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Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by gatorplank, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. gatorplank

    gatorplank GC Hall of Fame

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    Don’t want to start a new thread every time someone pops for one of our rivals or another prominent national program. So I was thinking maybe we could have one thread devoted to non-UF recruiting news just so we can keep track of our rivals and non-UF related recruiting news.

    In the past couple of days:

    1. 4* WR Frank Ladson (Former UF commit) and 4* QB Taisun Phommachanh to Clemson.

    2. 4* IMG OL Dontae Lucas to FSU.
     
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  2. Notoriousgator

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    #1 sucks.
    #2 expected

    Hammond, IMGs best OL will be a gator in the end.

    While not UF-Positive, i appreciate the info plank.
     
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  3. Nic

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    Gator bait.
     
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  4. gatorplank

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    Jaleel McRae commits to FSU:

     
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  5. gatorplank

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    Maurice Goolsby commits to FSU:

     
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  6. pd_gator

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    They all see the slaps on the wrist their star players get.
     
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  7. spike718

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    Isn’t that 3former gator commits?
     
  8. IndianaStew

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    Yes, but only one was wanted by the current staff. Still not fun to see, though!
     
  9. gatorplank

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    Kind of related to this thread. Can anyone confirm that McRae and Goolsby did not have committable offers from Florida?

     
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  10. Notoriousgator

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    They're 2 of the best players in florida. McRae was once commited to us but I don't think Goolsby was ever serious about UF.

    Edit: I was just able to see the link you provided. Interesting.
     
  11. Notoriousgator

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    The guy in the Reddit post sounds like a smart dude. He says alot of the same stuff I do! Interesting info on the grad transfer on the DL.
     
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  12. StrangeGator

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    Goolsby was committed to UF for several months though the new staff was not interested. McRae is a huge loss. I don't know how we screwed that up.
     
  13. themistocles

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    No one is ever a HUGE LOSS.

    In Florida alone, there are probably 25-30 kids who can play at an SEC All Star Level at DB with the right coaching and personal effort. The same, is not however true with the Big Guys, and especially on Defense. Quality DT's and Big fast DEs are the least common of all. Quality RBs are so common it's simply insane, which is why most top teams have between 2 and 4 star quality RBs on their rosters.
     
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  14. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Two ACL injuries and both knees impacted during HS career. Some kids break down as they and competition get bigger and stronger. This is a pass from my perspective.
     
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    Note, Plank is now posting on that other board I've been trying to lure you to!! Get your ass over there!!

    Agree, on the grad transfer DL. Hopefully CeCe will be fine by August...but this would be a great addition w/ 2 years left.

    I'm keeping my eye on Joe Burrow as well (Nebraska seems to be pursing him as well). If he stays at OSU I'll be shocked. Shocked, I tell ya!!!
     
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  16. Notoriousgator

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    Dude, I lurk there all the time!!
     
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  17. apkgator

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    The staff doesn't want McRae, that had been clear for a while. I' m sure the knees are a huge factor. I guess it remains to be seen if that is the right move, ultimately it comes down to who they actually land at the position
     
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  18. The_Graygator

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    I'm just hoping we get a big commitment here soon.
     
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  19. Notoriousgator

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    We should. Kimbrough is on commitment watch. (Not like Anthony Schwartz tho) he wants to commit ASAP. Also, Tillman Jr, and possibly pittman. He seems like he's about to explode with gator excitement!!
     
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  20. gatorplank

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    Don’t feel too confident about Pittman committing anytime soon:

    Top-100 WR Mycah Pittman strengthens comfort level with Florida coaches
     
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