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Nate Pickering

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by candymanfromgc, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. candymanfromgc

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    Chooses home state Bulldogs.
     
  2. Nostradamus

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    Dang.
     
  3. kryptonite

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    Perhaps the one I most wanted in this class.
     
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  4. severnt

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    I heard the Florida staff backed off due to nutrition concerns.
     
  5. Juggernautz

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    Can't get 'em all!
     
  6. brainstorm

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    I think Mullen continues to go after him pretty hard.
     
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  7. G8tas

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    Never wanted him anyway ;)
     
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  8. Notoriousgator

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    This. No way Dan gives up on Pickering. He's a 5 star talent that he's known for years. Hopefully, Nates love for Gainesville will help change his mind.
     
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  9. candymanfromgc

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    Get him in for a game. If not, you have no chance.
     
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  10. shane4three

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    Hopefully not everybody will jam me (CRL hope your with me) but we hear "new staff needs time to build relationships " but then they lose the prize Jewel they've been recruiting for years?? Home school I know but notoriety wise and history wise MSU not in the same universe.
    I know I know we will keep after him. Honestly, I expected this one at 80/20 Florida. Believe it or not some say LSU is second. If so, what the heck happened???
     
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    Good but not elite recruiting staff
     
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  12. candymanfromgc

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    I understand your angst. It is not my job to defend the staff, however I will say this. It is June and its a long way to go. This is your staff and I will wait and judge the class when the ink is dry. Let me also add that things can and do change quickly. This time last year the UF class was a lot different than the one signed. Also at this time last year the eventual #1 ranked class at UGA was not close to what they inked on signing day. No one wins the recruiting title in June.

    All of that said, I also would like to see more success on the recruiting trail.
     
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  13. candymanfromgc

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    In this case the big thing is family being able to see him play. Why would anyone jam you for being disappointed. However UF was never 80/20 and distance has always been a concern for Pickering.
     
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  14. Notoriousgator

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    Nate is definitely one of my favorite recruits this cycle. We're not done recruiting him and as I've mentioned in my notes for the last several months I believe there's a good chance we can pick up Diwun Black from MSUs/ole miss grasp. He'd be a he'll of a pick up too.
     
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  15. candymanfromgc

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    Agree on both and I do think Black is a possibility. 4* currently a REB commit for those unfamiliar with him.
     
  16. Wanne15

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    Staying home is understandable. If he grew up a fan, that is hard to contend with. You would have a hard time getting me or any of my kids to look at any school other than Florida.
     
  17. shane4three

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    Board does not love curmudgeons.

    Just felt like this one would an easier one as we continue to hear about relationships and Mullen and his staff established a relationship with this young man three years ago.
     
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  18. Ahab

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    Mississippi recruits will never be 80/20 for UF. Anyone believing that is fooling themselves.
     
  19. shane4three

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    So your saying Mullen was never a major player for this kid?
     
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