Quote Originally Posted by Chewie View Post
He generally goes after athletes and not necessarily who is ranked. However, I'm sure he'd like to have the Philpots back. Other than that I'm sure he's fine with everything else. He recruited heavy last year, especially on offence. This year looks heavy on defence and linemen. He also seems to be not even bothering with the chaff in recruiting.
I agree with this. Nill grabs his handful of big name guys (Davis, O'Connor, etc.), and then supplements it with a lot of good athletes/big bodies that he feels he can work with. Calgary has tried to maintain that strategy, but hasn't done as well identifying the complimentary players.