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Recruits that take picture in the orange uniform rumor?

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by allendoc, Nov 2, 2023.

  1. allendoc

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    As I'm watching the video about Ohio State commit, number one wide receiver, five-star Jeremiah Smith attending the Arkansas game... The video showed Jeremiah pictured in the orange uniform when on campus, for what I would believe would be an unofficial visit or maybe it was official?

    I know he was at the Charlotte game. Say what you will about the black uniforms but recruits do like them and being a retired Navy Chief, I like the Navy core values being on the back of their jerseys (+ Integrity which I'm not sure which branch added that to the list)

    I have somewhere read That when the recruit takes a picture in orange it is someone who quietly already committed to the coaching staff and may have already been committed somewhere else... And of course I'm sure we can find pictures of orange recruits that went elsewhere, but since we're starting freshman at wide receiver, that has to look good for Jeremiah Smith....

    Ohio State is undoubtedly WRU, but all those social media posts about most freshmen started would probably have been created for a few recruits to see...

    So has anybody else ever heard the orange uniform rumor, or is my mind deceiving me?
     
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  2. ETGator

    ETGator Long-Time Gator Stuck In East Tennessee Moderator VIP Member

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    I moved this over to Awesome Recruiting so some of our members who really follow recruiting may be able to weigh-in.
     
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  3. bobbybaker86

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    That was an internet rumor a few cycles ago that has never been substantiated
     
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  4. Gatorrick22

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    I'm sure the bidding is still open on this one.
     
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  5. nick7203

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    Integrity is one of the Air Force core values…Integrity, Service before self, Excellence. Aim high, Gators!
     
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  6. gator_n_sc

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    It was a rumor about the all white unis and helmet that supposedly meant a player had silently committed. It proves to be not true,.I haven't heard anything about the orange jerseys
     
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  7. UF24ou14

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    Never heard it before. If he signs, we can consider it a tradition:cool:
     
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  8. tommyvee

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    Confirmed.

    IMG_9441.jpeg
     
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  9. okcgator

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    I don’t think the uniforms in the photo shoots matter. Seems like that whole idea started back when Mac was here and kids would do shoots in the All White Unis on OVs.
     
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  10. Gatorhead

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  11. Gatorhead

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    I think if JS was holding up a bank statement showing a 2 million dollar check deposit from UF, I would be more inclined to believe he's coming than say his uniform
    Photo shoot color.
     
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  12. paidinfull

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    If he was holding up a check deposit from UF for 2 million dollars, I think we’d be in some trouble.
     
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  13. Gatorhead

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    Tongue in cheek

    I would like to think that a uniform color during a recruiting visit photo op is a "tell"
    but I don't buy it for 1 second.

    Cash on the other hand (or should I say "both hands") in JS's case may be a bit more convincing.
     
  14. HomeGrownGator

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    I can’t help but think of that movie anytime someone mentions the Air Force. :D

    Thank you to all who have served this great country and Go Gators!
     
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  15. Wanne15

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  16. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Conspiracy theories abound
     
  17. Gatorrick22

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    That IS what we get when we forget that, "scared money don't make money."
     
  18. candymanfromgc

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    I thought it was John Cena
     
  19. thekentuckygator

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    I knew an NFL player who will remain nameless who had a 7 figure bonus check on the dash of his new Escalade once. I remember looking at it and crying. Lol
     
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  20. atlantagator86

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    I suspect they take photos of all the recruits in all the uniform combinations on their visits.