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We have two spots left, who to take?

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by sackman, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    By my math, we're sitting at 23 commits for this class. That leaves two spots left. I'd like to think we're in on Jacobs and Rippy, and that we'll call it good. Any thoughts on how we're approaching these last two spots?
     
  2. NW Buff

    NW Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Also, if we cannot get players of the Jacobs/Rippy caliber, do we get somebody else or bank the scholies until next year? Are there any positions of need left?
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    athletic freaks of nature
     
  4. zbuff

    zbuff Juiceful and useful. Club Member

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    Only if we could flip Walker Williams or JCF or similar caliber athlete.
     
  5. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    Rumor has it we are looking at more than 25.
     
  6. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff BBFCFM Club Member

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    If we could only have one more commit, I want it to be Jacobs.
     
  7. Dorn09

    Dorn09 Well-Known Member

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    We are going to lose a few guys who are not making the grades.

    I think we sign 5 more.

    Rippy
    Jacobs
    OL
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  8. GoldenBuff

    GoldenBuff Well-Known Member

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    If it can only be two, I would want 2 of Rippy, Jacobs, and Tillman (the 4.3 40 kid out of Louisiana). If Rippy is definitely off the table, I'd add Folasa to replace the the hole left by Asiata's departure. If we do oversign, I'd love to have all 4. I don't think we're going to flip anyone at this point though.
     
  9. Jaximus

    Jaximus Club Member Club Member

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    Replace Asiata? What are you talking about?

    EDIT: Just figured it out. Crap! Yes Folasa would be a good addition to the G spot. Too late to beg Kozan with automatic playing time?
     
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  10. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Leaving the team - grades.
     
  11. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    I think we over sign by 1 or 2
     
  12. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I am not sure taking on Folasa as a big grade risk is leaving the program is the best course of action. He is not worth the risk.
     
  13. JimmyBuff

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    Hopefully best available athlete.
     
  14. buffsyko

    buffsyko Club Member Club Member

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    I've only heard that embree would take 27 or 28, not 25 so we have 4-5 left to take and maybe oversign?
     
  15. buffsyko

    buffsyko Club Member Club Member

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    I'd like to see kennedy suprise us and bring in wr lawler or javon williams. I'd like kozan right about now with asiata gone.
     
  16. lawdogg

    lawdogg Club Member Club Member

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    I fear you may be disappointed.
     
  17. SINKRATZ

    SINKRATZ Club Member Club Member

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    Addition? You must be a busy girl.
     
  18. DowntownBuff

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    Jacobs and Hobbs. Best players available at positions of need.
     
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  19. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    I would rank the best players available and take the first two that commits to CU.


    Still holding out for JCF and Alex Kozan
     
  20. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    The Easter Bunny is real!
     
  21. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    Thats what you said about Yuri Wright
     
  22. BuffLuKe

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    Id hope Yuri is real, we need him to play corner lol.
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Yuri Wright was a possibility. JCF and Kozan are not.
     
  24. buffaholic

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    I can see us taking 3-4 more.

    I think the staff would like another TE to compete for PT in 2012.
    Another OL for sure, maybe two.
    And a LB?

    Best guys on the board in my mind:
    Kaumatule (we take him if he wants to come)
    Jacobs/Rippy
    Tillman - need speed.
    Solomon
    Brostek the Human Enigma
    Simmons (but aren't we done at DE?)
     
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  25. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    1.JCF or Hobbs
    2.Kuamatule or Simmons
    3. Folasa or Kozan or Brostek
     
  26. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    If I thought we had a reasonable shot at Brostek, he would be far and away my #1 choice. That kid has all-conference potential written all over him.

    As it is, I hope we can close with Kaumatule, Jacobs, and Tillman.
     
  27. DowntownBuff

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    0% chance of JCF and 50/50 with Hobbs
    50/50 with Kuamatule and 90% chance with Simmons
    0% chance with Kozan, Outside shot with Brostek (UDUB plan B guy) and Folasa probably does not have a committable offer yet.
     
  28. BuffUp

    BuffUp Go Buffs Club Member

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    over sign - that's what all the "great programs" do
     
  29. aik

    aik Well-Known Member

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    Of course I want Rippy and Jacobs to be "the two." If we have other spots available or they choose to go elsewhere, another LB, OG, TE or RB are positions that I feel still must be addressed.
     

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