2017 College Football News

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  1. McCaffrey Dude

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    Someone back in February said rb Noah Pittenger was signed by Arizona. When I went to the official site his name was not listed so I called it an error on the poster who first brought it up. Apparently he did sign with Arizona as I finally found a web site that has him listed as a scholarship recruit for 2017. This is great news as Arizona has not used a white rb when they used to use 2 in the same game back in the mid nineties in Kevin Schmidke and Scooter Sprotte. Sprotte should have had a chance at the NFl as where Schmidke was just serviceable. This gives the Pac 12 6 white rbs which probably has not happened in 20 to 25 years. Ryan Nall, Pittenger, Bisharat, McGrew, Ralston and the other one I forget but it will come to me.
     
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    He had to walk-on. His goal is to earn a scholarship at Arizona. He appears to be aware of the Caste system and seems to (justifiably) have a chip on his shoulder if you peruse his Twitter feed. He has a cute Mexican girlfriend, though. Anyway, he was one of the best players to come out of high school in Arizona in 2017 but had to walk-on because he's White. He also appears to be very driven to prove himself to the doubters and Caste system. I hope he is given a fair shot.
     
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  3. McCaffrey Dude

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    The site I found said he was on scholarship. I will have to check again.
     
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  5. McCaffrey Dude

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    Thanks for the info. . 3 more rbs to watch are Utah State's Noah tripp, Virginia Tech's Coleman Fox and the guy who I think will be second string for Boise State is junior Ryan Wolpin. Wolpin did get some carries last year.
     
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    2 more to watch one whom I thought would be a stud is Central Michigan's Matt Krause and Trent Grimes. Grimes was very impressive 3 years ago on video. He is still on the team but got no carries last year. Krause got in double digit carries but he was only a true freshman.
     
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    Lots of good potential this year.......I say let's start a running back thread on here in September....See how many 100 yard games we can get each week.....I saw that Jordan Lynch retired form the CFL recently...Wish he could've stuck with the Bears......... I was reading up on Nick Holley....He began at Kent St as a running back but switched to QB last year after injuries...He rushed for 900 yards last year.....They won't know where he'll play until Septemeber......
     
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  8. Leonardfan

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    Oregon QB Justin Herbert had a huge spring game. He came off a really solid freshman campaign yet he is still not the unquestioned starter at the QB position. It will be interesting to see if the new black Oregon coach invokes Black Privilege and gives the job to a quotaback. Herbert is one of the more exciting young QBs to watch in 2017 if he is not screwed over he should be the starting QB for the next three years.

    Oregon sophomore QB Justin Herbert completed 16-of-26 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns in the team's spring game.

    Splendid spring work from Herbert, who hooked up with WR Darren Carrington on all three touchdown tosses. While the competition is still ostensibly open at quarterback, with Herbert jostling with Travis Jonson and Braxton Burmeister to retain his starting gig, all signs point toward him as the likely starter when all is said and done in August camp. Carrington said as much after the game, noting that, "Our chemistry has definitely improved this spring, and it'll improve more by the time fall comes, but Herbert, I mean, that's the guy right now to beat." The 6-foot-6, 225-pounder threw for 1,936 yards and a 19/4 TD/INT ratio as a true freshman in 2016 after taking over for ineffective graduate transfer Dakota Prukop.
     
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    This is rather depressing . Anyone here remember WR Alex Stump a highly regarded player from the class of 2915 who signed with Ohio State? He missed his entire freshman year with an injury and caught one pass last year as a red shirt freshman. You know to keep him engaged. He recently transferred to Vanderbilt seeing the hand writing on the wall and with that coach none of us should be surprised. But the kicker is he has to sit out yet another year so won't be able to play until 2018. So since this top 30 WR out of High School was recruited by the time he suits up in 2018 he basically would have missed THREE full years of football. So this is what they call "white privilege."
     
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    There's also true freshman scholarship RB, Jackson McChesney, of BYU, the only 2017 RB scholarship for BYU.
     
