Class of 2020 Recruiting News (Part 77)

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CleveState's picture

Still think there is one more surprise coming. Feels like Day is set to pull an upset somewhere. 

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NewPhilaFan's picture

Do you expect to add Bijan Robinson back on the list since he was included in the Heat Check?

Let's Go Bucks

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Spartan13's picture

Here is to 300 comments about Knighton and Robinson in the next 50ish hours

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iowabuckeyes's picture

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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4thandLong's picture

Time to just go with the Flowe......

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GINNandjuice's picture

Justin time for more speculative recruiting comments 

All Glory is Fleeting

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GINNandjuice's picture

Is this where we talk about Bijan? Am I doing this right? 

All Glory is Fleeting

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iowabuckeyes's picture

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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Sims_tOSU's picture

Just in to say, extremely excited for this class to get here. This WR group is just absolutely nuts, very excited to see what this group can do. Very bright future for these guys. 

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BurningRiverBuckeye's picture

And to think next years could potentially be better...

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buckeye2012's picture

Is there any new info on the RB situation?

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JacketsBuzz's picture

Gibbs is set to visit soon. I'm sure any other RB news would be shared ASAP in a Hurry-Up or other feature post. 

Buckeyes & Blue Jackets.

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WeSkrongDen's picture

I'll pass on Williams. Too slow for a guy who isn't 6'2. Seems like a good fit for ISU.

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Urban_Can_Recruit's picture

I’ll pass on these posts. Too bashing a kid who is still in high school from an internet warrior who thinks he knows more that people who get paid to do it professionally. 

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NHBuckeye's picture

If our coaches think he can play here, he can play here.  

Fields of Dreams

 

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chris's picture

Perhaps the coaches did not realize WeSkrongDen had already scouted the kid. I'm sure his hot take will alter the course of our recruiting strategy. Solid username. Solid take.

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WeSkrongDen's picture

Not bashing him at all. He's a very good high school player. It's just about the measurables. A 4.7 40 time is a 4.7 40 time.

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Bucks19's picture

Hand timed and electronic timed are the same?

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iowabuckeyes's picture

Both Herbstreit and Todd Blackledge said in separate gamecasts that Penn State QB Sean Clifford had lowered his 40 from 4.7 to 4.5 since arriving in State College. So why not Williams?

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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osunick1221's picture

Does anyone know why it seemed we stopped close communication with Henry Parish? I like his film a lot better than Miyans but what do I know.

*ichigan still sucks

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Andrew Ellis's picture

Have wondered this myself. My first thought was grades or something along those lines, but that's purely speculation on my part.

SpoonerBuck33's picture

Since AE has mentioned our staff looking for a JJB type DE to add to the class, I hope they take a look at and offer this kid. 

Jonathan Horton from Baton Rouge (6-5 225) is now 247’s 15th ranked WDE. Apparently he was a basketball kid who decided to play football this year. 

247 Profile: https://247sports.com/Player/Jonathan-Horton-46085249/

Highlights: https://www.hudl.com/video/3/7715329/5d9bc4790dc12115c4d8cc88

His best offer, if you can call it that, right now appears to be Tennessee who offered recently.

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iowabuckeyes's picture

I don't see much in the way of technique--on a lot of plays, he's completely unblocked versus having to fight his way through a block--but the athleticism is definitely there.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

The athleticism is where I was saying I hope we offer. Watched some film on other guys mentioned like Gage Keys in state. Nothing against those kids but they looked more like the guys we've already landed this cycle - more SDE than WDE. Whereas Horton actually looks like JJB athletically and those other guys did not. 

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drinks2muchcoffee's picture

As dramatic as running back recruiting has been, I’m starting to think getting CJ Stroud is the most important recruiting battle remaining. Bijan or Gibbs would be a great luxury, but we NEED an elite quarterback replacement for Fields in 2021. Maybe Jack Miller can be that guy, but opinions on him seem to be becoming more divided, whereas it seems like everyone across the country is increasingly praising Stroud as an elite prospect. Then of course there’s McCord, but I’m not super comfortable with a true fresh starting for a championship contending team 

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LB U's picture

I agree with this.. CJ Stroud looks legitimately as good as any QB in this class and I think getting him should be priority #1. He's that good. If we knock RB recruiting out of the park next class we'll be just fine. QB's are obviously a different story.. you can't just plug and play. Stroud is the future at QB if he comes here imo.

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iowabuckeyes's picture

Then of course there’s McCord, but I’m not super comfortable with a true fresh starting for a championship contending team 

You mean like Lawrence, Fromm and Hurts?

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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OSUtopia's picture

OSU recruits Baton Rouge?

Perhaps an asterisk by Seibert's name in the list? I thought he stated that he would gray shirt.

With Hilliard applying for a 6th year and Saunders perhaps doing the same, won't the staff have to back off on adding other commits? I still expect that the staff will add a grad transfer of need after the season. Position would depend on early entries and portal entries.

OSUtopia

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KBonay's picture

The NCAA never seems to give us favorable rulings, so I wouldn't hold your breath on Hilliard 

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Hineygate's picture

Is Bowen a candidate for a 6th year as well?

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DefenceWinsChampionships's picture

I've asked this question two or three times as well and have yet to be given an answer. He seems like a prime candidate for a sixth year based on his injury history and the unlikelihood of him being anything more than a late-round flier in the draft if he were to declare. With the possibility of us losing Munford, Jackson, and Davis after the season, it would certainly be a boost to our offensive line if he were still here next year to anchor the RT spot.

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Sims_tOSU's picture

Well fields has played this year so I wouldn’t go that far. 

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Field General's picture

Tyler Moeller says hello.

"...It's because I don't buy one goddamn drop of gas in the state of Michigan. We'll coast and push this goddamn car to the Ohio line before I give this state a nickel of my money."
-Woody Hayes

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iowabuckeyes's picture

Tyler Moeller was a different kind of exception. His injuries weren’t related to football. He was assaulted outside a restaurant prior to the 2009 season, suffering a head injury that kept him out the entire season, when he would’ve been a redshirt senior. Initially, there were questions about whether or not he would ever play again. The NCAA granting him a sixth year was a slam dunk.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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awlinBrutus's picture

And the ttun fans actually laughed about Tyler Moeller injuries. Despicable. Mgoblow start topics jabout every injury to their opponents, some even rejoice as they think it'll lead to a victory finally. They are (some) are totally unhinged that Young more than likely he will play in the "Game". I'm hoped we win the appeal for just one game.

