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    Sam Richardson

    This Q is for anyone who follows recruiting closely. I see he is a 3 star CB who is a little undersized (5'8). Is he suppose to be someone like Reeves where he has a lot of talent and would probably play at a school like A&M (or any other school in the big 12 with a good tradition) if he were just a few inches taller? I'm always excited to see us get a 3 star or higher DB (even though I know recruiting rankings don't mean jack ***** a lot of the time)



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Talent, speed, and a 40-inch verticle (IIRC).

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    http://galvestondailynews.com/story/171550

    It helps Richardson’s vertical is probably somewhere around 40 inches. He can dunk a basketball.

    Richardson also impacts the game other places. He’s blocked a jaw-dropping 17 kicks. His speed, footwork and size make him an elusive kick returner with five touchdowns.


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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by jman83 View Post
    This Q is for anyone who follows recruiting closely. I see he is a 3 star CB who is a little undersized (5'8). Is he suppose to be someone like Reeves where he has a lot of talent and would probably play at a school like A&M (or any other school in the big 12 with a good tradition) if he were just a few inches taller? I'm always excited to see us get a 3 star or higher DB (even though I know recruiting rankings don't mean jack ***** a lot of the time)
    Yes, and if you can get a chance check out his highlight video. He has great leaping ability that trumps his height. Without seeing him, I would say similar to Reeves with a little more ups. Just the kind of guy ISU needs and will need to get.


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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Nice. I think we'll be fine at the CB position if we keep recruiting like we have with guys like Benton and Reeves and now this guy



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V3E1v6LEw0&feature=related]YouTube - Clear Springs High School Football- Sam Richardson[/ame]



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by jman83 View Post
    This Q is for anyone who follows recruiting closely. I see he is a 3 star CB who is a little undersized (5'8). Is he suppose to be someone like Reeves where he has a lot of talent and would probably play at a school like A&M (or any other school in the big 12 with a good tradition) if he were just a few inches taller? I'm always excited to see us get a 3 star or higher DB (even though I know recruiting rankings don't mean jack ***** a lot of the time)
    I cannot bring myself to answer a QUESTION when the OP refers to it as a "Q"



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    I think he is a legit 3 star guy. Probably a 4 if he is 5'10. Could be very similar to Reeves.


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    Re: Sam Richardson

    I think hes a 2 star.. probably just because of size.. runs a 4.4 and is obviously talented and a good jumper. Don't get why he's not a 3 though



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Scout has him as a 3 star. Not sure about rivals



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by isugcs View Post
    I cannot bring myself to answer a QUESTION when the OP refers to it as a "Q"
    Its okay because plenty of others did



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    I'm confused...

    Which Iowa State commit are we talking about? Are we talking about Sam Richardson - Yahoo! Sports or are we talking about Sam Richardson - Yahoo! Sports?




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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by jman83 View Post
    This Q is for anyone who follows recruiting closely. I see he is a 3 star CB who is a little undersized (5'8). Is he suppose to be someone like Reeves where he has a lot of talent and would probably play at a school like A&M (or any other school in the big 12 with a good tradition) if he were just a few inches taller? I'm always excited to see us get a 3 star or higher DB (even though I know recruiting rankings don't mean jack ***** a lot of the time)
    Therefore

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    Therefore
    Swing and a miss.




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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Swing and a miss.
    How so?



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    Re: Sam Richardson

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    I'm confused...

    Which Iowa State commit are we talking about? Are we talking about Sam Richardson - Yahoo! Sports or are we talking about Sam Richardson - Yahoo! Sports?
    I know it's tough to see but a Q is slightly different than a C



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