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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Attending the 2015 Sugar Bowl and watching Zeke run 85 yards through the heart of the south.
  • NFL TEAM: Detroit Lions
  • MLB TEAM: Cincinnati Reds

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Comment 22 Feb 2017

I agree, find it odd Sheffield isn't listed as a candidate when many are expecting him to win the job.

I think I read from Alex Gleitman that staff was experimenting with moving Arnette to safety this spring.  I could see a line-up of Ward & Sheffield/Okudah at CB, Arnette and Fuller at Safety, and moving Webb to nickel.   

Comment 16 Feb 2017

Bama offer leads to an Ohio State offer which leads to a commitment soon.

I have no problem having him paired with Gill.  Has that Henry/Bo running style and looks the part athletically on film.   

Comment 16 Feb 2017

Wholeheartedly agree with your take on Lattimore and injuries.  He had two years of serious hamstring concerns before putting together a healthy season.  Cornerbacks and hamstrings go hand in hand.  I would have trouble taking him in the top-10 because of the history there.  As player though, he is an incredible prospect.  He is a multi-year Pro-Bowler if he stays healthy.

Comment 16 Feb 2017

I think the scouting reports for us were spot on.  I don't think they accurately assessed Hooker's speed, especially for a Safety, but aside from that I think it was great.  I don't think people will like what the said about Elflein, but I don't think his ceiling is all that high.  In fact, I could see him being pretty mediocre.

Comment 12 Feb 2017

Ellis's class prediction would give us a score of 315.81 and Lind's would give us a score of 322.72.

For reference, our 2017 class was 310.97 and the best class ever recorded was Florida's 2010 class with a score of 323.66.  Things are looking good.  

Comment 18 Jan 2017

 But Thomas is also significantly better than Jehu Chesson, Jordan Westercamp, Aaron Burbridge and Alex Erickson

My issue with your comment is opposing teams are doing a lot more with a lot less.  We have guys on the roster with significantly more athletic talent than the guys listed above.  We have never had a receiver that demonstrated elite technique under Smith's tenure outside of Michael Thomas, and coincidentally he has some famous uncle that is hardly mentioned on here.  Talent isn't the issue.  

Comment 16 Jan 2017

 Just when Weber is getting hot we try to force feed Samuel the ball on a speed option to the short side of the field.

Excellent post.  This part resonated with me the most for the past two years.  Another classic example was Braxton in the wildcat for the sake of getting his touches, with all the talent just let it happen organically.  I'm optimistic it will going forward.  

Comment 11 Jan 2017

I honestly believe neither of them will start at safety.  Think the biggest wild card is Arnette- he is starting somewhere based on his PT and Coombs's comments.  Think the highest ceiling for the secondary is as follows:  

CB- Ward and Sheffield/Okudah

Safety- Arnette/Pryor and Fuller/Wade (pick the best two)  

Nickel- Webb

Comment 10 Jan 2017

Jaylen Harris, Kendall Sheffield, Thayer Munford, Marvin Wilson, Jay Tufele, and Lynn Bowden.  

That is probably pretty close to the order of likelihood as well.