By trading down, we might miss out on guys like Jeff Otah and Gosder Cherilus, but we might improve our chances of adding some of the following players (in no particular order).
Martin O'Donnell, G,
John Greco, OT,
Red Bryant, NT,
Andre Caldwell, WR,
Donnnie Avery, WR, Houston: With 4.28 speed, Avery caught 91 passes for 1,456 yards last season, including 17 plays of 20 or more yards. A poor man's DeSean Jackson.
Craig Steltz, S, LSU: A leader on the national championship team and a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given to the nation's top defensive back.
Eric Young, T,
Dexter Jackson, WR, Appalachian State: He could be an ideal slot receiver in the mold of Antwaan Randle-el. Clocking 4.35 in the 40,
Kirk Barton, OT,
Doug Legursky, C, Marshall, who can handle long-snapping as well as every-down center duties.
Cliff Avril, LB/DE, Purdue: Yet another in a long line of premier pass-rushers out of Purdue.
Corey Lynch, S, Appalachian State: A safety in the mold of John Lynch, although not quite as big a hitter. Known as a team leader and clutch player, he blocked the kick at the end of the
Ahtyba Rubin, DT/DE,
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