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|2 years 42 weeks ago||To quote Brian: "i'll eat a||
To quote Brian: "i'll eat a lemon" if the 2014 class is actually capped at 16. I think the general consensous is to expect low 20's
edit: this was supposed to be a reply to mills44 post above.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||arnett?||
if this happened two weeks ago would we have had a spot? I hope not bc if so then this timing is pretty poor.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||
its a bit different. brown visited without telling the coaches. everyone knew dunn was taking visits. if brown told the coaches he could have visited and his spot may or may not have been available. the allegations against Meyer are a bit different. pulling an offfer is different than not being considered a commit.
|4 years 9 weeks ago||That's sort of my point:||
That's sort of my point: recruits don't cancel pre-planned visits - they just move their announcement date up.
I think it's pretty rare for a recruit to announce before a visit for the school he has yet to visit - doesn't mean it's not going to happen here, but it def goes against conventional wisdom.
For example: recruit X is planning to go visit schools 1-5 on the next five weekends. X set's an announcement date before visit three. It's pretty rare that X announces for school 3, 4 or 5. If so, just wait for the visit to announce.
|4 years 9 weeks ago||He scheduled his visits to||
He scheduled his visits to Tenn (and MSU) long before the announcement date was set, so the subsequent visit plans shouldn't really matter either way.
Normally, announcing before a visit is a good sign for the schools previously visited. I don't understand why this logic is incorrect in this case.
When recruits announce prior to completing their visits don't they generally just cancel the remaining visits?
Plus, wouldn't a recruit just wait another week to see Tenn before committing?
I'm not saying he's picking M, but I don't think his visit date to Tenn has any real significance.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||I doubt you could name ten||
I doubt you could name ten who voluntarily took less money, let alone "tons."
|4 years 15 weeks ago||He committed on his visit.||
He committed on his visit.
I think the last players to commit before seeing Ann Arbor were DTs Perlie Graves and Jones during the early RR era - and they both decommitted as you know.
|4 years 21 weeks ago||KH could be the best GM in||
KH could be the best GM in sports.
No one deserves the "Trust ____" more than KH.
|4 years 21 weeks ago||What Wings board do you read?||
What Wings board do you read?
|4 years 22 weeks ago||THE_KNOWLEDGE||
|4 years 22 weeks ago||PSU leads for Bars?||
Really? Based on Tom's post, it sounded like we were sitting pretty
Edit: Ok, I guess Vandy is sitting pretty, but still not PSU
|4 years 24 weeks ago||That's not really what||
That's not really what happened with the DBs.
With Morgan, he wanted to be committed and take visits. The coaches basically said you can't be committed and visit other schools and since it's highly unlikely his spot will be available after your visits, they just decided to part ways.
Same with Reeves - he wanted to wait, the coaches wanted to close out DB commits, so they went their separate ways.
Time tables just didn't match up - but they wanted both commits.
It's ok for coaches to slow down on OL, but they didn't really do that with the DBs.
|4 years 24 weeks ago||class of 25||
If true, M could have taken him. This will be a class of 25 or 26 - we're simply in on too many quality players
I dont see hoke turning down talent that wants to commit.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Burden > Evidence||
It's less about the rules of evidence and more about the NCAA not needing to meet a burden of proof, which could make the accusations problematic for the program.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Not all players work out||
Some get injured. Some aren't as good as their rating. Some lose the love for the game.
Since you never know who's going to work out, better to get as many of the best players as possible.
The rest will sort itself out.
Let me assure you, the starters rarely transfer b/c they're pushed too hard in practice. Now the 3 or 4 deep guys (whether they were highly rated or not) that aren't seeing the field may have a better chance elsewhere.
Always get the best players.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||If he was the silent...||
He had a space reserved, so his coaches shouldn't care if M was recruiting other DBs.
I don't really understand why they parted ways. Maybe the coaches didn't like him going back on his word by delaying the public announcement or taking back the silent?
If the coaches liked him a player then they take him in jan or whenever if space allows.
Unless the coaches cooled on him as a player, which seems odd since there really isn't any new film on him...
Maybe Hoke just really wants to wrap this class up and start on the 2013 class...
|4 years 26 weeks ago||Hey Mike:||
What about Chris Wormley? Don't think this will have an impact since he had UM and OSU in top two? Really?
|4 years 27 weeks ago||True||
b/c of the time required to effectively install the spread, they lost so many games that they effectively "self-imposed" a ban b/c there was no chance of them actually reaching the Rose or BCS bowl.
It was sarcasm - but I had the same question at first too.
|4 years 27 weeks ago||Don't forget your contact info||
If you're posting tickets on the spreadsheet, don't forget to leave your contact info. A contact info column has been added.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||you don't mean winning||
you mean giving up 60+, right?
|4 years 31 weeks ago||So, does this mean they won't||
So, does this mean they won't be piping his jam into the big house this fall?
|4 years 31 weeks ago||Season Tickets at cost||
I have season tickets, but I probably won't be back in MI for any of the games, so if you're interested in buying the full season or half season at cost, let me know.
steven (dot) krieger (at) gmail
|4 years 32 weeks ago||So true||
+1 for remembering.
Who was that exactly?
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Consequences or Rewards||
I have no problem with the post, just wish there were rewards or consequences as appropriate.
I guess this is what the interwebs are for.
I suppose massive negging (or up voting) should commence accordingly.
|4 years 36 weeks ago||My guess:||
I bet their source is Ducktales.
Anyone remember this:
|4 years 37 weeks ago||If you're going to school at||
If you're going to school at OSU, you might consider quitting now. Some would say this would put you farther along than if you actually graduated. : )
|4 years 37 weeks ago||I thought Jim (or one of the||
I thought Jim (or one of the Rivals mods) said that he offered his services to RR for free or almost free and they were barely used. I think Hoke is making better use of the service.
|4 years 39 weeks ago||But, what about all the||
But, what about all the people who spend hours surfing message boards and get upset b/c they make an inefficient click or two? What about them?
|4 years 41 weeks ago||Yeah, but he doesn't even||
Yeah, but he doesn't even have an offer yet - unlike some of the other QB prospects...
I'm not trying to hate on the player, but it seems like the offers that went out first are a higher priority.
Though, if you get a spring offer, whenever it arrives, you should feel loved.
|4 years 42 weeks ago||I don't mean to rail on Hoke||
I don't mean to rail on Hoke - he's doing a fine job and the explanation of "I just got here, give me a break" will probably be accepted.
However, a lot of film can be watched in 2-3 weeks.