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#51 Nebfanatic

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Posted 03 February 2017 - 01:45 PM

Walk ons tradition is still strong at Nebraska. There were plenty in this last year's senior class and this is looking like a solid incoming group
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Posted 03 February 2017 - 02:30 PM

Paup will be an absolute stud if he sticks it out and works his ass off. Love his explosiveness and motor. Kid has a real shot if he works.
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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:29 PM

https://twitter.com/swmckewonowh/status/829063697679147010
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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:30 PM

This would be awesome.  For many reasons.


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:46 PM

Oh...hey....Kurt......

 

If you really want to hang out at practice.....I think that would be fine.  We'll take your son over here to work with the WRs.  If you WANT to, you can go hang out with those QBs over there.

 

 

PS.....please check out your son's football folder, there is a schedule in there talking about when certain QB recruits are going to be on campus.......just....if you're interested in that stuff.


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 02:55 PM

Keyshawn Johnson, Les Miles, Kurt Warner,.... add them to our growing celebrity superfan list...  

 

I mean, its nothing like USC or UCLA, but its a start.


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 03:05 PM

Keyshawn Johnson, Les Miles, Kurt Warner,.... add them to our growing celebrity superfan list...  

 

I mean, its nothing like USC or UCLA, but its a start.

Next up - Warren G. 


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 04:11 PM

 

Keyshawn Johnson, Les Miles, Kurt Warner,.... add them to our growing celebrity superfan list...  

 

I mean, its nothing like USC or UCLA, but its a start.

Next up - Warren G. 

 

 

I'm OK if we steer clear of the rapper's kids....

 

19.02.Drew-Toonz-P-Diddy-Puff-Daddy-UCLA


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 01:46 PM

 

Keyshawn Johnson, Les Miles, Kurt Warner,.... add them to our growing celebrity superfan list...  

 

I mean, its nothing like USC or UCLA, but its a start.

Next up - Warren G. 

 

 

Oh, you were serious!.... I just looked it up.  Mission Viejo HS. 4* CB.  I thought you just threw out a random name....


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 01:50 PM

I looked on 247.  There are no recruits by the last name G.


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 02:02 PM

I looked on 247.  There are no recruits by the last name G.

Not sure if you're serious but his last name is Griffin.  Warren G. is his dad's stage name.


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 02:10 PM

 

I looked on 247.  There are no recruits by the last name G.

Not sure if you're serious but his last name is Griffin.  Warren G. is his dad's stage name.

 

It was mostly a joke pointed at the rap industry and pop culture in general.

 

But...I also didn't know his last name.


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 08:19 AM

Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 09:31 AM

Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

This would be a steal as a walk-on.


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:13 AM

Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

how does he have no decent FBS offers? I would think he played against pretty good competition and still put up good numbers. 


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:46 AM


Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

how does he have no decent FBS offers? I would think he played against pretty good competition and still put up good numbers. 
I've come to the conclusion Arizona HS football is terrible. There was a qb that came out of AZ the last couple of years that set all kinds of records and got zero offers. Or this kid is just super slow. But I would take a flier on super bowl qb bloodlines
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Posted 09 February 2017 - 12:03 PM

 

 

Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

how does he have no decent FBS offers? I would think he played against pretty good competition and still put up good numbers. 
I've come to the conclusion Arizona HS football is terrible. There was a qb that came out of AZ the last couple of years that set all kinds of records and got zero offers. Or this kid is just super slow. But I would take a flier on super bowl qb bloodlines

 

I would think if speed at WR is an issue he could make an easy transition to H back or tightend (if blocking is an issue H back wouldn't have the same blocking responsibilities as a TE).

 

Would love to have him as a walk-on and see where he fits in the future. 


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 12:13 PM

My main thing with this guy is he has a big body which is great for us. Don't care about his speed if he has hands we can make use of him with that size
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Posted 09 February 2017 - 02:49 PM


Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

how does he have no decent FBS offers? I would think he played against pretty good competition and still put up good numbers. 
I've come to the conclusion Arizona HS football is terrible. There was a qb that came out of AZ the last couple of years that set all kinds of records and got zero offers. Or this kid is just super slow. But I would take a flier on super bowl qb bloodlines
Are you sure your not thinking of the New Mexico kid?
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Posted 09 February 2017 - 10:43 PM


Warner definitely has the stats for a player.  A bigger body at 6'2" 205 lb.   Caught 83 balls for 1062 yards and 14 TDs this year in 10 games.  Went 96/1142/15 as a junior.  Is the Arizona all time career high school leader in receptions at 241.  From what I can tell he plays in Arizona's highest classification.  Probably not the fastest or quickest guy, but if he has the work effort/attitude of his father he could end up a player.

how does he have no decent FBS offers? I would think he played against pretty good competition and still put up good numbers. 
I've come to the conclusion Arizona HS football is terrible. There was a qb that came out of AZ the last couple of years that set all kinds of records and got zero offers. Or this kid is just super slow. But I would take a flier on super bowl qb bloodlines
Are you sure your not thinking of the New Mexico kid?

