ESPN Offseason Spotlight - Jacoby Brissett

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  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    Because I have him wrapped around my finger.

    Where I go, he follows.

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    Stalkerkato loves parades....

    where they fly rainbow flags

  • kato_karma3.4 Mar 3, 2014
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    wolpfack football parade in March???

    sounds like fun!!!

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    How did I know your smart ass would be here to try and rain on the Dr's parade? KYS.

  • WolfPackFanInDaHouse Mar 3, 2014
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    #InDueTime

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  • Super Hans Mar 3, 2014
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    Big? It's going to be HUGE!

    #ThisIsTheYear

  • Super Hans Mar 3, 2014
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    The next Cam Newton! I'm surprised the rest of the ACC hasn't cancelled their football seasons out of fear.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    Doeren on Jacoby Brissett: "Just because we've named him the starter doesn't mean we've named him the Heisman winner."

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    Another note of importance - Former 5 star LT Rob Crisp was granted a 6th year of eligibility by the NCAA. He missed last year with an undisclosed injury but will return to work in the summer. After a year plagued by poor offensive line play, this could prove to be big for State if he can stay healthy.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    The skinny: There is actually some encouraging precedent here. A quarterback undervalued by Florida’s coaching staff decides to transfer, moving to a dormant program and sitting out a year. While outsiders wonder if he’s up to the task of running an offense, coaches rave about the work he has done behind the scenes. When he finally gets his chance, he quickly blossoms into an overnight sensation.

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    .....

    I'm not Harr, so no, I don't remember when I "post that" (English, son) Brandon Mitchell was transferring, nor do I care.

  • sportznutv2.11 Mar 3, 2014
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    About Brandon Mitchell LOLLOLOLLLOOOLLOOLLLL stop harr I am going to hurt myself laughing

    harr2006 May 21, 3:53 p.m.
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    State needed this guy. Great pick up for the Pack. posted by Hokie ======================================================= Couldn't agree more hokie - Harr2006

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    Brissett brings a lot to the table. He’s big, athletic and a playmaker. At Florida, his chances to shine were sporadic and short-lived. At NC State, he’ll have the luxury of a full year of study under his belt and the unwavering confidence of his head coach. At Florida, he was perhaps not an ideal fit for Will Muschamp’s offense. At NC State, he’s exactly the type of quarterback Doeren is looking for.

  • sportznutv2.11 Mar 3, 2014
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    LOL remember when you post that Brandon Mitchell was transferring????? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA the comedy show that keeps on giving!

    http://www.wralsportsfan.com/ncsu/forum_topic/12467108/?d_full_comments=1&d_comments_page=8&d_id_edit=0&id=&comment_order=forward

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/67897/offseason-spotlight-nc-state-2

  • Dr. PwntV2 Mar 3, 2014
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    [i]The skinny: There is actually some encouraging precedent here. A quarterback undervalued by Florida’s coaching staff decides to transfer, moving to a dormant program and sitting out a year. While outsiders wonder if he’s up to the task of running an offense, coaches rave about the work he has done behind the scenes. When he finally gets his chance, he quickly blossoms into an overnight sensation.

    Can Brissett be the next Cam Newton? That’s obviously an unfair comparison, but NC State certainly hopes it’s one that doesn’t sound completely absurd by the end of 2014.

    Brissett brings a lot to the table. He’s big, athletic and a playmaker. At Florida, his chances to shine were sporadic and short-lived. At NC State, he’ll have the luxury of a full year of study under his belt and the unwavering confidence of his head coach. At Florida, he was perhaps not an ideal fit for Will Muschamp’s offense. At NC State, he’s exactly the type of quarterback Doeren is looking for.

    No sooner had the 2013 season ended than Doeren named Brissett his starter. Incumbent Pete Thomas decided to transfer soon after. Freshman Jalan McClendon doesn’t arrive until the fall, meaning the spring will be all about Brissett, and that’s far more latitude than he got in Gainesville.

    The confidence of his coach and the template set by Newton certainly won’t be enough to ensure Brissett’s success. Even if he’s outstanding in 2014, NC State has a long way to go in several areas (13th in rushing defense in the ACC, allowed the second-most sacks in the conference, finished 10th in scoring offense). But it also means there’s a low bar for success for Brissett. NC State’s quarterbacks mustered just eight touchdowns, tossed 11 interceptions and completed fewer than 55 percent of their passes in ACC play last year. It’s hard to imagine Doeren would have so much confidence in his new starter if he wasn’t certain Brissett could far eclipse those pedestrian tota

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