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Broncos scout gets blasted at Pro Day workout

CU Pro Timing Day 2011

As we all wait for the next bit of bad news to come from the Bad News Bears-style assembly at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in D.C., let’s all have a little laugh.

At the expense of Broncos director of college scouting Matt Russell.

While attending the Colorado Pro Day, Russell decided to personally experience the power of Buffaloes tackle Nate Solder.

And Russell definitely experienced it.  Enjoy.  The folks in attendance surely did.

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33 Responses to “Broncos scout gets blasted at Pro Day workout”
  1. Playmaker's Dealer says: Mar 11, 2011 10:55 AM

    greatness.

    that’s what a scout gets for pretending to be a coach

  2. citizenstrange says: Mar 11, 2011 10:56 AM

    I watched it without sound but did Russell make a “dooooosh” sound as he got hit?

  3. halestorm74 says: Mar 11, 2011 10:58 AM

    Awesome

  4. halestorm74 says: Mar 11, 2011 10:59 AM

    Winning…. Nate is a Warlock with Tiger Blood in his Veins

  5. bluefan204 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:02 AM

    Just got destroyed by an F-18

  6. rpiotr01 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:02 AM

    The Eagles can’t wait for a new CBA so they can make that scout their new MLB.

  7. mrzen79 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:03 AM

    Give the guy some credit. At least, he had the guts to take on an OT considering how small framed he is.

  8. waitingguilty says: Mar 11, 2011 11:09 AM

    Does anyone think it would have been relevant to mention that Matt Russell was an All-American LB at Colorado, and won the Butkus Award his senior year as the nation’s top LB?

    Then was drafted by the Lions and played a year before a bad knee injury ended his career?

    It’s not like this is some wannabe, this guy was a great college FB player.

    Doesn’t this information add a little something to the story?

  9. medialovesthecowboys says: Mar 11, 2011 11:12 AM

    citizenstrange says: Mar 11, 2011 10:56 AM

    I watched it without sound but did Russell make a “dooooosh” sound as he got hit?
    ——————————————————
    A 35 year old wearing a ballcap on backwards, getting delusions of grandeur from his old (and inglorious) pro days?
    I would say the answer is definitely yes.

  10. 90lbwuss says: Mar 11, 2011 11:14 AM

    Hope the lockout doesn’t stop his health insurance. Hip replacements are expensive.

  11. picksix401 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:15 AM

    lol what did this dude expect to happen?

  12. jameswestphal says: Mar 11, 2011 11:18 AM

    He served himself up to Solder. Russell played D1 college football, at Colorado, there’s no way he would be that high off the ground unintentionally.

  13. bcknights says: Mar 11, 2011 11:19 AM

    What was he thinking? Maybe pancakes for breakfast.

  14. dryzzt23 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:20 AM

    He will be a Steeler

  15. ArtModellsPimp says: Mar 11, 2011 11:24 AM

    So what? Joe Thomas does that to guys twice his size, fifty times per game…

  16. weswelkerspornstash says: Mar 11, 2011 11:32 AM

    To bad it wasn’t McShay…….

  17. connie75 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:33 AM

    Wow knocking over a 170 pound scout. Im-Press-Ive! Panthers should seriously consider drafting this guy first overall after seeing this.

  18. We'reFineThere says: Mar 11, 2011 11:35 AM

    mocks have this guy going way too low. 6’8″ for OL is basically 4.3’s for corners.

  19. freebird2011 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:36 AM

    Russell, who is a Colorado grad, won the Butkus Award as the nation’s best linebacker in 1996, so I’m sure it’s not the first time he’s been blasted by an OL.

  20. shallowfan says: Mar 11, 2011 11:38 AM

    “Give the guy some credit. At least, he had the guts to take on an OT considering how small framed he is.”

    Give him credit for what, stupidity?

    How exactly did he “take on” an OT?

    Several years ago I got the chance to workout with the 2nd string OL for an NFL team. I played in about 15 plays during practice on the DL. Surprisingly I never did get to the QB…One play I hit the OG and he pushed me back…he was gentle. I went back in and I think he was offended that I would try again…he picked me up and threw me on the ground. When I finished my shirt was in shreds and I was so sore I could barely walk for 2 days…These guys are beasts and I don’t think I would do it again.

    True story.

  21. patsfan says: Mar 11, 2011 11:39 AM

    he got debacled.

  22. richm2256 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:44 AM

    So a college kid 15 years younger and twice his size knocked him on his back …….. would you expect any less?

    @waitingguilty: That was then, this is NOW. Dude is 38, not in playing shape, half this kid’s size, and has a bad knee…. you think he’s going to that “Butkus” winner all of his life?

    Moron.

  23. jameswestphal says: Mar 11, 2011 11:46 AM

    @connie75

    Actually the guy is a 240lb former NFL Linebacker. Butkus award winner. Not really a 170lb weakling.

  24. b7p19 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:47 AM

    Didn’t a Broncos scout get “blasted” at the combine too?

  25. waitingguilty says: Mar 11, 2011 12:08 PM

    richm2256 says: Mar 11, 2011 11:44 AM

    @waitingguilty: That was then, this is NOW. Dude is 38, not in playing shape, half this kid’s size, and has a bad knee…. you think he’s going to that “Butkus” winner all of his life?

    Moron.
    ____________________________________

    Hey Rich,

    Summer, Donna.

    All I said was that it might be relevant to mention that this was not some FO geek/scout.

    A mid 30’s Butkus award winner has substantially more to offer going up against a prospect than a run of the mill FO guy.

    I understand he wasn’t going up against Ray Lewis, but he wasn’t blocking Vinny Cerrato either.

    Also, as a Buff alum, it’s quite possible that Russell was helping to make his fellow Buff look good.

    Out…

  26. Deb says: Mar 11, 2011 12:27 PM

    What was that poor little fellow thinking?!? That was like watching the Giant clobber Jack after he climbed the beanstalk!

  27. joetoronto says: Mar 11, 2011 12:44 PM

    Nice decleater.

    Reminds me of Jones Drew Blowing up Merriman.

  28. rockymtnphinfan says: Mar 11, 2011 1:15 PM

    If you watch closely Solder takes a step to the right before the other guy even moves. Either Solder knew the count or the scout is slow as molasses.

  29. davikes says: Mar 11, 2011 1:31 PM

    Yup, that looks like defense the way the Broncos played it last year.

  30. thefiesty1 says: Mar 11, 2011 2:02 PM

    That’ll teach him. Maybe he should stay on the sidelines.

  31. docredskin says: Mar 11, 2011 2:13 PM

    It would seem MORE impressive if the scout actually has some on-field bona fides. Either way, Patrick Willis he is not, so take it with a grain of salt.

    On the other hand, if they play this season with swabs, Solder would be Anthony Munoz.

  32. thespeaker08 says: Mar 11, 2011 2:49 PM

    @We’re Fine There

    No it’s not….

  33. drummer1279 says: Mar 11, 2011 8:56 PM

    I think any male past the age of 18, who wears a hat backwards, should take multiple hits like that daily until they grow a pair. What a douche.

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