Dillon Graham

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  1. themistocles
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    Bullis said last year that Graham would be the best in the class. Injuries have hurt him, but he could be a very good player if he ever gets his body straightened.

    Give him a chance.

    When Billy D signs a kid, they have to have a lot of very good qualities. He isn't just looking for victories, like some coaches we know, he is into building relationships and helping kids develop in ways that will help themselves, help their team and help society.

    Give him a chance.
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    Correct. I don't understand why people can't see Dillon's upside. The kid is very athletic, and some of the passes he made in the exhibition and the opener were terrific. He just hasn't gotten shots to fall yet, and it appears to me that he's rushing them a bit. Both he and Walker have clearly improved considerably from last year, but they're still not there yet.
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    Agree with the prevailing thought here on Dillon ... give the kid a chance to develop. It is obvious he isn't healthy.
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    if he is injured, I hope he can get a medical redshirt.
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    Well said and spot on. +1 :yes:
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    When you can get to the point that you have enough upperclassmen, coupled with a few elites, to develop younger players it is the best of both worlds in my opinion. There is only so many 5 stars out there and if coaches are smart enough to evaluate and develop talent over a period of four years it gives a solid nucleus to the program and makes it easier to rebuild year-to-year. Casey Prather is an excellent example of this process. A couple of seasons ago he couldn't stay on the court for longer than around two minutes before Billy would pull him. In contrast, without him I don't believe we would have won our first game this season. That's a credit to him and the coaching he has received.
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    I thought his d was very good in the North Fl game. He Wil l be ok.
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    He and Walker should have both redshirted last year as a 5th season would have given them their best season as men and not teenagers.

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