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    RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Interesting that they are recruiting him as a Will linebacker instead of a defensive end. Could be an excellent get. I'll name-drop 'Matt Blair' here...




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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    He's listed at 6'4 205. That isn't even close to DE size. Looking at the SEC, most DE's are at 250-280. Unless the coaching staff thinks this kid can pack on 50-80 lbs. on his frame and still be quick I don't see it happening. Its probably more likely hee can pack on another 20 lbs of muscle and be a beast at the LB position.


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Like this position for him and think he can excel at it. Hope we land him, also really like his GPA congrats to him!!



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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    I really hope he chooses the Cyclones. Even though it won't be the same position, it would help lessen the sting of losing Suttles in my opinion



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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    This would be a great match.


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    He seems to be enamored with the Wake Forest education, but that really depends on his field. I suspect that most of their academic reputation is related to graduate programs. They seem to have plenty of room for schlocky academics at the undergraduate level.

    Also, why on earth would anyone want to go to the school with perhaps the worst nickname ever: Demon Deacons which could be rendered "servants of demons."



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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by temperflare View Post
    He's listed at 6'4 205. That isn't even close to DE size. Looking at the SEC, most DE's are at 250-280. Unless the coaching staff thinks this kid can pack on 50-80 lbs. on his frame and still be quick I don't see it happening. Its probably more likely hee can pack on another 20 lbs of muscle and be a beast at the LB position.
    You don't have to be 280 to compete in the Big 12. Willie Scott's pretty effective and he's significantly shorter than this kid.


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    He seems to be enamored with the Wake Forest education, but that really depends on his field. I suspect that most of their academic reputation is related to graduate programs. They seem to have plenty of room for schlocky academics at the undergraduate level.

    Also, why on earth would anyone want to go to the school with perhaps the worst nickname ever: Demon Deacons which could be rendered "servants of demons."
    We really wondered that in seminary. It really seems to be problematic.


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    He seems to be enamored with the Wake Forest education, but that really depends on his field. I suspect that most of their academic reputation is related to graduate programs. They seem to have plenty of room for schlocky academics at the undergraduate level.

    Also, why on earth would anyone want to go to the school with perhaps the worst nickname ever: Demon Deacons which could be rendered "servants of demons."
    1. I've never heard the word "schlocky" before. Interesting.

    2. What does he want to major in?



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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    1. I've never heard the word "schlocky" before. Interesting.

    2. What does he want to major in?
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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    1. I've never heard the word "schlocky" before. Interesting.

    2. What does he want to major in?


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    We are competing with Wake Forest for recruits?!?! Makes me want to fake cry.
    Wake Forest is a glorified convent that has a few males at it also.
    I heard they are not allowed to dance there.



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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    You don't have to be 280 to compete in the Big 12. Willie Scott's pretty effective and he's significantly shorter than this kid.
    Willie Scott is fairly effective, but if you look across college football the teams that seem to be most successful with a pass rush are doing so with players who are around 6'4 250-280. Of course, that isn't the "rule", but the success shouldn't be ignored. Maybe I'm asking for too much at this juncture. We are not there yet.

    I suppose my question revolves around this kid's ability to pack on 50 lbs and be effective. I'd just assume he pack on 25-30 lbs. and be a beast at LB. Or, maybe a 3rd down LB to cover a TE.


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    Re: RECRUITING: ISU, Wake going down to the wire for LB Justin Madison

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Also, why on earth would anyone want to go to the school with perhaps the worst nickname ever: Demon Deacons which could be rendered "servants of demons."
    I love the nickname



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