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 8 years ago '04        #5301
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So the Bryce Brown saga ends in approximately 3 hrs.

I guess we too damn gansgsta, we can say NO to the #1 rated player in the country

Y'all think RS extends his scholarship offer tho'?


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 02-18-2009, 08:34 PM         #5302
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I dont even care anymore..

dude needs to end this sh*t.
 8 years ago '04        #5303
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While two former Heisman winning QB's in Tim Tebow and Sam Bradford return to lead there teams in what they hope to be a National Title run, we have plenty young QB's who were able to get their feet wet last season who are ready emerge and lead their teams to hopefully greener pastures.

While most people know the Terrelle Pryor's, Robert Griffin's, and Tyrod Taylor's, there are many others set to make their mark. The road to glory isn't always an easy one. Usually, the learning experience is filled with bumps and bruises, both in the physical sense and to the ego. Most QB's have to win their job in position battles which will go on through the late summer. Some QB's have already won the starting battle but they are sure to be challenged by incoming talent which is part of the reloading process at the top schools. Here are a few of the up and comers which should make a statement in college football this season.

1) Jacory Harris (Soph.) Miami

I'm not sure most people expected Jacory Harris to emerge as "the guy" at Miami but a year after arriving from High School, Jacory is "that guy" for the Hurricanes. Like his former team mate at Miami, the recently departed Robert Marve, Harris was the winner of Florida's High School "Mr. Football" who previous winners include Tim Tebow and Anquan Boldin.

While Harris has the arm and legs to provide all of the athleticism it takes to be a winner, it's his head where he is strongest. Harris expects to win and expects to be able to get the job done.

Harris is surrounded by many High School team mates from Miami's Northwestern High School who won 30 straight games including the National Championship as awarded by USA Today. All Of Harris team mates agree to the man, that Jacory Harris is a player who can lead Miami back to glory. He will get his chance to start this season.

2) Kellen Moore (Soph.) Boise State

Kellen Moore won the Broncos starting QB last summer as a freshman and hasn't looked back. While Moore had his skittish moments under center at times last year, he spent most of the season looking like an old pro, leading Boise State to win after win and an undefeated regular season.

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The sky is the limit for Moore. While Boise State is in the WAC, a non BCS conference, most years should be filled with BCS expectations and if this past year was any indication of what the future has in store, the Broncos should be set at QB at least for the next few years.

3) Christian Ponder (Jr.) Florida State

Christian Ponder tries to bring a continuity and credibility at the QB position for the Seminoles that they haven't had since Mark Richt left the Offensive Coordinator post to take the head coaching job at Georgia. Ponder led the Noles not just to some nice wins last season, he led the Noles back to credibility and optimism.

While Ponder isn't a classic Seminole drop back passer, he gets it done with his feet and his arm and may just be the perfect guy for the job in Tallahassee. While he didn't enter last season as the starter, he won it on the field and in game play. He will more than likely cement this role and get a full season to show exactly where he can take the Nole offense.

4) Jordan Jefferson (Soph.) LSU

Jordan Jefferson is an interesting story as while he more than likely is the Tiger starter heading into the spring, he's no lock to be the starter throughout the season. Jefferson saw the field in seven games last season but started in two of them going 1-1. While LSU was convincing in their Chick-Fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech as I thought they would be, I considered to be more of a team effort than just the Tigers finding their man under center.

To further complicate things, LSU recruited a top level QB, Russell Shepard, who most gave a five star rating two. Since Jordan has the experience at the college level as a starter and showed he can win, he should have a decided edge. He will have to endure not just the pressure of SEC football but of the fan base and a young talented star breathing down his neck.

5) Trevor Vittatoe (Jr.) UTEP

It's pretty tough to believe there is a third year starter in college football who so many people know so little about. What makes this situation stranger is Trevor Vittatoe has been putting up monster numbers under coach Mike Price and he should continue to do the same this season.

Vittatoe threw for 3100 yards and 25 TD's in 2007 only to follow it up with 33 touchdowns and 3274 yards in 2008; we can only imagine what 2009 has in store. Vittatoe is clearly the Miners starter and while we didn't hear his name the past two seasons, my guess is he's a household name by December of this year.

