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    Moderator RoanokeFan's Avatar
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    Nov 2006

    David Yankey NFL Draft: Stanford Guard Could Be Perfect Fit For Giants


    Excerpt: "At Stanford, David Yankey played in a power offense while the rest of college football continued to spread out.

    The 6-5, 314-pound offensive lineman, who had a meeting with the Giants on Wednesday, knew he had a different makeup coming into the NFL Draft. He's rated as the top guard in his class despite coming out a year early. He has scouts paying close attention to his technique to see if it matches his natural power.

    But he's not the least bit worried about getting pigeonholed as a run blocker, especially if he's drafted to a pass-heavy team.

    "As long as you have the athleticism and the footwork and everything to pass block at an elite level, it can't hurt to be a really good run blocker that has a physical mean streak nowadays," he said." Read more...
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    All-Pro Carter.525's Avatar
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    Aug 2012
    In John Jerry's arms..
    Yankey is a very good trade back option.. I wouldn't be upset at all..

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    He did play at the LT position for Stanford in 2012, allowing just one sack. He was moved inside so the highly touted Andrus Peat could slide over at LT. I wouldn't be shocked at all if teams could potentially view Yankey as another Pugh but perhaps with slightly more upside?

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