Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 3:37:14 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,083
Applause Received: 2,606
Sam Barrington | Outside Linebacker | South Florida | 6'1" - 235 lbs.


2012: Started 11 games at linebacker, missing the UConn game ... earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors ... was selected to play in the East-West Shrine game ... posted 80 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 6.5 TFL, three PBU and two forced fumbles ... recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games ... his 7.3 tackles per game ranked eighth in the BIG EAST ... the 80 tackles were a career high and ranked second on the team ... tallied four tackles, a sack and two TFL in the season opener versus Chattanooga ... notched eight tackles, two forced fumbles and a PBU at Nevada ... posted nine tackles and a TFL versus Rutgers ... added six tackles and a PBU at Ball St. ... tallied five tackles and a PBU against Florida St. ... recorded eight tackles at Temple ... posted 10 tackles and a half TFL at Louisville ... added eight tackles versus Syracuse ... notched seven tackles and a half sack at Miami ... tallied eight tackles and a half TFL at Cincinnati ... recorded seven tackles and two sacks in his final game against Pitt.

2011: Started all 12 games at linebacker ... finished third on the team in tackles with 72 and added 2.5 sacks, 6.5 TFL, two PBU, an INT and a forced fumble ... posted nine tackles at Notre Dame ... collected seven tackles against Ball State ... registered three tackles against FAMU ... returned his first career INT 30 yards for a TD against UTEP ... established a career-high with nine tackles and a pressure at Pitt ... posted six tackles, 1.5 sacks and a PBU at UConn ... registered six tackles, a TFL and a pressure against Cincinnati ... tied career-high with nine tackles and set a career high with two TFL, including a sack, at Rutgers ... posted six tackles and a pressure at Syracuse ... added five tackles and a TFL versus Miami ... notched six tackles against Louisville ... tallied five tackles, a PBU and a forced fumble versus West Virginia.

2010: Appeared in 13 games, starting 11, at linebacker ... finished third on the team in tackles with 65 to go along with a half sack, 6.5 TFL, a pressure, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and three PBU ... tallied eight tackles at Florida ... posted a team-high six tackles and a half TFL versus WKU ... notched eight tackles, 1.5 TFL, a pressure and a forced fumble against FAU ... added seven tackles and a PBU versus Syracuse ... posted three tackles at WVU ... tallied a career-high nine tackles and a forced fumble at Cincinnati ... posted five tackles and a TFL against Rutgers ... added three tackles at Louisville ... notched two tackles and a TFL versus Pitt ... tallied six tackles, a TFL and a PBU at Miami... recorded three tackles and recovered a fumble against Connecticut ... notched four tackles, a half sack, 1.5 TFL and a PBU in the Meineke Car Care Bowl victory over Clemson.

2009: Appeared in 13 games, starting one, at linebacker as a true freshman ... named to All-BIG EAST Freshman Team by ESPN.com ... racked up 41 tackles, two TFL and a PBU ... opened the season with three tackles against Wofford ... added five stops against Charleston Southern ... notched four tackles at Florida State ... notched five tackles and a half TFL at Pitt ... added three tackles and a half TFL at Rutgers ... tallied six tackles and a half TFL against Miami ... posted a season-high seven tackles and a half TFL against UConn ... added three tackles in the International Bowl win over Northern Illinois.

TERRY PARKER HIGH SCHOOL: Named a three-star prospect at linebacker ... rated 37th best prospect among inside linebackers by Rivals.com ... ranked 65th best prospect in Rivals.com Florida Preseason Top 100 list ... rated 18th best prospect at middle linebacker by Rivals.com ... ranked 47th best prospect at outside linebacker according to ESPN ... started all four years and played on both sides of the ball at Terry Parker High School ... logged 1,188 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns on 108 carries as a senior ... selected to play in the 2008 Florida All-Star game ... also added more than 109 tackles, five sacks, one interception, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and six pass break-ups while playing multiple linebacker positions ... recorded 104 tackles, including 74 solo stops, three sacks and three forced fumbles during his junior season ... chose USF over Miami, Purdue and Illinois, among others.

PERSONAL: Son of Paris Johnson and Samuel Barrington ... graduated in December 2012 with a degree in interdisciplinary social science.
Sponsor
Offline play2win  
#2 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 3:40:24 PM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 724
Sam Barrington is probably the last Bull in this year's senior class with a realistic shot of getting drafted. Most mock drafts that I've seen don't have Sam getting picked, but he's generally regarded as a late-round prospect who might sneak his way onto the board.

Here are Sam's measurables:

Position: Linebacker
Height/Weight: 6'1", 246 lbs.
40 Time: 4.91 at the combine, 4.69 at USF's pro day. Noticing a trend here?
Stats: Started 36 games over four seasons, including all but two games the last three seasons. 80 tackles, 6.5 TFL and 3.5 sacks in 2012, all career highs.

I think USF fans may have been a little spoiled when it came to Sam. The Bulls have had some big-time players at linebacker in their short history (Kawika Mitchell, Stephen Nicholas, Ben Moffitt, Tyrone McKenzie, Jacquian Williams, etc.), so when Jim Leavitt called Sam, then a three-star freshman, the best linebacker he'd ever seen, everyone had pretty high expectations for him.

