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Defensive Recruiting Question under Napier

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by bobbybaker86, Jun 20, 2023.

  1. bogator

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    Man that hurts the eyes, not shocking looking at that how we struggled!
     
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  2. bobbybaker86

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    tell me about it!! Ticks me off because had Mullen really placed an emphasis on recruiting, he’d still be at UF. Not that I don’t have faith in Nape, but Mullen really dropped the ball
     
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  3. supduc

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    What makes it extra frustrating is that DT recruiting was already a pain point under Mac, which should've made it an even bigger priority under Mullen as he took over but apparently he and Grantham loved Tweener DEs too much.
     
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    And when he left MSU they had a rep for good defensive linemen.
    Great posts Bobby, you look at D lineman AND linebacker recruiting and that pretty much explains the UF defense of the last 3 years.

    While Todd Grantham is persona non grata around here, I don't think it's inaccurate to point out his pressure schemes did work when he had the talent. Remember UF / Miami the 10 sacks? When the talent ran out - well think tamu and LSU running the "up the gut" run play that UF could not stop. (over and over and over)

    Patrick Toney was left with a tough assignment last year. Not sure anybody could have gotten much out of that group.
     
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  5. Skink

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    Good post
     
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  6. INGATORSWETRUST

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    TAM looking for a new DL coach after their coaches recent death. Need to retain Chaos. Can’t lose coaches prior to ESD and NSD.
     
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