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    FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Here's the long, interesting story about Quinton Pompey's decision to sign with Iowa State. Enjoy.

    Iowa State Football: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames | Cyclone Fanatic



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Nice write up. Getting these guys in from FL is awesome and it shows that networking/connections are huge.



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Here's the long, interesting story about Quinton Pompey's decision to sign with Iowa State. Enjoy.

    Iowa State Football: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames | Cyclone Fanatic
    Thanks - good story.......great work



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    I think hiring the Burnhams may be CPR's best move so far in his head coaching career.



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by isufan View Post
    I think hiring the Burnhams may be CPR's best move so far in his head coaching career.
    I agree...I have to admit. Hiring Shane seemed to me a little like CPR was almost forced to get Shane to get Wally. I couldn't have been more wrong. Shane has been one our best recruiters and he's got a good reputation as a coach.



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    This article says he weighs 300#. Earlier he was 275-280. He seems like he will get some playing time in the fall.
    Maybe his brother should come to Iowa for 2 years in a JC, and 2 years at ISU, if he pans out??



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by R1975P View Post
    This article says he weighs 300#. Earlier he was 275-280. He seems like he will get some playing time in the fall.
    Maybe his brother should come to Iowa for 2 years in a JC, and 2 years at ISU, if he pans out??
    This was probably thrown around within the recruiting. Not guaranteed but definitely talked about.



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by R1975P View Post
    This article says he weighs 300#. Earlier he was 275-280. He seems like he will get some playing time in the fall.
    Maybe his brother should come to Iowa for 2 years in a JC, and 2 years at ISU, if he pans out??
    Iowa State's press released had him at 300. That's what I went by.



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Nice write-up Chris...



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Nice write-up, Chris.

    I think it bodes well for future recruiting that Shane Burnham, not only a good Florida, but the Defensive Tackles Coach, reeled in a top high school prospect at his own position.

    Now, land a couple more next class, Shane, and we'll really be on a roll!




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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    great! hopefully he qualifies now



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    I'm surprised we were able to land him without offering his brother. I wonder what schools did offer both...




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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    So did Shane sound like qualifying was just a formality now or what? That is kinda how it reads to me.


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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Is there any chance his brother ends up at a JUCO in the area?



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    Re: FOOTBALL RECRUITING: Persistent recruiting & connections led Pompey to Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    I'm surprised we were able to land him without offering his brother. I wonder what schools did offer both...
    The schools who offered both were FCS I believe.



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