Poll: How important is it for Jesse Scroggins to wind up at Tennessee?

How important is it for Jesse Scroggins to wind up at Tennessee?

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Gator_Hater (Inactive) writes:

It would be huge to get him just for the fact that more OL and WR's would start to commit. Honestly, I'm more concerned about getting O-linemen. Another tight end wouldn't hurt.

ThaiVolFan writes:

Without a doubt he is THE most important recruit for UT. You know how sometimes you just have a gut feeling about some things? I really feel the Scroggins kid is the future of Tennessee football. Alongside the Brown and Oku combination in the backfield, it's gonna seem like the glory days all over again. After Jesse commits, just watch the firworks go off for the offensive side of this years recruiting. Come on over to Knoxville Jesse, everyone is ready and waiting for you. Go Big Orange!

Huttdawg100 writes:

in response to ThaiVolFan:

Without a doubt he is THE most important recruit for UT. You know how sometimes you just have a gut feeling about some things? I really feel the Scroggins kid is the future of Tennessee football. Alongside the Brown and Oku combination in the backfield, it's gonna seem like the glory days all over again. After Jesse commits, just watch the firworks go off for the offensive side of this years recruiting. Come on over to Knoxville Jesse, everyone is ready and waiting for you. Go Big Orange!

I agree, but I would take it a step further: landing Scroggins is essential to Kifffin's future here at UT. We see the positive effect that Coach Monte Kiffin and Coach Ed O has had recruiting on the defensive side of the ball: everyone wants to play with an NFL legend... But, Coach Lane Kiffin has a time limit, and he has got to get his guy, and he's got to get his guy help on offense. I think Scroggins is his guy. I like Scroggins. He can make every throw, and he has the legs to escape when needed. The Guy is a Volunteer legend waiting to happen. I think we're gonna get him.

pdhuff#552644 writes:

We may come by land this fall.

With Steely Dan at QB. Turn and hand off, turn and hand off, oops, try again.

No more Wyomings.

tway14 writes:

We do need a QB, but lets wait and see what Kiff can do with what he has. He may be able to make something out of nothing. Give him time we are short on tallent but I believe these kids are buying into him and will play harder than they did last season.

the10sevol writes:

Steely Dan at qb? hmm, becker and fagan each have 4 years of eligibility left, so we're getting an 8 year commit?

leave it to this staff to find a unique recruiting strategy...

ThaiVolFan writes:

in response to Huttdawg100:

I agree, but I would take it a step further: landing Scroggins is essential to Kifffin's future here at UT. We see the positive effect that Coach Monte Kiffin and Coach Ed O has had recruiting on the defensive side of the ball: everyone wants to play with an NFL legend... But, Coach Lane Kiffin has a time limit, and he has got to get his guy, and he's got to get his guy help on offense. I think Scroggins is his guy. I like Scroggins. He can make every throw, and he has the legs to escape when needed. The Guy is a Volunteer legend waiting to happen. I think we're gonna get him.

Yeah, good point. Your right, Scroggins would be credited to Kiffin's offense so it really would be key for Kiffin to land him and get his side of the ball covered with big name recruits and talent as well.

TheVolunteer writes:

I would take Rettig over him any day! Rettig proved he's got what it takes at skills camp and he has no current offers. Kiffin needs to be smart and offer this kid. Hell, we offered Brunetti, why not offer Rettig.

TheVolunteer writes:

in response to RichRollin:

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Agreed!! I just think if Kiffin was to offer him now, then Rettig would commit.

TheVolunteer writes:

in response to Navalorange:

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My reasoning is because I think Scroggins is overated. If you put Scroggins in different class with better QB'S, I bet he would be a *** recruit. Judging from his highlights, I consider him overated. While Rettig on the other hand is underated, he will be on every teams radar after his SR year, you just wait.

TheVolunteer writes:

The only reason why Rettig's recruitment has blown up yet, is because he transfered to San Clemente and teams want to wait and see how good he does there. I for one, think he will become a standout player and will receive many offers once he shows how good he is during his SR year. Kiffin needs to offer him and get him on board. If it scares away Scroggins so be it, It just shows he's afraid of competition.

TheVolunteer writes:

in response to Navalorange:

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Agreed, I hope nobody thought I was saying Scroggins is a bad QB, because thats not the case. I just don't think he is as good as everyone is making him out to be. I would be happy to have Scroggins, as long as he contributes to the team. I just think in the long run Rettig will be the better QB.

jobrando#216494 writes:

in response to ThaiVolFan:

Without a doubt he is THE most important recruit for UT. You know how sometimes you just have a gut feeling about some things? I really feel the Scroggins kid is the future of Tennessee football. Alongside the Brown and Oku combination in the backfield, it's gonna seem like the glory days all over again. After Jesse commits, just watch the firworks go off for the offensive side of this years recruiting. Come on over to Knoxville Jesse, everyone is ready and waiting for you. Go Big Orange!

I remember this being said about Crompton. The number 1 QB in the country at the time. I guess I could assume he was a victim of coaching but you hope a QB is a natural.

dvols writes:

who is jesse scroggins?

im just sayin

corrinebrown writes:

in response to TheVolunteer:

I would take Rettig over him any day! Rettig proved he's got what it takes at skills camp and he has no current offers. Kiffin needs to be smart and offer this kid. Hell, we offered Brunetti, why not offer Rettig.

The key comment here is "Kiffin needs to be smart"not possible.

ctownvol writes:

in response to smokeydog:

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I already do. Some they remove. Some they don't, but I suggest it on EVERY single one. DC too.

txvolsfan writes:

in response to Navalorange:

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I agree it's very important Naval but not being in the meetings with coaches, it's so hard to put a value on these kids!!!
He seems to be a perfect fit and I would take this guy over Heap just because you never know about the mission trip!!! Mapu was never even close to the same after his mission work.
Only time will tell but You always seem to have good takes Naval.
GO VOLS
TXVOLSFAN

ETSU_Vol writes:

in response to durangokid01#608209:

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IF and only if he is a thug as you say, he is a thug with a 3.6 gpa..im just saying. kiffin said himself he takes brains over arm strength, and im not sure that you could take cromptons gpa at the end of each year and add it together and get 3.6...

belayvol writes:

FWIW, i think we already have one maybe two QB's committed this year. You will not hear anything about them until the scenario over the top H.S. QB's play out. I think we have a great chance of signing Scroggins due to Washington signing Montana, Brantley at F.U., Bama's signees, LSWho's stable, USC being 267 deep in QB's. But, that's my opinion.

gnm53108 writes:

Dont think getting Scroggins is vital,but getting atleast one quality qb in this class is.Although I would prefer two.

old_number1 writes:

To answer the question of the poll- Important enough to have a poll about it!

Hrockytop writes:

Times up, Let's do this thang........LEEROY JENKINS

givehim6 writes:

Duuu! What you think!? Dumm Polls.

Youtee1 writes:

Interesting background article on Scroggins found here:

http://insider.espn.go.com/espn/blog/...

InertGas writes:

ESPN just reported that Scroggins won their camp competition and was offered a scholarship. Scroggins said he will probably decide next month.

PumpUptheVOLume writes:

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/amp-foo...

If we get him, we don't know what the future truly holds but the potential for success will be huge.

Orange_Swarm1 writes:

Scroggins WILL BE A VOL.

Book it...

Ringleader writes:

in response to Orange_Swarm1:

Scroggins WILL BE A VOL.

Book it...

You need to read his comments on Rivals. He list UT third, Fla second, and gives all his reasons that USC is first.
He also refused to work out for UT, but put in overtime for USC and earned an offer.

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