1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

draft

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by pcbuff, May 2, 2015.

  1. pcbuff

    pcbuff Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2012
    Messages:
    794
    Likes Received:
    133
    This draft clearly defines the talent gap that has grown between CU and our conference and even the non P5 team in state. When your competition is NFL talent, you need to be as well. Every part of a Successful program is recruiting. It is the base of the pillar.
     
  2. Tatanka™

    Tatanka™ Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2010
    Messages:
    817
    Likes Received:
    740
  3. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    6,568
    Likes Received:
    950
    Will this be the first NFL draft that we don't have a single player drafted?
     
  4. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Messages:
    1,520
    Likes Received:
    143
    We should hopefully get 4 next draft: Nembot, Crawley, Spruce, Tupou...but the point is valid.
     
  5. DrunkRalphie

    DrunkRalphie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2011
    Messages:
    476
    Likes Received:
    84
    No, it'll be something like the fourth time it's happened.


    Still a chance Henderson could go late, though.
     
  6. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Messages:
    16,831
    Likes Received:
    4,996
    O'Neil impressed nfl scouts this offsets on at one of those "allstar" games. May be worth a late round consideration too.
     
  7. DiggerBuffs

    DiggerBuffs Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,114
    Likes Received:
    240
    Talent gap shows when CSU has had more guys drafted in last couple years. And early as well. They also have had I drafted guys hold on with teams. We have good coaches and why we were competitive in games we didn't have the same talent. Give MacIntyre UCLA and they truly challenge for PAC 12 last year IMO. UCLA should have beat CU by 20.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  8. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2010
    Messages:
    26,503
    Likes Received:
    761
    Having upperclassmen playing is pretty big
     
  9. jobuff

    jobuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2012
    Messages:
    331
    Likes Received:
    78
    ...Coaching is what lost us the CSU game...
     
  10. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2006
    Messages:
    39,707
    Likes Received:
    4,699
    Good coaching is not enough in this conference.
     
  11. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,698
    Likes Received:
    16,401
    I agree.

    While there are always advantages that can be gained in any aspect of the organization, it's not like the other 11 teams in our conference have sub-standard coaching staffs. In fact, it may be the best collection of coaches in the nation.
     
  12. skinsfan55

    skinsfan55 Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2013
    Messages:
    1,376
    Likes Received:
    160
    It's kind of unbelievable that the Rams have had more draftable players than us in the last few years. People like to bitch that the media is unfairly biased against CU... but they've flat out sucked for a while. I hope next year we have some second day talent.
     
  13. DiggerBuffs

    DiggerBuffs Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,114
    Likes Received:
    240
    Agree with you and Duff. This year is going to show and be crap or get off the pot since it will be a ton of Junior and Senior starters.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,698
    Likes Received:
    16,401
    For those of us who follow recruiting closely, we knew this was coming. The final 2 Hawkins classes were bad and the first Embree class (transition) was a guy taking over from a staff that had barely recruited all year. Pretty much ground zero starting in December of 2010 for the 2011 class. Then, too many of those 2011 guys had to play early so there aren't even many seniors on the 2015 team.

    This season is a pretty normal roster, finally, even if it's a small senior class.
     
  15. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    17,277
    Likes Received:
    1,815
    Looks like Henderson is the only Buff to sign a UDFA deal (NY Jets)
     
  16. WizzersGhost

    WizzersGhost Banned BANNED

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2012
    Messages:
    1,492
    Likes Received:
    56
    Arizona and Tennessee also had NO players drafted this year. Notre Dame had two, from a series of top 25 recruting classes. Last year it was Texas that none drafted after ten years of Top 25, often Top 10, recruiting classes.

    So what is to be gleaned from all that?
     
  17. chipwich

    chipwich Administrator Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    20,687
    Likes Received:
    1,657
    Nothing.
     
  18. SBG

    SBG Formerly known as EFNMB Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    6,828
    Likes Received:
    504
  19. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    6,182
    Likes Received:
    464
    Louisville had 10 players drafted.
     
  20. pcbuff

    pcbuff Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2012
    Messages:
    794
    Likes Received:
    133
    Despite being labeled captain obvious, seeing mountain west teams developing NFL talent was salt on the wound for me. The PAC is deep in round one and two talent. CU needs to be as well. Man I despise Hawk.
     

Share This Page