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Topic: I hate the way some of you bash 2 and 3 star players. If
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I hate the way some of you bash 2 and 3 star players. If


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:57 PM
 

you follow clemson football you should know better. Adam humphries, tyler grisham, chris hairston, gaines adams, andre branch and many more were so called 2 or 3 star players. I dont give a rats ### how many stars recruiting geeks put by their names. Wait til they take the field to judge them.


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Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:59 PM
 




tigergrad with another intelligent comment i see***


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:04 PM
 




DavisFourHizman with a different profile pic I see

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Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:05 PM
 

lol


OK and whats your point?***


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:06 PM
 




Seriously are you like 12 yrs old tigergrad***


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:07 PM
 




LOL I'm just screwing with you. holy balls you're sensitive***


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:39 PM
 




Ooooh the irony...***

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Posted: Jan 25, 2013 3:06 PM
 




Johnny Football was also a 3 star.


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:01 PM
 

All the star rankings mean, usually a 4-5 star player will avoid the Redshirt while a 2-3 star RS with another year to develop/


^^^great point^^^***


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:05 PM
 




Re: I hate the way some of you bash 2 and 3 star players. If


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:12 PM
 

Agree stars mean nothing but potential. The light comes on for some faster. Some players play in rural areas and never get the media hype. Fill needs and player development and talent= Championships.


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Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:36 PM
 

Walk on Chandler Catanzaro agrees with OP.


Stars


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 2:04 PM
 

If they're gonna rank them I'd rather have higher ranked guys. For every Johnnie Football there are ten 3 star guys who won't do squat. Look at the post season top ten every year and I'll show you teams that consistently recruit top 10-15 at least. Recruiting services don't always get it right but most of the time they don't miss on the instant impact guys. Still a solid class with a chance for some heavy hitters on signing day.


Agreed - it has less to do with your HS talent than....


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 2:22 PM
 

...how much more the coaches can develop you. After all, even the ratings are just a few people's opinions. You can sometimes look at the different ratings - compare Rivals and ESPN on most players that aren't the top of the top like RK, for example - and see a lot of inconsistency.

I seem to remember Brandon Ford wasn't ranked all that highly even within the state when he was recruited, just for one example.


Brandon Ford was a 4*


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 2:46 PM
 

http://rivals.yahoo.com/southcarolina/football/recruiting/player-Brandon-Ford-66581;_ylt=An1mJrrinPIguygkVSAOyJaKtpB4


Only thing keeping him from being even higher was speed


Posted: Jan 25, 2013 3:09 PM
 

When you add 40 pounds and switch to TE, that eliminated the speed issues for his position and made him really good.


11th in the state and pretty low nationally....


Posted: Jan 26, 2013 1:08 AM
 

...by their rankings. I'd still risk a Rivals 3 star as arbitrary as that rating seems at times, and a lot less drama than some of the 4 or 5 stars.


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