Originally posted by MadDog49er: I agree that having a good pass rusher or two is very important to a team's success. However, teams should never bypass better players on the board in order to select at a position of need.
I just don't see Smith being the 7th best player in this draft, and while I think he will be an asset to this team, I think many are making the mistake of throwing out names like Ware and Haley when projecting his productivity and impact on the team.
It depends on how you view his potential and compare what he did as a freshman and sophomore compared to what others have done as a freshman or sophomore
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