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3-Star Georgia DBs Tavian Mayo and Jamel Starks

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by All 'N' 011808, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. Red Reign

    Red Reign Husker Immortal 10 Year Member

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    Lot of things maybe funny but it doesn't always make them right. However, you already know that I have no doubt.
     
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  2. IUhusker

    IUhusker Recruit 5 Year Member

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    We have Farmer, Newsome, and Wright so far, who I think are all projected as safeties. Do we have any other CB options?
     
  3. All 'N' 011808

    All 'N' 011808 Former Walk-on 2 Year Member

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    Noa Pola-Gates is an option who once looked like a long shot. Nebraska is right in it with Arizona State to get his commitment.
     
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  4. CornhuskerinWI

    CornhuskerinWI Recruit

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    CB Nehemiah Pritchett is visiting in January, I believe. Auburn commit.
     
  5. Atlanta Husker

    Atlanta Husker Atlanta Husker

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    Nebraska is swinging and missing a lot on cornerbacks.
     
  6. All 'N' 011808

    All 'N' 011808 Former Walk-on 2 Year Member

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    Also, JUCO Tony Wallace from Independence CC...he visited on December 1; he also went to Minnesota last weekend and is going to TCU this weekend.
     
  7. N2FL

    N2FL Varsity 10 Year Member

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    Nebraska hasn't cooled. I like Starks more than Mayo, even though he is less of a 'sure thing' than has been assumed since summer.

    Nebraska could use Noa Pola-Gates, Jamel Starks and Tony Wallace to finish off their DB class. I'll be interested to see if Nebraska can get Auburn commit Nehemiah Pritchett to bypass signing on the 19th and getting him to visit in January. He's a guy I'd take even if they go 3-for-3 with the guys above.
     
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  8. Native

    Native ToungeInCheek since 2010 5 Year Member

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    You have him rated that high or you never pass on a kid named Nehemiah?
    The latter is my rule. Take every Nehemiah available. Always.
     
  9. N2FL

    N2FL Varsity 10 Year Member

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    I think Newsome gets a look at corner. The other two could grow into OLB's, so getting at least three more true, long term DB's (particularly CB's) is important.
     
  10. 36Blast

    36Blast Slow Blinker 2 Year Member

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    Thanks for the clarification and insight
     
  11. N2FL

    N2FL Varsity 10 Year Member

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    Besides the obvious must-take name, yeah I like his game a lot.

    He's 6-1 with long arms and has the frame to carry 200, easy. Has considerable experience at both cornerback and safety at the high school level, so he'd be a versatile piece. Auburn DC Kevin Steele and DB coaches Greg Brown and Marcus Woodson fell in love with him after his camp performance in the summer. He performed really well and also ran a 4.38. He was offered that day and shot up their board.
     
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  12. N2FL

    N2FL Varsity 10 Year Member

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    And yeah, also because he's a corner. Nebraska is still in the process of building that room and a versatile guy like Pritchett would be big. Plus like Mike Riley said, good corners are like gold. Dude's right about that. Really good linemen and DB's are so valuable. I'd take extra guys at those positions normally, but when you are thin at that spot and still building, you definitely take a talent like Pritchett.
     
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  13. AzHusker

    AzHusker All Legend 10 Year Member

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    Yep. Desire to excell, no fear of failure here, too.
     
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  14. N2FL

    N2FL Varsity 10 Year Member

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    Jamel Starks won't sign until February
     
  15. Keefover

    Keefover Lurker with posting privilege 2 Year Member

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    Could only assume that would increase our chances of getting him yeah?
     
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