MICHIGAN STILL SUCKS

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buckeyenut74's picture

And at least one of them cheered when Barrett broke his leg. The video of the moron going nuts when they carted J.T. off the field, after their dirty play, still pisses me off. 

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stxbuck's picture

Recruits Louisiana-occasionally. Actually sign Louisiana kids-not much.

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bucknut8's picture

Idk if anyone has seen or remembers but Tavion Thomas from Dayton Dunbar, signed with Cincinnati in 2018. Had a Buckeye offer but had grade issues or something. people classified him as a thumper type back. 
In 2019 he has 190 yards on 40 carries. 4.8 yards a carry with 1 TD. In 2018, he had 499 yards on 89 carries with 6 TDs at 5.6 yards a carry. 

i wonder if the staff looks at him in the transfer portal as a running back to take if they don’t land Gibbs to help with RB depth for next year (assuming Dobbins leaves). 

#Buckeyes

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bucknut8's picture

Yes. I looked on 247 today under RBs and he was. Also he announced via twitter last night he was transferring out of Cincy. 

i think it would be interesting and a good idea for OSU to look into. 
rushing for 500 yards as a freshman while they have Michael Warren is pretty good I think. 

#Buckeyes

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DefenceWinsChampionships's picture

If he's getting that much tread as a freshman at Cincy though, you have to wonder what happened to make him so unhappy there that he wants to transfer already. Could he have gotten in the coaching staff's dog house? If that's the case, I imagine Fick would share the info with any interested party and we would stay away. If he just realized he could parley his early results into a P5 offer, then maybe we kick the tires.

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bucknut8's picture

Yeah I was thinking the same thing. But I know he was a big favorite for a lot of people wanting him to be in that 2018 recruiting class, so figured I’d post in here that he has entered the transfer portal.

#Buckeyes

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shawn kemps kids's picture

UC has been pretty injured at RB over the last two years. But the guys ahead of him are pretty damn talented (and older). They are healthy now and he isn't playing as much. Both are juniors I think.

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iowabuckeyes's picture

The last time I saw Tavion Thomas, he was fumbling on the goal line late in the fourth quarter in Ohio State's 42-0 win over Cincinnati.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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stxbuck's picture

Tavion Thomas will not be getting a look from tOSU. At UC Fickell wanted to suspend him for being a knucklehead at the beginning of the season, but depth at RB was so bad, he gave him a second chance. Obviously that didn’t work. The kid was bad news in HS-that’s why he ended up at UC, and tOSU never gave him a green light to commit.

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SubUrban.Meyer's picture

Just had a Penn State friend of mine send me a screenshot from a Penn State board that read,

”Hearing from a parent of another D1 commit on Southern that Fleming did flip. Sounds like they sold the success of Hamler hard. It worked.”

Franklin said on his radio show that they got a commit yesterday we wouldn’t know about until Monday. Sean Fitz also said there was a lot of rumors it was Fleming. Can anyone confirm or deny this?

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youra6's picture

No idea, but that sounds bad. 

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Byaaaahhh's picture

Well... that would really suck. He's seemed like a rock-solid commit, though, and reiterated that not too long ago, I believe. Can't say I really believe it but you never know. I'm surprisingly okay with it if we lose the no. 1 WR in the class though lol. 

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youra6's picture

Franklin, the biggest snake oil salesman of all time if he poaches Fleming. Can't wait when we beat the ever loving crap out of them in 2 weeks, with Chase Young or not. 

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Byaaaahhh's picture

Watch Franklin take USC after this season. If I'm him and weighing PSU vs. USC, I'm bolting. 

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CorchUrb's picture

I feel like every time I open these threads it’s about Fleming, Bijan/Knighton, or the past favorite Elias Ricks 

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

Same trolls, same stupid posts 

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Byaaaahhh's picture

Y'all heard any news about Mecole Hardman, tho?

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chris's picture

And just when I was recovering from the "chase is suspended" nut shot, this one comes flying to the midsection.

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CTBuckeyeFan's picture

Sounds like they sold the success of Hamler hard.

So they pushed his 75 yards a game and that sealed the deal?  Last time I saw him play OSU he was waking up on the sideline after being introduced to Pryor.

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CardaleFTW's picture

When are we going to wake up and realize that Penn State fans are just trying to get into our heads?

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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youra6's picture

Doubt it. When there is smoke, there is usually fire. I'm waiting on the recruiting experts to chime in, but this doesn't look good.

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Triv's picture

This is no less than the 5th time Fleming has allegedly flipped to PSU. He is one of the strongest Buckeye commits out there right now. There is no smoke, not even an ember, to this rumor. 

Sorry Urban, Woody is still my favorite

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bd2999's picture

Anything is possible, but I tend to doubt it. Seems strange that the only place this would have been brought up is a PSU board. Seems like he would have told the OSU staff of his intentions and that would be leaking out all over the place.

I have no special information, but if things were that firm and apparently true than it would not be some super secret. Does not seem like stuff stays secret long in these sorts of things.

I mean it is possible, but one would expect that if he was drifting away that the various OSU insiders or even PSU insiders would have gotten wind of it before now. At least that things were less than 100%.

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coreofitall's picture

Fleming liked a tweet yesterday from mookie cooper, saying “if you a dawg you go to Ohio state” so I’m not super worried, but if penn state kills us with a passing game I might be nervous

Harbaugh sucks

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Calgarybuck's picture

Highly doubt it.  Boards been calling for Fleming this whole time.  I could be wrong, but lets hope not lol

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Attack51's picture

I'm guessing if they got a commit it's Theo Johnson

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keith7456's picture

Would it suck if he did yeah, but I'm not worried about the future of the WR spot if we don't get him.

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polarbuck's picture

Fleming Rumor, Fleming Rumor, Fleming Rumor...

Simone: Um, he's flipping. My best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with the girl who saw Fleming and Franklin at 31 Flavors last night. I guess it's pretty serious.

