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Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by candymanfromgc, Jan 27, 2020.

  1. justinwitt07

    justinwitt07 GC Hall of Fame

    Dec 7, 2018
    Atlanta , GA
    careful doc , you’ve got us showing our age. Next we’ll be breaking down the cinematic merits of Pulp Fiction
    “ or I execute every mfkin one of ya”.
    such a timeless film
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  2. Notoriousgator

    Notoriousgator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Nayquan is not an afterthought. He was DADE player of the year as a Jr. Also was 5 star RB before he got hurt. I see it so many times on this board....not a shot at you at all Ken.
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  3. zman-1

    zman-1 Junior

    Mar 5, 2017
    West of the equator
  4. crl

    crl GC Hall of Fame

    Nov 8, 2008
    Gotta admit if Wright, Clement or Davis become great players I will be more than a little surprised.
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  5. lizardbreath

    lizardbreath All American

    Aug 30, 2017
    My biggest concern regarding Davis is his level of confidence following a serious knee injury. Being tentative after getting badly hurt is nature's way of preventing re-injury. Unfortunately it can also be poison for a RB who was on his way to becoming a big-play specialist before he got hurt. I suppose the same can be said about Wright as well. I just haven't seen enough of Clement to have an informed opinion about his true potential. I do agree however that there are reason's for moderate skepticism in all three instances. We shall see.
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  6. ktalent1

    ktalent1 GC Legend

    Apr 12, 2007
    Gainesville, FL
    Clement has looked good on the few carries he has gotten, but he's usually in the last few minutes of the game when it's already over so it's hard to know what to make of it. I root for him, though, because he has worked hard and stayed patient. I hope it pays off.
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  7. bogator

    bogator GC Legend

    Apr 3, 2007
    Fort Myers
    I get what you’re saying and agree to a point. I think if I was looking at any one individually and was being asked to give an opinion on if they would progress and become a dependable back I would have skepticism. But if you asked me if any of them would be become a dependable back I would be surprised if one didn’t. Statistically speaking, the odds of all of them washing out is pretty small in my opinion. I guess that’s what makes this so exciting, not knowing what’s going to happen.
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  8. doctorg8r

    doctorg8r Junior

    Dec 11, 2018
    So far, we haven't seen what any of the running backs can do, because the OL hasn't provided acceptable run blocking. I thought Perine and Pierce were going to be a formidable pair in 2019. Clearly, Davis hasn't returned to form and we don't know what we have in Wright and Clement yet! What's scary is that Pierce may be concussion prone! I have a suspicion that Clement is much better than we realize. The upside on Clement, he was considered an athlete coming in and an exceptional receiver! I like the loyalty of Clement, as he was willing to move to defense to help the team.
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  9. thale410

    thale410 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Yep. Poor run blocking last season and no running threat at QB in this offense yet. Pretty tough to gauge how good anyone is at RB in that context.

    Any of the guys we have on the roster would likely be productive if one/two OL weren't having their lunch stolen on any given run play.
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  10. Endless Excuses

    Endless Excuses GC Hall of Fame

    Jan 13, 2010
    Marry her and those balls go to black and shrivel up...
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  11. Endless Excuses

    Endless Excuses GC Hall of Fame

    Jan 13, 2010
    Holy Hell...youre comparing a 4 star high school receiver to the greatest receiver in the history of football...and then talking it down like Rice had issues with his game. Respectfully I know what youre saying but Rice was and still is lightyears better than any wide receiver ever and in fact when he hung it up his records were so far ahead of anyone else it was crazy. He is significantly further at his position by careers end than probably any athlete in any sport in history. Someone may come up with another name to compete with that last sentence but its going to be a really hard pull.

    In this pass happy league Rice has nearly a 100 TD (read nearly 50% more tds) lead on second place all time in an era where passing wasnt as big a part of the game. Rice had plenty of quickness and I bet had as many 50 yard bombs as anyone not named Moss by career end and in fact Moss averaged less than a yard better per catch in his career. I dont need to bust your balls (crystal ones) but pleeeeease pick someone else to call a possession receiver and slow because had more game in one of his pubes than this kid will probably have in his career.
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  12. LAGatorDoc

    LAGatorDoc GC Hall of Fame

    Jul 29, 2012
    I'm talking college football Jerry Rice. I remember seeing a few documentaries on him. That is why so many teams passed on him. Yes he was a first round pick. But I believe he was in the 15-20 range of the NFL draft. Decent size but slow. I believe he ran 4.8s consistently in the combine, with one time in the 4.7s. They felt he would just be a position receiver so they passed. So yes. I stand by what I said. My guess is that is why he went to Mississippi Valley State as well, rather than lets say, Notre Dame or Miami, or Penn State, or Nebraska, the best programs at that time.

    Thank you and drive through.
  13. Skink

    Skink GC Hall of Fame

    Thank you Mrs. Rice
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  14. CalGator

    CalGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 11, 2007
  15. DBCooper

    DBCooper GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Hendersonville, NC
    I expect at least one of those three athletes to have an impact on the ‘20 season. If two come through all the better.
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  16. DieAGator

    DieAGator GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Would mean staff missed badly. No kidding. Davis looked to have so much potential. And yes, sure, Wright as well. We have to get something going if we want to be the preference of top RBs.
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  17. maxgator

    maxgator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Believe it was "every mfkin LAST one of ya."

    Luv ya hunny bunny.
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  18. joek1121

    joek1121 Sophomore

    Sep 16, 2014
    This is the energy we need.
  19. Skink

    Skink GC Hall of Fame

    Disagree - we can’t blame the coaching staff for how Davis has performed post-surgery, nor can we find fault in playing Perine and Pierce over Wright or Clement. How is this an indictment of the coaches if any of them have a good season going forward?
  20. G8tr69

    G8tr69 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Sarasota, FL
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