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  1. Red raider

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    Wow, color me shocked.

    Could it be that McCaffrey’s success in college and the NFL is starting to trickle down?
     
  3. Red raider

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    Ultimately I do think CMAC has made it much easier for white running backs to get noticed and he is probably inspriring a lot of young kids to play running back to be like him, I know it was like that for me (I wanted to be Wes Welker, even though I didn’t play slot). But I think with Will Shipley he’s simply too good to ignore (kind of like mccaffrey), when you have a kid with size, speed, skills, strength, and versatility as a freshman you can’t ignore him. If you look at his freshman highlights he does not look like a freshman at all (he’s 5’11” 185lbs) and he had incredible stats at RB, WR, and DB. I don’t want it to be this way but I’m sure he’s gonna get reclassified as an athlete and be recruited as a safety. He already said Arkansas liked him at receiver when they offered him
     
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    Great news!
     
  5. Red raider

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    As it stands right now, the top 5 QB’s in the class are white (1 is mixed asian). The #1 RB is white, he and his brother are also standout lacrosse players and are NC State legacies. There is a white WR ranked #18 for WR and the #1 TE is white. The #1 OT prospect is white and his white teammate is the #2 DT. 2 white DE’s are top 3 for their positions. The #2 ILB and OLB are also white. Very early but looking like it could be a good class for us.
     
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    Now the most important thing for these young men to do is pick the right university where they can thrive right away. For example, Trey Quinn foolishly chose a Caste school with a history of scatter armed quotabacks when he selected LSU. He was a five star recruit and could have gone virtually anywhere. If he had torn it up for four years, instead of wasting two, then sitting out while transferring and finally kicking ass as a senior, he would have been a much higher pick then mr irrelevant.
     
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    Two noteworthy Florida HS wide receivers.

    1-Troy Stellato is another Andy Isabella like (Italian) speedster at 6-1 175. Top end speed.

    2-Brandon Schabert at 6'2" 185 is a rangy young looking Jordy type who has terrific all around physical skills and 4.4-4.5 speed. Blow by deep speed.
     
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    Another true speedster WR has emerged and the big boys should come calling. Brady Boyd a 6-1 175 WR out of Texas looks like a future star. Extremely fast and skilled and will be running in the 4.3 range by the time he is in college.
     
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    Poked around a bit on 2021 (hard to believe) prospects and noticed that this 5-Star DE has already committed to Ohio State. OSU trending Whiter with "Urban" gone, but will have to put up with a quota.
     
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    As I have mentioned earlier keep an eye on HC Ryan Day. I have liked a lot of what I have seen so far with him. Perhaps he might represent a new wave type of coach that doesn't avoid white athletes as a habit.
     
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    Crazy as this sounds I actually was around Brady Boyd for a little bit. His dad was one of my coaches my senior year and I believe Brady was in 6th grade at the time and he was always around our practices and games. I’m surprised that he’s already grown to 6’1 175 because he looked like a 100 pound little kid at the time. Excited to see how his football path turns out!
     
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    Stanford also offers RB from NC. But, let me guess, he's "mixed".
     
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    Nope he’s not mixed at all! He’s been on the radar here for a while, not sure when he was first mentioned but it was a while back.
     
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    WR Walker Merill has an offer from Tennessee. Tee Martin is the recruiter in charge.

    OK. What are the damn odds Tennessee follows through on what looks like a bluff on the surface? Merill looks like another Zach Rogers type, the underused WR that came on late in his senior year at Tennessee going back a while now. Rogers had terrific skills and was very fast.

    About the same size (6'1" 178) and pedigree I would love to see the Vols start to bring in white skill players but at this point I would have to see the dotted line signature to believe this goes through.

    Merill by the way is a rare top 50 white WR. One to keep an eye on going forward.
     
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    When 247 sports released their top 2021 players this week they had 5 white receivers out of 64 listed.
    Walker Merrill (also a Auburn offer)
    Peyton Terrell
    Dino Kaliakmanis
    Peyton Higgins
    Branden Alvarez

    Will Shipley is no longer the #1 RB but he is still the #1 All-purpose Back.

    We also have a top 10 safety who is committed to Wisconsin.
     
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    Pro-style QB commits to Ohio State
     
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    Lol he must think he's better than the last 5 White QBs that transferred away.
     
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    Texas-committed QB being compared to Manziel:

    Meet Preston Stone, the QB prodigy who might be Manziel 2.0
     
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    Rivals.com with Fake News article on top 2021 APB, Will Shipley, calling him an "Athlete" instead a "Running Back". He's only played RB in high school.

    2021 Athlete Shipley has "Absolutely Incredible" Northwestern Visit
     
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    Top-ranked 5-star QB commits to Michigan
     
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    Will Shipley may be the most hyped white RB since Sam McGuffie! This guy has absolutely taken off in the past year. As of right now he is the #2 RB the #1 All-Purpose back and the #45 recruit in the class of 2021. I feel like he hasn’t been getting the recognition he deserves, this guy could be the first primary white RB in the SEC in a long time. He currently holds 22 offers including caste factories Arkansas, Georgia, Notre Dame, Oregon, Ohio State, Penn State, Florida, and Tennessee. I’ll be following this guy all the way to the NFL, he’s a once in a generation recruit as far as white RB’s go. He is also a standout lacrosse player and won the state championship this year in it.

    He was also the champion of the Charlotte “Opening” regionals while recording these stats.https://twitter.com/willshipley2021/status/1122656219301330945?s=21

    Here is a picture with his family for anyone questioning if he is white or not. Looks like he got a darker complexion compared to his brother from his mom. She looks to be a darker white person or maybe has some Hispanic in her, definitely no black in her. https://www.instagram.com/p/BuM7nQTnPnK/?igshid=1xkccfyo7k844
     
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    I agree, and I'd even argue that he's the most explosive since McGuffie too! That's not a knock on McCaffrey who is regarded as the fastest white RB by a landslide, but McGuffie was one of the biggest homerun threats ever and was a freak in terms of his quick-twitch physical gifts.
    I still can't believe McGuffie didnt even sniff the NFL, that just shows how unfair it was. Im certain that if he came through the ranks today he would most likely have competed with McCaffrey for the title of best white RB.
     
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    Will Shipley has been upgraded to 5 star by 247sports. Has there ever been a white 5 star running back?
     
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    Great stuff! We’re living in a time that an 18 year old Mathew Boiling is the fastest U20 sprinter in the world and one of the best leapers too. Will Shipley is widely considered the top HS RB recruit coming out of the class of 2021 and Christian McCaffrey is widely considered a top 3-5 NFL running back.

    What do these three athletes have in common? They are all White Americans!

    When was the last time this occurred? 1960s? The simulation is breaking!
     

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