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6'2" 348lb Dozer
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This post was edited by Picamoo 14 months ago
I like how the film highlights "long runs" and they only show 3 plays, only 2 of which he makes the endzone. i don't think he would even fit through many holes that get created in college
For being that big, the kid actually looked fairly smooth running the ball.
Was he recruited to play RB?! Or is he a lineman that will get the ball on some handoffs in high school?
This won't work in college ---- all it takes it a few men with brass to not be afraid to take his legs out, not wrap him up high.
He's winded at the end of that first run
Pretty much what I was thinking. Solid tackling and he is down.
Good tacklers don't tackle high.
guy would make a nice dt
"We have a culture of integrity. That's not new at Penn State and that's not going to get old at Penn State."
that is fantastic. i would take him as a run on to be a wedge guy on kick off return, and give him license to field short kicks or squibs.
Wow, moves well for his size, probably would make for an athletic OG or DT
Anyone have a guess on his 40 time?
He must have that "southern speed"
Let myself wide open...
Would be an interesting walk-on wherever he went.
If he's playing in HI, and playing RB at that size, I'm assuming he didn't receive the best coaching. Would most likely be very raw fundamentally.
Typical BYU offer though- find a Samoan athlete, then try to mold him into wherever he translates best to. They had a DE there last year who didn't play football until his SR of HS, but was a hell of an athlete, and they were doing a nice job of making him a competent college DE. When you live in the middle of nowhere in Utah, you do what you have to do to recruit.
Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL, classes are POINTLESS
That is crazy. I am sure he will make a good DT at the nest level. I remember having to play a team (Central Columbia I think) and they had a RB/DT that was 220 lbs and I remember thinking that kid was a load.
Also throw Ziggey Anseh into the conversation....went to BYU for basketball, then track and now is a 1st round lock at DE with a good chance of going top 15.
Its also difficult when you have an honor code like the one at BYU.
That may have been the guy I was thinking of.
Yeah one of my friends in high school was a morman, and had an invite to go visit BYU for basketball, but he said no thanks due to BYU's reputation. He rarely ever drank in high school, never smoked, but according to him "That school is ridiculously strict. Why would I pay to go to a school that doesn't allow you to do anything but workout and study?" He ended up walking on at TCU.
Their honor code is the biggest thing holding them back IMO. It's not as strict for football players from what I've heard, they curse during football games and so does Bronco, but they're serious about the no drinking and no sex. That's a turn off for a lot of 17-18 year old kids for obvious reasons.
One of the RBs I had the most fun watching growing up was Jaworski Lane from aTm. The J-Train. His teams were never better than good, and he wasn't ever a great RB, but there is something majestic about seeing a 250lb RB running over a 230lb DE or LB.
Yeah, Anseh was actually found by guy on his LSD mission to Ghana...the guy, I guess, talked him into going to BYU to tryout for basketball. Anseh wanted to be an NBA player, but got cut twice by the team.
Actually, Kasey Gaines older brother went to BYU on a scholarship to play safety - from reading up on him, he was going to be a three year starter. He got kicked out for an honor code violation, which at PSU would be good ole fashion pre-gamming.
Like you said, I just can't see them getting big time kids because of the honor code. Plus, I like Bronco a lot as a defensive coach/I hear he is a great guy, but they woefully ignore the offensive skill positions.
This post was edited by Lion_in_CBus 14 months ago
The kid reminds me of Wes Ours from WVU fame and played in the AFL for a bit. He was an amazing athlete for 300 pounds.
BIG Wes Ours 40 Yard Touchdown vs. Ole Miss
Interesting, I didn't know that about Anseh.
Bronco is a good coach, and BYU is a very tough job with the expectations being high and level of talent they're able to bring in typically being low.
However, he is the reason Heaps transferred AFAIK. Heaps is a good prospect, a developing QB with a lot of tools, but BYU's offense has been pretty porous the last few years.
He reminds me of Sloof Lirpa !!!
Heaps went to Kansas right? Was last year his sit out year?
lol, that was great. He actually runs really well in the open for being that massive. I wonder how fast and agile he would be is shed 50lbs off that belly?
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