Timmons would be great. Also, Tomlin likes guys who are position flexible for depth and injury purposes so he may be a guy the Steelers are targeting. That being said, i think they grab Hightower if he's there. He is a pure ILB and a vocal leader on offense which the Steelers badly need.
The Steelers are clearly getting their roster younger and today has been a sad day as we watch many of the big name players of the past decade get cut as cap casualties. James Farrior seems to be the biggest player that we cut that has almost no great replacement. Foote will work this year, but he is older as well. This is why I think Hightower is the guy. He is an awesome player and I am obscenely high on him as the first.
I dont think Luke gets past Philly... They need LB help in a big way. But If he did and we had to decide between Luke and HighTower.. It would be a good problem to have.. And I'd lean toward Hightower... my opinion
Lyman, good point try running on Cleaveland w/ Taylor and Poe. In the middle. Cleveland also needs a QB badly, forget Brittle Bambi. Browns have terrible luck drafting QB's starting with Couch, Quinn...
Zachary Brown @ 24 nice option!
Burgh thanks for posting that the Pro days have started, I also want to inform everyone that I have started a Pro Day thread and found out that the Steelers put Brooks through his positional drills themselves.