Jake Watch

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Looks like the 2019 NFL Draft will be of interest to us:
http://walterfootball.com/nflhotpress/a ... ing-a-Buzz
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Wouldn't that be nice! Of course for him and his family but think of the recruiting chip. Hmmmmm

Very worried about who will replace him.

Go get em Jake! Best of luck! Go Blue!
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Absolutely great buzz about Jake and the program. Still can't help but feel we underachieved with that kind of size and talent under center. This is certainly great press for Central Connecticut football, but a disappointment we never saw Jake in a FCS Playoff game.

No doubt Jake has some gaudy stats in New Britain, but honestly I've seen enough of his play where he wasn't the best player on the field in some NEC games. He definitely has a NFL-type frame physically and he has the tools, so I can see his potential to be a pro. However, I'm amazed he's getting this much NFL hype (and I've read it other places too), but I wish him all the best in some all-star games and on Draft Day. Justise Harison had tons of talent and got drafted, but never saw a NFL roster. We all wish Jake the best, but this is a very much a longshot to make a roster, as he hasn't won big at I-AA/FCS level like McNair, Romo, Flacco and Wentz, etc.

As for next year, I'm very concerned as well. With all due respect to Tanner and whoever else was holding the clipboard on the sidelines this season. If we couldn't beat teams like Columbia, Lafayette, and Sacred Heart with Jake at QB and Joey Fields, Jose Garcia, and Courtney Rush at WRs, then next year's passing game is looking very bleak. We return a stable of RBs, and much of the O-Line and TE, but QB/WR is going to take a step back.
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He has the size and frame, and a good arm. In the NFL it is worth a try, since the upside of getting a good QB is astronomical and the downside of cutting a late round draft pick is low.
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allright!
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If the doesn't make an NFL roster or practice squad. He would be great on the fledgeling AAF league.
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It would be nice to see his name called in the late rounds for sure! Last draft pick (only) I remember was Hairston in the 6th to the Pats in 2007
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wurzshep19 wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:33 am It would be nice to see his name called in the late rounds for sure! Last draft pick (only) I remember was Hairston in the 6th to the Pats in 2007
What ever happened to him?
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Jake interviewed on The Tim Graham Show

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ccsuhoops wrote: Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:47 am [quote=wurzshep19 post_id=44360 time=<a href="tel:1552052000">1552052000</a> user_id=9]
It would be nice to see his name called in the late rounds for sure! Last draft pick (only) I remember was Hairston in the 6th to the Pats in 2007
What ever happened to him?
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He had a good training camp and was set to make the squad but got hurt and received an injury settlement and was released from the Patriots. He later was on the colts practice squad, but again got hurt. I believe he is on the coaching staff at New Britain High School now
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Thanks wurz
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