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LOI day tomorrow.... Recruiting class "glass" half full or half empty?

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Eggon, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Eggon

    Eggon Club Member Club Member

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    Many of these young athletes stuck with us when the circumstances changed dramatically! Coach Mike Mac made the decision to honor existing obligations which is a huge step in building integrity with this program and the reputation of the University of Colorado. This class has substantially bonded already. Although I have read many comments per the "star rankings", there is real talent among this group. I especially like their overall attitude and speed. Considering where this conversation was in November I am damn excited about where we stand headed into the finish line.

    Looking forward to hearing the coaches take on Thursday but give me the kid who wants to be in Boulder! May they all sign and get this bus rolling!

    I say our 2013 recruiting glass is half full!
     
  2. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Hmmmmmm. Good question. I haven't thought of it in those terms before.
     
  3. FlatironsBuff

    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Well crap. I thought LOI day was today, and could not figure out why the board was so quiet.
     
  4. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Egg, did you leave any koolaid for the rest of us?

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 2
     
  5. torerobuff

    torerobuff Dancing is forbidden Club Member

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    I would say that's half a glass.
     
  6. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Many of the athletes didn't have any other options
     
  7. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    [video=youtube;T575Pbo4eWM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T575Pbo4eWM[/video]
     
  8. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Lets debate whether "stars" matter....:pan:
     
  9. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Speedy was a two-star. Just sayin'...
     
  10. AKfan

    AKfan New Member

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    Agreed, unfortunately the glass looks to be a shot glass
     
  11. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I prefer to think of it as a recruiting mug, or possibly a tankard.
     
  12. Eggon

    Eggon Club Member Club Member

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    nope ;-)
     
  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    As I'm going through the database, the thing that is standing out to me is how much time and energy the previous staff wasted on scouting Louisiana. We've got a bunch of offers out to kids down there and a lot of them were reaches either because of talent or academics. Worse, we couldn't even get those kids to leave home so a lot ended up signing at places like LA-Monroe, LA-Lafayette and Tulane. Huge mistake made there while we were barely present in Arizona, Nevada and Utah.
     
  14. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    We were banned from recruiting in Nevada....
     
  15. Swish

    Swish Half a bubble off Club Member

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    I'd go with half full though it is tough to once again see the pins falling in every direction but ours here at the end
     
  16. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Let's be honest. This class is not blowing away any BCS school and even some lower tier schools are probably competitive with this class. We will have some surprising stars emerge from this class for sure but it is not going down as a top 10 class in CU history. They filled a class with mostly 2 and 3 star players. Whether stars matter or not-the data suggest that we are not where we need to be to be regularly competitive in the Pac 12.

    But it is just a start for the HCMM era with little time. HCMM's SJSU classes were not ranked above 99 and he turned that into a top 25 finish this year. I know they played worse competition overall but it says to me that he and his staff are good at getting the best out of his kids and coaching them up. That bodes well for the Buffs during this transition.

    Imagine what HCMM & Co. can do if they start pulling in top 25 classes!
     
  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Boyd - I'm with you. This class looks a lot better when thought of as HCMM's transition class instead of looking at it as HCJE's 3rd class.
     
  18. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Making a funny, or is there an underlying story????
     
  19. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    The glass is empty.
     
  20. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    If the glass is empty or half full/empty but no one is there to see it, does the glass really exist? Ok that was bad
     
  21. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    :lol:
     
  22. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    Based on Nik's posts in recruit profiles, our recruits seem to getting the usual CU star bump. We're kickin' ##s.
     
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  23. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

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    For me, the glass is always half full on LOI day.
     
  24. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    There's one particular football factory in Las Vegas (easy to figure out, but I can't remember the name of the school) and Cabral pulled a LB out of there a few years ago. Big Jon ran him off. Not sure what happened, but heard CU was not welcomed back.
     
  25. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Fantastic.
     
  26. JimmyBuff

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    Flacco was a 3 star and Colin K was a 2 star.


    It does seem like the stars mean more when it comes to OL and DL.
     
  27. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Nobriga?
     
  28. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Probably. Palo Verde's not exactly a football factory, but still. They usually have a few guys earn scholarships every year. Good program that probably has 1 or 2 guys CU would want to look at most years.
     
  29. DrunkRalphie

    DrunkRalphie Well-Known Member

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    The "glass" is in pieces on the floor.
     
  30. The Monk

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    Glass is two times as big.
     

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