Ohio St. Players leaving and staying...

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  1. Ole Miss Texan

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    Vernon Gholston- Declaring for the Draft

    Malcolm Jenkins- Staying senior Season
    Brian Robiskie- Staying senior Season

    James Laurinaitis- Undecided

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/draft08/news/story?id=3192411

    Malcolm Jenkins on staying in school:
    "What's important to me is accomplishing more. I want to win the Thorpe. I want to be a first-team All-American," Jenkins said. "I want to win a national championship. I want to experience a senior season. You can't put a price tag on that. To be paid to play football is just a benefit. I'm not ready to transition to the next stage of my life yet."
     
  2. Errant Hothy

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    Jenkins leaving would have certainly pushed another player down to us at 18.

    I hope that Laurinaitis declares, just because he'll go before 18.
     
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    big shocker with Jenkins staying in school, no doubt.

    at least Gholston declaring pushes guys back to Houston. also a possibility for Miami, but i'm doubting it now.
     
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    Beat me to it.
     
  5. steelbtexan

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    What about Boone?
     
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    also scouts think Jenkins will be a safety at the next level.
     
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    also just found out that Gholston was given a 2nd round grade by the NFL.

    simply won't be the case by draft day. can't be.
     
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    My dad is hoping he come back, we chatted about him last night :) Still no news up north.

    I never put 2 + 2 together with the "Boone" thread.
     


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    i remember cromartie got a 4th rd pick grade and still went in the first... they're just a rough guess
     
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    I remeber I wanted that guy bad. Work out warrior or not, you can't coach that kind of Athletism. Took him two years to get on line....but the CB problem in 'Deigo is now solved.
     
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    pretty easy to see why, he didn't play at all his final year. the committee assumed teams wouldn't look at his ridiculous athleticism.

    athletic ability is more important than anything in the NFL draft. period.
     
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    you cant blame jenkins second year in a row to the NT with now crystal but this next year they are going to have to go through SC to get there
     
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    gholston is also pretty athletic too :) and will likely 1st too because of it.. thats why i mentioned it
     
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    Laurinaitis is coming back to school. No link. Saw it on TV.
     
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    well with him staying that is going to change a lot of mock boards and i am sure a bunch of real ones
     
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    He needs to put on more weight before going to the pros. He has great speed, but looks like a bean pole right now.
     
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    I scared the cats doing a happy dance this morning. Last time we WON a NT? Doss and others stayed their senior year. I think this is what we needed.
     
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    did lauranaitis not want to go to NE? i know nothings a sure thing but you had to think he had a serious chance of landing there
     
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    I think OSU is the early favorite now.
     
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    Boone is also staying, my dad told me today. I was suprised. We talked with a lot of parents after the game, including an annoyed Joe Lauranitis. A lot of people, including myself, questioned the coaching in that game. Guess everyone felt they had something to prove.

    We're only losing 3 players this year.

    Looks like that USC/OSU game has OSU/UT implications....
     

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