2016 White WRs

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  1. Shadowlight

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    Leo fan and 22 do such a great job on college football.. Perhaps and I think Leonard is a bit more positive than me we can continue to make progress at WR through the back alley way and mid major avenue. I do not think anyone here likes these trends but if they make it to the pros with an unorthodox path ie: Cooper Kupp then OK I will accept our fate. But Jeeze wouldn't it be friggen nice for say a stud athletic fast white wide out to be recognized by the high school scout services and then get recruited by lets say Tennessee, make a name for himself on a national level and then get drafted in the first round. Is that asking for too much? Anyone remember Vols wide receiver Richmond Flowers from the 60's? Good God talk about athletic. Beyond the pale!!! His son played for NC or Duke I believe.
     
  2. Leonardfan

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    Eh I don't really think i am positive just trying to be realistic. Our guys have so many hurdles they have to cross in order just to be able to play WR. I can't really see anything different in terms of trends since I have really begun tracking white players. All of the stories are the same - walk on, did not play at one of the big college programs etc. I honestly don't think things well get better or worse but the status quo on the treatment of white WRs will continue. Unfortunately Hansen's break out year this year, Nelson Spruce's stellar career, Jeff Samardija's dominant career and Mike Hass have had no effect on how white WRs or other white skill position players are viewed or recruited.
     
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    Indiana St star receiver Robert Tonyan Jr. Is another intriguing prospect to watch. At 6'5 230 there's no missing his presence on the field. He'll probably be moved to racially appropriate HBack in NFL but if he makes it screw it, I'll take it.

    http://m.nwherald.com/2016/09/30/on...robert-tonyan-jr-seeing-nfl-interest/a5vjhar/
     
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    Iowa's Matt Vandeberg is out for at least a month with a foot injury ... may not even return for a (possible) bowl game. poop.
     
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    Thanks Shadowlight...just making observations..don't want to overload board...Richmond Flowers of the 60's was before my time...but do remember his son....

    My first memory of anti white WR talk was the shady recruitment of small town Kentucky HS legend Craig Faulkner (early 90's) ...they were very impressed watching grainy video's of his talent..BUT when they went to see him play in person..they said "Wait a minute...Faulkner is white"?? Teams backed off...but somehow he managed to find his way to Tennessee & had a nice career...was going to attempt the NFL/Cowboys but got in a bad dirt bike accident which ended any hopes of playing
     
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    Thanks for the head's up Celticdb15...you never know where from the next Jeff Janis (Saginaw Valley) or Chris Hogan (Monmouth) will be heading to the NFL!

    ESPN had a nice story on Jake Butt today
     
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  10. Leonardfan

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    The top 3 wrs in the FCS are all white:

    1. Troy Pelletier Lehigh - 53 rec 770 yds 6 TDs

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    2. Cooper Kupp EWU - A caste football favorite is number 2 in the country currently with 46 receptions, 712 yds and 7 td (in only 5 games)

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    3. Gatlin Casey Lehigh -32 receptions, 635 yards, 8 tds - pretty cool that Lehigh boasts two of the top 3 WRs in all of FCS and they are both white! Casey also excels as a return man.

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    22 posted a pic of him on this thread back a bit. . Justin Watson out of Penn had a big game vs. Yale last night. 10-166 3Td's I think? He has the "proper" size at 6'3 200 lbs and is running in the 4.47 territory. Someone to keep an eye on for 2018--who knows?
     
  12. Leonardfan

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    Trent Taylor currently leads the nation in receiving. His stats through 8 games are as follows - 86 receptions 1143 yards 9 tds

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    He should be no less than a third round prospect, he is lighting quick, shifty but also powerful. His size should not be an issue either considering black WRs like Desean Jackson, Jamison Crowder, Eddie Royal and Tavon Austin all dot the NFL landscape at WR. Taylor is more thickly built than any of these players and also more powerful. Over the course of his college career he has been more productive than all of the receivers I mentioned above. Hopefully Beasley's strong season this year, Edelman and Welker making the NFL look stupid for several seasons will work in Taylor's favor.
     
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    Former highly touted PSU Tight End Adam Breneman has had a strange career. He had a nice freshman season in 2013 at PSU but was than hampered by injuries. He completed his degree in 2015 and is now a graduate transfer at UMASS to play with good friends QB Andrew Ford from high school and Austin Whipple. He is having a nice under the radar year and is one of the better TEs in the country. He currently has 44 rec 484 yds and 5 tds.

