i would find this more credible if it was about Tom Crean
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|4 weeks 2 days ago||247 Article on Costello||
Michigan didn't seem to be the frontrunner in the article to be honest. Just the vibe of the article suggests he's taking the visit but not going there to commit. Who knows...
|10 weeks 15 hours ago||What about Oakland?||
What about Oakland?
|14 weeks 9 hours ago||Nuss family||
It makes you appreciate the sacrifice a coach's family makes. Alabama-Michigan-Florida in 3 years.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Jeff Moss||
Based on some of the horrific, anti-semetic remarks that Jeff Moss has made on twitter, I would perhaps refrain from citing him as a reputable source.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||When I think of||
When I think of viable options at HC. Meaning, the home run picks (Harbaugh, Miles) fall short. And you try to determine the most high profile guy who is most willing to accept the job, I think the name that comes up is Schiano.
|21 weeks 14 hours ago||My sources||
My sources are telling me that Gregg Henson doesn't have valid sources. I can't disclose too much information right now, but when I hear more, I will definitely pass on more news.
Needless to say, my sources are typically right and they usually don't change their mind (but if they do, I will let you know). For the time being, my sources are rock solid.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||As opposed to..||
The in-house visits where the coaches get into fistfights with the parents.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Steve Hiller||
Same name as Will Smith's character in Independence Day
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Smash||
Originally verbaled to Bama (Mack Brown guest-starred as a recruiter). He then tried to walk on at A&M but ultimately became a star at TMU.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Smash||
Went to TMU
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Apparently....||
The #18 player (5*) according to Scout has a dream offer and it's Michigan.
Lorenz interviewed him (I think PREMIUM). Very interesting.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Great pitch||
Since when is making money a bad thing in general?
Bama produces more first rounders than any other team. First rounders make money. It's OK to want to make money as a professional.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Playing in TX||
Why would LSU agree to play in Houston? Simple. Recruiting.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Mlaw06||
Seriously, get a girlfriend or something
|2 years 15 weeks ago||Dear Mitch||
Dear Mitch, if you're holding this letter you already know. The house has been boarded up. The doors. The windows. Everything. We're at the Comfort Inn. Room 112. I love you. Frank
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Kenny Lacy||
This should probably be mentioned in any recruiting update.
Mountain Pointe OT Kenny Lacy, a
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Power||
No power. MIght be a few days. FYI.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||sure||
|2 years 22 weeks ago||let me know if you need one||
let me know if you need one more. i'll join.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||Go to the 5:30 mark||
Go to the 5:30 mark.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||JJ Watt||
I'd probably rank JJ Watt #4.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||You see||
I thought last week was a set up episode. And the more you have set up episodes consecutively, the more you realize neither were supposed to be set up episodes. It's like the final season of Lost when I began convincing myself that there were 6 set up episodes in a row because I didn't want to convince myself that I didn't like the episodes. I'm just saying, this one episode wasn't great. The Jesse for dinner scene was great (albeit perhaps a bit overacted). I hope we get the suspense back next week.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||Last night||
Did anyone else think it was the weakest episode of the season?
|2 years 32 weeks ago||3 reasons||
Pittman, Washington, Spence
|2 years 32 weeks ago||At 1:06||
Shane is doing the Bern.
As in, the dance inspired by weekend at bernies.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||I don't get the Beckman "sleazy" talk||
What is wrong with accepting transfers from another B1G school? Some people suggest this is somehow sketchy.
We try to pry away B1G commitments all the time. But once they join a school, it's considered "ungentlemanly" to accept a transfer? Are you in favor of the Gentleman's Agreement that nobody subscribes to?
I get it. The 5 or 6 IL coaches at Penn State gave them a bad rep. But let's just be objective for a moment and not go down the road of saying "every other coach is dirty but ours." Beckman is starting at a new program and trying to build up the talent. I don't think he's done anything wrong.
I'm not suggesting this particular thread is hitting Beckman too hard. But just in general.
|2 years 33 weeks ago||Early Enrollees||
I think Ross Douglas is planning to enroll in January too. Assuming there's room..
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Not quite||
Eric Crouch won a heisman. Frazier was probably the best. I know those Oklahoma teams of the 80s had some great running QBs.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Its possible||
This is possible, but it also becomes a fine line. So if a recruiting service says "we need to re-evaulate a player" there is already a bias towards improving his stock in my mind. So then this becomes semantics (is re-ranking based on other site or "re-evaluation").
And again, its merely a hedge. Rivals still has Green much higher. But Scout is at least making Green a top player now.
I actually think that ESPN uses the most independence in its rankings. For better or worse.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Hedge and etc.||
I get the feeling that alot of the re-rankings are to hedge against other recruiting services having a guy really high or low.
For instance, from all reports, I don't think Derrick Green stood out at the Opening. Not that he was bad, but that he wasn't creating much buzz. But Rivals has him as the #1 RB now. So Scout moves him up around 80 spots. Same issue with Taco where all the other services had him as a 4* except Scout.
On the Taco front, people have been hitting Farrell about his assessment and how Rivals had him dropping whereas Scout (and others) had him on the rise. Well, Scout originally had him as the #29 player in Ohio and a 3* whereas Rivals had him ranked as a top 250 player. So you have to consider where he was originally ranked before judging how to evaluate his stock rising/falling.
And of course, none of the recruiting services for a particular school want to tell their fan base that a commitment performed poorly at a camp. You're rarely going to hear it straight up. So it's hard to get an objective evaluation about how these kids perform.