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2009 '09 KY ATH Justin Green (Illinois Signee)

Discussion in 'Football Recruiting' started by wadc45, Nov 30, 2007.

  1. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Green's a Buckeye lean, but that doesn't necessarily mean that he'll be ready commit in the near future ... and there are several other Buckeye leans who'd love to take "his" spot in the class of 2009.

    Green is as fast a player as you'll ever see on a football field, and he gets up to full speed almost instantaneously. He also seems to have very good vision as a running back, and he hits the hole hard, especially for a kid his size. Perfect return man ... definite home run threat ... worry about his "other" position later.
  2. wadc45

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

    I want Green in this class as much as any other uncommitted player...I think that highly of much as McGee, Hall, Berry or Adams...
  3. OSUBuckeye4Life

    OSUBuckeye4Life "THE" Ohio State Buckeyes

    That is saying quite a bit. I put Berry above all of them due to my belief of our need of a top shelf every down back.

    Green however is in the very next group. I said it before but quite a few people seem to focus on McGee and forget about Green. If we got Green it would make not getting McGee very very easy.
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  4. brutus2002

    brutus2002 Junior

    The reason I want green is because you can never have too much speed. Like stated by Wade his ability as a threat in the return game alone warrants an offer. Add the possibility at WR and or DB and you have a future all-conference/AA type player. I like the speed he and Jackson bring to this class(there are others). Both players fit into returnmen/WR category. I know green is being recruited as an athlete but his future is on offense. Like Ginn he is a threat to take it to the house on any touch...
  5. alpo

    alpo Newbie

    All of this praise & testimony is making me giddy. Mehopes and meprays....
  6. Buckrock

    Buckrock Newbie

    Ditto. He is impressive on film. My only question is why it took so long for him to get an offer?
  7. OSUBuckeye4Life

    OSUBuckeye4Life "THE" Ohio State Buckeyes

    Nothing personal but statements like these are a bit much. It isn't even JULY yet and the kid has an offer. Granted there are others who got some earlier, but I'm sure you get the idea. Believe me you are not the only person to think this, :wink:, but I hope in the end egos do not get that much involved in this.
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2008
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  8. RB07OSU

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

    In my own personal opinion, I like McGee a tad more but it's really just personal preference...I think McGee is a little more electric with the ball is his hands, but I think Green is a better defensive prospect. Make no mistake about it though, I really want to see Justin Green in this class. Out of all the uncommited DB's right now, it is Green and McGee as 1A and 1B, then everyone else...just my opinion, though I think the staff takes whoever comes first.
  9. Buckskin86

    Buckskin86 Moderator

    Male speedster Green is a big-time prospect | courier-journal | The Courier-Journal
  10. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    BSB - Marcus Hartman - 06/22/08

    Justin was impressed with Ohio State, but he still wants to take his time before deciding. He will visit Illinois on Tuesday (June 24th).
  11. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    It's all good as long as Methomps doesn't get involved in this recruitment....
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  12. scarletngray

    scarletngray Gold Pants

    Verballed today per Scout and BN
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  13. SEREbuckeye

    SEREbuckeye "The bag or the bat, Bob?"

  14. SEREbuckeye

    SEREbuckeye "The bag or the bat, Bob?"

    Wow...So much for taking his time. Guess he dIDn't want to get left behind at the Ohio State train stop...

    "ALL ABOARD!!!"
  15. BuckeyeTillIDie

    BuckeyeTillIDie The North Remembers


    Welcome, Justin!

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