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Bo Scarbrough

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by America's Cowboy, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    I came from a 3A high school, and I would warm up with 405# on the squat machine. Still hold the full squat high school alma mater record of 780# since 1989.
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  2. Floatyworm

    Floatyworm The Labeled One

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    Was thinking the same thing...:laugh:

    I was max squatting 550 as a Jr in HS...I don't think he has seen the inside of a weight room that much. He's got horrible lifting form. Just looking @ that video....was expecting someone w/ much bigger legs. Instead you get a guy that has WR toothpick legs....that's a pretty big red flag IMO.
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  3. dwreck27

    dwreck27 Well-Known Member

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    I just hope he can be that sledge hammer for the late end of the game when we’ve been hitting zeke most of the game and the defense is ready to hit the run
  4. gp_cowpolk

    gp_cowpolk Landry Hat Zone Supporter

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    I leg pressed 1280 lbs in 1973 on a universal machine was a state record for a lil while
  5. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    WOW!!! That is amazing, Gpappy! :thumbup::yourock:
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  6. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I'm really looking forward to TC and Bo is sure to be one of the RBs that will peak my interest. If he runs behind our OL like he did for Alabama, he'd be a tough player to lose. I'm hoping he's ready to do whatever he required to in order to stick around with Dallas. I'm pretty sure he'll be required to perform adequately on special teams but with his size, speed and physicality, I see no reason why he wouldn't make the grade. He'll be one to watch in TC.
  7. Typhus

    Typhus Catching Catfish

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    This is true, but even Zeke needs a breather, and even Rod Smith needs some comp for that role.
    This staff obviously feels that bigger is better,, Im ok with that philosophy, even though it bucks the current trend in the NFL of lighter backs that can catch the ball.
    Wanted Nyheim Hines this year,, but he went early 4th round,, its obvious we are going all gladiator at RB behind this OL...
    Hope that works out.
  8. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    A few things to consider:

    1. How does Tavon Austin factor into the number of running backs the team keeps?
    2. That "tank that runs a 4.5 40" lasted until the Cowboys drafted him in the 7th round
    3. The Cowboys re-signed a guy they drafted in the 6th round that runs a 4.4 40.
    I'm not saying that Scarbrough doesn't have a chance to make this roster, but that there are several factors involved that make it far from a lock. And that doesn't even go into what will likely be the key determining factor, whether or not he can contribute on special teams.

    Like many of us, I'll be very interested to see what he can do during training camp and the preseason.
  9. Batman1980

    Batman1980 Well-Known Member

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    I doubt anyone but Rod and Zeke are safe, I could even see us going with an h-back type TE over a FB this year.
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  10. ColoCowboy

    ColoCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I am sure Bo was good value in the 7th round. Howver, I would see him more as a replacement for Rod - could be wrong, but I just don't see the Cowboys carrying Rod and Bo on the 53.
  11. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    He gets the most out of his players
    It's called "coaching"
    Garrett homies aren't familiar with the concept

    In any event, Saban does not produce workout warriors like you implied
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  12. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    If he succeeds in the NFL it will be in a situation such as this Cowboys team or even Tennessee that commits to the run and has a good OL to create lanes for him.
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  13. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Let's see him make the team first.
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  14. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

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    He won’t be in there long. A team will poach him. Someone will have a injury or be short a RB.
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  15. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

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    We will have to. And we are carrying a FB. They won’t designate Austin a RB like some said. We will have to run short somewhere else to carry him. I am pulling for him because I like having a 230 pound RB to bruise defenses.
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  16. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    Saban is arguably the greatest college football coach of all time. I'm not sure why you are taking such offense.

    Bo didn't do a lot in college, and he is a fringe player.
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  17. Irvin88_4life

    Irvin88_4life Well-Known Member

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    I didn't say he was a lock. I was just giving my prediction.
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  18. Irvin88_4life

    Irvin88_4life Well-Known Member

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    I think they will slide Austin in at receiver. I keep going back and forth with Austin at RB or WR. I think training camp will give us a better look at where he will mostly play
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  19. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    No, it’s cool. Just mentioning some of the factors with him.
  20. TDHND

    TDHND Active Member

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    I know I shouldn't mention his name,but his body type reminds me of Brandon Jacobs.
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