can we add Kirk Smith now?
Burroughs ain't losin boys and girls.
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Oliver has Hochstrasser still.
add Iowa & PSU to the TEAM undefeated list...here comes Sunday.
Robles will have a tough time with McD/Precin, Oliver the same with Hoch/Graf - I pick Graff to win it all, Caldwell is not a bet I'd want against Molinaro/Dake - Dake hasnt' looked nearly as impressive as M, Taylor is crazy impressive and may handle Fittery/Hall... but I'll guess they split matches, Burroughs is now Hodge favorite - I still like Howe in the rematch, especially during NCAA grind. Maybe Smith - Wright looked good this weekend and I expect Leblanc to bounce back. I wouldn't put money on Rey, his chances are ok at best - heavies are off the chart and are gonna be tough to predict this year.
I'm still gonna go with no undefeateds... and, I agree, it would be shocking.
Last edited by rstrong; 01-24-2011 at 02:22 AM.
These four, in this order (from most likely to least):
JB- Nobody beats him this year. I am changing my opinion on Howe doing so, even if he is fully healthy. Too much firepower for AH to handle.
DT-Something tells me that he won't have a whole lot of trouble with anyone in his class. Not sure I've ever heard of a #5 ranked guy get beat up so bad two times in a row like Paul Young did against this guy. I don't think he loses this year, and that brings up the same old scary speculation...
Robles- A monster. Has to be a crappy moment of realization for all of the other 25's when he grabs their wrists with those meathooks. Has there ever been a stronger 125? (Dubuque?)The traditional game plan to beat him isn't working as well this year as it has in the past.
JO-Probably doesn't lose. At least he shouldn't.
I would put JO actually above Robles in my mind.
As far as Taylor, he did impress me that a guy like Young who is extremely strong and very tough to score on can get handled like that twice. To me, those are his most impressive wins to me other than what he did to Sponseller.
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