2018 Recruiting

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by MajBugman » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:15 am

McKinney wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:55 pm
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15 of 20 FGs, long of 49. Perfect on PATs
The article said that he had over 100 points for the year so that's a hell of a lot of PATs without a miss (55 minimum).
Cooper Garcia had 59 PATs per 247sports (Fight Massachusetts)
Kickers? There needs to be a tears of joy emoji
Raise the bar, do the minimum.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by KahunaK » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:45 pm

This recruiting year seems underwhelming. Hope some of those 2 stars turn out to be 4 star players.

Princeton killed it this year.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by TruBluMaroon » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:02 pm

InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
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I like what the class looks like. Lots of added depth and one of the highest rated recruits we've ever gotten in a major position.
Joshua Jefferson, a center, said to be the second highest recruit ever signed.........they make you guess who was number one.......

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:32 pm

Just a guess, but Lorenzo Woodley had a ton of P5 offers if i remember correctly. I hope Jefferson works out better than Woodley.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:28 pm

Posted this in the basketball forum. It should be sent to every recruit before he comes for a visit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNRo5Wm ... ture=share

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by inthescoop » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:19 pm

The 7th best C in the nation committed to UMass, wow. 6th best, Auburn. 8th best, South Carolina.

http://www.espn.com/college-sports/foot ... w/position

Gotta love it

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by m626t » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:41 pm

Wow
All due respect, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart, I'm gonna pass.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by harbo » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:26 am

https://twitter.com/SJCAthletics/status ... cs-program

Solid program with a bunch of success. Six players headed to D1 and two more to 1AA.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by Berkman » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:16 am

Here is a link to an article about a punter we signed by way of the FB blog and fight MA:

https://247sports.com/college/massachus ... -115092504

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 am

Not sure if the kicking sites are considered official as far as rankings, but I think he's our first 5 start recruit.
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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by rsox1221 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 am

InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 am
Not sure if the kicking sites are considered official as far as rankings, but I think he's our first 5 start recruit.
They're not, he's rated as a 2-star when I submitted his film to 247. The kicking sites have their own criteria and their rankings aren't taken into account by the major services like 247 or Rivals when grading a player.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:47 am

^

Appreciate that insight.
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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:01 am

rsox1221 wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 am
InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 am
Not sure if the kicking sites are considered official as far as rankings, but I think he's our first 5 start recruit.
They're not, he's rated as a 2-star when I submitted his film to 247. The kicking sites have their own criteria and their rankings aren't taken into account by the major services like 247 or Rivals when grading a player.
Mike, do kickers ever get rated higher than say 3 stars just because of the position? My gut tells me that to evaluate a kicker it's OK to go by kicking site ratings to judge how this kicker compares to other kickers.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by rsox1221 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:41 am

69MG wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:01 am
rsox1221 wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 am
InnervisionsUMASS wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 am
Not sure if the kicking sites are considered official as far as rankings, but I think he's our first 5 start recruit.
They're not, he's rated as a 2-star when I submitted his film to 247. The kicking sites have their own criteria and their rankings aren't taken into account by the major services like 247 or Rivals when grading a player.
Mike, do kickers ever get rated higher than say 3 stars just because of the position? My gut tells me that to evaluate a kicker it's OK to go by kicking site ratings to judge how this kicker compares to other kickers.
They don't, the best kickers in the country are generally mid-level three star players on the major sites. Using sites like Sailer or Kohl's is a good way to judge kickers without a doubt. Those sites are dedicated to grading specialists, they just happen to utilize different criteria and ranking systems.

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Re: 2018 Recruiting

Post by DearOleUMass » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:10 pm

rsox1221 wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:41 am
69MG wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:01 am
rsox1221 wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 am


They're not, he's rated as a 2-star when I submitted his film to 247. The kicking sites have their own criteria and their rankings aren't taken into account by the major services like 247 or Rivals when grading a player.
Mike, do kickers ever get rated higher than say 3 stars just because of the position? My gut tells me that to evaluate a kicker it's OK to go by kicking site ratings to judge how this kicker compares to other kickers.
They don't, the best kickers in the country are generally mid-level three star players on the major sites. Using sites like Sailer or Kohl's is a good way to judge kickers without a doubt. Those sites are dedicated to grading specialists, they just happen to utilize different criteria and ranking systems.
Is it safe to say that these three kids (kicker, punter and long snapper) are the type of players that typically are PWO at P5 schools that will work their way up in the program for a starting spot? Seems like these kids are much better than in years past because we spent a scholarship on them this recruiting cycle.

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