I thought it was AZ but could be New Mexico. I didn't fact check.
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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:15 PM

That's awesome.
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:03 AM

Good pickup, he is a tough wr.
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:24 AM

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:51 AM

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Basically from what I understand it is a guarantee that they'll make the team and they don't have to go through tryouts.
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:55 AM

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Would say it's normally guys they like but just aren't quite sure on because A. They either don't have all the measurables in this case I would think it's probably his speed or B the type of competition they played against. They know you did well and have a shot to perform but they don't want to burn a scolly right away for so many uncertainties
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:05 AM

 

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Would say it's normally guys they like but just aren't quite sure on because A. They either don't have all the measurables in this case I would think it's probably his speed or B the type of competition they played against. They know you did well and have a shot to perform but they don't want to burn a scolly right away for so many uncertainties

 

Thanks! Just wasn't quite sure how that'd be enticing to a recruit since it doesn't ensure a whole lot more than just a walk-on. Either way, celebrate that this kid is on board!

 

This group has the potential to have some pretty good players. Definitely excited about Warner and Paup as the big names thus far. Lingenfelter turned down some decent offers to walk on and Miller had some great things said about him. Sounds like he'll be a battler in the trenches which can only help our top tier guys in practice. Slap in a solid walk-on QB for depth and this is about as good of class as you can ask for.


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:10 AM

Love Warners size (something we missed out on a little prior to landing him) and his hands are solid. In the offense we will be running this guy could turn into a key cog in the short passing game
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Posted 17 February 2017 - 09:37 AM

Mr. Warner....please let me introduce you to Mr. Lee, Mr. O'Brien and Mr. Gebbia.


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:02 PM

Mr. Warner....please let me introduce you to Mr. Lee, Mr. O'Brien and Mr. Gebbia.


More like, Mr. Yankoff, Mr. McKee, meet Mr. Warner.
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 10:41 AM

 

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Would say it's normally guys they like but just aren't quite sure on because A. They either don't have all the measurables in this case I would think it's probably his speed or B the type of competition they played against. They know you did well and have a shot to perform but they don't want to burn a scolly right away for so many uncertainties

 

Nahhhh, dude is a stud. After watching his film, very surprised he wasn't heavily recruited... 

 

6'2. 200lbs. Good hands. Runs a 4.50. Reminds me a lot of another recruit without any offers who walked on, Brandon Reilly. 


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Posted 18 February 2017 - 12:56 PM

He does not run a legit 4.5. Probably 4.7.
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 01:18 PM


 

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Would say it's normally guys they like but just aren't quite sure on because A. They either don't have all the measurables in this case I would think it's probably his speed or B the type of competition they played against. They know you did well and have a shot to perform but they don't want to burn a scolly right away for so many uncertainties
 
Nahhhh, dude is a stud. After watching his film, very surprised he wasn't heavily recruited... 
 
6'2. 200lbs. Good hands. Runs a 4.50. Reminds me a lot of another recruit without any offers who walked on, Brandon Reilly. 
Then I would go back to he plays against lower competition because if he runs a 4.5 and is 6'2 200 he would have offers. That's what Mcquitty runs. So he either runs closer to 4.7 like someone else has stated or everyone thinKS his game doesn't translate to college because he is playing against kids that wouldn't make a div 3 team
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 01:42 PM

He does not run a legit 4.5. Probably 4.7.


Even a 4.7 is acceptable.
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 04:03 PM

What a steal! Can someone define preferred walk on for me? Just more likely to get a scholarship? Don't see how that really helps if a non preferred walk on out performs them.

Would say it's normally guys they like but just aren't quite sure on because A. They either don't have all the measurables in this case I would think it's probably his speed or B the type of competition they played against. They know you did well and have a shot to perform but they don't want to burn a scolly right away for so many uncertainties
Nahhhh, dude is a stud. After watching his film, very surprised he wasn't heavily recruited... 
 
6'2. 200lbs. Good hands. Runs a 4.50. Reminds me a lot of another recruit without any offers who walked on, Brandon Reilly.
Then I would go back to he plays against lower competition because if he runs a 4.5 and is 6'2 200 he would have offers. That's what Mcquitty runs. So he either runs closer to 4.7 like someone else has stated or everyone thinKS his game doesn't translate to college because he is playing against kids that wouldn't make a div 3 team

Mcquitty ran a 4.7
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 08:55 PM

4.7 is even worse this kid is getting slower by the second. Also reported on another thread that he runs a 4.8.
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Posted 18 February 2017 - 09:36 PM

4.7 is even worse this kid is getting slower by the second. Also reported on another thread that he runs a 4.8.


Slower by tenths of a second if you'd like to get technical.
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Posted 19 February 2017 - 08:40 AM

I heard he is 5 10 and runs a 5.51 40 so I guess you can now say that he is getting slower by the second.

 

 

in all seriousness this kid will probably turn out similar to Brandon Reilly - having a father that knows the deal and respects our staff will almost guarantee that this kid acts like a homegrown husker and will have a 50/50 chance of seeing a scholarship his junior year.