You need to be humble or you will get humbled. - Jocko Willink

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toad1204's picture

The offseason is the longest season.

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Day_Man's picture

PSU received CBs for Theo Johnson (4* TE) and Jimmy Christ (3* OT). Maybe one, or both, of them is their "mystery" commit. But it's not Fleming. 

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iowabuckeyes's picture

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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keith7456's picture

Still Boom?

At least he didn't use the dreaded 110% committed.

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buckeyenut74's picture

I see we have a psu fan With a DV. 

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iwearatophat's picture

The Monday is nearing an end and no sign of a mystery commit at all.  Maybe the Minnesota game scared them off.

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CorchUrb's picture

So some guy on a message board says something and all of the sudden it’s true? Lol

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SubUrban.Meyer's picture

Not saying it’s true or false, just wanna know if this is just more talk. Cause Penn State currently has a “big” mystery commit for the 2020 class. 

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urbansjacket2's picture

...says someone on a message board without verified sources

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

Until you guys quit buying then posting that bs, it will just continue. Stop Stop Stop posting this bs. 

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

Stop!! You’re the 100th to go on the same Fleming Snipe Hunt, put your paper bag and flashlight up

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Cincybuckeye's picture

My face the entire time I'm reading these Fleming rumors:

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urbansjacket2's picture

Not panicking a single bit. Fleming is solid and PSU wants to believe Hamler changes the game when he doesn't.

As someone else mentioned...Franklin is gone to USC anyway

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chris's picture

So you're saying Fleming to USC?

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CardaleFTW's picture

So you guys are trying to tell me that this whole “Julian Fleming is flipping to PSU” story is being broken by some average Joe on a fan board? Instead of idk, maybe Birm, BG, BK, a cryptic AE comment? No, not going to believe it. They got a crystal ball for Theo Johnson yesterday, going to assume that’s their silent commit. Good for them. 

We’re better than this guys. 

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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Urban_Can_Recruit's picture

Guys I was reading Penn States board and someone is saying that Chase Young got suspended so he could transfer to Happy Valley. Don’t shoot the messenger, just being gullible and sharing some bullshit internet rumor. Please stop. 

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OH2MD's picture

A bit off topic.....I have always taken any information from Nevada with an enormous grain of salt but to his credit he did post that he had heard from a source that a "KEY" player may have committed a violation.  He posted his nugget at 12:01am.  Moving forward, I will give his takes a bit more credence.  I will await your downvotes.

East Coast living with Ohio roots

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BurningRiverBuckeye's picture

There are unlimited threads about Chase Young today and you post this comment in here? 

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OH2MD's picture

Fair point. 

East Coast living with Ohio roots

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

Can people please stop bringing Fleming rumors that fans of that school are clearly using to troll. It’s a non issue with Julian unless OUR insiders confirm the info since they would know and we would have heard something. 

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Cincybuckeye's picture

Folks, Penn State fans had another Fleming-flipping rumor going around about 2 weeks ago (when they played TTUN) and AE hopped in here to laugh at it and say how solid he is on being a Buckeye. Why, all of the sudden, would that change?  

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Jdadams01's picture

People's nerves are on edge due to the other news today.

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Byaaaahhh's picture

Maybe he's just trying to do us a favor and momentarily shift the conversation away from Bijan Robinson lol.

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buckslan's picture

I do enjoy the Fleming to PSU rumors. Only because it reminds me how much they really want him in their class and how it's not going to happen. Those fans act like they don't want him, and they have better WR targets lining up to play for them, but in the back of their minds they'd love nothing more than to have him flip to PSU.

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Trout dog's picture

AE - Have you heard anything regarding Fleming flipping?

Trout Dog

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toad1204's picture

The offseason is the longest season.

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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keith7456's picture

ASJ you are killing it today with all the Info we need!

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

FWIW...PSU 247 boards are making it a point to see how much panic they can produce over Fleming flipping. There is simply nothing to it. Just salty PSU fans being the douches they are.

These threads made the round the last 2 weeks on Bucknuts causing people to go nuts. 

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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NoMad Buck's picture

I don't know, his twitter account is all PSU.

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NHBuckeye's picture

An even strong response.   Probably for the dunce PSU fans that are keeping the rumors alive.  

Fields of Dreams

 

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CardaleFTW's picture

Ridiculous that Julian had to respond to a Buckeye fan instead of some desperate douche bag PSU fan. Also ridiculous that this is about the 10th time in the past 2 months he's had to clarify that he's all Buckeye.

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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Drewbdu's picture

Yeah... Please for the love of god stop posting random crap from PSU boards on here about Fleming. The only reason they’re posting stuff like this is to troll us. 

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huffdaddy's picture

I really can't imagine any player flipping to PSU or committing to PSU while it is crystal clear that USC is going to try to hire Franklin. If you are committed, I can see why you would wait it out. But, I would say 25-50% chance Franklin is coaching in LA next year. Nobody is flipping under those circumstances. 

"I don't think you necessarily have to get a trophy to be a winner." - Nick Saban 1/2/15.

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TobyMagic's picture

Weird, rumors on one site to drive traffic on another owned by the same person.. who'd have thought

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Triv's picture

Assuming you're insinuating the rumor started at Roar Lions Roar (it didn't), also owned by Jason, that recruiting forum gets literally no traffic. The most recent post in the recruiting forum is relating to Tyreke Smith's recruitment in 2017....

Sorry Urban, Woody is still my favorite

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Byaaaahhh's picture

I'm also not sure RLR is owned by Jason. Doesn't he just license the site design to them?

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NHBuckeye's picture

Doesn't he just license the site design to them?

That is what I remember seeing mentioned.  

Fields of Dreams

 

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osunick1221's picture

I just ignore Fleming rumors now. They are pointless to put forth any thought to.

*ichigan still sucks

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Spartan13's picture

The only thing that can be taken away from the Chase Young situation is how little our boosters are willing to give our players which is clearly why Dijon picked Texas

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Spartan13's picture

Back in my day a booster would have bought Chase Young’s family a house out in LA not a couple of plane tickets, how the mighty have fallen 

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urbansjacket2's picture

Xavier Thomas' dad got a house right after getting out of prison. Booster bought his power washing 'business' from him. What business was he running from jail?

