Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/14/12
Pete Carroll doesn't hand anybody anything. You win, and lose your job on the practice field. Competition is key. That certainly applies at middle linebacker for the 2012 Seattle Seahawks. Rookie Bobby Wagner, a super-productive Utah St insider backer brings speed and hustle to the game. Quote: ''The (MLB) spot is wide open and we have to see what happens. This is what Bobby is putting his sights on, but we'll have to see how it goes,'' Carroll said. On his pro day he ran a 4.46 in the 40-yard dash, and had a vertical jump of 39.5 inches, and he did 24 reps with 225 pounds. He had 100-plus tackles in each of the past three seasons for the Aggies, including 147 last season and 29.5 for losses in his four seasons as a starter. He earned all-league and all-CIF honors. Seattle then drafted him 47th overall. With the loss of David Hawthorne (The Heater) to the Saints in free agency Pete Carroll and John Schneider also brought in free agent Barrett Ruud and
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