Recruiting Update Thread

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  1. muckdawg24

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    Any news on if we've lost any commits?
     
  2. muckdawg24

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    I've only read reaffirmed commits, but none lost, any updates, post here!
     
  3. JagKnight5

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    We've lost two. TE Nigel Kilby and ATH Avery Thornton
     
  4. Miltonian

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    Yes, we lost Avery Thornton (CB who was very raw, probably had upside but film was nothing special), lost TE Nigel Kilby (was 6'7", thats the only good thing about him though, extremely slow, probably wouldve been okay at best).

    Most likely going to lose Katerian Legrone (WR/TE, only 6'3, small for TE, not very fast but played WR some in HS, didnt really see him playing much)

    Word from the rest of recruits is they like the coach and are very happy with him.

    Only people i see leaving beyond this are Madourie (Juco DE) and maybe 1 or 2 of the lower rated ones. All of our top recruits seem locked in and happy with the coaches, especially shannon.
     
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  6. hemightbejeremy

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    Any word on Eriq Gilyard?
     
  7. Poolside Knight

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    think Randy Shannon might flip a USF commit or 2
     
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  8. scottb411

    scottb411 Four-Star Recruit
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    He is still with UCF after speaking to our new coaches:
     
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  9. UCFloridaTech

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    It's probably because Frost is now calling Nebraska "This Place" and recruits think he's still referring to UCF.
     
  10. Miltonian

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    Hes solid, loves shannon
     
  11. muckdawg24

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    Looks like Eliajh Jones recommitted per Twitter
     
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    Looks like we’ll be getting more south FL recruits. We just need a coach that can keep the Georgia pipeline open.
     
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    Justin Mcgriff just visited Nebraska, Bass CBed him there but he still is going to go on an OV to UCF next weekend(15th)
     
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    That’s whatsup! #goknights
     
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    DW best move was hiring a P5 guy...which is did. Recruits want to know that the HC has P5 background....it adds power to the program. And UCF is virtually a P5 program as it is now.
     
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    Interesting, that RS was his recruiter at UF.
     
  19. Stormthecourt?

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    Looks like Ladarius Jefferson officially picked MSU over UCF
     
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    Yeah doesn't matter one bit. Was going to be 3 years at least before he saw field.
     
  21. Poolside Knight

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    May have to offer a few JUCO guys this cycle. I'm sure Heupel was scouting a few being closer to the bigger JUCO programs.
     
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    scottb411 Four-Star Recruit
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    Would be a great pickup with Jordan Akins graduating and no TE recruits so far for 2018.
     
  24. BlakNGoldAllDay

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    We had 3 I think. All decommited. Colubiale leaving too.
     
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    So... what’s the summary? How are we doing overall? Have we lost a lot of recruits?

    It’s nice to see that Heupel is pounding the pavement and personally handing out offers. That’s impressive, but he was really dealt a crappy hand with assistants. I really feel bad for the guy and Knight nation needs to rally behind him

    He’s OUR savior right now!
     
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    I'm assuming his coaches will start coming after Bowl games.
     
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  27. Poolside Knight

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    it's hard to gauge when we don't have a full staff yet. no more announcements is a bit concerning, right now UCF only has a staff of 3 coaches
     
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    Remember when firmbizzle was worried we had too many tight end offers?
     
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  29. BlakNGoldAllDay

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    Be careful what you wish for. He may want Mikesi in his section someday and may end up being on the wrong side of the wall he wants built.
     
  30. knight_tracker

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    We need to get a tight end with good hands. TE maybe one of our biggest needs. Heupel likes throwing to tight ends in his system. :sunglasses:
     
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    The wall just got a foot taller. :sunglasses:
     
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    False, we have Bellamy as well for this year, plays both TE and defense, Hescock the transfer from Wisc. and then Roberson from 2017 class.
     
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    How can we forget Hescock? Hescock is huge.
     
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    :joy::joy::joy::joy::joy:
     
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    It's not so much his size as it is how he moves that girth.
     
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  36. BlakNGoldAllDay

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    That's what my wife told. Not sure when she became a football expert though.
     
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    UCF claims he's upper 6', but his ex-coach from wisc says he's more like 5'. Hescock says it's because it's cold in Wisconsin.
     
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    If Hescock is huge in the cold in Wisconsin, Hescock is HUGE!
     
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  40. JagKnight5

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    Justin McGriff and Nickolos Madourie both announced on twitter today they are de-commiting
     

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