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|11 hours 25 min ago||He will get drafted by the||
He will get drafted by the Raiders.
|11 hours 30 min ago||I bet he doesn't go.||
I bet he doesn't go. Although your scenario is possible, the more likely scenario is his back scares off scouts this year (especially when the draft is so deep already) and having one healthy season makes him a top-10 pick. The problem with him is that his back is still not 100%, and unless he can get it there by the draft work-outs (which is like a month away), he's fucked.
Almost no one who is projected to go high in this draft decided to come back, and the consensus is that McGary is a second round pick. So if he's worries about hurting his back again next year, that's equally bad if he declares and misses the first round because then he just won't get signed and he'll flounder forever.
|11 hours 38 min ago||I've got Target. Boring, but||
I've got Target. Boring, but probably accurate. I would not be complaining about a busty brunnette. Especially one that doesn't talk back.
|11 hours 48 min ago||He's saying if McGary enters||
He's saying if McGary enters this draft. I haven't seen any bigs that we've been going after, and you'd think the coaches would be scrambling for that if they felt McGary was leaving now that Horford is gonzo.
|12 hours 39 sec ago||I think he's a 4. They'll||
I think he's a 4. They'll probably ask him to put on 10lbs, which he may have done anyway, but that's fine for Beilein's system. It only becomes an issue for teams with 2 good bigs, but then they'll have a tough time guarding him too.
|12 hours 3 min ago||Huff would be a perfect 4 for||
Huff would be a perfect 4 for Beilein. Tall but can shoot. Basically a 3 in the NBA. He's a legit talent too, so this would be quite the pick up. In 2015, McGary will likely be gone with only Donnal and Doyle at the 5, meaning we'd have minutes available at the 4. Only DJ Wilson really fits that spot, and even he's more of a wing anyway.
|17 hours 6 min ago||I hold no ill-will toward||
I hold no ill-will toward Horford at all, but he's not an NBA player, not even a back up. There are lots of 6'10" dudes who can do what he does or better. I'm not glad he left because I believe he can still be a quality college center, but he will not have an NBA career. I would much rather have Morgan on my NBA team, and I don't think he has a shot in the league either. If DaShawn Sims can't get into the league, Horford doesn't have a prayer.
|17 hours 10 min ago||So what you're saying is his||
So what you're saying is his general studies degree hasn't held him back at all?
I know a lot of non-athletes who were general studies majors. I was a sociology major, which unless I were to go on to be a sociology professor, is no different from a general studies major. The only difference is that I could have subbed out about 25 credits of 300-400 level soc classes with Econ, psych, Spanish, philosophy, or whatever else interested me. In fact, had I know what I was going to do for a living it probably would have been more beneficial for my career because it would have been more well rounded.
This whole general studies thing has been blown way out of proportion as if a general studies major just takes 120 credits of stats 100 and gets a degree.
|19 hours 31 min ago||Camp offers have a tendency||
Camp offers have a tendency of being guys who over-achieve based on their recruiting rankings. Previous examples include Courtney Avery and Channing Stribling. Both were low 3-stars.
|19 hours 35 min ago||Yes, that's true. I suppose I||
Yes, that's true. I suppose I overstated it the first time, but my only point was that their rankings aren't that far off, if they are at all.
|19 hours 37 min ago||We have 5 2015 commits. As a||
We have 5 2015 commits. As a percentage of available spots, that's probably pretty close to average right now. OSU only has 3, for example. Same with MSU, and one of them is Jayru Campbell, who is probably a tenuous commit.
|19 hours 40 min ago||I bet that will stop soon.||
I bet that will stop soon. With more big name schools going non-Nike, Nike will have to pony up the dough to keep the schools they have.
|19 hours 42 min ago||I think there's a difference||
I think there's a difference between slang and blatant misspelling, especially when that misspelling is another word, one that means the exact opposite. Re-sign means to continue, and resign means to quit.
