Football 2020 General Recruiting Thread

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CTeamPoke

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Lot of work to do on this recruiting class to keep it at no. 22. Feels like we are taking a lot of guys that will buy into the culture and work their tales off... lots of big OL recruits too, which I like a lot. You can't train size.

I also really like that we are beating out teams that we should be beating out for these guys. Arizona State, Texas Tech, Arkansas, Louisville, Baylor... We are absolutely a step above all of these programs, so it's good to see us beating them for recruits.

Hopefully some of the more valuable chips fall our way with this class and it can be top 20 to appease our mouth breathing fanbase.
 
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We are now ranked 40th nationwide and 6th in the Big 12. Losing the LB to OU hurt, and we still only have 13 commits. I don't see anything on the horizon that would move us up more than in to the 30's at best. So we will have to "build" these recruits in to players as we have done in the past.
 
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We are now ranked 40th nationwide and 6th in the Big 12. Losing the LB to OU hurt, and we still only have 13 commits. I don't see anything on the horizon that would move us up more than in to the 30's at best. So we will have to "build" these recruits in to players as we have done in the past.
Hard to say how it will end up. I know last year Anderson and Glass were two of the latest additions and were our highest ranked recruits. Seems our strategy is to fill out the numbers early, then focus on the bigger fish, with the exception of QB, which we always seem to recruit at nationally and with the most fervor. I think we'll also see Presley bumped up in rankings. He is going to dominate OK football this year.
 
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We are now ranked 40th nationwide and 6th in the Big 12. Losing the LB to OU hurt, and we still only have 13 commits. I don't see anything on the horizon that would move us up more than in to the 30's at best. So we will have to "build" these recruits in to players as we have done in the past.
I hope that we are really good at "Build"ing the kids rather than accusing that our recruits were really under-rated.
 
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Guyer kid & Middleton coming off injury so no true ranking on them.
Several OL with second tier offers. Pullen has some big offers. Eli & CB from DeSoto committed almost 2yrs ago and have gotten bigger faster and stronger and just drop in rankings. OSU effect. Eli was 4 near 5 star then commits then drops because everyone stopped recruiting him.
Couple late blooming Bixby kids. One is arguably the best athlete in the state. Doesn’t even have a profile? He has over a million views on twitter hi-light vids and 400,000 on his SportsCenter catch! How does he not have a profile?? His teammate is a mix of size and speed.
Still top 3 on a couple stud LBs with speed. Ones we have committed are hitters and old school football players. They hit hard!!

Very unheralded commits but I love them. Blue collar non-star chasing divas. Plus Shane the QB is a future NFL player! Kids a stud!! Excited for this group I don’t care where we finish
 

CTeamPoke

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Guyer kid & Middleton coming off injury so no true ranking on them.
Several OL with second tier offers. Pullen has some big offers. Eli & CB from DeSoto committed almost 2yrs ago and have gotten bigger faster and stronger and just drop in rankings. OSU effect. Eli was 4 near 5 star then commits then drops because everyone stopped recruiting him.
Couple late blooming Bixby kids. One is arguably the best athlete in the state. Doesn’t even have a profile? He has over a million views on twitter hi-light vids and 400,000 on his SportsCenter catch! How does he not have a profile?? His teammate is a mix of size and speed.
Still top 3 on a couple stud LBs with speed. Ones we have committed are hitters and old school football players. They hit hard!!

Very unheralded commits but I love them. Blue collar non-star chasing divas. Plus Shane the QB is a future NFL player! Kids a stud!! Excited for this group I don’t care where we finish
Gundy has made it abundantly clear that he is recruiting guys that are going to buy into the program. You can tell he's sick of guy's that get themselves into trouble. Doesn't want to have to kick them off. Doesn't want to have to deal with their BS... as he told Gottlieb, "I've given all of that money and title to Kasey Dunn so he can deal with a lot of the stuff that I used to have to deal with every day."
 
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Any word on who else we have a solid chance at getting? 247 doesn't have a lot of guys listed as WARM for us and although we have a bunch of really good players so far we dont exactly have a big class lined up.
Also any clue on if we are still expecting to take another WR after Polk committed?
 
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Jabar Triplett the LB from the Bayou State is announcing the 13th and it’s between us and TT. He came up a couple weeks ago. We are def looking at JUCO DL to fill the void and are close with a couple of them. The QB from Cali, his buddy the 4 star who just visited us last weekend and said he is committing soon and Presley from Bixby are all elite level talents! We have some very under the radar talents. I bet Presley ends up a top 2 player in the state if not the best
 

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Any word on who else we have a solid chance at getting? 247 doesn't have a lot of guys listed as WARM for us and although we have a bunch of really good players so far we dont exactly have a big class lined up.
Also any clue on if we are still expecting to take another WR after Polk committed?
We are actually one over for our expected number of WRs on scholarship with Polk so doubt we take anymore WRs.
 
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Jabar Triplett the LB from the Bayou State is announcing the 13th and it’s between us and TT. He came up a couple weeks ago. We are def looking at JUCO DL to fill the void and are close with a couple of them. The QB from Cali, his buddy the 4 star who just visited us last weekend and said he is committing soon and Presley from Bixby are all elite level talents! We have some very under the radar talents. I bet Presley ends up a top 2 player in the state if not the best
I do see Triplett retweeting and tweeting a bunch of stuff about AZ as well. I know he just took a visit there.
 

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We have Eli Russ (Plainview OL) committed but STAR on this team is Blake Nowell, who we never offered and is going to TCU. Dude just ripped off a 89 yard slip screen... and did it right in front of the TCU coach who’s recruiting him.

He had a 80 yard kickoff return called back for a block in the back on the other side of the field. He’s going to go off for 300 yards against Pauls Valley. I’m afraid we’re going to regret not offering him a ship. Dude is a stud out there.


https://n.rivals.com/content/prospects/2020/blake-nowell-211494


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We have Eli Russ (Plainview OL) committed but STAR on this team is Blake Nowell, who we never offered and is going to TCU. Dude just ripped off a 89 yard slip screen... and did it right in front of the TCU coach who’s recruiting him.

He had a 80 yard kickoff return called back for a block in the back on the other side of the field. He’s going to go off for 300 yards against Pauls Valley. I’m afraid we’re going to regret not offering him a ship. Dude is a stud out there.


https://n.rivals.com/content/prospects/2020/blake-nowell-211494


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Normally if we don’t even offer a player like this it is simply because he says he is not interested. Just keep that in mind.
 

Darth Ryno

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We have Eli Russ (Plainview OL) committed but STAR on this team is Blake Nowell, who we never offered and is going to TCU. Dude just ripped off a 89 yard slip screen... and did it right in front of the TCU coach who’s recruiting him.

He had a 80 yard kickoff return called back for a block in the back on the other side of the field. He’s going to go off for 300 yards against Pauls Valley. I’m afraid we’re going to regret not offering him a ship. Dude is a stud out there.


https://n.rivals.com/content/prospects/2020/blake-nowell-211494


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Normally if we don’t even offer a player like this it is simply because he says he is not interested. Just keep that in mind.
I’d be surprised but that’s true. I don’t know his parents very well to ask.

BTW: the TCU Coach here is Malcom Kelly.


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Dunn looks at a lot of stuff. Met him many times. Stats are the last thing he looks at. Lot of game breakers at smaller schools. He looks at hips, blocking ability, effort on every down and after the play, way you interact with others, # of scholarships he can give, interest from a kid, grades, etc. Tons of talent in this region, we win some and we lose some but I’m stoked for this class. Hopefully we get Ngata!
 

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Whelp Loic Fouonji to TTU and TCU picks up another 4 star recruit putting us in 6th. Anyone think this class will finish in the bottom half of the big 12? I like the guys we got, but still feels like a pretty mediocre class overall just in comparison to the rest of the big 12. Getting tired of recruiting being so underwhelming for how good the cowboys have been. Not sure how a recruit thinks it’s a good choice to go to Arizona, Arkansas, or Texas Tech over OSU

I know I’m being pessimistic, but I can easily see Ngata going to ASU and just filling out with low 3 stars. Anyone have any positivity for me?