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Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by Chopped, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Jturbofuel

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    Unije made the Rice DE look like Lawrence Taylor
     
  2. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    Yeah, that statement was shocking. Like "wow, he really is just cashing checks".

    This is so weird considering their OL coach is staying the same.
     
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    Money talks
     
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    You owe it to yourself to test those waters, imo. It would have taken a lot to get me to transfer colleges, but I would have listened to some mother****ing offers
     
  6. Buck Turgidson

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    I'm totally torn about the whole NIL and transfer portal situation.

    I've said for years that if your HC/OC/DC leaves for another school that you should be able to transfer with no penalty.

    Now it's a 2nd recruiting period where you've got starting QBs off of top-20 teams (and hundreds of other meaningful players) saying "hell yeah, I'll go play for SchoolX for 1 year if you pay me enough"

    I feel bad for some of these coaches, thinking/saying "alright guys, we're gonna have a great Bowl trip, this is the Senior's last game, you all enjoy this and we'll build on something for next year"

    Then 7 players say, "sorry, Coach, but we're transferring as of right now" 2 others say "gotta sit this one out, Coach, protect my draft position."

    I have no problems whatsoever with the athletes getting paid whatever they can and doing what they need to do for themselves. I just wish it was more organized and above the table.
     
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  7. Fulgore

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    Called that one during the season. Kid loaded with talent.
     
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    Apparently there is some confidence from the UT side on Golden. Him torching us for 2 TDs probably helped.
     
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  9. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    Given how loaded we are with WRs and the turnover at HC this is not a big surprise.

    No salt. Kid has game. Go get em.
     
  10. MadMax

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    crap
     
  11. Jake Tower

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    Hey, there's schools doing the same thing resulting in the destruction of Pac-12
     
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    Eman Naghavi is expected to be retained as the offensive line coach at Houston under new head coach Willie Fritz, sources tell @247sports. Before taking the job at Houston, Naghavi worked under Fritz at Tulane.

     
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  13. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    That's a lot of staff continuity. I like it.
     
  14. dc rock

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    All the portaling reminds me of Daniel House and TaShawn Thomas transferring after Dickey was fired and Sampson was hired (despite James Harden and Pat Beverly encouraging both to stay in Houston).

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Hank McDowell

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    NIL and transfer have basically killed my interest in college football. I mean I'll still watch it, for now, but the non championship bowl games might as well be scrimmages at this point. They don't mean anything. And the regular season games leading up to them are essentially just auditions for wherever the players plan on going next. I hate it, but I'm just not that interested in this incarnation of the game.
     
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  16. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    This attitude is naive, IMO.

    College football hasn't been an amateur sport for a very long time.

    All of this whining about players finally getting adequate compensation and rights is total bullshit.

    The sport you miss was basically a factory of exploitation run by a cabal of evil assholes with competitive honesty, integrity, and consistency of Cold War Olympic gymnastics.

    Good riddance to that **** and **** those that supported it.
     
  17. Hank McDowell

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    Don't give a ****. You enjoy minor league football? Good for you. It's not for me.
     
  18. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    What you've been watching for the last 40+ years WAS semi pro football. Only difference now is players have some agency.
     
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  19. Hank McDowell

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    I'm talking more the portal than anything else. Dudes bailing on their teams before bowl games didn't become a common thing until fairly recently. I'm all for a free market, doesn't mean I care to watch it. You do you though.
     
  20. MadMax

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    Hope Manjack likes the WR coach because I know he loved the one prior
     
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