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Went from an 87 (3 star) to a 91 (4 star).
Damion Terry also went from a 90 to a 92.
Finally he's a decent recruit... I guess its officially a good get. Wasn't before, but is now.
Damn, who knew a player could get that much better from yesterday to today.
Stargazers! Somebody PM Tanfan!
A man's gotta eat!
And technically, isn't 4 star "made it move", according to the star Nazis?
It's like in Spiderman when Peter Parker wakes up and immediately notices that he has more muscle mass and his vision is perfect.
Do you think he was able to feel the infusion of talent the recruiting nerds gave him overnight?
Tanny's bonar twitched.
Posting member of tRCMB since 1997.
It is ALWAYS a great day to be a Spartan!!!!
Sigh of relief. We can all rejoice in getting more 4*s on the roster.
4 hours was up.
Kind of funny. We had no early enrolls this year. Just noticed that.
Tanner was a good get last Christmas, but a year later not so much.
I think Georgia has 13.
Martin Spartin put Tanner on a corner. Look for an update tonight!
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That's not good. I see that as an area that the staff needs to focus on a bit more. It's a huge benefit for guys to get in early, start their conditioning, and get a feel for what it takes to compete.
Here. Tanner explains it all:
Either this website doesn't exist or is not currently available.
I don't think it's all that vital. We've had guys get here early and rs anyway and guys get here in the summer and play excellent ball as frosh. Only if we were relying on a true frosh at the qb spot would I agree that it is pretty important to get them those extra weeks of practice.
"losing Caleb Benenoch is a blow that Dantonio will never recover from. Izzo has lost it as well. Hoke and Beilein own the state."
You can backdate scholarships that way too. That's how Georgia will have a class of more than 25...some of them will count as 2012 recruits.
IT ARE MOARING STARS!!!
True. We haven't had much attrition though to really need that loophole
Bama here we come
CoachedbyDuffy: got any thoughts/odds on DW getting a shot at the RB spot? With Holmes and Shelton inbound it may not be necessary but would like to hear your opinion. Or ClarettsFolly if you have any Insight.
Edit: didn't mean to hit the quote button.
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It's not an instant path to playing time, but it could definitely help the guys who end up switching positions later.
Imagine if Gholston had enrolled early, and then realized during that spring practice that LB wasn't the best position for him. He could have spent the entire summer, and then the entire fall camp learning DE technique.
It also makes it easier to adjust to college life while having major athletic responsibilities. At least they aren't in season. They go to class, go to early morning workouts/lifting sessions, etc.
All I know for sure is that elite programs typically have a lot of early enrollees, and we don't. Getting the kids in the program for an extra 6 or 7 months couldn't hurt.
Out of curiosity, how many are JUCOs?
2012 - Kyle Kerrick
2011 - Arjen Colquhoun
2010 - Max Bullough, Joe Boisture, Nick Hill, LeVeon Bell
2009 - Pat White, Donald Spencer
2008 - Tyler Hoover, Johnny Adams
I'm not sure how much the staff can actually focus on it though. You either target players that are early enrollee candidates or try to get kids to leave high school early. It's a benefit, for sure, but I don't know how much that it's helped us so far. We've had 4 out of 30 early enrollees in the past 8 seasons get time on the field as a freshmen. Of course, more and more players move onto campus in the summer after they graduate high school to start working out than ever before. They don't get the spring practices, but they are seeing what they need to do in the weight room.
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