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Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Posted on: October 30, 2011 3:02 pm
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Posted by Will Brinson

Not breaking news for anyone that watched college football last night: Andrew Luck is really, really good. Teams want him, and men want to be him.

Halfway through the early games during Week 8, the Indianapolis Colts are looking like the clear-cut favorite to win the Luck sweepstakes.

And as CBS Sports Charley Casserly reported on Sunday, they're totally OK with that.

"Barring any medical issue with Andrew Luck, if the Colts have a chance to take him next year, they're going to take him," Casserly said on The NFL Today.

Casserly also pointed out Luck, who does have one year of eligibility left at Stanford, is "unlikely" to return to school in 2012. Oh, yes, and he compares somewhat favorably in terms of how teams view him.

"First of all, talking to the Luck camp, it's highly unlikely that he would go back to Stanford," Casserly said. "Talking to general managers around the league, they say Andrew Luck will be the highest-rated quarterback coming out since the 1983 draft, which had John Elway as the first player taken."

That's ridiculously high praise, and probably a bit ironic too, considering the likelihood of Luck replacing the only guy -- Peyton Manning -- who might have left college as more of a sure thing.

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Since: Oct 30, 2011
Posted on: October 30, 2011 8:56 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

The Colts could clearly use a better option at QB than we have. However, Luck will not be a miracle worker here. Unless he is capable to come in and do exactly what Manning can do with this personnel, it will take lots of changes for Luck to have a big impact. I do think he would be a huge help, but don't blow this out of proportion. 



Since: Oct 10, 2011
Posted on: October 30, 2011 7:27 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Draft Luck and civil war breaks out in Indiana between Luck supporters and Manning supporters, wander who will NATO support in this case???



Since: Oct 30, 2011
Posted on: October 30, 2011 5:26 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

I hear you.  Being in Detroit, I can tell you all that having a young QB is only part of the equation. And there's no guarantee he's going to be Manning. Irsay is tanking that team to get one player, and having gone through 0-16 here recently that makes us cranky because a lot of us here see Indi as our second team.



Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: October 30, 2011 5:22 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Luck looks like the real deal.  He is calm under pressure, tosses a nice ball, calls his own plays, and seems to be quite solidly placed on the ground.  I am kind of stunned that the Colts would get him with Mr Peyton around.  That has to hurt.  The Colts are bad, but if he has his way, Peyton will play this year and win a game or two to help or hurt the Luck cause.  I think that the Dolphins have a great chance at him, however, my dark horse is Arizona.  Arizona has the 1 win and they just lost in a bad way.  They never have had that QB on their team and they could really use him.  Sure, Corn on the Kolb is there, but he is not the answer.  Last year, we missed the whole offseason.  This year, we will have some great, great transactions!!!  Come on out, Luck, make this draft fun.



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: October 30, 2011 5:03 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Yeah,yeah. They saud the same things about Ryan Leaf and JaMarcus Russell. Where are they at? Nevertheless, I feel Luck is definitely better than both of them. However, let's not make him the next Manning, Brady, Rodgers, or Elway, just yet.
If you didn't know, guys are drafted off potential...not because they have a 99 rating in a video game. You never know who may pan out, and who might not...that's why it's a gamble. You basically contradict yourself comparing Luck to guys who didn't pan out, and in the next sentence talking about the guys who did.... And did you realize Brady was a 6th rounder? so no one saw him as anything special..... lot of these scouts just go off the consensus it seems, and don't actually put the work in to form there own opinion. 



Since: Apr 15, 2008
Posted on: October 30, 2011 5:00 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

I don't get where the Colts love Andrew?
It's funny to me how analysts just make something up, they have there opinion, that's fine...but when does there opinion become facts? especially when there are no facts to support there claim? 

Charley Casserly is a moron.

 



Since: Oct 30, 2007
Posted on: October 30, 2011 4:44 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

I don't get where the Colts love Andrew?



Since: Jan 7, 2007
Posted on: October 30, 2011 4:39 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Whooa!!!Whaaat!!! im see_ing a whole lotta needs my self but its sure the Colts needs more than one pick!



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: October 30, 2011 4:21 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

  In addition, to my first comment,"Lost in all the rhetoric, is the play of Barkley. He's a solid top QB pro prospect,as well."



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: October 30, 2011 4:10 pm
 

Luck 'unlikely' to stay in school, Colts love him

Yeah,yeah. They saud the same things about Ryan Leaf and JaMarcus Russell. Where are they at? Nevertheless, I feel Luck is definitely better than both of them. However, let's not make him the next Manning, Brady, Rodgers, or Elway, just yet.


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