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Kipers now has him at #15
I would love to not face him next year.
Maybe the bRuins success could be a one year anomaly.
This post was edited by OxyTrojan 17 months ago
And he has Jarvis Jones at the #1 pick in the draft! Wow.....
Barr none their best player on D this past year. Wouldn't mind him leaving at all!
Im hoping Ruffin can be something Barr was for fucla
"If this was a prize fight they'd call it off"- F ND!
If I remember correctly Pete wanted to bring him in as a LB, but Barr wanted to be a RB. Just imagine how many former recruits and players regret not switching positions.
We have a winner, your are correct!!
you work hard, you get what you deserve...don't stand there with your hand out
Sad thing here is too many top position player prospects don't enjoy playing D. Regardless of potential on the D side of the ball, many of them are too busy thinking they're the next Calvin Johnson or AP on the O side of the ball.
Thank goodness Sua Cravens prefers defense where we'll need him most.
What about Lee being rated one of best high school defensive backs in the nation coming out and ends up being the best WR in the nation
Max Redfield comes to mind too. Some saying he's going to be a great DB but he said he may go to a school that allows him to play WR
Arik Armstead who was rated a top O lineman now plays DE. His teammate DeAnthony Thomas was going to be a DB but wanted to play offense
Some players pan out some dont. Good to see Barr saw his true calling was on defense. Some players don't get a second chance like he did.
This post has been edited 3 times, most recently by FightOn714 17 months ago
Scratch out AA. I was mainly gearing this towards position, non lineman players.
DAT, from what many people said, would actually have a higher NFL ceiling at CB than at RB. Jury is still out on Redfield but from what I've seen... he is a much better safety prospect than he is as a WR.
For every Marqis Lee that blows up and surprises everyone... you get a bevy of Ronald Johnson, CJ Gable, etc.
You can add Bradford to that list too.
Whenever Pete or Lane have suggested a player switch positions, and they go to another school, they are always proven right because the other school eventually moves them. The only exception is Tony Jefferson, who Pete wanted to play big back.
Pete/Lane were/will be right about Barr, DAT, Armstead, Malcolm Jones, etc. ad infinitum.
man the media loves playing that clip of him injuring barkley...stop it
good player or not, come on
and i'd want the trojans to beat ucla with him on the other side of the ball
this year was an anomaly
If DAT played defense, he'd be the top corner in the the Pac 12 (sorry Robey), possibly the country. He played lights out at the U.S. Army game, it was amazing to watch. No doubt he's a playmaker on offense, but he was a prodigy as a CB. If he was that good at the Army game, imagine what a full season of learning the correct technique from a college DB coach would do for him. Too bad he left us to go to play some gimmicky hybrid position on offense in Eugene. The kid could've been a top 10 pick if he followed our coaches' plan for him on defense.
This post was edited by QuestionEvry 17 months ago
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