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    2011 Combine TE position...

    How is it Franklin didnt get invited to this mess....

    I mean seriously, considering of the 14 guys that ran on saturday, 8 of them timed in at 4.7 or high and 4 of which timed in at 4.9 or higher including Iowa's Reisner who many say hurt his stock with his performance.

    Collin Franklin has all the tools, especially for what NFL tight ends should look like ala Dallas Clark.

    Stable blocker in a running scheme.
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    I mean watching the combine almost every guy that came out i looked at and thought Franklin was better or equal to 95% of them....

    Anyone know why he didnt get a shot at the combine? Even combine analysts were saying how this was a depleted position in this years draft....then for nothing else but to keep numbers up invite someone who was worthy....

    Gonna be sweet seeing Franklin get drafted even though he wasnt invited to the combine...Good Luck Collin, you've been a great Cyclone, wish we had your twin coming in for 4 years!!!!



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Franklin should end upon a team. He is an excellent player.


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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    does anyone know if he wanted to go pro? not everyone that plays college football wants to go pro..thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    does anyone know if he wanted to go pro? not everyone that plays college football wants to go pro..thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does
    Please tell me you are joking with this statement.


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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    does anyone know if he wanted to go pro? not everyone that plays college football wants to go pro..thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does
    Wow.....



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    does anyone know if he wanted to go pro? not everyone that plays college football wants to go pro..thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does
    please remove the h8r part of your name, and move to the east side of the state. also please tell me you are not being educated in ames.



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    I'm hoping that Franklin ends up being a surprise, and that the Packers get him... (Not that they need him).



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by BKLYNCyclone View Post
    I'm hoping that Franklin ends up being a surprise, and that the Packers get him... (Not that they need him).
    I hate the packers, BUT, would be nice to see him on a team in the midwest to keep an eye on him.



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by KMAC_ATTACK View Post
    How is it Franklin didnt get invited to this mess....

    I mean seriously, considering of the 14 guys that ran on saturday, 8 of them timed in at 4.7 or high and 4 of which timed in at 4.9 or higher including Iowa's Reisner who many say hurt his stock with his performance.
    I doubt Collin would have exactly set the world on fire with his numbers either because it seems like some of his best attributes are things you don't test. He may have benefitted by not being invited.



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    does anyone know if he wanted to go pro? not everyone that plays college football wants to go pro..thats probably part of why ISU sends fewer players to the draft than Iowa does
    WTF, that is the worst statement I have ever read on this site. Colin Franklin will be the best or one of the best TEs in this draft.



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I doubt Collin would have exactly set the world on fire with his numbers either because it seems like some of his best attributes are things you don't test. He may have benefitted by not being invited.
    I don't know, I think he could have ran faster than a 4.9



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    I doubt Collin would have exactly set the world on fire with his numbers either because it seems like some of his best attributes are things you don't test. He may have benefitted by not being invited.
    I agree. Franklin is a football player not an athlete.

    It would have been good for him to be measured though. He's got nice size, but they can do that at the pro day.



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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    The Packers are so stacked they may not draft anyone this year.


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    Re: 2011 Combine TE position...

    Ya, but "what ya bench?" could be important too. Heard the Iowa TE only got 14 reps in? How strong is Franklin?



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