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2011 NFL Draft: Round 3, Pick 32, Overall 96 - Alex Green, RB, Hawaii

Discussion in '2011 Draft Archive' started by Wood Chipper, Apr 29, 2011.

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    Alex Green out of Hawaii
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK0VmrZIGSI"]YouTube - Alex Green - The Draft's Top Big RB[/ame]

    Strengths-Has excellent size and frame. Runs hard with excellent balance. Shows quick feet and hits the hole with authority. Is an excellent pass catcher. Has the burst to get to the corner and shows good change of direction skills. Almost always falls forward for extra yardage. Good ball security in traffic. Is not afraid to lower his shoulder.

    Weaknesses-Seems to have trouble creating his own yards. Questionable vision and instincts. Dances a little too much from time to time. Average speed. Is not a great open field runner. Needs to do a better job getting his pad level down. Is a poor blocker and will need to totally rework this aspect of his game.

    NFR Draft Analysis-Green benefited from playing in the spread attack at Hawaii. When he ran the ball there was usually plenty of room to roam. He caught some eye’s at the East-West Shrine week and again at the Combine. Green should develop into a good 3rd down back as soon as he gets his blocking game down. He should come off the board in the late 4th round of the 2011 NFL draft.

    NFL Comparison-Mewelde Moore

    Stats Overview Rushing Receiving Fumbles
    YEAR ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
    2009 86 453 5.3 44 2 11 98 8.9 32 1 0 0
    2010 146 1199 8.2 71 18 27 363 13.4 66 1 0 0

    2010 (Senior): Named honorable mention All-American by SI.com…also selected second-team all-WAC…rushed for 1,199 yards and 18 touchdowns…became the first UH running back to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark since 1992 and his total is the second highest single-season mark in school history…rushing touchdown total tied the school’s single-season record…school-record 327 yards on 19 carries and three scores in win at New Mexico State (Nov. 27), breaking a 60-year old record…after that performance, earned WAC Player of the Week honors and Capital One Impact Performer of the Week…rushed for 172 yards on 14 carries and four TDs in win at Utah State (Oct. 23)…also named WAC Player of the Week following that performance…rushed for 96 yards and three scores at Fresno State (Oct. 9)…ran for 107 yards at Boise State (Nov. 6) and 136 yards against UNLV (Dec. 4)…rushed for 100-yards or more four times.

    2009 (Junior): Played in all 13 games at running back…rushed for 453 yards and two touchdowns…was the team’s second leading rusher…caught 11 receptions for 98 yards and one score…returned one kickoff for 17 yards…rushed for a career-high 110 yards on 10 carries against Utah State (Nov. 7)…had 81 rushing yards on career-high 14 carries at San Jose State (Nov. 21)…busted loose on 44-yard TD scamper against Washington State (Sept. 12)…career-long 32-yard reception against Wisconsin (Dec. 5).

    Prior To UH: Attended Butte Community College in Oroville, Calif., for two seasons…helped lead team to the 2008 national championship after a perfect 12-0 record…team claimed California Community College Athletic Association championship and NorCal Conference title…led the team in rushing with 1,037 yards and 14 touchdowns during the regular season…also scored two receiving touchdowns…rushed for 119 yards on 27 carries in national championship game against Mt. San Antonio…a first-team all-league and all-region running back…team’s second-leading rusher as a freshman with 519 yards and three touchdowns…named bowl MVP in both freshman and sophomore seasons…teammate of current UH defensive back Lametrius Davis.

    http://thenationalfootballreport.com/2011/04/19/2011-nfl-draft-profile-alex-green/
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    something defensive or another o-line is perfect. we dont need a qb, wr, rb, or a te
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    OLB or ILB depending on who is left.
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    Tomorrow I would like to see a kicker taken
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    Sorry, I just sneezed....
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    Also think they will grab a FB very late or as a FA.
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    I also wouldn't mind another O-lineman. I still think we could do with more protection.Look to the Lions, Stafford is gonna get munched again quite possibly by our own D.
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    I want Drake Nevis, a DE/DT from LSU. Would make a great 5-technique in our system.
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    maybe with the last pick.
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    Ted hasn't made a move yet. I bet his trigger finger gets itchy this round and he does something, whether it be up or down.
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    Nah. Dont we get a comp pick in the 4th round and another comp pick later on?
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    Oooookkkkaaaaayyyy.

    Trust in Ted. That's all.

    (Never heard of him)
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    all i know is hawaii is all offense
    apparently is a good return man :)
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    Brandon Jackson just got replaced.

    McShay raving about his catching ability.
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    Mike Maylock said best pass catching RB in the draft

    He also said rich get richer..

    Meaning Packers have done very well in the draft
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    look at highlights in opening post
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    For me, this is the first questionable pick. Why do we need a runningback? Don't we already have two good ones in Starks and Grant?
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    i was hoping we would get a RB sometime in the draft. i know it is not the top priority but i think its still a good pick
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    TT knows something we dont.
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    Just watched some highlight reels. This guy is the anti-BJax. He's a pure vertical runner who has great vision and no hesitation hitting a whole when one opens in front of him. (Then again, BJax rarely had any holes open up, haha)
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    Grant and Starks will split carries, Green will be the 3rd down back, Brandon Jackson will be playing football in a different city.
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    Yeah, I guess, I mean it never hurts to have depth.

    Though, I personally thought that OLB was more of a concern, and RB was something reserved for the 4th round.

    Well, we have Sherrod, so we won't have to worry about holes not opening up.
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    grant will be gone next year (FA) unless starks or green flop big time.
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    I really don't like this pick. Think it's a reach.
    That being said, what do I know?

    TT attended his pro day, and the guy averaged 8.2 YPC

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