6) Russell Wilson (Soph.) NC State

Wilson was one of the more exciting players to watch last season though he didn't get the press a lot of the other young QB's got. Wilson wasn't originally supposed to start for the Wolfpack but by the end of the season he was the Wolfpack offense.

The wild card here for WIlson is his health. While he led NC State to the Papa John's Bowl against Rutgers, he was injured and many felt that it cost NC State the game. Surgery wasn't necessary and Wilson should be armed and ready come the Fall.
 8 years ago '04        #5304
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By JORGE MILIAN

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

CORAL GABLES — The adviser for the nation's top running back recruit told a radio station Wednesday night that he disputes reports that the University of Miami is cutting ties with the star football player.

Brian Butler, the adviser to running back Bryce Brown, said during an interview with a Wichita, Kan., radio station that he had spoken with Randy Shannon and that the Hurricanes' coach "totally understood Bryce's scenario."
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"He was positive about it," Butler said. "He had no mention of any timeline."

Technically, Brown had until Wednesday to sign the national letter of intent UM sent him two weeks ago.

Realistically, Brown's fate at UM might have been decided Tuesday.

During what one UM source described as a "10-second phone conversation" with Shannon on Tuesday, Brown was told the team is no longer interested in his services and that a national letter of intent would not be re-issued. National letters of intent are valid for just 14 days once they are sent to a recruit.

Brown, from Wichita, is ranked as the nation's top high school player by Rivals.com.

Shannon, citing NCAA rules that forbid coaches from commenting on unsigned recruits, declined to answer questions regarding Brown on Wednesday.

But UM sources say the team's coaching staff have been upset with Brown's approach during the recruiting process and were particularly annoyed by Brown's comments to Rivals.com last week regarding new Hurricanes offensive coordinator Mark Whipple.

UM sources say that on the same day Whipple was hired, he hurriedly took an NCAA-mandated test in order to become certified as a recruiter, then flew to meet with Brown in Omaha, Neb., for five hours.

It was Whipple's only recruiting visit.

But Brown wasn't impressed, telling Rivals that "something tells me that his philosophy, how he does things, is not really how I like."

Butler indicated that Brown's comments had been misconstrued, adding that "some of his words were quoted in different ways."

Butler said Brown still intends on visiting UM's campus on an official visit March 3. Brown is scheduled to announce what school he will attend March 16.

Asked if UM might be playing a game of "poker" with Brown, Butler said, "That's very, very possible. They could be trying to put a little pressure and maybe use the media to put a little pressure. But, from our end, we're not playing any games This isn't about playing games or getting publicity."

So what if Miami is serious about no longer pursuing Brown?

"We prayed for God to reveal to us where Bryce needs to go," Butler said. "If they did that, how we would look at it is, 'Guess what? God is showing us that Miami is not the place.''"

Barrow's role restructured: Shannon said Wednesday that new defensive coordinator John Lovett will handle the team's linebackers and that Micheal Barrow, UM's linebackers coach for two seasons, will work as a general defensive a.ssistant and also take a greater role with special teams.

Shannon made clear that switching Barrow's responsibilities is not a demotion.

"It gives coach Barrow more range to work at different positions," Shannon said "He deserves it because he's a good ball coach."
 8 years ago '05        #5305
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on making Barrow a bi*ch... hes ur best fu*kin coach.... Shannon is a dumb a.ss bring Lovett in there and lettin him take over
 8 years ago '04        #5306
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 booker20 said:
on making Barrow a bi*ch... hes ur best fu*kin coach.... Shannon is a dumb a.ss bring Lovett in there and lettin him take over
can't disagree right there... i was actually thinkin that makin barrow our DC would've been a better move than hiring lovett. But lets see how this turns out.. Lovett's specialty is LBs, maybe having Barrow as an all around everything can give him more experience and take over the whole defense when times comes.
 8 years ago '04        #5307
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 booker20 said:
on making Barrow a bi*ch... hes ur best fu*kin coach.... Shannon is a dumb a.ss bring Lovett in there and lettin him take over
smh at the bolded, what has he done to warrant the best coach, are lbs can't cover, over run plays. recruiter maybe but not coach
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 Cap Peeler said:
can't disagree right there... i was actually thinkin that makin barrow our DC would've been a better move than hiring lovett. But lets see how this turns out.. Lovett's specialty is LBs, maybe having Barrow as an all around everything can give him more experience and take over the whole defense when times comes.
I dont get the hire at all... oh well implementing 2 systems before the 1st game of the season with all that terminology and a lot of young guys..... As a FSU fan Im like this :dancingcool:

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smh at the bolded, what has he done to warrant the best coach, are lbs can't cover, over run plays. recruiter maybe but not coach
Lovett damn sure aint gonna improve things.... dude is a.ss, u know Butch Davis makes coaches look good


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 8 years ago '08        #5309
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i read somewhere that Lovett is supposed to be using the same terminology to not change it up too much and confuse them. i just hope they get back to hard-nose D
 8 years ago '04        #5310
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CORAL GABLES _ During my chat with UM coach Randy Shannon, the unexpected happened.

Shannon would rather discuss Greek Mythology than talk about depth chart scenarios with reporters. It's just not something he likes to do during the season.

On Wednesday, it was different. When it came time to comment on the position battles, Shannon was gellin'.

This is, after all, the offseason and not in the middle of FSU week.

Here are his thoughts:

QUARTERBACK

Shannon said Jacory Harris isn't the starter, and he will split reps with Taylor Cook and Cannon Smith with hopes of building depth at the position ... OK, I'M KIDDING!!!!!

Harris is the guy, but Shannon calls finding a backup QB one of the three biggest keys to the offseason. Right now, Smith is ahead only because he has a year of experience on Cook. Both will have equal opportunity in the spring to win the backup job.

Here's the reps breakdown: If there are 24 plays, Harris gets 12 while Cook and Smith split the remainder. For scrimmages, all take eight snaps. This is where Shannon gets time to evaluate Cook and Smith.

Shannon's thoughts: "One of them (Cook or Smith) has to win it in the spring. They're going to get a lot of reps. We can't throw Jacory's arm out."

RUNNING BACK

Shannon says the key to this position is Javarris James. He MUST stay healthy because the Hurricanes are really going to try to utilize the versatility of Graig Cooper this season. The goal is for Cooper to become what Reggie Bush was for USC ... minus the NCAA violations. Cooper is expected to get more touches in the passing game, and will also return punts and kicks. He was taken off special teams last year because he had to hold it down in the backfield. Injuries to James and Lee Chambers turned Cooper into an every-down back when he's really not.

For this whole Reggie Bush thing to occur, James must be Lendale White. At least until Mike James or Lamar Miller are ready to step in.

Shannon's take: "Javarris has got to stay healthy. We are going to use Cooper on kickoff and punt returns. If you can get Cooper the ball in (open-field) positions about five times a game, hopefully one of them will give us a big play."

WIDE RECEIVER

You can throw out all of that XYZ talk when it comes to this position. Leave it for your Xbox joysticks. The plan here is to keep the wide receivers interchangeable. These guys aren't kids anymore. They're veterans. They should be able to learn and play all three positions and Shannon expects it. You might see three X's (big receivers) in the game at the same time.

"You may see Leonard Hankerson, Aldarius Johnson and LaRon Byrd," Shannon said. "You may see Tommy Streeter, LaRon Byrd and Aldarius. It's not going to be about position. The best players will be in the game."

Who has to fly around: "Travis Benjamin and Davon Johnson, in my opinion, need to take that next step," Shannon said. "Both of them are fast guys, but they need to not use their speed all the time and just use technique to get open. Once they learn how to do those things, (defenders) won't be able to stop them."

TIGHT END

The `Canes could be without a vital part of the offense if Dedrick Epps is unable to recover from offseason ACL surgery. He will miss the spring, but is targeted back for the fall. If he returns or not, expect Shannon to be in Richard Gordon's ear on a daily basis.

Because it's time. Shannon won't say it because he's the coach, but I will because I'm allowed to. Gordon has been a big disappointment. He will be given every opportunity to change with Epps out of the picture. If Gordon impresses, the `Canes are probably more likely to just redshirt Epps.

"It's time for Richard to step up because Richard is going to get all he wants this spring," Shannon said. "It's about time for Richard to suck it up and let's see if he can go 60 plays. He's big, he's fast and he's athletic, but now it's time for Richard to get it done."

