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Are the Oakland Raiders' Scout Blind or Do They Just Not Watch College Football?

Corey GrinnerContributor IJanuary 13, 2009

What are our talent scouts doing? Are we watching games scouting the major conferences, or are we just sliding in the back woods trying to be the team to find the next best small-school phenom.

Well, I have news for you fellas: Those guys are few and far between. Let's spend sometime looking at the schools that are traditionally good. The SEC, Big 12, and ACC have produces a load of very successful players in the NFL over the last decade, and we should begin to stock or roster with players from these conferences.

Nothing against the other conferences, but outside of USC and the Big 10, nobody else plays the level of football these conferences do, week in and week out, year after year. 

Al, do us a favor hire whoever is in charge of scouting and start over fresh maybe even get a former college head coach who can evaluate college talent and their ability to translate to the next level. 

Oh, and while you are looking into head coaches, maybe look into a GM to help in the personnel department. Then maybe we can get the talent and the coaching in at the same time and move this franchise forward again!

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