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Size of the incoming class

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

  1. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I know we touched on this in a few threads, but Embo said he expects to sign 16 - 20 players this coming cycle. I was thinking we were going to get more like 15, so this interesting.



    Another good article by Kensler.
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Kensler is pretty much the only quality at the Post. I actually look forward to his columns and blogs.

    That said... I can't believe we're taking that many following Embree's comment that there would be minimal attrition this spring/summer compared to last year.

    Maybe he thinks of "minimal" in terms of quality rather than quantity.
     
  3. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    I thought it was going to take some attrition to get to 15.... losing up to 20 would be interesting.
     
  4. o_robbie

    o_robbie I don't think before I post

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    I am guessing we land 17 this year. Just guessing of course.
     
  5. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    must be including some grayshirts who will sign and then delay enrollment?
     
  6. BuffHerd

    BuffHerd Club Member Club Member

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    It would have to be creative as you suggest. He must anticipate more attrition than he is letting on to. I can't imagine too many high profile recruits want to gray shirt.
     
  7. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Maybe he went to a Nick Saban coaches clinic?
     
  8. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    We need more attrition IMO
     
  9. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    I think we are going to see some once fall camp opens. There are going to be some upper classmen that are about to be buried on the depth chart. They will want to finish their careers out somewhere where they can see the field.
     
  10. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    I hope the incoming class is only 4's 2's and 0's. This way our tailgates will have a lot of a little to look at.
     
  11. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Agreed. It's going to happen, and usually while there's always a few 'expecteds', there's typically always those 2-3 'surprise' attrition guys that people didn't see coming. Hope for our sake we can get this more to the 20 side of things than 15. With the early momentum we've gained, we have the potential to get a class on board that exceeds expectations.
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2012
  12. zbuff

    zbuff Juiceful and useful. Club Member

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    Smells like you are already there.
     
  13. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    We don't take our forced attrition seriously.
     

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