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TomatoVSC
05-02-2007, 11:22 AM
It's a bit early...I know. But, I have a very good feeling that this guy is going to be an absolute stud next year.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/media/photo/2006-09/25300376.jpg

Branden Ore...#28. Runningback, Virginia Tech. 5'11" 202 pounds. He runs between a 4.4 and a 4.5, and is considered somewhat of an all-around back. For a guy of his weight, he throws around a lot of force...and he still has good breakaway speed. Here are his stats thus far.

http://img58.imageshack.us/img58/238/orestatsbv5.jpg

Not too shabby. Especially considering that he missed 2 games this past year. Can he catch the ball? Yes. Unfortunately, our passing game was somewhat lacking this year...but watch for that to improve as well.

Why is Ore a sleeper? The past 2 years, Virginia Tech's offensive line simply hasn't been that good. But, after a couple excellent recruiting classes, we have a solid OL for next year that includes Sergio Render(Freshman All-American) and a few other solid younger guys. What excites me the most about our O-line, though, is that they practice against one of the premier DL of the nation every day.

Last year Ore averaged 4.7 YPC, had 1137 rushing yards, and 16 rushing touchdowns. Here's what I expect next year.

5.2 YPC, 1550 rushing yards, 18 rushing touchdowns. It's going to be a good year for Branden Ore.

DChess
05-02-2007, 12:04 PM
malcolm jenkins will emerge as the number 1 corner in the nation

Sniper
05-02-2007, 12:07 PM
Shawn Crable all day baby....I think I still Troy Smith's helmet ringing

slightlyaraiderfan
05-02-2007, 12:09 PM
I've said it a few times already, I think David Ausberry is going to blow up this year. I think he'll have a better college career than Turner.

bored of education
05-02-2007, 12:17 PM
Marcus Freeman #1 OLB tOSU
Robiskie and Hartline

ccB
05-02-2007, 12:25 PM
malcolm jenkins will emerge as the number 1 corner in the nation

Agreed, alot of people are sleeping on Jenkins right now.

fenikz
05-02-2007, 12:31 PM
IMO, 'Dre is by far the most underrated player in college football, mostly against the SEC

6'5 240

http://img79.imageshack.us/img79/4835/awoa9.jpg

-black
05-02-2007, 12:33 PM
Marcus Ball, Florida State

ccB
05-02-2007, 12:34 PM
Darius Heyward-Bey
Keon Lattimore
Lance Ball

JCarver27
05-02-2007, 12:39 PM
So many VTech fans are high on Ore......like winning the Heisman high.......like you're smoking a blunt high.

reigle9
05-02-2007, 01:09 PM
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e190/reigle9/outback-morelli.jpg
#14 Anthony Morelli

critesy
05-02-2007, 01:28 PM
Ben Tate, RB Auburn....yes another good rb from AU

gstock05
05-02-2007, 01:29 PM
How about some people that actually haven't totally been heard of yet?

Sam Shields- WR for the U is going to burst onto the national spotlight. His game is a lot like Manningham, and he was probably Miami's best receivers last year as a freshman.

Dominique Douglas- WR for Iowa. Another fast freshman stud who was one of the best receivers Iowa had as a freshman. Should be one of the best in the big 10 next year.

Demarco Murray- RB Oklahoma... once again, some talk about him, but he's never started. Should get the bulk of the carries for OU this year.

Jeff Cumberland- TE Illinois. Played very well as a frosh. Measurables are quite freakish. IMO he's the illini's best player along with Davis. He'll shine this year.

Kurt Coleman- Ohio State Safety. Reminds me a lot of Donte Whitner. Undersized, but is extremely instinctual, and is the definition of a playmaker. He outplayed all OSU's safeties in the spring including Jamario Oneal, and a few upperclassmen. Him along with Anderson Russel should be a formidable combo.

Gchu83
05-02-2007, 01:47 PM
Drew Kelson- Both Scout and Rivals had Kelson rated the #1 Safety in the Nation back in 2004. Got moved to OLB because Chizik wanted speed at LB, but never really did a whole lot there.

He will move back to Safey this season and hopefully he can be the player that earned him that #1 position ranking.

Jimmy
05-02-2007, 02:03 PM
Malcom Jenkins... So good he can get to the quarterback and catch the throw before it leaves his hand...

http://menofthescarletandgray.com/wp-content/uploads/malcom_jenkins.jpg

lol idk what the **** cupito is doing...

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o94/jgbiii/CMCapture1-3.jpg

clearly he isnt a sleeper anymore because so many people acknowledge the fact he was probably a first round corner this year...

but he is a homer player of mine...

snuff
05-02-2007, 02:16 PM
As much as I hate this team I must say 6.7yards per carry as a Freshman is godly.

http://i13.tinypic.com/4ou9ons.jpg

Although this one ups him:
http://i18.tinypic.com/53gm2rc.jpg

malcolm jenkins will emerge as the number 1 corner in the nation

Doubtful. Check out Aqib Talib sometime or Antoine Cason.

Some other players that will probably break out:
Jonathan Hefney (S Tennessee)
Terrance Taylor (DT Michigan)
Brandon Graham (DE Michigan)
Robert Rose (DE tOSU)
Sergio Kindle(LB Texas) (I hope where the **** did he go)
Brandon Flowers (DB Vatech)

DChess
05-02-2007, 02:25 PM
As much as I hate this team I must say 6.7yards per carry as a Freshman is godly.

http://i13.tinypic.com/4ou9ons.jpg

Although this one ups him:
http://i18.tinypic.com/53gm2rc.jpg



Doubtful. Check out Aqib Talib sometime or Antoine Cason.

Some other players that will probably break out:
Jonathan Hefney (S Tennessee)
Terrance Taylor (DT Michigan)
Brandon Graham (DE Michigan)
Robert Rose (DE tOSU)
Sergio Kindle(LB Texas) (I hope where the **** did he go)

im actually extremely big on cason, but i would put paul oliver infront of talib, anyone who can shutdown cj, is good in my book.

also cj spiller, is amazing. biggest mistake of his life though, signing to clemson and not florida. wouldve started right away for them, now he has to split time

also, kindle will be starting this eyar, have no idea why he wasnt before but this year he is

princefielder28
05-02-2007, 02:33 PM
TE Travis Beckum for the Wisconsin Badgers. He really emerged as the Badgers top receiving threat for John Stocco at the end of the year and he should continue to progress and be a star after converting from LB.

DeathbyStat
05-02-2007, 02:35 PM
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e190/reigle9/outback-morelli.jpg
#14 Anthony Morelli

I hope your right...If Justin can stay out of jail I'll go with him.

