LiveToRide:: wncfb, where in western NC do you live....if you don't mind sharing?
NickGrinnell:: wnc what about the QBs
GridOrange:: How bout it Scott, any
word on QB's looking at us?
GridOrange:: Man, no Vols on CSS tonight.
Scott Kennedy:: David Wolke and Chase Patton are good
NickGrinnell:: im tired of the baseball on
wncfb:: My old neighbor is Jonathan Crompton class of
2005, he just moved to Waynesville and Tuscola HS
LiveToRide:: Nice city. Been there many times. For some reason, I
thought you were in Murphy.
Waynesville! Home of the famous Yellow House B&B!
wncfb:: Tenn offered Jonathan last month at a one day
GridOrange:: Anyone thing Dustin Colquitt will be a weapon for us
again this year?
NickGrinnell:: i am hoping the offense will keep him from
being a big weapon
GridOrange:: Greetings Loki
NickGrinnell:: the closer
we get the more i think that one of the frosh WRs will start off with a
GridOrange:: Hey, ya gotta punt sometimes
GridOrange:: Might as well kick the cover off of it.
hello to all those i havent greeted
GridOrange:: I'm like you though. I
hope we steam roll some folks this year.
Lokidog:: Thanks. Glas to be here
tonight. Just thought I would listen and learn.
wncfb:: Can someone tell me
about the walkon?
NickGrinnell:: just so you people know how special you
are, i put off going to get NCAA 2004 until tomorrow
NickGrinnell:: thats how
much i love you
LiveToRide:: Speaking of kicking the cover off the ball,
how's the PK job shaking out?
GridOrange:: WNC Which one
Wilhoit, Wilhoit, Wilhoit
NickGrinnell:: he will win at least two games for
wncfb:: The kid that was going to La Tech
LiveToRide:: How's the
GridOrange:: I hope he doesn't have too.
wncfb:: i dont know his
GridOrange:: I like him a lot but I'd rather score
NickGrinnell:: Brett Weyman
NickGrinnell:: He is looking good from all
LiveToRide:: wnc, you mean Weyman. Don't think the transfer
rumor has legs. Anyone know different?
GridOrange:: Hi ME4
NickGrinnell:: a shade short, but great accuracy
me4ut:: Good evening Chuck! Missed
JefferyStewart:: Hello Chuck
GridOrange:: I think Weyman will continue to leave his options
JefferyStewart:: Back at you LTR
GridOrange:: Just like Rattay
GridOrange:: Till the ship comes in, you have some
NickGrinnell:: Brett will give CPF a semister and no
GridOrange:: semister? Whats that?
dmkvol:: What's the latest
on Meachem and Swain (i.e., workout reports)?
LiveToRide:: Chuck, do you
think he's going to be influenced greatly by the results of our recruiting a qb
this year or would that really matter to him?
GridOrange:: I think he is in
the market for some real PT
CHVol:: Scott, what is your take on Patton and
Wolke? How good do you think they are?
GridOrange:: If we get in another
scholarship QB and odds are we will - He won't be too happy.
told me he LOVES Tenn and will make his decision early. He is going to the
elite11 as a Jr. (they call it ballboy, Casey went when he was a Jr)
raiderdj:: evening all
GridOrange:: Hiya Raider
LiveToRide:: JMO but I'd have to think it would come down to who that
scholarship qb was.
me4ut:: Hey Nick: According to a post today,
Littletx says he's 36 or 38 !!!!
JefferyStewart:: I think Tenn needs to sign
2 qbs this year
NickGrinnell:: i hope i am that energetic when I am
NickGrinnell:: thats pretty old :0
definitely has a hole to fill at QB, no doubt about it... especially since
Banks' heart is set on playing WR
GridOrange:: I Like what I've heard about
Weyman but I'm apprehensive about predicting where he'll wind
LiveToRide:: Jeffery, what were your impressions of those qb's at UT's
me4ut:: Just a LOT older than we speculated a couple of weeks
NickGrinnell:: yeah he is older than I thought
Scott Kennedy:: I like
the possibility of Patton and Weinke
NickGrinnell:: make sure you guys read
the post on Recruitniks about top 10 best road trips
was wild high all day but his footwork was impressive and he's
a legit 6-4
NickGrinnell:: fun read
me4ut:: Woa! Banks' heart
set on playing WR.....is that really true?????????????
