NFL SERIES 11 DRAFT PICK PLAYER NAMED TO LINEUP
Rookie QB Alex Smith to get his own action figure
Friday, April 01, 2005
The 2005 NFL season truly kicks off on April 23rd, when the NFL Draft adds hundreds of talented college players to the ranks of the 32 professional teams. McFarlane Toys gets a draft pick this year, too we've saved a slot in this summer's NFL 11 series for one of the top-rated draft prospects.
Last year, we planned ahead and had a two-pack scheduled with Peyton Manning and his soon-to-be-drafted little brother Eli. This year our schedule has moved up a bit, with our Draft Pick figure being a part of our first regular series.
"With the first pick of the 2005 NFL Draft, McFarlane Toys selects ... Alex Smith, quarterback, San Francisco 49ers."
Smith was the top overall selection in the 2005 draft. He re-wrote the record book at Utah setting new standards for completion percentage (66.3 percent), passing efficiency (162.7) and yards gained per completion (13.5).
Smith's career numbers are staggering passing for 5,208 yards, 47 touchdowns and only eight interceptions. He led the Utes to their highest national ranking in 2004 while becoming the school's first Heisman Trophy and Davey O'Brien award finalist. Smith joins the rest of our NFL 11 lineup, which also includes:
TIKI BARBER, New York Giants running back
BEN ROETHLISBERGER, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback
JOE HORN, New Orleans Saints wide receiver
RANDY MOSS, Oakland Raiders wide receiver
WILLIS McGAHEE, Buffalo Bills running back
WILLIE ROAF, Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle
TOM BRADY, New England Patriots quarterback
JULIUS JONES, Dallas Cowboys running back
NFL 11 is due in stores in early September.
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