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Joshua Braun is A GATOR

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by Gatorrick22, May 30, 2019.

  1. hobegator

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    It's great to see us getting a highly rated kid from our immediate area again. For the last decade, it seems like too many of them have been going elsewhere.

    Sticking it to the poodles makes it even better.
     
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  2. Gator72211

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  3. fda92045

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    Is that what happened? Or is that just Gator folklore along with the classic "he didn't have the grades"?

    I'd say its more likely he said I love the Gators, but, Saban > Mac. Alabama right now > Florida. Where am I more likely to get in the NFL? Bama.
     
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  4. DoctorGator

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    What part are you doubting, snarky one? Everything but the length of the phone call is documented.
     
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  5. fda92045

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    I'm doubting the insinuation that you don't think it is possible the kid, regardless of his Gator ties, made a business decision to go to Alabama.
     
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  6. Gator72211

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  7. thale410

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    Yep. Needed a consistent, up and coming product on the field to boost recruiting.

    There was a reason CDM was more worried about staff continuity re: on-field coaching, rather than chase 'recruiters' to fill out the staff.

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  8. DoctorGator

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    Wow. You're some mind reader. Where in anything I said, is there any insinuation that this could not be the case? Don't waste your time. Its not there.
     
  9. filamg8torfan

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    You're a buzz kill. I kid. :D
     
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  10. Distant Gator

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    Thanks Doc.
    And shame on DB Cooper who gave me bacon for saying he was at our Outback Bowl. I was right- I knew I was.

    I remember these pictures very well. I was excited cause I thought he was going to be a Gator.
    When he went back to Bama, I remember thinking "he will regret this. I bet he won't play for years."

    Then of course he ended up being a 3year starter. I'm pretty sure he started the NC game as a freshman. And now he's a projected 1st rounder.
    So perhaps he doesn't regret it. LOL.

    edit- mean to say he played as a TR FR.
     
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  11. DieAGator

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    Would have hurt. Keeping them in state is huge. I wish georgia was not taking two solid DT but we are getting ours so they are gator bait.
     
  12. Nostradamus

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    I was really hoping Leatherwood would commit to us, but if his goal was to play for championships and get developed for the NFL, then he made the right decision at the time.

    let’s assume Braun has the same aspirations. One can envision playing for championships at UF in the next few years, and getting developed for the NFL with our current staff. Not so much the case with the previous two staffs
     
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  13. Gatorrick22

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    He has the size and demeanor to get it done in Gainesville. But, yeah, I was disappointed in the deal with Leatherwood too.
     
  14. twodaparty

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    $”$”@&*¥%+ yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  15. Gatorrick22

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    Just to add to that, I can't believe some people wanted a different O-line coach.
     
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  16. MyakkaGator

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    It's because I told Rick about him.. :D
     
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  17. hhpgator

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    I agree wholeheartedly. Mullen and staff have an eye for talent and are fantastic at evaluating. I’d much rather have that than star chasers. Balancing the classes is also something that was a detriment to his predecessors at UF. Mullen and staff are certainly better than some had anticipated on the trail.
     
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  18. pd_gator

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    #1 for all the gump love. ... We've put a LOT of 3* OL in the league that have lasted twicecas long as most gump players combined. Just saying.

    #2 We're getting that magical feel back in the air like when SOS and CorchUMeyer ruled the SEC! !!
     
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  19. LAGatorDoc

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    Didn’t an assistant coach or off field coach drive him back to Tuscaloosa as well? It could have been a booster or something to that extent
     
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  20. Gatorrick22

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    I just saw a clip of Braun just destroying a UGA commit in a high school game on TOS... Lol. He's going to be in the rotation next year. Mark my words.
     
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