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O-Line Notes -- Spring 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018, in Football by Kendall.

I recently said this on the message board(s)....

Here's how I know our o-line is going to be better in 2018, and our best OL since 2011: Knowing what we're working with in terms of raw ingredients and then just... talking to people.

As far as "best talent since 2011" goes, that's a product of improved OL recruiting hitting the field. Pasztor, Aboushi, Bowanko, and Moses had next-level ability; after they were gone, Wallace, Whitmire, Burbank, Mooney, Karl, Matte...

Recruiting Expectations - Football

Posted on January 31, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

We're a week away from the traditional February National Signing Day in college football. This year's iteration falls on Wednesday, February 7. While the bulk of the Hoos' 2018 class was signed in the first ever early signing day back in December 2017, there's still some work to be done by Bronco Mendenhall and staff. It's been a rough week so far for the football staff on the trail as reported silent commit Jordan Miller flipped from the Hoos to Miam

2018 Football Schedule Examination

Posted on January 24, 2018, in Football by Karl Hess.

The 2018 football schedule was released a week ago. Having had some time to digest it, I wanted to share my thoughts and expectations. Because there are so many known unknowns and unknown unknowns (thanks Donald Rumsfeld for that bit of "genius"), I'm going to pass on the typical game by game predictions at this point. Instead, I'll divide the games into four tiers: definite wins, tossups, probable losses, and write offs. I'll also provide an expected