Maurice Evans as well

-black
05-02-2007, 02:42 PM
im actually extremely big on cason, but i would put paul oliver infront of talib, anyone who can shutdown cj, is good in my book.

also cj spiller, is amazing. biggest mistake of his life though, signing to clemson and not florida. wouldve started right away for them, now he has to split time

also, kindle will be starting this eyar, have no idea why he wasnt before but this year he is

I say Spiller has a better shot at cracking 1,000 yards at Clemson ( traditional running team) then at Florida (a spread option). I think Clemson will better prepare him for the NFL also. If he wanted to win a NC and be close to his daughter, then year he should have chosen UF. But Clemson will do him fine because him splitting will still result in multiple 1,000 yard seasons.

constant cough
05-02-2007, 02:42 PM
Richard Murphy RB LSU

http://media.scout.com/Media/Image/22/227932.jpg

snuff
05-02-2007, 02:45 PM
You meant Keiland Williams RB LSU right?
http://media.collegepublisher.com/media/paper868/stills/064ek7bg.jpg

This guy?

The guy you mentioned didn't even touch the ball last season...

elway777
05-02-2007, 02:47 PM
I've said it a few times already, I think David Ausberry is going to blow up this year. I think he'll have a better college career than Turner.


Yeah but most fans are not overly impressed with Turner. I will Kyle Moore at DE. He's a freak of a player.

-black
05-02-2007, 03:03 PM
underhyped guys that im extremely high on and think will develope into househould names or all american type players

lets start off with my team

Marcus Ball OLB Florida State

http://media.scout.com/Media/Image/35/353782m.jpg

would have been a five star recruit if not for injuries and grade problems. He was having a dominant year (as a BACKUP) as a freshman before getting injured for the year. He has shown flashes to be special, and every bit as good as Lawrence Timmons

Everett Griffen DE Florida State

reminds me of a younger Kam Wimbley. Will start at DE this year and was very productive as a freshman. Quick burst off the line and has the size of most of FSU's past rush ends


Caz Piurowski LT Florida State

Was recruited as a bit time TE prospect. During recruiting season he told coaches he planed to move to OT. He started at TE as a true Freshman last season (along with Brandon Warrenn) and was very quick for a big tall TE and blocked very well. Now with the coaching a Trickett (one of the best OL coaches in the country) I think he will develope into an all Star OT. He is already 6'7 285 and now just has to get stronger and learn the posistion. By the end of 2008 he could be one of CFballs premiere up and coming Olineman. Is only a true Sophomore but is taking a page out of Tony Boseli, Robert Garrery, Eric Winston, Joe Thomas, and Joe Staleys playbook by starting off as a TE and moving to tackle.

Jamie Robinson CB Florida State

was a top notch recruit and has the ideal size and speed combination you look for. Antonio Cromartie called him "the next" in a long line of standout Seminole defensive backs. Is 6'2 and all he needs to do is continue to become a better cover corner.

now on to other players across the nation


Cornelluis Ingram TE Florida

almost transfered because of his lack of chances to play at QB but slowly he became s very solid TE this past year. By the end of the year he was on of Florida's main targets. I can only see him getting better and should be one of cfballs best pass receiving TE's. Outstanding size and speed.


Anthony Schriotto S Penn State

Big time hitter and playmaker that should help Penn State form one of the better secondaries in the big 10. He was one of the most impressive platers I saw in all of football by the end of the year and it woulld shock me if he doesnt have an All American type year. Was only a sophomore last season, so he can only improve. I think he will eventually be a 1st or 2nd round draft pick


Mike Jenkings CB South Florida

VERY underated and truly one of the best CB's in the country. Has fantastic size and good speed and reminds me alot of Derelle Revis from Pitt. Plays the run very well and just has to become more smooth in his backpedal.

Dexter MCCluster WR Ole Miss

does not have the size or straight ahead burning deep speed you like in a smallish receiver, but he is a playmaker. Was one of Ole Miss's few bright spots as a true freshman. He should eventually turn into a Steve Smith type receiver.


I'll do a few more later on

snuff
05-02-2007, 03:05 PM
I forgot this guy...

http://www.theozone.net/photos/14428.jpg

Brandon Spikes LB Florida.

gstock05
05-02-2007, 03:11 PM
Doubtful. Check out Aqib Talib sometime or Antoine Cason.

No doubt those are great players, but what have they done as far as shutting down bigtime receivers? Not to mention they were Juniors as opposed to Sophomores like Jenkins.

Just to list guys Jenkins has made irrelevant...

1. Mario Manningham (was burning Antonio Smith early on, coaches switched to Jenkins 1/3 of the way into the game and Manningham did nothing afterward)
2. Limas Sweed..
3. Derrick Williams
4. James Hardy

It's not extremely impressive, but considering he's never really been burned badly in a game as a true sophomore speaks volumes to his ability. I can't say how good Cason or Talib are since I haven't watched them all that much, but if they're as good as Jenkins, they must be pretty damn special. Jenkins is the best OSU cornerback since Nate Clements and is going to have a long and good career in the NFL...

snuff
05-02-2007, 03:23 PM
Mario gave Jenkins the drop step move and was completely gone.... But Henne over through it.

Not sure how good Jenkins would have to cover Limas Sweed as Mccoy sucked in his 2nd game ever...

Not sure how good he had to cover Derrick Williams since Derrick Williams didn't have a QB and didn't do anything last year.

Not sure how good he did against Florida as they put up 800.

I am not even sure who covered him the rest of the game Manningham the rest of the game.

I am not sure Cason covered all these people, but hey who knows.Dwayne Jarret(36 yards), Jason Hill(21 and injured I think), Dwayne Bowe(65 but a blowout), Desean Jackson(131 =/), Steve Smith(9), Derrick Hagen(47) and so on.

Not sure if you would consider any of them bigtime, but yea... More impressive than your hommie.

Also:
Ohio States line > Arizona and Kansas
Ohio States Safeties > Arizona and Kansas

Giantsfan1080
05-02-2007, 03:45 PM
Kenny Britt WR Rutgers.

ncst8fan83
05-02-2007, 03:55 PM
my homer selections would be Andre Brown, Toney Baker, and Dajuan Morgan.

Impact freshman from around the ACC:
UNC - Marvin Austin(DT)
Duke - lol
NCSU - Markus Kuhn(DE/DT)
BC - Will Thompson(LB)
Clemson - Marcus Gilchrist(CB)
FSU - Bert Reed(CB)(i'm REALLY high on this guy, he's going to be special)
GT - Josh Nesbitt(QB)
Maryland - Lansford Watson(WR)
Miami - Kayne Farquharson(WR)
UVA - J'Courtney Williams(LB)
VaTech - Tyrod Taylor(QB)(MV pt2)
Wake Forest - Doug Weaver(OT)
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-black
05-02-2007, 04:00 PM
my homer selections would be Andre Brown, Toney Baker, and Dajuan Morgan.