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logamaniac's picture

If you have to ask, you can’t afford it

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Spartan13's picture

This was a joke for all the boomers out there that don’t understand internet jokes

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UrbzRenewal's picture

I'm 26 and thought it was in pretty poor taste and contributed nothing to this recruiting thread, but you do you. 

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youra6's picture

I have been called boomer by 16 year old kids on the internet. I call them squeakers. 

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Spartan13's picture

I am sorry Urbzrenewal I will keep it high class from now on

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Kangarooman's picture

Lol i thought it was a good joke, Sparty, for what it's worth. #freetheboosters

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iowabuckeyes's picture

What's an "Internet joke"? How is that different from other jokes? I love a good joke. But I have a hard time laughing at bad jokes. Then again, humor's a funny thing.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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Ludwig Yards's picture

You must be a boomer if you don't understand what an internet joke is. 

Jahmyr Gibbs is good....now this counts as a recruiting-related post. 

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SpaceBuckeye's picture

Have we ever thought about circling back around to Darvon Hubbard? From what I recall, he was sort of given the cold shoulder and pushed out the class. Anybody know exactly why, other than chasing bigger fish?

Those who say they can and those who say they can't are both right. Which one are you?

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bucknut8's picture

I always wondered what happened as to why he was pushed out other than the thought of adding “bigger fish” as well

#Buckeyes

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

Pretty sure Day was never sold on him. Once Day became head coach Hubbard was immediately rumored to be on his way out of the class. I know a lot of people who watched Hubbard and his highlights were never keen on him either, even when he was a Buckeye commit. 

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iowabuckeyes's picture

Count me among those critics. I may have been his most vocal critic here. I compared him to Kareem Walker. I didn’t see it at the time he was offered and I certainly didn’t see if when I watched two Chaparral games on ESPN, including one where Miller was out and Hubbard needed to step up and didn’t. He had something like eight carries for -2 yards, including a fumble on the goal line in a 23-7 loss.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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SpaceBuckeye's picture

Yea, tracking that. I know he's looking at "lesser" schools such as Utah, SDSU, Purdue that seem more committable than he other school...LSU.

Anyway...I don't know. Was just thinking about it.

Those who say they can and those who say they can't are both right. Which one are you?

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

Yeah, I think the schools he has committable offers from tells the story there and I too doubt the LSU offer is committable or he probably woulda taken it. His ranking on 247 is down to 499 but he's still ranked well in the composite mainly because ESPN and Rivals don't tend to drop players that far often.

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CorchUrb's picture

Next person to bring a Julian Fleming flip rumor to this board from an unreliable source needs the ban hammer. I’m sick of it

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SpaceBuckeye's picture

+1

Those who say they can and those who say they can't are both right. Which one are you?

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Byaaaahhh's picture

I was driving through Pennsylvania today and stopped to take a dump at a rest station. You'll never believe what someone wrote on the stall... 

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Txsbuckeye's picture

Damn it feels good to be a Buckeye

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Andrew Ellis's picture

First time I've been able to check this thread today.

toad1204's picture

I was looking for that

The offseason is the longest season.

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Urban_Can_Recruit's picture

Andrew, 

It does not matter how many times you, Julian or the rational side of the fanbase says this, it will not stop the asshole fans who want to be miserable and try to make everyone else miserable from coming on here and trying to freak the hell out for no reason. Its in their DNA and it wont go away. Everything can be as perfect as possible and they’ll find something to try and pop off about. 

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KBonay's picture
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Independence Village 22's picture

I get nervous having those big time recruits from Florida, Texas, Arizona or California visit during November, December. Some have never seen an Ohio fall let alone winter lol

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NHBuckeye's picture

Any Gibbs sighting?

Fields of Dreams

 

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NHBuckeye's picture

Sweet!   Thank you AE. 

Fields of Dreams

 

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Spartan13's picture

Guess we don’t need to worry about Locksley licking down Maryland, about to lose by 60 and they currently have 0 top 20 commits from the state of Maryland 

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

Tbh never had to worry about him doing so. I know this will likely derail the thread but I found it too interesting. The fact that Gus/Klatt insinuated UMD as ratting out Chase, they have former DeMatha coach Elijah Brooks on staff (Chases’s former coach), then they suffer a decommit from a DeMatha kid at halftime of the game today. That all seems a little too coincidental IMO.

But to your point when they look worse than a sub FBS team on a weekly basis you’re not going to enjoy recruiting. 

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brutusbro's picture

Lmao. Meant to say licked, I guess burn is on me now, lol

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Bum juice's picture

I really hope locksley isn't licking recruits!

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Sanantonefan's picture

He's licking down the whole state--sounds gross.

You Got Barbecue Back There!?!?!?!

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Byaaaahhh's picture

They definitely seemed to dance around the subject. They were like, "you gotta wonder..." when talking about how ruthless Day was being late in the second quarter. 

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Aportis0214's picture

Tin foil hat time. Jump to 30 seconds in this video with OSU players and Keandre Jones after the game

Jones - "Why you gotta do us like that man"

OSU player - "'Cause you a snitch"

I could be hearing things but thats what it sounds like to me 

The Life Of PABLO

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buckeyeguy0615's picture

You're not hearing things. That's definitely what was said. But probably joking.

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

Obviously busting balls about him being a former Buckeye giving intel to his new team.

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Scarlet_Lutefisk's picture

Exactly. 

Just guys being guys.

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

They wouldn’t act the way they did if Keandre was the culprit. 

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logamaniac's picture

Yeah, assuming there’s any truth behind the rumor it’s more likely the “you” in that is reference to the Maryland team and not keandre specifically.  

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brutusbro's picture

They prolly don't want to be picked, lol

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KBonay's picture

Cam going 72

And 52

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NHBuckeye's picture

I sure hope Gibbs is seeing himself in our offense. 

Fields of Dreams

 

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SFlaBuckeye13's picture

CJ Stroud will visit michigan December 7th. The weekend teams play for the conference championship 

The world is yours

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Andrew Ellis's picture

This is good news for Ohio State.

Woodshed's picture

I assume it’s because that means he can’t visit uga twice.

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

That and bc teams other than that team will be playing that weekend for championships. 

