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'12 TX RB Johnathan Gray (Signed to Texas)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Duff Man, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Aledo H.S. (Aledo, TX)

    Ht: 5-foot-11
    Wt: 190 lbs
    40: 4.45 secs

    Rivals rating: 5*-6.1rr; #1 RB (#5 overall)
    Scout rating: 5*; #2 RB
    ESPN rating: 5*-86 grade; #1 RB (#2 overall)
    247s rating: 5*-99 grade; #1 RB (#9 overall)

    Reported Offers: Colorado, Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech
     
  2. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Sophomore highlights:

    [video=youtube;EjzdHNnwUBU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjzdHNnwUBU[/video]
     
  3. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Big-time RB prospect that has absolutely dominated 4A football for a while now. Texas and TCU (Aledo is just outside Fort Worth) seem to be out in front right now.
     
  4. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    is he cyrus gray's brother?
     
  5. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Don't think so.
     
  6. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Hopefull EB's first blue chip recruit, would be a huge addition to our backfield. (Yes I stated the obvious, I like doing so.)
     
  7. leftybuff

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    EDIT: just read the Protect Your Team guidelines... I will not be placing phone calls...I will now sit back and watch like everyone else....
     
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  8. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    I think he's more of a medium sized addition to the backfield.
     
  9. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    You're right. Nik Kasa will be the huge addition to our backfield.
     
  10. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Agreed!
     
  11. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I love the lean he runs with. Reminds me a bit of Emmitt.

    [video=youtube;I0UXhKLddHA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0UXhKLddHA[/video]
     
  12. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Did some digging and there is one potential concern about Gray-his durability. He has had to have some minor surgeries in each of the last two seasons and has racked up a ton of carries for his team in deep playoff runs.
     
  13. BuffLuKe

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    Ive seen him play, he is a top flight prospect. The durability I havent heard about so that would be a concern. Id say he would be worth the risk though, he has skills. My brother had to scout this guy so Ive seen quite a bit of tape on him. He wore their ass out. I guess watching tape didnt matter too much lol.
     
  14. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    this young man may be well suited for a WC style offense. Does well with being patient, making one cut, and getting up field. He's got really good vision, but he's also had some pretty good coaching somewhere along the way.

    I realize those were just soph highlights, but he needs to learn to switch the ball to the outside arm.
     
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    that second gear he displays when in the open field is insane. Hmmm get him and Sanders Jr and I dont know who could stop our backfield. Do a two back set and the defense would have no idea where to go.
     
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    Has been mentioned as a possible rivals #1 prospect for next year
     
  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    According to Rivals, Gray is now only considering his offers from Texas, Texas A&M, and TCU.
     
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    damn. sounds like he aint going all that far from home :lol:
     
  19. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Sounds like Texas is out in front. He wants to team with 2011 5* RB Malcolm Brown.
     
  20. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Gray got rated a 5* on Rivals.
     
  21. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Gonna be Texas, Texas A&M or TCU.
     
  22. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    He committed to Texas yesterday. Big pickup for the Horns.
     
  23. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Considering their last 2 RB classes and last year's disaster of a season, you've got to think they'll get back to running the ball.
     
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    Has good speed, but didn't see him break alot of tackles. Good luck at Texas.
     
  25. wsp4820

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    Damnit! I really thought we had a shot with this guy.
     
  26. Buffnik

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    You would think, but after busts like Chris Whaley (hyped on their interwebs more than we did Clark Evans) I wonder if the staff is to blame for wasting talent. New group mostly except Applewhite so time will tell.
     
  29. HUFset

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    Applewhite has been the RB coach the whole time.
     

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