Impact freshman from around the ACC:
UNC - Marvin Austin(DT)
Duke - lol
NCSU - Markus Kuhn(DE/DT)
BC - Will Thompson(LB)
Clemson - Marcus Gilchrist(CB)
FSU - Bert Reed(CB)(i'm REALLY high on this guy, he's going to be special)
GT - Josh Nesbitt(QB)
Maryland - Lansford Watson(WR)
Miami - Kayne Farquharson(WR)
UVA - J'Courtney Williams(LB)
VaTech - Tyrod Taylor(QB)(MV pt2)
Wake Forest - Doug Weaver(OT)
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well if he does, it will have to be at WR, since it has been confirmed by coaches and himself that he will be a receiver. I think our top impact Freshman will be Brandon Paul

dabears10
05-02-2007, 04:01 PM
Travis Thomas Rb from ND

Yeah, he's a senior. Yeah he played LB last year. But he will get over a 1,000 yards and probably 10+ Td's this year as well as be a leader for the YOUNG offense ND will have.

-black
05-02-2007, 04:05 PM
I think the young freshman RB for ND will start and have the big year

dabears10
05-02-2007, 04:09 PM
I doubt that Armando Allen beats out either James Aldridge or Travis Thomas.

devinhester=R.O.Y 2006
05-02-2007, 04:19 PM
I have three for Illinois

http://thepost.baker.ohiou.edu/layout/images/2006/10/13/S2_1.jpg
Juice Williams, QB, Illinois

http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/ill/sports/m-footbl/auto_action/684868.jpeg
Vontae Davis, DB, Illinois

http://www.washingtoninformer.com/wk%20of%20Sep%2029/SPORTS_Dunbar_9_29_05.jpg
Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

ironman4579
05-02-2007, 04:35 PM
As much as I hate this team I must say 6.7yards per carry as a Freshman is godly.

http://i13.tinypic.com/4ou9ons.jpg

Although this one ups him:
http://i18.tinypic.com/53gm2rc.jpg



Doubtful. Check out Aqib Talib sometime or Antoine Cason.

Some other players that will probably break out:
Jonathan Hefney (S Tennessee)
Terrance Taylor (DT Michigan)
Brandon Graham (DE Michigan)
Robert Rose (DE tOSU)
Sergio Kindle(LB Texas) (I hope where the **** did he go)
Brandon Flowers (DB Vatech)

I actually heard that Michigan might move Graham to DT because he's having trouble keeping his weight down.

swagger
05-02-2007, 05:24 PM
Sam Shields.

cardsalltheway
05-02-2007, 05:27 PM
Kellen Lewis and James Hardy will tear up the Big Ten and IU will still barely make a bowl game.

SeanTaylorRIP
05-02-2007, 05:29 PM
Kellen Lewis and James Hardy will tear up the Big Ten and IU will still barely make a bowl game.

Hardly sleepers as well as all the Illinois guys listed, and Brandon Ore, my sleeper, Keith Payne.

Don Vito
05-02-2007, 05:37 PM
Ole Miss-#74 Mike Oher, Jr. LT (could be a 1st rounder)
-#2 Mike Wallace, So. WR
-#28 Nate Banks, Sr. CB

-black
05-02-2007, 05:57 PM
I doubt that Armando Allen beats out either James Aldridge or Travis Thomas.

according to some, Armando is Noel Devine without the hype and baggage. I doubt he starts the opener, but I think by the end of the year he will be getting the bulk of the carries (similar to Darius Walker's freshman season)

elway777
05-02-2007, 06:45 PM
Luis Holmes DE Arizona

Sedrick Ellis DT USC

Vontae Davis CB Illinois

TPFKA#1SaintsFan
05-02-2007, 07:20 PM
http://www.athleticnetwork.net/piclib/3396.jpg

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/5514/fenroyss6.png

http://www.troytrojans.com/uploads/galleries/football/06ull7_small.jpg

In 2 years, you'll be hearing this kid's name called on Day One of the draft.

TigerBait45
05-02-2007, 07:45 PM
Oh man, Fenroy's a workhorse. I love watching him.

You meant Keiland Williams RB LSU right?
http://media.collegepublisher.com/media/paper868/stills/064ek7bg.jpg

This guy?

The guy you mentioned didn't even touch the ball last season...

Nah, he meant Richard Murphy. Murphy redshirted last year but hes been a standout in spring practice. Les Miles has openly admitted that he was the most impressive back this spring.

Keiland Williams looks like he'll have a good career too.

smittyjs
05-02-2007, 08:04 PM
http://web.knoxnews.com/slideshows/gvx05vandy/as02.jpgFor the People who still don't know the best WR in the Nation Earl Bennett, AKA EB.
#10 Earl Bennett
Full Name: Earl Bennett
Born: March 23, 1987 Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Height: 6-1
Weight: 202 lbs.
Age: 20
Pos: WR
Class: Junior
REC 82 | YDS 1,146 | TD 6

[edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Earl_Bennett&action=edit&section=2)] Records

His 161 receptions is the highest total for any Southeastern Conference (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeastern_Conference) receiver after two years. [1] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-rivalsAA06)
He is the first ever SEC receiver to record 75 receptions in two different seasons.[2] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-BennettAllSEC)[edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Earl_Bennett&action=edit&section=3)] Awards & Honors

2005- First Team All-SEC (Coaches)
2005- Second Team All-SEC (AP)
2005- First Team SEC All Freshman Team
2005- Sporting News Second Team Freshman All American
2005- Scout.com First Team All American
2005- Rivals.com Second Team All American
2006- Rivals.com Third Team All American[3] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-2006_Rivals_All_Americans)
2006- First Team All-SEC (AP)[4] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-2006_AP_All_SEC)
2006- Second Team All-SEC (Coaches)[5] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-2006_Coaches_All_SEC)
2006- Rivals.com First Team All-SEC[6] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-2006_Rivals_All_SEC)
2006- Scout.com First Team All-SEC[7] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Bennett#_note-2006_Scout_All_SEC)

TigerBait45
05-02-2007, 08:08 PM
Oh man, I love Bennett too. Vandy's offense should be pretty solid next year with him around and Nickson with a year of experience.

snuff
05-02-2007, 08:28 PM
How many RBs is LSU going to play Keiland Williams, Broussard, and Richard Murphy?

Don Vito
05-02-2007, 08:30 PM
Yea LSU has like a 4 back rotation and Jacob Hester gets a lot of touches, whether they are receptions or carries, for a FB as well.

sweetness34
05-02-2007, 08:35 PM
I have three for Illinois

http://thepost.baker.ohiou.edu/layout/images/2006/10/13/S2_1.jpg
Juice Williams, QB, Illinois

http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/ill/sports/m-footbl/auto_action/684868.jpeg
Vontae Davis, DB, Illinois

http://www.washingtoninformer.com/wk%20of%20Sep%2029/SPORTS_Dunbar_9_29_05.jpg
Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

Those are not sleepers. Possible impact players though, definitely.

