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

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by GatorDuck, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. GatorDuck

    GatorDuck All American

    Apr 11, 2007
    2018. Gator Commitment.
    QB Emory Jones 6-3 195 of Heard County High School, Boys Varsity Football. Franklin, Georgia.
    12.20.2017. Commitment.
    12.20.2017. Early Gator Signee.
    1.8.2018. Early Gator Enrollment.

    Another QB option, 5* Emory Jones?


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  2. GATOR_4Life

    GATOR_4Life All American

    Aug 16, 2010
    Marietta, Ga
    DM or staff needs to reach out and secure a visit here or an in home, then it's news. Jones is definitely a legit prospect who would fit the system.

    This time of year if nobody (recuit or staff) is committing their time it's really a nonstory. This isn't fake news, but its not particularly interesting either.
  3. ugahairydawgs

    ugahairydawgs Senior

    Apr 9, 2007
    He's been looking around a lot in the past few months. Has taken a bunch of trips to Alabama, to the point where Ohio State has started recruiting Jarren Williams.
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  4. ufdeadhead

    ufdeadhead Junior

    Nov 18, 2016
    If he's 110% committed to OSU as he says, and just wanting to take visits because he didn't get the chance to earlier, why waste any time or effort on a guy who in all likelihood isn't flipping to UF in 2 weeks.
  5. ShadowCat

    ShadowCat GC Legend

    Jan 6, 2015
    Only reasons he would consider us, and they are good ones, is a new coach coming in that runs a scheme he would flourish in... with no established starter, and the ability to become "the man" like Tebow.
  6. candymanfromgc

    candymanfromgc Moderator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Consider this before you get excited. Quote "I would probably go up there if I had the time."
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  7. The_Graygator

    The_Graygator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 11, 2007
    Don't be surprised if Kedarius Toney gets a look at QB imo. Kid can throw and move.
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  8. BLING

    BLING GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 16, 2007
    I'd need to see more.I don't quite buy in. He could be great as a change of pace still, or as a poor man's percy. Lining up sometimes at QB, sometimes at RB, sometimes at WR. Just get him 10 or so touches and good things should happen. Throw it once in awhile to keep teams honest. But I don't think he can run 20 times a game from the QB position (durability concern), or throw it 20 times a game with great success.

    I think he can be a weapon. although it should be emphasized "poor-man's" Percy. Percy was a whole different level of explosive. He has those type of moves, but not sure he is 2 steps faster than everyone else on the field like Percy was. I don't see that.
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  9. bobbybaker86

    bobbybaker86 All American

    Sep 4, 2017
    Man he can't even stay healthy at the position he plays nows, much less be a qb
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  10. lizardo50

    lizardo50 Freshman

    Nov 28, 2016
    I've said it before but no one listens the kid gets no respect hope he gets the look
  11. sleeze

    sleeze GC Hall of Fame

    Jul 24, 2007
    South GA
    I like Toney, but he has to stay healthy to be a DT QB.
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  12. Spurffel

    Spurffel All American

    Apr 9, 2007
    Agree - people also forget how physical Percy was. He always got that extra yard or two after contact when we needed it. He wasn't just a speedster.
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  13. WC53

    WC53 GC Legend

    Oct 17, 2015
    Old City
    Percy also didn't dance, he just jetted. We have a few guys that spend time trying to juke, then get creamed.
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  14. gatorlaxn

    gatorlaxn All American

    Aug 28, 2014
    Atlanta Ga
    Toney would have to put on a lot more weight to play QB in Mullen’s offense! Don’t think he has the frame to..
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  15. crl

    crl GC Hall of Fame

    Nov 8, 2008
    And he knew how to beat the drug tests like the gumps but unlike that idiot Grierdashian. :rolleyes:
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  16. themistocles

    themistocles VIP Member

    Apr 8, 2007
    Temple Terrace, FL
    Harvin was a 5 even Gold Medalist in Virginia in Track, but he was not 2 steps faster than everyone else. Roughly as fast as Toney, possibly a small tad faster. Don't you recall when that track kid ran him down like he was standing still in the Bowl Game (admittedly, he might have been a bit tired there). And Harvin couldn't Throw the Ball.

    In comparison, Harvins big advantage was a very, very powerful body (smaller but like Tebow), while Toney's advantage is a reasonably decent pass, although anything but a great one.

    You are correct that you would not want him Rushing 20 times a game (much like Malik Davis), nor Throwing 20 passes (not accurate or strong enough for that), however, as SOS said: "Put the ball in his hands."
  17. jeffbrig

    jeffbrig GC Hall of Fame

    Aug 7, 2007
    I agree. Some don't realize just how impressive a physique the guy had. This is not the build of a typical college WR.


    The other thing he had going for him with all that power was amazing quickless/acceleration. That's why he was so elusive. It wasn't that he was outright faster than everyone else. But he could catch a ball, turn, and be almost full speed again in about one step. Just an amazing athlete.
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  18. crl

    crl GC Hall of Fame

    Nov 8, 2008
    Harvin was also the quickest guy I've ever seen. He would make moves at full speed that you couldn't even see and guys with clean shots would completely whiff. Unreal. Toney is not even close to as good as Harvin.
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  19. AlfaGator

    AlfaGator GC Hall of Fame

    Aug 31, 2007
    There is only one Percy. We may never have a player with his abilities for many more decades.:) Not even fair to compare Toney to PH.
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  20. UFreak

    UFreak Premium Member Trusted GC Insider

    Apr 8, 2007
    Gainesville, FL
    Toney is no Percy, but he ain't chopped liver either. The guy is a special talent. He needs to hit the weights hard this year and learn how to run routes. He has the talent to be an All-SEC caliber player.
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