I love Wolke's intangibles good arm needs to improve mechanics
Weinke? He is older than littletx
LiveToRide:: Jeff, do you know an accurate
height on Wolke? From what I saw at Vandy, he seems a tad small to
NickGrinnell:: Rocky Top News says Patton is 6-4.5
wncfb:: i saw him in Vegas 6'1.5"
Banks spent zero time learning the offense as a QB in the offseason... that
shows me where his heart is
GridOrange:: What are the odds on having 3
LiveToRide:: Is it just me or does dad seem a bit too
me4ut:: Jeffery - What's the sotry on this DT from Madison AL that
hated his visits to Bama and Aub? DId you see that post
JefferyStewart:: Let's settle on 6-2
GridOrange:: I'm just
glad Dad is one of the good guys
wncfb:: I went with Crompton to 3 camps and
each time his ht was diffrent
me4ut:: Grid - How bout Height, width and
JefferyStewart:: I'll have to check on DT
Kennedy:: David Brown is the DT you are talking about
LiveToRide:: Not saying
6-2 isn't tall enough but it would worry me a bit.
Scott Kennedy:: his sister
just graduated from AU
GridOrange:: AU have the lead then?
Sorry, I should have said Wolke's dad. DAD1A is a fantastic
NickGrinnell:: leave it up to an Auburn gread
6-2 is marginal but Leak is only 6-1/2
wncfb:: Leak aint 6'
don't know about Wolke's dad. I do know he's doing some PR for him
JefferyStewart:: I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt
David Brown. according to poster this afternoon, hated Auburn
GridOrange:: The sister tie might not make any
difference then. Especially, if she's already gone.
LiveToRide:: PR work, I can certainly
JefferyStewart:: Wolke gets a lot of support from his family
which seems very close
GridOrange:: LOL, hey thats right
Initial stuff im hearing from the latest session workouts is Weyman is still
working with the first team guys... Clausen, Leak and then Weyman in order...
after that the starting WR and DBs go off and the next group of guys do their
NickGrinnell:: Wolke is a really good QB, his height could cause some
Kennedy:: 6-2 does not cause problems for height
me4ut:: Grid - if you get a
chance go look up the thread.....guy has a bunch of offers, 4 star, 17th a
postion and got offered by ND and loved visit but folks don't want him that far
from home...etc, etc........
GridOrange:: After visiting
ND, I can see how a kid must feel visiting there. It's cool.
Somebody make LTR mad??????? that was quite a flurry of
NickGrinnell:: the chat sometimes gets a mind of its
JefferyStewart:: Shawnee Williams was a loss for
GridOrange:: I'm passionate about UT but if we were from that
area, man ND is a great place to watch a game too.
LiveToRide:: My dialup is
giving me fits. Can't wait til we get a highspeed option in the
GridOrange:: I think it was because I winked at
JefferyStewart:: Losing top two in state kids doesn't look good for
NickGrinnell:: i think over the next few years Buzz wont be losing guys
like he is especially in state
GridOrange:: Dial-up stinks
JefferyStewart:: Losing Keating won't help
really liked Kerry
GridOrange:: Aside from the loss of connections, java chat
really performs well on either dial-up or fat-pipe
NickGrinnell:: he was a
CHVol:: Jeff?Nick do you think Buzz will be able to lock down
the state as he hoped & what are our chances with Tyler Smith?
pretty amazing when you consider we are what, six weeks from opening the
LiveToRide:: Dial-up stinks but my neck of the woods was featured in
this month's American Iron magazine. Nice tradeoff.
get that too?
JefferyStewart:: They've got to reevaluate needs and who
else might leave like Winchester
NickGrinnell:: I think Tyler Smith is lock
to wear orange
GridOrange:: What's AI about?
