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OL Matthew Jones (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by Smudger, May 3, 2016.

  1. RB07OSU

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

    Definitely a guy you just take and figure it out later, but I like him at DT. Needs to play lower but that athleticism and strength would be best served at DT, particularly considering our needs. Either way, LOVE where we are at with Matthew.
     
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  2. MSURacerDT55

    MSURacerDT55 Lineman aficionado

    Man, big fella takes really nice angles to the ball and has really nice athleticism for his size. Has the tools,an offseason or two with our staff he could be a monster
     
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  3. RB07OSU

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

    Exactly what I saw (given that you're the expert here for sure). Do you like him at DT? I think he could be an athletic OT but think his future is on defense.
     
  4. MSURacerDT55

    MSURacerDT55 Lineman aficionado

    His footwork really makes him intriguing, but he really needs to work on leverage and knee bending at OL, he can though with next level coaching. Either way he is a really nice piece of clay waiting to be molded
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2017
  5. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Won overall MVP and didn't lose a rep all day long.
     
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  6. wadc45

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

  7. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    Will be at camp this weekend per BN. Gleitman thinks he might commit.
     
  8. CFPBuckeye

    CFPBuckeye Turned down a Harbaugh sleepover '17 Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Yes.

    Please.
     
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  9. pnuts34

    pnuts34 Drunk off of wolverine tears

    I was just talking to my buddy who coached him and a number of the E Hall players. And he didnt seemed impressed at all with Matthew and was curious to why he was ranked so high. Thought that he couldn't dominate the weak PSAL league and was quite overrated.
    I told him that in the end, I'd still trust Urban Meyer, but I respected his opinion. Especially since he stated that Curtis Samuel was going to be a star in the right system and that Jahsen Wint was one of the hardest working players he ever coached.
     
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  10. redguard117

    redguard117 Senior


    Could always be a past production vs. future potential kind of thing.

    Remember when we passed on Taco Charlton for similar reasons / lack of space? He was drafted in the 1st this year.
     
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  11. pnuts34

    pnuts34 Drunk off of wolverine tears

    True, but didnt Charlton go to a bigger school and play actually very good OH talent in conference? My buddy's gripe is that Jones flashes at times and then looks ordinary. Yet is playing guys who are sometimes 50+lbs less than him and getting handled.
    But you could be right, and the staff may see a high ceiling for him
     
  12. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

  13. brodybuck21

    brodybuck21 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Staff Member Fantasy Baseball Champ


    LJ opinion + @MSURacerDT55 opinion = im sold on Mr. Jones
     
  14. Akron Rick

    Akron Rick Junior

    I think what pnuts is hinting at is there may be a motivation factor with the big guy. After he's been with Marotti and the others in the weight room his aggressiveness will either manifest itself or he'll need to find something else to do back in Brooklyn. I think Urban and LJ feel he's worth the risk.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2017
  15. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

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