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DL John Simon - 2012 B1G DPOY (Houston Texans)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Alumni' started by wadc45, Nov 30, 2006.

  1. wadc45

    wadc45 #GiveItToMeAgain Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

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    Youngstown (OH) Cardinal Mooney HS

    Ht: 6-foot-4
    Wt: 265 lbs
    Forty: 4.7 secs
    Bench max: 425 pounds
    Vertical: 30 inches
    GPA: 3.7

    A lot is already being made about this kid. From all indications he will be a D1 prospect.
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2007
  2. ol104

    ol104 RIP Neutron Man

    Mooney seems to be having an awful lot of talent lately. What are the particulars of the school? Private / Parochial? They seem to have most of the talent coming out of Y-Town (Please split if necessary)
  3. wadc45

    wadc45 #GiveItToMeAgain Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Bucknuts $


    In-depth update and photos by Gary Housteau...
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  4. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    A little bit late on the reply, but the school's full name is Youngstown Cardinal Mooney - it's parochial.

    They are a Division IV school and part of the Steel Valley Conference. Mooney has six state championships (1973, 1980, 1982, 1987, 2004, and 2006).
  5. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie

    Also they ARE getting the most talent from Youngstown, recruiting does go on quite a bit around here.
  6. BGriffBuckeye

    BGriffBuckeye Haaaang on Sloopy, Sloopy Hang on!! O.. H.. I.. O.

    He and Marcus Hall out of Glenville would be very nice. What is Simon's interest in Ohio State?
  7. HIGH...
  8. BGriffBuckeye

    BGriffBuckeye Haaaang on Sloopy, Sloopy Hang on!! O.. H.. I.. O.

    good enough for me
  9. Warren Raider

    Warren Raider Newbie

    This kid's weightroom stats are freakish for a sophomore. Bench 415, Squat 635 and Clean 300
  10. ysubuck

    ysubuck Be water my friend.

    The kid certainly looks the part based on that picture above. Goodness gracious, some sophomores I've seen are 5'4", hairless goofballs. That kid looks D1 ready right now.
  11. BearBuck27

    BearBuck27 Game Day!!!

  12. RB07OSU

    RB07OSU #7 aka Vick the human joystick Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Wow...amazing thing is that Simon was only a sophmore in that film. Absolute stud and should be near the top player in Ohio for '09. Very early offer imo. Great first step, good leverage, and gets penetration in the backfield in a hurry. He also seems to have excellent football smarts in getting down the line in zone blocking to take down the runner. He looked good at guard but his future is definetly at DT. DT should be loaded in Ohio in '09 with Simon and Marcus Hall.
  13. BGriffBuckeye

    BGriffBuckeye Haaaang on Sloopy, Sloopy Hang on!! O.. H.. I.. O.

    Do you think we could be set with only 1, maybe 2 DT, in '08 depending on who slides inside this year? Simon and Hall seem to be high on a lot of people's boards for the '09 class.
  14. RB07OSU

    RB07OSU #7 aka Vick the human joystick Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Could be the case...I think 2 this year is what we'll be looking for. Mobley and Goebell are the idealistic DT's but I really want to see us get Rowell. Perhaps Mobley goes to Minnesota anyways. So yes, this could be the case because Simon and Hall are studs. I think both could receive an offer this year if they were in the '08 class...they are that good.
  15. wadc45

    wadc45 #GiveItToMeAgain Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

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    From the ND site...has visited Ohio State, Michigan, Iowa and Notre Dame. Plans on camping at Ohio State, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh.

    Updated the first post...
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