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Travis Talianko now at OLB

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  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    [tweet]499253568692826112[/tweet]

    Listed at 6'1" 210 lbs on the official roster.

    Given our depth at OLB, this makes some sense.
     
  2. J.R. Ewing

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    Get him on the tini weight gain plan.
     
  3. CUFan

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    We really seem to like the linebacker/safety style linebacker. I suppose that's good for the PAC.
     
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    BuffClass90 Banned BANNED

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    Totally building a speedy defense to stop the spread teams, but what happens when we play Stanford?
     
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    Luckily we don't play them this year.
     
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    DOOOM!!!
     
  7. Gary Indiana

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    ​Gillam happens!!!
     
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  8. BehindEnemyLines

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    We got time to work on it - that's not 'til game 13
     
  9. BuffHerd

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    I like your thinking
     
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    Probably not a good sign for Rippy.
     
  11. MtnBuff

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    Agree with this.

    Lets hope that the light comes on for him. He has the physical skills so it isn't as if he is a lost cause. Some guys take a little longer to turn into college players, unfortunately some never do but Rippy is a young guy who has bounced around a bit.
     
  12. sackman

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    I think we talk about Rippy more than the coaches do. Not declaring him a bust, but...
     
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    But you are...
     
  14. lawdogg

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    Not really surprising for a team that's struggled to bring in much 4* talent. Unfortunately, like several others of our more highly regarded prospects, it has not panned out for him yet.
     
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    I don't think we can say that until we see what position he switched to. Is he with Greer and Rippy or Olugbode and ???
     
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    wondering why Talianko put a crying smiley face on the tweet- is he upset ? happy ?
    I'm sure no big deal but was wondering out loud.
     
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    Not a crying smiley
     
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    Happy tears.
     
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    He's crumming.
     
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    Tears of laughter?
     
  21. SECOBuffsFan

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    Rippy hasn't played a game yet and he is being labeled by some a bust? Really?
     
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    Well, if he never plays a game I will call him a bust.
     
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    I should clarify. I'm not labeling him a bust. I would expect, however, that he'd be pushing for more playing time than what we have seen so far. I'm just going off of what Slider and a few others are reporting, and maybe they're just not seeing a lot of Rippy. He's been in the system for a year now. He shouldn't be having difficulties in assignments or understanding the playbook.
     
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    Some of us only get the reports on camp that resonate from the questions Ringo asks after practice. He just hasn't asked about him yet, more worried about GB. I doubt he's able to scout any good players, so I'm chalking this up to coincidence.
     
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    Would agree that is not a good sign for Rippy and other OLBs. We are not exactly deep at safety.
     
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    Snow quoted the DP a while back: “I sure hope (he can contribute),” MacIntyre said of Talianko. “He’s a bigger kid. So with all the of the spread teams we’ll face, he might be able to play a mixture of a linebacker and safety, a hybrid type of thing.”
     
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