Lineman likes Louisville

Lineman likes Louisville

There are 9 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Jun 30, 2007, titled Lineman likes Louisville. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

Ryan Barnes is the best Carmel High School football player you've never heard of -- offensive linemen often toil in obscurity.

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Cleveland Steamer

Marysville, OH

#1 Jun 30, 2007
This kid is big. However, he is physically weak. A 269 lb bench and 375 lb squat? The defensive linemen will be stronger, faster and almost as big. He better hit the weight room today and not stop throughout college if he wants to step on the game day field. Good luck.

“Ave Satanas”

Since: Dec 06

Bratislava, Slovakia

#2 Jun 30, 2007
I year of redshirt an a whole summer in the weight room plus frequent trips to Dennys will solve all this.He will be a fine addition to the Cardinal football team.
Scott

Euclid, OH

#3 Jul 1, 2007
cleveland steamer can probably bench a solid 125. very strong.

“Ave Satanas”

Since: Dec 06

Bratislava, Slovakia

#5 Jul 1, 2007
You Motorcy You Die wrote:
This kid is flab. No offer from lowly IU. Good one to send down to Kaintuck.
IU offered but who wants to play for lowly IU ?
good

Alexandria, KY

#7 Jul 1, 2007
He may have not gone to IU but at least he chose Louisville instead of the Tippecanoe County Jail they call Purdue.
do you know football

Anderson, IN

#9 Jul 2, 2007
Coaches and recruiters look at size and speed(and heart). Everything else can be taught. A redshirt season in the weight room will put him right in there with the rest.
Carmel Fan

Green Springs, OH

#10 Jul 2, 2007
What's up with the bum running back who was caught at CJHS smoking dope...? Did Mo' fix his grades or what..? He is Da KING..

“Ave Satanas”

Since: Dec 06

Bratislava, Slovakia

#11 Jul 2, 2007
do you know football wrote:
Coaches and recruiters look at size and speed(and heart). Everything else can be taught. A redshirt season in the weight room will put him right in there with the rest.
Ditto on that,as long as a player has heart the rest can be taught.This kid could be a piece of coal waiting to be turned into a diamond,or a diamond in the rough whichever you prefer.
Go Gators

Fishers, IN

#12 Jul 3, 2007
You never know what can happen- look what "the ville" has done with so many kids that were not heavily recruited in Florida and Georgia (they make up half the team) and they finished #6. Some speed training, protein shakes, endless hours in the weight room- who knows? Being a top rated kid doesn't necessarily mean anything. Remember Randy Estes? Who? Oh yeah, he was the guy who was the second coming of Ronnie Lott and Antrelle Rolle with a little bit of Ed Reed rolled into one. He sure panned out!!! If you look back at the guys "in the Know" and the top recruiting services from five years ago- only 39-45 of the Top 100 HS kids in the country (depending on whose list you use)played in the NFL.
Good Luck Kid!! Chase your dreams, you never know what can happen!

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