My sleepers for Illinois would be Trevon Bellamy CB, Chris Duvalt CB and Chris James WR. 3 guys that didn't get much PT last year and aren't very well known, but they've looked great in the spring so far. James has been catching everything in sight, Bellamy has looked extremely well at starting CB, and Duvalt is now pushing Bellamy for the starting spot. Should be interesting until the regular season starts which one of those guys wins the starting job opposite Vontae Davis.

SuperKevin
05-02-2007, 08:37 PM
I think Jonathan Goff the MLB from Vanderbilt is going to cement his status as a top 3 MLB

TPFKA#1SaintsFan
05-02-2007, 08:58 PM
Yea LSU has like a 4 back rotation and Jacob Hester gets a lot of touches, whether they are receptions or carries, for a FB as well.

I kind of hope we have a clear cut #1 before the start of the season. It kinda worked last season, but the whole RB situation was way too shaky.

I'd really like to see:

- Keiland Williams as the "feature" RB. I put feature in quotes because in the recent past, our top ball carrier only got around 150 carries each season. I'll not lie, I'm very partial to Keiland becaue I got to see him live in person so much here in Lafayette, but there's no denying the kid has immense talent and he really came on stong late last season.

- Richard Murphy as the clear cut #2, a guy who still gets around 100 or so carries, used similarly to Joe Addai circa 2003-04, before Addai became our #1. I haven't seen Murphy play but I've heard a lot of good stuff.

- Alley Broussard as the short yardage and goal line back, but maybe that's just wishful thinking on my part. I love Broussard, he's a Lafayette guy, and just a few years ago he looked like an emerging superstar. Then came the injury, and with it (apparently) a case of laziness, and it's all been downhill from there. I hope he can turn it around and make the most out of his senior season.

- Charles Scott should get a few touches, too. If there wasn't so much depth in front of him, I'd feel comfortable with him getting a larger load.

- Jacob Hester should be used more in the passing game and less in the running game. I like the guy a lot, but there just aren't enough carries to go around. He really proved himself last season as an excellent option out of the backfield, posting 35 receptions.

- Finally, Trindon Holliday should handle all return duties. Dude showed flashes of being a dynamic, GREAT return man last season.

DorianSmith
05-02-2007, 09:18 PM
Sammie Stroughter

TigerBait45
05-02-2007, 11:23 PM
I'd like to see Holiday get the ball a little more than last year. Hes not big enough to carry a full load, but it seems like every time he touched the ball last year he went a long way.

You can use him a ton of ways, too. Returning kicks, sweeps and throws out of the backfield are the most obvious, but I'd like to see him get used as kinda a slot receiver, if that makes any sense. Not really a WR, hes too small for that..but maybe line him up there and throw a screen to him.

I honestly expect Keiland Williams to end up being the #1 back, also. Murphy may be really good, but Williams is the one with playing experience.

gstock05
05-02-2007, 11:44 PM
Mario gave Jenkins the drop step move and was completely gone.... But Henne over through it.

Not sure how good Jenkins would have to cover Limas Sweed as Mccoy sucked in his 2nd game ever...

Not sure how good he had to cover Derrick Williams since Derrick Williams didn't have a QB and didn't do anything last year.

Not sure how good he did against Florida as they put up 800.

I am not even sure who covered him the rest of the game Manningham the rest of the game.

I am not sure Cason covered all these people, but hey who knows.Dwayne Jarret(36 yards), Jason Hill(21 and injured I think), Dwayne Bowe(65 but a blowout), Desean Jackson(131 =/), Steve Smith(9), Derrick Hagen(47) and so on.

Not sure if you would consider any of them bigtime, but yea... More impressive than your hommie.

Also:
Ohio States line > Arizona and Kansas
Ohio States Safeties > Arizona and Kansas

FWIW the double move Manningham put on was when he was against Antonio Smith I believe. Either way, you can make an arguement like this for just about any player in the nation. As for florida, i'd say about 75% of their passing yards came off screens over the middle. In fact, I don't remember a single time a receiver simply beat the cornerback on a deep route except maybe for Dallas baker vs. Smith.

Tampa 2 4 life
05-03-2007, 12:42 PM
Matt Grothe will have a breakout year.

Sports television channel ESPN named Grothe the "biggest surprise" in all of the Big East Conference for the 2006 football season. In total offensive yards, Grothe accumulated an average of 246 yards per game, second to only Louisville's Brian Brohm in 2006 Big East play. Nationally, he ranked #17 in total offense for 2006 and was the 2nd ranked freshman in the country in that category. [1]"

At South Florida, Grothe has rewritten the record book, surpassing 3000 yards of total offense in his first full season and passing for more than 2400, obliterating both school records formerly held by Marquel Blackwell, a feat even more impressive when one considers that those records were originally established against far inferior competition. On December 1, 2006, the Sporting News magazine named Grothe the 2006 Big East Freshman of the Year, as well as naming him to the Big East All-Freshman team. The Tampa Tribune also named Grothe the Big East Rookie of the Year.

* 2006 Big East Rookie of the Year
* 2006 Sporting News Big East Freshman of the Year
* 2006 Sporting News Big East All-Freshman Team
* 2006 Scout All-American Freshman Team (2nd team)
* 2006 Tampa Tribune Big East Freshman of the Year
* 2007 Nationalchamps.net Heisman Watch Candidate"

Source: Wikipedia

Player Card: http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/player/profile?playerId=173139

-black
05-03-2007, 12:58 PM
USF is on the rise :)

we will soon be a BCS Bowl representative within the next few years

Giantsfan1080
05-03-2007, 01:21 PM
Grothe is def. going to be someone to watch for this year. I am really impressed with him and USF is really an up and coming program. The Big East is not left for dead like many thought it would be.

Tampa 2 4 life
05-03-2007, 01:28 PM
USF is on the rise :)

we will soon be a BCS Bowl representative within the next few years

Most Definitely. The Big East may turn out to be one of the most competitive conferences.

-black
05-03-2007, 01:35 PM
I love Jim Levitt..

im really thinkin WVU vs USF and Lou vs USF is going to become a big time rivalry

simms2clayton
05-03-2007, 03:19 PM
IMO, 'Dre is by far the most underrated player in college football, mostly against the SEC

6'5 240

http://img79.imageshack.us/img79/4835/awoa9.jpg

I'd like for someone to show me another QB with a 155 rating and 36 sacks. The kid is poised in the pocket.

devinhester=R.O.Y 2006
05-03-2007, 03:22 PM
I'd like for someone to show me another QB with a 155 rating and 36 sacks. The kid is poised in the pocket.

I am guessing that Kentucky is not big in recruiting an o-line for this kid?

snuff
05-03-2007, 04:14 PM
I'd like for someone to show me another QB with a 155 rating and 36 sacks. The kid is poised in the pocket.
Kevin Kolb, Chase Holbrook, and Colt Brennan out of the 4 people I looked up did it.
http://i11.tinypic.com/4ku4mbo.jpg

Acreboy
05-03-2007, 04:28 PM
You meant Keiland Williams RB LSU right?
http://media.collegepublisher.com/media/paper868/stills/064ek7bg.jpg

This guy?

