Welcome to the team - Damon Arnette

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  1. Langlier

    Langlier Settle Down... RIP Willie

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    Strong cover corner. Had some very large character concerns last year but improved that and his coverage skills immensely his senior year.
     
  2. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    SUMMARY: A three-year starter at Ohio State, Arnette lined up at right cornerback in former defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley’s NFL press-man scheme, seeing extensive reps on an island in Cover 1. Although he wanted to leave for the NFL after his junior season, he returned as a senior and became one of the most improved seniors in the country in 2019

    (Safety Jordan Fuller: “He’s just a different guy…his whole approach to everything he does has changed.”). While he cleaned up the panic plays that plagued him as an underclassmen, Arnette aggressively rides receivers in coverage and still has room to improve his downfield discipline and ball skills.

    As an athlete, he shows terrific reaction quickness and enough speed to stay on top of receivers vertically. Overall, Arnette is a charged-up run defender and boasts the athletic traits to stay hip to hip with receivers at all depths of the field, projecting as a man-to-man NFL starter if his reported maturation checks out.
     
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  3. london raider 2

    london raider 2 Well-Known Member

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    Thought we didn't draft players with character concerns anymore ?
     
  4. 007

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    A 4.56 corner with 30 inch t-rex arms.

    Two rounds early.
     
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  5. Langlier

    Langlier Settle Down... RIP Willie

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    if he was drafted last year - there were MAJOR char concerns. he cleaned up a lot his senior year.
     
  6. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    Arnette is one of the best tackling corners in this class and offers inside-outside versatility. He rubbed some the wrong way due to character concerns, but ability wasn’t the issue. The Ohio State corner pipeline to the NFL continues.
     
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  7. boknowsvt

    boknowsvt A Noble Spirit Embiggens The Smallest Man

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    I don’t care how much money he makes, I wouldn’t want to be this guy. He’s instantly become the most hated player on the team.
     
  8. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    “To say there are a lot of corners in the country better than Damon Arnette — I’d love to see them,” Buckeyes coach Ryan Day said. “Talk about competitiveness, versatility and just toughness the way he played all season. I’d want him on my team.”

    Arnette played last season with a cast on his right wrist. If not for that impediment, he likely would have had more than one interception.
     
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  9. Raidervinny

    Raidervinny Prodigal Member

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    My new most hated player. Our defensive DHB. Just a fuckin worthless pick. We took a backup CB (at fucking best) with the 19th pick.
     
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  10. Raidervinny

    Raidervinny Prodigal Member

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    You don't take players with MAJOR character concerns in the 1st round. Just fucking dumb.
     
  11. boknowsvt

    boknowsvt A Noble Spirit Embiggens The Smallest Man

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    Carr and Ferrell just breathed a huge sigh of relief. They have someone to take the fans heat.
     
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  12. Raidervinny

    Raidervinny Prodigal Member

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    Just can't make this shit up. We just added a slow handsy CB with shitty ball skills.
     
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  13. 007

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    Oh shit his college coach likes him? What a fuckin shocker.

    I wonder if Saban says Ruggs is awesome?
     
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  14. Dummy McIdiot

    Dummy McIdiot Nincompoop

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    No sugarcoating some asshole that had to be talked into returning for his final season. We got a certified pile of shit at 19.
     
  15. 007

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    Hopefully Mayock proves us all wrong.

    History says this forum comes out looking correct more often than not.

    Not a very smooth day one.
     
  16. Dummy McIdiot

    Dummy McIdiot Nincompoop

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    Just trade down Mayock youhave no business picking in the first round bitch
     
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  17. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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  18. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    He didn’t give up more than 1 TD in a season at OSU. Allowed the lowest passer rating in single coverage out of all corners in the draft.
     
  19. 007

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    We kinda overrated our pair of TV personalities turned NFL team leaders.
     
  20. Nobodyinparticular

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    Nah. Not DHB. This is secondary Ferrell. This is new regime DJ Hayden. This is Paul McQuiston again.

    DHB at least had the measurables. He was a HWS guy.

    Arnette? Fuck that.
     
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