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|15 weeks 6 days ago||What makes you think he is||
What makes you think he is "incredibly raw as a receiver" or "super raw"? Maybe I'm not a good judge, but he didn't look raw in his film. He looks like he catches the ball with his hands, runs decent routes and high points the ball reasonably well.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Purdue||
Didn't we run this play with Fitz against Purdue last year?
|1 year 9 weeks ago||My only point was that you||
My only point was that you can't make statements about the quality of his competition from a 13 minute highlight film unless you've take a better look at his opponents. If you (and Magnus) are reaching the conclusion that his competition is poor because his opponents didn't have future BCS signees lined up against him every week, then that's one way to look at it. But if you have some of the best teams in the state of Illinois, with good coaches and with above average players, gearing up to stop the guy (if you know JCA, they rarely pass the ball) and he is still torching them for 200+ yds week in and week out, the guy is talented.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||He dropped 515 yds and 6 TDs||
He dropped 515 yds and 6 TDs on Montini (6th ranked team in the state) in the state title game. He also went for 218 yds and 3 TDs (one of which came on a 75 yd catch and run with 30 seconds left to win it) against Carmel (at the time, the 3rd ranked team in the state).
With his kind of production, it'd be a pretty long film for them to show us the 5-6 yd gains against some of these teams.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Competition||
Magnus - I usually find myself agreeing with your scouting reports, but I have to call you out on your statement that his level of competition being "poor". What do you know about Chicago area football? JCA plays in the East Suburban Catholic Conference, which those on this board from Chicago know is part of the Chicago Catholic League and one of the best football conferences in the Chicago area (Joliet Catholic and Carmel are two of the best teams in the state almost every year). They play Carmel, Marist and Nazareth (each of whom was ranked in the top 25 teams in the state (for any division) at some point last year), as well as Mount Carmel (another top-ranked, great Chicago program - Donovan McNabb, Simeon Rice), every year. To do what he has done against this level of competition is unprecedented (the championship game against Montini - another excellent Chicago-area program - is a perfect example). This kid has proven he can do it against the best that Illinois high school football has to offer.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Isaac||
Responding to a comment Woodson made below questioning the level of Isaac's competition, Isaac plays in the East Suburban Catholic Conference, which those on this board from Chicago know is one of the best football conferences in the Chicago area (Joliet Catholic and Carmel are two of the best teams in the state almost every year). They also play Mount Carmel (another great Chicago program - Donovan McNabb, Simeon Rice) every year. To do what he has done against this level of competition is unprecedented (the championship game against Montini - another excellent program - is a perfect example). This kid has proven he can do it against the best that Illinois high school football has to offer.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Fred Jackson retiring; Tyrone||
Fred Jackson retiring; Tyrone Wheatley to replace him?
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Got hit by this||
For the not tech-savvy, can someone walk me through how to fix this? Would really appreciate it.
|1 year 49 weeks ago||Didn't Morris take home the||
Didn't Morris take home the offensive MVP award?
|1 year 51 weeks ago||First one to leave a sinking ship?||
See ya, cheater.
|2 years 1 week ago||Chimay Blue Reserve.||
Chimay Blue Reserve.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||deleted||
|2 years 13 weeks ago||Wilson||
They also lose Martez Wilson, who was all over the field for them last year. They didn't show much of a defense against us last year, and losing Wilson and Liuget won't help things.
|2 years 17 weeks ago||Bobby Bowden||
"Dang gum it..."
|2 years 20 weeks ago||Hart||
At this point, I've almost stopped caring about whether Harbaugh or Rodriguez is the coach next year. All I care about is that, whoever the coach is, he be on Dee Hart's doorstep on January 4th.
|2 years 20 weeks ago||Brandon Graham and Lamar||
Brandon Graham and Lamar Woodley would like a word, AZ.
Guys like Tamba Hali, Maurice Evans and Aaron Maybin aren't exactly tearing it up.
|2 years 20 weeks ago||With all due respect, his Dudeness...||
I believe this will be our finest hour.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||May my wife never see that||
May my wife never see that hit if I want my son to be able to play football when he grows up. Wow.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||Holy crap - if Shaw doesn't||
Holy crap - if Shaw doesn't take the time to stand there and dance on that carry and just picks that hole that opened up in front of him, he's the one walking into the endzone.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||The Braylon Show. I was||
The Braylon Show.
I was having dinner at a restaurant with my girlfriend (now wife)'s parents for the first time and excused myself to use the restroom. My future father-in-law found me at the bar an hour later watching the second overtime. He just nodded his head in understanding as Braylon tore out little brother's heart.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Mixed feelings...||
Sure, would prefer we not to lose a top recruit at a position of need. That said, if he's showing up out of shape, doesn't want to put in the work and can't beat out the current starters (whoever they may be), I don't know how much we're losing here. Without a work ethic and/or a desire to compete, not sure he would be a world beater for us anyway.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Makes sense. He clearly||
Makes sense. He clearly hasn't missed many lunches.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Would be a bitch to remove||
Would be a bitch to remove that tattoo.
Seriously doubt there is any truth to the rumor. Need to stop looking at OSU/MSU message boards.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Good||
Looking forward to seeing him go 2-2 against Michigan.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Holy crap - our LBs have||
Holy crap - our LBs have gained some lbs. Mouton - 240? Bell - 245? Demens - 250? Obi - 250?
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Though I'm not yet ready to||
Though I'm not yet ready to anoint Denard the second coming of Pat White, I can't help but watch that video and think of what could be this year. Denard is significantly faster than Pat (a couple of Pat's other highlight videos show him getting caught from behind a few times) and has a stronger arm (though possibly a bit less accurate). If he comes anywhere close to Pat's ability to run this offense, look out.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||Better yet, take the damn||
Better yet, take the damn battery out of the cell phone. Someone's phone went off during my exam as well and, after a moment of panic due to having the same ring tone, I started breathing again knowing that while my cell was in the front of the room, it's battery was in my pocket in the back of the room.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||A question||
While I agree that this is boneheaded move by Stonum, how did the FreeP get ahold of this? Do they have someone in the court clerk's office on the payroll, tipping them off on anything related to Michigan football?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I was under the impression that these instances (probation violations, jail sentences) aren't readily available to the public and that you'd actually have to do a fair amount of digging (e.g., requesting court records) to find something like this out. If that's indeed the case, it further relegates the FreeP to the ranks of the tabloid newsrags.
|2 years 44 weeks ago||I don't think Leach cracked||
I don't think Leach cracked the line-up last year because of bonus speed. He started in Ezeh's spot because Ezeh wasn't making plays. Mouton was still out there and I have to think Mouton, despite poor play at times last year, would be a better option than Leach at that spot - he has better blitzing abilities (one of the primary responsibilities for this spot) and he is faster than Leach.
|2 years 44 weeks ago||Did you really mean to type||
Did you really mean to type "Leach" at LB? Something happen to Mouton that people aren't aware of yet?