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Declaring For The 2013 NFL Draft

Discussion in 'College Football' started by ScriptOhio, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. BigWoof31

    BigWoof31 Barking up the wrong tree...

    Baccari Rambo is a senior
  2. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Retired Super Hero

    from the D-Line alone, we are officially losing the following underclassmen and graduating seniors:

    Lavar Edwards
    Josh Downs
    Chancey Aghayere
  3. zincfinger

    zincfinger Gert Frobe-approved

    If I'm understanding that correctly, that $600K figure is less than I would have thought, and I'm not sure it supports the author's conclusion (that far fewer underclassmen should declare for the draft). If you make an NFL roster for just a single year (which I would imagine most early draft enrollees do), I'd imagine you stand a pretty good chance of making up the financial value, stated above, of a college degree. Particularly if that figure required inflation adjustment.
  4. DiamondBuck

    DiamondBuck Football is 100% physical, 100% mental.

    I am curious how the author arrived at the $600k figure. In the case where the author assumes equal NFL success for an individual regardless of when he enters the draft, the analysis is staight-forward and may well be $600k. What's not clear is how the risk of injury and other factors like year-to-year draft positioning come into play.
  5. BigWoof31

    BigWoof31 Barking up the wrong tree...

  6. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Retired Super Hero

    does he know he can get paid to not win a title if he left rather than stick around and do it for free.
  7. starBUCKS

    starBUCKS BPCFFB League #2 League Champion 2008 & 2010

    Bruce Feldman ‏@BFeldmanCBS
  8. MONTbigBuck

    MONTbigBuck Sophmore

    But the bowl game announcers said that your roster is absolutely loaded with young talent, and that LSU would be right back in the top five next year. I doubt that you'll miss any of those players, because the media is never wrong.:wink2:
  9. alexhortdog95

    alexhortdog95 Melvin Gordon has stolen our souls...

    Guess that beatdown that Louisville gave em hurt worse than we'd ever imagine.
  10. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Retired Super Hero

    we have a lot of young talent.
    and we probably will start the season highly ranked.

    how that young talent actually performs on the field is yet to be seen though.

    the only 2 Dlinemen we are returning with any experience have played well when given the chance.
    but they have played sparingly the last couple years.

    outside of Minter, none of our LB did anything really noteworthy.

    and now in the Secondary, we return the 2 Jalens who did OK for freshmen this year, but were a noticeable step down from previous years.
    Loston is coming back as well, but he's always been a feast or famine at Safety for us.
  11. MONTbigBuck

    MONTbigBuck Sophmore

    Just to clarify Nutria, I was just taking a shot at the media more than anything. LSU has been top notch on D for at least a decade. I have no doubt that they will reload. At the same time, any D that looses arguably its 3 biggest talents-playmakers in Minter, Montgomery, and Mingo could struggle to get back to the same level in one year. If you are looking at making a national championship run as a fan I think it would seem to be easier if those guys all came back. I just thought it sounded stupid when watching the Clemson game, and the announcer said he had seen a few practices, and even if Mingo and Monty went pro they would be just as good. I don't know anything about the young pass-rushers you have coming up. As a guy that hopes you are capable enough to stem the evil Bama empire each year, I hope you do reload.
  12. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

  13. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    stowfan likes this.
  14. Nutriaitch

    Nutriaitch Retired Super Hero

    every freaking one of these guys except Faulk has officially announced they leaving.
  15. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 Urban Renewal Project

    That hurts Nutria. I don't know if any team can rebound immediately from that. You certainly have to hope the schedule is weak on the front end.

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