Ernie Sims, LB is moving up the Lions draft board!

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The Lions draft wants have not changed, but other teams motives and ideas have. Clearly the Lions want (in this order) 1. Mario Williams, NC State DE 2. A.J. Hawk, LB OSU 3. Mike Huff, S Texas 

I have told all of you that. They also like one of the big three QB's and if he falls they will select him, although that isn't probable. (Sorry I can't say who, I promised)

Here is a name however in case one of the top guys I mentioned or the QB aren't there: Ernie Sims, LB FSU. Now this would seem to not fit in with Coach Marinelli and Millen's comments about character becuase there have been some off field issues. However if he is the one then one thing is certain, they have studied it out. Here is the info on Sims:

Ernie Sims, Florida State (5-11 1/8, 231; 4.55)
He had a complete workout at the Combine. He ran two 40s in 4.50 and 4.59 seconds. He also ran the short shuttle in 4.22 and the three-cone drill in 7.31. In addition, he had a 41-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-5 broad jump and 25 bench presses. In high school, he played linebacker and running back. He gained over 9 yards per carry and scored 23 touchdowns. He earned a varsity letter when he was in the eighth grade, and his team won four state titles. He also ran track. At FSU, he played as a true freshman in 2003, then started 24 games over the next two seasons. He worked out as a safety and a linebacker at the Combine. He's a very tough, physical player who can cover backs or receivers, but he had no interceptions at FSU. He's a strong tackler and a great leader with an outstanding football temperament. Though he plays undisciplined at times, he should be a Pro Bowl-type player.