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2009 Scholarship Players

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I started this list about a week or so back but I got beat posting it.  So I stole this list from Jay Tate… Thanks Jay.  Here is a snapshot of our scholarship players by position and classification.  Assumption is made that everyone qualifies (we know that will not happen).

 

 

QUARTERBACK (6)
QB Chris Todd, Sr.
QB Kodi Burns, Jr.
QB Neil Caudle, Jr.
QB Barrett Trotter, RFr.
QB Tyrik Rollison, Fr.
QB Clint Moseley, Fr.

RUNNING BACK (7)
RB Ben Tate, Sr.
RB Mario Fannin, Jr.
RB Eric Smith, Soph.
RB John Douglas, Soph.
RB Onterio McCalebb, Fr.
TB Brandon Jacobs, Fr.
TB Dontae Aycock, Fr.

RECEIVERS (17, possibly 19)
WR Montez Billings, Sr.
WR Tim Hawthorne, Sr.
TE Tommy Trott, Sr.
WR Terrell Zachery, Jr.
WR/DB Demond Washington, Jr.
TE Bailey Woods, Jr.
WR Derek Winter, Soph.
WR Darvin Adams, Soph.
WR Quindarius Carr, Soph.
WR Harry Adams, Soph.
WR Philip Pierre-Louis, RFr.
WR DeAngelo Benton, Fr.
WR Phillip Lutzenkirchen, Fr.
WR Emory Blake, Fr.
WR Travante Stallworth, Fr.
WR LaVoyd James, Fr. (probably headed to JUCO)
WR Anthony Gulley, Fr.
TE Brent Slusher
TE Gabe McKenzie

OFFENSIVE LINE (12)
OL Andrew McCain, Sr.
OL Lee Ziemba, Jr.
OL Ryan Pugh, Jr.
OL Bart Eddins, Jr.
OL Darrell Roseman, Jr.
OL Mike Berry, Jr.
OL Byron (Lee) Isom, Jr.
OL Jared Cooper, Soph.
OL A.J. Greene, Soph.
OL Vance Smith, Soph.
OL Andre Harris, Fr.
OL John Sullen, Fr.

DEFENSIVE LINE (14 to 16)
DL Antonio Coleman, Sr.
DL Jake Ricks, Sr.
DL Antoine Carter, Jr.
DL Michael Goggans, Jr.
DL Mike Blanc, Jr.
DL Zach Clayton, Jr.
DL Nick Fairley, Jr.
DL Jomarcus Savage, RFr.
DL Derrick Lykes, RFr.
DL Cam Henderson, RFr.
DL Terrance Coleman, Fr.
DL Nosa Eguae, Fr.
DL Jamar Travis, Fr.
DL Dee Ford, Fr.
DL Josh Jackson, Fr.
DL Andre Wadley

LINEBACKER (9)
LB Craig Stevens, Jr.
LB Josh Bynes, Jr.
LB Eltoro Freeman, Soph.
LB Spencer Pybus, Soph.
LB Adam Herring, Soph.
LB Marcus Jemison, RFr. (switched from safety during spring)
LB Da'Shaun Barnes, RFr.
LB Jonathan Evans, Fr.
LB Harris Gaston, Fr.

DEFENSIVE BACK (14)
DB Walt McFadden, Sr.
DB Aairon Savage, Sr.
DB Zac Etheridge, Jr.
DB Mike McNeil, Jr.
DB Taikwon Paige, Jr.
DB Neiko Thorpe, Soph.
DB Mike Slade, Soph.
DB D'Antoine Hood, Soph.
DB Drew Cole, Soph.
DB Christian Thompson, Soph.
DB T'Sharvan Bell, RFr.
DB Reggie Taylor, Fr. (probably headed to JUCO)
DB Izauea Lanier, Fr.
DB Daren Bates, Fr.

SPECIALTY (4)
P Clinton Durst, Sr.
K Wes Byrum, Jr.
P Ryan Shoemaker, Jr.
DS Dax Dellenbach, RFr.

 

Looking at this list I see some glaring issues.  First and most noted is the Offensive Line.  We only have 12 guys and some of them are no where near ready to line up against SEC guys. 

 

Also when you have six Quarterbacks on scholly… that means you have two too many.  Does anyone but me think that it is sad that with six, none are able to take the reigns and lead us?  Maybe we will get lucky and Kodi or Neil will emerge.  Todd and Trotter being hurt kind of take them out of the race at this point.

 

The Running Back pool will get smaller; I see at least one of these guys heading over to the defensive side of the ball.  Same thing at Wide Receiver… we have a ton… maybe Billings, Hawthorne, and Zachery can show us all that Knox was not the best coach on the planet.

 

Our Defensive Line and Linebackers look fine to me.  I know that they were suspect during the A-Day game, but I think with the summer to prepare we will be fine.  Spencer Pybus should be much improved at the LB position.

 

I still question the scholarship to a deep snapper, but what the hell!

 

Let us know your thoughts

 

War Damn Eagle