2016 QB Feleipe Franks Commits

Discussion in 'LSU RECRUITING' started by bhelmLSU, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. bhelmLSU

    bhelmLSU Veteran Member Staff Member

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  2. bhelmLSU

    bhelmLSU Veteran Member Staff Member

  3. old school

    old school Freshman

    I think his verbal would definitely seem like a bigger deal if he were a 2015 commit or on more people's radar. This is a very highly ranked QB and a great get if he sticks to his word.
  4. MLUTiger

    MLUTiger Secular Humanist

    This is Cam's top choice at QB for 2016.
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  5. LSUDad

    LSUDad Senior Member

    Major get, very good player. Welcome Tiger
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  6. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

    Just got to hold onto him for 18 short months.

    Won't be easy coming from Florida.
  7. old school

    old school Freshman

    The only weakness that jumps out at me is his long delivery similar to J.J. and Tim Tebow. He goes down with the football before releasing it, which impairs accuracy and can also lead to fumbles. It is a hard habit to break and in live game action many QB's revert back to it. I think he is mobile judging by his video and I see he is listed as a dual threat. Does anyone have any idea how good a runner he is because I saw a few roll-outs, but don't know how many yards he rushed for, etc..
  8. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

    He also lofts the ball on his long throws and his receivers must dawdle to get under it. He can get away with that versus high school cornerbacks, but he'll need to develop a flatter trajectory and hit those men in stride in the SEC.
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  9. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    You are comparing JJ to Tebow? Tebow might not have had the skills to transition to the next level but he was a great college quarterback. JJ was, uh, well, he was JJ
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  10. old school

    old school Freshman

    I'm comparing JJ's delivery to Tebow. They both had a wind up delivery. I knew Tebow wouldn't make it in the pro's because he was too inaccurate and his delivery was too slow for pro ball. I told this to anyone who would listen. Tebow had QB guru's try to alter his delivery after he left Florida, but he kept reverting back to his old style in the heat of the game.

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