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June 05, 2013

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TonyCane

OGV, I absolutely agree. PSU was infinitely worse.

LB

I'm not so much worried about the offense as I am the defense. How many scholarships are available after this year?

I see four offensive linemen (it seems there will be five), one tailback, two quarterbacks (the Hialeah one won't stick), and a JUCO DT.

They need at least two more defensive tackles (Porter and Robinson both graduate), a defensive end or two (we lose S. Green; that will matter), and four linebackers (Gaines leaves, Perryman could declare) to even scratch the surface of depth. We're thin at defensive tackle, and paper thin at linebacker.

Tyriq McCord is not a linebacker, no matter how smoothly it's presented to us.

I absolutely don't fault Golden for injuries and moronic defections. But we've got to get some help. 2013 is absolutely set up as a double-digit win year. But when Morris leaves and we have to break in a new starter, our defense will have to be able to stand.

On another note: good to see that Olsen's incident is a non-issue. Curious, who do you think takes Morris's starting spot? Williams? Olsen? Crow?
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"a kid like Holly is blowing up now and although we were on him early, those up north kids are hard to pull"

I don't know about that. AQM, Olsen, & Edwards were highly rated at their positions. Did we lose out on anyone from that region that we targeted in 2013?

UMike

LB...AQM a fight and isn't the norm, and Olsen had family ties. Edwards had like 3 offers lol....

I do think we get 2 DT's, Betwwen Holly, Valentine, Clark and some JUCO's we should get at least 2 in addition to Stuckey. I think we pickup DE's Mike Smith and Bronson and perhaps Chad Thomas.

As for LB's were pursing Richard Yeargin III and Vincent Jackson and I dont think we get either..so as of right now I dont know if we get any LB's in this class.

All IMO of course lol

UMike

AQM was a fight***

LB

"LB...AQM a fight and isn't the norm, and Olsen had family ties. Edwards had like 3 offers lol...."

Still, we got the #1 fullback in the country and Olsen went through the entire gambit before choosing us. Oh, and if AQM puts on the right weight... he could absolutely help us year one.

Hooray for defense.
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More evidence why Hagens is one of the five most important people on the team.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFhsJ4ZsYiE

UMike

We do have an offer to Dillon Bates a 4-Star OLB from Ponte Vedra

UMike

South Florida is thin on LB's this year.

UMike

LB..I agree with some..Edwards was the #1 fullback, but our only competition was from FSU who came in late,he wasn't exactly being chased by the big schools. Olsen may have played the field SOME, but he committed 9 months before NSD and I think everyone knew he was a Cane. Now AQM was a great steal for out staff, and I think our staff is doing well in the North (hell in the South and West too lol)...but this Holley kid all of a sudden is a 4-Star and ranked the 4th best by Rivals and has offers from every big time school including the SEC schools. I just THINK, he will be a hard steel since he isn't a sleeper any more.

hassan

Bat Signal

Ohio_Cane

Canes just got a commit!! Working to find out who

LB

I hope it's a defensive player.

Ohio_Cane

I hope it's a defensive player.

Posted by: LB | June 06, 2013 at 09:37 AM
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Wouldn't be surprised if it was Tyre Brady (WR) or Kevin Bronson (DE)

Hassan

Vincent Jackson i think


the two players were defensive, the MVP was a defensive player also, they give MVP's for each position at the camps

UMike

Might be Bronson..or Brady is my pick

UMike

Dam Ohio..I didnt refresh..were thinking alike though lol

UMike

Could also be JUCO DT Demetrius Campbell

Ohio_Cane

Someone mentioned it could be the JUCO DT from Cali. Not sure who they're talking about?

UMike

Or perhaps one of the Texas de-commits that visited recently lol

Ohio_Cane

Could also be JUCO DT Demetrius Campbell

Posted by: UMike | June 06, 2013 at 09:45 AM
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Lol, there U go.

UMike

Im gonna stick with Brady as my pick

Ohio_Cane

UMike, I just hope it's defense. Don't care what position. Obviously DT would be best, but any D I'll take.

Ohio_Cane

We just offered him recently. I'm guessing it's him.

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/player-Courtel-Jenkins-129367

UMike

I love how Rivals list the kid as having "13 college choices", yet he has one offer lol

Ohio_Cane

UMike, they usually do when a school is talking to/looking at a recruit. Just haven't offered yet.

UMike

But a kid cant choose from a schools he doesn't have offers from haha

UpNorthCane27

August is around the corner fellas!!! These hurricanes are gonna be hungry!!!


P.S CGNC sorry about those penguins of yours, these BRuins are playing lights out. Now im not saying its over but I think we took penguins best shot last night.

