Clayton Custer

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  1. CarlHungus

    CarlHungus Well-Known Member

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    I feel like this guy needs more attention on this board since he is the only one who has committed in the 2014 class so far. I can't wait to see this guy play for us (hopefully alongside with Vaughn and Cunningham)
     
  2. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    Well this is nice.

    I, too, am extremely excited to get Custer to Ames. Got to love a kid who commits early and sticks with it.
     
  3. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

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    My prediction is that Custer's ceiling is solid starter, his floor solid backup, which depending on his development and who else we have at PG year to year. Either way, gotta like having that for the next 4 years.
     
  4. BallSoHard4Cy

    BallSoHard4Cy Well-Known Member

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    and YOU get a thread! and YOU get a thread! EVERYONE gets a thread!
     
  5. CYme

    CYme Well-Known Member

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    Will you make one for me?:jimlad:
     
  6. Wesley

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    Break out the avatars.
     
  7. Cincyclone

    Cincyclone Well-Known Member

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    I have a hunch Custer will be one of those guys other fan bases despise and will say, "how hasn't he graduated yet". Color me excited for some Custer!
     
  8. DurangoCy

    DurangoCy Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, I have a hunch he's going to be hard to keep off the floor, because of how he'll run the offense. I can't wait for the next few years regardless.
     
  9. LostinIowaCity

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    I see Custer as having a Ejim-like role for the team. Clearly they play very different positions, but Ejim makes the team work. If we don't have a guy that can guard someone a lot bigger than him, we're a much worse team last year. If Ejim doesn't lead the Big 12 in rebounding, we're a much worse team last year.

    Custer will find ways to make everyone around him better. Maybe it's by being a lock-down defender, extra ball-handler on the floor, making the right pass, or creating his own shot. Whatever it is, I can really see him as a guy that pulls the team together. I'm not expecting this as a freshman or sophomore, but as an upperclassman I can really see him being a glue guy for the team.
     
  10. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

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    Plus he's white. White dudes seem to have a leg up on be labeled fan favorite or most despised.
     
  11. CycloneWanderer

    CycloneWanderer Well-Known Member

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    I agree, the only question is will he be the next Thug life? Thug-lite, if you will.
     
  12. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    He could be our version of Aaron Craft :shocked:
     
  13. Dingus

    Dingus Well-Known Member

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    I almost did that but but couldn't bring myself to. White guys are always only ever compared to other white guys.
     
  14. NorthCyd

    NorthCyd Well-Known Member

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    Scrappy? Gym rat? Deceptively athletic?
     
  15. cyclonenation5

    cyclonenation5 Well-Known Member

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    High motor guy.
     
  16. Cincyclone

    Cincyclone Well-Known Member

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    Very quick first step and a smooth athlete. Love his elevation into his midrange shot. Standstill jumper could have a quicker release, but 4 years with Fred will do wonders for that. Very excited to see Clayton in cardinal and gold!!
     
  17. kentkel

    kentkel Well-Known Member

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    I've had mine for A LONG time now. My nephew goes to Blue Vally NW High School and is good friends with Clayton. Can't wait to see CC in a Cyclone uniform!
     
  18. ripvdub

    ripvdub Well-Known Member

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    Does "Wes Welker-type" work in basketball too?
     
  19. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Gym rat is the phrase you're looking for.
     

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