  11. Leonardfan

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    Uh oh some trouble on Hatie's plantation:

    Illinois freshman OL HoJo Watkins was one of three Illini players arrested on charges of home invasion and armed robbery on Wednesday.

    Along with fellow Illinois football players Darta Lee and Zarrian Holcombe, Watkins has an arraignment scheduled for Thursday afternoon. All three are currently in the Champaign County jail. We'll update you when more is known.

    http://www.news-gazette.com/news/lo...e-invasion-charges-3-ui-football-players.html
     
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    Another Nevada RB Chance Kretschmer in 01' had 1, 732 yards rushing & 03' 1,167...02' was injured

    Plenty of quality QB's to keep an eye on....17 for 17' in the FCS'
    Sam Darnold....USC
    Baker Mayfield...Oklahoma
    Jake Browning....Washington
    Mason Rudolph....Oklahoma State
    Josh Rosen...UCLA
    Trace McSorley...Penn State
    Luke Falk....Washington State
    Jarrett Stidham...Auburn
    Nick Fitzgerald...Mississippi State
    Shane Buechele....Texas
    Will Grier...West Virginia
    Jacob Eason...Georgia
    Kyle Allen...Houston
    Wilton Speight...Michigan
    Brett Rypien...Boise State
    Justin Hebert....Oregon
    Shea Patterson....Ole Miss

    & of course Josh Allen making it 18
     
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    Nice list. Some potential fantastic NFL talent there. I think Speight is with Michigan, though.

    It'll be interesting to see how Tanner Lee of Nebraska does (thank god Armstrong is gone) as well as whomever wins Iowa's starting job. Then there's Northwestern's Thorson who played much better last year and I hope Wisconsin's Hornibrook takes a big leap this year as well. Jake Bentley of South Carolina is another one to keep an eye on. Also, I wonder who will start at Clemson this fall...probably another quotaback unless one of their two incoming White true freshman studs can make an immediate impression.
     
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    Looks like Nick Starkel may be starting for A&M at QB potentially:

    ESPN's Edward Aschoff writes that "if one were to guess on who would take the first snap if the season started today [at Texas A&M]," it would be sophomore QB Nick Starkel.

    Starkel is competing with senior QB Jake Hubenak and freshman QB Kellen Mond for the right to replace the outgoing Trevor Knight. During the Aggies' spring game, the 6-foot-4, 182-pounder threw for 174 yards and a touchdown. Aschoff writes that "the coaches have been impressed with his arm strength" and adds that Starkel "can make NFL throws and he can stretch the field better just about as well as anyone would want."
     
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    Haurbaugh got his quotaback unfortunately. He has become a real run of the mill caste disappointment after having a solid track record at Stanford. Again we see a stockpile of white QBs at the position - I hope a couple end up transferring. Here are two weenie world blurbs - one regarding the uber-athletic Dylan McCaffery and the other regarding the next quotaback hype. I find it hard to believe that Dylan McCaffrey is less athletic than Joe Milton considering the athletic pedigree that runs in the McCaffrey family but leave it to moron cucked analysts to push the black supremacy agenda.

    Former Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey called Michigan freshman QB Dylan McCaffrey "a heck of a player."

    "He’s got all the physical ability a quarterback needs. He’s 6-5, 200-plus," McCaffrey said of his younger brother. "He’s going to run real well, too. But I think the biggest thing for him is that he’s a great leader and a great kid." Rivals ranked the Michigan freshman as their No. 131 overall prospect for the 2017 cycle, though outlet analyst Adam Friedman notes that "there are some concerns about his readiness to step in immediately at Michigan to be the starting quarterback."


    ESPN's Tom Luginbill believes that Michigan four-star 2018 verbal QB commit Joe Milton could be well-served taking a redshirt his freshman year.

    "The best thing for him would be to redshirt because what he is going to go through in terms of learning a pro-style scheme and concepts is going to be a steep learning curve," Luginbill explains of the dual-threat gunslinger. The analyst notes that the 6-foot-5, 210-pounder is "far more athletic and offers more range and versatility in and out of the pocket" than current Michigan quarterbacks Wilton Speight, Brandon Peters and Dylan McCaffrey. He compares Milton to Miami freshman QB N'Kosi Perry due to their "exciting physical tools" and "extremely high ceilings for development."
     
