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Zachary Evans fun to watch resembles Marcus Allen to me

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by gatorelf, Feb 3, 2019.

  1. GameTime1

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    I dont believe it's about room in a class, but how many RBs do we want in this class? On the roster? How do you sell them all on PT? I think if smith tells the staff he wants to be a Gator, he will be a Gator. If he tells the staff he wants to be recruited, I'd have no problem telling him we are focusing on bowman.
     
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  2. StrangeGator

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    Spurrier didn't even do that. According to Smith at the time, they barely talked and there wasn't much of an effort to encourage him to stay. Imagine that 1990 team with Emmitt in the backfield.

    He's not just royalty. He's a very good prospect. Not as good as Bowman but arguably as good or better than Lee.
     
  3. justinwitt07

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    He’s royalty bec of his old man.
     
  4. StrangeGator

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    Him going to A&M could help us get EJ.
     
  5. gatorelf

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    Same way I see it :) Nice to see U of F moving up the recruiting ranks again
     
  6. StrangeGator

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    Royalty doesn't automatically get you a scholarship to UF. We didn't offer Emmitt's brother when he came up and he was a decent prospect.
     
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  7. justinwitt07

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    If my aunt had nuts ....he isn’t his brother. This kid is supposed to be really damn good. Don’t follow u
     
  8. StrangeGator

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    He is very good but not like his dad and not as good as Bowman. With Lee already committed and Bowman at the top of our board, EJ would take a spot that would go to a player at another position. He's a great player and it would be exciting to get him but he's not a must get for this class.
     
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  9. justinwitt07

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    That’s awfully presumptive, if we offered tomorrow i assume your assessment would change
     
  10. phillyg5

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    He has an offer already

     
  11. justinwitt07

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    Thank u for the info. I’m appeased now. Lol. I don’t expect to roll out the strippers and midgets for the kid but not offering the son of one of the top 5 gators of all time would’ve just been a bad look and that’s what some of the vibe was on here. The we don’t have room, need etc for him. He’s royalty plain and simple and if he wants to come we should make room for him
     
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  12. ncg8or

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    I suspect UF won't take the commitment of another RB until Bowman announces where he's going.
     
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  13. paidinfull

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    He’s had the offer and could have committed before Lee if this is really where he wanted to go. If he wants in, I think we find him a spot. If he wants to be wined and dined, unfortunately I believe his spot has already been filled. Our full court press should be and appears to be on Bowman.

    Wasn’t expecting strange to concede to that this early though. I know he really wants to see EJ in the O&B.
     
  14. StrangeGator

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    And I think Bowman will announce to UF before EJ decides where he's going. There will be a ship for him but it will the third RB spot in this class. Then again, EJ will be looking at a similar situation if he goes to TA&M.
     
  15. justinwitt07

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    Would just feel right for him to be in o&b regardless where he is on roster. No I dont expect the full court specially bec of bowman. I agree
     
  16. gatorelf

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    Zachary has moved up to #2 player in country now at 247 also
    The new No. 1 overall prospect in the ESPN Junior 300 is RB Zachary Evans from Houston
     
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  17. DBCooper

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    Get Boman, keep Lee and celebrate the best 2-back signing in many years. You’ll still have Pierce for ‘20 and Wright until at least ‘21.
     
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  18. StrangeGator

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    I don't think the Smith family even wants a full court press. They want an honest appraisal of how EJ would be used in our offense and why they think he's a good fit. His dad is smart enough to know that Bowman is our top target and EJ is being recruited on the merits of being an excellent "all purpose back" and/or depth behind Bowman. EJ isn't the Aggie's top target either.
     
  19. gatorelf

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    Pierce EJ Wright and Bowman nice looking group for some depth