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The Gonzo Lounge>*****The Creed Humphrey Thread*****
Dante84 07:26 PM 04-30-2021
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Humphrey grew up watching the Sooners and wrestling like his father, Chad, who grappled at the University of Central Oklahoma. The first-team all-state pick at Shawnee High School redshirted in 2017 before taking over the starting center spot in 12 of 14 games played in 2018, when he earned Freshman All-American and honorable mention All-Big 12 honors while helping the front five win the Joe Moore Award as the nation's top offensive line. Humphrey sat out spring 2019 practices due to injury but was ready for the fall, garnering Rimington Trophy finalist, second-team Associated Press All-American and Big 12 Co-Offensive Lineman of the Year accolades as a 14-game starter. The 2020 team captain and 11-game starter was named a third-team AP All-American, Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year and first-team all-conference center as a junior. He accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl. -- by Chad Reuter

Overview
Savvy, game-wise center with below-average length, good core strength and a full slate of intangibles desired at that position. Humphrey is praised inside the building for his outstanding leadership and having the recognition to make all the calls up front. He's more of a positional blocker than fork-lifter but has the core strength to neutralize and stalemate blockers at the point of attack. He's not a plus athlete but he's athletic enough as a move blocker, with the ability to work his feet into position to finish blocks after contact. He plays with a nasty streak when needed, which will appeal to offensive line coaches, but his overall profile might be more "steady" than "star." Humphrey is a solid, safe selection and should become a longtime starter.

Strengths
  • Three-year starter and two-year team captain.
  • Undeniable team leader and tough individual.
  • Wrestling background is evident in core strength.
  • Strong hands help maintain base block.
  • Looks to work hands into position after losing battle early.
  • Swings hips into position to seal the block.
  • Fluid footwork for short-pull game.
  • Finishes blocks with good intensity.
  • Technique to trap and pancake leaning nose.
  • Hands in punch were tighter and more accurate at Senior Bowl.
  • Helps with cleanup when teammates' protection gets leaky.
  • Capable in recovery mode.

Weaknesses
  • Very short arms for his size, allowing defenders to get shots into his frame.
  • Longer defenders separate and discard him.
  • Will give some early ground against strong bull rush.
  • Occasional drift against twisting fronts.
  • Susceptible against push-pull specialists.
  • Snap-to-step lateral quickness is average.
  • Doesn't generate noticeable push as a drive blocker at point of attack.
  • Gets a little grabby through contact on the move.

Sources Tell Us
"He was the best offensive lineman on the team when they won the Joe Moore Award (best offensive line in college football) and that line had everybody drafted, which speaks volumes for his ability." -- Southwest area scout for AFC team

Creed Humphrey was drafted with pick 63 of round 2 in the 2021 draft class. He scored a 10 RAS out of a possible 10.00. This ranked 1 out of 496 OC from 1987 to 2021. https://t.co/6Lf4JeRywo #RAS #Chiefs pic.twitter.com/i7KMgOBKLA

— Kent Lee Platte (@MathBomb) May 1, 2021


The moment Creed Humphrey became a Chief �� @creed_humphrey pic.twitter.com/Et1FSKOBvV

— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 1, 2021

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Rainbarrel 08:07 PM 04-30-2021
The Mahomes Security System components have been chosen. Time for the install.
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kccrow 08:09 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by MAHOMO 4 LIFE!:
Imagine if Schwartz re signs lol
If he can be back 100%? Jizz... everywhere...
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lcarus 08:09 PM 04-30-2021
Dude has a good name for a center too. I know you don't judge a book by its cover by I'm judging this book by its title. Creed Humphrey is the name of a center that wrecks shit.
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Halfcan 08:10 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by RunKC:
Brown Jr-Thuney-Humphrey-Long-Niang

Thatís a top 5 OL holy shit Veach
:-)

Mahomes deserves the best!
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bobhill 08:10 PM 04-30-2021
Possible o-line start of next season Brown-Thuney-Humphery-Alingretti-Niang
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BigRedChief 08:10 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by lcarus:
Dude has a good name for a center too. I know you don't judge a book by its cover by I'm judging this book by its title. Creed Humphrey is the name of a center that wrecks shit.
Yeah but he has tiny arms. :-)
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Mecca 08:11 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by bobhill:
Possible o-line start of next season Brown-Thuney-Humphery-Alingretti-Niang
Allegretti is gonna be fighting for a roster spot...
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TwistedChief 08:11 PM 04-30-2021
I'm honestly willing to bet there's never been a single instance in the NFL that a team from one game to the next has ever incrementally improved their OL as we will have from the Super Bowl to Week 1 2021.

We have no idea what this offense is capable of with this kind of line. It opens up so many things that weren't even possible before.

I never imagined I could be this excited about a center pick, but he fits so well with what this team has tried to do this offseason.
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ThyKingdomCome15 08:12 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by MAHOMO 4 LIFE!:
Imagine if Schwartz re signs lol
Yes, Niang is still a question mark. If Schwartz can play even half the season that would be good.
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New World Order 08:13 PM 04-30-2021
Blythe to RG? Prob will be backup Center.
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Halfcan 08:15 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by MAHOMO 4 LIFE!:
Imagine if Schwartz re signs lol
His interview on 610 today was amazing. Mitch said he has to make sure he is 100% then decide if he wants to stay playing-if so, the Chiefs will have 1st rights of refusal.
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Tribal Warfare 08:15 PM 04-30-2021

Creed Humphrey speaks to the media!

📺: 4/30-5/1 on NFLN; Draft-A-Thon on @NFL https://t.co/AcHMw36RI6

— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 1, 2021

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nychief 08:16 PM 04-30-2021
Thicccc
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Kman34 08:17 PM 04-30-2021
Is it weird that I can't wait to watch this offensive line play?? Almost more excited than watching Mahomes... This combination just gets me horny for football...
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BigRedChief 08:18 PM 04-30-2021
Originally Posted by ThyKingdomCome15:
Yes, Niang is still a question mark. If Schwartz can play even half the season that would be good.
Those big dudes that have back issues over 30 rarely return to their old selfs. It’s a very steep hill he’s climbing.
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