2023 Recruiting

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2023 Recruiting

Post by 69MG » Mon Apr 11, 2022 4:26 pm

We got our first commit for 2023 so we are way ahead of where we were last year. If this was the "big news" posted by the coaches, it doesn't seem that big. As far as I can tell we are his only offer. Maybe Mike Traini has some inside info.
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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by TheInsider » Tue Apr 12, 2022 8:22 am

Mike said there was another musket fire that was a portal guy... I'm guessing thats the Big News?

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Post by TruBluMaroon » Tue Apr 12, 2022 9:05 am

TheInsider wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 8:22 am Mike said there was another musket fire that was a portal guy... I'm guessing thats the Big News?
But NOT the UConn DB…..

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Post by rsox1221 » Tue Apr 12, 2022 9:08 am

I'd say this was the "big news." I think folks are way over-analyzing that tweet. It's the first commit of the 2023 cycle, that is big news whether you believe the player in question is worthy of that moniker or not

Roberts is a big boy, has CFB bloodlines and is a coach's son. His older brother played for DB last year too

The UConn DB is in '22 of course and while that hasn't been announced on his end you could tell that was going to be an easy move once the offer came through

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by km109 » Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:55 am

Read that he also attended the Arizona football camp. That means Coach Brown has met him, seen him and knows his brother and father. Good enough for me.

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by KahunaK » Wed Apr 13, 2022 9:09 am

I see that UMASS is recruiting Isaiah Ragland from Centreville, VA. I've seen him play a couple of times. Last year they were a run-heavy offense and they gave him the ball all the time. The team was pretty good and looks to get better next year. If he commits, I'll make sure I see more of his games. FYI, his recruitment could be a sign that Alex Miller's influence down here is paying off. Miller starred at the next school over from C'ville.

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by R1zzo23 » Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:49 am

km109 wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:55 am Read that he also attended the Arizona football camp. That means Coach Brown has met him, seen him and knows his brother and father. Good enough for me.
My thoughts as well. This isn't just a quick recruitment of a kid who didn't have any FBS offers. Jyree is a kid Coach Brown has known for a while, knows the family and that's what played a huge role in earning this early commitment from a prospect in an area of the country that UMass needs to start recruiting more heavily.

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by UMassfan_19 » Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:08 am

R1zzo23 wrote: Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:49 am
km109 wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:55 am Read that he also attended the Arizona football camp. That means Coach Brown has met him, seen him and knows his brother and father. Good enough for me.
My thoughts as well. This isn't just a quick recruitment of a kid who didn't have any FBS offers. Jyree is a kid Coach Brown has known for a while, knows the family and that's what played a huge role in earning this early commitment from a prospect in an area of the country that UMass needs to start recruiting more heavily.
Also the kid has a day 1 ready body in a position of need a change from the last staff that brought in guys who all needed to work on their body either losing or putting weight on

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by minutefanjsf » Fri Apr 22, 2022 9:27 am

UMassfan_19 wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 8:08 am
R1zzo23 wrote: Tue Apr 19, 2022 9:49 am
km109 wrote: Tue Apr 12, 2022 10:55 am Read that he also attended the Arizona football camp. That means Coach Brown has met him, seen him and knows his brother and father. Good enough for me.
My thoughts as well. This isn't just a quick recruitment of a kid who didn't have any FBS offers. Jyree is a kid Coach Brown has known for a while, knows the family and that's what played a huge role in earning this early commitment from a prospect in an area of the country that UMass needs to start recruiting more heavily.
Also the kid has a day 1 ready body in a position of need a change from the last staff that brought in guys who all needed to work on their body either losing or putting weight on
And, many did not hit the weights.....

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by inthescoop » Thu May 12, 2022 2:09 pm

Wow! We just had a guy commit to UMass who had offers from Nebraska, Boston College, Louisville, and Maryland!

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Thu May 12, 2022 3:08 pm

Who is it?
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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by Old Cage » Thu May 12, 2022 3:23 pm

^ Floyd - Get thee to the twitter!

His name is Christian LeBrun.
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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Thu May 12, 2022 4:26 pm

:lol: I don't even like texting
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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by e_parade » Thu May 12, 2022 5:41 pm

Here's his 247 profile: https://247sports.com/Player/Christian-LeBrun-46081975/

Had offers from 5 ACC schools, 2 B1G, and 1 SEC (Tennessee)

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Re: 2023 Recruiting

Post by Floyd » Thu May 12, 2022 6:18 pm

^ thanks
Wow, kid had some big programs offer. Is this a connection from one of the new assistants? Great to see us getting these higher profile kids
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