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    Blake McClain

    Anyone know if he is being recruited? He gave a soft verbal to Kentucky in June before Philips was fired and is now looking at other options. He and Shawn Curtis seems to be pretty close also.


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    Re: Blake McClain

    Blake McClain - Yahoo! Sports

    Rivals says he had an official visit, so he was obviously interested at one point.



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    Re: Blake McClain

    he took a couple visits after ours. Not sure, might have stopped recruiting him but I obviously have no idea for sure.


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Blake McClain

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post

    Rivals says he had an official visit, so he was obviously interested at one point.
    He was here with Meeks and Curtis and from and interview that I saw with Meeks, he mentioned he was trying to get McClain to come here, also. I know the staff doesn't go around giving official visits to people they don't want.



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    Re: Blake McClain

    So, I did the obvious and asked him on tweeter if ISU is still in the picture. He replied "yessir". This would be another great get!


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    Re: Blake McClain

    Quote Originally Posted by troutslayer View Post
    So, I did the obvious and asked him on tweeter if ISU is still in the picture. He replied "yessir". This would be another great get!
    Nice. I was wondering if the Barnes committment had us cooling on McClain, despite the obvious talent.



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    Re: Blake McClain

    D A Williams, from St. Augustine, is a solid corner (both in pass coverage and run support). Nigel Tribune appears (based on videos) very good on pass coverage, but is a little light to come up for run support. Blake McClain looks solid in both pass coverage and run support. All three of these guys would be good additions IMO.

    PS. Both Jalen Barnes and Kamari Syrie can "bring the wood" from the safety positions. (Recommend watching their senior highlight videos.)



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    Re: Blake McClain

    Winter Park is where Sammys from correct? That can't curt



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    Re: Blake McClain

    Quote Originally Posted by troutslayer View Post
    So, I did the obvious and asked him on tweeter if ISU is still in the picture. He replied "yessir". This would be another great get!
    I like your initiative young man. You'll go places



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    Re: Blake McClain

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    I like your initiative young man. You'll go places

    Yeah, like to the compliance officer. Today's Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Ohio State spends more than $1 million on its athletic compliance staff. The article also has a nice picture of Gene Smith, former ISU AD, in a lovely pink cap.



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    Re: Blake McClain

    He does have a good, solid football name so there is that - we would not have to get him a nickname - and he comes with the stars that we have come to expect.











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    Re: Blake McClain

    It would be awesome if he committed to us, Blake has some real upside to him!!



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    Re: Blake McClain

    I'm sure we cooled on him is because we have 26 commits for this class. I think CPR is basically done.



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    Re: Blake McClain

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneike001 View Post
    I'm sure we cooled on him is because we have 26 commits for this class. I think CPR is basically done.
    Don't think too hard, you might hurt yourself :)
    Besides, how can you turn down those dreamy eyes?


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

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    Re: Blake McClain

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