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chinese58
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247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early

Lorenzo Carter 6'5" 232 Norcross, GA

In a premium article on 247's Alabama site (BOL), he answered their writer's question about what he thought about Nick Saban's 14 first round draft picks with a typical "That's Amazing/Crazy/Unreal and they have a great program" answer. (Can't be specific because of the premium verbatim rules)

Then he followed that up with an unsolicited (paraphrasing):
I’m most impressed with the early DE selections of Mingo & the names of the ends that went #3 & #5.

Hope Les has either Chief or Brick Haley at his high school tomorrow talking about Keke and the other five LSU defenders (Reid, Minter, Logan, Mathieu, Montgomery) that went in three!




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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
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Hope Les has either Chief or Brick Haley at his high school tomorrow talking about Keke and the other five LSU defenders (Reid, Minter, Logan, Mathieu, Montgomery) that went in three!


I agree with you on this. Go get em Les and company.


chinese58
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
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Go get em Les and company.


Strike while the iron is hot!


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Captain Crown
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
Great stuff as always


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memphstigers23
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
We've missed ya around here bud :|


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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
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@ESPNStatsInfo LSU had 6 defensive players drafted, the most by any school in the 1st 3 rounds in a single draft.
Who wouldn't want to play for that defense?!



kevlanmei
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
Yep, it is all about the different defensive philosophies between Bama's 3-4 scheme and LSU's 4-3. LSU allows our D-Linemen the freedom to make plays (and develop as a playmaker). Bama's D-Linemen are pretty much there to occupy opposing O-Linemen so their linebackers can get to the football.

It is obviously a very effective scheme, as Bama has had superb defenses under Saban. But it isn't the best scheme for a singular stud D-Lineman to shine and develop.

And that is the message that LSU coaches should always stress when recruiting a D-Lineman that Bama is also hot after. Bama's scheme is set up to allow linebackers to shine - but at the expense of D-Linemen.


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Cousin
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
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chinese58

quote:

Patrick_Bateman



higgins
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
Would LOVE to land this kid. Seen him play a lot. A buddy of mine is the Norcross Baseball HC. I'm afraid Carter is bama. Really good friends with bama signee, RB Alvin Kamara. But, long way to NSD.


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Datbayoubengal
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
wow, if we offer him, I'll be ecstatic! Watched his tape and he is fast and physical off the line. He will have to bulk up considerably to play DE at Bama unless they are switching him to OLB.
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LSUtigers111
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
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wow, if we offer him, I'll be ecstatic! Watched his tape and he is fast and physical off the line. He will have to bulk up considerably to play DE at Bama unless they are switching him to OLB.



247 says we have offered him


Datbayoubengal
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re: 247Composite #1 WSDE impressed by Mingo & 2 more DE going early
that's what I love to hear. With our DE situation he has the opportunity to compete for the starting role


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