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I've been wondering about JJ's ranking all year and I would appreciate it if someone took the time to explain it to me. As an aside, I'm new to the idea of even caring, but now I do. With that said, how can a guy that tall with an arm that strong that's mobile get ranked as a 4*? He won 7 v 7 tourneys and looked unbeatable in the one game I was able to watch on ESPN. Anyway, I'd love him the same if he was a 3*, but I would like to be able to wrap my mind around it. Thank you in advance.
"So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth."... Rev. 3:16
You act like 4 star is bad or something. He has to work on accuracy for one. He has done well, but he is very raw. High ceiling (4*), but raw. People ask this about every single one of our recruits, but take out the bias from them being ours and you would understand.
I was going to put a witty joke here, but I forgot bama fans still use picture books. So I thought I'd expedite the process for you...
There was no bias involved. It was an honest question... JJ was chosen just for the sake of conversation. So, if I understand this the God given tools are a factor as well as how polished he is perceived to be. Would it be safe to assume the God given talent is weighted heavier than the polish or are they about equal?
No, but to act as if development doesn't matter is incorrect. He isn't as good as he could be, ergo needs development because he's raw. Therefore, he's a five star. Five star rating isn't just handed out, it has to be earned. If Jeremy was committed elsewhere, I highly doubt people would be questioning why he isn't a five star. He's good man, no one is doubting that, but he has a lot of work to do on mechanics, footwork, and accuracy. Just having a strong arm doesn't make you a five star.
Thanks for the feedback guys. I was wanting a clearer understanding and I believe I have it now.
"Wishful thinking is not the same thing as objective evidence." - jdhinsc
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