The guy you mentioned didn't even touch the ball last season...Because he was a RS.

I talked to a guy yesterday and he has ties to Keiland. He was reported running a 4.3 40...

Richard Murphy has moves that Keiland can't even dream of doing...

Richard will blow up too watch.

constant cough
05-04-2007, 09:14 AM
Yeah I meant Richard Murhpy. Yes I know he didn't play last year that's why I'm hyping him on a "Sleeper" thread, get the concept?

OhioState
05-04-2007, 11:14 AM
i am going to say Lawrence Wilson DE tOSU

He is 6'6" and 270. Is in his junior year which means he knows the system. His scouting report says he runs a 4.6 so i will say 4.75 but that is still pretty impresive for a man of that size. he is poised to have a great season.

407Niner
05-09-2007, 07:02 PM
He's a sophomore this upcoming season, and I haven't seen his name mentioned yet but Alabama's MLB Prince Hall is extremely talented. Jeff Jennings HB out of Vanderbilt might take over the starting role and if does could do very well.

dcarey20
05-09-2007, 07:39 PM
I see alot of people saying guys that people already know. For the Terps, alot of people are familiar with Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jared Gaither, even Erin Henderson and Dre Moore. So I'll try to pick someone who not many non-Maryland fans would know. My homer sleeper pick is Danny Oquendo, Wide Receiver, University of Maryland

He's coming into his senior season, and he started last year next to Darrius Heyward-Bey, who was the best freshman receiver in the nation. He's slated to be the starter again this year. Comes in at about 6'0, 195 pounds, has good hands, good athleticism. He just does a nice job of getting open and catching the ball when it comes to him. He could also contribute on special teams. He had 30+ grabs for 400 yards and 2 scores last season, and with all the attention that will be paid to Heyward-Bey, Oquendo could be a productive player for us.

-black
05-09-2007, 09:02 PM
I see alot of people saying guys that people already know. For the Terps, alot of people are familiar with Darrius Heyward-Bey, Jared Gaither, even Erin Henderson and Dre Moore. So I'll try to pick someone who not many non-Maryland fans would know. My homer sleeper pick is Danny Oquendo, Wide Receiver, University of Maryland

He's coming into his senior season, and he started last year next to Darrius Heyward-Bey, who was the best freshman receiver in the nation. He's slated to be the starter again this year. Comes in at about 6'0, 195 pounds, has good hands, good athleticism. He just does a nice job of getting open and catching the ball when it comes to him. He could also contribute on special teams. He had 30+ grabs for 400 yards and 2 scores last season, and with all the attention that will be paid to Heyward-Bey, Oquendo could be a productive player for us.



a kid down in Florida would disagree

dcarey20
05-09-2007, 09:31 PM
a kid down in Florida would disagree

well let's see...

Percy Harvin: 34 catches, 427 yards, 2 TD's

Darrius Heyward-Bey: 45 catches, 695 yards, 5 TD's

As a receiver, I'll take DHB anyday.

Nightmares Win 6-0
05-09-2007, 09:50 PM
Rhett Bomar!!!

-black
05-09-2007, 09:51 PM
hmm lets see, Harvin was injured during a stretch of the season (missing the complete game or either playing a few plays) and still managed to have over 1,000 all purpose yards and 5 TD's (on a deep and talented Florida receiving core). Playmaker in every sense of the word. DHB on the other hand was basically the only target the team had

i'd take Percy

T-RICH49
05-09-2007, 10:23 PM
Aqib Talib will have a monster year and become a 1st round lock possible top 15 pick in '08

Brent
05-09-2007, 10:37 PM
As much as I hate this team I must say 6.7yards per carry as a Freshman is godly.

http://i13.tinypic.com/4ou9ons.jpg


Don't hate haha

Tigers60
05-09-2007, 10:38 PM
Me I am going to say that Darcel McBath Free Safety for Texas Tech is going to have a huge year for himself and the Red Raiders.

MTayls72
05-09-2007, 10:42 PM
How about the Big 4 CBs in the BigTen?

I know people have said Jenkins already, and even though I think he is a tad overrated on this board (always seems to let a big play up, and Ive seen him numerous times looked lost in coverages) no one can deny he isn't a stud and probably a future first rounder.

But here are the 4...

Malcolm Jenkins-OSU-As said a future first rounder.
Justin King-PSU-Shut down some of the best receivers in the NCAA last year. Future first rounder, little underrated because his INT stats. No one really throws at him.
Vontae Davis-U of I-Just a freshman last year, the future is bright for him. Look for him to be a s-t-u-d in the next couple years.
Jack Ikegwuonu-I think he had some legal troubles earlier this year. But he shuts folks down too.

I don't think another conference can boast a group of 4 better CBs, honestly. Plus this doesn't incude guys like Sherrick McManis (Northwestern) who are up and coming players.

bethemooseman3
05-10-2007, 01:31 AM
Definitely LaMarcus Coker

NickBam
05-10-2007, 01:58 AM
Brian Robiskie and Malcolm Jenkins will have huge years.

johbur
05-10-2007, 02:22 AM
Antoine Cason, PAC-10 DPOY

Solomon
05-10-2007, 10:12 AM
My sleeper and he's a true small-school sleeper is Kendall Langford. Massive DE out of Hampton with great pass rushing ability and proven production as a 3-4 DE. I see him being a better prospect than Ikiama Alama-Francis when he comes out. Sure he doesn't have the best competition but that didn't stop Justin Durant from being a second rounder this year.

http://www.hamptonpirates.com/roster.asp?playerid=71&sport=1

size: 6-6, 290lbs

stats starts/games - Tackles - Sacks - TFL
2004 3/12 - 44 - 6 - 11.5
2005 12/12 - 65 - 4.5 - 15.5
2006 12/12 - 55 - 8 - 15.5

-black
05-10-2007, 11:45 AM
what is Hampton putting in their water...

SugarSean
05-14-2007, 03:33 AM
Small school sleeper - Steven Whitehead WR/RS McNeese St. He was first team 1-AA All-American last year as a return man and this year he is gonna put up monster numbers at receiver, too. Probably over 1,000 and lead 1-A/1-AA in return yards. Add in a few hundred rushing yards.

It's a definite homer pick b/c he's my boy from high school, but he really is gonna be makin some major noise next year.

HoopsDemon12
05-14-2007, 12:58 PM
My sleeper and he's a true small-school sleeper is Kendall Langford. Massive DE out of Hampton with great pass rushing ability and proven production as a 3-4 DE. I see him being a better prospect than Ikiama Alama-Francis when he comes out. Sure he doesn't have the best competition but that didn't stop Justin Durant from being a second rounder this year.

http://www.hamptonpirates.com/roster.asp?playerid=71&sport=1

size: 6-6, 290lbs

stats starts/games - Tackles - Sacks - TFL
2004 3/12 - 44 - 6 - 11.5
2005 12/12 - 65 - 4.5 - 15.5
2006 12/12 - 55 - 8 - 15.5

what is Hampton putting in their water...

they just stole whatever miami and maryland was putting into their water supply..

