Position U: Which Schools Produce the Most Talent at Each Position

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lamplighter's picture

guess Beanie and Zeke don't measure up.

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CTBuckeyeFan's picture

I'd put Zeke, Hyde, Beanie and Eddie (if they're putting Ron Dayne on here I'm putting Eddie George) up against most of their Notable Player lists at RB.

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camcop71's picture

Since 98, we really only have Beanie and Zeke.  Unless I am forgetting someone.

"I was tired of trying to work my way around the back so I just ran him over.” -Joey Bosa, PSU 10/25/14

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Brohio's picture

Eddie ran for 1500+ yards....in 2000.

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Brohio's picture

Hand up...I misunderstood the premise. I thought if they played in the NFL from 98 til now

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CTBuckeyeFan's picture

Since 98 our Top 3 would be Zeke, Hyde and Beanie which is better than a couple groups on their list.

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Ryan.Honeycutt's picture

No love for JK huh? Considering he is on pace to rush for 1,000+ yards in his first three years on campus

RyanPH

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Brohio's picture

uuummmmmmmmmm.....Eddie George, Carlos Hyde, Rod Smith, Mike Weber, Boom Herron, you could argue Curtis Samuel as an RB if they are using Pryor for the QBU section.

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Buckeyebab17's picture

Pretty interesting to me that they don’t even mention NC State on the QB list when very recently they had the most active starting quarterbacks in the NFL...don’t think they hold that title anymore, but they have Philip Rivers and Russell Wilson

"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." - Archie Griffin

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Weave77's picture

My guess is that they gave credit for Russell Wilson to Wisconsin.

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Dstacify's picture

Each of Oklahoma's last two starting QBs have won the Heisman and also been drafted number 1 overall. So I think it's safe to say if you're a QB you want to play for Lincoln Riley right now cause he knows what he's doing. Hopefully Day has similar levels of success at that position.

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Clarky's picture

Extremely subjective. 

"If Chase Young is truly bigger than I think he is and taller than I think he is, he would probably have to be the literal Predator because I've seen him with my own two eyes and I personally think he's pretty damn Sasquatchian." - Kevin Harrish

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Dstacify's picture

Not really. Riley is widely considered to be a QB guru and a good one at that. Two Heisman winning QBs in his first two years as HC is nothing to turn your nose up at. Why do you think Jalen Hurts is getting Heisman buzz this year despite having obvious flaws in his game? Granted if Hurts actually ends up winning the Heisman and getting drafted number 1 overall next year that will give us a sense of how good Riley really is at developing QBs.

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CTBuckeyeFan's picture

They left Clemson off WRU?  Wow, Hopkins, Watkins, Bryant and Williams is a pretty good list.

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Buckeye_Condor's picture

more WRs: Santonio Holmes, Michael Jenkins, Chris Carter, Joey Galloway; Anthony Gonzales. ALL first rounders! 

Connor Brown

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Weave77's picture

This list only looked at 1998 to 2018, do Galloway (drafted in 95) is not eligible.

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Buckeye_Condor's picture

didnt read the article oops... I felt like Courage

Connor Brown

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TURD_BUCKET's picture

They need a list of total players currently on NFL rosters from each university.  TOSU has to be pretty far up there.  Saw a list on 11W recently and was amazed at the number of Buckeyes

“Being average means you are as close to the bottom as you are to the top.” John Wooden

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tcm1968's picture

I think the article would be MUCH more on point if they added a couple of words to the title..

Instead of... "Which schools produce the most talent at each position"

should be.... " "Which schools produce the most TOP END talent at each position"

They've ranked these schools with the top heavy obvious picks instead of what the title suggests... most..

Go Bucks!

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buckeye phi's picture

I really don't care to be pigeonholed in to a position specialty.  I want Ohio State to be "Championship U" - and right up there at every position -

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement. - Will Rogers

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