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'12 CO DE Derek McCartney (Signed to Colorado - GS)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Buffnik, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Faith Christian Academy (Arvada, CO)

    Ht: 6-foot-4
    Wt: 220 lbs
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    Rivals rating: 2*-5.2rr; unranked WDE
    Scout rating: 2*; unranked DE
    ESPN rating: unranked DE
    247s rating: 2*-72 rating; #113 TE

    Reported Offers: Colorado (GS - 2013 enrollment)
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Bill's grandson.

    Named class 2A first-team all-state defensive end by the Denver Post as a senior. Also played tight end. Helped lead his team to the state championship and a 14-0 record.

    [video=youtube;T7Nv6mluzAo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7Nv6mluzAo[/video]
     
  3. MtnBuff

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    Not showing any offers, is there a chance that he is a PWO?
     
  4. DBT

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    I really, really hope so.
     
  5. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Article in the newsroom indicates he's been offered as a grayshirt (count towards 2013). Good move, hope he accepts the offer.
     
  6. MtnBuff

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    Makes some sense, grayshirt him, put some weight on him and also gives him a spring practice.

    Also lets us count him against next year but actually count him against this year if we lose somebody for some reason (academics, injury, etc.)
     
  7. buffaholic

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    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Actually, I don't think it, I know it. It says so on Wiki.
     
  10. JtsRcktVctry

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    '13 CO DE Derek McCartney

    Hadn't seen anyone post this, but if so, go ahead and delete it...
    http://www.buffzone.com/ci_19755692

    Grandson of Bill McCartney, son of Shannon Clavelle. Ringo's story says he's holding CU offer.

    Edit: Looks like he's a grayshirt candidate. Guessing he'd sign now and not enroll until 2013, so that's why I put the '13 header. Move thread if necessary, my bad!
     
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  11. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    is he 12 or 13?
     
  12. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Visiting this weekend according to his Rivals profile.
     
  14. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Is his mom the same one with Sal Aunese?
     
  15. aik

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    Yes. Kristy McCartney had two sons during her father's tenure as HC. TC is Sal's son and Derek is Shannon Clavelle's.
     
  16. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    We need to get legacies to what to come here and what better way to get the ball rolling.
     
  17. Daaah

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    Except that this guy wasn't recruited by anyone else.
     
  18. DBT

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    Looks way undersized. But that can change with an extra year.
     
  19. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Not so fast. Some things starting to come out regarding interest from other Pac-12 programs.
     
  20. DBT

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    Really? So we make him an offer and ALL OF A SUDDEN other schools start showing intrest? OK, gloves ****ing OFF! SCREW THESE GUYS! ITS TIME FOR CU TO BEGIN TAKING NO PRISONERS! THIS IS WAR!!!
     
  21. sliderNcider

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    Lol. That is interesting
     
  22. DBT

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    Not sure what you mean by the "lol." All I know is that she raised two great young men.
     
  23. Buffnik

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    Colorado recently offered McCartney a grayshirt opportunity, meaning he would join the program on scholarship next spring, should he choose to accept.

    "I am taking my official visit to CU this weekend so I will probably know what I am going to do more after that," McCartney said. "I am not talking to many other colleges but I have considered walking on at Baylor, or Oregon possibly. I have narrowed it down to those three."


    Great read on Rivals. Obviously grew up a Buff.
     
  24. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Rivals is now listing Derek as a Buff commitment!

    He'll use a grayshirt year put on some weight and join us in January of 2013.

    :dance: :dance: :dance:
     
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    Cool! I think it's great to have legacies in the program who have strong roots with the Buffs.
     
  27. buffwings

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    awesome! good to keep legacies at CU. Something that wasn't important to Hackins.
     
  28. BehindEnemyLines

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    I bet he ends up as a grad assistant after his time at CU.
     
  29. BehindEnemyLines

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    Oh, damn ...... (forgot)


    Welcome to the Black-n-Gold, young man!
     
  30. DBT

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    Huh? He was born a Buff!
     

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