Titans 1st Round Selection (#10): G Chance Warmack

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  1. jplusip

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    No... because when we went from having a solid OLine to having a nobody OLine we went from a damn solid team to one of the worst teams in the league.
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    Quick takes on Alabama guard Chance Warmack, who was selected 10th overall by the Titans:

    Titans General Manager Ruston Webster:

    “We’re obviously very happy to have drafted Chance Warmack with the 10th pick in the first round. He’s a player that we had a great consensus on; all liked and put a lot of work into this offseason. We’re very happy to have him as a new Titan.”

    Titans Coach Mike Munchak:

    “For us, Bruce (Matthews) and I, obviously we met him at the Combine and then we went down to Alabama, the campus, and worked him out. We got a chance to spend a lot of time with him, worked him out for about an hour and a half. We wore him out pretty good. We watched a lot of tape together. We spent the afternoon, which I think really made us feel very comfortable with him. Like Ruston (Webster) said, even in the NFL you don’t see the kind of power he has, the way he moves the line of scrimmage. To me, he is the complete package. He loves the game; he has a passion for it. Spending time with Bruce and I, he loved hearing the stories of linemen of the past, talking about the history of the game. For a young guy, that’s rare, that he’s interested in those types of things. Obviously, we all hit it off pretty well. Obviously, he’s a great size. He’s played against some great football players during his time at Alabama, played well, played well in the big games, knows how to win, he enjoys the game. The power he has at the line of scrimmage we felt was something I haven’t seen in a long time on film, the way he moves the pile. He enjoys, like I said, the game. He wants to get better. We were all excited thinking we could help him get a lot better than he is. Obviously, when he comes in the league, he’ll get stronger, all those things. Just really excited it worked out this way. We talked about being more physical as a football team, this is a physical guy. That’s what it’s all about. It starts up front in games, we know that. You just saw us go out and get (Andy) Levitre, we signed some other guys in free agency and now we draft Chance (Warmack). I think everyone knows what we’re trying to do. Real excited about the pick.”

    Titans offensive line coach Bruce Matthews:

    “Myself, (Mike) Munchak and Arthur Smith, we made a visit with a bunch of guys throughout the spring here. Actually, Chance (Warmack) was the last guy, and it worked out perfectly. Really for me, I go in very skeptical on linemen that I’ve heard about because typically, they’re a product of the team they’ve played on — Alabama, having such a great tradition, such a hot streak. You kind of think, ‘Well, they’ve got a bunch of other guys on the team that are pumping him up.’ I went in very skeptical, wanting to shoot him down at every turn. Really, what sold me on him was every time I was with him, I got excited about the opportunity to watch him play and coach him. I echo everything Munchak says. He has the demeanor and the mindset, and he plays a style that we’re looking for and what we want to accomplish up front. Even today, just to confirm it, I went back and looked at the tape again. I’m very confident that he has a great opportunity to be a real good player in this league for a long time.”

    Titans scout Tim Ruskell:

    “It’s just so rare to get a power dominate type of guard. In Seattle we had Hutch (Steve Hutchinson). Obviously, there are those kinds of guys in the league and they have been a real impact type player for their teams because it allows you to do everything that you want to do. It opens up the whole playbook. It was rare because he was the best lineman I saw in my area and not only for what you see on the tape with his power and his ability to hit on the move and open up the running game, but his character. All of the guys at Alabama would talk to us about his influence on the team and how hard he worked. You rarely hear about a guy who worked so hard in the film room really studying the game and trying to get better. I was able to communicate that with the guys and it was a total team effort here. Every step of the way people did something different to add a piece to the puzzle. This is the culmination.”

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  3. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    How am I throwing a fit? We don't have two solid corners, wer have one starter and a nickle guy playing on the outside.

    This defense was historically bad last season and the elite corners/safeties are gone.
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    Here’s a little more background on guard Chance Warmack, who was selected 10th overall by the Titans:
    • College: Alabama.
    • College number: 65.
    • Size: 6-2, 317.
    • Birthdate: Sept. 14, 1991.
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan.
    • Nickname: None.
    • College major: Communications studies.
    • Twitter: @chancewarmack.
    • Website: www.chancewarmack.com
    • Instagram: warmackin
    • Favorite movie: End of Watch.
    • Favorite TV show: South Park.
    • Actor: Kerry Washington.
    • Music artist: Kanye West, Foo Fighters, deadmau5.
    • Favorite school subject: English, art and history.
    • Car: Ford Expedition.
    • Video Game: Devil May Cry.
    • Favorite food/restaurant: “All kinds of food “except for potato salad.”
    • Favorite pro teams: Chicago Bulls.
    • Childhood sports hero: Larry Allen.
    • Personal facts: Both his grandfathers served in the military … Played on three national championship teams at Alabama.
    Source: Questionnaire with Tennessee Titans

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  5. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Larry Allen was a second round pick, which is where we should have chosen a guard. When we have Troy Aikmen, Emmitt, Smith, Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin I'll be more than happy to start bringing in all the guards we can, until then this team has one playmaker on offense and none on defense.
  6. xpmar9x

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    Welcome aboard Warmack train.
  7. VolnTitan

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    Folks need to get over this "you don't pick a guard this high" stupidness. With the new CBA, why wouldn't you take a player who many consider the best guard to come out in years? He was an elite run blocker in college as well as an excellent pass blocker. This was a great, great pick.
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  8. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Don't be butthurt we didn't take your FSU guy Xavier..

    (although I did want him too! lol)
  9. The Hammer

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    Is there room in there along with Vince's hog?
  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    • That movie was awesome, was a huge fan of it.
    • Kerry Washington is a bbbbbbbbbbbabe.
    • Such a variety, I can dig all 3. Love the Foo and old school Kanye.
    • We know you like all food, you're 317 pounds.
    • YES!!!! GO BULLS! This guys rep just went up 100 pts in my book.