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Kasa to TE?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by buff4bcs1985, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    i guess urban meyer was onto something...

     
  2. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    The running routes part kind of had me thinking TE, no?
     
  3. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    there was talk in camp of him playing tightend.

    Honestly, Meyer was right from the start, he should have been a tackle. Could have been the next Nate solder.
     
  4. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    BCS why would an OL be running routes and how many times do you see a tackle eligible now a day? I'm going to guess TE like WR said.
     
  5. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    saw it with solder from time to time.
     
  6. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    oops i meant to put TE my bad...can mod or admin fix thanks
     
  7. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Solder was a full time T though, I'm not too sure the staff would move someone over to run routes from time to time.
     
  8. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    Good move if he indeed does go to TE. It's too bad we didn't move him there this year and use his redshirt. Next year we're going to need him to play probably, can't afford to redshirt him unless he's really raw.
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Kasa could solve a lot of our depth chart issues at TE in 2012. Big target who can run. He'll have all spring to develop techniques and learn plays. Then, he'll have all summer for 7ons with the offense before camp. I hope he makes the transition. He's not a playmaker on defense. There's a chance he could be one on offense.
     
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    It'd be great cred to the coaching staff if they could transform a fairly run of the mill D lineman into an NFL prospect as a TE. Would it not?
     
  11. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    this post bums me out. He was a 5 star recruit, a can't miss prospect, why do we keep striking out with these studs.
     
  12. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Kasa should never have been rated that highly as a d-line prospect we arent striking out. We got him because we agreed to let him play where he wanted to, even if that spot was not a fit for his talent or body type.
     
  13. Creebuzz

    Creebuzz Club Member Club Member

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    Hawkins = **** sandwich
     
  14. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    OTOH, maybe we finally have a coaching staff that knows how to evaluate talent and how best to use it.
     
  15. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Cool I guess. But whoTF is gonna play DL next year. We better stock up on 3-4 Juco's
     
  16. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    yeah.. not holding my breath on the jucos though.
     
  17. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    does it matter, we are going to be pretty bad next year too. Lets get some young guys in there and get some experience.
     
  18. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Lol at our DL depth, if you can call it that. Bonsu, Parker, Pericak, Richter, and Uzo are now our only returning DL. As of now I don't think we can expect much from Richter and Bonsu seems to be really slowed by his knee. We're f'ed. Only taking two DL last class looks like a big mistake, esp with Nembot moving to OL
     
  19. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Yay rebuild some more. And yes it does matter, I'd like to actually look somewhat respectable next year
     
  20. buffsyko

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    Good move, he's doing nothing at DE.

    As for next year's d-line. You'll have pericak, bonsu and duribe, after that who knows.
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Next year although we'll be young will be much better with a much more favorable schedule. Saying that, we really need some JuCo players to provide an immediate impact.
     
  22. JWP303

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    On one hand I like the move if this will give him a chance to make an impact.

    On the other hand, this is just one more indicator of how far away we are from being competitive. And frustrating that he's wasted almost two full years trying to play a position that apparently doesn't suit him well. Even more frustrating that it's one more 5 star recruit who didn't pan out.
     
  23. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    here is a sobering list. I used scout.com for the rankings, but I'm not sure there would be anything different on rivals. Of all the players on that list on Ryan Miller is closest to playing up to his HS rankings.

    2006

    5 star = NONE
    4 star = NONE


    2007

    5 star = Ryan Miller
    4 star = Markques Simas, PT Gates, Drew Hudgins

    2008

    5 star = Darrell Scott, Lynn Katoa
    4 star = Jon Major, Bryce Givens, Shaun Mohler


    2009

    5 star = Nick Kasa
    4 star = NONE


    2010

    5 star = NONE
    4 star = Paul Richardson

    2011

    5 star = NONE
    4 star = Paulay Asiasta
     
  24. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    I think it'll be better, but not sure how much better. Bowl game? Not so sure. Depends a lot on Wood. If he lives up the hype next year, we could end up in a bowl game. If he's barely an upgrade over Hansen, then we're kinda ****ed.
     
  25. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Biggest improvement I see is the OOC. We should roll into conference play 3-0, 2-1 at worst and we can win four games the rest of the year, especially since we'll have more home games and we could win all but one or two at home next year. Of course, as you said, it depends on how Wood or Hirshman or Dillon do.
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    who is our other OOC game? and I'm not sure we can beat Fresno in their house.
     
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    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    When I watched him this fall it stood out like a sore thumb and I posted it here. I have never seen the press or Rivals/Scout mention it before. He's tall, fast and athletic. I asked "can he catch"? We have been sorely needing TE's for this offense (really, really important position) and Kasa frankly doesn't have the explosion or lower body strength (and perhaps he's too tall) to be a really good DL guy.

    Frankly, I wonder why it took so long. I think the staff was trying to win games in 2011 and Kasa wasn't going to make a switch in the fall and be a big help in 2011 at TE. Now they are playing for the next 3 years. Kasa has 2 chances at the NFL and the easiest would be to prove he can play Tight End. The second chance is to gain an enormous amount of muscle and play tackle, and I think it's too late for that. I'll assume he in fact, can catch.

    Alex Lewis is also going to play TE it looks like. I'm not sure if that's because we are so hurting there or if he's good at it. Haven't seen enough yet to judge.

    Nembot's move to tackle and perhaps the development of some young guys on the OL makes that possible.

    We are in for another tough year in 2012 independent of how good Wood is. We are building for 2013 and beyond imo, and I think that is the only strategy that works in a turn-around. Except for hiring a really big name coach like Nick Saban.
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    CSU, FCS, FSU.

    Fresno isn't any good, or at least not this year and we'll be playing them healthy.
     
  29. Creebuzz

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    Not excited for PRich? Played well early on before injury...I'd count him as a successful 4 star. Too early on Pauly too. Offensive linemen should rarely play as true freshmen.
     
  30. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    don't know how I missed P-rich, he is amazing. I think I left him out of my mind because we didn't get him to commit to us.
     

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