OFFENSIVE LINE

Shannon calls offensive line depth another one of the three biggest keys. He says he will treat the offensive line similar to the receivers. He just wants the five best players out there, regardless of position. Here are the starters:

C Tyler Horn/A.J. Trump
RG Harland Gunn
LG Orlando Franklin
RT Matt Pipho
LT Jason Fox

The young guys such as Ben Jones, Brandon Washington and Jermaine Johnson will get their chance in the spring. But Shannon is mostly concerned with Gunn, Horn and Ian Symonette.

"We need to get something from those guys this spring," Shannon said. "It's time for them to do something."

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 8 years ago '04        #5311
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The father of top national recruit Bryce Brown insists that, as far as he knows, ''everything is fine'' in his son's recruiting process and that the young running back will visit the University of Miami in early March.

Various reports said Tuesday that UM would not reissue its scholarship offer after the letter of intent expired at the end of the day Wednesday. Coaches are not allowed to comment about specific recruits.

''It's not true what they're saying,'' Arthur Brown Sr. said Thursday morning. ``Everything is still good.''

On Wednesday afternoon, Arthur Sr. told The Miami Herald that Bryce, the country's No. 1 running back prospect, said he had a positive conversation with UM coach Randy Shannon on Tuesday morning. According to Arthur Sr., Bryce did not mention anything about Shannon telling him the offer would be rescinded.

''The scholarship offer expiring was not brought up,'' Arthur Sr. said. ``Bryce spoke to coach and when the conversation had ended, everything was clear. I'll be taking him to the airport March 3, and I expect him to be boarding the plane for Miami. He will go by himself so he can get a true feeling about his possible future relationships.''

Arthur Sr. said his son, 17, was surprised to go on the Internet and read the reports saying UM was pulling its offer.

''He was kind of shocked, to tell you the truth,'' Arthur Sr. said. ``Bryce generally doesn't put much confidence in what is reported in the media. If you want the facts, if you want to know the truth, you need to go to all parties involved.

``Coach Shannon has been very supportive. He understands this process is something Bryce needs to complete. When March 16 rolls around, he will make his decision. Hopefully, there will be another letter of intent available when he makes that announcement. If not, we have no control of that.

``I have it on good faith that everything is OK. I haven't heard anything different.''
 8 years ago '04        #5312
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man Bryce Brown can go head and kick rocks for all i care.


if you need to fast and pray for a 4 months to tell you to go to school where you are committed you might as well go to wherever you feel like you need to go
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 booker20 said:
I dont get the hire at all... oh well implementing 2 systems before the 1st game of the season with all that terminology and a lot of young guys..... As a FSU fan Im like this :dancingcool:



Lovett damn sure aint gonna improve things.... dude is a.ss, u know Butch Davis makes coaches look good
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 C.R.I.P. said:
at that sh*t
 8 years ago '04        #5315
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What made the University of Miami the "U" is competition. f!ghting for positions and competing to the fullest, that's what made the Hurricanes stand out from the rest.

While there are some positions on this team where it's still thin and in need of depth, wide receiver is not that position.

After signing seven wide receivers in the Class of 2008, those seven receivers are the guys that Randy Shannon is building his receiving corps with after having moved Sam Shields to corner.

So who is battling for time this Spring?

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Wide Receivers - 8

The one position on the offensive side of the ball where the competition will be fierce is wide receiver.

Aldarius Johnson and LaRon Byrd will likely start the Spring as the starters, but the 'Canes have four wide receivers who are legitimately competing for a starting position at wide receiver - Johnson, Byrd, Travis Benjamin, Thearon Collier.

However, all eight receivers can expect to receive playing time this Spring. The difference between last year and this year is the need for one receiver to step his game to the next level and establish himself as a surefire number one receiver.

That seems to be Johnson's job for the taking since his high school quarterback is now the main signal caller.

But Byrd really showed promise down the stretch and came up with some big grabs throughout the season.

Benjamin ran into a wall last year, but if he can put on a few pounds, it could help him make it through an entire season. At the same time, Benjamin provides that big play target down the field that Miami sorely needs to stretch the field.

Collier is as good of a slot receiver as there is. He's quick and shifty and definitely not afraid to go across the middle and take a hit. He's superb on screen passes because of his elusive ability in tight spaces.

