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    Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    I had a chance to talk with Chaffey CC head football coach Carl Leach last week. Here are his thoughts on Iowa State safety commit Durrell Givens.

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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Good stuff. I hope we have another Sims on our hands with him. Nothing against Mike, but I hope Givens can come in and take it to that next level like Sims did.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    The 2 safety's next year will be: Sims and Givens. Givens takes the job easily.


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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    More higher level competition is what we need. Plus, extra, capable bodies is great.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Quote Originally Posted by Swanson10 View Post
    The 2 safety's next year will be: Sims and Givens. Givens takes the job easily.
    Im going to have to agree with you.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    I agree too...I've just learned to hold out on JUCO's though. You just never know. They could be a Sims...they could be a Webster Patrick.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Sims had such an impact on this year's team. Remember last year when teams, even bad ones, would complete something like over 70% of passes against us? Yeah, Sims pretty much ended that.

    Wally and CPR helped too, but Sims and the Smiths really did some work.


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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I agree too...I've just learned to hold out on JUCO's though. You just never know. They could be a Sims...they could be a Webster Patrick.
    Webster Patrick was a high school running back when he signed with us though....wasnt he?

    I think it's safe to expect Givens to be a starter next year



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Webster Patrick was a high school running back when he signed with us though....wasnt he?

    I think it's safe to expect Givens to be a starter next year
    Going by memory here. I believe he went JUCO and "committed again" only to never show up. I remember writing the story for Scout. It was this big debacle. Iowa State's coaches didn't want the info out...his coach told me that Nelson was on campus...just a big fat debacle.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Going by memory here. I believe he went JUCO and "committed again" only to never show up. I remember writing the story for Scout. It was this big debacle. Iowa State's coaches didn't want the info out...his coach told me that Nelson was on campus...just a big fat debacle.
    Oh I see what you are saying.

    Best RB in Iowa State history!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Oh I see what you are saying.

    Best RB in Iowa State history!!
    haha...that entire class...Patrick, Coleman, Thompson, Scales and B-Gunn...wow...no wonder the program had some massive down years as far as running the football goes.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    can't always believe the stars/hype



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Going by memory here. I believe he went JUCO and "committed again" only to never show up. I remember writing the story for Scout. It was this big debacle. Iowa State's coaches didn't want the info out...his coach told me that Nelson was on campus...just a big fat debacle.
    If I recall, WP didn't come close to meeting academic standards either out of hs or Juco.

    On the more positive side, Chris Ash has proven to have a much better handle on recruiting than Mike Nelson or some of the others recruiting west coast jucos for Mac ever did.



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    So we lose a leader in each of our Defensive positions-Lyle (DE), Jesse Smith (LB), James Smith (DB). However, there are some studs coming in on this years class---I'm not even worried about the LB position anymore---we will have alot of young guys competing for playing time but they are talented. LJ, Benton (if he is healthy), Sims, and Givens in the defensive backfield is without a doubt the best secondary we have had in awhile. The DL should be alright if our DT/NG's have a good off season. Parker will take up one DE spot with Moore, Neal, Maggitt, Laing, Nelson, and possibly one more player in the mix---very impressive class overall!!!



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    Re: Football Recruiting: Scouting Report on Durrell Givens

    Givens won't be hear for spring ball, correct?

    I'll be surprised if he steps right in in August and start immediately next year over O'Connell. Safety is a position that needs to know the defense like the back of their hand and how to be in the right position no matter what the offense throws at you. If he backups up Sims and O'connel next year and starts as a Sr I will be very pleased.

    It'd be great if he did come in and start right away. I would just be surprised, given that he is a safety that won't be in for spring ball, he did not have other reported BCS offers, and he was not 1st or 2nd team All Conference in his JC league.



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