GT Swarm Live Chat - May 20th - 25th, 2014


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May 20, 2014 3:15 PM - Eric: Well, 100 days till college football is back.
May 20, 2014 3:17 PM - thagooseisloose: is justin bryan gonna play baseball too?
May 20, 2014 3:17 PM - Eric: I think so, he has to sit out a year though.
May 20, 2014 3:18 PM - thagooseisloose: ahhh. hmm. what else....any progress on the 2nd transfer?
May 20, 2014 3:19 PM - SecretAgentBuzz: Eric...what's your take on Donovan Wilson. Some say he looked good at the Spring Game. Can he be a solid B-back for us?
May 20, 2014 3:19 PM - Eric: Won't hear anything on that if it happens until the Summer.
May 20, 2014 3:19 PM - dtm1997: J. Bryan playing football also? Sorry, I haven't kept up, but knew he was transferring in. Someone should tell Carvell.
May 20, 2014 3:20 PM - Eric: I like Donovan Wilson, don't think he is a Dwyer type. But he can be a good back...especially in short yardage. Has some power.
May 20, 2014 3:20 PM - Eric: Yes, Justin has walked on to the football team. Starting out at B back according to his Dad.
May 20, 2014 3:21 PM - gtguy: How does Snoddy fit in the rotatiopn @ABack
May 20, 2014 3:22 PM - SecretAgentBuzz: any new commits coming soon? You got a guess for our next commit?
May 20, 2014 3:22 PM - dtm1997: Cool. Thanks.
May 20, 2014 3:23 PM - GTBillyJosh: Who do you think steps up on the DL? IMO, we need Chungong and Gamble to step up and help Stargel at SDE. Do you think Stargel has a strangle hold on the position, or is SDE still up for grabs?
May 20, 2014 3:23 PM - SidewalkJacket: Does the staff have any hope of Justin Bryan being a contributor in football? Just wanted to clear that up before I gave him any real thought.
May 20, 2014 3:23 PM - Eric: We have camps the first week of June, so I assume we will get a few then. My guess was Nick Polino but I am going to change that...I think TaQuan Marshall. Just my guess.
May 20, 2014 3:24 PM - Eric: Who knows on Snoddy, we have a pretty big logjam at A back. Snoddy had a good Spring and if that carries into Fall camp he could find himself getting some solid PT.
May 20, 2014 3:24 PM - thagooseisloose: as far as justin bryan goes, i don't think the coaches would've accepted his transfer if he couldn't contribute...
May 20, 2014 3:25 PM - Eric: I wouldn't be surprised to see Gamble get some solid snaps at SDE, I think if Gamble moved to SDE he would move ahead of Stargel. But they like Stargel and he could see sometime at WDE.
May 20, 2014 3:26 PM - kg01: Any word on how the Carter transfer has/hasn't impacted bball recruiting?
May 20, 2014 3:26 PM - Eric: No way to tell on Justin Bryan until we see him in camp, nobody has seem him play really. He is a walk on so we are losing nothing from it, plus it makes Will even more solid.
May 20, 2014 3:27 PM - Eric: The staff wanted to take one more grad student before the got Cox, now they would take another if they find someone they like and with mutual interest. They are trying to find someone but I think that spot stays empty.
May 20, 2014 3:27 PM - SidewalkJacket: That was my thinking on Bryan. As a walk-on, its a no risk/high reward
May 20, 2014 3:27 PM - Eric: Yeah exactly, nothing to lose from it!
May 20, 2014 3:27 PM - SecretAgentBuzz: you think Merriweather can have some impact at SDE?
May 20, 2014 3:28 PM - Body Massage Machine: What are the chances of Marcus Allen moving to b back?
May 20, 2014 3:28 PM - Eric: Eh, my personal opinion is that he will redshirt this year. But that will all depend on how he performs in Fall camp. The coaches love him and expect him to be really good for us eventually.
