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DE Vernon Gholston (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Alumni' started by bukIpower, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    I loved Vernon in college... but until he figures out that a bull rush will not work in the NFL he's in a steep uphill climb.. he does not use his hands... he does not attempt moves/spins/different techniques.. he's one dimensional...

    But the play in which he bull rushed the lineman on his way to crush Henne is a classic and all-time college highlight

    [ame=""]Vernon Gholston destroys Chad Henne - YouTube[/ame]
  2. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator
  3. OhioState001

    OhioState001 Tressel Loyalist

    Another opportunity
  4. 3074326

    3074326 Tulsa is the worst city

    They're pretty thin at DE, so if he shows an ounce of ability he should see the field. Unfortunately, based on his NFL career so far, I think this is just an emergency move to have warm bodies to fill the roster. :(

    Prove me and everyone else wrong, Vern!
  5. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 Kyle Young man crush. Not ashamed

    Interesting that he and Chris Long could end up on the same defensive line.

    If he has his hand down and gets to attack, he can be effective. If he has to read and react, he's not. Pretty simple.
  6. billmac91

    billmac91 Senior

    I generally agree. I thought he would of taken advantage of his opportunity in Chicago though. Lovie Smith gave him a shot and didn't think he was physical enough.

    Kid was so good at OSU and just's odd he hasn't been able to at least be a third down specialist off the edge in the NFL. I still have memories of him abusing Jake Long.
  7. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator
  8. SEREbuckeye

    SEREbuckeye "The bag or the bat, Bob?"

    A guy blessed by the football god's with an amazing defensive body. He just isn't an NFL player at the end of the day.

    Hopefully he stacked is money right from the first round draft.
  9. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

  10. Herb Kirkstreit

    Herb Kirkstreit He / him / I like to motorboat boobs

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