RECRUITING: Iowa State earns commitment from former LSU CB Ryan Robinson Jr.

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Verdon, Purchase, Freyler, Cooper, Surges, Patton, Williams, and Robinson!
Has to be one of the best secondary’s in the league.
 
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Don't forget LSU can pay players (including walk-ons) well more than what a scholarship is worth.
Really hope they fix this with roster size limits, including walk-ons. It's crappy but how else do you prevent a team like LSU from just paying their walk-ons the price of tuition plus x amount as NIL? Teams would end up hoarding players that would otherwise play at other schools.
 
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Really hope they fix this with roster size limits, including walk-ons. It's crappy but how else do you prevent a team like LSU from just paying their walk-ons the price of tuition plus x amount as NIL? Teams would end up hoarding players that would otherwise play at other schools.
Problem is all the fixing ( through the courts and such) actually causes the problems.
 

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Don't forget LSU can pay players (including walk-ons) well more than what a scholarship is worth.

Yeah, scholarship limits don't exist for places with large NIL budgets. I know everyone told me I was wrong last year but it's happening. If those teams are at 85 and want a guy, that's not stopping them. An in state guy getting reimbursed for tuition is peanuts to them.
 

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Yeah, scholarship limits don't exist for places with large NIL budgets. I know everyone told me I was wrong last year but it's happening. If those teams are at 85 and want a guy, that's not stopping them. An in state guy getting reimbursed for tuition is peanuts to them.
As soon as NIL became legal, I knew that was going happen. If you have money to spend, it's just a logical move.
 

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Good add, but to anyone thinking we have an immediate starter here, remember this guy barely saw snaps on a bad LSU defense. He's great depth for this year and hopefully a starter in the future as he develops.
 
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Good add, but to anyone thinking we have an immediate starter here, remember this guy barely saw snaps on a bad LSU defense. He's great depth for this year and hopefully a starter in the future as he develops.

Do you know of anyone thinking that he’s an immediate starter?
 

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Agree. Would also be interesting to know—how many from his impressive HS offer list circled back to sign him now?
For curiosity sake or for validation of his skillset? I imagine he's raw and needs to be more physical but that's normal for his age. If Campbell used the last scholarship on him I imagine he has value to offer.
 
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For curiosity sake or for validation of his skillset? I imagine he's raw and needs to be more physical but that's normal for his age. If Campbell used the last scholarship on him I imagine he has value to offer.
Simply curiosity. So many big programs were after him out of HS, just wondered how much competition CMC had this time around.
 

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Nothing wrong with being optimistic that Robinson can play significant snaps. But the staff mentioned this winter cornerback depth is a position of need. Recruiting is a #'s game and roster composition is a #'s game. The Clones had 4 db's transfer out, so adding a couple db's makes sense.

Quick guys are nice to have for special teams at a minimum.
 
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Yeah. CB#1. He beat everyone out without setting foot on campus.
If the only information I had to go on was the last time we saw the team play in Memphis, I'd think most people could show up and immediately be CB1.