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2019. Gator Commitment #10. OL Riley Simonds

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by Diesel350z, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Diesel350z

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    2019 Gator Commitment.
    OG Riley Simonds 6-4 324.
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    Buford High School. Buford, Georgia.


    Riley Simonds, the nation's 20th-ranked OG Announces him commitment to the Gators.

     
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  2. Wanne15

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    Boom, big boy
     
  3. Nic

    Nic Premium Member

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    Great decision, welcome to the family Riley. Go Gators!
     
  4. severnt

    severnt Junior

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    Dude looks like a grown man already.
     
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  5. NOLAGATOR

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    Mullen just keeps getting better.

    That's a big boy. Get him in the Gym and look out.
     
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  6. your_perfect_enemy

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    Big get! 24/7 composite actually has him as #16 guard. Go get Jones and call it an OL clas.
     
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  7. 4RoswellGators

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    Buford is a powerhouse in the state (they are always in the hunt for a state title). They "stole" our coach (Coach Ford) from Roswell as they were able to pay him a lot more. Coach Ford is the real deal and does a great job preparing his players. I'm certain Riley is receiving great coaching -- which to me is extremely important. I love raw athletes as the much as anyone ... but having a kid that has been in a great program is just as valuable.

    I hope Mullen continues to tap into GA...especially Roswell high school.
     
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  8. bottledigger

    bottledigger All American

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    Welcome aboard big fella!
     
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  9. Matherly87

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    This guy looks like a big ugly that Mullen had at Miss State. He should fit right in.
     
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  10. DieAGator

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    Interesting that georgia has zero OL so far and per rivals did not have a georgia offer. I think we need two more OL and wish they would be true OT prospects. Hope Havesy can develop our OL in a hurry because even if a QB emerges the OL play we've seen for a few seasons was a weakness.
     
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  11. dadx4

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    Now this is what I am talking about.
     
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  12. Ahab

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    Great pickup! Mullen knows the OL butters the bread.
     
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  13. Wanne15

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    I know right? You are only as good as your oline
     
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  14. GatorRider

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    Like his video reel. Now get him in the weight room and watch him turn into a machine!!
     
  15. themistocles

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    He's certainly a Big Boy, and there's certainly no question that the OLine and the Front 7 butter/(formerly, with Mac, Peanut Butter) respectively the Offensive and Defensive bread.

    Yeah, he's not rated high enough for Smart to offer him a Scholarship. With the $$$$ that Smart must be using, he can afford to limit all of his offers to kids ranked in the Top 10 at their positions.

    Appears to be a solid OLine pickup. If he can get who he wants, I'm sure that Mullen would like to get at least 5 in this class, given respectively 1 and 3 Frosh over the past 2 years. The same is true for the DLine, 5 I would think, 3 DT/SSDE, 2 Buck/WDE.
     
  16. The_Graygator

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    This kid will be a 4* by the end of his senior year in HS imo, and I'll tell you this too, it's not like Bama hasn't had some serious 3* studs on OL over the years too. It's about scouting, development, and coaching. Some will take to it and some won't... and I agree with an earlier poster that we could use 6 OL in this class.

    Now to get a couple more good DT's and CB's in it.
     
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  17. crl

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    I couldn't agree more with the highlighted statement. Some kids want it more than others also. Humphries is a great example of one that didn't really GAF. It's too bad he still made it to the NFL IMO.
     
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  18. kryptonite

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    Georgia has taken 10 fairly highly rated OL over the last 2 years, so they have to be very careful how many they take this year to not get unbalanced in their classes. I cannot expect they will take many this year. I'm sure that Georgia is not crazy about losing his teammate to Ohio State, but Georgia's depth chart is not as attractive to recruits this year as it was last year and the year previous.
     
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  19. fox

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  20. Wanne15

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    If only Satan knew what a qb looked like.