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I knew he was a tremendous pick. I was so excited about it and then all the whiners came out of the woodwork and I just couldn’t understand it. Still don’t. I guess you don’t have to understand football to twitter and whine.

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May 4, 2022·edited May 4, 2022

I figured Walker would be good, but now I'm stoked to see what he can do for us

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I get really bored watching teams who play the same way game after game. The hot shot QBs with their favored receiver dominating play doesn't scream "great team" to me. I'm so glad the Seahawks are going the way they are next season. Enough of the two person "teams" IMHO. Pre-season doesn't mean anything, but it sure will be fun to see the changes the team is making.

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We've all heard about the "X factor." Looks like Walker has the X-Lax Factor, as in what he'll make DCs reach for. You can't measure it, but it's real. And--assuming that they extend Metcalf--this gives them two.

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That combination of speed and power reminds me of Napolean Kaufman. The legs that look like sewing machine needles pumping up and down and he runs toward the end zone. At the time, Kaurman's size was considered an issue. He broke 1000 yards only one year in the NFL. Let's hope Walker has a longer and more illustrious career with the Seahawks.

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Cant wait to see KW3 in action with the pros, first time I'm that excited to watch the hawks for 1 player

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May 5, 2022·edited May 5, 2022

He IS exciting. Could be that an undrafted free agent QB, Levi Lewis, might also get us to follow him.

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(Banned)May 10, 2022·edited May 10, 2022

Having just reread this, I'll go a step further than my comment below, in which I said he reminds me of Napoleon Kaufman. I know these are highlights, which can be misleading, but his explosiveness is off the charts. Take Kaufman's speed and add tremendous power, vision and football IQ. Only an idiot would compare any guy who's never played a single NFL snap to mention Barry Sanders. I remember Sanders' coming out party, his first game in the NFL. I think it was against the Cardinals (if memory serves) and the only thing that kept the Lions from winning was the coach's hesitancy to use him more. The Cards had no answer. No way of slowing him down, let alone stopping him. I don't expect Walker to arrive in similar manner, that would be ridiculous. But these runs are reminiscent of the way Sanders ran the ball.

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The Hawks took three players from my favorites list. You can't see me but I'm still celebrating even as you read this. Okay, they didn't actually select them from my list but Mafe, Walker, and Melton were on my list. Three cheers for three guys who are going be important members of the Seahawks.

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ELON vs WAKE tape . I liked the 4 stepwalk-up together from shotgun ! ( Some offensive line push ). " I now pronounce you ...QB and RB ........you may now RUN the BALL! "

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It was great to see his highlights playing in the ACC. It shows his talents in a different style of offense than Mich St and how well he adapts to schemes. This speaks well to his football IQ. Another thing that struck me besides his speed was his patience. At the line with his blockers and in the second level he picks and choses and then accelerates. He reminds me of another Mich State Alum with that trait; Le'veon Bell.

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Great article about my favorite pick in this draft. Hope some of y'all will watch some condensed games at least, because what the GIFs can miss is his patience and anticipation, which is my favorite part of Kenneth the running back's game. Kenneth the writer has the best Elon joke in the game, too.

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Great article about my favorite pick in this draft. Best Elon joke in the game, too.

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