2017 UConn Commit #8 - Omar Fortt (Stamford CT)

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  1. huskymedic

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    This goes w/ above post - too big for singular post:

     
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    Statement from Omar Fortt (w/ full attribution to Aman Kidwai @ UConnReport):

    >>First, I'd like to give thanks to the Almighty above for blessing me with this opportunity. Also, I want to recognize the support from my family, friends and coaches for always pushing me to better myself on and off the field. Lastly, I am humbled by the process and I appreciate all of the Universities who have shown hard interest in me. I am proud to announce that I will be furthering my academic and football careers at The University of Connecticut. # FAMILY #GOHUSKIES<<
     
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    cttxus Trusting the Process-Hoping for Greatness

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    Welcome Omar! Love your tape and priorities. Looking forward to seeing you on the field as a Husky.
     
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    Looks like Jeff Adrien. Can he grab boards?
     
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    Welcome to the Dog Pound, Omar!!! :cool:
     
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    Nice highlights...good coverage and speed. Welcome aboard Omar!
     
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    You forgot to italicize, Dan.
     
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    Welcome Dawg!
     
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    BlueandOG You need it!

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    Welcome! Glad to see another RKG on the team.
     
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    What do we think, more likely to play safety or WR? Seems like he has big hands and upper body strength to win jumping contests for the ball.
     
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    Kid just looks like a Safety. Long and strong.
     
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    Ha! I was wondering if someone would point that out. I didn't forget. That was one of the few times I've posted from my phone instead of my desktop. It ruined my vibe...
     
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    Hopefully when he gets here he'll be a little thicker. Right now, from the Matt's article, he's about 6'1 165.. probably very lean solid muscle but string beanish for football, even in the defensive backfield... hope he gets here at around 180 so when Balis gets a hold of him, he'll be able to potentially redshirt, thicken up even more, then be ready to blow up in '18 in the 185-195lb range...
     
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    CTMike Vanilla Cake > Fish Cake

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    Not sure how I feel about recruits being asked about the Big 12, since we aren't in it and all... On the whole, appreciate the interview.
     
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    He's just under a year away from hitting campus if he does end up signing with Uconn. I believe in years past, commits that sign were given summer work out plans so I expect him to certainly fill out some more. Let's not forget too, his brother is a LB in the NFL. Could always lean on him for some guidance as well.
     
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    Really good genes. Happy to have Omar on board.
    I'm confident he will be a solid contributor.
     
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    Saw on TOS that AK is saying that Omar will be graduating early and enrolling in December.
     
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    I thought he was decommitting after watching the Houston game. Terrible timing
     
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    That's not how recruits think.
     
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    I bookmarked it earlier - If I didn't post it tonight I would have forgotten.
     
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    I know I was being mostly sarcastic. But of this kid is any good, is he available to start next week against Cincy? Honestly don't think it can get any worse on the secondary
     
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    Hopefully we will be seeing a LOT of THW, Tyler Coyle, and Eddie Hahn next year.
     
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    McAllister has been looking decent at safety. Hopefully he continues to improve and we have another Tyvon Branch back there
     
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