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Plavergne
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re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
I've never seen a guy run so smooth.


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BobBarker
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Member since Nov 2012
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re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
I think their might be a chance that Upchurch moves to another position. If it's true that he is already at 220 like it has been reported, it's possible that he could become sort of a pass catching Half Back or even a slot back or old school flanker.


jamal
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Places Unknown
Member since Jan 2013
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re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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I hope we get em all but one has to think all that WR talent will scare off 1 or 2. Or maybe 1 will switch to D. Could that happen?


Speedy Noil could possibly play Defense.


Restomod
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Highland Park, Tx
Member since Mar 2012
9588 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Please make it so!


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islstl
LSU Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Nov 2006
794 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
the last of the 247 holdouts has finally switched his vote to LSU, giving Blacknall a 100 % all in with LSU vote.


Joe Mantegna
Chicago Cubs Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2007
7064 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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the last of the 247 holdouts has finally switched his vote to LSU, giving Blacknall a 100 % all in with LSU vote.


They had to wait to the very last second before he commits.


islstl
LSU Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Nov 2006
794 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
They get credit for being correct, switching at the last second?


Purpleandgold2
LSU Fan
Texas
Member since Jul 2013
272 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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LSU'S WR Class-Saeed Blacknall
Trey Quinn
Devante "Speedy" Noil
D'Haquille Williams
Malachi Dupre
Tony Upchurch.


I don't think that LSU accepts 6 WR commits. I'm guessing 5 at the most. IF I/LSU had to lose one of those 6 due to numbers, I would remove D Williams, NOT because of his ranking/ability but who honestly believes this guy is more than a 1 and done guy. You basically use up a scholarship in this loaded class of 2014 and you get a grand total of 1 year out of the signee.

Maybe I'm too optimistic about everyone else, but my own prediction is 5 out of the 6 with D Williams going elsewhere.


NachoAvgJoe
Member since Jul 2013
367 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Jamal, I share your perspective. Speedy could play both ways in certain packages(maybe dons the #7). His athleticism lends itself nicely to all three phases of the game. Gonna be scary having him and the others on the same team.


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Rice-N-Gravy
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Orlando, Florida
Member since Jun 2013
682 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Why has he not committed yet?


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Purpleandgold2
LSU Fan
Texas
Member since Jul 2013
272 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Of course he (D Williams) commit to LSU and it lasted about 3 days I think. He "explained it/decommit" as "I didn't realize when I committed that everyone would quit contacting me". OOOOOOOOKKKKKKKAAAAAYYYY!


Joe Mantegna
Chicago Cubs Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2007
7064 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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They get credit for being correct, switching at the last second?


I guess, I just meant I thought it was funny some people were waiting to the last second to guess when hes been a lock for months now.
This post was edited on 7/14 at 8:25 pm


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Rice-N-Gravy
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Orlando, Florida
Member since Jun 2013
682 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
I'm talking Blacknall.


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rjokerlsu
LSU Fan
Big Spring, TX
Member since Apr 2007
4581 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Regarding Upchurch, another poster mentioned he could even grow into the TE position eventually and a few think he could be the Tigers' most underrated commit so far.

But the Tigers do have an athletic pass catching TE with Deshawn Smith--two would be even better & hopefully their blocking will be above average.


islstl
LSU Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Nov 2006
794 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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But the Tigers do have an athletic pass catching TE with Deshawn Smith--two would be even better & hopefully their blocking will be above average.


A dude named Jacory Washington would like to have a word with you.


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H-Town Tiger
Clemson Fan
Member since Nov 2003
45370 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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I don't think that LSU accepts 6 WR commits. I'm guessing 5 at the most. IF I/LSU had to lose one of those 6 due to numbers, I would remove D Williams, NOT because of his ranking/ability but who honestly believes this guy is more than a 1 and done guy. You basically use up a scholarship in this loaded class of 2014 and you get a grand total of 1 year out of the signee.

Maybe I'm too optimistic about everyone else, but my own prediction is 5 out of the 6 with D Williams going elsewhere


Completely agree with this. Would have loved to have added a guy like Williams this past season, but for 2014, I'll pass.


Reda LSU
Southern Cal Fan
Connecticut
Member since Jan 2013
3016 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Williams is an amazing player. But if it meant loosing out on other top recruits who would be here for atleast 3 years, I pass on him too, but if he wants in,


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Joe Mantegna
Chicago Cubs Fan
Shreveport
Member since Oct 2007
7064 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
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Of course he (D Williams) commit to LSU and it lasted about 3 days I think. He "explained it/decommit" as "I didn't realize when I committed that everyone would quit contacting me". OOOOOOOOKKKKKKKAAAAAYYYY!


Dont sugarcoat it...he said in a interview after he committed his mission was to always get LSU whatever it took...then he decommits a few days later, we need to go all in on Noil, Quinn and Dupre. Blacknall is only a matter of time. For the time being forget about Williams.


RBWilliams8
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Member since Oct 2009
50312 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
This. I shall fap to this tonight.


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Purpleandgold2
LSU Fan
Texas
Member since Jul 2013
272 posts

re: Too good to be true? Blacknall in July
Didn't mean on sugarcoating anything, just the facts as Joe Friday would say. But yeah, that didn't impress me either when a guy claims LSU is his dream school, they offer, he commits, and then he is pissed off that the attention went away and decommits just about 3 days later. And remember....1 year only! You would be using a scholarship in a loaded LA/TX year and you are going to get 1 year out it. If this was a stock, I would be yelling SELL!

I think most would take the others over D Williams mainly because of past academic issues and his 1 year staying in college whoever he picks.


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