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Irish40backer

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Quick glimpse at how we got to this Offensive Line


Recruiting and lack of development.

2015 OL Recruits(2) - Colby Meeks, Salofi Gaoa
Gaoa never panned out and left the team.
Meeks played 4 years and graduated

2016 OL Recruits(2) - Nicho Garcia, Jeffrey Taylor
Nicho Garcia left the team
Jeff Taylor had offseason surgery - fingers crossed he is in shape to play.

2017 OL Recruits(7) - Scott Brooks, Benjamin Knox, Luis Lebron, Tyler Bjorklund, John Blasco Jr., Kieran Firment, Joctavis Phillips.

Nnox and Bjorklund made for servicable JUCO Transfers - Graduated.

Brooks, Lebron, Firment, Phillips, Blasco - seriously underdeveloped and need another full year with a good S&C coach.

In summary:

We are underdeveloped thanks to Ryan Davis.
We lack experience thanks to huge holes in recruiting in 2015, 2016 classes. Those guys would be Seniors or RS Seniors by now.

That leaves us relying heavily upon a walk-on in Barry Wesley, praying for a JuCo or two to pan out, and lastly hoping Jeff Taylor is healthy and strong.

A walk-on, 2 Juco's, 1 Senior, and a Sophmore will be our starting line on Aug 20th. They are going to have some growing pains and some rotation.

On paper, they could be pretty good in 2020 with the development of the 2017/2018 class.

[Post edited by Irish40backer at 07/09/2019 2:47PM]

Posted: 07/09/2019 at 2:45PM



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Quick glimpse at how we got to this Offensive Line -- Irish40backer 07/09/2019 2:45PM
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