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    Another white corner sighting. Utah's true freshman , Tanner Call,( though he enrolled this Winter ) is already 2nd on the depth chart at corner for the Utes. Either they were very banged up this spring or the kid can play. I will try and find more on him.
     
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    More bad news. Boise State's corner, Garrett Estrada has left the team. Kansas corner, Colin Spencer left the team though he would have been a senior this year and Kansas rb/kr, Ryan Schadler, who missed all last year with an injury has been moved to wr. Could it get worse other than the rb situation?
     
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    Schadler underwent serious major organ surgery and missed most all of last season. He has recovered enough to rejoin the team. I personally love the WR spot for him because he was used solely as a KR two years ago so it will be an opportunity for more touches. He has blinding speed so we can only hope he starts making some noise out there on the gridiron.
     
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    More gang-rape allegations of the Baylor football team.

    According to the lawsuit filed late Tuesday, the victim was "brutally gang raped by at least four and, according to some reports, as many as eight, Baylor football players."

    Photographs and videotapes of the semi-conscious girls would be taken during the gang rapes and circulated amongst the football players," it reads.

    According to the lawsuit, at least one 21-second videotape of two female Baylor students being gang raped by several football players was circulated amongst the team.
     
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    If things work out well Iowa might just have the most enticing WR core going for 2017. You never know what the hell is going on in Hawkeye land because unlike most other schools they don't shove "athletic and 40 yard dash numbers" down our throats. We were led to believe speed is not part of their game but former walk on WR Riley McCarron, who started the year as a back up and only became a regular after an injury to a starter, proved during his pro day to be arguably the most electrifying athlete in the draft, oh no I just remembered he was NOT drafted.
    The 2017 group looks promising. There are a couple of black guys but beyond Vandenberg nobody is a lock at this point. Matt Vandeberg will be returning from a broken foot, which should not affect his speed like a torn ACL would. Newcomer JC transfer Nick Easley has impressed during spring ball as a slot. He has a 39 plus inch vertical and it has been reported he runs a 4.46 40!! Sounds explosive to me.
    Two freshman to keep an eye on are Max Cooper and Henry Marchese both who have been mentioned here at CF. Both are praised for their speed and athletic ability.
     
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    Looking forward to watching them next year. Always enjoy Iowa brand football.
     
  23. McCaffrey Dude

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    In some strange news. Walk-on redshirt freshman rb Hunter Mattson of Oregon State apparently beat out black rb Artavis Pierce for the backup job behind Ryan Nall this spring. Hopefully he will be on scholarship and take the lead when Nall graduates after two more seasons unless he makes the jump to the NFL next spring. It is possible. He is one of the faster big backs I have seen around. He is much more talented than the plodding Jerome Bettis.
     
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    Wow is Gary Andersen feeling alright?! Supposedly left Wisconsin for the West Coast and all those supermen affletes out there. Now he's got 2 talented pale faced rbs!
     
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    Some really good news here. I always look forward to this time of year in the past because college football magazines start coming out. But now with the internet it pretty makes the wait moot. Usually Athlon is the first out but Street and Smith came out yesterday so I went to Barnes and Noble and read away S and S has Colorado State safety, Jake Shlager starting at one corner spot. I knew the name but his bio said he started at fs for 12 games last year. I stopped watching CSU a while ago as they got much darker at the skill positions.
    In really great news a redshirt freshman corner from Australai, yes AUSTRALIA, :) is listed as the starter at Hawaii. Weird. His name is Ben Scuton and I guess he played some Australian Rules football in high school. I know nothing else but it is werid for a country that really does not participate in American football to have one of their own starting in a caste spot that no white American kid could get. Strange.
    The only downside is S and S has jake funk of Maryland as a backup where every other site I can find has him as the starter coming out of spring.
     
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