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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by HookedonGriz » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:03 pm

poorgriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:51 pm
HookedonGriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:45 pm
poorgriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Gaeilge1 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:37 pm
Depth is certainly improving defensively. Still a concern on both lines though. I know the staff is working on it, but sure would like to see at least one more DL and two more OL in camp to start fall drills. I know that is a tough order but it sure would be welcome.
How many transfers and downs on the 2019 version of the griz, any idea?
7 official so far (Knight, Pillans, Babros, Vinyard, Roland, Vaohea, and Tolliver). Ryder Rice will make 8 and will be official very soon. Still an outside chance at a big time O Lineman to add too.
That's not bad, I was thinking there were more. I think MSU has at least that many.
I get a little nervous when there’s a lot of transfers. Makes me feel like an overhaul but I agree I don’t think 7-8 is too many. At least not when they seem to be a good mix of various positions where Griz need instant help and depth (OL, RB, DE, CB)

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by Hawkeyebowhunter » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:20 pm

Picked up a big interior O-line commit today. Not sure if he is eligible or not just yet
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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by grizfan1984 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm

Hopefully we can pick up Josh Walker to play DT then we will be complete

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by dayday » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 pm

grizfan1984 wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Hopefully we can pick up Josh Walker to play DT then we will be complete
I don’t think that is in the cards. But adding Mallory might allow Longoria to move back to DL for depth purposes

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by AZGrizFan » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:43 pm

dayday wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 pm
grizfan1984 wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Hopefully we can pick up Josh Walker to play DT then we will be complete
I don’t think that is in the cards. But adding Mallory might allow Longoria to move back to DL for depth purposes
That would be a great move.
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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by PlayerRep » Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:00 am

HookedonGriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:03 pm
poorgriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:51 pm
HookedonGriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:45 pm
poorgriz wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:30 pm


How many transfers and downs on the 2019 version of the griz, any idea?
7 official so far (Knight, Pillans, Babros, Vinyard, Roland, Vaohea, and Tolliver). Ryder Rice will make 8 and will be official very soon. Still an outside chance at a big time O Lineman to add too.
That's not bad, I was thinking there were more. I think MSU has at least that many.
I get a little nervous when there’s a lot of transfers. Makes me feel like an overhaul but I agree I don’t think 7-8 is too many. At least not when they seem to be a good mix of various positions where Griz need instant help and depth (OL, RB, DE, CB)
I agree.

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by '68griz » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am

I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by grizindabox » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:55 am

'68griz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am
I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.
As opposed to the lack of depth and possibly talent that led to transfer route.

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by astutegriz » Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:14 pm

grizindabox wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:55 am
'68griz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am
I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.
As opposed to the lack of depth and possibly talent that led to transfer route.
:lol: That wasn’t teed up for a perfect response or anything...

In fact I’d like to “worry more about chemistry” with another DT, RB, and OT pushing for starts and providing depth. We are in far better position than last year.

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by AZGrizFan » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:26 pm

astutegriz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:14 pm
grizindabox wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:55 am
'68griz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am
I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.
As opposed to the lack of depth and possibly talent that led to transfer route.
:lol: That wasn’t teed up for a perfect response or anything...

In fact I’d like to “worry more about chemistry” with another DT, RB, and OT pushing for starts and providing depth. We are in far better position than last year.
Lol. Agreed on both fronts.
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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by Ursus1 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:04 pm

dayday wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 pm
grizfan1984 wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:28 pm
Hopefully we can pick up Josh Walker to play DT then we will be complete
I don’t think that is in the cards. But adding Mallory might allow Longoria to move back to DL for depth purposes
Do you think they will? Did he show any signs of being ready to play dline this year (I never heard a peep about him last year in his ability)?

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by uofmman1122 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:05 pm

Worrying about team chemistry > worrying if the O-Line can even make a block

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by kemajic » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 am

'68griz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am
I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.
You'd rather play freshmen that are not ready physically or skills-wise? We saw too much of that last year. It loses games. If you can improve your team strength and depth, you don't miss opportunities. Our best teams have had a number of contributing transfers. The number of transfers we have now does not risk team chemistry when you have senior leaders on the field like Sneed and Olson.
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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by bgbigdog » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:06 am

kemajic wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 am
'68griz wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:50 am
I also worry about too many transfers and the potential lack of chemistry.
Our best teams have had a number of contributing transfers.
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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by IdaGriz01 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:40 am

kemajic wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 am
... The number of transfers we have now does not risk team chemistry when you have senior leaders on the field like Sneed and Olson.
Bingo! :thumb:

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Re: Griz add defensive depth

Post by WaGriz4life » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:12 am

IdaGriz01 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:40 am
kemajic wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:03 am
... The number of transfers we have now does not risk team chemistry when you have senior leaders on the field like Sneed and Olson.
Bingo! :thumb:
And Sneed is a transfer himself

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