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NHBuckeye's picture

Let’s see if he even goes to visit TTUN.  I really can’t see why a top QB would consider going there.   There will be no development.  

Fields of Dreams

 

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buckslan's picture

At first I thought that but Georgia will also be playing in the SEC title game that weekend.

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

My prediction on Stroud is that he visits 12/14 and commits and signs on 12/18. 

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EBBuck03's picture

Ingram from Texas is having a career rushing game against K State. Good timing for Texas. Bastards...

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Yimmied's picture

He has a whole 140 yards. Our backups had 110, 80, and 80 today 

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EBBuck03's picture

Right, but they just beat a ranked opponent. Herman will tell Bijan that NOW they’re going to turn the program around...

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Bucks19's picture

As he will and should. That’s what you hang your hat on when you are struggling. “YOU can come in and play right away and put us back on track immediately “. 

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440Buck's picture

Bummer, but not surprised 

Go Bucks!

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keith7456's picture

He probably sees that he can show up and start day one there with how trash their D is.

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Hanawi_'s picture

3 of the CBs LSU was playing in the 4th quarter were true freshmen.

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GINNandjuice's picture

No CBs on that roster 

All Glory is Fleeting

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bucknutz18's picture

Kristian Fulton is a projected 1st round pick and true freshman Derrick Stingley Jr. would be a first rounder if he was eligible to go pro.  Arranda is getting exposed but they still have two top flight CBs.  

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GINNandjuice's picture

If you play press man, you have to be able to press... stingley GOT ABUSED ALL game. He was not impressive

All Glory is Fleeting

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BuckeyeBulldog's picture

Beat me by a few minutes.

Been a pipe dream for a while now, especially with how they have been playing. We will be alright.

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Abuckeye15's picture

Good luck to him, but ‘best ever’?   He obviously didn’t see battered Tua’s 400+ yd passing stat line....

36-24-36? Ha ha, only if she's 5'3"

I’m not sure what time it is, but Xichigan still sucks

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BornAndBredABuckeye's picture

A broken Tua has proven otherwise.

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buckslan's picture

He was never coming here but this post makes him seem a little immature don't you think? Clearly he was never 100% on board, probably still isn't, and is not getting caught up in the emotions. What did it take, a victory over Alabama?? Jeez.

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Octobersownlibra's picture

Stuff like this truly makes me think about what if burrow never transferred there.

Ryan Day the goat....and yes I pee on ttun all the time.

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osunick1221's picture

I wouldn’t be surprised if he still visits for the PSU game. My guess is a lot of emotions are going through his head right now after a big win for his future school. I don’t think we have a chance regardless but seems odd to shut it down like there was an ultimatum on it depending on the outcome of the game.

*ichigan still sucks

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Independence Village 22's picture

Yea and an ass whoopin by Georgia in the sec title game might 100% open back up his recruitment as LSU sits home watching the playoffs. What a clown comment, best ever? Um you just gave up 50 points if Tua's phantom fumble didn't happen on the first drive. Let a one legged left torch their asses for over 4 Bill's lol

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Woodshed's picture

LSU is going to put it on Georgia.

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EBBuck03's picture

Agreed. UGA is a fraud this year.

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Buckeye314's picture

Agreed. UGA is a fraud this year.

FIFY

Ohio State > *ichigan
Urban > Hairbaugh

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

Georgia could beat them (although LSU should and will be favored) but given the nature of their offense, I highly doubt LSU gets whipped. Also, a close UGA win over LSU gives the SEC a very good chance at two teams in the playoff.

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Abuckeye15's picture

Georgia has a defense unlike Bama or LSU.  Outside of the South Carolina game, they have been solid on D.  Fromm has had some bad moments this season, but the D is good enough to slow down Joe and Tigers. 

36-24-36? Ha ha, only if she's 5'3"

I’m not sure what time it is, but Xichigan still sucks

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305Buck's picture

Yeah people are conveniently forgetting what happened when LSU played Auburn who has a real defense. Georgia, Ohio State and Clemson have legit defenses.

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

Georgia is overrated, including their defense. Hell ND moved it on their defense and we all saw how bad ND actually is. 

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Bucks19's picture

So you base everything on one game? You watched Georgia’s defense all year?

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

I have dipshit. I have watched all of Georgia’s game this year, now have you? Georgia offense stopped a really decent Florida  defense by keeping an extra blocker in, the entire game, Do you want to fire at me again or do you want to stfu? 

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IBLEEDSCARLETANDGRAY's picture

You're the one bragging about watching more football than someone else. Look in a mirror before calling someone a name like that.

"I find your lack of kalua disturbing" - Darth Lebowski

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logamaniac's picture

Careful he’s connected to high level nike execs and coaches around the country.  I’d hate for you to get blacklisted from stadiums for backtalk on the internet.  

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RaleighBuckeye's picture

I was accused of having only watched 1 game you and Logan are funny, anyone paying their subscription can take shots but anyone who is still active with scouting and coaches I’m still talking to on an extensive manner that’s got to be bad, what clowns, some on here you two are but you did pay that money, you’re experts, lmao. 

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logamaniac's picture

While I do appreciate you noticing how funny I am, you lost me on the rest of that rant.  

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toad1204's picture

If you’re done discussing SEC defenses....  

Birm just dropped a cryptic tweet.

https://twitter.com/birm/status/1193388526227865600?s=12

The offseason is the longest season.

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Woodshed's picture

He was watching a CFB game.

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Belliott's picture

Pretty sure it’s when Iowa state almost won. 

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Srow_SpecialK's picture

Any news on the Jahmyr Gibbs front? How his visit went?

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Woodshed's picture

Tons of info. People are just holding out.

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Andrew Ellis's picture

Pretty sure he's still on campus.

NHBuckeye's picture

That sounds like great news! 

Fields of Dreams

 

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KBonay's picture

Harabaugh was out to watch CJ's game.

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CTBuckeyeFan's picture

Did he stay at a hotel, or try to stay over at Stroud’s?

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IAMTHIRD's picture

He was in an Oak Tree outside his bedroom.

IamTHIRD

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kmp10's picture

...with all the other squirrels. 

When I die, sprinkle my ashes over the 70's 

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youra6's picture

I was told he brought over some live chickens as well.

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iowabuckeyes's picture

...with all the other squirrels. 

