Colvin credits himself for Urlacher's success
Tue, 26 Feb 2013|
Roosevelt Colvin joined Bears Insider John 'Moon' Mullin and explains why he feels responsible for Brian Urlacher becoming a Hall of Fame linebacker - 2/26
From the NFL scouting combine is John moon Mullin CSN Chicago dot com Bears insider with a Bears legend in the past -- Rosie Colvin that a few years that you look outside as they say it's. Some young guys around him. Remember your commentary I do. Tony Stewart it's pro -- yet they've answered consist -- Kansas sign -- things. Who grew -- do you station hotel and guys that you can't park here assembled here for the comments that the greens are in the bag so. -- department going to grow as you walked in the front door. Great experience. But if Rose is a legend for a couple of reasons one as a singer. Rupert that good that it he also a bit better tribute to lose the individual who beat out Brian Urlacher and and they stayed friends I think yes we. As a rookie year Bryan was just Sam linebacker him and Rosie. Went to war in camp and I'm removed a you beat out Brian Urlacher I it. Can you tell people that I and the reason why. He will be in the hall of fame because if I had -- the crowd he'd be just some regular Sam linebacker -- city -- and middle lineman. Well I hope he's gonna abuses present I would hope that I visited him by Bryant and Watson -- -- But the second part Jews in this gets to current day with the Bears we came close. The guy who was -- was at the end. Maybe use position of linebacker coming with a new coaching staff once. You have ten and a half sacks two years in a row basically is Sam linebacker put your hand on the ground and third downs. How difficult transition is that or is that really good -- years ago. You know it was very difficult for me over to my house music you can seniors linebacker. In college level tomorrow freshly as a linebacker in the three years as a defensive -- and get drafted as a linebacker I know nothing about drops songs curls and hooks. -- -- lives in the defense I was required to learn some things that I had no idea of a professional level with the best in the game. What you'll notice I was in the version of the get released in the training camp because it is to -- you take it. I lost a lot of weight at dropped by about 25 pounds so. It was it was -- it was a question mark what -- what was going to be announced probably the big reason why. They drafted Ryan took place because I was really the relatively unknown struggles as a team over here so. If this young man has talent -- he has the ability to rush the -- if he can take. Just a few lessons and understand what he's played linebacker position and basically you know when to go forward and when to go back. And that's really keys to review plays. He has the opportunity to play them at different. It's it's. Also an opportunity as the passes are forward -- it would have taken. Yes and their scheme actually you have to learn that -- -- to get asking remlinger and basically control cute guys at 225 pounds yes. 205 pounds has good. To I end up. Work out of this work through. The good thing about it was I was used to using my hands I was and everything line. I've been burned out because he was used to be a -- -- in college was -- for -- it was just a lot of times. You the Sam linebacker -- their defense was on the line and do Titans and it was something that we that helped me tremendously. Great opportunity. Fortunately -- -- them. Obviously Seattle -- for -- McLellan spent most of you -- him on the ground. After being more the rover in college while some of these picked up their skills and look -- politics legacy with the opportunities he's given an opportunity we'll just have to commit to. He has the work. -- You. Well bruiser working for the Big Ten network knows moved into. Into the media aside I think the dark side of. Fortunately. A little trading the -- did a lot of players don't like that. You know I always look at the NFL as a steppingstone as it just goes into what I was born after. Great opportunities. To soak up knowledge of the race distance wise you like this to -- The Bears organization. Difficult it would take my fingers. Were announced in a very good -- really appreciative of everybody that's helped me mould myself into young man in the June 20. But it runs over to where I am today and I really do enjoy and have a good time in the Big Ten network today by is hanging around go to college football season Friday's take -- out. And he's just trying to did your father -- Good role model could pass rusher and that looked good to see who it. Dampier Telecom I was. Rosie Colvin former bear former Patriot. Houston Chicago dot com Bears insider John Mamola.