Monday, April 30, 2012
Under-the-radar draft replacements
By Travis Haney
WACO, Texas -- Enough already about Robert Griffin III and the impact his loss will have on the Baylor Bears football program. That's ground traveled and tread by now. What about the guy who snapped the ball to Griffin the past two seasons?
Bears coach Art Briles' eyes widen when Philip Blake's name comes up in conversation.
"That's right," Briles says, nodding. "The center, Philip Blake ... that's like a quarterback in our offense."
So, although most would know and note who the second overall pick in this past weekend's draft was, they likely missed Blake -- the Bears' "other QB" -- going to the Denver Broncos in the fourth round.
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