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'05 KY OL Cory Zirbel (Michigan signee)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Buckskin86, May 17, 2004.

  1. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator


    Cory Zirbel
    Offensive tackle
    Murray (KY)

    Height: 6-foot-7
    Weight: 305 pounds
    40-yard dash: 5.1 seconds
    Bench max: 365 pounds
    Squat max: 500 pounds
    GPA: 3.0
    ACT: 19

    Considered one of the top players in KY (along with Brandon Logan and McKinney)

    On the defensive side of the ball he had 50 solo tackles and recovered two fumbles. He graded 93% per game as an offensive tackle.

    School choice: He would like to play in the Big Ten- his family is from Wisconsin. His top 5- scUM slight edge over tOSu with Fla, Minn and Alabama to follow. All have offered except for tOSu and scUM. He currently has 13 offers. He will be going to tOSU summer camp.

    Listed with 13 other Olineman in Lemming's top 100 for '05
    Last edited: May 17, 2004
  2. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    According to Rivals today, Cory's top 5 is Alabama, Florida, Miami, Michigan, and Ohio State; he has offers from Alabama, Florida, Minnesota, and several others. Cory seems to like Michigan quite a bit, but had this to say about OSU:

    He plans on camping at Ohio State, amongst others.

    GatorBait on Cory Zirbel

    I can't wait to see some film on him.
  3. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    In a new Rivals update, Cory stated that his top 5 remains the same, and had this to say about his in-state school (University of Kentucky): on Cory Zirbel (6/7/04)
  4. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    local paper on Zirbel


  5. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    InsideTheVille had several people that posted his family was from Big 10 country, Wisconsin prehaps, and that he was looking to play for sure in the Big 10.
  6. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member on Cory Zirbel (6/7/04)
  7. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Wednesday June 9, 2004

  8. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    Rivals Premium

    Zirbel was just named OL MVP at the Miami camp and was promptly offered by the Hurricanes. He now lists Miami and scUM as his co-favorites.
  9. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Insiders premium

    He confirms scUM and Miami are co-favorites and tOSU is No. 3. :(
  10. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    Well considering he hasn't visited here yet and doesn't have an offer, being #3 doesn't seem all that bad.
  11. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Here's a link to a Rivals article on Zirbel: on Cory Zirbel (6/23/04)

    Not much new; Cory plans on camping at Ohio State, and hopes to get an offer from the Bucks shortly thereafter.
  12. edbuck51

    edbuck51 SoCal Buckeye

    You've got to like a guy who is willing to come up and lay it on the line. I respect that a lot more than someone who says they've shown what they can do and don't need to go to camp. I hope the coaches are as impressed as the folks in Miami were. This would mean he had another great camp, and it sounds like the Bucks would have a good chance if they offered.
  13. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

  14. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    insiders premium

    Zirbel camped w/ tOSU on Sat and claims to have been offered. Even though tOSU is in his top 3 it still sounds like a scUM, scUMsouth battle.
  15. Buckeyejeff

    Buckeyejeff Newbie

    First I have heard of an offer to Zirbel. Anyone have a link. Another great option in what could potentially be an outstanding OL recruiting class.

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