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Vuna Tuihalamaka visiting Packers

Discussion in '2010 Draft Archive' started by NYPacker, Apr 13, 2010.

  1. NYPacker

    NYPacker Cheesehead

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    Source: Vuna Tuihalamaka visiting Packers, Seahawks next - NFL - Yahoo! Sports

    University of Arizona LB who is jumping up a lot of draft boards. Doesn't look too bad, has good awareness and hustle. His pursuit angles are AMAZING and he's always there to make the tackle. Picture a LB version of Troy Polamalu. He isn't really asked to rush the passer a whole lot but the potential is there.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nefeyOGmNQ]YouTube - Arizona LB Vuna Tuihalamaka Highlight Reel[/ame]
     
  2. PackAttackUK

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    He seems to have great instincts, and his awareness is awesome
     
  3. PackersRS

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    Don't like it. Can't pronounce it.
     
  4. Jess

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    Hell of a name. Reminds me of Vai Sikahema every time I look at it.
     
  5. 3irty1

    3irty1 Fear the Dreads!

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    its pronounced Vooooo-na Tuuuuuna-maker
     
  6. Jess

    Jess Movement!

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    I hope he's good, simply so the fans can yell VUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNAAAAAAAA! every time he makes a tackle.
     
  7. Cincinnati Cheesehead

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    I liked what I saw. I think it looks like serious potential. Would not be mad if we took him in the right spot.
     
  8. packers020802

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    You'll like it if he has a rookie year like Clay...

    I bet u will learn how to say it real fast! haha

    anymore B. Westbrook talk?
     
  9. PackersRS

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    I don't know why, but I see A.J. Hawk in him...
     
  10. Pat4DaPack

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    why rd would we pick him in?
     
  11. longtimefan

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    I think the ones they have in never get signed???
     
  12. PackersRS

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    Isn't Obiozor, an undrafted guy, signed?

    Actually, wasn't Obiozor a really raw guy that the Packers were realy into? I'll be keeping an eye on Pat Lee, him and Bishop in this preseason...
     
  13. MelrosE

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    I've watched him play a few times, very good nack for the ball. I wouldn't mind picking him up in the 3rd rd. But would he be too small for an OLB? we've already got a lot of depth at MLB.
     
  14. Spanish Rose

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    i actually dont see aj hawk at all.. he reminds me much more of barnett actually... i would LOVE this guy.. what round is he slated to go.. seems like a very good prospect..he seems much quicker to the ball than hawk and looks much better in space than hawk also
     
  15. NYPacker

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    I agree , he takes better pursuit angles than Hawk and is always aware of where the ball carrier is. He is slated to go in the 5th round butteams like the falcons or seahwaks are willing to take him earlier in the 3rd or 4th.
     
  16. Mack_20

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    He looks like a real good talent. Has a nose for the football. I don't see AJ in him either, I agree with more of a Barnett type, which is good.
     
  17. PackersRS

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    You guys are forgoting how good Hawk was in college...
     
  18. NYPacker

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    Ahh I kew you were talking about the old AJ Hawk... He graduated and never came back remember?
     
  19. claybillings

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    This guy looks like a real find to me. Some things I instantly noticed watching that video.

    1. This guy FLIES around the football field. His burst is incredible, you just can't teach that.
    2. His awareness is top notch, he always knows where the ball/ball carrier is and he has a great feel for where his help is.
    3. His coverage skills look better than any current linebacker we have on our roster. He has the ability to fly down the seam with a TE or to flash in front of a curl route, I love it.
    4. Finally and most importantly, he does all of these things with GAP DISCIPLINE, something we have lacked at times (although last year we got much better because of Dom Capers).

    I'd take him in the 4th for sure.
     
  20. Ghost of Billy Mays

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    Spot on Mr. Billings, this guy looks like a bonafide baller. If he's projected to go in the 4th round, I would be alright hearing his name in the 3rd round, from what I've seen in video. Prior to tonight I've never heard of him, but he looks and plays the part on TV, IMO.
     
  21. olwig420

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    Proof that this draft is a very deep one and we will hopefully be able to sniff out talent into the later rounds.
     
  22. TheGiftedApe

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    glad someone made a post about this guy, he's gonna be a star one day. He's the best player on that arizona defense.
     
  23. PackAttackUK

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    The more I watch this video, the more we need to draft this guy!!
     

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