LiveToRide:: Tyler is
crucial. If we can't lock the state, I'm hoping his ties in the SW come
through. We need a great get for the hoop team.
LiveToRide:: Yep and
others off the rack.
me4ut:: Has there been any progress regarding the
JefferyStewart:: Team already doesn't have a
JefferyStewart:: can't take any more projects at this point
Who do you think Buzz will go after now?
NickGrinnell:: the time to start risking is over
American Iron...for H-D enthusiasts. Featured the N. GA
JefferyStewart:: Buzz needs to find a player to build offense
JefferyStewart:: don't think that's wingate
LiveToRide:: I see
wingate as a project. Surprised at Winchester. Not sure about his
JefferyStewart:: He didn't show a lot
of heart last season didn't respond well to pressure didn't play defense didn't
shoot and couldn't handle the ball
CHVol:: How good is CJ Watson's
brother? Doesn't he graduate next year?
NickGrinnell:: a lot of peopel seem
to like lil CJ
LiveToRide:: Wonder if that's the curse of the prima donna
attitude haunting us again?
JefferyStewart:: cj's great and getting him
backup will help
JefferyStewart:: winchester has been a disappointment
for a top 50 player
GridOrange:: Evening GA
like CJ's attitude, he just goes out - plays the game and doesn't have to
LiveToRide:: Glad to see Bradshaw
exceeding early expectations with some of his play. Sounds like a great
additition. Heady player.
JefferyStewart:: Bradshaw is a
throwback player fans will love
GaVol:: Hello All, glad to reach out and
touch some Orange down here in Atlanta
NickGrinnell:: hello GA
GaVol:: Hello Nick, I really enjoy the work you guys
NickGrinnell:: practice starts Aug 5 guys
LiveToRide:: What we need are
some of those "throwback" guys on the football team. Brooks excites
NickGrinnell:: thanks GA
GridOrange:: Hi Bigg
NickGrinnell:: Where you been Jason
GaVol:: Can you tell a difference
in attitude or is it too early to tell
NickGrinnell:: i can def tell a
NickGrinnell:: i think most all can
are our odds with the Pressley guy from Carolina?
NickGrinnell:: how are you
NickGrinnell:: Demario would be a tremendous addition
Attitude isn't the only hurdle but it might be the
NickGrinnell:: fair but not over the top
NickGrinnell:: agree with
JS on attitude... killed us many times last season
BiggJ:: just getting in
GaVol:: I'm keeping my optimism tempered this year
JefferyStewart:: this team still have to learn how to win and against
GridOrange:: Well, we have lots of room for
JefferyStewart:: I don't know if they have that type of
BiggJ:: Did I miss anything important?
raiderdj:: attitude and
work ethic seem to be good so far.... but JS is correct... how will they react
when they take that first shot from Georgia in the mouth?
GridOrange:: I like
the seasons where the expectations aren't as lofty.
Douglas got kicked off the team
GaVol:: The SEC is down right now so the
opportunity for a Team to step up is there
NickGrinnell:: did you hear that
NickGrinnell:: he was just too dang big
BiggJ:: Yeah, I
GridOrange:: It's much better to be a suprize to be good than to go the
NickGrinnell:: that was a joke
about Douglas gyys
NickGrinnell:: no truth whatsoever
nearly jummped off my desk.
GaVol:: lol, enough kidding
about such things
LiveToRide:: Nick.....you dawg you!
CHVol:: Nick just
scared half of the Volunteer nation to death
BiggJ:: Nick, you know how
internet rumors get started dont you ( smile)
NickGrinnell:: i hesitated a sec too late
raiderdj:: hehe, good thing
the web chat didnt just drop connection on us all after that bombshell Nick
NickGrinnell:: that would have been interesting for sure
how is Cody'
GaVol:: Hey Grid, goes without saying how much we all owe you,
but thanks again.
me4ut:: Aren't there a couple of new rules regarding
practicing in pads and freshman only ????
