Class of 2016 S James Pierre (Fl) Did not qualify

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  1. Jake

    Jake Mod Staff Member

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    Yeah. Agreed. Can't hold these risks against a new staff. They may still takes risks this year too. By year three they should have a better selection.
     
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  2. bnoro

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    Pierre was taken as a UNC non-qual long after signing day. That's a calculated risk that you hope pays off, not a crown jewel of the recruiting class.

    A power RB/FB that probably wasn't going to get many carries this season also isn't super valuable. Fredericks is that player.
     
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  3. SUFaninNJ

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    Pierre was a risk, as every recruiting class has, but he was also the best, or at least one of the best DB recruits coming in.

    Shaw was valuable, but I wouldn't say super valuable as you mentioned. The intention was that he was going to play. Spin it however you want, but missing out on these players hurts the team in some form or fashion. Not to mention the other transfer who didn't make it.

    Once again, I'm not saying that Babers will or will not lose players in coming years. That remains to be seen with future classes. My point is that Shafer isn't the only coach who it happens to.
     
  4. tep624

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    Pierre was the best DB coming in.

    And I don't think Jones as a True Frosh is on the 2 deep at CB if Moore qualified.
     
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  5. ottodaorange

    ottodaorange Scout Team

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    The thing I don't understand, if this is such an area of need, why was Scoop switched to WR? We have a surplus at WR and I'm not sure Scoop will see the field. He had a better chance at DB.
     
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  6. RF2044

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    Total speculation here, but with our offense--we will probably use 7-8 WRs every game. So maybe there's a better "chance" for him to see PT as a WR than as a S.

    But I agree--we need depth / talent influx in the secondary... badly.
     
  7. Deano

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    bump...any news on him? Hopefully staff is still recruiting him.
     
  8. bnoro

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    Pretty sure he's on campus...
     
  9. tep624

    tep624 All American

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    "Part of the program" on campus?
     
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    No idea. He's in the directory though.
     
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  11. tep624

    tep624 All American

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    Yeah that's what we've all been trying to figure out. Can't imagine if he is really there that he'd be there for the hell of it.
     
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  12. Whitey23

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    Someone call him and ask!
     
  13. HerkimerSU

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    D Eskridge like situation? I remember when he was at school (prop 48??), but couldn't play his first year because of the NCAA. Big news if he's spring practice eligible!
     
  14. CuseLegacy

    CuseLegacy Twitter Wizard Staff Member

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    I've asked if he is at SU and got no answer and no indication from his twitter that he is on campus.:noidea:
     
  15. IthacaBarrel

    IthacaBarrel Shaky Potatoes

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    don't think he is
     
  16. Deano

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    Well at least this may give a certain paper an article to write about now.
     
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    The Curious Case of James Pierre.
     
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  18. SUforme

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    You are welcome Bailey...lol
     
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  19. CuseLegacy

    CuseLegacy Twitter Wizard Staff Member

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    Doubt it as they don't know either.
     
  20. SUFan44

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    Seems strange that Pierre didn't at least find a prep school or a JUCO that we know of. He was a pretty well thought of recruit.

    We have seen many not make it to SU out of high school due to these types of issues, but very few have we not heard where they planned on going next. Very weird.
     
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