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Here's what he posted on Facebook earlier today:
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He will easily be the biggest threat on Michigan's offense outside of Denard as soon as he steps on campus.
Have you seen Norfleet's film?
Film doesn't mean jack. Have you seen Sam McGuffie's film? Toussaint is the established threat and is experienced.
This post was edited by Todd Worly 22 months ago
This is Michigan, fergodsakes.
The coaches are recruiting players we can be proud of IMO. They live, eat, and breath MICHIGAN. These are Michigan Men, and I am proud to have them lead us on the field.
“Those who stay will be champions”
― Bo Schembechler
Dude, Norfleet runs like a 4.3 40, get him the ball in the open field on a screen pass and he will take it to the house. Toussaint doesn't have that break away speed. Don't get me wrong, Toussaint is an extremely good RB and fits the Michigan offense perfect, but he doesn't have the same kind of speed. Both have different roles in the offense.
Agree. They bleed blue.
I think a 4.3 is a little exaggerated. Also, speed doesn't make you the 2nd biggest offensive threat on the team. It can help, but their are a ton of other factors that play a role which Norfleet may or may not excel in.
Norfleet will not be as good of a weapon as Toussaint next year.
1) Toussaint is an established starting Big Ten RB who rushed for 1000 yards last year. Norfleet is not.
2) Norfleet is a freshman. He will be lucky to see the field. Toussaint is not.
3) Norfleet is behind Vincent Smith and probably Justice Hayes. Toussaint is not.
4) Norfleet will only see time as a KR/PR. Toussaint will not.
His tape may be impressive and his speed is great, but that means nothing. He has not played against great competition and has so much to learn about being a college student and college football player. Next year I could see him winning the job as a returner on ST, but not much more. After VS leaves he'll be a great 3rd down back as long as he can block with half of VS's toughness.
Just because Toussaint is proven, doesn't mean he is the bigger threat.
Who is a bigger threat to score a TD? Reggie Bush or Frank Gore?
Yes it does. How can you say that Norfleet will be able to adjust to playing competition that is bigger, faster, and stronger than what he is used to? Can he learn the college playbook? Can he gain weight? Can he stay injury free?
So he has good film, still doesn't mean anything.
I know it's facebook but many kids these days have no regard for punctuation.
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Both of those guys are proven so I have no idea what you're saying.
To assume that someone who had offers from Cincy, Sparty, and Tennessee before getting an offer from Michigan the day before NSD will beat out a guy who rushed for 1000 yards while starting midseason for a Big Ten team is just absurd.
The following guys will be our feature RB before Norfleet: Toussaint, Rawls, Smith, and Hayes. Your expectations for this guy as a freshman are unreal in my opinion. I hope he can be a solid return man next year. That would exceed expectations for him as a freshman.
EDIT: Assuming you are talking about them in the NFL, not college.
This post was edited by um_king 22 months ago
I said he was a threat, doesn't mean he will be the best offensive player. Denard Robinson was the biggest threat on the team as soon as he stepped on campus, does it mean he made a big impact or was even the best player at his position? No. It's simply being a threat to end up in the endzone on every play, Norfleet is more of a threat to get there with the ball in his hands than Toussaint, and that is because of his crazy speed.
If I had to bet on it, I would say Toussaint broke more 20+ runs last year than Norfleet ever will. Toussaint is coming off a good season, and although he doesn't have 4.3 speed, I seem to recall many long runs last year. He is the biggest threat outside of Denard.
I swear you guys have no clue what the hell threat means.
Norfleet won't be an every down back, so that doesn't really matter.
If threat means "get in the end zone", then I'll still take Toussaint. He had plenty of touchdowns last year.
But wouldn't that make him less of a "threat" if he rarely sees the field?
It's still naive to think that he will be a threat against good competition. Toussaint is established and has shown he is a threat. So I still say that the bigger threat to score on any given play is Toussaint.
No, I get what you're saying, I just don't think Norfleet will be on the field on offense as a freshman. Yeah his film is impressive and his speed is awesome, but learning to play against Big Ten defenses is a HUGE adjustment and it'll be tough for him to see the field outside of ST
Who is a bigger threat, Desean Jackson or Rob Gronkowski?
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