View Full Version : Ahmad Brooks reportedly fails drug test, may enter supplemental draft
02-24-2006, 10:04 PM
On the front page of NFL Draft Countdown.com, they have a little snippet about Ahmad Brooks, standout LB out of Virginia
"Virginia LB Ahmad Brooks
There have been reports that Virginia LB Ahmad Brooks has failed a drug test and won't be with the team this spring. Brooks was once thought to be a future Top 5 overall pick but has seen his stock slip dramatically due to injuries and he might now be looking towards the Supplemental Draft. "
EDIT: I don't know how old this news is, but it's the first I've heard.
02-24-2006, 10:06 PM
We should try and pick him up in the supplimental draft
But how much would you be willing to sacrafice....we got manny for a 5th rounder and Brooks would cost more I think because more teams would be interested
02-24-2006, 10:08 PM
Brooks will be a 1st rounder in the supplemental IMO. If the drug charges are Marijuana, they'll probably be looked at minimalistically. His injuries are a problem, so he could slip for a 2nd rounder, but I think he'll be hot.
02-24-2006, 10:11 PM
I was thinking 3rd rounder...just because teams dont want to waste a draft pick next year on a guy with drug question marks, and injuries
Depending on how the draft goes and who we pick up before hand I might take a chance on a second pick though
02-24-2006, 10:23 PM
I hope we can get him in the 2nd this kid has skills.
02-25-2006, 12:15 AM
It's fairly old news.
I don't think anything has been confirmed yet though.
02-25-2006, 11:42 AM
I don't really want him
02-25-2006, 08:11 PM
I wouldn't spend more than a 3rd for him.
02-25-2006, 08:27 PM
Well I am thinking a 3rd also however he may be worth a 2nd.
02-25-2006, 08:52 PM
3rd we might need the first and second guys
02-26-2006, 12:40 AM
anything more than a 6th rounder for a 280 pound linebacker is too rich for my blood.
02-26-2006, 12:51 AM
If he's in the suplemental draft, at worst Indy uses their first on him. He's top 5 talent.
02-26-2006, 12:52 AM
anything more than a 6th rounder for a 280 pound linebacker is too rich for my blood. Well how about a 255 pound LB that is the fastest player on the team?
02-26-2006, 12:59 AM
Well how about a 255 pound LB that is the fastest player on the team?
yea, that was 3 years ago. he's a couple cheeseburgers short of 3 digits now, as boomer how much he weighed last year. he WAS a top 5 talent, but he certainly isn't even close to being one now. maybe at defensive end, but not at lb.
02-27-2006, 12:42 PM
Hold your horses...according to this report...Brooks was not kicked off the team only suspended for spring drills.
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If he indeed was not kicked off the team, he may return for his senior year to prove to everyone that he is indeed a top five talent who just had a bad year.
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