Sure, Harbaugh’s squirrelly but I’m inclined to think he’s a nut.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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youra6's picture

I have seen this gif a millions times and never noticed the hands and pair of scissors inside the house. I always thought it was a self launch mechanism.

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Neutz's picture

...with all the other squirrels.

Nuts

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SpoonerBuck33's picture

Gotta get those defensive scouting reports early. Jimbo playing 4d chess now it seems. 

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VirginiaBuckeye14's picture

Bk posted an article about Gibbs but it’s VIP

Can they catch him? No they can't, touchdown.

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SFlaBuckeye13's picture

Plans to take an OV to OSU but doesn’t have a date yet

The world is yours

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VirginiaBuckeye14's picture

Classic BK article lol

Can they catch him? No they can't, touchdown.

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EBBuck03's picture

Lol, yep. A bunch of fluff with minimal information and zero conjecture.

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

Breaking news: Gibbs is planning on attending a university in 2020.

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osunick1221's picture

He tends to have some misleading titles 

*ichigan still sucks

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iowabuckeyes's picture

Need to get some of our mods over there to clean that sh*t up.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

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Urban_Can_Recruit's picture

BK: Will Jahmyr Gibbs take an official visit to Ohio State?

”Probably, but maybe not, we will see. Theres a chance that he does, but there is also a chance he doesn’t. It’s a flip of a coin.” 

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UrbzRenewal's picture

Wow great info and insight. Definitely worth the sub to Bucknuts to get that insider scoop.

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urbansjacket2's picture

Bill Greene is well worth cost of subscription 

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NorthPoleBuckeye's picture

that is a lot of words to say nothing.

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NHBuckeye's picture

Is Gibbs planning to enroll early? 

Fields of Dreams

 

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keith7456's picture

Agreed! I need some Monday morning news on this weekends visits.

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

BG this morning in the Bucknuts podcast: He feels OSU is the leader for Gibbs. Said Gibbs visit this weekend was not good but great. Next step is the official visit. 

Said he expects OSU signs Gibbs and Williams. Said there is more time to go, but trending toward OSU. 

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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keith7456's picture

Get Gibbs back here for the Penn State destruction and get him committed.
I like taking both of them. The staff likes Williams and that is enough for me to know he can play here. If we don't get both or any we are going to be scouring the transfer portal for depth. 

I hope Crowley isn't injured bad. I'm still of the opinion that he will end up being the best RB that is currently on the roster. 

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CardaleFTW's picture

I liked Stroud's idea of not visiting for Gameday for the second time, and instead visiting when not much is going on. Gives the recruit and the staff a lot more time together.

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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NHBuckeye's picture

This is great to hear.  I was assuming his visit was going really well when AE mentioned that he was still on campus yesterday evening.  This kid would be electric in our offense.

Fields of Dreams

 

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Spartan13's picture

OT but I don’t want to make another thread about it. BG also doesn’t share the same optimism as the OSU people do about the Chase Young suspension. His sources are also saying 2 games but that is wholly dependent on the NCAA being lenient. Other programs in the past that plead guilty rarely have gotten leniency.

His sources also say it was the Maryland staff that turned him in and specifically Chase Young’s old coach. Imagine getting him in trouble because you think you can pull off the upset just to lose by 50. Terrible people.

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keith7456's picture

Sounds like his old coach is learning how to be a garbage human from Locksley. Or it doesn't surprise me that Locksley would hire garbage considering who he is.

DJ Durkin may have had a kid die on his watch but he is still not as trash as Locksley.

They would have needed every starter to be suspended to stay within 4 tds and that still might not do it.

Also nothing will surprise me with what the NCAA decides. When it comes to punishments they seem to just spin a wheel and do whatever it lands on.

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

Yeah...I have no doubt Locksley ordered this code red and his former HS coach helped. This is all about keeping OSU out of DC and DeMatha. Locksley is desperate. 

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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keith7456's picture

Funny thing is that is backfired(unsurprisingly) on him and alienated Dematha as evident from the Dematha kid de-committing at halftime.

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

Yep. I hope Locksley and Maryland lose every game. He is a terrible coach and a worse person. 

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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GINNandjuice's picture

+1 for code red... obviously Locksley can’t handle the truth that both he and his team suck

All Glory is Fleeting

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buckeyefutbol's picture

If anyone is curious, the former DeMatha coach now Maryland RB coach is Elijah Brooks. He joined their staff this year with Locksley.

I once played touch football and scored a touchdown

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NHBuckeye's picture

If this becomes very public knowledge I hope recruits across the DMC thumb their noses at Maryland.   

Fields of Dreams

 

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KBonay's picture

It would likely be more due to their on-field performance....

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JohnnyKozmo's picture

Has AE or Birm chimed in on this yet?  This is next level scandal type accusations here.  Has Locksley been asked about it yet?  This seems like bigger news, that if true (and with so much fire it's hard to ignore it now), should be getting a ton of publicity right now.  

You're too stupid to have a good time. -Dalton

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Woodshed's picture

No one cares but some buckeye fans.

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bd2999's picture

I really just do not see motivation for that given Maryland's performance to this point against nearly everybody. He is probably right but it makes no sense at all to me for that to be the case. I do not see what Maryland gets out of it. It is not like the defense is CY. He is a part of it.

I am hoping they are right on the two games. They more than likely win out either way but he would be back for the remaining games after that anyway. Still would rather have him than not for the last two games of the year in particular. The NCAA is hard to figure. I guess it depends on a number of things. I am curious if they are in appeal now or the initial decision still? Hoping they get something back pretty soon on it.

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CardaleFTW's picture

Flood of crystal balls for Zach Evans to LSU. Assuming Georgia stays away from Gibbs, it looks like it will come down to Bama and OSU. Gibbs' official to Bama is scheduled December 13th, 5 days before signing day. That's definitely not ideal.

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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EBBuck03's picture

Gibb's OV to Bama on 12/13 is listed as "tentative" according to Bama insider.  Plus, Bama already has 2 RBs in their class...

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EvanstonBuckeye's picture

Zach Evans has been rumored to be a lean to A&M, Bama, Georgia, Texas, and now LSU. I don't think anybody, including Zach Evans, knows where he'll land. 