The remaining four receivers are Davon Johnson, Leonard Hankerson, Tommy Streeter and Kendal Thompkins.

Johnson is on the fringe. He has that big play ability down the field with his blazing speed, but he is very similar to Benjamin so it might be tough for D.J. to get on the field. At the same time, he did get some playing time last year. Whether or not that playing time increases in 2009 remains to be seen, but the Spring could give a good gauge of that.

Hankerson is the elder statesman of the group, but the reality is, Hankerson has lacked consistency. He passes the eye test, but he drops far too many passes. Last year he went from starter to benched back to starter back to benched. That's for one reason, lack of consistency. If Hankerson can ever become a consistent receiver he could be special.

Streeter and Thompkins both redshirted last year and will finally get some playing time. Thompkins did get time against Charleston Southern last year, but that was about it.

Thompkins could provide another slot option while Streeter is another downfield weapon and he could also be real good in the red zone
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Wichita East running back Bryce Brown has taken four official visits and plans to take his fifth and final visit to Miami on March 3 before announcing his final decision on March 16.

Brown, the eighth-best player in the country according to ESPN.com, says he talked to Miami head coach Randy Shannon and two UM a.ssistants on Tuesday for a total of 35 minutes, not 10 seconds as reported by a newspaper citing an unnamed source.

"I talked to Coach Shannon for 10 minutes. I talked to Coach (Micheal) Barrow for 20 minutes and to Coach (Tommie) Robinson for five minutes," Brown said.

Brown said he received some advice from Shannon.

"Coach Shannon told me not to worry about hurting people's feelings and make sure that I make the best decision for me."

Multiple sources at Miami informed InsideTheU.com on Tuesday night that the Hurricanes would not be issuing Brown another letter of intent as they have grown frustrated with the process and ready to move on. Per NCAA rules, the letter of intent expires 14 days after it is dated. Miami sent a letter of intent to Brown on February 4, the first day recruits can sign, but it expired Wednesday night.

"Miami has not communicated that to me at all," Brown said. "Coach Shannon actually talked to my dad on Monday and my dad had a good conversation with him. After they touched base with each other, everything seemed to be alright."

Brown, who said he is still committed to Miami, insists that he would not change the date on when he will sign despite pressure from a school.

"I am not concerned at all about any deadline or any school that gives me a deadline," Brown said. "I've got a plan that I am still going to go by and I'm going to announce it on the 16th and not a day sooner."

Brown, who rushed for 1,873 yards and 29 touchdowns in nine games as a senior, has taken official visits to Missouri, Oregon, Clemson, and Tennessee. He plans on taking an unofficial trip to LSU on February 27.

Since signing day, Brown has taken a lot of heat from fans and the media for waiting to sign his letter of intent.

"My thing is that this is the most important decision of my life and I'm not going to rush my decision based on what people say because I'm not doing this for people," Brown said. "I know this is going to affect my family and my parents. People are trying to say that I am selfish for taking my time, but the NCAA allows this period so there is nothing wrong with it.

"So just because people get mad and upset and think that I need attention, it's not like that. I've got to take the time to think about a decision that is going to affect me for the rest of my life. If people have a problem with that, oh well. I don't care because they don't have to get up and go to school every day. They don't have to get up and go to weights and conditioning and do all of that stuff. I'm the one that has to do that. All they have to do is sit back on the couch, eat popcorn, and watch us perform."






Despite the criticism he has received as well as his mentor Brian Butler, Brown insists he doesn't let it get to him.

"Honestly, I don't let that stuff get to me," Brown said. "I don't care. This is about me and my family and we put this in God's hands. People talk about Brian's plan--this is not Brian's plan. It has nothing to do with Brian. I've got two parents--a mom and a dad, who is a very big part of the recruiting process. We've prayed about this process and his plan, and that's exactly what we are going to do."

Butler has been criticized in the press for being a part of Brown's recruiting process and the way he has handled the situation.

"People are talking about Brian Butler that this is his plan and is what he wants," Brown said. "This is not his plan. This is God's plan and God's going to do his work regardless. If people don't like it, they are going to have to deal with it and take it up with him."

