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2008 '08 MI WR Fred Smith (MSU signee, transfer)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by wadc45, Feb 9, 2007.

  1. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Scout $ (MSU)

    More of the same...Michigan visit confused things and he will need some time.
     
  2. OSUBuckeye4Life

    OSUBuckeye4Life "THE" Ohio State Buckeyes

  3. unionfutura

    unionfutura Moderator Staff Member

    Heard Izzo pulled it out of the fire.
     
  4. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    And I just have to post this response from the Michigan Board as it is so stereotypical of recruiting board reactions in general:


    Good "riddens" indeed.
     
  5. goblue15

    goblue15 Newbie

    I agree, I wish Fred good luck.
     
  6. RoscoeParrish

    RoscoeParrish Drops It Like It's Hot

    An important pick up for Dantonio, good for him.
     
  7. SNIPER26

    SNIPER26 Banned

    I wouldn't have minded Smith, but if we get Baldwin, that would be so much sweeter. But MSU? WTF? Guess he wants to play for last place annually.
     
  8. OWUBuckeye51

    OWUBuckeye51 is not receiving a bail out


    Wow...a stunning turn of events. Looks like McGuffie isn't the recruiter that Michael Brewster is. Good for Dantonio.

    Truth be told, MSU has more certainty and less ambiguity surrounding its program. Some may speculate that Ron English is the next HC, but that is a pretty gutsy assumption when you are talking about the next 4-5 years of your life.

    Dantonio's got some solid cred and should be there for at least 4-5 for sure.
     
  9. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Time for all of the revisionist history.... Be prepared to see countless posts about how Smith wasn't that good, he wasn't a top target for UM, there are other better prospects who will undoubtedly select the Wolverines, etc. etc. etc.

    I suppose that UM didn't want Ronald Johnson or Dionte Allen, either.... :roll1:
     
  10. SNIPER26

    SNIPER26 Banned

    You can't possibly say you'd rather have Smith than Baldwin? Smith is very good, Baldwin is better. And I wanted Rojo and Allen badly for UM, but we missed out.
     
  11. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    What's so great about Baldwin? Just that he hasn't rejected UM ... yet?
     
  12. SNIPER26

    SNIPER26 Banned

    I like receivers that are 6'6 and can run a 4.4. If you don't, that's your call. Anytime you get favorably compared to Calvin Johnson, that's decent in my book.
     
  13. starBUCKS

    starBUCKS BPCFFB League #2 League Champion 2008 & 2010


    LOL f'ing hilarious. Bitter remarks up there about MSU. Dantonio will have them in bowl games guaranteed.
     
  14. starBUCKS

    starBUCKS BPCFFB League #2 League Champion 2008 & 2010

    Good Luck with That
     
  15. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    Both are big-time talents. If I were a UM coach/fan, I think landing Smith is a bigger deal.

    Lose Baldwin, and he likely ends up at Pitt, with no real damage to UM on the field.
    Lose Smith, and he ends up at MSU, (possibly starting) against UM 4 years and giving Dantonio some momentum/credibility in state.

    Fortunately for UM, Nebraska is raiding the midwest, and helped curb the MSU momentum with stealing Jonas Gray.
     

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