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 Post subject: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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Another one I like. Discuss

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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Im into this one... Reunited with Dunbar

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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FWIW he had more sacks than his vaunted team mate.


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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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I've been to four 'Bama games the past two seasons.
Fun place to watch a college football game.
Being a fan of the 'Bama football experience doesn't mean I think Buggs is a stud, but he's not the dud many are projecting.
Kid can get to the QB and hustles back to chase plays down from behind much like Tuitt and particularly Heyward.
He's a 6th round pick.
Not drafted to anything but add depth and versatility. Buggs can do that just fine.
Now Zach Gentry on the other hand...


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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2019 1:10 pm 
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'He can get to the passer'
Why you should be excited about sixth-round pick Isaiah Buggs:

He rolled with the Tide: Buggs, 6-foot-3, 306 pounds, led Alabama with 9.5 sacks in 2018 (fourth in the SEC). The Crimson Tide finished fourth in the nation in sacks per game (3.0, 45 total). Buggs also had 13.5 tackles for a loss (second among Alabama defenders), two forced fumbles and three passes defensed last season.

He stepped up when and where it was necessary: Buggs tied for second on the team with six tackles in the National Championship Game against Clemson.

“Buggs plays both inside and outside,” General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “Buggs' role increased this year due to some injuries that Alabama had. He ended up coming through for the Crimson Tide.”

His new coach was his old coach: Buggs was recruited to Alabama from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College by defensive line coach Karl Dunbar, who came to the Steelers from Alabama last season.

“Very explosive guy, he can get to the passer,” Dunbar assessed. “I had the privilege of recruiting him out of Junior College to get him to Alabama and coaching him. He was the No. 1 JUCO kid coming out. He was explosive, a kid that could get on the edge. I think he was a good pass rusher over the offensive guard. So, that was the thing we really liked about him.”

Buggs was, likewise, complimentary regarding Dunbar.

“He’s a great coach,” Buggs said. “He’s taught me everything I know, the ins and outs. Great leader, and I’m just ready to go to work for him again.

“The truth of him buying in on me and me buying in on him, just a great opportunity, he knows I’m a hard worker. He knows I’m willing to do anything and everything to get the job done. And that’s what I’m going to do.”

He’s a leader of the pack: Draft analyst Dane Brugler of The Athletic said Buggs’ teammates at Alabama referenced him as the “energy-starter” and “not shy speaking up and being a leader when necessary.”

Dunbar also thinks highly of Buggs in that regard.

“He's a real excited guy,” Dunbar said. “He was one of the emotional leaders down in Alabama when I was there. You saw this year when he played.”

He’s a perceived value pick: Brugler gave Buggs a fourth-round grade and characterized his game as follows:

“Overall, Buggs might not have a dominant trait. But he competes with an efficient mix of athleticism, power and versatility.”

https://www.steelers.com/news/he-can-get-to-the-passer


This is something I saw as well. I thought he tested pretty good too at the combine. Would be nice to have a DLine swiss-army-knife player along the line. http://www.tankathon.com/nfl/players/isaiah-buggs

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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Steelafan77 wrote:
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'He can get to the passer'
Why you should be excited about sixth-round pick Isaiah Buggs:

He rolled with the Tide: Buggs, 6-foot-3, 306 pounds, led Alabama with 9.5 sacks in 2018 (fourth in the SEC). The Crimson Tide finished fourth in the nation in sacks per game (3.0, 45 total). Buggs also had 13.5 tackles for a loss (second among Alabama defenders), two forced fumbles and three passes defensed last season.

He stepped up when and where it was necessary: Buggs tied for second on the team with six tackles in the National Championship Game against Clemson.

“Buggs plays both inside and outside,” General Manager Kevin Colbert said. “Buggs' role increased this year due to some injuries that Alabama had. He ended up coming through for the Crimson Tide.”

His new coach was his old coach: Buggs was recruited to Alabama from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College by defensive line coach Karl Dunbar, who came to the Steelers from Alabama last season.

“Very explosive guy, he can get to the passer,” Dunbar assessed. “I had the privilege of recruiting him out of Junior College to get him to Alabama and coaching him. He was the No. 1 JUCO kid coming out. He was explosive, a kid that could get on the edge. I think he was a good pass rusher over the offensive guard. So, that was the thing we really liked about him.”

Buggs was, likewise, complimentary regarding Dunbar.

“He’s a great coach,” Buggs said. “He’s taught me everything I know, the ins and outs. Great leader, and I’m just ready to go to work for him again.

“The truth of him buying in on me and me buying in on him, just a great opportunity, he knows I’m a hard worker. He knows I’m willing to do anything and everything to get the job done. And that’s what I’m going to do.”

He’s a leader of the pack: Draft analyst Dane Brugler of The Athletic said Buggs’ teammates at Alabama referenced him as the “energy-starter” and “not shy speaking up and being a leader when necessary.”

Dunbar also thinks highly of Buggs in that regard.

“He's a real excited guy,” Dunbar said. “He was one of the emotional leaders down in Alabama when I was there. You saw this year when he played.”