UMike

Someone on twitter saying Campbell got a call from UM last night and since Simmons choose USC..might be him..good pick

SOUP

TS Andrea up to 60 mph moving NE across FL north of Tampa. Leaving Fort Myers under a Tornado watch.

We ain't scurred!

SOUP

#Bruins

#TownCane

Ohio_Cane

95% sure it's DT Courtel Jenkins

HEADS UP HERBIE!!

Ohio_Cane

^^ Best friends with 4* S Kiy Hester.

UpNorthCane27

I agree Soup...

#TownCane

#Bruins

#AllaboutTheU

LB

#TownCane

UMike

Canesports saying its DT Courtel Jenkins

LB

The dude is throwing up the U on his Twitter wearing Duke's jersey. If so, awesome. Load up on the defensive tackles.

He's also from Olsen's hometown.

orange 'n green in the vein

The herb will say, 'he's barely above smurf size at 6'3", isn't a top flight prospect at this time, but will take what he can get at this point,' I predict.

Ohio_Cane

Herb, here's our new DT.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VHRNPyTEpbk

LB

He's a defensive tackle. At this point, I could care less if he's a zero star or if he's offered by Blockbuster.

Ohio_Cane

Here's Paranos' article on him from a month or 2 ago.

2014 NT Courtel Jenkins 6'2" 320lbs from NJ as UM Prospect

2014 NT Courtel Jenkins 6'2" 320lbs from St. Anthony (Jersey City, NJ) is a naturally strong big body that is cat quick in a phone both, which is what you want from NT in a read and react system.

Jenkins doesn't come from a High School with a very developed S&C so future development will be key as he may be raw in that department, but again he has incredible functional strength on the field. His 40yd times are unimpressive to say the least but what is impressive is his initial burst which is what NT needs in that 5 - 10 yd LOS area. He is strong at holding the point of attack but also is equally adapt with disengaging from OL's using various moves. He has quick violent hands which is true equalizer when facing a stronger appoint in the trenches, this should allow him to win a few early battles in college against older players. But I am thinking a red-shirt year would do wonders for this young or Early Enrollment in order to go through a college S&C and spring practice.

Some have questioned St. Anthony's competition and lack of resources, in 4 years they have won 27 games but only beaten 2 teams with winning records. They have lost 3 of 4 playoff games by a score 112-20 and supposedly the playoff team they beat had a 2-7 record. But you can't penalize Jenkins to much for lack of competition because he dominates at camps, winning the 2012 NUC Camp DL MVP the state of New Jersey.

Jenkins currently holds 1 offer from Pitt and several schools have been heavily recruiting him but want him to camp on campus first or wait for SR season evaluations. Some heavy hitters have been down to see him such as - Michigan, Ohio State, Rutgers, Pitt, Florida State, and he has spoken to a couple of Alabama coaches. An that was from his sophomore year going into his JR year, an BAMA doesn't leave the south for their big boys unless they see something special.

Jenkins has a strong interest in UM, and considering his favorite player is RAY LEWIS and before every game he plays a video of Ray Lewis, I would say he would be a cane lock if offered by UM. I am hoping UM picks up their recruit of this Young New Jersey manchild to include him a DT class of Clark, Moten, and Jenkins would be a good haul of kids.

Go Canes

NUC Q&A with Jenkins
www.nationalunderclassmen.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=23100&ATCLID=205694478

NUC Ranks Jenkins #2 DT in country
www.nationalunderclassmen.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=23100&ATCLID=205427880

LB

I'm unsure if this has been covered, but McDermott wants to graduate early.

In other news, Susan's article about Kevin Olsen made no mention of Seantrel Henderson. Trouble in paradise? Maybe Soup could ask her what's up. Su-trel has one year to go before graduation, and we need the romance to continue. The symbol on Henry Cavill's costume isn't "an S," it's hope.

Our hope comes from the love between Susan and Seantrel. I'll start a prayer group for the happy couple if anyone's interested. Ohio, you in?

Ohio_Cane


American Heritage running back and hurdler Walter Tucker committed to Canes for both Football and Track

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/h...,5418320.story

UMike

According to Puma RB Walter Tucker has committed to Miami for football and track..

UMike

dam refresh

Ohio_Cane

Almost, Umike. Almost! Lol

UMike

i cant copy and paste grrr lol

UMike

is Tucker a 2015 recruit? Must be Sony's back up

CaneRock

Jenkins is Wilfork-ish. I LIKE!

UpNorthCane27

So that website ranks Jenkins as the #2 DT in the country? that's pretty darn good.

UMike

Rivals has him as NR, but 25th in NJ

UMike

Scout has him as an OG lol

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