Thread: Prospect Info: Last pick, #188 is....Louie Nanne
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06-23-2012, 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Sonofjorg View Post
"On our list, we go down our book, and there was a name way ahead of Louie, so I was just looking at the board talking to [fellow scout] Brian Hunter next to me, saying, 'We're going with this kid,' " Marty Nanne said. "All of a sudden, I hear, 'From Edina, Minnesota, ...' I looked over and said, 'You've got to be kidding me?" -Louis Nannes Dad

So that right there means they are full of you know what when they say they drafted him because of skill. They had a much better player on their list, but chose Nanne for his name and to play to Minnesotans (in my opinion). Waste of a 7th round pick!
If you go on to his Dad's reasoning for those statements, he said he was concerned about him being drafted to the hometown team more than anything, not that he was surprised he was drafted period.

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