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Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by candymanfromgc, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. 1975Gator

    1975Gator All American

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    Where have you seen any UF coach express any concern about his weight? It's all message board BS. I'm sure if Shorter is waiting until summer he was asked to do so by the coaches so it must be a good thing in their opinion which is good enough for me.
     
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  2. 1975Gator

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    The only concerns were with people on message boards not with anyone that matters
     
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  3. TrueGator

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    In perpetual limbo? Yes, or so it seems.
     
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  4. atlantagator86

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    I think you mistook my comment. I wasn't saying that our coaches had a concern over his weight, though that has been mentioned as an issue for him at PSU.

    I was addressing the comment that if that was a concern, I would think they'd want to get him into the S&C program immediately. Waiting 6 months to enroll him wouldn't make sense.
     
  5. fox

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    ... be longer.
     
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  6. candymanfromgc

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    Clarity, Shorter will ov to UF and may take other visits. The good part is UF will have another slot and I think everyone will be happy with how the class finishes out
     
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  7. MadduxFanII

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    I (obviously) have no inside information, but this feels like it's going to result in Shorter going somewhere else.

    Which isn't a catastrophe. If the choice is four years of Henderson or Manuel or Avantae Williams or at most two of Shorter (assuming he won't get a waiver for 2020), that's almost certainly a good trade-off for us.
     
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  8. bobbybaker86

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    Same thing i was thinking. Reminds me of when we all wanted Kelvin Joseph from LSU to xfer here and the longer it played itself out, the more you analyzed it and realized that...if he doesn't come...we'll be fine.
     
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  9. ncg8or

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    If he doesn't come until this summer will he count towards the 2021 class? I'm guessing this is what you mean by giving us another slot.
     
  10. twodaparty

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    Bingo.
     
  11. twodaparty

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    Affirmative.
     
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  12. biggynugs

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    Candy said he wasn't going to enroll anywhere until summer. Does that mean he spend the spring semester working at Pizza Hut and working out at the local Golds? I cant see how deciding this benefits him at all. From what I understand he had an underwhelming stay at PSU. Wouldn't he want a spring practice to learn the playbook, get comfortable in a new system, develop rhythm with his new QB, comraderie with his receiver corps? MAybe he needs to clear his head but missing spring seems odd. . . .
     
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  13. ncg8or

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    Wonder if UF asked him to do it to give us one more scholly for the 2020 cycle since spots are scarce and interest seems to be high?
     
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  14. Matherly87

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    Any chance Keiwan Ratliff might help us out and recommend a good WR conditioning coach?
     
  15. twodaparty

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    Long story Short he’s not transferring right now..
     
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  16. HisDoc

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    This was my first thought. Why else would he wait?
     
  17. Matherly87

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    Which way is better...
    I hope we get the Short end of the stick
    or
    I hope we don't get the Short end of the stick.
    One's a positive negative and the other is a double negative which supposedly makes it positive. I'm so confused.
     
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  18. BLING

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    If this guy has to sit out a year, missing a spring probably isn't that big of a deal football wise. He would still have a full year with the program before being able to suit up, and get next spring practice in, which would surely be more key to his performance.

    Though you wonder why anyone would want to do that. As you said, is he just not going to school ANYWHERE? Or does it mean he's staying on track at Penn State for the Spring? Presumably his academics are in order so he'll be eligible even with taking semester off?
     
  19. hotelgator

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    He's maybe 20 yrs old and has schools recruiting him left and right. Let the young man take his time and work through life.
    I certainly agree that a year with Savage would benifit him but I'm sure he'll be working out on his own. If he didn't learn how to work out at PSU than it's his own fault.
    Hope he chooses UF, but I hope he goes where HE wants to go and attains HIS goals!! Not internet peeps hopes and wishes
     
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  20. bobbybaker86

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    Well UF coaches can't speak on him publicly iirc or i'm sure they wouldn't speak on him as he's not a Gator but his former coach did speak on him being close to 250 lbs around spring football last year.