Players you wanted in the 1st round..

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Titanup1982, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

    I asked this last year and since there are new people aboard, I figured I would ask again.

    Since 2008 draft and above, what players did you want the Titans to select in the 1st round? Did they pan out? Be honest now.

    2008 - Malcolm Kelly WR - Oklahoma
    2009 - Percy Harvin WR - Florida
    2010 - Terrence Cody DT - Alabama
    2011 - Jake Locker QB - Washington

    Well, as you see the last 4 drafts we have picked one player that I wanted. I can't believe I wanted Malcolm Kelly :sad2:

    So it's safe to say the Titans won't grant my wish and select Alshon Jeffery :D
  2. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

    Very few times can someone actually go back and say that guy would have still be awful if we had drafted him. Someone like Leinart......probably would have still sucked with us.
  3. TorontoTitanFan

    TorontoTitanFan Pro Bowler

    2006: Jay Cutler
    2007: Reggie Nelson
    2008: Limas Sweed
    2009: Alphonso Smith
    2010: Jason Pierre-Paul
    2011: Jake Locker

    Ouch. I am not a great talent scout, apparently.
  4. Titaneers

    Titaneers Ultimate Player

    not vince young

    THE_TITAN Starter

    2006: Matt Leinart - QB - USC :hmm:
    2007: Michael Griffin - S - Texas
    2008: Devin Thomas - WR - Michigan State :hmm:
    2009: Hakeem Nicks - WR - North Carolina (we got Britt just after so it's OK)
    2010: Jason Pierre-Paul - DE - South Florida (had him in all my mocks I hate the Giants for taking him :irked:)
    2011: Jake Locker - QB - Washington

    Not bad, I was off on Devin Thomas and Matt Leinart BADLY but overall not bad eye for a talent if I do say so myself. Two out of the last six guys I wanted were drafted by us so I think I am due an incorrect selection this year.
  6. Titanic_Sub

    Titanic_Sub Starter

    2011: Nick Fairley if not Locker
    2010: JPP
    2009: DHB :x
    2008: Don't remember, but I was pissed at the CJ pick.
    2007: Don't remember
    2006: Reggie Bush, followed by Vince Young lol
  7. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

    2006: Vince Young, QB, Texas
    2007: Patrick Willis, LB, Ole Miss
    2008: DeSean Jackson, WR, Cal
    2009: Clay Matthews, LB, USC
    2010: Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, USF
    2011: Jake Locker, QB,Washington

    -I bought into the hype but I wanted Cutler too, just not Leinart.
    -Knew Willis would be a beast.
    -Wanted a WR, liked Jackson.
    -Bruce Matthews connect
    -Stupid Giants
  8. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

    The Playermaker for GM..
  9. Thaddeus43

    Thaddeus43 Pro Bowler

    I don't remember who I was wanting most years, but I do remember a few, probably bc we actually drafted who I was wanting ...

    2006 - Vince Young - After watching him play in the National Championship game I was sure he would just be a winner. I also thought that Mac9 would be his mentor here, but even after they locked Steve out I was still set on VY. OOPS. Hindsight 2020 ...

    2008 - I actually wanted CJ, but didn't think we would actually take him. I saw a lot of his tape leading up to the draft and fell in love with him as a prospect. Then his 40 time cemented it for me. I didn't think we would take him though with Lendale on the team. I was excited when we did though ...

    2010 - I was wanting Fairley in the 1st and Mallet in the 2nd (turns out we could've waited longer), but my #2 was Jake Locker. Honestly though when Gabbert fell I was just praying that he was not the pick. Looking back though I think Locker was the best pick
  10. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

    I did hate the Chris Johnson pick haha