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Ty Griffin to Oregon

Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Football' started by GTonTop88, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. GTonTop88

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    Via 24/7 says he will join his brotherwith the ducks but will have to sit out a year.
     
  2. ATL1

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    he's a scholarshiped athlete ?? not a walkon
     
  3. GTonTop88

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  4. Eric

    Eric Retired Co-Founder Staff Member

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    Yes on scholarship...I reported the same when he said he was leaving Tech.
     
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  5. GTonTop88

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    You get my message @Eric
     
  6. Eric

    Eric Retired Co-Founder Staff Member

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    Yes...I'm a little busy. Will respond when I can.
     
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  7. Jerry the Jacket

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    So you are telling me a kid who was our fourth string quarterback got a full ride scholarship to Oregon? Just goes to show you Oregon ain't all that!

    Go Jackets!
     
  8. cyptomcat

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    His brother Taj Griffin is committed to Oregon, so possibly a package deal.
     
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  9. Techster

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    Pretty much. Good for Ty if it makes him happy. As with most things in life, it's who you know...
     
  10. daBuzz

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    Not possible. I was reliably told by many on these message boards that we were his only offer and he wasn't good enough to go somewhere else. Interestingly enough, I keep hearing much of the same about Myles Autry. :whistle:
     
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  11. dressedcheeseside

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    Teams that recycle their rosters like aluminum cans can afford to take more chances.
     
  12. DvilleJacket

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    Hope he enjoys riding his brothers coattail.
     
  13. Techster

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    I think Ty is a great athlete. Saw him play in HS, and he was dominant at times. We saw how athletic and fast he was during the spring game. I think his athleticism and speed will fit well with what Oregon does. It's not going to be at QB though...which I hear he's fine with.

    That said, does Oregon even look Ty's way if his brother isn't a 5 star RB and the second coming of DeAnthony Thomas? I don't think so, but good on the Griffin family to leverage their position to get both sons on the same team at a premier football program.

    And from Oregon's standpoint, you take a decent prospect if it guarantees you an elite prospect...I would have no problem if GT did the same.
     
  14. Jean-Baptiste Rochambeau

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    No, I think it shows that we get some pretty good athletes every year.
     
  15. Milwaukee

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    Hate to see that. Liked what I saw in the spring game - good lookin athlete.
     
  16. alaguy

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    wow, we wanted to have a "Oregon-level" running back--we HAD one
     
  17. Eric

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    Griffin was a QB not RB...and will likely be a DB at Oregon.
     
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  18. iceeater1969

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    He sure looked like he could have grown into nesbit2.0. .

    Lots of cost to attract talent that later walks out the door.
     
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    I don't think that he would've ever seen time at QB at Tech. It's just my two cents, but Matthew Jordan and Ratliffe both seem like better QBs to me. I think Ty was pretty electric with the football in his hands and would have loved to see him at A-Back. Oh, well. Best of luck to him.
     
  20. iceeater1969

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    Point well taken and like the description of "electric".
    By way lots of Texas athletes go to Oregon and many return after a couple years.

    Good luck to Ty .
     

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