Stanford Has Announced Andrew Luck Is Returning To School

Archive of discussions on NFL Draft 2003, NFL Draft 2004, NFL Draft 2005, NFL Draft 2006, NFL Draft 2007 NFL Draft 2008, NFL Draft 2009 and NFL Draft 2010.
Posts: 10280
Joined: Sun Sep 05, 2004 3:00 pm
Location: Kazmania

Postby KazooSkinsFan » Tue Jan 11, 2011 12:17 pm

Deadskins wrote:
KazooSkinsFan wrote:
Deadskins wrote:
KazooSkinsFan wrote:
TCIYM wrote:
Skinsfan55 wrote:I think if I was an NFL team Andrew Luck's decision to stay in school would cause me to seriously question his decision making abilities. He has absolutely nothing to gain from staying in school. He could always go back for his degree but by not declaring for the draft at best he's costing himself MILLIONS of dollars next season. Even if he was the #1 pick next year he'd still most likely be subject to new rookie cap rules. At worst he jeopardizes his future. What if he's injured and can't play football anymore?

Just a stupid decision IMO. Nothing to gain and everything to lose.

He avoids playing for Carolina. That should probably be applauded rather than questioned.

You realize the worst team next year will get the top pick?

Yes, but Carolina gets the first pick this year, which is the year we are discussing. Carolina may get the #1 pick again next year, though.

Isn't the point that Carolina is currently the worst team?

Yes, so they get the first pick in this year's draft, which won't be Luck because he didn't declare. So, when TCIYM said he avoided playing for Carolina, he was correct. Why were you confused by that?

Groucho: Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him

Proverb: Failure is not falling down. Failure is not getting up again

Twain: A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way

Return to NFL Draft 2003-2010