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Until Benjamin can actually catch a ball without pushing off, then yeah
He has proven he can plenty of times
Shaw is nothing more than another Bert Reed with no chance at the NFL
Shaw will be fine against the Duke and Wake's of the world, but against Bama's and UF's.... he will continue to be totally worthless
This post was edited by NoVaNoles 12 months ago
fsufsu said... I've got about 10 great stories on Lane but all you need to know is he will never be a loser, that's for sure.
Well he hasn't proven it enough, I don't doubt his talent is better than any other wr. With Winston under center I expect all our wrs to be better
No doubt but come on, outside of the Miami game and one bs call in the spring he doesn't push off that much
Besides most WR's do that, they have just mastered how to do it
I expect he will learn how to do so, but when you are a 6'5" monster of a WR he needs to understand most college refs won't give you the benefit of the doubt against some midget corner who is practically helpless against him
I hope Winston is as good as everyone says.
Stefon Diggs So
Deon Long RJunior
Marcus King Ju
Nigel King So
Amba-Etta Tawo RFS
Top 5 1-3 in the nation.
I would have Steven Mitchell up higher on that list. With Farmer out, I would rank him as #3 the first day he steps foot on campus. That isn't to take anything away from the others. I just think Mitchell is that talented and ready to contribute.
I'm assuming Marcus King is actually Marcus Leak? And if none of you watched Maryland last year (a great decision) you should tune in just to watch Diggs.
LSU doesn't have WRs
No you don't
That's a list I'd actually like to see. Lotta guys, not sure who's better than who - Landry, Wright, Boone, Beckham, Dural, Leslie, Johnson, Diarse...might be missing a couple too.
1. Jalen Saunders, Sr.
2. Sterling Shepherd, So.
3. Jaz Reynolds, Sr.
4. Trey Metoyer, So.
5. Durron Neal, So.
6. Lacoltan Bester, Sr.
This post was edited by Stuck in Mexas 11 months ago
Kenny bell rjr
Jamal turner Jr
Quincy enunwa Sr
Jordan westerkamp r FR
Alonzo Moore r FR
Tarriq Allen r so
preface - Malcolm Johnson is a TE but is going to be the best Receiver on the team. Guy is incredible. He is a JR
1a - Robert Johnson - JR
1b - Jeremy Chappelle - JR
2 - Jameon Lewis - JR
3 - Joe Morrow - SO
4 - Fred Brown - RFR
5 - Fred Ross (Will climb this list quickly) - FR
\6 - Brandon Holloway - RFR
7 - Michael Carr (back after a year off from personal issues - can climb this list quickly as well as he was one of our top WR's two years ago) - SR
8 - Ricco Sanders - SR
This post was edited by msudawg12 11 months ago
$50 bet with Rebels10 - Best of 3 Egg Bowls
**the $50 goes to others schools athletics dept**
I guess some of you are a ways down the list in some areas though. Maybe 2nd was a stretch.
Bama fans, amari cooper is a stud no doubt, but there's no way he surpasses Julio for you guys right?
Why So Serious?
Much more skilled than Julio is right now, IMO.
Julio has size and stature over him for sure and that goes along way, especially when you add his kind of athletic ability.
I think Amari came in so much more polished than Julio was their first year in. Obviously Amari passed up Julio's freshman receiving records, even though he missed a game and didn't even really begin starting until the 4th or 5th game of the season.
Numbers can be skewed though since Amari has had the benefit of a better QB as well.
I completely expect Amari to leave Alabama as the school's 2nd best WR in history behind Don Hutson and just ahead of Julio.
i lean this way too, but probably go with norwood over bell. norwood isnt crazy talented or anything but he is a good option all over the field with good size. i like white over most the guys we have but he cant seem to stay on the field for one reason or another.
all based on my projections
oh, and 2015 nfl top 5 receiver rankings:
He could. As a true freshman, Julio had 924 yards receiving and 4 TD's. Amari had 1000 yards, 11 TD's an SECC and a NC.
As a Sophomore, Julio had 596 yards receiving, 4 TD's, an SECC and a NC. Cooper is going into his second year.
Julio is 2nd in all time receiving yards behind only DJ Hall. If Cooper stay healthy, he will shatter the all time record.
Weedline, betteroff, thanks for the reply. I agree with most y'all said. Julio, I think, would have benefited much more under 3 years of mccarron than he did under McElroy, I also think y'all's overall level of talent right now is higher than when Julio played(fvck you guys for that even being possible), but I must say, I remember Julio making a lot of really clutch game saving plays. Obviously that last drive in the 09 iron bowl to keep y'all in the MNC game was huge. Not saying amari doesn't have the capability to do the same, my best friend is a huge bama fan and I watched 4 or 5 games with him, and amari made some great catches, like against A&M IIRC, but I just don't feel like he's been under nearly as much pressure as Julio was. Y'all's talent level at wide receiver is much better than when Julio played(not that it was bad).
I just look at Julio and think clutch factor, that guy who you know will make a play(love that he plays for my falcons now), when I look at amari, I see a steady, athletic playmaker, but not sure how clutch he would be under toght pressure, one thing is for sure, it will be interesting to watch him progress.
On a side note: still super bummed prothros career ended the way it did, he was fun to watch and IYAM, we wouldn't be having this discussion right now if it hadn't, especially if he played for saban.
Yeah I think he will at least in college. Julio is a better athlete but Amari is a more polished receiver.
Interesting to see the differing of opinions. I think McElroy as a QB definitely hurt Julio as McElroy didn't really get a feel for playing with Julio until half way through the 2010 season. Even in 2008, JPW took more chances and just threw it up and let Julio make a play on the ball from time to time. That would have been a huge difference for Julio if he would have been able to play with AJ. AJ is willing to take those chances and Amari made some big plays last season on the 50/50 balls. My only issue with Julio is that he had too many drops. With some of the big plays he made, it wasn't an issue of not having good hands, but losing focus from time to time, IMO.
I get blasted all the time on BOL for making comments about Prothro. Great athlete and an amazing young man, but I think Maze would have been just as much a star at Bama back around 2003-2005, IMO. I really don't think even a healthy Prothro would even be getting much playing time if he was on the team at the moment. He made some plays for sure, but the legend grew to astromical levels after his injury, especially coming after the catch in the Southern Miss game around that guy's helmet.
Very comparable athletes, IMO and I think Cooper plays faster although he may not actually be faster as far as 40 times. The difference is like you said, Amari is more polished, gets out of his breaks more quickly, and has better hands.
The area Julio's athleticism stands out is when you factor in that he is 2 inches taller and has about 25 lbs on Amari.
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