NickGrinnell:: Cody's leg
NickGrinnell:: there will be no early frosh practice
doing good. He has to take it easy for a while to nurse his
NickGrinnell:: and no back-to-back days of 2 a days
Hey, I am merely a vessel. Thanks though.
raiderdj:: and i think its a
three hour minimum rest time between practices on 2 a days
GaVol:: Where is
Atlanta Vol? I haven't seen him around in a while
been a real pleasure working with the gang at RTN and the
LiveToRide:: I can see the advantage but from a football standpoint,
I'm not sure I like that.
NickGrinnell:: yeah i am not sure about it
raiderdj:: most of the coaches ive heard comment on it aren't too
happy about it either
NickGrinnell:: it is nice to let the frosh get broke
LiveToRide:: He's reincarnated as littletx. Great disguise,
NickGrinnell:: then again those guys have already been there for a
NickGrinnell:: Jeckel and Hyde
GridOrange:: LTR, that
not a disguse, thats a miracle
me4ut:: AV was over on Area 51 earlier
raiderdj:: but since when does a coach like the NCAA
telling them how to do anything? avoid those strip clubs, dont partake in
office pools... hehe
GaVol:: I look forward as the Season draws near for the
regulars to start posting again. Me, I'm just a lurker who enjoys the
LiveToRide:: Speaking of Jeckle...anyone catch the League of
GaVol:: no LTR, but heard it was good
LXG = DVD Rental
me4ut:: Nick - Can we expect your daily practice reports
again this year????????????? :-)
NickGrinnell:: sort of
raiderdj:: if you
arent familiar with the written story of LXG its probably
NickGrinnell:: we will have daily practice reports
- Care to amplify on that????????
LiveToRide:: Risky move trying to
capitalize on the comic craze but they did well. I enjoyed
JefferyStewart:: I heard it was awful but I haven't seen
BiggJ:: Nick any reports of the fresh performing in workouts
raiderdj:: what kind of practice access do they normally allow
NickGrinnell:: i havent seen the frosh yet J
NickGrinnell:: most everyone seems to be impressed with Swain and
GaVol:: I cannot wait to see some of those Fr Receivers in
LiveToRide:: Casting was great but still risky. Not your usual
NickGrinnell:: mostly just media and program
supporters/donators get into practice
NickGrinnell:: and me
GaVol:: of course, we have 80 of 85 schollys invested in Rec.
Surely one will be good, lol
BiggJ:: Cody told me that Meach burned a couple
of vets on the first
me4ut:: If this team adopts the
personality of our batch of linebackers, I think we will be
LiveToRide:: I've been meaning to ask vol12 to help get me in for
one but time just never seems right.
NickGrinnell:: that wouldn't surprise me
NickGrinnell:: he is a burner
raiderdj:: yep, Meach can flat
Lokidog:: oops, Saw swain in all star game He was something to
raiderdj:: hopefully he'll be disciplined enough to run
consitent routes... thats the big thing in this offense
GaVol:: yeah, he
looked good in all star game
JefferyStewart:: swain is a big time
LiveToRide:: me4ut, right on. That's the source of our
strength this year...at least from an attitude standoint.
have said if a football player could be ready for the NFL straight of HS (never
happen) Meach might fit that profile... if that makes any sense
GaVol:: yeah, but does he know the blocking schemes?
NickGrinnell:: man i hope he does
GaVol:: tongue in check,
LiveToRide:: Now that I think of it, I can remember another team that had
superior LB leadership. Dejavu?
NickGrinnell:: partly serious
BiggJ:: As long as he knows the endzone
JefferyStewart:: he has to
get stronger but when you seen him dressed out you;'ll swear he was
in the NFL
GridOrange:: Wasuup Vtown?
NickGrinnell:: the only thing that
me4ut:: LTR - Hope so! I think that KB may be a variation
of AW and hope he will get in the face of anyone not busting
NickGrinnell:: KB is a great mix of Leonard Little and Al
If Meach is better than Swain I can't wait
GaVol:: KB and KS are two
incredible players and with heart
GridOrange:: It's comforting to have those
guys back. Thats for sure.
