Tidbit: Young LB turning heads on scout team

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

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    I'll write about this more later in the week but thought I would throw it out to you all to discuss today. I probably interviewed 10 players/coaches yesterday and one name was brought up to me twice, by Wally Burnham and Jeremiah George. I wasn't even fishing for it.

    Both men raved about Brian Mills.

    Again, I'll give quotes and what not here in the next few days but wanted to throw it out there. It sounds like Mills is a guy who could play next season if he has to.
     
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    That can't be. He was just a 2* prospect with no other BCS offers. :jimlad:
     
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    What the heck is a Brian Mills?
     
  4. Rabbuk

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    pump the brakes homie, till we see him on the field.
     
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    Doesn't understand :jimlad:???
     
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    Also, what are you hearing about Alton Meeks?
     
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    Interesting, hope Meeks is looking good too!
     
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    Candidate to take Broomfield's spot it appears. About the same size.
     
  9. mt85

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    Quit it. The startards can't handle stuff like that.
     
  10. CloneIce

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    #10 CloneIce, Nov 26, 2013
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    Has he grown into real LB size or is he more of a nickelback? If I recall he was listed at around 190 lbs. when we were recruiting him last year.

    Lots of playing time available at LB, it would be good to see some of the young players step up. Very concerning that none of the RS FR were able to crack the LB rotation this year (edit, other than Knott), given our deficiencies at the position and Knott's injury. Hopefully a couple of the guys redshirting this year like Mills will give us some good snaps next year.
     
  11. ChrisMWilliams

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    I talked to Wally about Meeks too. Working on a Levi Peters column. The other young LB's will come later today or tomorrow.
     
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    oh, this is going to be good
     
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    Depth at linebacker? Is that allowed?
     
  14. UNIGuy4Cy

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    I wouldnt discount Justin Madison, I have heard some good things about him.
     
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    :biglaugh:
     
  16. BigLame

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    Might turn into a short novel?
     
  17. NickTheGreat

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    Interesting. I always enjoy watching the LB's and we've had some pretty darn good ones, especially these last few years.
     
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    I hope Webster is a fast learner at LB too. The kid has serious speed.
     
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    I'll take good news about the future of our linebacker group any day. Thanks for info, CW.
     
  20. Frak

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    I think that Mills was recruited to take over the SAM spot after Brackens graduates. Although in the current class, I think that Northrup is going to play the same spot and should give him a run.
     

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