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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; “I think there are some teams that may not want to draft guys from smaller schools; we’re not scared of that,” assistant head coach Joe Vitt said Friday night after the team took Hicks, who adds more size and depth ...

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Old 04-29-2012, 08:30 AM   #1
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“I think there are some teams that may not want to draft guys from smaller schools; we’re not scared of that,” assistant head coach Joe Vitt said Friday night after the team took Hicks, who adds more size and depth to the middle of their line.

While Hicks was projected as a possible sixth or seventh-round pick by at least one draft website, which said he was the 124th overall prospect in the draft, the Saints didn’t have any problem picking him where his name was put when they stacked their boards.

“We just stick to the discipline of the board,” Vitt said. “This is where we had this player rated.”

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Old 04-29-2012, 10:20 AM   #2
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Haha, 6' 4", 6' 5", 6' 6" all at three and a quarter. I'd hate to see the "big" guys.
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I like our philosophy. We draft guys who have been told their whole life "You are not going far with this football thing." A lot of our guys have a chip on their shoulders and they want nothing but to prove it on the field.
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Well they ain't found saintfan yet - Ha!
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