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Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland.

Playing the role of Al Davis beautifully is 'Hoyadestroya85.' He writes:

With this pick I was very tempted to take Rolando McClain because not only is linebacker a need for the Raiders there is also some uncertainty regarding Kirk Morrison. Al Davis blames a lot of the run defense woes on Morrison (most likely unfairly) so I was trying to get into the head of Al. Then I looked at McClain's average 40 times and I knew it wasn't going to fly. Mario Henderson and Khalif Barnes are probably the worst tackle pairing in the NFL so something has to give. Bruce Campbell has the measurables that Al Davis loves (see: Darrius Heyward-Bey, JaMarcus Russell.) After the combine it basically sealed it without a doubt that Campbell is right to continue Mr. Davis' Commitment To "Excellence" in the draft.

Forget the fact that he was inconsistent in college, wasn't dominant and had less than two full years of time at left tackle. He's huge and he's athletic and that's all that really matters to Al Davis these days.

My take: Very dangerous stuff, trying to get into the head of the oddball Oakland owner. But, 'Hoya' did a good job. As for whether that was a good idea, I leave up to you to decide. Oh, and if 'Hoya' acts strangely for a few days we will have to forgive him. This is the perfect Davis pick, whether it is a good idea or not. If Campbell does not go to the Raiders, he still may be on the board in the second round.

POS TEAM PLAYER POS SCHOOL DRAFTER
1 St. Louis Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma Soldier_
2 Detroit Ndamukong Suh DT Nebraska soulpower
3 Tampa Bay Gerald McCoy DT Oklahoma i_formation27
4 Washington Russell Okung OT Oklahoma State G Fan in England
5 Kansas City Eric Berry S Tennessee ronjohnson
6 Seattle Jimmy Clausen QB Notre Dame CCE718
7 Cleveland Dez Bryant WR Oklahoma State GreatGatsby
8 Oakland Bruce Campbell OT Maryland Hoyadestroya85
9 Buffalo The Greek
10 Jacksonville jp2y
11 Denver NYG_Slater
12 Miami sunlion333
13 San Francisco RIPShea
14 Seattle CCE718
15 N.Y. Giants Ed Valentine
16 Tennessee Jason??
17 San Francisco RIPShea
18 Pittsburgh ross_stephen
19 Atlanta daddyzander
20 Houston BitterEli
21 Cincinnati Woogie526
22 New England Ryan Valentine
23 Green Bay Dan Luibil
24 Philadelphia Bye Dawk
25 Baltimore Larry Soprano
26 Arizona Snipah
27 Dallas pataroons
28 San Diego hakeemthedream
29 N.Y. Jets Brooklyn58
30 Minnesota hurikaine
31 Indianapolis Charles L.
32 New Orleans GiantsReignSupreme