Originally posted by Marvin49:Originally posted by hofer36:Originally posted by Marvin49:
I was afraid the Niners wouldn't take him but it had nothing to do with McG.
It has happened to me before.
SEVERAL year ago, the Niners were in desperate need of a RB and there was a RB I REALLY liked out of Indiana. All of the scouts said there was NO WAY he could possibly make it out of the top 10.
The Niners had the 18th pick.
Well...that RB DID fall all the way to the Niners pick. I was doing backflips because I thougth the Niners would FINALLY get that RB....and they didn't freakin' take him. I was crushed.
I STILL haven't recovered. I NEVER think the Niners will take the guy I want...lol.
BTW, the guy the Niners DID take that year was S Dana Hall (TOTAL bust) and the RB I really wanted (Vaughn Dunbar - busted as well, but I still think he could have been decent as a Niner) went to the Saints at 21.
Also...the Niners took Ricky Watters the year before who promptly broke his foot, but became the starter over second round pick Amp Lee in the Preseason...and Ricky turned out OK. ;-)
i remember that year....i really wanted niners to take touchdown tommy vardell from stanford, but i think the browns traded up to get him....tommy later came to sign with niners towards end of his career.....with vardell gone, i really wanted niners to take dale carter from tennessee...i always thought that carter, who was much faster and quicker than hall, would have stopped alvin harper in tha cowboys playoff game when he ran a slant for about 70 yards, past hall, as niners were getting momentum for great comeback
i also wanted niners to take brett farve many years ago, even though they had montana, young and bono, as i thought he would be a great qb after reading the draft mags (i remember he beat alabama his sr season)..instead they took fat ted washington...i also had same feeling i had for farve when niners took giovanni carmazzi, so one can never tell
Wow...ya, I remember Touchdown Tommy and Dale Carter.
I can't remember his name, but the Falcons took a RB over Dunbar that year too that I liked...and he never became anything either. He was a tall, lanky guy...kinda looked like Eric Dickerson when he ran....I wish I could remeber his name. I liked him as well and the papers predicted he would be the Niners pick.
was it tony smith