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+70 Rule

[Note by VanRam, 04/23/11 8:26 PM EDT ] Promoted for your reading pleasure...

Gil Brandt, the godfather of modern day scouting and drafting once said that he would add the raw totals of a players bench press, broad jump and vertical jump to measure their explosiveness. He went on to say that any number over 70 (example: 30 reps on the bench, vertical of 30 and 10 foot broad jump)  indicates a player is explosive and this is important in the battle in the trenches or moving people back. Football is a game of 11 one-on-one battles and if can have just a momentary edge due to that explosiveness that could be a difference maker. With that said here are this years members of the +70 club and their projected rounds they will be picked.

1st Round- DLineman: Ryan Kerrigan, JJ Watt (actually had the highest score), Justin Houston. DB: Jimmy Smith

1st-2nd Round- DLineman: Marvin Austin

2nd Round- DL Allen Bailey, G Marcus Cannon, WR: Torrey Smith and Jonathan Baldwin.

2nd-3rd Round- DL Chris Carter

2nd-4th Round- DL Drake Nevis, WR Greg Little

3rd-4th Round- DB Marcus Gilchrist, TE: Jordan Cameron and Virgil Green, RB: Shane Vereen, Jordan Todman and Delon Carter

4th-6th Round- RB Jamie Harper, OLineman: Kristopher O'Dowd and Chris Hairston, OLB/DE: Bruce Miller and Cheto Ozougwu, LB Russ Homan, DB Da'Norris Searcy

5th-7th Round-FB Anthony Sherman, LB Mark Herzlick

6th Round-Undrafted Free Agent- DL D'Aundre Reed, DB David Sims

Traditionally these type of players make rosters. The guys selected in the top rounds can be stars but the takeaway (at least for me) is that you can get really good value from the 4th round on. 

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