2018. Gator Early ENROLLMENT. QB Emory Jones 6-3 195. Heard County HS GA.

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    Fields seems like a good kid. Wish him all the luck at UGA, until we play him of course than he’s Gator bait.

    The one thing I’ve noticed with a lot of articles that have come out since Dec 20 is EJ appears to have a lot of top recruits he calls friends and who call him a friend. He appears to be able to “play well with others” for lack of a better phrase. Something we need in our QB. Need someone who can step up and form relationships with his teammates and become a leader, someone who is willing to set aside their ego for the team. EJ is showing himself to be that guy.
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    I hope this kid is our starter from day 1.

    He may or may not be the one that takes us all the way back to the promised land, but he's probably the best fit we'll have on our roster next year. So if we want to contend in years 2,3,4 with Mullen. Our best bet might be to take our lumps with a true freshmen QB.
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    Read where he recommended UF to EJ too. Said he’d probably have picked UF if he wasn’t all Georgia. Cited depth chart and the need for a QB.
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    Per Rivals, he’s having a bad week on the field. Footwork issues or something but it sounds like he’s having trouble with touch passes and he’s skipping passes to WRs. Might be time to temper year 1 expectations.
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    At first I thought u were talking about JF and was encouraged but then realized u were referring to EJ and became depressed. :(
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    That was my reaction too.
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    We will see when the lights come on thurs, don't make too much of a couple days of. Practice drills.
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    Game doesn't always matter either. I seem to recall Driskel looking pretty good in one of these games and a bunch of Gator fans thinking he was going to keep the nat champs coming.
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    Think Driskel was only 2 of 8 in the game. But had a wow moment rolling right and threw a dime 60 yards on the dead run at sideline that receiver dropped.
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    Byron cowart looked like an NFL player playing in this game. That being said, VH3, Brandon Spikes and many others did too.
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    I vaguely remember him having a long run too but my memory is bad.
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    I posted an update the other day that said he had the 3rd best performance of qbs.
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    You're right. He did.
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    Looked like a man among boys.
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    How many were there? 6? Hopefully not 4. And who is DTR they were referring to on TOS? He was supposedly the best looking QB in the game according to them.
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    Thompson-Robinson is UCLA commit. He looked good.
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    Dorian Thompson Robinson- ucla commit. He's very good.

    Gatewood looked good in tonight's game. He was bull being hit by flies.

    Jack west- Stanford looked very nervous and had a tendency to run out of the pocket before it started to break down.

    Emory- ran a lot of RPO and I saw one errant throw. Didn't watch the 2nd half yet.

    Texas' dbs were flying around.

    Marcus Washington is a stud. Someone's getting a good one.

    Preston couldn't catch a cold tonight.

    Meadows looked a lot heavier than I remembered. Theres alot of DL talent this year.
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    Just being objective here. Emory did not play very well.

    That doesn't mean I think he is a bad qb. He clearly knows how to run the read option and was very patient about pulling or leaving the ball with the RB. He was inaccurate with his throwing and when he ran he wasn't super elusive.

    He is more of a glider and long strider.

    To be clear, I am stoked we have him. But he didn't have a great game.

    I thought Dorian Thompson Robinson was the best qb on the field Thursday night.
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    Damn Dion wouldn't let a Gator QB shine. EJ had what, 3 attempts? The Dorian kid had like 20. What a no tackling ass.
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    promoting his guy #21
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