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2008 '08 OH LB/RB Brandon Beachum (Penn State signee)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by wadc45, Jan 17, 2006.

  1. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now Staff Member

    He measured 5'11" at Nike camp, fwiw.
     
  2. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    BG$

    Brandon was happy with his camp performance but did not get an offer.
     
  3. OSUBucks22

    OSUBucks22 No touching! Staff Member

    Scout $ (LSU site)

    6/25

    Brandon talks about wanting to visit LSU for a game in the fall.
     
  4. OSUBuckeye4Life

    OSUBuckeye4Life "THE" Ohio State Buckeyes

    Bucknuts $

    06/30

    Pictures by Gary H. from Mooney's summer workout session.
     
  5. wadc45

    wadc45 Bourbon, Bow Ties and Baseball Hats Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Rivals $

    7/4

    From the Nebraska site...up to 26 offers with his newest one from PSU. Favors PSU, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
     
  6. wadc45

    wadc45 Bourbon, Bow Ties and Baseball Hats Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Scout $

    7/5

    From the Oklahoma site...OU is still in Brandon's top 12. All about his interest and being recruited by OU.
     
  7. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Vindy.com - Teammates Beachum, Hill inch closer to college choices
     
  8. OWUBuckeye51

    OWUBuckeye51 is not receiving a bail out

    I guess I didn't realize Rivals had Beachum as the #5 RB in the country. I must have missed that in the 5,000 x's I have perused it.

    BB seems like a good kid, and while I am frustrated to see the 4 Mooney kids escape the state lines...we have to trust the staff's evaluation of BB and Taylor Hill, and chalk up Z and McCarthy to legacies...
     
  9. OSUBucks22

    OSUBucks22 No touching! Staff Member

    Boy, don't go on the Rivals national board and try to explain to them that McCarthy's ND ties made it hard for us to overcome for his verbal... They'll tell you you're being a homer and making excuses... Geez... :biggrin:

    There are other things at play here besides concerns over Beachum's size... Trust the staff on this one... (I won't say any more than that)...
     
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  10. gcmsc

    gcmsc Newbie

    I've heard that a few times recently and it strikes me as odd. As I said before, I am close to the program, (alum) and BB is a great kid, respectful, humble and gets along well with everyone.

    He is the only Mooney athlete to ever graduate early and enroll in college. He has to be doing something right, considering all the positive feedback on him.

    Was his ACT score not that impressive for OSU standards? He is NOW a legit 6-1". The questions about him being smaller aren't true.

    When he stated that he would be the first of the four to commit, it was because he thought tOSU would offer early and he would jump on it.
     
  11. OSUBucks22

    OSUBucks22 No touching! Staff Member

    Maybe it's not anything about BB that's the problem at all...
     
  12. tsteele316

    tsteele316 Mr. Such and Such

    BB officially measured in at 5'11'' at the pittsburgh combine about 2 months ago. I don't think he's grown 2 inches since then.
     
  13. AABuck

    AABuck Newbie

    Agree; while talking to him and Dan McC. at the UofM camp in June I noticed that BB is, at best, 5'11".
    Dan McC, on the other hand, is a good 6'1-1/2"+.
     
  14. gcmsc

    gcmsc Newbie

    I thought the scout camp in May in Pittsburgh had him at 6'. He will just begin his senior year and very likely get taller. All things aside, he is a class act.

    OSU22...I think I get your point.
     
  15. NavyBuck

    NavyBuck Beer Guzzling Buckeye Fan

    If you do, could you share it with me? If this is a cryptic reference to the impact on Torrence's commitment if BB was offered, I can't see what the need for secrecy is.
     

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