DoWnThEfiElD
05-14-2007, 01:36 PM
Jonas Mouton/Brandon Graham/Steve Brown

All should step up on defense

TPFKA#1SaintsFan
05-14-2007, 04:11 PM
Small school sleeper - Steven Whitehead WR/RS McNeese St. He was first team 1-AA All-American last year as a return man and this year he is gonna put up monster numbers at receiver, too. Probably over 1,000 and lead 1-A/1-AA in return yards. Add in a few hundred rushing yards.

It's a definite homer pick b/c he's my boy from high school, but he really is gonna be makin some major noise next year.

Plus he has "Golden Boy" Derrick Fourroux throwing him the ball. I know about him all too well, he beat my high school pretty bad in a came that was televised throughout the state on Cox Sports TV a few years ago.

I went to school with a guy whos playing for McNeese... Jordan Romero, I think he's playing TE.

SugarSean
05-14-2007, 06:26 PM
Plus he has "Golden Boy" Derrick Fourroux throwing him the ball. I know about him all too well, he beat my high school pretty bad in a came that was televised throughout the state on Cox Sports TV a few years ago.

I went to school with a guy whos playing for McNeese... Jordan Romero, I think he's playing TE.

You know all about Whitehead or the quaterback? I swear my boy Whitehead had one of the best high school highlight films you'll ever see. And it was against legit competition. He was the MVP of the Bowden camp in 04 and runner up to I think Tedd Ginn Jr at the South Nike Camp his senior year. He was the real deal, but we went to a high school that really didn't do it's best to get it's players names out there to colleges. Where you from Saintsfan?

awfullyquiet
05-14-2007, 06:49 PM
they just stole whatever miami and maryland was putting into their water supply..

bacon grease.

SugarSean
05-14-2007, 06:50 PM
Another homer pick is my boy Christian Ducre, Miss St. RB. He's a dawg I read on ESPN that he lit it up at their spring game with over a 100 yards. He's just a redshirt sophomore, so if he starts this year it'll be pretty tight. And while I'm at it, another homer pick is Matt Forte, Tulane RB. I pretty much **** wit any player that knows me on a first name basis. But all three are really good players.

jbeans187
05-15-2007, 02:16 AM
Owen Schmitt FB WVU - Gets lost in the crowded backfield of WVU, but he really helps make that offense run whether, he opens holes for Pat White and Slaton (and hopefully Noel Devine this season), decent reciever, and filled in for Slaton in the Gator Bowl with 2 tds and 8.4 yards a carry. I thought that was crazy for a fullback in a spread offense.

I also love the Goodson, Spiller, Jenkins, and Ore picks too

Forzy
05-18-2007, 04:21 AM
Davone Bess, Jason Rivers and Ryan Grice-Mullen the Hawaii receivers. I think they are a bit underrated - they are a big reason why Colt has gone so well. And can only get better in the situation they are in.

rainbeaukid2
05-18-2007, 05:57 PM
two incoming freshman to look for

Patrick Larimore MLB UCLA
-should be either 1 or 2 on the depth chart with no amazing talent in front of him

Shane Vereen RB/CB CAL
-should get some time at RB with forsett/best. also, is a great KR so should get some looks on special teams

DorianSmith
05-21-2007, 06:57 PM
Dorian Smith DE/Or.St-
This guy is underrated and Playes well against the pass recording 9 sacks also against the run he is good a big reason the beavers had many sacks this year and a much impovered Defense.

Philliez01
05-21-2007, 07:46 PM
For the Homer portion.

Rutgers:

WR-Kenny Britt
Britt really came on towards the end of the season as the chemistry between him and Mike Teel improved as the season wore on. Britt has tremendous size and his hands improved as the season wore on as well. I trust him as a #1 WR alongside TiQuan Underwood and Tim Brown in the slot.

FB-Jack Corcoran
Like Brian Leonard, Corcoran has to develop as a blocker but right now I am impressed by his overall ability. He's nearly a local guy from here but I am interested in seeing how he does with Ray Rice and Kordell Young in the backfield.

OC-Ryan Blascyzk (I think that's the correct spelling)
Good overall athlete. Definitely a local kid from where I live, he has bounced from OG to DL to OC but I think he has what it takes to adequately replace current Steeler Darnell Stapleton. I expect good things from Blas.

LB-Manny Abreu
Highly touted HS recruit that can jump into the lineup right away but I expect some ST work to be sprinkled in. Good athletic kid.

ATH-Mason Robinson
Just a tremendous athlete, who I think projects as a CB but he really can be an exciting player nonetheless.

coCANES17
05-21-2007, 11:09 PM
Don't really have a favorite tream so I'll just list guys that I don't think are considered elite but could have big years.
Quarterbacks Nate Longshore (CAL), Taylor Bennet (Georgia Tech), Anthony Morelli (Penn State), Blake Mitchell (South Carolina), Ben Olson (UCLA), Xavier Lee if he starts (Florida State), Curtis Painter (Purdue), Matt Stafford (Georgia), Kellen Lewis (Indiana), Jake Locker (Washington), Kerry Meier (Kansas), Brian Johnson (Utah)

Running Backs Rashard Mendenhall (Illinois), Andre Brown (N.C. State), Antone Smith (Florida State), Dantrell Savage (Oklahoma State), Albert Young (Iowa), Micah Andrews (Wake Forest), Anthony Allen (Louisville), Donald Brown (UCONN), Cory Boyd (South Carolina)

Wide Receievers Ammari Jackson (South Florida), Keenan Burton (Kentucky), Dorien Bryant (Purdue), Demaryius Thomas (Georgia Tech), Adarious Bowman (Oklahoma State), Harry Douglas (Louisville), Richard Goodman (Florida State), Davone Bess (Hawaii), Derrick Williams (Penn State), Patrick Turner (USC), James Hardy (Indiana), Marcus Randle El (Wisconsin), Kayne Farquaharson (Miami), Fred Rouse (UTEP), Richard Sherman (Stanford), David Ausberry (USC), Arrelious Benn (Illnois), Sam Shields (Miami), Michael Thomas (Arizona)

Tight Ends - Kellen Davis (Michigan State), Cornelius Ingram (Florida), Jermichael Finley (Texas)

Defensive Ends Louis Homes (Arizona), Phillip Merling (Clemson), Josh Julmiste (South Florida), Brian Orakpo (Texas), Albert McLellan (Marshall), Deantwan Whitehead (Louisville), Ricky Jean-Francois (LSU), Jeff Fitzgerald (Virginia)

