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2010 MCM Mock Draft - Pick #30

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With the 30th pick of the 2010 MCM Mock Draft, the Minnesota Vikings (represented by SuperHorn) choose:

Colt McCoy, QB, University of Texas

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From SuperHorn:

Let me start by saying that I know I'm going to get flack for this as a homer pick.  That's not where I'm coming from.

Two quarterbacks are off the board.  At least one more will be taken before pick 30 in the second round, probably two.  And, the rule in the NFL is, if you think you've found your franchise quarterback, you go up and get him.  This may be viewed as a reach, but with Favre aging, and an inability to trade down, this is the hand they are dealt.

Two leading indicators of success from college to the NFL are college starts and completion percentage.  Colt McCoy holds all time records in both categories (single season - completion %, and career starts).  He also holds the NCAA record for career wins.  The kid doesn't have a prototypical NFL size or arm, but he's got elite accuracy, great pocket presence, and above average scrambling ability (think Aaron Rodgers).  Brad Childress is a third generation Bill Walsh disciple.  His skill set fits the mold of what a West Coast offense is built around.  Short, quick, accurate throws to keep a defense honest.  This may be one of the best fits for Colt in all of the NFL.

Other picks considered:
Jimmy Clausen - QB - Notre Dame

Now on the clock: StupidFresh11 and the Indianapolis Colts

 

  1. St Louis Rams - Sam Bradford, QB
  2. Detroit Lions - Ndamukong Suh, DT
  3. Tampa Bay Bucs - Gerald McCoy, DT
  4. Washington Redskins - Russell Okung, OT
  5. Kansas City Chiefs - Eric Berry, AAB
  6. Seattle Seahawks - Anthony Davis, OT
  7. Cleveland Browns - Joe Haden, CB
  8. Oakland Raiders - Bruce Campbell, OT
  9. Buffalo Bills - Bryan Bulaga, OT
  10. Jacksonville Jaguars - Earl Thomas, DB
  11. Denver Broncos - Rolando McClain, LB
  12. Miami Dolphins - Dez Bryant, WR
  13. San Francisco 49ers - Trent Williams, OT
  14. Seattle Seahawks - C.J. Spiller, RB
  15. New York Giants - Sean Weatherspoon, LB
  16. Tennessee Titans - Derrick Morgan, DE
  17. San Francisco 49ers - Brandon Graham, DE/OLB
  18. Pittsburgh Steelers - Kyle Wilson, CB
  19. Atlanta Falcons - Jason Pierre-Paul, DE
  20. Houston Texans - Ryan Mathews, RB
  21. Cincinnati Bengals - Mike Iupati, OG
  22. New England Patriots - Tim Tebow, QB
  23. Green Bay Packers - Sergio Kindle, OLB/DE
  24. Philadelphia Eagles - Taylor Mays, S
  25. Baltimore Ravens - Dan Williams, DT
  26. Arizona Cardinals - Carlos Dunlap, DE
  27. Dallas Cowboys - Terrence Cody, DT
  28. San Diego Chargers - Jahvid Best, RB
  29. New York Jets - Jared Odrick, DT/DE
  30. Minnesota Vikings - Colt McCoy, QB
  31. Indianapolis Colts -

GO TITANS!