Ja'Tavion Sanders

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by X Misn Tx, Feb 7, 2021.

  1. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    Did you know that Ja'Tavion Sanders is the 13th highest rated recruit for Texas since 247 began?

    And the list includes Bru McCoy lol so I'm thinking he's 12th.

    Y'all get ready!

    Here's the whole list...
    Texas All Time Football Recruits
     
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  2. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    Cory Redding and Chris Simms would've been top 10 if it included 1999. Of course 5* isn't a guarantee. A couple of the top 10 were busts and Mike Davis and Malik Jefferson didn't exactly set the world on fire.
     
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  3. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    Great list and much appreciated. Just goes to show that the ratings are a guide, but not an exact science.
     
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  4. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    Reviewing the list, I’d put the “hit rate,” performance versus expectations, at about 50%. As an example, Gray & Brown were expected to be huge difference makers, and neither were. There are many others that didn’t do as well as they did, and both — in college — were somewhat of a disappointment.
     
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  5. I_Dont_Exist

    I_Dont_Exist 1,000+ Posts

    I'd say 50% is extremely generous. More like 30%.
     
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  6. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    Brown has done fine in the NFL. Earl and Ricky would've struggled behind the worst line in Texas history. Maybe the worst line in college football history.
     
  7. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    Foreman did pretty well behind what was supposedly a very weak line.
     
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  8. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    I'm going to go at about 50%. Not that they were NFL 1st round picks, but that they were very good to great for us.
     
  9. Clean

    Clean 5,000+ Posts

    I remember watching Tray Allen’s signing ceremony at night on NSD. I was so relieved when he signed, then nothing. Couldn’t break the starting lineup of a very average line.
     
  10. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    We haven't heard much about Sanders so far. And I missed him on the 3 deep.
     
  11. VYFan

    VYFan 2,500+ Posts

    I’m interested in this, too.
     
  12. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    Had a holding penalty late in game on run to the outside and saw him play on extra point kicks.
     
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  13. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    To me he seems like a better fit on defense, as an OLB/edge rusher. But to be realistic, I really don’t know that much about him.
     
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  14. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 2,500+ Posts

    I will always say it was that hurry up offense and his vision. Of course the line must have been creating some openings.
    But I like the offensive coordinator and his offensive line coach I hated to see them leave.
     

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