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Class of 2016 WR Amba Etta-Tawo (UMD Grad Transfer) Committed to SU

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting Forum' started by Whitey23, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. PAcuse

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    Giving up 452 yards rushing had a much bigger impact in that bowl game, they still lose if Lewis makes the catches. Weather and not stopping the run doomed them.
     
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    W'boro'Cuse315 2nd String

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    When assessing his stats/"drops" let's not forget MD's QB situation the past couple years. Weren't they starting a LB at QB for a while because of injuries a few years back?
     
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  4. OttoinGrotto

    OttoinGrotto 2016 Iggy Winner

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    One thing our fans are going to have to get used to... desperation isn't a bad thing.

    You'll often hear coaches say things like "We didn't go for it on 4th down because that's desperate." I distinctly remember Robinson saying that once.

    Well, actually, desperation can pay if you're using it right. I think Babers will.
     
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  5. Toga

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    Jamal Custis also had a productive day, using his 6-5 frame to defeat one-on-one coverage and catch several deep balls down the sideline.
     
  6. JrodCuse

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    Breaking down the per catch averages:

    #1) Amba Etta Tawo - 61 for 938 or 15.38 per catch

    #2) Brisley - 45 for 690 or 15.33 per catch

    #3) Ishmael - 66 for 985 or 14.92 per catch

    #4) Erv - 44 for 343 or 7.8 per catch
     
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  7. JrodCuse

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    In all seriousness, I could see Amba (61), Brisley (45), Ishmael (66) and Erv (44) all come close to surpassing their career total receptions in just THIS season. Is that crazy? 216 catches between our top 4 receivers. Normally that would be insanity to suggest, but this season we should have about 400 completions right?
     
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  8. OttoinGrotto

    OttoinGrotto 2016 Iggy Winner

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    I think Ish will break our all-time reception record in his junior and senior seasons alone. His freshman and sophomore year stats will just be gravy on the record books.

    Which sounds pretty gross, actually. You get the idea though.
     
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    Yeah the D sh!t the bed, but it was compounded by so many drops of long catchable passes in moments that could have swung momentum. You could see them get deflated and dejected
     
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    BlackKnight76 All American

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    Low risk, potentially high reward if he fits in well. And as someone said, Babers has seen him live. Cool with this.
     
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    That's the right attitude, IMO. At worst, he's a non-factor [which I have a difficult time envisioning, since he was a part time starter for some of his career]. Most likely he's a platoon guy who bolsters our depth at a key position where we lack top shelf talent.

    Nothing wrong with that.

    Doubt he'll be a world beater [and I don't expect him to be], but Babers system has a way of making average receiving talent look worlds better.
     
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  12. JrodCuse

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    When does he get here? Summer I?
     
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    OrangeXtreme Moderator Staff Member

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    I would agree to an extent with that if you are a team that rarely goes for it and then all of a sudden you take the gamble. However, if going for it in the right spots is part of your team's culture, desperation has nothing to do with it. It becomes more of an aggressive and "play the numbers" approach which I for one, really like. It's just smart football.
     
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    I agree with this 9000% actually.
     
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    Totes forgot about this kid! I think he's going to be our #2 WR this year. 80 catches for 950 yards and 8 TD. Does that seem excessive expectations?
     
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    orange79 Internet Sleuth Staff Member

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    LOL - every time I see one of your posts, I think your sig pic is part of the point of the post. And then I can't figure out why. :D
     
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    I think this kid is really going to surprise this year. Smart veteran with good measurables.
     
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    My fav grad transfer by far
     
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