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System Players

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by NOTREDAMECHIEF, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. The JJ thread made me think of this one. What average player college player was made look great by the system? Whom are the most over-rated?
     
  2. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    ricky watters and jerome bettis instantly come to mind :biggrin:
     
  3. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Any Florida QB under Spurrier...
     
  4. AJHawkfan

    AJHawkfan Wanna make $14 the hard way?

    Made to look great by the system:

    Andre Ware
    David Klingler
    Tim Couch
    Eric Crouch
    Danny Wuerffel
    Charlie Ward
     
  5. wadc45

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

    until last year I would have said Drew Brees.
     
  6. Zurp

    Zurp I have misplaced my pants.

    What are we basing this on? Players who look great in college but not so much in pros? In that case, my answer is pretty much any option-style QB, or any QB whose strength is the run (except, maybe, Vick). In the pros, the run-first QBs don't cut it (again, exception: Vick), while they can run circles around opponents in the small-time, non-BCS schools.

    But I definately agree that the Fla QBs typically aren't worth a handful of poop in the NFL.
     
  7. AKAK

    AKAK Well, that's like hypnotizing chickens. Staff Member Tech Admin

    Beat me to Klingler... Although Charlie Ward was the Best QB in NYC for quite some time.

    Name a Wisconsin Running Back.

    Ummm... Any Meatchicken Player wearing #1.

    Barry Sanders... Oops... no he was good.

    Ryan Leaf... Did we get to him? Akili?
     
  8. buckzip

    buckzip Reeking with awesomeness

    Ron Dayne
     
  9. EngineerHorn

    EngineerHorn No todo alli

    Any Texas Tech quarterback since Mike Leach got there. Although they aren't ever highly drafted, they do break all the passing records. For the same reason, Timmy Chang.

    Take it on step further with Florida. All of their WR's under Spurrier. How many got drafted in the first round? And how many actually ever did anything in the NFL? I'm sure there are a couple, but I can't think of any.
     
  10. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    Rashan Salaam at Colorado.

    Ken Dorsey
    Jason White
    Kliff Kingsbury

    Oklahoma's defensive back seven (except for Roy Williams) the last few years.
     
  11. Zurp

    Zurp I have misplaced my pants.

    How about Ricky Williams?
     
  12. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    I've always been high on Ricky Williams.
     
  13. BuckTwenty

    BuckTwenty Parties with Pete Johnson's Beard

    Scum running backs
     
  14. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Let's not rag on Chang...yet. Timmy throws the prettiest ball you have ever seen, but he's wildly inconsistent.
     
  15. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    You beat me to it!

    He was made to look like an absolute world beater by the Wisky system.

    Got the pros -- dud, significantly below average -- in a system that should have allowed him to shine once again.

    I'm gonna bring back that old signature if we keep on talking about that dope.
     

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