FORT COLLINS, CO - OCTOBER 15: Running back Doug Martin #22 of the Boise State Broncos eludes Donnell Alexander #7, Shaquil Barrett #56 and Ezra Thompson #2 of the Colorado State Rams for a 79 yard first quarter touchdown run at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium on October 15, 2011 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
After addressing safety, the Bucs addressed another big need in the first round by selecting running back Doug Martin out of Boise State. The Bucs didn't even lose one of their draft picks, as they gave up their second rounder and fourth rounder for the Broncos' first-round pick and their fourth-round pick.
Doug Martin could be the Bucs' foundation back, as he's capable of handling all the carries in an NFL offense, while being a very good third-down back as well. He's comparable to Ray Rice, now a star running back with the Baltimore Ravens, and Greg Schiano even noted that after his
So, let us know what you think of this pick. Should the Bucs have traded up? Was this the right position to address here? Was this the right player at that position? Are you still angry about the Mark Barron selection? Let us know in the poll and the comments.
What do you think of this selection?
I love it (599 votes)
I like it, but the trade wasn't necessary (98 votes)
I don't like it, but the trade was good (19 votes)
I hate everything about this (25 votes)
741 total votes