I'm down with Niner gold on Okoye. Anybody that didn't see his three tire drill, needs to check it out on 9ers local coverage.(actually, it was thru the niners webzone before us peons.) In that drill you will see Okoye, bent down at the waist, jump from one slot to the next , over and over , virtually as fast as the line coach could point the ball. It was amazing and if you don't see it , you are missing something special. He moves like a cat, is twice as fast , has perfect balance, and i bet nobody has ever seen someone put on an exhibition like Okoye did either today or yesterday. And that is just his legs. His upper body is where his strength is supposed to be. Good grief, there is no way to keep this guy off the field.
Yeah, he did throw the discus. What i didn't know was he played rugby, a poor man's football, and a sport for hitters. I don't think he is going to be as green as most think. His footwork today did NOT look like a guy who had never played football. This guy not only makes the team, he is going to be tough to keep off the field, whether it is DL or OL, after first playing STs while he is learning. He also looks like a good bet to gain 5 yds from the 5 yd line. Have no idea about his hands, but if he threw discus, count on the guy having great hand-eye coordination. I bet he can catch like a mutha, but we will see. TE wouldn't surprise me either, but I really have trouble imagining a 303 lb TE.
You want a FB who breaks things? Okoye is your man. He would be one helluva lead blocker on the goal line in front of Frank.
Undoubtedly, the #1 choice for dark horse to make team and actually play.
[ Edited by pasodoc9er on May 14, 2013 at 5:06 PM ]