Sam was certainly not the best linebacker in USF history, but he had a very productive career. He got on the field as a true freshman and grabbed the full-time starting role as a sophomore. He was versatile, bouncing between inside and outside linebacker at Skip Holtz's whim, but no matter where he was on the field he was always a leader on the Bulls' defense.

Sam had a knack for the big play (off the top of my head I can remember his forced fumble at the goal line against Nevada, his pick six to put away to UTEP game, and his forced fumble against West Virginia that almost won us the game. Man, we didn't win many games the last couple seasons, did we?) because he was built for it. He's an athletic, instinctive player who can just as easily cause havoc in the backfield as he can drop into coverage. He was a little small over his USF career, listed at 230 pounds, but he weighed in at 246 at the combine, which is certainly a good sign.

But I can't say he was always productive, because he wasn't. Sam can disappear for large chunks of games, and for all his talent, never really turned into the tackling machine that he could have been. When you heard Sam's name mentioned, it was usually a good sign-but you could go a whole game without hearing his name.

For what it's worth, Sam was also plagued by minor violations and suspensions throughout his career. Usually nothing more serious than driving-with-an-expired-license level, but it happened multiple times and caused him to miss multiple games. It's not a huge deal, but it's not something Bulls fans liked to see out of their senior leader in a season where they really needed any playmaker they had on the field.

I personally don't see Sam getting drafted, and I don't think most "experts" do either. But there are much worse players to take a late-round flyer on than Sam Barrington. He's an athlete and a playmaker who's seen substantial action at both linebacker positions. Most players with his kind of talent haven't put up his kind of numbers, and the few that have probably won't be available, as he will be, in the late rounds.
http://www.voodoofive.co...ew-usf-lb-sam-barrington

Hmmm. This kid is intriguing. We've made worse last picks.
Offline nerdmann  
#3 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 3:41:15 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,237
Applause Received: 804
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Barrington, Sam OLB 6'1" 246 South Florida


Here he's listed as ILB:

Quote:
He does not have the speed to stay with TEs in man coverage, and in transition shows limited change of direction ability and cannot accelerate effectively to close once beaten off the break. His poor speed and explosion also limits his effectiveness on outside run plays, thus he will likely be limited to playing ILB for a 30 front at the next level.


Another LB who can't cover. meh
Offline wpr  
#4 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 7:25:10 PM(UTC)
wpr

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,311
Applause Received: 1,602
Well maybe he will make the team and learn what it is like in GB in December and January.
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#5 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:04:03 PM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Location: Hanover Park, IL
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 178
Solid player. Don't look into those 40 times. They don't mean anything. It looks like he has plenty of speed on the field. Good pick for our last of the draft.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 4/28/2013(UTC)
Offline play2win  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 8:38:03 AM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 724
Wow! Even this kid has all the stuff we've been looking for on defense. Size, speed, instincts and incredible tackling ability.

Honestly, the players we've added look to be of another level of talent altogether than many we have drafted previously. As a collective group, both drafted players and UDFAs, this 2013 class stands out in every aspect of the game at their respective positions. I am really impressed by the depth of Ted Thompson's scouting. His department really went all out this year.

The level of play is different in the NFL, and a lot of these players are from smaller schools, but I could easily see a player like Sam Barrington making a regular starter expendable. This from the 7th Round... Our camp battles are going to be insane this year, and many vets will have to fight hard to keep their positions on this Packers team.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Gaycandybacon on 5/1/2013(UTC)
Offline Pack93z  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 9:24:44 AM(UTC)
Pack93z

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 410
Applause Received: 1,117
What needs to be mentioned and highlighted.. is that these are "highlight" tapes of all these prospects.. you are only seeing a slight glimpse of their overall game. It is how they play over the term that really matters.. I could put together a highlight tape to make say Colledge look like a pro bowl guard.. but that would be ignoring the other 99 % of his game.
thanks Post received 3 applause.
yooperfan on 5/1/2013(UTC), play2win on 5/1/2013(UTC), Gaycandybacon on 5/1/2013(UTC)
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 9:54:22 AM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Location: Hanover Park, IL
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 178
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
What needs to be mentioned and highlighted.. is that these are "highlight" tapes of all these prospects.. you are only seeing a slight glimpse of their overall game. It is how they play over the term.. I could put together a highlight tape to make say Colledge look like a pro bowl guard.. but that would be ignoring the other 99 % of his game.



I agree but really it's all that we've got to look forward too. If you think about it every player even in the NFL is the same way. You can look at all their highlights of their domination but if you really look at a player for a full game they're not always dominate for a full 60 mins.

