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    This was a post on another forum that I frequent and felt it was an outstanding view of how many fans feel about kneeling / sitting during our National Anthem and before our Flag that represents the men and women who have fought bled and often times died to protect our rights to protest among others ...



    Why is it that the players can protest anything they want about anything they want, but someone posting his displeasure about players protesting on a Steelers message board is being attacked for taking a stand?



    The ultimate protest is for the people that pay for the whole fucking NFL experience to walk away from the game and voice their anger about the direction the game has been taking from a political standpoint.



    To those of you who believe the players have the right to protest, how many among us that aren't self-employed are allowed to conduct a political protest of any kind when working for someone else? These guys have microphones shoved in their faces constantly. They can

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    by Military Law AV was and is required to stand at attention for the Anthem and Flag if the team can not support him then they will just have to get over themselves ....... James Harrison and Mike Tomlin included


    As a Three tour of duty US Army Ranger ( and reservist ) the big left Tackle had more on his mind than what a group of men who never defended anything other than a blade of grass had to say and I applaud him for it even if only done through obligation ( conjecture )


    Troops learn during basic training and officer training — their first introduction to the military — about saluting when the anthem is played and the flag is raised. The ritual is referred to as the "call to colors." Military rules obligate servicemen and women to salute when they hear the anthem if they are in uniform. Those who happen to be in an area where the flag is being raised must salute the flag. If they don't see the flag around them, they're expected to stop and salute in the

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    Q) What schools recruited you out of HS ?


    A)I was getting recruited by Tennessee,Kentucky,Alabama,Louisville,Memphis,uab,southern miss, plenty more that's just to name a few.




    Q) tell us a bit about the journey that landed you at Alabama State


    A) Well I went to southern miss first out of high school,I transferd to Alabama state beachside of family sickness dealing with my mom



    Q) What is your playing weight and do you think that needs to change once at the NFL level ?


    A) My playing weight is 355 when I get to the NFL it will all depend on what the coaches will like for me to be at.



    Q) Watching your tape several things jump off the screen size , agility , power and for a big man some speed ... what sort of training do you do to keep the speed at your size ?


    A) Different training I do for to keep my speed fluke this for a big guy is the 15 minute treadmill work out I got from one of my coaches.



    Q) I am a fan and watch a lot of film , when doing so I use comparisons to

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    James Williamson SS/FS/CB Wesley College via Cal U PA




    6'0 190 lbs
    40: 4.41 (Morgan State Pro Day Hand Time)
    4.43(2016 BSN Hand Time)
    4.48 (BSN National Scouting Combine 2016 Laser)
    225: 13 times(Morgan State Pro Day)
    Max: Bench Press: 315 Squat:430 Deadlift:525 Clean:265
    Vertical: 36 inches (Morgan State Pro Day)
    Shuttle: 4.3




    Q) What schools recruited you out of HS James ?


    A) Coming out of high school I had a lot of interest due to combines and regional camps I
    attended but academics was an issue. I didn't qualify for the NCAA Clearinghouse with my SAT
    scores before National Signing day so everyone moved on from me. The teams that were high
    interest and on my list in order were Old Dominion,Towson,Buffalo,Rhode Island,JMU and
    WVU. I had a visit to WVU and enjoyed it and loved their fans but at that moment they wanted
    me to be a DB and be a Walk-On, I wasn't interested in that at all because I wanted a
    scholarship and be a WR. But if I knew I would be a DB back then I would've

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    Kalan Reed CB Southern Miss
    5'11 -192
    4.38-40 - 41.5 vertical both recorded at his pro day
    Southern Miss record with 19 passes defended in 2015







    Scouts raved about his explosiveness and overall physical ability but not many in the draft world are giving him much due respect .


    I believe this is one of many cases where there is a disconnect in what teams are seeing and what the so called " experts" are not .


    Today we are going to try and bridge the gap a little bit from the two perspectives and let you learn a little more about the prospect.


    Here is what I have learned about the man prior to this interview .



    He has the speed and quick twitch you look for
    He is a willing tackler and will stick his head in there to aid you in run defense
    He is big enough to play outside , size may not be ideal but it's close enough and when you couple that with his vertical he is plenty long enough
    He will challenge the catch point of the ball in the air and not just cover the man
    He has good change

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    Domonique Wyatt OG / OC


    Oklahoma Panhandle State University








    Q) what are your true measurements , I hate using team sites because they are often unreliable



    A) 6'2 329lbs





    Q) What major programs recruited you coming out of High School ?



