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Gene Smith is perhaps most famous (or infamous) for not drafting Tim Tebow in the 2010 NFL Draft. And let’s face it, you wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t know who the hell Smith is. He was the man who drafted Tyson Alualu, a projected second round defensive tackle, rather than the “savior” of the franchise. Never was there a hometown guy that was so desperately wanted by some fans to be drafted to a team.
Some. Not all. Not even half.
Well, it never happened. Smith selected California’s Tyson Alualu with the tenth overall selection.
Looking back, for me, it was the right choice over Tebow, but there were others who were projected better than Alualu at the time and came out as better players so far in their NFL career. Earl Thomas could’ve helped a woeful Jacksonville secondary or Jason Pierre-Paul could’ve helped cure the Jaguars’ anemic pass rush. But hindsight is 20/20, I guess.
Smith was quoted later that night by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King as saying, “I don’t gi
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