Not sure but I think you can apply for an exception to the 25 limit just as long as you get to 85 total. Also, I'm not sure why no one has brought up the fact that Liam McCullough is potentially a gray shirt candidate which means he doesn't count towards this class.
Alex at 247 just CB'd him to the good guys FYI
Edit: Saturday you beat me to it buddy
OL Brandon Bowen is from Utah and prob overlooked amongst the OL commits we do have so like you said not entirely impossible. I just think this might be the Urban special and he doesn't lose many kids he takes over the recruitment for.
His high school coach has a team/school policy once you commit your recruitment is over and I'm sure he asked Kareem if he was sure.
Visits the weekend after Beckner too which will help them see where they're at on that front.
Barton Simmons from 247 switched his pick to the U this morning after overhearing his family telling Lawrence they did not want him going to Bama.
'15 OL Jurkovic a Nebraska soft commit definitely is and Cager and Gallimore are announcing at the Army bowl. As for 2016, McCall and Guarantano could possibly commit.
From both Birm's article and other sites looks like the bananas should be warmed up for Jurkovic. Also read that Josh King for 2016 was one to keep an eye on. Not sure how much truth there is to that but I would put the over under for commits at 2.5.
Rashod Berry is the TE for this class even though he's listed at DE still. Hard to find a lot of his highlights at TE but he's in the same mold as Marcus Baugh. Rashod also went off in the playoffs against Mentor for 160 yds and 3 TD's. Add in Kierre Hawkins for the 2016 class who's in the same mold as Rashod on top of adding either Hausman or Farrell or possibly both and the future is bright at this position.
Could not agree more that this is how he should be used his freshman year.
Senior mid-season highlights drastic improvement from his junior film.
Fits the CB scheme under Ash like a glove and if you've ever seen him live or on tape play CB than you would get a better idea as to why. Add that with the pivot position being full and Demario McCall being more special with the ball in his hands for next class and it makes sense to have more guys that fit the new scheme.
Lot of the insiders have Mizzou on top but all you can ask for at this point is a chance for LJ, Ash, and Urbz to impress him and his family.
Has a really big arm doesn't always know where it's going when it leaves his hand, but amazingly enough throws a pretty accurate deep ball.
There were during the spring and early summer, however, they subsided after he announced we were his leader after visiting for FNL.
Shouldn't be shocked if EGW starts at CB esp since the new bump and run without the bump needs speedy quick reflexed guys. Basically it's to create smaller windows without re-routing the WR. Think Ward and EGW are the Cb's in this class.
I've noticed that they're mostly from Penn State beat writers and homers with a couple from guys in Florida who are jumping on the bandwagon bc it was his last visit. If you see Birm and Wiltfong put in crystal balls for PSU then you should take notice. The crystal ball is a nice wrinkle in recruiting but it truly does matter whom to pay attention to when they put theirs in bc those people actually have better/inside information bc they talk to the people surrounding said recruit's situation.
Posted in the other Burrell forum but it's been said that Adam Friedman is one of the closest if not the closest to this situation. In other words if he still thinks it's Ohio Stare it can mean that it's a good sign. Here's to hoping he's right!
With an FSU background and just like most recruits their picture is usually of the last visit they took. In most cases doesn't really mean anything.
It's been said that Adam Friedman the author of that article is closer to this situation than any other recruiting analyst. The fact he still thinks it's Ohio State is very significant and should definitely not be ignored. Gotta believe Larry Johnson being the closest to his inner circle and for the longest has to mean something substantial. Add in the fact Urban has been on him more than any other coach shows how much this kid is wanted can't hurt either. IMO it's been Ohio State for a little while now and that will be his decision. I don't have anything concrete other than what's been written but the people that have the pulse on this one better than others are still saying Ohio Stare should be a good sign.
I realize it's probably never going to happen which is why I wrote the following:
Not getting my hopes up of rankings being eliminated until then because, as we can see through the article, it's what ESPN uses as a tool to show everyone how strong their conference is rather than how it actually is.
Glad you all seemed to enjoy that article I felt compelled to post it because the Rolling Stone is a huge publication that it caught me off guard. I also felt compelled to post it on the day the playoff rankings are released because of the bias of preseason rankings and finding ways to get in as many SEC teams as possible. Regardless of the rankings today, I believe, IMO, that the new system will create more chaos and criticism than the BCS. So much so that I believe the only resort they may have would be to give all power 5 conference champs an auto invite and include 3 teams for an 8 team playoff. Obviously, there will still be criticism over the 3 wildcard teams, but I would hope this would be reduced by eliminating all preseason ranking or any rankings until after week 6. Not getting my hopes up of rankings being eliminated until then because, as we can see through the article, it's what ESPN uses as a tool to show everyone how strong their conference is rather than how it actually is. To them preseason perception fuels everything for them pushing this upon us.