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Vontaze Burfict Bombs His Pro Day, Too

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

Vontaze Burfict bombs his Pro Day, too

Posted by Evan Silva on March 16, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT

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Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict bombed the Combine. His interviews were described as disastrous, and his forty time and jumps were pathetic compared to the rest of the linebackers invited to Indianapolis.

So Burfict surely prepared and rebounded at his Pro Day, right?

Wrong.

According to SI.com draft analyst Tony Pauline, Burfict was “not good in position drills” at the Sun Devils’ Friday workout, and Pauline acknowledged that he’s “watering that down.” One scout told Pauline he “actually felt bad for [Burfict].”

Burfict managed only 16 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. With poor measurables and game tape, and suspect on- and off-the-field character, Burfict may struggle to be drafted at all in April.
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Posted 16 March 2012 - 09:01 PM

As Parcells says,the NFL are not for the well adjusted.
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Posted 16 March 2012 - 09:13 PM

how the mighty have fallen
Get it done MT
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:31 AM

He won't be drafted, can't see any team making the plunge.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 11:58 AM

I don't see him getting drafted now either, but will not be surprised to see him in someones camp. The man can play ball.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 12:39 PM

View PostDisplacednewyorker, on 17 March 2012 - 12:58 PM, said:

I don't see him getting drafted now either, but will not be surprised to see him in someones camp. The man can play ball.


He'll be invited, and I wouldn't be surprised to see him make a team possibly.

But to be drafted now is a stretch like you said.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 01:00 PM

We have multiple 6 and 7th rounders. I wouldn't mind kicking his tires.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 04:10 PM

He's clearly lazy, probably doesn't take working out and diet serious. Huge red flags. Someone will take a shot on him but that is pathetic from a high end prospect. Or what was perceived to be anyways.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:34 PM

I haven't seen a lot of him, but from what I have seen he goes for the big hit at the risk of missing completely. He lowers his head way too much as well. thats a risk at penalties and suspensions. And if he is as lazy as he seems form his combine and pro day reports, might be part of the reason why his team started 6-0 this season but ended 6-6.


I'll pass. Way too much risk here and I can't stand lazy players.
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Posted 17 March 2012 - 09:38 PM

Now that I think about if for a second though, he sounds like the PERFECT candidate for the Raiders' 2nd round selection. :tease:
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