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"In a shock move, Laremy Tunsil has decided to transfer from Ole Miss to OSU before ever stepping foot on the University of Mississippi campus"
This board: "Ehhhh, I heard he didn't even start for his HS team!" "Very overrated, moved a bit slow at the All-American game" "I don't think the Michigan coaches even looked at him"
Haha jk, we'd never be able to get Laremy Tunsil.
Just so you're not left in the dark, they were using sarcasm because that's what we hear from ohio fans all the time about Taco, McCray, Butt, Conley (until he flipped), and others.
You guys obviously have much different opinion than professional scouts and coaches, definitely not biased at all
Copy & paste that on your board.
You guys obviously have a hard time noticing sarcasm.
Trout has BCS offers, and so does Jones. Didn't you guys beat out MAC schools for Reon Dawson......
"Those Who Stay...Will be Champions"
Nope flipped him from a Big Ten school. He had 14 offers and only 3 of them MAC. Nice try though.
haha why are OSU fans alway so angry and serious? It's like they wake up and the first thing they think about is how much they hate Michigan. Lighten up fellas!!
Their lives are empty.
At least now Urbie can say he's finally landed a big fish!
Damn it!!! Nice Taco reference. Forgot about that
This post was edited by SonnyD 14 months ago
No offer from the Bucks though, kind of seems like scraps then. Since that's the way you decide if our OL offers are scraps, if UM doesn't offer them, then they are scraps. You guys are putting a lot of pressure on Hoke, if he doesn't contend for a NC, and soon, he must not coach well because it sure sounds like you guys get everyone you want and they are the best out there.
As I've said on here and on the BN board, talking about recruits and scraps etc is worthless. It'll all play out on the field soon. 3-4 years down the road we can look back and see which was better, meaningless now as none of them have played a down in college.
Landed a LOT of big fish...only UM thinks the OL is the Biggest of Fish. I'll take Urbans recruiting style, get the fastest, best Defensive players and skill position players, the OL is the biggest position that doesn't translate to their HS rankings. If a kid is bigger than everyone else, he gets a 5 star rating as an OL. Look in the NFL and see how many of the rosters are filled with OL that didn't go to a BCS conference team. The OL rankings don't hold up through their college careers, Urban doesn't sweat it so why should the OSU fans.
Lol at you claiming every OL that is bigger than his competition is a 5*. If that were the case, Urbz would have no trouble pulling in 5* OL, nor would any other school in the country. Are you honestly naive enough to think high school D-lineman are all in the 270-300 range?
I'm pretty sure the #scraps thing started when a bunch of Bucknuts started calling our recruits by that derogatory reference. You guys are putting a lot of pressure on Meyer; if he doesn't contend for a NC, and soon, he must not coach well because it sure sounds like you guys get everyone you want and they are the best out there. And also he might have heart problems again, or maybe this time it's a different medical malady.
Actually, it is very rare for an OL prospect to be a 5* because to acquire that rating, the prospect needs to be physically developed, in large part technically sound, and have loads of potential.
These rankings are more often correct than wrong in projecting production, so if you have a higher rated prospect, it is more likely that that prospect will be highly productive than not. Rankings may not carry to the NFL, but that doesn't matter because you don't need to have line of NFL prospects to have a good OL in college and highly productive college career =/= NFL career in all cases.
Like any other position, whether an OL prospect reaches his potential is almost entirely dependent on the coaching they will receive.
So what you are saying, is the ranking of the OL doesn't matter, it boils down to the coaching they receive....I totally agree. Who was the OL coach of the year last year? That team should be in good shape.
I didn't say EVERY OL that is bigger is a 5*..... But just for kicks, go find me a 5* OL that is.....say....6'0" and 220lbs......
If you think kids aren't getting some bias toward their rating based on their size then you are the naive one. That's about the only thing taken into consideration when they rate underclass OL... They aren't going to rate a HS soph highly if he is 210lbs....but let a HS Frosh be 6'6 and 280lbs, start on his HS team and all of a sudden he's on the radar, ranked highly within his class solely on the fact he's already a big SOB compared to the other freshman. So, yes, size has a lot to do with gaining a high rating. How many 5* OL recruits don't pan out in college? A Bunch......do some research.
But if you couple a high ranking with good coaching you have a much better line than a team that has good coaching, but doesn't have the same talent pool to work with.
Why don't you do some research and give me a list of 5* OL that WEREN'T at least solid contributors on their respective team.
Once again, it's extremely hard for an OL prospect to gain a 5* rating, and while it can be based off from size, every BCS OL is in the 6'6" 270 range, so it's not like the rankings are based off solely their size.
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