You certainly cannot believe everything that a player's former coach says about him. More often than not, it will be effusive praise -- but embedded in these interviews with Seattle's draftee's former coaches are interesting tidbits on how each player was used in their system, what kind of strengths they might have, and this information helps us figure out how they'll fit with the Seahawks, both in the lockerroom and schematically.
Rick Neuheisal, talking about Paul Richardson (UCLA recruit) and Cassius Marsh:
Colorado HC Mike MacIntyre talks about Paul Richardson:
More from MacIntyre:
Colorado Buffaloes WRs coach Troy Walters talks about Paul Richardson:
UCLA HC Jim L. Mora talks about DT/DE Cassius Marsh:
San Diego State DBs coach Danny Gonzalez talks about SS/CB Eric Pinkins:
Middle Tennessee State DC Tyrone Nix talks about DT Jimmy Staten.
Arkansas HC Bret Bielema talks about FB Kiero Small (starts at about ~20min mark):