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Srow_SpecialK's picture

Love that Gibbs visit went great... not sold on William's, but if the staff sees something in him then no reason to doubt them.

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Andrew Ellis's picture

That’s not the vibe I’ve gotten on the Gibbs situation at all, but I obviously hope Bill is right. He’d certainly know more than I do. 

EBBuck03's picture

What's the vibe you've gotten?  Doesn't sound like it's nearly as rosy...

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Andrew Ellis's picture

That he’ll either stick with GT or flip to Bama if they’ll take him. 

LouBuck35's picture

Sticking with GT seems like an.....interesting....choice.  Is it more of a "don't want to leave the south" type of thing?

I want a fall Saturday in Ohio Stadium..

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Andrew Ellis's picture

Kid seems like more of a homebody, but not all homebodies stay home for college. We will see. 

EBBuck03's picture

Birm just posted an article on Gibbs, and it pretty on par with what AE thinks.  He said the fact that there's no date set for an OV may to telling here.  He also said he thinks OSU might be in the back seat for Gibbs as Bama and UGA decide what they want to do.  Not nearly as positive as Bank's update, so I'm not sure who heard what from whom...

https://lettermenrow.com/ohio-state-football-recruiting/ohio-state-bucke...

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youra6's picture

If I am an elite RB and Bama tells me, "Yeah you might be 2nd or 3rd on our list; we'll call ya", I'm taking my talents to another big time program that has me #1 on their list.

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Andrew Ellis's picture

What if you really want to play for Bama and believe you’re better than the other two commits?

youra6's picture

I'm guessing that could be Gibb's sentiments and of course, nothing wrong with believing that. But if it's obvious Bama is spurning me for not just one, but at least 1 other commit, I'm taking that as a sign that my offer isn't commitable anyway.

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Bucks19's picture

Your- as we speak, it isn’t. 

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Desymond's picture

See him in the transfer portal then. 

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EBBuck03's picture

If that Bama OV happens on 12/13 then it will probably seal the deal.  I guess Gibbs would rather be the 3rd RB in Bama's class than the only RB in OSU's class.

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EBBuck03's picture

The "tentative" OV to Bama on 12/13 does loom large.  

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LouBuck35's picture

I want a fall Saturday in Ohio Stadium..

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4thandLong's picture

Fear not there's always that Bijan kid from out West........  

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Octobersownlibra's picture

Fear not there's always emmitt Smith's son.....

Ryan Day the goat....and yes I pee on ttun all the time.

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KBonay's picture

He's supposed to (according to 247) have a visit on the 22nd.

Nov 22, 2019: O. Visit
EJ Smith officially visits Ohio State Buckeyes

He did just have surgery on his hand that limited him this season. 

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KBonay's picture

Without the risk of offending some people, you wonder if the staff will now look at Robinson and/or Knighton as an option based on this weekends visit and feelings with Gibbs? Or if any new names pop up.  

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bd2999's picture

I am not sure they ever did not look at Robinson as an option. He is just probably not that realistic of an option. Seems like some think OSU will only take one RB anyway and it may not be somebody that blows our socks off.

May try for that next year? Who knows? Seems the feeling on Gibbs is not that positive. Sounds like he rather stay in the South. At least that is what AE and Birm were saying. BG is more positive I guess, at least other posters indicating that.

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EBBuck03's picture

BG said on the Bucknuts Morning 5 that the visit went "not good...but great" he also said he thinks the Buckeyes could be the leader for Gibbs and OSU feels great about their chances.  That obviously indicates that he heard that from the staff.  I know he knows Alford well.  

Birm did not sound as positive and he knows the staff well too...I honestly don't know who to believe.

IF an OV is actually scheduled then I think it will be game on, but him saying "I want to come back for an OV" without actually scheduling one after he was on campus two days could be telling.  Birm alluded to that fact as well.

I've also read that he plans on being an EE, so it's getting to be crunch time here with scheduling an OV.  Zach Evans trending away from Bama and trending to LSU could be a death blow here because it could cause Bama to go all in on Gibbs when he's suppose to visit in mid-December.

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

I'd put money on Robinson still being the staff's first choice but no positive news has arisen on that matter outside of the possibility he decommits from Texas. I don't know what it is this cycle, nothing seems to be falling in place at RB even while our current RB group is killing it. Just how things be sometimes. Robinson and Gibbs both make a lot of sense but are two recruits who have seemed hesitant to venture far from home in the end.

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EBBuck03's picture

Just pray that Texas continues to lose. 

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Andrew Ellis's picture

1. Robinson 2. Gibbs 3. Williams 4. Everyone else 

There's one particular staff member who’s in love with Miyan Williams. I know that much. 

VirginiaBuckeye14's picture

No homo? 

Can they catch him? No they can't, touchdown.

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EBBuck03's picture

Is he the only staff member?  This year’s RB recruiting is beyond baffling.

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

Alford would seem to obvious. Maybe Stud or Wilson?

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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Hanawi_'s picture

Washington would be my guess. Believe he's the Cincy - area recruiter and a former RB coach.

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EBBuck03's picture

What is the true pecking order for 2021? Is Edwards still the clear #1 or is Shipley 1B? I personally like Carroll more than Edwards. Would love a Shipley/Carroll class.

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Hineygate's picture

Is that your list or what you understand is the preference of the staff?

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EBBuck03's picture

A little if both. I know Edwards is the clear #1 target, but I have to think that Shipley has moved way up the board now that he’s visited and is quite realistic...plus the staff loves his game/character. I just think Carroll’s film is better than Edwards but that’s just my personal opinion. Givler did an article back in September where he got a quote from an IMG source saying they think Carroll will be just as good as Trey Sanders.

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Postulates's picture

if i am correct didn't Carroll get started over by a sophomore?

I did not hear his name often while watching IMG

This is will be short but Jt was not short

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EBBuck03's picture

He was injured most of last year.

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Bucks19's picture

Robinson isn’t coming. He’s not leaving the region. 
That book is closed 

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VirginiaBuckeye14's picture

BK posted another VIP article by the way about Gibbs 

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buddyguy's picture

"Good evening subscribers, there's nothing to say but plenty of it, so let's get started..."

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NHBuckeye's picture

Something something ... coin toss? 

