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Watching Julius Thomas tonight.

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I wonder if XJ has any thoughts of playing football. There's a bunch of former hoops players playing TE in the league now. XJ has the physique to do it. Maybe Wes Gordon, too.

    We could use a good TE.
     
  2. fervorfactor

    fervorfactor Active Member

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    Right. That's a reach!
     
  3. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Yeah. It is. We're desperate. Despite times call for desperate measures.
     
  4. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    We do need a game changing TE like JT playing for the Buffs.
     
  5. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm sure Tad wants his star player playing football, lol
     
  6. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    It would free up a basketball scholarship. Just sayin'.


    I know it's crazy and won't happen in all likelihood. The thought came into my head as I was watching JT tear up Indy's defense.
     
  7. Mr. Babar

    Mr. Babar I have no elephant books Club Member

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    Maybe we can convert Talton too - he could our version of Darren Sproles!

    Joking of course, would love a player half as good as JT at TE for the Buffs. Just don't think it's a guy on the BB team.
     
  8. GoBuffs!!

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    Didn't Barnett try to get David Harrison to play?

    At this point it seems highly unlikely that you would go from a successful basketball team and play for a losing football team and risk injury. But back before, it probably wasn't as black and white.
     
  9. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    In the case of a guy like XJ, he'll have an opportunity in the NBA if he continues to develop. For Wes, he's probably not an NBA prospect, so if he can make some money playing football... who knows?
     
  10. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Didn't Big E play some football for the buffs?
     
  11. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes, let's cannibalize our successful basketball program's starters in the hopes one of them can play on our football team. Great plan.
     
  12. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    It's not a plan. I'm just playing a game of "what-if".
     
  13. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Your game is going to cause [MENTION=127]Goose[/MENTION] to have an aneurysm.
     
  14. Goose

    Goose Hoops Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    YOU KEEP THE STINK OF THE FOOTBALL TEAM OFF OF XJ OR I WILL STAB YOU!
     
  15. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    or commit murder.
     
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  16. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    :rofl:
     
  17. DBT

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    IN THEY EYE WITH A RED HOT POKER!
     
  18. BuffAlum2007

    BuffAlum2007 Well-Known Member

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    He could do it as a fifth year player once his basketball eligibility runs out...see Jimmy Graham or Johnathan Loyd (currently on the Ducks FB roster) as examples/precedents
     
  19. Shldr2Shldr

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    Here is your answer


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  20. J.R. Ewing

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    Hi Beau. :wave2:
     
  21. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Pretty sure XJ going to the NBA after year 4.
     
  22. BuffsNYC

    BuffsNYC Uptown Club Member

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    TE is a ridiculously stupid idea, but . . . . fullback!
     
  23. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    .....or safety!
     
  24. AllStarBuffs

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    I don't think we have targeted a TE all season, so even if we had XJ, we would not throw to him!
     
  25. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Not sure if serious. Irwin had two catches against CSU.
     
  26. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    XJ is going to get paid, probably in the NBA.

    Wes so far doesn't look like an NBA prospect but he is a big body with some athletic ability, he might get a shot. Even if he doesn't he is likely to be able to make a decent living playing in Europe after CU.

    Why would either want to expose themselves to getting hit by LBs or DBs?
     
  27. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Glory.
     
  28. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    And losses.
     

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