I had this issue at work recently when my coworker wrote "apart" but meant "a part" which are also opposites. No one is crucifying you for it, but when you make a mistake, you only look worse when you try to explain why your mistake is actually OK.
|19 hours 46 min ago||Highly doubtful. Michigan||
Highly doubtful. Michigan fans buy Michigan gear, and the brand makes little difference, I would imagine.
|19 hours 50 min ago||This is America. L.A. Gear.||
This is America. L.A. Gear.
|19 hours 52 min ago||You're right, proven is||
You're right, proven is probably not the best word to use. But Hackenberg took the reigns and looked very good for a true frosh, whereas Max Brown, who rivals had as their top QB, wasn't even part of the QB controversy between two inexperienced RS sophs, neither of whom looked very good.
You're exactly right that who ends up being the best QB in that class is still up in th air, but ESPN's guy is certainly the leader at this point. My point was that ESPN rankings aren't worthless, and in some cases they hit where the other services miss.
|19 hours 58 min ago||Trey doesn't exactly have a||
Trey doesn't exactly have a traditional job, so he might be OK. By the time the season starts, the baby should be sleeping through the night.
|20 hours 2 min ago||That's fair, but it's still||
That's fair, but it's still another data point worth looking at. Everyone thought they were crazy for having Christian Hackenberg as their #1 QB in 2013, but that proved to be correct after not too long.
|1 day 13 hours ago||I know we don't know a ton||
I know we don't know a ton about Watson's game, but we do know that despite him being the youngest CB on the roster, he's weighs the most. That will change when Peppers show up, but Watson is already a decently built DB for a kid who should be a month away from prom. That doesn't mean he'll be a good safety, but often times kids who have safety size, but CB skills are also good safeties.
|1 day 13 hours ago||There is nothing wrong with||
There is nothing wrong with Jimmy Buffett. It's fun summertime music. Personally, I'm more of a Bob Marley guy, but there's nothing wrong with a little Margaritaville mixed in.
|1 day 14 hours ago||Fair enough, but I think the||
Fair enough, but I think the argument against Malzone is that all things are not being equal.
|1 day 14 hours ago||There are plenty of reasons||
There are plenty of reasons you would move a press corner to safety. One is because you have a lot of other good corners. The other would be because you don't have a lot of good safeties. If some combination of Peppers, Lewis, and Stribling are the starting CBs in a couple years, why not move Watson if he's a good safety? In that instance, you wouldn't really be moving him from corner to safety, you'd be moving him from bench to safety.
|1 day 20 hours ago||Franklin has a much tougher||
Franklin has a much tougher road ahead of him than Hoke did. Outside of the QB position, Penn State will be very thin and untalented for the next couple years, making it much harder for him to have immediate success like Hoke did. Hoke initially had the "new coach" hype that helped in recruiting, and then he had the "11 wins and BCS bowl victory" the following year, keeping the hype going full speed ahead. Franklin will have it for the 2015 class, but if he starts getting beat up, it will be tough sledding for him beyond that.
Our game against PSU is incredibly important this year.
|1 day 21 hours ago||Realistically, both Tyriq||
Realistically, both Tyriq Thompson and Wheatley Jr could be put in that category, and Kirkland is probably close too. And being in a top 2-3 at this point is not a bad place to be.
|2 days 15 hours ago||I don't mean "prime" as in||
I don't mean "prime" as in the guys won't get any better, because I think they all will. I mean "prime" as in as good as they were going to be as college players. Derrick Rose (healthy) is better in the NBA than he was in college, but that doesn't mean Memphis didn't get a great player out of him.
My point is - in this day and age, you can't expect a guy to be one of the top college basketball players and stick around for long.
|2 days 15 hours ago||But isn't that what we've||
But isn't that what we've had? I'd argue both Trey and Hardaway were in their primes a year ago and Stauskas was this year. Guys in their primes don't stay in college long.
|2 days 16 hours ago||I will buy a Stauskas jersey||
I will buy a Stauskas jersey no matter who he plays for. He was one of my favorite wolverines in a while.
|2 days 16 hours ago||I wouldn't worry about||
I wouldn't worry about Enfield and USC. They have such an awful basketball following/tradition and I'm not sold that Enfield can do anything at this level. If Martin can start off by recruiting Oakland, Sacramento and the kids from LA that UCLA and Arizona don't want, he'll be just fine.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Yeah, no high profile job||
Yeah, no high profile job will want him. Tennessee might, though.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Agreed. Also, he's going to||
Agreed. Also, he's going to be really pissed when some rapper comes out named 3chainz or Morechainz and he's immediately obsolete.