Ian Johnson Undrafted: My faith In Humanity Dashed

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Published: April 26, 2009


... the "face" of the Broncos for the last three years, went undrafted in this weekends NFL draft and I'm not happy about it.

You wanna know why I'm not happy about it? Look at who was drafted. Tom freakin' Brandstater was drafted! Two Mountain West running backs were drafted that had fewer TDs in their career than Johnson's sophomore season alone—one of them had fewer career yards than Johnson's sophomore campaign as well.

You are telling me that Ian Johnson, the very definition of a character player, who scored 58 rushing TDs in his career and finished eigth in Heisman voting as a sophomore isn't a better pick than UNLV's Frank Summers? Really, NFL? A guy who posted the second fastest time among running backs at the NFL combine and showed versatility and character throughout his career can't even make it 10-deep on the "top remaining players" list hours into day two of the draft? Really, "Scouts Inc."?

What a slap in the face to a kid who played through inju...

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