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Thought we had a thread on this guy but couldn't find it. OL Dominic Steward, who was a recruit we flipped from Troy, has been upgraded on 247 to a 4 star.



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RobertM320 wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 1:05 pm Thought we had a thread on this guy but couldn't find it. OL Dominic Steward, who was a recruit we flipped from Troy, has been upgraded on 247 to a 4 star.

There should be a thread on him, or at least this should be in the recruiting thread. He's not a portal transfer, he's an early enrollee true Freshman. Surprised winwave wasn't all over this kid, his scouting reports are fun to read.
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DfromCT wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 2:09 pm
RobertM320 wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 1:05 pm Thought we had a thread on this guy but couldn't find it. OL Dominic Steward, who was a recruit we flipped from Troy, has been upgraded on 247 to a 4 star.

There should be a thread on him, or at least this should be in the recruiting thread. He's not a portal transfer, he's an early enrollee true Freshman. Surprised winwave wasn't all over this kid, his scouting reports are fun to read.
He doesn't appear to have his own thread in the recruiting forum. Don't know why. Others besides me will post about recruits and they put it in a general recruiting thread. I'm guessing he's in there. He's in the NSD 2024 Class thread from signing day.
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Did a quick search and that's what happened:

viewtopic.php?p=266876&hilit=dominic+steward#p266876
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Another article referring to NIL money, with exact numbers from anonymous recruits. Of the sample of 15 four and five star recruits, all but three are getting AT LEAST $100K a year.


https://247sports.com/Article/how-real- ... 226740097/
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Just a little investigation, 2 of the Top 10 Teams with Portal acquires are Oregon and Colorado, looks like we are getting guys they let go and replaced them in the Portal. Better than we use to get but semi rejects.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/other/ ... 01dc0&ei=4
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winwave wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 2:41 pm Did a quick search and that's what happened:

viewtopic.php?p=266876&hilit=dominic+steward#p266876
This kid deserves a whole lot more. This is one of the highest ranked OL recruits we've had. winwave, don't take this as a criticism, you should be flattered that your known for finding everything about our recruits and starting threads for each. This one slipped by me, as did the pretty highly rated (86) QB we signed, Kellen Tasby. Most of us were sidetracked with the bowl game, Christmas, coaching changes, etc.

Let's hope Dominic Steward becomes the next Bernard Robertson or Donnie Maggs.
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DfromCT wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 3:46 pm
winwave wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 2:41 pm Did a quick search and that's what happened:

viewtopic.php?p=266876&hilit=dominic+steward#p266876
This kid deserves a whole lot more. This is one of the highest ranked OL recruits we've had. winwave, don't take this as a criticism, you should be flattered that your known for finding everything about our recruits and starting threads for each. This one slipped by me, as did the pretty highly rated (86) QB we signed, Kellen Tasby. Most of us were sidetracked with the bowl game, Christmas, coaching changes, etc.

Let's hope Dominic Steward becomes the next Bernard Robertson or Donnie Maggs.
I agree he looks like a good one. As noted above someone else posted him in a thread. A lot of times I do end up making a separate thread for them ( D- I have to note here that you have actually complained about me doing that and saying they should all just be in one thread) but as you said it was Christmas and Bowl season and it didn't get done. Oversight now corrected.
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RobertM320 wrote: Tue Feb 06, 2024 2:53 pm Another article referring to NIL money, with exact numbers from anonymous recruits. Of the sample of 15 four and five star recruits, all but three are getting AT LEAST $100K a year.


https://247sports.com/Article/how-real- ... 226740097/
Yep. Just what I've been saying. Not a lot of the 11,305 players getting big money. 20% of those 5 and 4 stars sampled aren't getting it. They also say the claims about big money that others are making are greatly exaggerated. From the article:

But what’s real with NIL numbers and what isn’t?

You can go ahead and trash any thoughts that most recruits are getting paid millions annually to attend a school.

“People get paid to play,” Recruit 14 said. “But the numbers that you be hearing are outrageous. … People are just lying and pushing it past what it is.”
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RobertM320 wrote: Mon Jan 15, 2024 3:43 pm Are you KIDDING ME!! MARIO WILLIAMS COMMITS

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What is Patrick Jenkins going to do?
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He is practicing with the team and I fully expect him to play in the spring game Saturday. Some LSU people are claiming it's a done deal but that's clearly not the case or he wouldn't be risking injury here. That doesn't mean it won't end up happening but we clearly have a chance to keep him.
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winwave wrote: Wed Apr 17, 2024 5:30 pm He is practicing with the team and I fully expect him to play in the spring game Saturday. Some LSU people are claiming it's a done deal but that's clearly not the case or he wouldn't be risking injury here. That doesn't mean it won't end up happening but we clearly have a chance to keep him.
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Celestine and Traynor have entered the portal.
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Others entering the portal - Jaylon Griffin, RJ Whitehead, Taylor Love, and Maxie Baudoin.
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Hate to see Whitehead go as he got a lot of playing time this spring.
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Unless they are being given tampering offers, you have to feel like the kids entering the portal think they are not going to play and it's really not that much of a loss.
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For the ones other than Whitehead that fits that group. Whitehead is a loss.
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Lajuan Owens is in the portal. He's another one that got a lot of playing time this spring.
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Traynor and Griffin entering portal sure seems like the reports are correct that Prean is coming to Tulane. Not sure where he was on depth chart but Maxie Baudoin was one of our better recruits in that class..
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Boudoin wasn't getting many reps. Didn't work out here. I wish him luck wherever he lands.
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Another enters the portal - DE A.J. Thomas.
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winwave wrote: Mon Apr 22, 2024 10:54 am Celestine and Traynor have entered the portal.
In the Sumrall video, he spoke extensively about our #2 RB, but I couldn't hear what his name was---we're they talking about Barnes?
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HoustonWave wrote: Mon Apr 22, 2024 5:40 pm
winwave wrote: Mon Apr 22, 2024 10:54 am Celestine and Traynor have entered the portal.
In the Sumrall video, he spoke extensively about our #2 RB, but I couldn't hear what his name was---we're they talking about Barnes?
Yes he was talking about Barnes who has gotten in much better shape. Shaadie looked good when he played too but got nicked up.
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Taylor Love is in the portal too. As to Thomas he looked to have some potential. Wish he would have stayed.
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