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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
I am not overly excited by Vogt. We should give the kid a chance.

I am mildly encouraged that he thought enough of Brannen to want to follow him.
I am mildly encouraged that Brannen thought enough of Vogt to accept him.

Now we need a point guard / ball handler.
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
(05-18-2019 12:02 PM)HoopsJunky Wrote:  Low risk transfer IMO

Brannen knows him

He has a lot of scholarships open and took over April 14th when most of
2019 recruiting class was signed

Good points. I think familiarity with Brannen's system and in each other is huge at this stage in the game. I don't know what this kid can bring to the team talent/skill-wise and in quality minutes but it's not like he has to morph into Joel Embiid to come near Brooks' or Nsoeme's playing level with all due respect.
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
This kids a bigger guy than i thought he was. It will be interesting to see how much bulk he adds over the summer with Rehfeldt. As tall as he is, he could end up 300 lbs. by the time he graduates.

https://twitter.com/MRStrengthUC/status/...6425940992
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
(06-11-2019 09:08 PM)dsquare Wrote:  This kids a bigger guy than i thought he was. It will be interesting to see how much bulk he adds over the summer with Rehfeldt. As tall as he is, he could end up 300 lbs. by the time he graduates.

https://twitter.com/MRStrengthUC/status/...6425940992

Can he play FB?
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
(06-12-2019 08:31 AM)doss2 Wrote:  
(06-11-2019 09:08 PM)dsquare Wrote:  This kids a bigger guy than i thought he was. It will be interesting to see how much bulk he adds over the summer with Rehfeldt. As tall as he is, he could end up 300 lbs. by the time he graduates.

https://twitter.com/MRStrengthUC/status/...6425940992

Can he play FB?

It's funny you bring that up as before Brannen had all the signings the past 10 days or so i heard Brendel talking on the radio that Lorenz Metz is now measuring out at about 6'10 330 at the tackle position for the football team. I was wondering if he could play bball. Considering he has 4 more years of eligibilty including the upcoming season he will be interesting to watch. I just wonder if he's still growing. lol
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
(06-12-2019 09:29 AM)dsquare Wrote:  
(06-12-2019 08:31 AM)doss2 Wrote:  
(06-11-2019 09:08 PM)dsquare Wrote:  This kids a bigger guy than i thought he was. It will be interesting to see how much bulk he adds over the summer with Rehfeldt. As tall as he is, he could end up 300 lbs. by the time he graduates.

https://twitter.com/MRStrengthUC/status/...6425940992

Can he play FB?

It's funny you bring that up as before Brannen had all the signings the past 10 days or so i heard Brendel talking on the radio that Lorenz Metz is now measuring out at about 6'10 330 at the tackle position for the football team. I was wondering if he could play bball. Considering he has 4 more years of eligibilty including the upcoming season he will be interesting to watch. I just wonder if he's still growing. lol

Holy cow, that's insane. Is that going to affect his center of gravity in a negative way? I can't recall any successful tackles that were over 6'8".

Edit: Jonathan Ogden was 6'9" and is in the HOF. Still, 6'10" seems too tall for tackle to me.
 
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(06-12-2019 09:48 AM)robertfoshizzle Wrote:  
(06-12-2019 09:29 AM)dsquare Wrote:  
(06-12-2019 08:31 AM)doss2 Wrote:  
(06-11-2019 09:08 PM)dsquare Wrote:  This kids a bigger guy than i thought he was. It will be interesting to see how much bulk he adds over the summer with Rehfeldt. As tall as he is, he could end up 300 lbs. by the time he graduates.

https://twitter.com/MRStrengthUC/status/...6425940992

Can he play FB?

It's funny you bring that up as before Brannen had all the signings the past 10 days or so i heard Brendel talking on the radio that Lorenz Metz is now measuring out at about 6'10 330 at the tackle position for the football team. I was wondering if he could play bball. Considering he has 4 more years of eligibilty including the upcoming season he will be interesting to watch. I just wonder if he's still growing. lol

Holy cow, that's insane. Is that going to affect his center of gravity in a negative way? I can't recall any successful tackles that were over 6'8".

Edit: Jonathan Ogden was 6'9" and is in the HOF. Still, 6'10" seems too tall for tackle to me.

Yeah, at 6'10" your CoG is so high that it starts to hinder your ability to gain leverage unless you are incredibly technically sound and able to stay low (two things Ogden was phenomenally good at).
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
(06-12-2019 09:48 AM)robertfoshizzle Wrote:  Holy cow, that's insane. Is that going to affect his center of gravity in a negative way? I can't recall any successful tackles that were over 6'8".

Edit: Jonathan Ogden was 6'9" and is in the HOF. Still, 6'10" seems too tall for tackle to me.

Completely agree. Especially for a newcomer to football it seems teaching someone to get leverage at that height is going to be difficult. Ogden is the exception to the rule but at his height I think he's playing the wrong sport. Or you could use him on the DL; wasn't Margus Hunt ridiculously tall.
 
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RE: Chris Vogt transfers to UC
I think JW kind of summed it up well:

"That's a big dude," said safety James Wiggins. "Once he gets on the field he changes. He's funny and always talking to me outside of football, but once he gets on the field you don't want to mess with him. You do not want to mess with him."

https://gobearcats.com/news/2019/4/20/fo...giant.aspx
 
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