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Frosh and Soph Impact Players

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Bufffan68, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    I read where Tedric is leading in tackles and has our only 2 INTs. Got me to thinking about how some people give this staff **** for not recruiting well, but below is a list of their recruits (or those they retained which JE recruited).

    Seems an impressive list to me. It may not show up in stars, but to have this many underclassmen making such a big impact is, to me, impressive and indicative of a staff that knows what they are doing.

    Thoughts?

    Awuzie, Chidobe
    Bobo, Bryce
    Fields, Shay
    Frazier, George
    Gilbert, Jimmie
    Gillam, Addison
    Lee, Donovan
    Lindsay, Phillip
    Liufau, Sefo
    McCartney, Derek
    Olugbode, Kenneth
    Thompson, Tedric
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    nvmd see you accounted for that.
     
  3. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    This should be good. With the exception of Liufau, Gillam, Fields, and Awuzie none of those players have really shown anything
     
  4. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Tedric and Derek McCartney disagree. You overreach.
     
  5. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Lindsay has been our most dynamic player on our return teams.

    Frazier is only playing DE and FB and scored a TD last weekend.
     
  6. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Meh. Any list citing Gilbert, Frazier, Lindsay, Bobo, and Lee as success stories is reaching. Especially considering more than half of that list are Embree recruits
     
  7. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes.

    So why make your argument sucky by listing our leading tackler (and one with two interceptions) along with a guy on pace for a double digit sack season?

    And you back off Frazier. I like that kid.
     
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  8. bombay

    bombay Well-Known Member

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    I really want to see more of Donovan Lee. He has a little explosion, I think.
     
  9. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    Caution should be used here as some of these players are getting reps and tackles because we have no viable upperclass options to start in their place. That's been going on here roughly five years. Still, I look forward to seeing all of these players develop as they'll be more sound football players by their senior year on campus. One or two may even declare for the NFL draft instead of playing a senior season here. I am looking forward to seeing the composition of the team by the time this year's freshman impact players are seniors, but MacIntyre is going to have be a hell of a salesman with the place we'll continue to occupy in the standings until we have a full roster of these types of guys.
     
  10. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    I agree with Aik. Earning Playing time means nothing. Guys like Mosley, Yuri, Ross earned early PT and I'm not they will ever play again.

    But I don't see how Slider can deny that HCMM recruits have proven so far to be better than rated.
     
  11. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Some have certainly proven better than rated. But that list warrants the "impressive" label?
     
  12. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    We don't need impressive. We need solid and reliable.
     
  13. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    its all relative
     
  14. skibum

    skibum Peed in your Cheerios. Club Member

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    Old for his age this one is.

    We need impressive for steps 5 & 6 of this rebuild, right now we're on step 3.

    The problem, of course, is that we should be taking steps 5 & 6 around 2017. Which means we need to start recruiting impressive this year and next year at the very latest.
     
  15. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm impressed by those young guys.

    Might be a difference of semantics. If by impressed you mean a guy who has done something that made me do a double take, that's probably limited to Gillam and Chido so far.
     
  16. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    I view impressive, as too me not scratching my head about a player doing stupid **** on the field.
     
  17. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    That explains a lot.
     
  18. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    lmfao
     
  19. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    I guess I forgot to use the sarcasm font.
     
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  20. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Superfan with the nice backpedal.
     
  21. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    :doh: for Flounder.
     
  22. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    This post will be glorious
     
  23. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    The only way you can call them impressive is if the win and we make a bowl game this year, until then they are pieces of a rebuilding project, some better than others. The only thing that matters is wins at the end of the day, this isn't pee wee everyone wins we aren't keeping score BS and yay we're playing, this is big boy college football.
     
  24. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    I'd add Thompson to those two. Pretty good safety duo going forward.
     
  25. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    Really impressed with Awuzie and Thompson. Gillam need to add weight.
     
  26. 89BUFF89

    89BUFF89 Well-Known Member

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    I hope so, cause our recruiting rankings suck. Hope HCMM is the super guru swami of finding hidden gems, below the radar, overlooked 2* recruits that play like 4* guys.
     

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