May 20, 2014 3:29 PM - Eric: I was surprised to see Marcus leave to LB so quick, I think he ends up mobing back.
May 20, 2014 3:30 PM - SecretAgentBuzz: you think Merriweather can have some impact at SDE?
May 20, 2014 3:32 PM - GTBillyJosh: Is Burden back at C for good, or do you see him moving back to T? Maybe it depends on if Stickler/Preddy/Klock can burn their shirt and contribute?
May 20, 2014 3:32 PM - gtguy: What is your take on the play for 14 on our QB ?
May 20, 2014 3:33 PM - SecretAgentBuzz: sorry for the double post. Thanks for the answers, Eric. God bless.
May 20, 2014 3:33 PM - thwgjacket: Eric you said you think Custis is done at GT. Where do you think he will wind up?
May 20, 2014 3:51 PM - daBuzz: my guess would be that Custis ends up at an SEC school with very low academic requirements
May 20, 2014 3:52 PM - mqpayne: Marcus Allen is a good athlete. Good coaching should have him playing BB soon.
May 20, 2014 3:53 PM - daBuzz: I would love to see that. Connors is a serviceable B back but I do think there's a definite talent dropoff between Laskey & Connors. Would love to see one of the other guys (Leggett, Wilson, Allen) get the concepts quickly enough to overtake him.
May 20, 2014 3:56 PM - thagooseisloose: eric, do you think the 790 the Zone announcement will have any effect on the next round of media negotiations for the jackets?
May 20, 2014 3:57 PM - Eric: Sorry fellas, had something come up. i am back now.
May 20, 2014 3:58 PM - Eric: I think Stickler is the only one that could play T as a Freshman...I dont see Burden moving out to T unless something pops up there.
May 20, 2014 3:58 PM - Eric: @gtguy - Justin Thomas, Justin Thomas and more Justin Thomas :)
May 20, 2014 3:58 PM - Eric: I think Custis ends up in the SEC..somewhere like Kentucky.
May 20, 2014 3:59 PM - Eric: Eh, not sure about that. I dont really care for that side of the media!
May 20, 2014 3:59 PM - thagooseisloose: i hear ya. just stinks that theres one less place now for tech to negotiate with...
May 20, 2014 4:05 PM - GTBillyJosh: Any thoughts or chatter about Beau Hankins? When he signed with GT, I was excited to have a guy with some quality offers sign on. Now he's a RS-SO, and I haven't heard anything.
May 20, 2014 4:10 PM - Eric: Beau is a good player. He is just stuck behind some really good LB we have Nealy, Davis, Harrell, McNair and Marcordes. Hankins will step into a lot bigger role come 2015. He is a good player.
May 20, 2014 4:13 PM - Eric: Ole Grimes dealing already.
May 20, 2014 4:26 PM - thagooseisloose: who?
May 20, 2014 4:28 PM - Eric: Baseball.
May 20, 2014 4:46 PM - thagooseisloose: ahhhh
May 20, 2014 4:49 PM - ramblinvak: Any input on Kallen. Is the light slowly turning on and we will see some playing time or is it time to call this a failed project? You would think by now he either gets it or doesnt?
May 20, 2014 4:52 PM - Eric: I think hes slowly gettong better, but has some good guys around him. He needs to step up though
May 20, 2014 4:58 PM - danny daniel: What is the timing for a ruling on a waiver for Eason M?
May 20, 2014 5:33 PM - danny daniel: Eason F. Sorry Eason.
May 20, 2014 6:15 PM - Eric: Will be in the Summer I guess
May 20, 2014 6:56 PM - SouthernJacket: Anything up with the weight room or did Will put that up just because he'll miss it?
May 20, 2014 8:25 PM - Eric: they are rebuilding the weight room.

May 24, 2014 9:52 AM - Glenn Florence: hey Guys, any more mention of Pat Hill possibly coming to GT ?

May 25, 2014 9:55 AM - Eric: Our staff is full now, so no room for Hill.
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