Defensive Tackles Dre Moore (Maryland), Andre Fluellen (Florida State), Eric Foster (Rutgers), Antonio Dixon (Miami), Terrance Taylor (Michigan), Myron Pryor (Kentucky), Vince Oghobaase (Duke), Kendrick Ellis (South Carolina)

Linebackers Mauluga and Brinkley set themselves apart from the rest this season, Jonathan Goff (Vanderbilt), J Leman (Illinois), Malik Jackson (Louisville), Mike Klinkenborg (Iowa), Erin Henderson (Maryland), Jerod Mayo (Tennessee), Willie Williams (Louisville), Darry Beckwith (LSU), Micah Johnson (Kentucky), Prince Hall (Alabama), Brandon Spikes (Florida), Jeremy Jones (UTEP), Phillip Wheeler (Georgia Tech)

Corners Jack Ikeguounu will become a household name (Wisconsin), Mike Jenkins (South Florida), Simeon Castille (Alabama), Terrell Thomas (USC), Perrish Cox (Oklahoma State), Al Verner (UCLA), Wilrey Fontenot (Arizona)

Safeties Taylor Mays (USC), Nehemiah Warrick (Michigan State), Quintin Demps (UTEP), Tyrell Johnson (Arkansas State), Patrick Chung (Oregon), Torri Williams (Purdue), Quinton Andrews (West Virginia)

reese
05-22-2007, 03:06 AM
i think chris nickson will have a breakout season this year...i wantched him play alot last year and he is a playmaker

M.O.T.H.
05-22-2007, 03:20 AM
well I'm expecting Blake Mitchell to finally break out this season... but, my two top guys have to be...

http://img168.imageshack.us/img168/2241/kennyfz3.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Kenny McKinley

and

http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/8030/corynz2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
Cory Boyd

Mckinley 2006 stats... 51 receptions 880 yards 5 Tds

Boyd 2006 stats... 164 attempts 823 yards 8 TDS; 35 recepetions 406 yards 2 TDS

draftguru151
05-22-2007, 12:51 PM
Cory Boyd is a beast. I love watching him run.

M.O.T.H.
05-22-2007, 01:16 PM
Cory Boyd is a beast. I love watching him run.

yeah buddy, he can do it all.

draftguru151
05-22-2007, 01:34 PM
He was probably one of the top 5 RBs I liked watching last year. It's him, AD, Hart, Andre Brown and Spiller. I don't know what it is about him, it's just fun to watch him.

M.O.T.H.
05-22-2007, 02:02 PM
He was probably one of the top 5 RBs I liked watching last year. It's him, AD, Hart, Andre Brown and Spiller. I don't know what it is about him, it's just fun to watch him.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=U9W1h08tBdc

http://youtube.com/watch?v=9LiSmRgRgDM (he likes to hit too...ha.)

Giantsfan1080
05-22-2007, 02:06 PM
For the Homer portion.

Rutgers:

WR-Kenny Britt
Britt really came on towards the end of the season as the chemistry between him and Mike Teel improved as the season wore on. Britt has tremendous size and his hands improved as the season wore on as well. I trust him as a #1 WR alongside TiQuan Underwood and Tim Brown in the slot.

FB-Jack Corcoran
Like Brian Leonard, Corcoran has to develop as a blocker but right now I am impressed by his overall ability. He's nearly a local guy from here but I am interested in seeing how he does with Ray Rice and Kordell Young in the backfield.

OC-Ryan Blascyzk (I think that's the correct spelling)
Good overall athlete. Definitely a local kid from where I live, he has bounced from OG to DL to OC but I think he has what it takes to adequately replace current Steeler Darnell Stapleton. I expect good things from Blas.

LB-Manny Abreu
Highly touted HS recruit that can jump into the lineup right away but I expect some ST work to be sprinkled in. Good athletic kid.

ATH-Mason Robinson
Just a tremendous athlete, who I think projects as a CB but he really can be an exciting player nonetheless.

Kenny Britt is going to have a huge year. I've been very high on him since like the 2nd or 3rd game last year.

Mr. Stiller
05-22-2007, 02:23 PM
Kenny Britt is going to have a huge year. I've been very high on him since like the 2nd or 3rd game last year.

Surprised no one talking about Rutgers mentioned Pedro Sosa, Jeremy Zuttah or Courtney Greene.

fischbowl
05-22-2007, 02:26 PM
Brian Toal
Thomas DeCoud
Chris Norwell

Mr. Stiller
05-22-2007, 02:30 PM
My guys?

Barry Richardson, Tommy Blake, Chase Ortiz, Kenny Iwebema, Derek Kinder, D'Cody Fagg, Lance Ball.

draftguru151
05-22-2007, 02:44 PM
http://youtube.com/watch?v=U9W1h08tBdc

http://youtube.com/watch?v=9LiSmRgRgDM (he likes to hit too...ha.)

Ha, I went and watched both of those before you mentioned them, that 2nd one is hard to watch, guy falls down and starts twitching.

djp
05-22-2007, 02:50 PM
Ore is too slow. He will run in the 4.6-4.7 range. Between a 4.4 and a 4.5? Please..

islandboy843
05-22-2007, 02:53 PM
Has anyone puit up Phillip Merling?

DE from Clemson

FutureScout
06-09-2007, 12:56 AM
Stephen McGee:

http://advertising.theeagle.com/specialsections/aggieprimer/pics/quarterback.jpg


Matthew Stafford:

http://i.a.cnn.net/si/2006/writers/stewart_mandel/02/01/recruiting.wrap/t1_stafford_si.jpg

soybean
06-09-2007, 04:22 AM
Stephen McGee:



i hate stephen mcgee, he's not that bad of a quarterback but he is beyond cocky. Always trying to get in the face of the other team. When he gets hit he always gets up and yells "bring it on!"

Good thing cal set him straight.

Green Bay Scat
06-09-2007, 04:55 AM
I'll throw mine out from Vandy

DE Broderick Stewart - i think hes a legitemit 10 sack guy and a pass rush specialist for the sec
http://www.insidevandy.com/drupal/image/view/497/inline

CB Darlron Spead - Great ball skills and has the ability to help stuff the run, not sure on his speed tho

LB Quavian Lewis - Big LB who can get after the QB, should get a 8 sack 2 pick type of year, future Goff, if he was an OLB

Gchu83
06-09-2007, 10:26 AM
Stephen McGee:


Homer pick of the day!

reese
06-09-2007, 01:13 PM
bryan evans cb uga Rso

bwillie26
06-09-2007, 05:21 PM
OT Carl Nicks (1st picture) and DT Ndamukong Suh (2nd picture, #93) ...

http://i7.tinypic.com/4kvexid.jpg
http://i17.tinypic.com/4zd96jm.jpg

Crazy thing about the Suh picture is that Shukree Barfield (the guy behind him) is 6'4 310lbs. Suh is also 6'4, but is 305lbs., just crazy. Suh is only a sophmore, but should be an absolute terror of an interior lineman by the time he is done.