I'll say this I've watched some of the best players in this draft like full game highlights against schools and sometimes I'm like, is he really a 1st rounder? Datone Jones sometimes didn't flash off the screen to me but when he was on his game he was.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 10:08:55 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,083
Applause Received: 2,606
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
What needs to be mentioned and highlighted.. is that these are "highlight" tapes of all these prospects.. you are only seeing a slight glimpse of their overall game. It is how they play over the term.. I could put together a highlight tape to make say Colledge look like a pro bowl guard.. but that would be ignoring the other 99 % of his game.


in other words ...
UserPostedImage
thanks Post received 1 applause.
wpr on 5/1/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:51:33 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,237
Applause Received: 804
play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
Wow! Even this kid has all the stuff we've been looking for on defense. Size, speed, instincts and incredible tackling ability.

Honestly, the players we've added look to be of another level of talent altogether than many we have drafted previously. As a collective group, both drafted players and UDFAs, this 2013 class stands out in every aspect of the game at their respective positions. I am really impressed by the depth of Ted Thompson's scouting. His department really went all out this year.

The level of play is different in the NFL, and a lot of these players are from smaller schools, but I could easily see a player like Sam Barrington making a regular starter expendable. This from the 7th Round... Our camp battles are going to be insane this year, and many vets will have to fight hard to keep their positions on this Packers team.


I had this guy marked as too slow. If he can cover then he has a chance to make the team.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
texaspackerbacker (11h) : too answer your question, long overdue, Z2C, it comes in at the bottom of posts next to "Recent Topics" and just above the 2015 schedule and
Zero2Cool (12h) : No reason to single someone out like that. And every one is loooooooooose
greengold (15h) : How to respond to a thread titled "Packers doomed to loose."? It's uffda without spelling or punctuation.
Zero2Cool (18h) : It's up to coaches to make rookies into something.
beast (3-May) : I think I remember fans giving an F for Rodgers draft as well
Smokey (3-May) : TT's Draft rates F-
beast (2-May) : And the race to sign UDFA is officially on!
Zero2Cool (2-May) : Finally, folks are USING the REPORT feature. THANK YOU. Makes it soo much easier and more efficient.
Smokey (2-May) : Through 3 rounds, GB=F- draft grade
Smokey (2-May) : Z2C, you live in GB, please punch TT in the nose for me. Please !
Smokey (2-May) : AHHHHH !!
Mucky Tundra (1-May) : tbh i'd be more concerning about his weight than him blazing up
Zero2Cool (1-May) : More than just the weed/weight. Off some boards. Problematic to pick.
Zero2Cool (1-May) : andy Gregory's issues: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000488780/article/concern-exists-on-gregory-handling-pro-footballs-mental-rigors
dhazer (1-May) : so what tweener will we draft tonight?
Cheesey (1-May) : Happy B-day Sincity!
Zero2Cool (1-May) : Denzel Perryman falling to Packers at #62 = goodpoop
uffda udfa (1-May) : Dawson's Creek and his 4.9 40 is coming to GB in R2
uffda udfa (1-May) : DL and LB are WEAK but do you want TT trying to fix it?
Smokey (1-May) : Round 2, let us hope for better !
Smokey (30-Apr) : Yes ! The Chat Room is very OPEN !!
Zero2Cool (30-Apr) : Today's Birthdays: SINCITYCHEEZE (54)
Zero2Cool (30-Apr) : Fantasy Sports Talk
Mucky Tundra (30-Apr) : where is the predict the pick at?
Rockmolder (30-Apr) : Come and join our Predicht the Pick group! So far it's just Z2C who joined up and we're looking really pitiful with just the two of us.
Smokey (30-Apr) : How are you dhazer ? Hope your up and streaming ASAP. NFL Network !
Smokey (29-Apr) : The lunatics are here ! Just a short time every year !
Zero2Cool (29-Apr) : Where is Fan shout located for you texas?
texaspackerbacker (29-Apr) : Smokey, I honestly haven't paid much attention to this Fan Shout thing.
dhazer (28-Apr) : uffda will never take over my spot of TT hater lol
Zero2Cool (28-Apr) : #30 Packers will select him
gbguy20 (28-Apr) : later even
gbguy20 (28-Apr) : Shane Ray just fell to the end of the first round. Got caught with weed.
Smokey (28-Apr) : Go dhazer Go !
Smokey (28-Apr) : Greg Jennings signs 2yr deal with Miami .
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2015 Schedule
Sunday, Sep 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Sep 20 @ 7:30 PM
SEAHAWKS
Monday, Sep 28 @ 7:30 PM
CHIEFS
Sunday, Oct 4 @ 3:25 PM
at 49ers
Sunday, Oct 11 @ 12:00 PM
RAMS
Sunday, Oct 18 @ 3:25 PM
CHARGERS
Sunday, Oct 25 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Sunday, Nov 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Broncos
Sunday, Nov 8 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Sunday, Nov 15 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 22 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Thursday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
BEARS
Thursday, Dec 3 @ 7:25 PM
at Lions
Sunday, Dec 13 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Sunday, Dec 20 @ 3:05 PM
at Raiders
Sunday, Dec 27 @ 3:25 PM
at Cardinals
Sunday, Jan 3 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS

Recent Topics
5m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

7m / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / musccy

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / hardrocker950

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Laser Gunns

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / all_about_da_packers


Tweeter