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Paul Richardson, Gerald Thomas, Nelson Spruce, Jeff Thomas, Vincent Hobbs

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Duff Man, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Am I crazy or is that a decent crop of receivers?
     
  2. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Who is going to throw them the ball?
     
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  3. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Maybe.
     
  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It's a capable group that even has some star power. There is definitely potential next season.
     
  5. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    Throw in some contribution from Austin Ray hopefully, and maybe some depth provided by McCulloch and one of the freshman and we just might have some targets.

    Getting the ball there might be a problem. Especially if we start Webb again, his throwing area is essentially limited to the tackle box.
     
  6. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    I really have a hard time believing Webb will see the field short of massive injuries. MM said he likes to see what players have done in live gameplay, well we've seen what Webb does.

    I'm not too worried about QB play. Lindgren's offense will really benefit them with the short, quick passes. I know the QB play was bad last year but I have a lot of faith in Lindgren's offense and coaching and designing it to his players strength.
     
  7. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Contingent on lining up Gerald Thomas and Vincent Hobbs all over the field IMO (including the backfield).
     
  8. Buffalo Brad

    Buffalo Brad Club Member Club Member

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    The group of receivers has the potential to be better than average and even very good. I am excited for the first time in a couple of years about our crew of wide outs.
     
  9. Gold

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    Is Austin Vincent back with the team? Anyone know?
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Yes. Walk on right now. Wildcard for the receiving corp.
     
  11. DrunkPanda

    DrunkPanda Active Member

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    Richardson is good, Thomas is decent. I don't know who any of those other guys are. I'm not ready to declare this an all star receiver corp just yet
     
  12. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Best in the nation.
     
  13. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

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    Not just for the receiving crops.
     
  14. CUAviator

    CUAviator Well-Known Member

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    I might not be remembering correctly, but doesn't GThomas have an issue with actually catching the football? (Ill take it with a grain of salt that he may just have been surprised when the ball actually hit his hands last year).
     
  15. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Give the dude a break, he is young, he'll be fine. If the dumbasses from the fan base stay away, he's just gonna improve.
     
  16. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Yep, it's solid. And I see what you did there in your thread title OP
     
  17. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    "I'm not too worried about QB play. Lindgren's offense will really benefit them with the short, quick passes. I know the QB play was bad last year but I have a lot of faith in Lindgren's offense and coaching and designing it to his players strength." Quatro

    I am in agreement with you... We should be a lot better than the past 2 or three years, even though that is not saying much.
     
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  18. CUFan

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    On paper dramatically different from last year. Start.......mixing......the.......kool.....aid......
     
  19. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    You ****ing jinxing mother****er. When you start getting optimistic, I start heading for shelter. Christ, you've doomed us all!
     
  20. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    Mass suicide will ensue if Jordan Webb is named the starter.
     
  21. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    You can't kill yourself if you're already dead on the inside.
     
  22. J.R. Ewing

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    Craig James has used similar logic. Allegedly.


    If Webb is our starter, I'm going to knock a whole game of this year's over/under. We know what that ceiling looks like.
     
  23. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    there are some guys in there that look like they can play.

    i'm as hopeful about our WR corps as i have been for a very long time... maybe since mccoy and hackett. but, there's paper, there's practice, and there's game time. we'll see.
     
  24. Darth Snow

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  25. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    If it makes you feel better, I think the defense is still going to be pretty awful.
     
  26. BuffUp

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    Man, could you imagine? Holy crap, total Bufffan meltdown... What if this new offense (what he was recruited for out of high school) explodes with him at the helm? EB and JE would be laughing so loud, we could here them in Boulder.
     
  27. Burrito Palazzo

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  28. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I have seen enough of Webb, thank you. That is all.
     
  29. BlackNGold

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    I think you are optimistic. Richardson was a legit star before injury - lets see how he comes back - I hope he is fully recovered.

    Gerald Thomas has some quicks but need improvement in both his catching and his routes. He only had 18 catches and his yards per were poor because he did not play the ball well on deeper routes.

    Nelson Spruce - solid possession receiver, runs good routes and has good hands. Should benefit a lot if PRich comes back strong. Needs to work on his separation from coverage.

    Jeff Thomas - lets hope. We don't know because we have not seen him play or practice yet. He has the metrics of receiver.

    Vincent Hobbs - lined up as TE - was impressive at times and played the ball well downfield. We will need increased production from him with the loss of Kasa.

    You did not mention Tyler McCulloch but he is definitely in the mix. He has been inconsistent in his career to date but has good hands and would be an ideal slot receiver with his size especially going up against linebackers.

    This team desperately needs speed receivers who are a real threat which will open it up for the others...we had zero of those guys last year.

    And as mentioned the QB play was so horrid it is hard to be too critical of the WRs.
     
  30. Buff_nc

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    Are you sure about this? Thought Ringo said this week he wasn't working with the team. So I thought he was at CU,but not necessarily back with the team.
     

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