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urbansjacket2's picture

Total non-update update. "He's a quiet kid"

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CardaleFTW's picture

When Birm and BG have conflicting views on a recruitment:

It's a beautiful day in Columbus, Ohio... and TTUN still sucks.

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305Buck's picture

Texas lost another commit.

https://247sports.com/Player/Quaydarius-Davis-46055970/

Edit to add it's a 2021 kid, missed that but still a big loss.

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THEGAME513's picture

Question is: when/if B. Robinson gonna join this list?

Veni, Vidi, Vici. I came, I saw, I conquered.
The Buckeye Way

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PaulFinebaumIsBiased's picture

Ya love to see it

"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."

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TomD's picture

1. When is the 2020 early signing period?
2. Any commit who likely will not sign then?
3. Who are the early enrollees?

"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it." - Woody Hayes

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osunick1221's picture

I can answer your first one

- Dec. 18th-20th

*ichigan still sucks

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305Buck's picture

I expect everyone we have now to sign then, not many if anyone wavering on their decisions so no reason not to sign. 

The early enrollees I know of so far are; Paris Johnson Jr., Julian Fleming, Clark Phillips III, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Mookie Cooper, Darrion Henry and Trey Leroux. I've seen some say Gee Scott Jr. is enrolling early but I read his school doesn't allow early graduation. I'm not sure about Ransom and Miller and if either of them will be enrolling early. CJ Stroud will also be an early enrollee if he signs with Ohio State.

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Triv's picture

Paris Johnson Jr., Julian Fleming, Clark Phillips III, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Mookie Cooper, Darrion Henry and Trey Leroux

Depending on draft declarations, there is a very real chance that each of the first 4 guys you mentioned (maybe even first 5) are all in the 2 deep week 1. Olave/Wilson only returning WR with serious playing time, possibility of losing 3 tackles if Munford declares (unlikely imo but possible), and possibility we have to replace the entire secondary

Sorry Urban, Woody is still my favorite

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actionstanleyjackson's picture

According to BK...EJ Smith no longer visiting OSU: “Coach (Tony) Alford and I had to cancel the visit,” Smith said. “I don’t want to go into too much detail, but it was cancelled for recruiting purposes.”

This sounds to me like OSU feels good about getting a RB...my guess is Williams. 

Stay golden, Ponyboy.

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EBBuck03's picture

At this point let's just take Williams and get it over with...LOL.  I'm tired of RB recruiting in 2020.  I'm ready to start landing some 2021 studs.  Shipley said he's going to decide in the spring.  Perhaps we can get him for an early OV and lock it up!

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ThePritch's picture

To be clear, we have been willing to take Williams for a while now. It’s not about OSU giving the green light, it’s already there

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bd2999's picture

Seems like a good guess. Very lack luster considering what OSU expected, but a solid player. I do not know much about him. Have to hope next year they can pull in two guys though to have the next high level guy in waiting back there.

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Txsbuckeye's picture

Cancelled for recruiting purposes”

I dont know how many of our allotted ovs we have used so far, but to me that sounds like his ov may go to someone else. Miyazaki could visit any time since he lives so close. I interpret that as a good sign for Gibbs or some other out of state rb.

Damn it feels good to be a Buckeye

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Octobersownlibra's picture

Well that makes things interesting

Ryan Day the goat....and yes I pee on ttun all the time.

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Neutz's picture

Just watched some highlights of Williams for the first time. He really reminds me of the way Jerome Bettis ran. Compare the two and tell me what you think:

Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqSooavkvno

Bettis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeNLuN7PKTo

While many maybe disappointed with not getting that high ranking back this kid will compliment the guys well who OSU currently has on the roster.  Hard downhill runner with great balance and foot work. 

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Spartan13's picture

Jerome Bettis lol, it's like the NBA draft where they compare the #28 pick to Michael Jordan

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Neutz's picture

All I said is he reminds me of how Bettis ran. I didnt mean we may literally be getting a Bettis clone. I think the down hill style and balance he shows reminds me of Bettis. Also, I called him a "compliment to the guys already on the roster". You wouldnt say that about a guy you think is going to be a star.  Maybe try not being so literal? 

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BurningRiverBuckeye's picture

Maybe try not being so literal? 

Is this your first encounter with Spartan? 

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Neutz's picture

Yes.. yes it is. Is this the norm?

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Spartan13's picture

Jerome Bettis weighed 250 pounds and is an NFL hall of famer. I just think maybe the comparison should be a slower Mike Weber rather than Jerome Bettis lol. Yes they both are power runners but its like the NBA draft where every player is compared to a HOF. 

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Hanawi_'s picture

I actually think he's very similar to the guys they already have rather than a good complement, especially Crowley and Chambers. I was hoping they could get more of a home run hitter for the one back this year.

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osunick1221's picture

I think the timing of the cancellation by EJ Smith is more telling from Gibbs’ recruitment. Maybe they thought this weekend went extremely well like BG said but I could be totally wrong and EJ is just not visiting OSU and rather another one.

*ichigan still sucks

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

My guess is the staff is not sold on Smith. It has never felt like they've really made a big push to get him in the class.

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osunick1221's picture

Also, what’s with the staff recruiting some odd RB names. We have gone through Bijan, Miyazaki and Jahmyr. LOL.

*ichigan still sucks

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huffdaddy's picture

Bruh we have a Master and a Steele carrying the rock already. 

"I don't think you necessarily have to get a trophy to be a winner." - Nick Saban 1/2/15.

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Byaaaahhh's picture

Odd or just not what you're used to?

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gobucks1966's picture

Williams for a young man with so many carries in high school why is everyone saying he is not a bell cow rb?? He looks to be the size of Webber and Dobbins when they came on the scene here. Plus after another recruiting class we will probably have a nice room of running backs and probably go back to split carries between a couple guys?

Denny

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Independence Village 22's picture

His tape screams short yardage/ goalline back. Doesn't yet have the speed to be an every down back. I could see him being a Carlos hyde type of guy by the time he leaves here. Needs an elite level conditioning and nutrition program. No doubt he could be a monster sleeper.

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Spartan13's picture

I get posting on an old recruiting thread but how did you post on a thread from 5 threads ago and over a month from the last post lol

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