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|22 hours 20 min ago||What comes around.||
"what matters is what other prospects does Miss St. think they can get"
This is a sort of zero sum approach to recruiting and you're not wrong in that sense in terms of how Miss St. is approaching it. I point out the other offers of this student because he is clearly elite (except in the eyes of the 3 star mafia) so his not being "good enough" is certainly debateable.
What matters, perhaps, is the ethics of oversigning. If you're comfortable with seeing it as a one way street, where 16 days before graduation a coach can pull a kid's scholarship then we might as well move on to a system of early signing and binding agreements.
I'd say this thing is broken; the SEC and Mullen's approach...more than unethical, borders on cruel.
|22 hours 49 min ago||@jblaze||
Did you even look at the kid's offer sheet? "In the bst interests of Miss St."
I suppose they wouldn't want a quarterback with offers from Arizona State, Auburn, Boise State, Clemson, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, SMU and Texas?
Mullen is a tool.
|1 day 15 min ago||As a Temple alum||
I do not like that.
|1 day 17 min ago||Heh.||
Even our kids like the snow games up here.
|1 day 23 min ago||This. All Day This.||
Part of me is sad they scheduled the Michigan game for Saturday. It would be a good day to be out.
|1 day 24 min ago||Kind of hoped it would be colder/more snow||
|1 day 14 hours ago||Srsly.||
Guy's a killer in the social sciences. I like football but there is a bit more going on.
|2 days 9 hours ago||What?||
Mike Gundy rubbing people the wrong way? But he's a man...and he's 40.
|2 days 10 hours ago||It's been out there a number of places...||
You're calling bs? Ease up with the tone there killer.
Lost Lettermen provides some coverage on this; that Casteel grew up about 2 hours from Morgantown and "cited his family and comfort in West Virginia as reasons for staying"
I think the Rich Rod Revisionists would like to frame his failings in the Defensive and Special Teams phases as somewhow external to him, institutionally driven etc. This is patently ridiculous and particularly given Scott Shafer's ability to work everywhere but with Rodriguez.
As this article notes, Casteel would have taken a significant pay raise to come to Michigan as occurred for all of his assistants (including Barwis, Magee etc.).
"On why he'd come to Arizona after turning down Michigan in 2008: "That's a good question. I just think that things had changed a bit, and I think that it was tiem to move away from West Virginia and move on to this challenge."
|2 days 11 hours ago||Jeebus.||
First, Rodriguez is ultimately responsible for his team's performance in all three phases: offense, defense and special teams. His teams were only relevant on offense. That's on him,
|2 days 16 hours ago||Jeebus.||
Please get off the whole "Lloyd's influence" issue.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Rod's Issues...||
They were systemic, all right.
|4 days 9 hours ago||Okay...||
My Temple Owls beat Louisiana Tech 82 - 75
Duke, you're next (again).
|4 days 16 hours ago||@Salvatore||
Michigan culture didn't kill RichRod.
Lack of defense killed RichRod.
|4 days 16 hours ago||@MGoJen||
The Rodriguez problem wasn't a Michigan Man issue...at least not initially. Rod's problems were that he didn't field a god damned defense which offended anyone with an inkling of knowledge of Michigan history and the fact that defense and special teams are the other two facets of the game besides offense.
Rod didn't really figure out that last part. Would he have done better if he'd have understood the defense part and the priority of it to the Michigan culture? Short answer: yes.
|4 days 16 hours ago||Well...||
There is a lot of room in the 2015 class.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Why not Bolivia||
For fcuk sake guy.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Hmmmmmm....||
|5 days 18 hours ago||Hmmmmmm....||
I'd prefer the Earle Bruce pre-game firm handshake, myself.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Unlike.||
330 again? Dammit.
|6 days 8 hours ago||Just no.||
Fcuk, who put Brandon back in charge, anyway?
|6 days 8 hours ago||Srsly?||
I mean, srsly brah.
|6 days 9 hours ago||Man.||
Jimmy Johnson would not have lost this game.
nor Howard Schnellenberger, Larry Coker or Butch Davis.
|6 days 9 hours ago||Unlike the punt call||
WTF. Delayed hand off?
|6 days 10 hours ago||I'm in.||
|6 days 10 hours ago||Jeebus.||
Should have been an iNT on that tip for Miami
|6 days 11 hours ago||heh.||
|6 days 13 hours ago||@Frito||
It was awesome.
|6 days 13 hours ago||ND Fans:||
|6 days 13 hours ago||Welp.||
My Temple Owls lost today but this ND loss is improving my spirits.