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DB Eli Apple (official thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by BB73, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Merih

    Merih GO BUCKS!

    Opportunity knocks, young man!
  2. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

  3. MD Buckeye

    MD Buckeye URBAN!!! URBAN!!! URBAN!!! URBAN!!! Staff Member Bookie '13&14 BPCFFB II Champ

    Congrats, Eli!!!
  4. The fact that we have the 4th ranked CB in the nation enrolling early, and under the impression that he needs to ask (and hope) that Coach Meyer lets him go to the Prom tells me that we have a great player on his hand who doesn't feel entitled because of his skills.
  5. wadc45

    wadc45 #GiveItToMeAgain Staff Member

    This is one of those kids that I picture us talking about in 3-4 years and saying that he not only was great on the field but was also a great ambassador of the university off the field...
    stowfan likes this.
  6. Merih

    Merih GO BUCKS!

    I really don't want to, for Eli's sake, but it's almost impossible not to compare him to Malcom Jenkins.
  7. pnuts34

    pnuts34 Follower of Urban and the OSU way

    Why just because they're both from new jersey? I would rather him compared to Shawn springs when he leaves
  8. Merih

    Merih GO BUCKS!

    That, yes. But also because theyre both tall cornerbacks who were/are coming into a defensive backfield missing a starter with the opportunity to play early. Above all though the the bit mentioned above about how Eli is a well raised young man who's going to make us proud on and off the field - which Malcom has shown in spades with all of the charity work hes involved with.
  9. pnuts34

    pnuts34 Follower of Urban and the OSU way

    Gotcha. Eli, like Malcolm, is a high character guy that fans can't help but root for. Our secondary should look good for a while. I thoroughly enjoy watching elis highlight film
  10. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Rivals--Eli Makes Change to Honor Family

    Eli has adopted the last name of the man who has raised him since age two. Eli Woodard is now Eli Apple in honor of Timothy Apple.
    stowfan likes this.
  11. Muck

    Muck Buckeyes vs World

    It sounds like Tim Apple is one heck of a man.
  12. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun

  13. sweetness34

    sweetness34 Newbie

    I'm glad he's coming in early to get some strength work in. He will be a good insurance policy if Roby leaves. Doran Grant and Roby look like the CB tandem next year with others, including Apple pushing for the #3 spot.
  14. 7 Heismans

    7 Heismans And counting...

    The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

  15. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member

    Rivals - Buckeye targets to be on display in Baltimore



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