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'16 GA WR Derrion Rakestraw (Signed to COLORADO)

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  1. Buffnik

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    Sequoyah H.S. (Canton, GA)

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Derrixn/

    Ht: 6'3"
    Wt: 176
    40: 4.50

    Rivals rating: 2*-5.4rr; unranked WR
    Scout rating: 2*; unranked WR
    ESPN rating: 3*-73 grade; #78 WR
    247s rating: 3*-81 grade; #218 WR

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Appalachian State, Chattanooga, East Tennessee State, Elon, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Holy Cross, Kennesaw State, Miami (OH), Middle Tennessee, Samford, South Alabama, Troy, Western Carolina
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Adam had a little bit on Rakeshaw. https://colorado.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1766065

    "We are getting the plans to head up to Colorado maybe sometime in July because June is pretty full for me right now," he said.

    Rakeshaw hauled in 51 passes as a junior and he is also a full-time starter at cornerback. He has more experience playing receiver but is open to playing on either side of the ball in college.

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    Charles Clark recruit. Relationship with his HS coach.

    Crazy athlete. Long jumped 23'9" already in high school. At CU, that would be Top 15 all-time for outdoor T&F.
     
  5. skinsfan55

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    No offense to the kid, on the contrary I think of it as kind of a compliment but with a name like Derrion Rakestraw he sounds like a Game of Thrones character. He should be fighting Wildlings instead of scoring touchdowns.
     
  6. Buffnik

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    If he signs, someone's gonna need to do up a Rakestraw "Winter is Coming" player card meme. :smile2:
     
  7. TimmyDUBs

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    It's kind of a genius idea to come up with homemade playing cards for our players. I'd imagine they would have to be funded by donation and given away rather than sold, but recruits would love that.
     
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    High points the ball really really well in his WR highlights
     
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    :dance: :dance: :dance:
     
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    Congratulations, Derrion!
     
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    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Rakestraw is coming!!!
     
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    Thank god he is above 6 foot. We definitely need size at WR.
     
  17. J.R. Ewing

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    Welcome!

    :dance5:

    Looks like Seqouyah HS is a 4A school with really strong academics in a semi-rural area north of Atlanta.
     
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    Welcome to the Buffs Young Mr. Rakestraw!!!
     
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    Welcome aboard, Derrion!
     
  20. MtnBuff

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    Size and speed is always welcome.
     
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    [tweet]609082930808418305[/tweet]

    This led to the following exchange:

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    Great to see our future QB actively engaging other recruits.
     
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    I am still awaiting the A-Hole fan that is going to piss and moan about Rakestraw only being a 2-star. Solid tape. Look forward to seeing how his Senior year goes.
     
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    Nik beat me to it
     
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    Committed while visiting

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  26. Buffnik

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    Coaches are doing a good job on the UVs so far.

    Those are becoming the key to recruiting now.

    I think the facilities are getting CU back to what we used to always preach: just get a prospect on campus and you'll get the commitment.
     
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    Looks like a terrific athlete. Probably a redshirt to gain some weight.
     
  28. MtnBuff

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    We may have to work harder to keep him than we did to get him. Glad he seems to already be building relationships as a Buff.
     
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    I need to find my CS7 again I think....

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  30. leftybuff

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    Nice to see big WR's. Good size/speed combo.
     

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