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    Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Hearing that if he performs well at camp this Friday, he may get an offer from the coaches. Super fast.
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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    5'9"? nope



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Heard he ran the fastest time at the Michigan camp, obviously turning a lot of coaches heads. He is a little short but if he can beef up some he could make a great special teams player/wide receiver (similiar to Jarvis West) with the type of speed he has.



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    I'm all for offering Uncle Rico! He can throw a football over those mountains, and now can apparently run and catch it on the other side.


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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    5'9"? nope
    Not tall enough to play college football says Darren Sproles (5'6" - 190 lbs)



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by SwirlingFloater View Post
    Not tall enough to play college football says Darren Sproles (5'6" - 190 lbs)
    Or be successful at Iowa State says J.J. Moses (5'6")



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by isuforlife View Post
    5'9"? nope
    Maybe you should watch him play first before you express such a negative attitude.

    Rico Gafford - Highlight Videos, Schedule & Roster - Hudl



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan32 View Post
    Or be successful at Iowa State says J.J. Moses (5'6")
    Or screw in a lightbulb. Am I doing this right?



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    There's a lot of slots on the roster, nothing wrong with picking up a guy that's "too short" when he brings something to the table the other guys can't. His speed would be nice.



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    How fast is "super fast"? Is that like being a "super friend"?

    Or, are we talking Superman versus the Flash here...?




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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Ran a 4.41 at Jr/Sr day in June. I know the guy he's been training with and he thinks he can run a 4.3 something. There's a spot on most teams for a guy who can run a 4.3.



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by dtlantz View Post
    Or screw in a lightbulb. Am I doing this right?
    Yes, you're doing this right says 8th overall pick Tavon Austin (5'9").



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Take a look at the WRs in our last class, and Lazard who is committed in this class. They are taller, outside WRs. We could use a couple slot types in this class, who are usually shorter, quicker types. Not sure if this is the guy but I bet we land a couple shorter slots (well not as short as Jarvis West though).



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Elbows are too pointy.



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    Re: Rico Gafford '14 DB/WR

    Quote Originally Posted by TigerCyJM View Post
    Ran a 4.41 at Jr/Sr day in June. I know the guy he's been training with and he thinks he can run a 4.3 something. There's a spot on most teams for a guy who can run a 4.3.
    Apparently, though, speed isn't everything--or he would have been offered then.




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