Butler, 33, helps trains athletes in Kansas as part of his Potential Players company, which he takes athletes on an academic summer tour, conducts weekly bible studies, ACT preparation, tutoring a.ssistance, and helps players with the recruiting process.

Brown said: "I am going to say this because it's the truth. This is not the first time somebody has done this. In the black community there are mentors. Black communities are used to this. Now outside of that, they are not really used to it, but it's nothing to the black community because it has been going on for years and that's just how it is. But now it is so up on the national level and everyone makes it a big deal because they are not used to it."

Brown has been surprised with the reaction of Butler, who also helped Bryce's older brother Arthur as a mentor.

"It really just shows you where the world is at today," Brown said. "People just don't see somebody do a lot of the things that (Butler) does and not many people would do it. So people say things about what he does wrong, how shady people are and the NCAA and how much money he could possibly get by being an agent. People call him a street agent. Well, an agent is someone who gets benefits or reaps the benefits and that's not the case. If Brian is a street agent, he's the brokest street agent out there."





Following his expected visit to Miami, Brown will begin a fasting process leading up to announcing his decision on March 16 at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in Wichita.

"I did last year when my brother was making his decision," Brown said. "We have researched it and read about in the bible. And we have decided that any major decision that we make in our lives, we will fast for two weeks before we make the decision."

In the meantime, Brown has also decided not to take any phone calls from coaches because he wants to think about things on his own.

"I'm not talking to any coaches right now because I know about each program, I've done my research," Brown said. "There's nothing that any coach can say that will make me go to their school. This is a time that I need to myself, be with my family, and think about all of this. Right now, I have told all of the coaches that I don't want any phone calls because there really isn't anything to talk about."

Brown says coaches have not honored his request, but he's still not answering their calls.

We are glad he answered our call.
 02-19-2009, 10:21 PM         #5317
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When they fast, they aren't eating anything for 2 weeks... correct?

I don't know how they do that..
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There University of Miami is in need of a few good men, a few good men who can play tight end and be effective at it.

After years of producing some of the best tight ends that college football has ever seen, the position saw a lull over the past couple of years with little production coming from the position.

Last year, they started to see some break out from Dedrick Epps. He looked like a sure fire lock to start in 2009 as he played well down the stretch.

Now, following ACL surgery, the position is up for grabs. So who should we look for in the Spring?

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Tight Ends - 2

If there is a "whoa is me" position on this football team, it's definitely tight end with Epps being out until at least the middle of the 2009 season. And quite realistically, for Epps, it would be in his best interest to sit out 2009 and return for 2010 since he still has a redshirt season.

That will leave plenty of playing time available for Richard Gordon. If I was asked four years when Gordon was a senior in high school what I could see in the future for Gordon I would have said he would be in the NFL because of his freakish athleticism for a guy his size.

Unfortunately, that has not matriculated on the football field at UM. Whether it's been trouble learning the playbook or simply making the simple block or making the easy catch, Gordon has struggled to be productive. Now, it will be all on him. Could the coaching staff move someone over to play tight end from another position? It's possible, but there really isn't anyone outside of Tommy Streeter and he is flat out too slim.

The only other tight end currently on the roster is Trevaris Johnson. Johnson came to Miami as a safety. That didn't work out for him and he was moved to tight end last year, but has had little impact on the position.

Similar to Gordon, Johnson was one of the most highly regarded recruits coming out of Miami-Dade County his senior year. Needless to say, he's failed to live up to the hype.

His senior year approaching, this could be his one real chance to finally do something on the field outside of Special Teams. This is chance to live up to the hype.

Freshman Billy Sanders will arrive in the Summer with a chance to play as well, but as far as the Spring is concerned one of these two is going to have to step up or it could be a rotating carousel all season long.
 8 years ago '08        #5319
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I heard Brice had until today to fax his LOI to UM or ya`ll are pulling his scholly. Brian Butler is giving ya`ll boys the run around..
 8 years ago '04        #5320
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 booker20 said:
on making Barrow a bi*ch... hes ur best fu*kin coach.... Shannon is a dumb a.ss bring Lovett in there and lettin him take over
i dont see how this makes him a bi*ch, barrow's gettin more responsibility than he had before....this move basically makes him the DC in waiting
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