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    This is what I am hearing about Taylor regarding the NFL draft. Scouts are giving him the drive by treatment as they salivate over his junior teammate Carlos Henderson(also small) who is coming off two huge games where he has caught a ton of long ball TD's. We know the rules NO LONG BALLS TO WHITE GUYS. Little tiny pitter pat patterns only. I wonder since Taylor has been doubled and tripled teamed if Henderson's success is a result of Taylor more than anything else but here are a couple of things to consider regarding Taylor. First he may or may not get invited to the combine but it would help if he is invited of course.. Second he needs to run a 4.4 something or at worst a 4.52 40 otherwise I think the NFL will follow their internal rules and tell him to take a hike.
     
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    I shot a tweet to caste ****** Eric galko after he wrote a blurb about Carlos Henderson in which he referred to Trent Taylor as an NFL long shot. I let him know Taylor is a draftable prospect and the only reason he is not being labeled as one is because he is white.
     
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    Meanwhile, the most dominant team in the league, NE, keeps winning with their white receiving corps...
     
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    Miami Ohio WR Jared Murphy had a big game on Saturday vs. Eastern Michigan. He had 9 receptions for 122 yds and a TD.

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    Tanner Gentry had a nice game vs. Utah St. He made a great catch right before the half for a TD. His line for the game was 4 rec 93 yds 2tds.

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    Good article on Utah St. TE Wyatt Houston(6'4 255) He's the second most productive TE in school history behind Chris Cooley!

    http://www.sltrib.com/home/4559925-155/utah-state-football-aggies-have-no

    Another good article on OK ST TE Blake Jarwin(6'5 248). Both TE prospects I posted about were lightly recruited in HS but have developed over last 4 years into viable draft prospects. With media only focusing on black TEs I've made it a point to identify our guys.


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    Add Big Canadian Antony Auclair as another small school TE prospect generating interest. 6'5 250 laser timed 4.84 40. Pretty athletic big man
    http://www.sportsnet.ca/football/nfl/laval-receiver-antony-auclair-earn-2017-nfl-draft-pick/
     
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    Compiled a list of WRs and TEs that eclipsed the 1000 or 500 yard mark in receiving this year. It is a senior heavy list and I think alot of these guys will be hanging around next NFL preseason.

    1000 YARD RECIEVERS
    Trent Taylor 113 rec 1462 yds 10 tds
    Chad Hansen 92 rec 1249 yds 11tds
    Thomas Sperbeck 72 rec 1193 yds 9 tds
    Cody Thompson 59 rec 1170 yds 10 tds
    Tanner Gentry 62 rec 1132 yds 11 TDs
    Ryan Switer 91 rec 1027 yds 5 tds


    500+ Yard receivers
    Scott Miller 74 rec 968 yds 10 tds
    Adam Breneman 70 rec 808 yds 8 tds
    Andy Isabella 62 rec 801 yds 7 tds
    Drew Wolitarsky 61 rec 787 yds
    River Cracraft 53 rec 701 yds 5 tds
    Dylan Cantrell 58 rec 675 yds 8 tds
    Drew Morgan 61 rec 664 yds 3 tds
    Mason Schreck 59 rec 651 yds 4 tds
    Mike Gesicki 44 rec 610 yds 3 tds
    Mitchell Paige 54 rec 604 yds 3 tds
    Scott Orndoff 33 rec 558 yds 5 tds
    Austin Wolf 36 rec 550 yds 5 tds
    Tyler Conklin 40 rec 539 yds 6 tds
    Jared Murphy 42 rec 532 yds 5 tds
    Hayden Hurst 42 rec 530 yds
    Jake Maulhardt 35 rec 529 yds 4 tds
    Jordan Westerkamp 38 REC 526 yds 5 tds
    Cole Freytag 36 rec 520 yds 5 tds
    Jake Butt 43 rec 518 yds 4 tds
    Trent Cowan 43 rec 517 yds 5 TDs
    Austin Proehl 36 rec 506 yds 3 tds
     
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    28 players above; 32 teams in league. Maybe now every team is supposed to allow one to play?
     
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