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What's the deal with Donta Abron anyway?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by skinsfan55, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. skinsfan55

    skinsfan55 Club Member Club Member

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    The guy looked pretty explosive in 2012 and he was buried on the depth chart this season behind Powell, Adkins and ToJo. Is he going to be a weapon for CU? Possible move to WR in his future?
     
  2. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    The long A at the end of his given name confuses the coaches.
     
  3. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Didn't look explosive to me, but he did look like he had potential as a RB. He gives you pretty much what Tony Jones gives you in terms of size and quicks.

    I don't see him getting time as a receiver, so I'd expect that in order for him to play, he'd have to get bigger/stronger and perfect the art of pass protection. Adkins and Powell are a pretty good duo for us right now.

    Abron, Crowder, Creer. Wouldn't surprise if we saw some attrition there.
     
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  4. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    He got into the doghouse and didn't play his way out of it
     
  5. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    To add to what Holic said, don't be surprised if Dotson pushes for early playing time next season. Might end up being the fastest RB on the roster. The numbers are not sustainable.
     
  6. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    I was going to say the same thing about Dotson, but I'm still not 100% sure he'll sign here.
     
  7. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    That would suck, he is one of the players I'm most excited about.
     
  8. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    You sir, are invited.
     
  9. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    Funny.
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Abron has the tools to be a good RB here. Hopefully he'll show the dedication in the offseason to earn the respect & trust of his teammates and coaches.
     
  11. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    If Josh Ford hadn't been injured, we could have redshirted Abron last year. Kind of a wasted season for Donta, I think Creer could have just as easily gotten those limited touches.
     
  12. LongHaulBuff

    LongHaulBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Thought Crowder was gone.
     
  13. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    Another player I had hoped would get a chance to return kicks as long as the redshirt wasn't in play.
     
  14. mdelpizzo_1

    mdelpizzo_1 My Dixie Wrecked Club Member

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    Coachspeak... Translation he has a lot of work to do
     
  15. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Pass pro is suspect..but a decent RB. If and when he rounds out his pass pro, I expect he'll see the field more.
     

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