He’s a perceived value pick: Brugler gave Buggs a fourth-round grade and characterized his game as follows:

“Overall, Buggs might not have a dominant trait. But he competes with an efficient mix of athleticism, power and versatility.”

https://www.steelers.com/news/he-can-get-to-the-passer


This is something I saw as well. I thought he tested pretty good too at the combine. Would be nice to have a DLine swiss-army-knife player along the line. http://www.tankathon.com/nfl/players/isaiah-buggs


He tested like shit at the combine. The only way he looked good was being next to Q. Williams who got the doubles. This is Dunbars next "guy". I hope it is the last one. He might make it as a 3 tech but he is somewhere in the interior with the shit 3-cone he did. If Dunbar can motivate him to play every down then perhaps he can stick. I just think it is a wasted pick. I would have rather had Dalton Mack

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
PostPosted: Sat May 04, 2019 9:39 pm 
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Won't he have the similar [If Not Better] talent next to him in Tuitt and Heyward or Hargrave? I see where you're going with this. You don't like the guy or the school he played at.
Will he make the roster? Anyone's guess. He was good enough for them to draft. He had a 4th round grade on him draft day. If he pans out they got a steal.
Everything that's being said can be applied to every rookie coming into the NFL. I'll be rooting for him to succeed. SBI...
One thing the combine, pro day and any other underwear olympics can't test for is Heart. Perhaps that is this guys saving grace? We'll see.

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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If he can stay motivated great pick


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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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I dreaded this pick because just like Frazier last draft I knew it was going to happen. If people did not have the Steelers taking Buggs late in their mock drafts then they know nothing about the Steelers.

So, not happy with the pick but hey, at least it was a 6th round pick, at least they are not spending a 3rd or 4th round pick on this guy. Now, I am not going to say he is a turd, DT is a funny position, hard to really go by raw numbers, or testing to determine who is going to be a great player. I mean he ran a 5.15, that is pretty good for a DT. I could care less about the 3 cone or short shuttle for a DT, how are those indicative of measuring their ability to play and fight in such a small area in the trenches?

I look at Buggs and he sure does have a bad looking body, short, short arms, small hands but then I think of another player who was dismissed like Buffalo's DT Kyle Williams.

Back when Williams was drafted by the Bills in the 5th round of 2006, he was a short, 6'1 ", squatty 300 pound who did not overly impress with his workouts or athleticism. In fact the Bills had drafted a supposed stud in the first round, John McCargo in round 1, although he was a reach and he soon was passing out at camp and the Bills tried to trade him. He failed a physical which ruined that, anyway, just a real bust of a player, but it was Kyle Williams, a lowly 5th round pick that made him quickly expendable. Williams became one of my favorite players to watch on other teams and he was a real classy player to boot.

I may not be thrilled with the pick of Buggs, but in the 6th round, with other players, DTs already gone, taken, how can we really complain? Buggs may turn out to be a diamond in the rough, another Kyle Williams type, who may not look imposing or have athletic gifts, yet knows how to play and plays well.

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2019 3:11 pm 
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I dreaded this pick because just like Frazier last draft I knew it was going to happen. If people did not have the Steelers taking Buggs late in their mock drafts then they know nothing about the Steelers.

So, not happy with the pick but hey, at least it was a 6th round pick, at least they are not spending a 3rd or 4th round pick on this guy. Now, I am not going to say he is a turd, DT is a funny position, hard to really go by raw numbers, or testing to determine who is going to be a great player. I mean he ran a 5.15, that is pretty good for a DT. I could care less about the 3 cone or short shuttle for a DT, how are those indicative of measuring their ability to play and fight in such a small area in the trenches?

I look at Buggs and he sure does have a bad looking body, short, short arms, small hands but then I think of another player who was dismissed like Buffalo's DT Kyle Williams.

Back when Williams was drafted by the Bills in the 5th round of 2006, he was a short, 6'1 ", squatty 300 pound who did not overly impress with his workouts or athleticism. In fact the Bills had drafted a supposed stud in the first round, John McCargo in round 1, although he was a reach and he soon was passing out at camp and the Bills tried to trade him. He failed a physical which ruined that, anyway, just a real bust of a player, but it was Kyle Williams, a lowly 5th round pick that made him quickly expendable. Williams became one of my favorite players to watch on other teams and he was a real classy player to boot.

I may not be thrilled with the pick of Buggs, but in the 6th round, with other players, DTs already gone, taken, how can we really complain? Buggs may turn out to be a diamond in the rough, another Kyle Williams type, who may not look imposing or have athletic gifts, yet knows how to play and plays well.


I think he has a solid floor as a wave player.

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Yeah, I hope he can come in and be another Chris Hoke/Travis Kirschke type of player. We really have been missing that quality backup behind the main starters. Hoke/Kirschke were great backing up Keisel, Hampton and Smith back in the day.

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 Post subject: Re: 6th Round Pick 192 Isiah Buggs DL Alabama
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Hoke was a huge benefit to the team. When Big Snack went down the D became even stingier with Hoke in the games.


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