this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|1 week 23 hours ago||Um, you don't know what||
OP, you don't know what you're talking about. Williams and Pomona are, by almost any standard, top-ten colleges. (US News ranks them both in the top five.) Academically, they're on par with the top Ivies, and their acceptance standards are among the highest in the world. The whole "declining enrollment" thing doesn't really apply to these schools. And, anyway, the broader decline in college enrollment isn't about quality. it's about cost. Private colleges are more expensive than public ones. In a recession, guess what happens?
Also, your logic is bizarre. So these tiny little colleges, with their relatively small endowments, are buying off Forbes? But the huge top-flight universities, with their massive endowments, are helpless lambs?
|1 week 4 days ago||People who do something this||
People who do something this stupid and ugly deserve to get trampled. And it's pure animal cruelty.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Wrong. This was well before||
Wrong. This was well before the Internet devastation. Look it up. He's loathed in those cities. Also, why do zillionaire a continually give money to those who need it least? How about giving money to parts of the school that need it more?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Sam Zell absolutely decimated||
Sam Zell absolutely decimated two of the country's greatest newspapers: the Chicago Tribune and the LA Times. He's notorious. Just another rich asshole trying to buy a legacy.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Sorry but that kid is||
Sorry but that kid is obviously a major tool.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, but what's in this for||
Yeah, but what's in this for me?
|3 weeks 1 day ago||God bless a man who got rich||
God bless a man who got rich by selling sub-primes.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||They have a good coach that's||
They have a good coach that's beaten m twice. And Harbaugh can only do so much in his first game.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||OP: So you're not even going||
OP: So you're not even going to mention the source of your information about Ole Miss? We're just supposed to believe you?
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I wouldn't pretend to know||
I wouldn't pretend to know how things will turn out for Shane. I'm cautiously optimistic. The one thing that did strike me, while watching his limited playing time, was that he seemed smaller and more slight than the average gun-slinging pocket-passer type. Is this perception accurate? Or no?
|3 weeks 4 days ago||You need to go to Iowa and||
You need to go to Iowa and Indiana. They're both great. Indiana is so old-school, you can enter the stadium at any time, day or night. And Iowa has a great atmosphere. Both towns are great, too. One warning: at both schools, I've never seen so many falling-down drunk students on game day.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Chances harbaugh doesn't||
Chances harbaugh doesn't reveal the starter till opening night? For strategic reasons.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||No intelligent person||
No intelligent person suggested the interview would impact anything.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I love how people argue that||
I love how people argue that noon games let them do stuff around the house but later ones don't. The games are the same length at any time. You still have half a day either way. What a ridiculous and lazy argument.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Nobody plays big noon games.||
Nobody plays big noon games. Even in November. You do realize the NFL plays deep into the winter and nobody seems to mind? Noon games are relics. And very few people like them.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Noon sucks. Too sleepy and||
Noon sucks. Too sleepy and subdued.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||The screaming highlighter||
The screaming highlighter color could only be preferred by teenagers. The team has historically worn, maize (albeit in marginally different shades) because that happens to be the the intended color. Which also looks better.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Cavs will still find a way to||
Cavs will still find a way to lose.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||It may surprise you to learn||
It may surprise you to learn that the media doesn't publish stories based on whether they're convenient for the program.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||That's the rationalization||
That's the rationalization fans always use.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Seriousy, dude? Another||
Seriousy, dude? Another thread on this inane topic? Really?
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I see your point. But mostly,||
I see your point. But mostly, I think, when you determine to attract as much attention as harbaugh does, you're also going to invite more scrutiny. Every little negative thing will be noted. That's just the way it goes. And it's not unfair.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Nick's online chats are||
Nick's online chats are particularly bad. He offers no new information or insights and basically just says "only time will tell" to every question. He's lazy and not terribly insightful.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I don't think you understand||
I don't think you understand how journalism works. You think they should just sit on their hands and not report a player's allegations -- even after asking M for comment? If this were Bama, I bet you'd be the first guy accusing ESPN of a coverup.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah. Only a dumbass like you||
Yeah. Only a dumbass like you would make this a partisan political issue.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed. This is a lousy||
Agreed. This is a lousy precedent. Great lesson for the players.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Yes. They fit the profile and||
Yes. They fit the profile and have a certain old-school glamour about them.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Gee, this isn't a stale old||
Gee, this isn't a stale old chestnut or anything. Let it go already.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||No. The coaches already know||
No. The coaches already know we'll have a few medicals and a few fifth-years who won't be back. So they haven't over signed. They're under no obligation to inform us of the current roster numbers.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Correct. It's so early in the||
Correct. It's so early in the cycle, things haven't had a chance to shake out. Inevitably, at least a few of these kids will go elsewhere -- ones that get late offers from their local team, or ones worried they'll get buried on michigan's depth chart.