#19 - OT Michael Rankins

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  1. GoGATech

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  2. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    We are getting tall. Someone should look at the average height of the roster now and compare it to an estimated 2020 roster
     
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    Nice offer list.

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    Our roster growth spurt continues. We're definitely gonna look the part.
     
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    One step closer to solidifying that top rated class
     
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    You can definitely see the difference in OL body type this regime prefers compared to the previous. Long arms are a must in pass pro.
     
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    Locking down the FLA.
     
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    ramblin_wreck08 Class of 2012

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    This is a big pickup. 247 has him listed as the 4th highest rated player in this class so far behind Brooks, Gibbs, and King.
     
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    Flywheel What year is it?

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    When this class is done, you'll be able to stand them with arms spread out, fingertip to fingertip, and the line will go around the outer edge of the 404 area code.
     
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    I enjoyed his announcement, and he is well spoken.
     
  12. thegtstunner08

    thegtstunner08 Varsity Lurker

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    The juice is strong with this one.
     
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    Lee34102 Helluva Engineer

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    Maybe it's simply what I've become used too over the past several years but to get a recruit with this many major school offers (as contrasted to the military academies and the Western Carolina category colleges) is pretty striking, the new staff is obviously doing something different ... perhaps the apparent appeal of the "Waffle House Connection" has been understated...
     
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    In the video, check out the guy on the left in the purple shirt. Coach?
     
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    Deke Everybody relax, I'm here.

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    Scattered, smothered, covered reels in all the best recruits.

    Recruiting is better (and I'm loving every second of it), but let's not pretend that we didn't get guys with P5 offer lists in the past. Look at our 2018 class...Charlie Thomas, TK, James Graham, Juanyeh, Jaylon King (probably others? I got tired of clicking through 247) all were highly sought after recruits with strong ACC/SEC offer lists. The difference is we're getting mostly those type of guys now and less (if any) of the small offer sheet "reaches".
     
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    Rankins certainly has one of the better offer sheets of the 2020 class so far. Happy to have him.

    Posted this on another board. Nothing scientific, just looking at some of our final classes in the previous regime against this class with guys getting offers from factories. Still time for the offer sheets to grow for the 2020 guys too.

    We have a lot of one-off guys in 2020 so far. But it is a longer list. That 2016 class really stood out to me. Shame half of them aren’t even on the roster right now.

    2018
    Juanyeh - Auburn Florida
    Graham - UGA Michigan Auburn Miami
    Griffin - LSU
    Thomas - Auburn
    Chimedza - UGA FSU

    2017
    Bonds - Clemson
    Carpenter - Miami
    Askew - OU Auburn FSU
    Swilling - Bama, LSU, Michigan, USC
    Jordan Swilling - Bama, LSU, Michigan, USC, Florida, FSU, Miami
    Henderson - Michigan

    2016
    Woods - UGA FSU Miami Florida
    Jones - Bama Auburn Florida
    Hawkins Anderson - UGA
    Mills - Bama Auburn FSU Florida
    Braun - Ohio State Auburn Florida Miami
    Gantt - Ohio State Clemson FSU Miami
    Bridges - Bama Clemson Penn State

    2020
    Brooks - Bama Ohio State UGA OU UF PSU
    Huff - OU Auburn Penn State
    Rankins - FSU Miami Auburn
    Gibbs - LSU Michigan
    Turner - PSU
    King - Texas
    Ward - FSU
    Wright - Miami
    Howard - Miami
     
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  17. txsting

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    Cool post. Makes me think; what is the official list of "factory" schools? I'll give it a shot:

    SEC: Auburn, Florida, Tenn, Alabama, Georgia, LSU, Texas A&M (?)
    B12: Texas, Oklahoma
    B10: Michigan, Penn State, Ohio State
    PAC 12: USC, Oregon
    ACC: Clemson, FSU, Miami
    + Notre Dame

    I think that's pretty much it; short list (18) when you think about it.
     
  18. GCdaJuiceMan

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    Definitely a solid list. I'd include Washington in this list and (when only looking at offer lists) exclude Tenn.
     
  19. txsting

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    If we can recruit at around the 20th rank in the country, that positions us as "best of the rest". Which I think might just be good enough to compete for big things when the stars line up right.
     
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    I was thinking along the lines of, recruiting clout and resources pushed into football. Tennessee has been crap on the field but they have consistently recruited high classes. Very high under Butch. I don't know much about Washingtons commitment to football, they seem to be flavor of the month for now.

    The next group that I'm hoping we can top has some of the following as members:
    South Carolina, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech, Stanford, Michigan State, Iowa, Texas Tech, TCU, etc....