NFL Draft News(12/18) – Rush for Suh, Campbell enters Draft

Mark ButerbaughSenior Analyst IDecember 18, 2009

The original thoughts were simple.  If the St. Louis Rams had the distinct, yet unwanted opportunity to pick first in the 2010 NFL Draft, they would select a quarterback.  Jimmy Clausen and Sam Bradford are seen as the top two passers in this draft.

That thought process may be waning.  This article advocated for DT Ndamukong Suh.  (St. Louis Dispatch)

Oh, that’s easy.

“That defensive lineman from Nebraska, I can’t pronounce his name,” said former NFL coach of the year Tony Dungy.

The name is Ndamukong Suh.

And just so there are no mistakes, folks. Repeat after me:

N-dom-AH-ken …. SUH.

Write it down. Memorize it. Teach it to your kids with flash cards if necessary.

Suh is an absolute beats and showed true domination against Texas in the Big 12 showdown.  Suh is massive, yet quick and agile, making him a ‘no-miss’ DT that can dominate right from the start.

Suh isn’t full of personal arrogance either.  He is not your typical self indulged jerk.  In an interview with Ryan Fegan, Suh makes an admission. (Sporting News)

I can’t say that, and the reason I can’t say that is I’ve never played a perfect game . . .   But I haven’t played the perfect game. There’s always plays I could go back to, that I wish I had done some different things, but I’m happy for the most part with my overall play. Tons of room to grow.

In regards to the dominating performance against Texas, Suh said . . .

My mentality going into that game was that this was my last opportunity to play for Nebraska, other than our bowl game, and to play for a Big 12 title.  I went into this last game all-out—not saying I don’t do that every game, but it was even that much more—because I was playing for a Big 12 championship and we really wanted the opportunity to go to the Fiesta Bowl. That was our opportunity, and it was unfortunate it ended the way it did. But we’re happy with where we’re going, to the Holiday Bowl.

Gotta love the attitude.  The last three weeks of the NFL season, NFL fans will be treated to an array of final division and wild card playoff runs that will make the NFL even more exciting than it has been.  But at the bottom, one thing is becoming clearer, there is a rush to Ndamukong Suh.  Tampa Bay Bucanneers wants Suh just as bad.   They join the rush for a smothering middle man.  I guess the news at the bottom rung of the NFL is clear.  Who can be worse and therefore win?

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