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Any summaries, unexpected good news or bad, etc. on the recruiting front?
12-20-2017 11:05 AM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
Akron had six recruits sign today, so far. We're lined up to have our best class in a very long time (though the bar hasn't exactly been set high).
12-20-2017 11:07 AM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
EMU is up to around 17 as of 11 a.m. Only two who are verbals have not yet been confirmed.

Already about 5 JUCOs as EMU went hard to add JUCO WR, TE and help along the front six (we play a front six, not seven, a 4 - 2 - 5).

We did sign a few JUCOs who were not publicly committed to EMU.

I would think the staff is very happy as they got a lot of JUCOs who can step in, and had redshirted almost the entire 2017 frosh class, etc.

I think a consensus among EMU fans is that if we get good quarterbacking in 2018 we'll be pretty tough. Our talent level, depth and coaching is much better than in the past.
(This post was last modified: 12-20-2017 11:11 AM by emu steve.)
12-20-2017 11:10 AM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
Our biggest land was a 4-star OT, Antwan Reed. We also signed 17 three-stars.

Per WMU's twitter:

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12-20-2017 11:12 AM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
Looks like the conference will continue to go through NIU, Toledo, and WMU based on recruiting classes for this year.
12-20-2017 11:15 AM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
BG had 17 sign today. I think they expected 1 more but no word on that last one yet. I wasn't sure what numbers to expect with the early signing period. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I think those who did not sign yet, can still sign in the next couple days....or wait until February.
12-20-2017 02:05 PM
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(12-20-2017 02:05 PM)Siborg Wrote:  BG had 17 sign today. I think they expected 1 more but no word on that last one yet. I wasn't sure what numbers to expect with the early signing period. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I think those who did not sign yet, can still sign in the next couple days....or wait until February.

You are correct.

The big thing is that it allows mid-year transfer JUCOs as well as high school graduates to start school next month.

Others who plan to start school during summer can sign in February along with others who are unwilling or unable to commit, today, tomorrow or Friday.

EMU's coach has indicated that 8 or 9 of his signees will enter EMU next month. I think 5 are JUCOs so they can do spring ball and hopefully make the 2-deeps in August.
12-20-2017 02:27 PM
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Copied from InductChuck16:


Big-time QB signs with Toledo
Carter Bradley out of Jacksonville, FL!!!

6'3" 210 lb. 17th-ranked pro-style QB in the entire country. 78th best ranked player in the Sunshine state. Holds 21 offers including Wisconsin, West Virginia, Syracuse, Rutgers, Purdue, Pitt, Ole Miss, Louisville, Indiana, Cincy, Marshall, FIU, FAU, etc.
12-20-2017 07:27 PM
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and from TampaRocket:

Just saw that Bradley was #267 on the ESPN 300...not many G5 schools represented on that list...the OT that signed with WMU was 256...impressive for both schools.
12-20-2017 07:29 PM
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RE: Early Signing Period 2017/8
Toledo signed a class heavy on guys they targeted who were mid level recruits with multiple offers and solid rankings but not full on blue chip types- with the exception of Bradley who is the type of player the MAC rarely gets in as a frosh. That said, recruiting lists are wait and see in reality. Many of the top players on this year's Toledo team were among the lower ranked recruits in their UT class.
12-20-2017 11:10 PM
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