Gchu83
06-09-2007, 05:56 PM
DE Brian Orakpo:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v335/enhumanoids/orakpo_brian_032607_300.jpg

6-4 255lbs. As a freshman...named Defensive Freshman of the Year and first-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... earned Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year from the league's coaches and The Sporting News. Recorded 4.5 sacks backing up Tim Crowder last season. Will be a fulltime starter as a Junior.

dware_94
06-10-2007, 07:43 PM
OT Carl Nicks (1st picture) and DT Ndamukong Suh (2nd picture, #93) ...

http://i7.tinypic.com/4kvexid.jpg
http://i17.tinypic.com/4zd96jm.jpg

Crazy thing about the Suh picture is that Shukree Barfield (the guy behind him) is 6'4 310lbs. Suh is also 6'4, but is 305lbs., just crazy. Suh is only a sophmore, but should be an absolute terror of an interior lineman by the time he is done.

i was going to say Suh...but Nicks is a great pick too..i heard he had a great spring

draftguru151
06-10-2007, 08:39 PM
DE Brian Orakpo:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v335/enhumanoids/orakpo_brian_032607_300.jpg

6-4 255lbs. As a freshman...named Defensive Freshman of the Year and first-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... earned Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year from the league's coaches and The Sporting News. Recorded 4.5 sacks backing up Tim Crowder last season. Will be a fulltime starter as a Junior.

Certainly looks the part. Giving Gholston some comp for best arms.

scottyboy
06-10-2007, 08:56 PM
cant believe i havent posted all my rutgers homerism in here yet!! Philliez posted a lot of good names, so I'll post 3 under-the radar names at RU.

WR-Tim Brown- this kid has ELITE speed. just flat out incredible, ask KSU. If i remember correctly, his last timed 40 was 4.28!!!! granted 40's dont mean much, but seriously 4.28... He also has very good hands for a burner, and is only a sophomore.

my other, is LB Brandon Rankart. big hitter, and solid LB. Will be playing with young guys(Abreu) and other unprovens. Last year, he was over shadowed by D-vraun(my boy) and Frierson. He'll have to step up big, the DL has its leader(Foster) and the secondary is outstanding(led by Greene), so Brandon has to step up at LB.

Ron Girault- the 2nd part of a killer safety duo. He and Greene are both heavy hitters with great ball skills. This kid can play. He and Greene are a phenomenal duo, along with our playmaking CB's the McCourtey's, Jason and Devin.

also watch out for back-up RB Kordell Young getting some rec.'s outta the backfield, spelling Rice

D-Unit
06-12-2007, 04:01 AM
Adam Leonard, LB

http://starbulletin.com/2006/11/15/sports/artnote.jpg

Jason Rivers, WR

http://starbulletin.com/2006/08/17/sports/art1a.jpg

BufFan71
07-07-2007, 05:38 PM
http://media.dailycamera.com/bdc/content/img/photos/2006/10/23/OKLAHOMA_COLORADO_FOOTB(6)_t600.jpg

elway777
07-07-2007, 05:38 PM
Isn't BJ moving to WR?

BufFan71
07-07-2007, 05:59 PM
hes gonna be lining up at Wr/QB/HB
hes gonna be playing a Slash role....

Shane P. Hallam
07-07-2007, 06:16 PM
As for my two homer players, they are on tOSU's defense, and aren't even starting.

Sophomore's DE Rob Rose and LBThaddeus Gibson look like they will be in some rotations and could make a major impact. Rose looks like he may getting too David Boston like for his own good (in terms of working out,) but Gibson could start slowly and have a bigger LB role by the end of the season

http://www.theozone.net/06-07images/football/06-08-10/RobertRose.jpg
Rob

http://vmedia.rivals.com/IMAGES/PROSPECT/PHOTO/THADDEUSGIBSON9_14150.JPG
Thaddeus

elway777
07-07-2007, 06:58 PM
http://images.usatoday.com/sports/_photos/2006/04/07/dennis.jpg
Herschel "Patch" Dennis

yo123
07-07-2007, 11:06 PM
From my Gophers

RB- Amir Pinnix
C- Tony Brinkhaus


And Ernie Wheelwright will emerge as a 2nd round talent

DLS42
07-08-2007, 03:26 PM
Thomas DeCoud
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lo9e2Jf7R0o

Good god.

elway777
07-08-2007, 03:30 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lo9e2Jf7R0o

Good god.

I love how Desean Jackson runs an extra 20 yards after he returns a kick 90+ every time. He did the same thing in high school.

DLS42
07-08-2007, 03:32 PM
I love how Desean Jackson runs an extra 20 yards after he returns a kick 90+ every time. He did the same thing in high school.

Remember that one time when carroll leaked his commitment to the press, so djack came to us? that was awesome. ive gotta send him a card for that sometime.

elway777
07-08-2007, 03:34 PM
Remember that one time when carroll leaked his commitment to the press, so djack came to us? that was awesome. ive gotta send him a card for that sometime.


That's cool man, I love Desean. Obviously he's excelling at Cal, so im happy for him.

Oh and you put the bet in your sig, that's cute.

DLS42
07-08-2007, 03:40 PM
That's cool man, I love Desean. Obviously he's excelling at Cal, so im happy for him.

Oh and you put the bet in your sig, that's cute.

Just so theres proof when one wins. it seems that the hatred flows only one way in the Cal-SC rivalary. Until we start winning some, it will always be that way.

Hines
07-08-2007, 03:49 PM
maurice evans is gonna be a sleeper this year watch

i predict over 10 sacks this year

art vandelay
07-09-2007, 09:16 PM
WR Amarri Jackson (USF)

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/09/28/images/large/C_1_1Camarri_223874_0928.jpg

Great frame and athleticism and has consistent hands. Not great speed (4.5-4.55).

Best Case: Plaxico Burress
Worst Case: Any practice squader, lol

rainbeaukid2
07-09-2007, 09:27 PM
Just so theres proof when one wins. it seems that the hatred flows only one way in the Cal-SC rivalary. Until we start winning some, it will always be that way.

i think i am gonna go to that game, it will be the sickest thing ever. and then i will follow it up by going to the niners game on monday night

Brent
07-09-2007, 09:55 PM
i think i am gonna go to that game, it will be the sickest thing ever. and then i will follow it up by going to the niners game on monday night
Maybe Longshore will pull off what Rodgers couldn't.

Hines
07-09-2007, 09:56 PM
i got one


rudy carpenter
mike jones (wr for asu)
keegan herring(if he ever gets to play)

um josh barnett (saftey from asu)

elway777
07-09-2007, 10:04 PM
How could you mention ASU's sleepers and not bring up Ryan Torain?

Hines
07-09-2007, 10:05 PM
How could you mention ASU's sleepers and not bring up Ryan Torain?

because he is known man...a lot of people know about him now cuz of his year...i do believe he will have over 1500 yards this year but thats not really a breakout