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    Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Two guys that are playing way ahead of what I expected out of them this year are Willie Scott and Deon Broomfield.

    I've seen them both make plays that made me think, wow, where did this kid come from?

    A lot can be said about how our team is being built. We don't rely so heavily on first year starters and juco transfers as much any more. We're building boys!

    Who are two players that are surprising you?


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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Chris Young and Sam Richardson.

    I would say Givens, but I was expecting that position to do better this year than last. Although it has surprised me a bit with how much better it is. This Dbacks coach needs to stay here as long as possible.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Jacques Washington and Chris Young


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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Maybe not surprises, but 2 people that have had some of the biggest impact are McDonough and Washington. They are playing lights out so far this year. Jansen Watson has also been playing great after a good spring/summer.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Givens and Sam Richardson. Givens is a stud and Richardson has gotten a lot more playing time than I thought he would. Great to see a backup CB play as well as he has.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    Givens and Sam Richardson. Givens is a stud and Richardson has gotten a lot more playing time than I thought he would. Great to see a backup CB play as well as he has.
    I could not be happier with how our defensive backfield is looking. That unit is going to be strong for years to come.

    McDonough is also a player who was expected to be a focal point of his unit, but he has surpassed my expectations and has been fantastic.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    McDonough and Young.


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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Chris Young and Sam Richardson.

    I would say Givens, but I was expecting that position to do better this year than last. Although it has surprised me a bit with how much better it is. This Dbacks coach needs to stay here as long as possible.
    I have a feeling that his production might drop off with the QB change. JB went to Lenz a lot last year and obviously was his favorite target on Saturday.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Jansen Watson is a clear number 1 for me. The 2nd is tougher...it'd probably be between Brun and Lenz, believe it or not. Lenz surprised the heck out of me last week when he beat TCU deep twice.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Two guys that are playing way ahead of what I expected out of them this year are Willie Scott and Deon Broomfield.

    I've seen them both make plays that made me think, wow, where did this kid come from?

    A lot can be said about how our team is being built. We don't rely so heavily on first year starters and juco transfers as much any more. We're building boys!


    Who are two players that are surprising you?
    Umm...I think you spoke too soon. Wait 'til next season. Not least, 'cause CPR is recuiting several JC players to bring in to compete. Probably the last time he'll do so, though.

    Young is the one who has surprised me. Mostly because the coaches forecast the others through Spring ball.


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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    McDonough and Watsen. Washington wasn't a surprise at all for me I knew he was pretty legit.




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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    McDonough's been better than advertised. And I know it's a very small sample size, but Jared Barnett looked like a much improved QB last week.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    Jansen Watson and Ernst Brun



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    There are a ton, but the first two that came to mind are Broomfield and George. Both have seemed like veterans in the line up from the word go.



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    Re: Pick 2 players that have surprised you the most this year

    McDonough and Givens. Was pretty scared about our line and secondary, but these guys have stepped up.



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