    A) Some people may not know I only played 1 year of High School Football which was my senior year.
    I did pretty good as was decently recruited. I was offered a scholarship from 2 D1 programs; Arkansas State &
    University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. I also was being offered a preferred walk on spot by the Razorbacks, University of Arkansas.
    I was also being recruited by ULM, Louisiana Tech, Southeast Missouri and UCA.
    I also had a bunch of D2 offers and talked with some Juco schools as well.
    Coming out of high school and only playing 1 year of football
    I didn't have the confidence and trust in my abilities to play major D1 football and really didn't know what a Juco was
    so I went with D2 Oklahoma Panhandle State University. I chose them

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    Jamel Major CB
    Oklahoma Panhandle Football
    5'9" 175



    Welcome everyone sit back and relax and lets learn a few things about this young corner Jamel Major from Oklahoma Panhandle State



    First things first size is always a factor at the next level and Jamel has a slight disadvantage in that department coming in at 5'9 -175 however
    he will not be an outside Corner at the next level he will be a slot cover man who excels in the short to intermediate area with quickness and ball skills
    and he has both of those covered in spades .



    When you plug in the tape one of the first things I took note of is how fluid his movement is ,
    turns on a dime without losing much if any speed and his head is always on a swivel taking note of his surroundings.
    Jamel always knows where the ball is !
    You just can't teach those things




    So Lets get down to business and see what else we can uncover about this prospect that we may have not already known .



    Thank you Jamel for taking the time out of your busy

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    Jonte TrainWreck Berry OG-OT
    Northwestern Oklahoma University
    6'5"-320 pounds of Nasty


    Many will ask who is this kid and where is Northwestern Oklahoma University ..
    after reading this description and interview if you still question why I took the time to do this
    interview view the tape attached at the bottom and all your questions should then be answered !


    Talent can be found at every level of college football and sometimes you will be amazed at just how much talent is actually out there you have never heard of .
    Today will be one of those days !


    This young man is very talented and plays with a mean streak in him and for me that is an important aspect to your game when
    you're playing in the trenches because it can get ugly and this man is built for the task .


    You can teach technique , you can teach scheme but you can not teach physicality or desire and he has the latter two in spades !


    Many think " nasty" is going to get you thug mentality but that is not the case here ,
    we have a

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    Juquelle Thompson WR Ft Lewis College
    58 catches 815 yards and 12 TDs


    Q) Juquelle what are your true measurable's , I hate using team sites as they are generally off


    A) 6’0, 185 lbs 4.39 40 time 225: 10 reps



    Q) We Have a mutual friend in Arthur Ray Jr. What have you learned form him during your time together at FLC ?


    A) Playing at the D2 level can be a blessing in disguise if you take the game seriously and you trust the process. Art came back from an injury at the same time I got my first start @ FLC against #2 CSU Pueblo and before the game we had a heart to heart talking about how its my time to shine and show people what i can do as a ball player and to take advantage of every snap. he and i both were going up against NFL prospects at the time in Darus Allen (DE) and C.J. Roberts (CB) and we knew that was going to be our toughest challenge throughout the whole year. Knowing what we needed to do leading up to the game and for the rest of the season Art and myself would

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    Welcome to Jarrid Williams LB Wagner College


    6'1 -235 lbs of lightning in a bottle


    MVP at the FCS Bowl




    Q) Jarrid what are your true measurable's , I hate using team sites as they are generally off


    A) 6'1 232LBS




    Q) Looking at the tape , you move really well and seem to always find the football, what do you do you believe your 40 time would be ?


    A) I'm training really hard right now to unlock my hips. I believe that I will run a low 4.6 high4.5.





    Q) What scheme do you feel best fits you at the next level and why ( 4-3 or 3-4 )?


    A) I think I'm versatile enough to play and make an impact at both a 4-3 or 3-4. Ideally a weak-side4-3 OLB will be my best fit. Gives me the ability to be the designated play maker, taking advantage of my speed to rush the passer and cover receivers, while playing sideline to sideline.





    Q) What programs recruited you coming out of High School ?


    A) I was a high school QB so I didn’t have many offers. Wagner College offered me to play

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