stars dont matter to me if we get arguably the best players at their position....guys that are top 10 at their positions are 5 stars in my book at this point in their development.....the rest is a roll of the dice depending on many factors to see if they pan out and keep improving
I don't care that much for ratings but since that is a popular deal and at least quantitative, I will point out that Rivals always starts off with about half the number of 5* they eventually assign. I think the number is 17 now...watch, it will probably end up around 32 5* at the end. Of the last verbals/possible verbals for LSU, I would list the following as most likely as the possible 5* . If I had to pick one, I would take Pocic as most likely because they love OT and he is right at the usual cutoff point already (#36)
Pocic - verbal Rickey Jones - recruit T Williams - recruit Vanderdoes - recruit Goodman - recruit
Well spoken guy. I didn't see the spring game so I don't know how much the offensive philosophy changed or did not change. I would be shocked however if the EXECUTION in the passing game isn't much better. To be honest, the last 4 years, when the QB went back to pass, I was just hoping the pass wouldn't be intercepted or the QB sacked. With Mettenberger after watching him in the NC JUCO game, when he goes back, I expect a completition. That isn't offensive philosophy...that is execution.
re: TE DeSean Smith commits to LSU(Posted by Milesthebest on 7/3/12 at 8:15 pm to OU812)
Actually, someone gave the correct answer IMO earlier. He claimed that in the last 7 years only 2 5* went to TEs. Using Rivals as I usually do in such things, if everything were equal, you have say 33 5* each year. There are 22 positions on offense and defense. IF they were spread the same, in 7 years you should have had about 10 or 11 5* TEs...you had 2. That pretty much says it all.