Thread: Prospect Info: Last pick, #188 is....Louie Nanne
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06-24-2012, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by danccchan View Post
That is what I am worried about. I am 100% against your position that 7th round is just as strong (or weak) as the 3rd round.

But like you said, scouting has improved so much, developmental systems have changed, and the rounds moved from 9 to 7 rounds, not leaving much room for us to compare stats...
Well than let me clarify my position as stated at the start of this. There is a difference between the 3rd and 7th. It's pretty clear. However I believe it to be quite small. It's certainly not as large of a difference as you would think.

So that's why I'm not favor of using a 7th-rounder on a player that wouldn't sniff the draft without that last name. Take it seriously, just like you would a 3rd-rounder. I mean, Nanne was below a point per game last year in Minnesota high school. His offensive numbers aren't even in the same ballpark as other Minnesotans that have been drafted.

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