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Class of 2017 DT Chris Elmore (IL) COMMITTED & SIGNED TO SYRACUSE

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting Forum' started by OrangeXtreme, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. kcsu

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    I hope so.
     
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  4. retro44

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    looks like 2 out of the 5 where d-lineman he took and that makes 6 in the last two years for Minny. Fleck may have rated those players higher than the recruiting services.
    I take that as a very big positive for us and even after yesterday our class is still rated higher.
     
  5. PhatOrange

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    So is this like the only kid who didn't get offered by fleck to join him at Minny?
     
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    We don't know that Fleck didn't offer him. Only that he didn't flip top them.
     
  7. PhatOrange

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    I assume he didn't because he didn't tweet it like he did the Syracuse offer
     
  8. dasher

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    I am hoping that he is so proud of the Syracuse offer that he forget about everything else. That is my story and I am sticking to it.
     
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    Elmore and Schmitz are two of eight Illinois seniors who committed to Western Michigan to play for Fleck, the charismatic 36-year-old Kaneland and Northern Illinois graduate who was introduced as Minnesota's coach Friday.

    By the end of the day three of those eight, including Schmitz, announced they would follow Fleck to Minnesota.

    Elmore, along with Bishop McNamara offensive tackle Dylan Deatherage and Rockford East receiver Marcus Hayes, reopened their recruitment. Within hours, Elmore had an offer from Syracuse, as well as an invitation for an official visit to Minnesota.

    While Elmore may end up in Minneapolis, three former Broncos recruits from Illinois wasted no time announcing their intentions to follow Fleck. Schmitz, Bishop McNamara receiver Chris Bell and Rockford Boylan defensive tackle Noah Hickcox all flipped, as did three Western Michigan recruits from other states.

    "I was kind of surprised that happened so fast," Elmore said. "I was like, 'Wow, OK.' A lot of guys said they were staying with Western no matter what, but I guess that was just talk."

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    "Coach Fleck has so much energy; we all wanted to be around a guy like that," the 6-foot-1, 275-pound Elmore said. "He was an undersized guy who overachieved, and he likes guys like that, who might be considered too small for Big Five ball but can still play at that level. That's the kind of players he attracts."


    P.J. Fleck taking local Western Michigan recruits with him to Minnesota
     
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    "Coach Fleck has so much energy; we all wanted to be around a guy like that," the 6-foot-1, 275-pound Elmore said. "He was an undersized guy who overachieved, and he likes guys like that, who might be considered too small for Big Five ball but can still play at that level. That's the kind of players he attracts."

    Looks like thats his recruiting pitch
     
  11. CbusCuse

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    Well that was his pitch while recruiting for Western Michigan. Now that he is recruiting for Minnesota that may change a little bit.
     
  12. OrangeXtreme

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    Someone needs to proof read.
     
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    Back to the Future. ;)
     
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    Stephen Bailey ‏@Stephen_Bailey1 7m7 minutes ago
    Syracuse DT/H-back target Chris Elmore (@ChrisElmore36) has a Minnesota visit tentatively set for Jan. 27-29. Will visit SU Jan. 20-22.
     
  16. CuseLegacy

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    Fleck is starting to clean house. Two kids from the Minnie 2017 class have decommitted and now one player transferring.

     
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    this kid lives dangerously. My iphone 6 plus will turn off without notice at anything under 10% battery life. This kid even has the bluetooth on!!
     
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    seems like all kids live on the edge. I get freaked when I go below 25%
     
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    is this a dead period? and if so how is Fleck is getting all these flips and setting up officials if the kids never been there?
     
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