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|2 hours 48 min ago||The better they recruit, the less coaches like to redshirt.||
That's another positive side to burning them here.
|4 hours 13 min ago||True, but the preliminary visit list for that game was insane,||
about 60 recruits. By comparison, 15 sounds very manageable.
|4 hours 21 min ago||If Sam expects it to end to end up like Rashan Gary||
with Clemson, doesn't that mean he isn't going to announce any time soon? Sounds like Singleton is going to take his visits and keep the fans nervous before his announcement to the good guys.
|5 hours 33 min ago||We did that enough last year that one of the TV announcers,||
thought Newsome had switched from TE this season.
|7 hours 47 min ago||Not to mention their DC getting canned.||
That could be the biggest reason if he does visit.
|7 hours 52 min ago||"New contributors"||
explains why most of those players weren't mentioned.
|8 hours 22 min ago||Highly doubt Meyer would push out Simmons.||
He seems to place a high value on getting recruits from Michigan. i think that's a good strategy, forcing us to work hard to defend our backyard.
|8 hours 27 min ago||Does anybody else think the only reason he is decommitting||
is that Meyer told him a pro-style QB wouldn't fit in his system? I highly doubt it's a conclusion that Clark reached on his own.
|8 hours 45 min ago||You're right, but the early injuries do help build depth.||
|8 hours 50 min ago||He is eligible for another year.||
Not sure why the OP said otherwise. One more game and it would have been too late.
|9 hours 4 min ago||There's no question that Reschke will get a medical RS.||
This time around, we're the ones asking for a sixth season. Reshke played as a true freshman.
|9 hours 15 min ago||We tried to flip him very late in the process.||
There was speculation that we would have had a good chance if we had offered earlier. That was the class where we had Michael Ferns very early, then added Darrin Kirkland, Furbush and Winovich before the season.
|9 hours 27 min ago||That's simply not true.||
Dantonio redshirts a lot of players because they just aren't ready to play. When he gets recruits that we wanted or at a similar level, they rarely redshirt, OL excepted. Reschke is an example of that. As his recruiting classes have improved, he's redshirting fewer players.
|21 hours 27 min ago||Hs brother accompanied him on his previous visit here||
|22 hours 2 min ago||That's not a recent change.||
I think this staff does especially well with mothers. A significant portion of the visits are devoted to academics and other non-football subjects.
|1 day 2 hours ago||A lot of the numbers are misleading.||
MSU got about half of their yardage in the 4th quarter. I imagine Wisconsin was playing a softer defense and a more conservative offense by that point. While it worked, the score could have been more lopsided. MSU was outgained by a lot while the outcome was still in doubt.
|1 day 2 hours ago||I don't disagree with that.||
I think Strong could do a good job at a lot of places. I wouldn't like to see him replace Dantonio. I don't see PSU as a good fit and I don't think they would hire him right after he got fired. His bolting from Texas for PSU seems much less plausible.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Yeah, those will be good tests for Franklin.||
I think he has to be able to rally his team after a beatdown. Minnesota might just overpower them on offense, but he can't lose both. I think they really want to give him the benefit of the doubt, but his in game coaching was obviously terrible Saturday. He's got to show signs of being a good coach if he's going to survive a losing season.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Respectfully, every name you mentioned is a real long shot.||
Only Fleck or a fired Charlie Strong would even listen to an offer from PSU and I can't see either of them getting one.
If they were to try to poach an established Power 5 coach, Dan Mullen might make sense.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Forcing PSU to hire Jay Paterno||
might be a worse penalty than they got.
|1 day 3 hours ago||I understand recruiting is a rough business,||
but I dislike Franklin for how he handles himself. He was the one whining about negative recruiting by OSU, MSU and us at the Big Ten media day. Changed his tune when Meyer and others called him out about it. Then a parent of a 4* that was recruited by all four schools chimed in. He said Franklin was the only coach they dealt with that was negatively recruiting. He didn't say PSU, but Franklin personally. Add to that the stories of him trying to flip Peppers by telling him we were going on probation.
I guess that sort of recruiting happens, but combined with the unprompted whining about others doing it to him, it's a poor reflection of his character.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Frank Solich went straight from Nebraska to Ohio U.||
Oh, you meant the other direction? I don't that's happened for a long time.
|1 day 4 hours ago||It's not too big a jump if you think PSU is a mid-level||
Power 5 job. They certainly don't.
|1 day 4 hours ago||I agree they'll keep Franklin if he has at least a .500 season.||
I'd bet they don't quite make it. The next two weeks will be big. Lose to Minn and Maryland and it's over.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Matt Rhule||
It's going to be someone with PSU ties. They value loyalty over most everything else and don't trust outsiders.
They consulted the Paternos over the Joepa celebration. Maybe they should just ahead and leave them in charge of hiring coaches too. Give Jay Paterno a chance. That's what Joe would have wanted.
|1 day 5 hours ago||I think this is exactly right.||
He threw his players under the bus after the game. Then he said they aren't having fun or playing with passion. How is that not a coaching issue? In public, he's making statements that are all over the place. He can't be a steadying force in private.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Harbaugh was asked about Les Miles,||
whether he would consider bringing him in as an analyst or an honorary captain. He said those are both good suggestions. He also said he hoped to talk to him soon.
|1 day 8 hours ago||He clearly wouldn't be one of their top two choices.||
I think the question of who's on LSU's list is a hard one to answer. Lots of improbable names get mentioned because everyone past Herman and Fisher is improbable. LSU is willing to pay for a big name coach, but in order to get one they have to flip someone who's probably content where they are. Either that or hire Art Briles.
|1 day 9 hours ago||and ND would never fire a coach with a lot of years||
remaining on his contract.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Maybe not if you're a professor.||
It certainly is if you're a football coach. It's probably better in every tangible way; pay, facilities, support, strength of the program.