Prospects 2017

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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Loyalterrier on Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:57 pm

I am hoping we have some pleasant surprises. That makes it more interesting. With 28 players leaving this year I assume we would need to recruit almost the same amount in order to maintain the same number of players. If that is true then we have more than 10 players yet to sign unless we have a lot of surprises on NSD. I was planning on picking a favorite but I cannot decide. Because I like too many of them about the same. Looking forward to NSD and many pleasant surprises.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Ruckus on Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:35 pm

We have apparently offered OT Anthony Kobe Craig from Norview High in Norfolk Va. 6'5" 275. All State, All region, All 757, 2nd team all tidewater, all conference. Has offers from University of Virginia Union and Norfolk state.
https://t.co/iEsQPm5CIM?amp=1
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby lawdog on Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:50 pm

Me like. From Speller's neck of the woods. Competitive league and team.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Ruckus on Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:53 am

We have apparently offered a preferred walk on spot to OLB Jaron Puckett from Ezell Harding Christian High School in Antioch Tn. 6'0 215 although looks smaller to me on film.
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/2833019/57f ... 22f813c6ac
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Atldog7 on Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:55 pm

Thats funny about Puckett. I played against Ezell Harding in HS. Small school against some small competition/private school league as well. Not saying he can't be a good player but a little different than a 6A kid coming out of NE Atlanta/Gwinnett area.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Ruckus on Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:12 pm

Yeah, Puckett said we were "his first D1 offer."
This is one I had heard about some time ago from a former Terrier who had heard from a friend that we may or should have some interest in him. Another FB with impressive stats/resume from Watauga High in Boone. I hesitate to post what is being said about him because of the obvious comparisons and perhaps unfair expectations that come with all that, but it has been said that he is "Breitenstein 2.0."
FB Evan Suggs will be on campus this weekend. 6'0" 210. I can't find much more of his profile other than huge game stats in yards gained and TDs. He was named all conference and conference Defensive POY (so I suppose we could recruiting him as SS/OLB although I don't think so). From his highlights, he looks a tad taller and lighter than #7 did coming out of high school. But looks like a classic TO fullback more along the lines of Cid's Tyler Renew than EB or even LoLo. Needless to say, to be even mentioned in the same sentence as EB is enough for me because there won't be another EB in my book.
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/2961172/582 ... 27d4ee7d02
Good vision, nice feet in the hole, good balance and while not a burner, fast enough. Hope we get him.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby crabbyterrier on Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:03 pm

I sent a link for Suggs up the line a few weeks ago. Hope we get him.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby walliver on Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:25 pm

Ruckus wrote:Yeah, Puckett said we were "his first D1 offer."
This is one I had heard about some time ago from a former Terrier who had heard from a friend that we may or should have some interest in him. Another FB with impressive stats/resume from Watauga High in Boone. I hesitate to post what is being said about him because of the obvious comparisons and perhaps unfair expectations that come with all that, but it has been said that he is "Breitenstein 2.0."
FB Evan Suggs will be on campus this weekend. 6'0" 210. I can't find much more of his profile other than huge game stats in yards gained and TDs. He was named all conference and conference Defensive POY (so I suppose we could recruiting him as SS/OLB although I don't think so). From his highlights, he looks a tad taller and lighter than #7 did coming out of high school. But looks like a classic TO fullback more along the lines of Cid's Tyler Renew than EB or even LoLo. Needless to say, to be even mentioned in the same sentence as EB is enough for me because there won't be another EB in my book.
http://www.hudl.com/video/3/2961172/582 ... 27d4ee7d02
Good vision, nice feet in the hole, good balance and while not a burner, fast enough. Hope we get him.

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It needs to be retired at some point, but as long as it's our lucky number, I'm not in a hurry.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby WTFan on Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:41 pm

Agreed about the #7. Needs to join the #1 and #51 above the stadium. Wished we'd a had him this past season to go along with that defense. And no disrespect to Lorenzo intended. He was just one of a kind. That # has been good to the Terriers. Dan Tavani, EB and Long.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby lawdog on Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:33 pm

Suggs comes from fine coaching and a competitive 4A league. High powered offense. He, and his team, played tough against a Dudley team that was one of the best, biggest, and toughest in the land. He is a talent on both sides of the ball. Good frame. Would be a genuine SHD. Measuring up to EB (who was state 4A co-player of the year) is a challenge.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Ruckus on Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:58 pm

Looks like we have another kicker. John Dawson Henis from River Bluff High in Lexington has committed to be a Terrier.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby WTFan on Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:49 am

Coach Riase posted on Twitter a picture of MA boarding a private jet to make a last push to some recruits. Anybody know where he was heading and who his audience may be?
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Ruckus on Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:54 pm

Watauga FB Evan Suggs is a Terrier.
Coach Riase tweeted we got 3 commits this weekend.
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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby Oak Grove on Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:02 am

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Re: Prospects 2017

Postby crabbyterrier on Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:37 pm

Ruckus wrote:Watauga FB Evan Suggs is a Terrier.
Coach Riase tweeted we got 3 commits this weekend.


GREAT NEWS!!!


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