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RECRUITING UPDATE: IS THIS BEAR AN FBS STARTER?

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MAYBE IN A YEAR OR TWO IF HE LEARNS THE SYSTEM AND DEVELOPS

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When a bear throws a rock into one of the glass barriers that makes up its zoo enclosure, EDSBS is here to keep you update on what really matters: the recruiting implications.

PROS:
- Demonstrated great arm strength - if Bear can toss around a heavy rock this easily, he should have no problem putting a football sixty yards downfield
- Good accuracy. Bear focused on just one route during this workout, but he hit his spot every time.
- Love of the game. Bear so badly wanted to get out there and throw that he dug up a rock to make it happen, and that's the kind of passion you want in the locker room.

CONS: 
- Mechanics need a major overhaul. That chest pass isn't going to work when you're playing against a tall defensive end or trying to drop the ball in to a receiver on a go route.
- Needs to get teammates involved; hitting the dump pass to the window is good, but coaches are going to want to know Bear can get the rock or ball to other bears and not just take the safest option.
- Weight needs to come down, as nobody has equipment that will fit Bear otherwise.

CRYSTAL BALL:

Bear has offers from Florida, Georgia Tech, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, Boston College, and Minnesota. Most think Bear's staying in state to be close to his fellow zoo bears, but we think he's more likely to become a dude with Coach Addazio (himself 1/5 bear).

(HT: @TomFornelli)