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'13 CO OT Blake Nowland (Verbal to CSU)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Buffnik, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Douglas County H.S. (Castle Rock, CO)

    December Graduate

    Ht: 6-foot-5
    Wt: 285 lbs
    40:

    Rivals rating: 3*-5.5rr; unranked OT
    Scout rating: 3*; #79 OT
    ESPN rating: 3*-76 grade; #79 OT
    247s rating: 3*-83 rating; #97 OT

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Air Force, CSU, Washington State, Wyoming
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    CSU lock imo
     
  4. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Even if the buffs offer?
     
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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    You never really know until we offer, but he doesn't even seem interested in going to the CU Big man's camp. Having said that, I doubt we offer anyway
     
  6. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Well, I really don't know what to say about this one, other than Congrats Blake!
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm liking this kid more and more. Could be a mauler at guard.

    [video=youtube;FXM88TxE5pY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXM88TxE5pY[/video]
     
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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Nice - would love to see him in the BnG
     
  10. mattrob

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    Thanks for posting this 'nik. He's got better feet than I expected and plays a physical game.
     
  11. bigbang2

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    Good frame to add more bulk. It all depends on how he responds to coaching in College.
     
  12. 96 Buff

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    We are truly blessed to have bb2's incomparable wisdom regarding recruiting and football.
     
  13. sliderNcider

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    Oops spoke too soon. A concerning thing is the staff didn't even know who this guy was until the Spring Game. That coupled with the fact that Kanavis didn't know Berk even played DE. I think it's fair to say our staff's in-state connections are very limited.
     
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    Nowland is my guess for our next commit, coming in June. He is a bit under the radar now, but I think he'd be getting offers from Oregon and USC once we get closer to NSD. I like his size relative to his athleticism. He seems very capable to carry 310 to 320 pounds and keep his quickness and nastiness.
     
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    Douglas County's OL coach seemed very high on him. Probably more so than he was on Ethan Adkins and Mike Moudy
     
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    The Rivals feature on him this week is top notch. Adam and Maximus Buff did a good job. I am not quite as high on him as Maximus is, but I would take Nowland over Skipper any day of the week. Hope we get good news here soon.
     
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    Buffs seriously are having OL recruiting problems. When is enough ... enough re: Marshall's job?
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    His seat has to be very, very, very hot right now.
     
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    I've been a huge critic of OL recruiting but I'm not gonna crucify the staff on this one yet.
     
  21. buff4bcs1985

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    wow we lost nowland?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
     
  22. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    No everyone's just freaking out for no reason.
     
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    I like how everyone wants him badly and once he commits to CSU no one wants him...
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Good thing you're talking about another site because I don't see any sour grapes here.
     
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    Yeah, people on CU's rivals site are funny.

    CU is going to have to settle for some 2* OL again this year
     
  26. BuffLuKe

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    Long way to go but something is definitely wrong here.
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Then go take your **** there.

    And no we won't have to settle.
     
  28. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Good pickup for CSU. He'll be a good player for them.
     
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    **** me. Not good. Losing anyone to CSU is a major blow
     
  30. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    As I said... Good pickup for CSU. He'll be a good player for them.

    Regarding the comment about CU having to settle for some 2* OLs this year, I don't think that will be the case.

    fwiw, Nowland is a 2* or low 3* depending on the evaluation. I was warming to him and think he's a guy who is developing late and could be a very good college OL.

    Where is the CSU commitment being reported? None of the premium profiles are showing him as committed.
     

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