Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 35
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 44,187, Level: 64
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 63
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,514
    Points
    44,187
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 1

    Under Recruiting Positions

    Assuming they sign with this years class, we will have 6 scholarship QB's and 7 scholarship RB's for the 2012 roster. By my count, we only have 4 true DB's on the roster next year (Lynn, Reeves, Thomas, and Cotton). Only Reeves has even played a snap. We also will only have 4 interior lineman on scholarship (Simon, McDonough, Pompey, and Woods). So unless some major developments happen, our defense is going to have to play injury free next year and develop some talent very quickly. I could see Knott and Klein having about 400 tackles between the two of them next year because of these weaknesses on the team.

    DISCLAIMER: I know the staff is aware of this and I know that DL are the hardest to recruit but I don't understand the rationale of having so many guys on scholarship when its obvious the team has major needs. I don't think bringing in a ton of JUCO guys is going to help this situation either.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 101,877, Level: 99
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,173
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    Senolcyc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,206
    Points
    101,877
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 25

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Quote Originally Posted by arganbright2 View Post
    By my count, we only have 4 true DB's on the roster next year (Lynn, Reeves, Thomas, and Cotton).

    Washington? Watson? Broomfield? Richardson? Brackens?



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 354,130, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 33.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    bawbie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    20,413
    Points
    354,130
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,908
    Given: 3,133

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    I think you are missing a few guys.

    Brandon Jenson and Clayton Laing are playing this year and will be back next year as interior linemen. In fact, interior DL should be one of our deepest positions next year. There are 6 guys on the depth chart who have all played this year, and 5 of them will be back. Then we can add in Pompey and Jon Casper, if his switch works out.

    I think your disclaimer should state that you don't know the roster very well.


    Last edited by bawbie; 10-11-2011 at 10:36 AM.

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 63,505, Level: 78
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,345
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BigLame's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Western IA
    Posts
    2,912
    Points
    63,505
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 196
    Given: 354

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Cleyon Laing (RJr) & Brandon Jensen (RFr) are there on the DL now & next year.
    Jansen Watsen & Sam Richardson are there @ CB
    Washington, Givens, Broomfield, Brackens, Morgan there for S & hybrid S/LB
    Miller & George in the fold for LB. Morgan & Mattison may be by then, too.
    1 or 2 solid JuCos could really solidify, but staff appears pleased with depth versus couple years ago, & this is still an area of emphasis to improve upon. Current recruiting class looking pretty solid, too.


    “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times”-Bruce Lee

    4 Point Plan

    1. Start Up 2. Cash In 3. Sell Out 4. Bro Down

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 95,838, Level: 96
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,212
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Frak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Dow City, IA
    Posts
    5,837
    Points
    95,838
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 213
    Given: 111

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    I'm not following your math. QB's: Jantz, Barnett, Richardson and Rohach. I guess you could say 5 if you count Tiller, but I'm betting they move him to WR IF he's still around.

    DB's: Reeves, Washington, Lynn, Richardson, Brackens, Cotton, Thomas, Watson. I'm guessing that the younger Knott and the Rogers kid from IC are both DBs. Still think that they could use a JUCO CB, but the situation isn't terrible.

    Interior DLs: Laing, McDonough, Simon, Pompey, Woods, Jensen. That's a nice rotation with the possibility of Kron and Meyers moving inside down the line...not to mention Bevins.

    Edit: Forgot about Givens and Broomfield.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 37,288, Level: 59
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 562
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    2,481
    Points
    37,288
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 122
    Given: 227

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    oops someone missed half of our players in the analysis.



  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 182,388, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    13,047
    Points
    182,388
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 241
    Given: 1,024

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    Interior DLs: Laing, McDonough, Simon, Pompey, Woods, Jensen. That's a nice rotation with the possibility of Kron and Meyers moving inside down the line...not to mention Bevins.

    Edit: Forgot about Givens and Broomfield.
    What do you mean, "possibility"? Meyers was recruited as a DT.




    "Cyclones on the run!"

    -John Walters


  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 96,167, Level: 96
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 883
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CloneFan4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Pants Party
    Posts
    1,783
    Points
    96,167
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 55

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    You're missing Rosie Maggitt. Will be a senior next year or Junior if he gets the medical redshirt.


    ***OP of the Largest Thread on CF***

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 101,877, Level: 99
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,173
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    Senolcyc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,206
    Points
    101,877
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 25

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedcyclone View Post
    oops someone missed half of our players in the analysis.


    Other than that, it was a very intelligent post.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 44,187, Level: 64
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 63
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,514
    Points
    44,187
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 1

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Edit: I did miss Laing because he was put as a DE on cyclones.com. I was referring to interior defensive lineman and cornerbacks, not Defensive Ends and safeties. We have plenty of guys that can play safety (Givens, Washington, etc.) It was also my understanding that Brandon Jensen is not on scholarship. That still doesn't take away from my point. It doesn't make any sense to have 13 guys on scholarship competing for 2 positions and 9-10 guys on scholarship competing for the four positions that I mentioned.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 21,146, Level: 44
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 504
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    flander1649's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    1,627
    Points
    21,146
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 18
    Given: 59

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Also A. Young may be back at corner next year too if he takes a medical redshirt this year.


    Kyle S. Flander

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 101,877, Level: 99
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 1,173
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranCreated Album pictures
    Senolcyc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    3,206
    Points
    101,877
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 25

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Quote Originally Posted by arganbright2 View Post
    Edit: I did miss Laing because he was put as a DE on cyclones.com. I was referring to interior defensive lineman and cornerbacks, not Defensive Ends and safeties. We have plenty of guys that can play safety (Givens, Washington, etc.) It was also my understanding that Brandon Jensen is not on scholarship. That still doesn't take away from my point. It doesn't make any sense to have 13 guys on scholarship competing for 2 positions and 9-10 guys on scholarship competing for the four positions that I mentioned.


    Is a safety not a DB (defensive back)?



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 42,856, Level: 63
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 94
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience PointsYour first Group

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    SW Iowa
    Posts
    2,270
    Points
    42,856
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 81
    Given: 63

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    next year non-freshmen DT are laing, mcdonough, Simon, pompey, woods, jensen and caspers

    that's enough



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 69,561, Level: 81
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 189
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Adventureland
    Posts
    5,170
    Points
    69,561
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 305
    Given: 0

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Could also have something to do with the fact that QB and RB are typically the best two athletes on a HS team. They can be used at other positions.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 218,433, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    CyDude16's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Heads in the sky
    Posts
    10,275
    Points
    218,433
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 581
    Given: 1,705

    Re: Under Recruiting Positions

    Fail to the OP.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM