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The very dependable + reliable Charles Davis stated that he's heard from 3 teams whose interview with Cordarrelle Patterson did not go well.
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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:41 PM
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He's not very book smart or anything like that, but his football smarts are just fine from what I've seen from Tennessee.
Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:46 PM
Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:04 PM
I appreciate this statement and understand this statement but somehow I don't think you can blow things off based on football vs. "book" smart cliches.
Football smarts have taken his talent to a high level in the collegiate arena but there are some shortcomings. The question is can he overcome those shortcomings at the next level. In order to do so he needs to improve some of the raw football talent but also doesn't need the lack of "book smarts" (e.g. being a knucklehead) to hinder him. I think it is more of an art than a science in determining this.
Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:20 PM
Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:39 PM
The thing is, an interview not going well doesn't just mean he wasn't smart. Could mean they didn't like his attitude, could mean he showed up late, could mean any number of things. Doesn't just mean he isn't smart. Interviews and medical checks are probably the most important parts of the combine. 40 times and stuff are all good and well for the talking heads and mock drafts, but I would imagine teams place more importance on interviews and medical checks (and I've read as much online).
Posted 08 April 2013 - 09:47 PM
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