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Looks like maybe my assessment in another thread was right. We gotta get better. MUCH better, in the trenches. Remember the game we had the opponent west & goal at the 2 and couldn't impose our will and punch it in for a TD? CLEARLY, OL is more of a concern of the 2.
That seemed to happen every game. Against. ECU they had multiple third downs just needed two yards and couldn't get it.
 

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Did we miss something? Is he commit #4 from last week that we never heard about? Or is he taking an OV before the dead period?
His twitter account has suggested he’s been a commit since early summer - but he has never actually said so. Maybe he will after he takes his OV.
 
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Witt Mitchum is a 6-7 250lb OL/DL from McKenzie High School in McKenzie Tennessee. Other offers from Austin Peay, Chattanooga, Coastal Carolina, EKU, Georgia Southern, Jacksonville State, Liberty, MTSU, Murray State, Rice, and UT-Martin

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mauler type OL... He look like he can play with a mean streak on his highlight tape...
 
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Witt Mitchum is a 6-7 250lb OL/DL from McKenzie High School in McKenzie Tennessee. Other offers from Austin Peay, Chattanooga, Coastal Carolina, EKU, Georgia Southern, Jacksonville State, Liberty, MTSU, Murray State, Rice, and UT-Martin

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I would be a crap recruiter apparently.
How does this kid not have P5 offers.
6-7 250 and moves that well and plays nasty.
I don’t get it. This one goes new the top of the list for me
 

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I would be a crap recruiter apparently.
How does this kid not have P5 offers.
6-7 250 and moves that well and plays nasty.
I don’t get it. This one goes new the top of the list for me
A lot of schools like more weight as they havr to only strengthen and not put as much weight on the player
This is a typical Edsall recruit
 
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I would be a crap recruiter apparently.
How does this kid not have P5 offers.
6-7 250 and moves that well and plays nasty.
I don’t get it. This one goes new the top of the list for me
Weighed only 235 or so not long ago. He is getting some late P5 interest. I suspect he may not sign in December and see what happens with late offers.
 
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I would be a crap recruiter apparently.
How does this kid not have P5 offers.
6-7 250 and moves that well and plays nasty.
I don’t get it. This one goes new the top of the list for me
P5 have others to choose from with higher ratings and measurables
 

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Thought I would post LB prospect and perhaps secret commit Desmond Fogle’s senior tape. Looks like he got stronger and faster vs his junior tape.
 

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btw- we should hear about some visits this weekend.... I would think
 

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Many of us are hungry for LBs. Hopefully we pull in at least one grad/juco and at least two HS LBs.

Jhalyn Shuler is a SC OLB that visited us in late spring. Here is his senior tape which shows some good anticipation and willingness to be physical.

 
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I would be a crap recruiter apparently.
How does this kid not have P5 offers.
6-7 250 and moves that well and plays nasty.
I don’t get it. This one goes new the top of the list for me
P5 schools are typically looking for more size out of high school. A school like UConn is a development program, so we are looking to develop players which means adding size and strength. And, most P5 scholarships are committed so late developing linemen don't have many P5 options. That is the opportunity for a school like UConn.

I checked 24/7. Out of the top 200 rated OTs, only two 250lbs or less had committed to P5 programs and they were ranked 107 and 127. No top 100 ranked OT was listed as 250 lbs or less.

For example, look at the size of the BC and Penn St. OL in the last 2 recruiting classes:

BC: 6'7" 275, 6'7" 275, 6'4" 275, 6'7" 289, 6'4" 275, 6'5" 315
Penn St.: 6'7" 295, 6'5" 320, 6'5" 290, 6'6" 345, 6'5" 288, 6'5" 290. 6'3" 318
 

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P5 schools are typically looking for more size out of high school. A school like UConn is a development program, so we are looking to develop players which means adding size and strength. And, most P5 scholarships are committed so late developing linemen don't have many P5 options. That is the opportunity for a school like UConn.

I checked 24/7. Out of the top 200 rated OTs, only two 250lbs or less had committed to P5 programs and they were ranked 107 and 127. No top 100 ranked OT was listed as 250 lbs or less.

For example, look at the size of the BC and Penn St. OL in the last 2 recruiting classes:

BC: 6'7" 275, 6'7" 275, 6'4" 275, 6'7" 289, 6'4" 275, 6'5" 315
Penn St.: 6'7" 295, 6'5" 320, 6'5" 290, 6'6" 345, 6'5" 288, 6'5" 290. 6'3" 318
Great stuff... I can't speak for Rewster, but I feel like this Mitchum kid is pretty likely to find himself with a P5 offer by Feb if he waits it out. He looks to be at the bottom of the rungs of what P5 schools eventually scoop up after they run through their process. That all said, I'd much rather we land him than some bottom level P5.
 
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