LiveToRide:: Feast or famine. With
Meach, Swain to go with Banks and Jones, CC should be doing
GaVol:: if they stay healthy, oh baby watch
NickGrinnell:: CC seems to be very happy this summer
Anyone else suffering from fieldgoal frustration?
Lokidog:: LTR that's a
GridOrange:: Defense might be important but
NickGrinnell:: Grid I
think Vandy is maybe
GridOrange:: I need my TD's. I
ain't too proud to see some blow outs this year.
LiveToRide:: ...not to
mention handing it to Houston, Davis and Riggs when his arm
KINGDAVID:: Who hear is tired of all the Auburn hype?
has Casey looked in workouts?
GridOrange:: Lots of folks like good close
games but I wanna kick some butt this year.
GaVol:: don't get me started on
the offense, I might end up sounding like AV.
BiggJ:: I could
stand to see a blow out or two
JefferyStewart:: UT could win on
great defense and special teams with an average offense that made
NickGrinnell:: CC is throwing lasers
LiveToRide:: The AU hype
is well deserved. That's a scary team is Campbell stays on course.
truly believe our O line will be much better this year
looking at you CNY. Welcome.
NickGrinnell:: AU has to prove to me before i
believe the hype
cnyvol:: Thanks grid
BiggJ:: Our o-line needs more
GaVol:: I still say the SEC is down, so this is a good year for AU,
just like last year for UGA
GridOrange:: Who is tougher for us ? Miami or
JefferyStewart:: Also Tubs hasn't shown he can go the distance
KINGDAVID:: LTR, you may be right, but I am waiting on the USC game
before I believe anything.
raiderdj:: yep. all indications are CC looks
solid, healthy, and focused so far... and really playing the leadership
wncfb:: From what I have read in places this might cause a fight but,
Tell me about Coach Sanders. Can he do the job as OC?
LiveToRide:: I've had
little opportunity to see UT's backs live and up close but believe me, AU has
the deepest, most talented group I've seen on one team. Jacobs is a freak. I
pity the LB/DB who taking him on in the open field.
cnyvol:: I have a close
friend who's on the coaching staff at Miami ..he said the Canes are
BiggJ:: Miami will be tougher, at least from a mental
GridOrange:: AU might have the team to do it but Tubber is the
type to do something boneheadded and lose a close one.
GaVol:: I think he
makes a great Opry Coordinator, OC
cnyvol:: they're still smarting over
NickGrinnell:: Auburn is to our conference title and Miami
JefferyStewart:: It's hard to make a living in the SEC
with run alone no matter how good your backs are
LiveToRide:: I think
AU is tougher. Familiarity and an SEC opponent make for more
JefferyStewart:: AU's talent level isn't near Miami's
what does he do wrong, talk to me folks
GaVol:: I have a feeling USC beats AU
at the beginning of th eyear
raiderdj:: I have concerns about Sanders when he
goes to see the worst team in the NFL for offensive pointers
know about Riggs academic status
NickGrinnell:: that would be somewhat funny
to see happen
GaVol:: but AU still may be the team to beat.
LSU will be tough
BiggJ:: Getting beatg up and down the field the previous
year at homew is also pretty tough
LiveToRide:: They've got the
receivers. The problem is Campbell's consistency.
Aubies would jump off the bandwagon in record numbers
wncfb:: what team did
he go to
JefferyStewart:: Auburn hasn't beaten Arkansas in two years
and play at Fayetteville this year
raiderdj:: he spent some time with
the Houston Texans
GaVol:: good point JS
also plays LSU in Baton Rouge.
GridOrange:: Tubber takes needless risks. LOL,
like that one.
GaVol:: So big question, do we get another committ before the
Scott Kennedy:: The team to represent the west in the SEC
hasn't done it with less than two losses in ages
vtownvol:: went to
me4ut:: Wingnut doesn't have the QB to win it all....Hopefully we'll
break the code or somebody will before we get there.
NickGrinnell:: i say
there wont be any more until Sept
GaVol:: look for the same out of the east
NickGrinnell:: maybe Santi or Wolke
GridOrange:: Yea the balance
of power has shifted Westward - overall.
me4ut:: Anybody think we see Crhis
Leak in the game at QB for Florida when we play em?????????
LiveToRide:: Speaking of LSU, how's the S. Carey kid doing?
BiggJ:: me4ut- I don't think
GridOrange:: Vologan - Hi there
vtownvol:: he will prob
NickGrinnell:: i believe he is still a WR
KINGDAVID:: LTR, heard
Saban on the radio saying he is expecting a lot out of Carey at RB.
got to run guys, enjoyed the chat...................i'll be back for
NickGrinnell:: Shyrone doesnt appear to be the loss he once was
NickGrinnell:: like i said, Carey is a RB
JefferyStewart:: Carey was
one of the most explosive players I've ever seen on tape
me4ut:: Nick Is that
Hoss or Loss??????
GridOrange:: Anyone heard anything about John Ward calling
the HC game with Duke this year?
NickGrinnell:: hoss can fit in too i guess
me4ut:: No Grid but could
you please make that happen........please, pretty
LiveToRide:: That would be fantastic! One more
JefferyStewart:: That wouldn't fit ward's MO but It would be great
GridOrange:: I've done all I can
me4ut:: Ok, who's gonna be our
other corner.............Is AS ok????????????
BiggJ:: As should be fine, he or Allen can do the
JefferyStewart:: I got to think Jason Allen I wouldn't count on
JefferyStewart:: Vols need a shutdown corner and I'm not sure JG is that
me4ut:: Jeffery - That doesn't sound good.............something else come
LiveToRide:: Jeff, is there something we've missed on the AS
KINGDAVID:: I am excited to see Allen and Fitch play.
vtownvol:: is the investigation still going on?
LiveToRide:: JG, so
much promise but a career tailed off to be sure. Maybe a rebound this
NickGrinnell:: the AS investigation is still going on
me4ut:: JG seemed to come on strong and then fade as season wore
on..........or was it my imagination?????
BiggJ:: JG has the attitude of a
shut down corner
NickGrinnell:: oh hello to a nole
should be a great one
LiveToRide:: A nole in the house? Is my son on
the 'puter again?
JefferyStewart:: JG has has the talent he needs to get more
raiderdj:: and like all great corners,
he needs a short memory
me4ut:: This investigation needs to get wrapped up
one way or another..........We don't need another JR parallel that dragged on
JefferyStewart:: good point
raiderdj:: each time he
gave up a play he seemed to get less and less physical
played looser you're right
NickGrinnell:: he got apprehensive as teh season
raiderdj:: but that will improve with experience... and
JefferyStewart:: You've got to get in a receivers
face his way and his mind to be a shutdown CB
Didnt he start as a freshman?
me4ut:: JG and Company will be awesome if our
Linebackers and DE's are scaring the pants off the QBs!!!!!!!!!
Jeffery, you got that. Playing on your heels invites disaster. Body
vtownvol:: still a better corner than Battle
me4ut:: Having said that,
I hope we stunt/stunt/stunt! Certainly have the speed to
JefferyStewart:: I wouldn't be surprised to see Brandon Johnson get
LiveToRide:: FWIW, I thought Battle was awesome against
Miami. Watched him most every play.
vtownvol:: he had the size to play
JefferyStewart:: Battle could play both big and small
receivers and he'd hit you A version of Dale Carter
carter and Terry
JefferyStewart:: McDaniel best ever at CB
Once he gets the mental part down, I suspect he'll have a great NFL career.
me4ut:: Jeff - Excited to hear that......do you have any film on Johson
you can post up???????
raiderdj:: and Dale Carter was a kick blocking
JefferyStewart:: It's hard to get JC film He'll remind you a
little of Battle though
LiveToRide:: I hope he does blow us away. Means
fewer reps for Jones on D. Good news to be sure.
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