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'17 HI QB Tua Tagovailoa (Verbal to Alabama)

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Recruiting Central' started by Buffnik, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    St. Louis HS (Honolulu, HI)

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/dtagovailoa

    Ht: 6'1"
    Wt: 185
    40:

    Rivals rating: 4*-6.0rr; #3 QB-D (#48 overall)
    Scout rating: 4*; #5 QB (#41 overall)
    ESPN rating: 4*-82 grade; #6 QB-D (#115 overall)
    247s rating: 4*-93 grade; #3 AB-D (#111 overall)

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, Louisville, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon State, Texas Tech, UCLA, UNLV, USC, Utah, Washington, Washington State
     
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  2. 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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    I think @Duff Man highlighted Tua in his prospects to watch from Hawaii this cycle. I was doing a little house cleaning in the Profile Index and noticed that our link to a Tua profile is broken (old profile thread doesn't seem to exist any more).
     
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  4. Gary Indiana

    Gary Indiana Club Member Club Member

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    Gary Indiana Club Member Club Member

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    What in the world is Oregon thinking?

    The kid idolizes Mariota but the Flying Phil Knights haven't bothered to extend an offer?
     
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  6. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Got a 19' brother as well already offered by UH and Utah. Damn. In any event, already been to the mainland once for some unofficials, looks like.
     
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  7. GoonieBuff

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    We could really use a 19 footer.
     
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  8. buffaholic

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    Can never have too much length. Might have to move to WR in the red zone.
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Not sure that CU is well positioned to compete for this signature.

     
  10. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    Hahaha he put some cash nextbtonauburn.
     
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  11. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Usc is right in there, surprised oregon isnt. Respect the island boy making good
     
  12. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Oregon's QB recruiting has been dismal and they will have two SR transfers save their bacon in successive years. Does not surprise me at all.
     
  13. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    :greed::greed:
     
  14. onealcd

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    Oregon already has a four star qb committed.
     
  15. BuffUp

    BuffUp W.T.T.F. Club Member

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    Right? have him play tight end and play keep away
     
  16. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Correct.

    Tagovailoa is essentially a lock to play college football in Los Angeles. Just has to decide on the school.
     
  17. BuffStampede

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    CU came to realization they weren't a legit candidate a while back. Focus is on Cord and Lytle right now, with Garbers being a strong offer candidate.
     
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  18. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    ICYMI, Tua announced for Alabama. That has some domino effect with the top recruiting programs in the Pac-12.
     
  19. neil29fp

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    After having lived in the southeast for quite awhile, I am always shocked when a recruit west of Colorado chooses Alabama. It will never not surprise me.
     
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    I don't think they can pull him away but I expect Oregon to make a run at him now that Kelley has walked away.
     
  21. Buffnik

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    My money is on him getting him. Better shot at beating out Oregon's freshman starter QB than beating out Alabama's in the next 3 years.
     
  22. Duff Man

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    Bama QB depth chart is actually pretty favorable.
     
  23. Jeric

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    Seems desperate, Tua has stuck to Bama despite Hurts winning the job and them grabbing a 2nd QB in his own class so far and he's been much more solid in that commitment than many predicted. He has much better options than Oregon if it really bothered him. Even if Hurts wins the job over him, they basically have no one else to back him up and in 2-3 years, the job is his for a consistent Nat'l title contender.
     
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    Maybe lane leaving will change his mind? It is weird that these teams keep going after him.
     
  25. TimmyDUBs

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    He'll have a lot more Hawaii love if he's in Oregon. Whereas Alabama is like another continent.
     
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    Yeah it seems like he's trying to make a statement by being bold going after Bama's guy.
     
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    Bold move but how is it going to look if you strike out?
     
  28. J.R. Ewing

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    No shame is trying to flip a Bama commit and failing.
     
  29. Medford M.

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    Id say Herbert is actually amuch better QB than Hurts at this point.
     
  30. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    So ....

    1. Take new h/c gig at whoregon
    2. Meet uncle rich guy, fill wallet
    3. Depart mainland with intention of out bidding the highest bidder
    4. ???
    5. Profit
     

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