Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 107,200, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JP4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Sommerset
    Posts
    7,107
    Points
    107,200
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 963
    Given: 368

    Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    I remember there was some discussion here when we played Army (2009?) whether or not the guy would have a shot in the NFL.
    Looks like after a great military career he does:
    http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/ne...6-5a8740dfd6a9



  2. #2
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 278,640, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 71.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    18,772
    Points
    278,640
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,643
    Given: 1,205

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Has to be him. I remember he was the first thing my wife noticed when we saw that game. He was a monster compared to all of his teammates.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 42,251, Level: 63
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 699
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    4,677
    Points
    42,251
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 390
    Given: 529

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    I remember that they run the same f***ing fade play 3 or 4 times in a row to him in the endzone.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 63,250, Level: 77
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 1,600
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    5,357
    Points
    63,250
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 384
    Given: 172

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Guy may have a place as a possession type TE. Great size but he did not use it very well when they played the Clones. Of course the Army QB was not very good at throwing either, so that may be a factor. I could see him catching a bunch of 4-5 yard passes for first downs if they can get him isolated on a shot defender.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 300,218, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    16,757
    Points
    300,218
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,129
    Given: 5,958

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    Guy may have a place as a possession type TE. Great size but he did not use it very well when they played the Clones. Of course the Army QB was not very good at throwing either, so that may be a factor. I could see him catching a bunch of 4-5 yard passes for first downs if they can get him isolated on a shot defender.
    I doubt he will catch that many passes - especially because the article says they signed him as a D lineman.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 425,441, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    63,381
    Points
    425,441
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,227
    Given: 884

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    I doubt he will catch that many passes - especially because the article says they signed him as a D lineman.
    I knew d-linemen were short, but gimme a break. Oh well, he is a real Ranger, knows close combat fighting, use to all field conditions, and has superior tactical planning capability from a stance.


    Last edited by Wesley; 05-05-2014 at 05:01 PM.
    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 116,739, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,968
    Points
    116,739
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 197
    Given: 163

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by NickTheGreat View Post
    I remember that they run the same f***ing fade play 3 or 4 times in a row to him in the endzone.
    Pretty sure they finally got it to him on the third try over our shortest DB, Kennard Banks.



  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 120,180, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    10,481
    Points
    120,180
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,178
    Given: 694

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    Pretty sure they finally got it to him on the third try over our shortest DB, Kennard Banks.
    Haha yep, I remember laughing how that failed the first 2 times. Kennard Banks only being like 5'7"



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 33,837, Level: 56
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 413
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassSocial25000 Experience Points1 year registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    5,589
    Points
    33,837
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,115
    Given: 713

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    turn him into a TE


    BDK
    Cyclone state
    "Some fans show up for big games, our fans show up for every game,” Hoiberg said.

  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 120,180, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    10,481
    Points
    120,180
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,178
    Given: 694

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by bigdaddykane View Post
    turn him into a TE
    Almost certain that is what they will do. He was never fast enough to be a NFL WR.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 425,441, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    63,381
    Points
    425,441
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,227
    Given: 884

    Re: Army's Alejandro Villanueva (6'9") signs with Eagles

    Quote Originally Posted by awd4cy View Post
    Almost certain that is what they will do. He was never fast enough to be a NFL WR.
    Feeling like the ranger tackle eligible play....


    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, 3sus Naz, Dustin, Bryce, Abdel, Monte, Matt, and Jameel.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM