CHAMPS XVII

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  1. RJF-GUMP

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    Sounds like Saban is fired up and has at least another 3-5 years in him. Maybe longer. Love it.
     
  2. LeonardWashington

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    supposedly the class is really picking up some momentum and will be adding some guys in the next two weeks. Seems like we will be fine when the dust settles
     
  3. i am a bammer

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    How many will be in this class?
     
  4. Juicy Locke

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    “There’s greatness and there’s unacceptable, there’s nothing in between.” That is such a good quote.
     
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  5. PrinceWimbley

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    Yeah, I’m starting to get a little more optimistic. I think a lot of it definitely has to do with the pandemic and Saban’s evaluation process conflicting. Seems like once he realized there would be no camps and the dead period was extended again he started giving some guys the go ahead who had kindof been sitting on ice.

    We seem to be gaining some momentum with a few of our higher rated targets and appear more in the thick of it than I thought even a few weeks ago. And this fall is going to be a massive flip season in a mad dash to the early signing period. Will be insane.
     
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  6. Capstone 88

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    This erection will definitely last longer than 4 hours. God damn.
     
  7. LeonardWashington

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    Looks like we are getting Nike Sibande if Petty doesn't come back. Looking less and less likely he will be back next year
     
  8. PrinceWimbley

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    Ian Jackson announcing next Thursday.
     
  9. dblplay1212

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    Take 2 minutes to read this

     
  10. Clown Baby

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  11. Joey Freshwater

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    Really hope we could bring Petty back. I just don’t see him being a draft pick. I honestly think he’d be a 2nd rounder at worst if he came back and showed some improvement with his ball handling. His defense and rebounding improved so much this year.
     
  12. Whammy

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    Doesn't look that impressive to me, looks slow AF actually.

    Cue the "but his hip," takes.
     
  13. southlick

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    Nate Oats has always been someone who loves dynamic guard play, and now he could be on the verge of adding another one to the class. The Alabama Crimson Tide now have my Crystal Ball pick for Miami-Ohio transfer Nike Sibande.

    Sibande, who averaged 13.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game this past season for the RedHawks, is an explosive 6-foot-4 guard who can score in bunches.

    Along with Alabama, Sibande has Georgia, Arkansas, Georgetown and Xavier on his list, but the consistent work done by Oats and his staff according to a source with knowledge of the situation is what has made a difference.

    Sibade will have one year of eligibility remaining, and is expected to sit out the 2020-21 season, in hopes of refining his outside shot and being an impact player in 2021-22 for the Tide.

    A bit of a volume shooter, Sibande is someone who plays with the ultimate aggressiveness on the court and should thrive in Alabama’s up-tempo system.

    It is unknown when exactly that Sibande plans to make his commitment, but for now it does sound like the Crimson Tide are in the driver’s seat in this recruitment, and that they will be tough to beat barring a late change of heart.
     
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  14. Smuggy

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    I’m happy we’re going to land Ian Jackson.
    I doubt anybody else feels this way, but I hope Kendrick Blackshire goes elsewhere. He’s jacked like a college senior but really stiff. A lot of folks have fallen in love with how he looks IMO.
     
  15. Odin

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    shack gonna lead the sec in scoring
     
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  16. Joey Freshwater

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    He’s gonna be up there for sure. I kinda expect Ellis to be a pretty big scorer for us too. I figure Primo gives us around 10-15 a game which would be great.
     
  17. southlick

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    Alabama linebacker target Ian Jackson will make his college choice on Thursday, May 28, he announced on Twitter Saturday morning.

    The finalists for the Prattville (Ala.) star are Alabama, Auburn, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, and Oregon.

    The Crimson Tide offered Jackson back in February and the in-state standout has ascended UA's recruiting board throughout the spring.

    "Coach (Nick) Saban loved my versatility and the fact that I can play inside or outside linebacker," Jackson told BamaOnLine when he earned the offer from UA earlier this year. "He likes the fact that I can cover, play in space and rush the passer. He also said that my frame reminded him a lot of CJ Mosley and Rashaan Evans."

    UA has maintained consistent contact with Jackson, led by area recruiter Charles Kelly. His relationship with the staff and how he fits into the Tide's scheme has Bama among the finalists.

    “Their defense that they run, I think it fits me really well,” Jackson said of why he likes the Tide. “And the relationship with the coaches is a great one. They have a plan for me. Knowing that they have a plan and knowing that they have everything figured out, that’s a big thing.”

    At 6-foot-1, 210 pounds, Jackson is rated the No. 15 outside linebacker and the No. 235 overall player in the country, per the industry-generated 247Sports Composite Rankings.

    The Tide is trending on the 247Sports Crystal Ball.

    Here is 247Sports' eval of the Top247 'backer via Barton Simmons:

    "While frame is unclear on film, intel suggests that Jackson has a modern second level linebacker frame with the ability to add 20 to 30 pounds at the college level. Could pass as a big safety but developmental upside could allow for future playing inside or outside linebacker. Good tackler in space. Anticipates well on the perimeter. Plays with continued effort and motor. Moving target for blockers. Primarily an East-West athlete but shows some ability to body up ball-carriers. Isn’t asked to play through the line of scrimmage or downhill very often. Could have issues against big bodies when they get hands on him. An off-the-ball uncovered linebacker that needs continued development physically but is likely a multi-year starter at a Power Five program with mid round NFL potential."

     
  18. southlick

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    Miller Moss, the No. 52 player nationally in the 247Sports Composite, is one of the top un-committed quarterbacks in the country but that might not be the case much longer.

     
  19. dblplay1212

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    Sark talks ball with him for hours? That sounds miserable.
     
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  20. DoubleDutchBus

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    Blackshire is a bit stiff, but not Shane Lee stiff.
     
  21. Joey Freshwater

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    Not many pornstars could get that stiff either.
     
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  22. JohnLocke

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    So sounds like we're picking up Nike Sibande at SG. Does that mean Petty is out? I love that we might have a dude named Nike
     
  23. Joey Freshwater

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    If we land him I’d expect that probably means Petty is gone for sure. Sibande has already said that if the waiver was approved to play this year he’d still rather redshirt because he doesn’t feel that he’s ready for this level of basketball yet. Wants to spend a year in the system with to learn. I find that pretty admirable actually.
     
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  24. OhReally

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  25. southlick

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    Another crystal ball for
     
  26. southlick

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  28. Whammy

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    I continue to say it...most people are thinking 3-5, but it wouldn’t surprise me at all to see him go another 15. Joe Pa and Bowden did it, only health can stop him IMO
     
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  29. HtownTide

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    Waddle is so damn good. He has the shake of Javy with the straight line speed of Ruggs
     
  30. Joey Freshwater

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  31. Whammy

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    Ohio State AD says they're modeling scenarios between 20,000 - 50,000 in their stadium this fall.

    Here we go
     
  32. Clown Baby

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    Our model is gonna be one student out, one blue hair in. By the end of the third the entire stadium will be seated.
     
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  33. Capstone 88

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    This is super interesting that 1.7x is the line of delineation. Obviously at some point you’re going to have diminishing returns, but i would have guessed it would be higher. Loving this hire more and more every day
     
  34. Whammy

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    I was also surprised, I would bet a substantial portion of players squat way more than that
     
  35. Capstone 88

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    I’m sure they do, but I doubt they’re really maxing out so they probably don’t know that number. Probably rotate max effort exercises to keep
    The neuromuscular patterns in tact and speed/dynamic work to build speed. Would love to spend a day with them picking their brains
     
  36. southlick

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    Some dude on BOL posted this...

    Essentially, Dr. Rhea is using Multiple Regression Analysis to evaluate which physical attributes have the most predictive power in predicting the speed of an athlete.

    So the data set contains multiple independent variables (e.g. squat/body weight ratio among many others....possibly height, weight, BMI, vertical jump, standing broad jump, shuttle time, bench press/body weight ratio, power clean/body weight ratio, etc.) and each of these independent variables is then evaluated to determine which has the most impact (predictive power) on the speed (dependent variable in this analysis) of the athlete.

    So the above data can be added in a table format [in Microsoft Excel] in order to run the Multiple Regression Analysis using any statistical analysis software (e.g., MS Excel Analysis ToolPak)


    Athletes below the 1.7x squat/body weight ratio (for example, a 200lb athlete squatting less than 340lbs):
    -STRENGTH has an R squared value = 0.24 (24%) per Multiple Regression Analysis
    -For such athletes, STRENGTH [or lack thereof] accounts for 24% of the variance in speed
    -Strength Training should be a focus but not the sole purpose for improving speed for these athletes


    Athletes above the 1.7x squat/body weight ratio (for example, a 200lb athlete squatting more than 340lbs):
    -STRENGTH has an R squared value of LESS THAN 0.24 (24%) per Multiple Regression Analysis
    -For such athletes, being that STRENGTH accounts for less than 24% of the variance in speed, it is no longer a limiting factor for improving speed
    -Strength development [for improving speed] no longer needs to be a primary area of focus for these athletes
    -These athletes may still experience Strength Improvements as a by-product of training for power and neuromuscular coordination
     
  37. Capstone 88

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    This is kind of what I was getting at. At some levels of strength you kind of have to limit the amount of actual strength work you do. Thanks for sharing
     
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  38. i am a bammer

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    Can these jocks go to Rodgers and use matlab or something?
     
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  39. southlick

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    Alabama offensive line target Jaeden Roberts will announce his commitment on Wednesday, May 27 at 12 p.m. CT

    His official list of finalists are: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, LSU, and Oklahoma State. However, if you've tracked this one, it's been three teams of note throughout the spring that have been atop the Houston (Texas) North Shore standout's mind -- the Crimson Tide, Auburn, and Oklahoma State. Auburn recently joined the top three over LSU. Roberts, as of Sunday night, is saying all six programs are in mix.

     
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  40. LeonardWashington

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    that motherfucker is huge. We getting him?
     
  41. TrustyPatches

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    Yo that’s just DJ Fluker
     
  42. southlick

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    Don't know but there's this little tidbit.

     
  43. southlick

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    Bone says not to expect it to be Bama For Roberts.
     
  44. DriveByBBQ

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    Can I get a link to that data?
     
  45. Clown Baby

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  46. southlick

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  47. Smuggy

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    With Eric Carlson?
     
  48. southlick

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  49. southlick

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    Tommy Brockermeyer’s top four is the same.

    Clemson (originally in top 5) is out.
     
  50. southlick

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