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Posted 19 February 2017 - 11:36 AM

This kid has "underdog" in his DNA.  Couple that with our recent success recruiting WRs, and I think Kade is going to surprise a few people.

 

I don't want to name any names, but I think he's going to put his head down, outwork one of our highly touted scholarship WRs, and make a name for himself here.

 

Riley will find him a nice little niche in the new offense and he's going to a be a very valuable pick-up for us.  Really excited for him to be a Husker!


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Posted 19 February 2017 - 03:01 PM

It is really weird that a kid coming out of high school, who is son of an NFL MVP and SuperBowl winning QB, and who put up crazy numbers, didn't get a single offer from an FBS school.

 

I agree that getting Kade Warner as a walk-on is a steal.  I just find it odd that nobody recruited him.  I mean, any coaching staff can miss a particular player.  But every school missing and/or opting not to recruit him?  Seems odd.

 

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 04:15 PM

Hudl has him 6'2", 205, 4.51.  He runs good routes, understands body position & has good hands.  I can see him gaining 20 lbs. and playing TE.


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Posted 20 February 2017 - 05:43 AM

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 09:47 AM

This is a great get for Nebraska for several reasons.

1) he has a very high football IQ and is highly advanced in his knowledge of the game and routes with his dad's training. He gets the pro offense and has the advantage of catching passes from an NFL QB whenever he wants.

2) he is a high character kid who will sacrifice for the team, be a leader, make great grades, do everything that is asked of him, and go above and beyond with his work ethic. He is a Rex Burkhead type of character.

3) he has really good hands, a great feel for the field, runs good routes, and seems to hold up well to contact. hudl says he already squats 425 and benches 245, which are great numbers for an 18yr old. He also has some size we failed to get in our scholarship class at WR.

The only knock I see on this kid is he seems to be a bit slow and takes a minute after he starts running to get into his speed. That could be why schools didn't offer. His Hudl says 4.5 but he looks much slower. If he could grow an inch or two and get up to 240ish while keeping the speed he has he would be a solid tight end prospect. If he can make some speed and agility gains in our S&C program, he might turn out to be a really solid WR as well.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:16 AM

This is a great get for Nebraska for several reasons.

1) he has a very high football IQ and is highly advanced in his knowledge of the game and routes with his dad's training. He gets the pro offense and has the advantage of catching passes from an NFL QB whenever he wants.

2) he is a high character kid who will sacrifice for the team, be a leader, make great grades, do everything that is asked of him, and go above and beyond with his work ethic. He is a Rex Burkhead type of character.

3) he has really good hands, a great feel for the field, runs good routes, and seems to hold up well to contact. hudl says he already squats 425 and benches 245, which are great numbers for an 18yr old. He also has some size we failed to get in our scholarship class at WR.

The only knock I see on this kid is he seems to be a bit slow and takes a minute after he starts running to get into his speed. That could be why schools didn't offer. His Hudl says 4.5 but he looks much slower. If he could grow an inch or two and get up to 240ish while keeping the speed he has he would be a solid tight end prospect. If he can make some speed and agility gains in our S&C program, he might turn out to be a really solid WR as well.

I'm very interested in seeing what this kid can do over time in the program.  However, isn't a lot of your post speculation?  Sure...chances are a kid of an NFL QB is going to have a high football IQ and be highly advanced in the knowledge of the game.  But, that's not a guarantee.  


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:41 AM

 

This is a great get for Nebraska for several reasons.

1) he has a very high football IQ and is highly advanced in his knowledge of the game and routes with his dad's training. He gets the pro offense and has the advantage of catching passes from an NFL QB whenever he wants.

2) he is a high character kid who will sacrifice for the team, be a leader, make great grades, do everything that is asked of him, and go above and beyond with his work ethic. He is a Rex Burkhead type of character.

3) he has really good hands, a great feel for the field, runs good routes, and seems to hold up well to contact. hudl says he already squats 425 and benches 245, which are great numbers for an 18yr old. He also has some size we failed to get in our scholarship class at WR.

The only knock I see on this kid is he seems to be a bit slow and takes a minute after he starts running to get into his speed. That could be why schools didn't offer. His Hudl says 4.5 but he looks much slower. If he could grow an inch or two and get up to 240ish while keeping the speed he has he would be a solid tight end prospect. If he can make some speed and agility gains in our S&C program, he might turn out to be a really solid WR as well.

I'm very interested in seeing what this kid can do over time in the program.  However, isn't a lot of your post speculation?  Sure...chances are a kid of an NFL QB is going to have a high football IQ and be highly advanced in the knowledge of the game.  But, that's not a guarantee.  

 

 

GKF - please wait until players are done with senior season before discussing because we don't like speculation on a message board.


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 11:52 AM

Remove pure speculation and 50 percent of the posts on this board would disappear.
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Posted 21 February 2017 - 12:43 PM

Oh calm down.  My post was basically implying that I would be interested in if she has read something that indicates what she says or not.


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:07 PM

Oh calm down.  My post was basically implying that I would be interested in if she has read something that indicates what she says or not.

Jeez Buster....come on don't question or have worries about a player coming to play for the Huskers.





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