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    Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    Welcome back, Wallace! Depth--and more speed--is good!

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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    It will be interesting if he plays much. I still can't see him hitting the field with much frequency considering the amount of practice he's missed and how the freshman have come on.



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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    I will trust that Chizik made the right decision.



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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    I don't think he'll play much right away (IIRC, he has to sit out four days before he suits up in the first place), but I think he'll see the field as the season progresses. Despite how well the newcomers and other returnees are doing, we don't have that much depth--especially using three or four wideout sets. And Wallace has something the other returnees don't--pure speed.



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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    It was nice to see him and get his autograph at the fanfest today. Here's hoping he will contribute in his final year.



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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    I don't think he'll play much right away (IIRC, he has to sit out four days before he suits up in the first place), but I think he'll see the field as the season progresses. Despite how well the newcomers and other returnees are doing, we don't have that much depth--especially using three or four wideout sets. And Wallace has something the other returnees don't--pure speed.
    The problem is, speed doesn't do much if you don't have the strength to break away from a defender. Unless he's gained a lot of weight and strength since I saw him in the spring scrimmage, I'm not too hopeful of him being a major contributor.

    I like being wrong, though.



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    Re: Wallace Franklin Reinstated

    I'll take a receiver who can go get the ball, block, and make great catches over a 'fast guy' anyday.

    I hope Wallace proves us all wrong, but last year he was a bust.



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