2010 NFL Draft: Welcome, Taylor Mays; Watch Out, Seahawks!

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sports "experts," goads of sports writers and columnists, all kinds of talking heads on radio and TV who talk way too much, and even his former coach don't believe in Taylor Mays.
But I do.
Since I'm a no one, that doesn't really matter, but to Mays all of the above does.
This guy is gonna come in fuming, much as his USC buddy Rey Maualuga came into the league last year, after dropping in the draft.
Although I don't personally know Maualuga, a now-defunct daily newspaper in Eureka that I co-founded covered him while we were still printing.
He was graduated from the same high school I was graduated from.
And I know a lot of local people who know him.
Maualuga may have had a few troubles, but who doesn't? Especially in college. Especially when your father dies while you are in college.
The hits on Maualuga were bogus; plus, who wants a sedate linebacker?
Although there are other hits against Mays, I feel the same way. He's gonna come in with o...

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