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2008 '08 PA TE/WR Jonathan Baldwin (Pitt Signee)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by wadc45, Dec 9, 2006.

  1. IrishCalves

    IrishCalves A fleck of Gold in a sea of Scarlet and Gray

    I think he's waiting to see how things play out during the regular season. I do agree that if we took a snapshot of today, it'd be Pitt and Michigan ahead of ND and USC, but he's going to look at where he is needed and can flourish the most. If Wanny stinks up the joint and repeats a 6th place finish in the newer, weaker Big East, Baldwin will want to think twice. As is almost always, in season results and how visits go will make a big impact on this one, IMO.
     
  2. cheetah

    cheetah Newbie

    Well, that I agree with. Wannstedt is a great recruiter but sooner or later that program needs to win or all of his recruiting skills aren't going to be worth anything.
     
  3. Chettah, so you really think that Pitt leads? Hmm.....
     
  4. cheetah

    cheetah Newbie

    I didn't say leads as much as I assume he is going to end up there. Aliquippa has sent a ton of players to D-1 over the past few decades and the only one not to go to Pitt, who they offered, was Ty Law, which was like almost 20 years. Plus, he was at Pitt camp yesterday wearing a Pitt hat, he has been on their campus about fifty times, and his dad used to play there. You put it all together and it tells me he will eventually end up at Pitt.
     
  5. WOLVERINES

    WOLVERINES Newbie

    Baldwin's father did play at Pitt, but his cousin played at Michigan. Ty Law. The last article I read by a Pittsburgh paper stated the if he had to choose today it would be Michigan. From articles and statements read he has been a Michigan lean. Hopefully true.
     
  6. cbus2005

    cbus2005 Rookie

    I'm not completely sold on Wannstedt being a bad gameday coach alike to the Zooker.

    I've heard that he's been trying to get personnel to fit HIS system and is finally getting to that point. If Pitt doesn't play well this year, Wannstedt is absolutely on the hot seat if not fired. Although you do have to say that if that was true, Wanny is stupid for not adapting to the player's strengths.

    So many football coaches try to put square pegs in round holes.... always ends up bad.
     
  7. wadc45

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

    FWIW, OSU has not "officially" offered...
     
  8. cheetah

    cheetah Newbie

    Aliquippa receiver Jonathan Baldwin, regarded as one of the top five prospects in the WPIAL, has narrowed his college choices to Florida, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Pitt and Southern Cal.

    The 6-foot-6, 220-pound Baldwin attended Dave Wannstedt’s camp Saturday, and it’s believed to be a two-way race between Pitt and Michigan. (The last Quips player to pick the Wolverines was Ty Law in the early 1990s). Aliquippa assistant coach Sherman McBride said Baldwin informed Marquette that he will concentrate on football in college, not that Baldwin couldn’t play for Jamie Dixon. The Pitt coach would likely relish the opportunity to have a high-flying forward coming off the bench – especially against Marquette’s Tom Crean.

    Sitting Ringside - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
     
  9. super_mario

    super_mario Newbie

    prediction based on some good knowledge:

    JB will pick :scum:, and do so very soon.
     
  10. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Wonderful...congrats...now there is no need to continuously bump this thread correct?
     
  11. cheetah

    cheetah Newbie

    Everybody in the WPIAL is cousins with Ty Law. They all seem to be related to each other.
     
  12. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Montour linebacker Wilson narrowing his choices - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
     
  13. wadc45

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

    Rivals $

    6/25

    From CaneSport...again lists a top 10 of Miami, Ohio State, USC, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Florida, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Alabama and Florida State. Will visit Miami in July.
     
  14. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Beaver County Times Allegheny Times - College's hot on Baldwin's trail
     
  15. Napoleonbuck

    Napoleonbuck Sophmore

    I'd love to see us get back in the race. If Scott goes defense, I'd love to see us target Tate, Baldwin, and Thomas for that remaining WR spot.

    We'd easily have one of the best WR classes in the nation if we get just one of those players to go along with Posey and Stoneburner.
     

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