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Seahawks Round 1 2012 NFL Draft – Bruce Irvin pick according to twitter

2012 NFL Draft - @BIrvin_WVU11

With their first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks chose Bruce Irvin from West Virginia.

Irvin was chosen 15th overall.

After the Seahawks traded back with the Eagles to acquire two more picks. The Seattle Seahawks now have their man.

Only problem is, hardly anyone knew him.

Here’s a bit about him. (With a little help from Wiki)

Bruce Irvin (born November 1, 1987) was considered one of the best outside linebacker / defensive end prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft.

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Seahawks Bruce Irvin Analysis

Irvin attended Stockbridge High School until transferring to in Stephenson High School before his junior year. He dropped out of school during the middle of his junior year.

Irvin attended Butler Community College before transferring to Mt. San Antonio College. While at Mt. San Antonio Irvin had 72 tackles, 16 sacks, three forced fumbles and a touchdown on a fumble recovery.

He was named a JC Athletic Bureau first team All-American and was the all-California Region III player of the year.

Irvin transferred to West Virginia University in 2010. He finished the season second in the nation in sacks with 14. He was a second team all-Big East selection and an honorable mention All-American by SI.com.

Below is the Bruce Irvin Seahawks selection + reaction on twitter.

First came the pick…

Then the reaction…

Then the video… (The Pick is at the 1:15 mark)

Listen carefully for the guy yelling “What The F&$#!”

Then the Coach and GM speak…

The Mainstream media weigh in…

The Local bloggers and hardcore fans weigh in fast.

WE get some video up on Irwin so we can find out who he is…

The quotes and interviews and back story start rolling in…

Lots of details and factoids are out there now.  YOU like the pick more now don’t you?

https://twitter.com/#!/Clayton_ESPN/statuses/195709898753982465

The comparisons are now out there, we know all about this guy now don’t we?

The voices of some of our respected draft “experts” weigh in…

We know all about him now, and yet there’s more…

We now know a ton about Bruce Irvin. And we’re pretty darn happy with the pick.

More analysis – predictions and schedule thoughts to come soon on the Seahawks blog.

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