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With the 27th Pick in the 2009 Stampede Blue Community Mock Draft, Indianapolis selects...


Evander "Ziggy" Hood, DT, Missouri

27. Indianapolis Colts

Drafter: BigBlueShoe

Reasons for drafting: "The reasons are obvious. Hood offers the best option currently available at defensive tackle, and DT is a major need going into the draft. Hood offers size speed, quickness, and power. Is he someone who will play in a ton of Pro Bowls? Maybe not. Is he someone who can anchor the Colts defense, or provide a stable pass rush from the three tech spot? Yes.

I considered drafting Phil Loadholt or Ebben Britton here, but since so much was used last year to shore up the o-line, I figured the d-line needed some new blood. Thus, Ziggy Hood.

And yes, if Mark Sanchez had been here at #27, I would have drafted him... and so will Bill Polian if that situation happens."


Check out Ziggy Hood's scouting report at Mocking The Draft.

Yes, I took Ziggy in the SB Nation Writers Mock Draft as well.

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