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Recruiting appears to be more aggressive these days

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by lvbuff, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. lvbuff

    lvbuff Well-Known Member

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    Maybe this is in the wrong place but it appears that this is the first season in a long time where the Buffs are out there aggressively offering better players.

    As I am an old Ludite, the response from the recruits appears to be better than it has in the past.

    Thanks to Wasian and others who continually update the recruiting section.

    I believe that CU may have turned the corner. I hope it results in more wins this season.
     
  2. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    A past review of multi-starred kids who signed with UCLA or U$C shows that many, if not most were offered by the Buffs. But they were only shown plans of the new facilities Now there is something real to show them and a new recruiting coordinator willing to make a huge effort in reaching out to these kids. (Another strike against the past-venerated Walters: no WR improvements AND lousy overall recruiting!)
     
  3. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    Not sure if we're more aggressive but the "energy" seems a lot better. However, there are few results yet, so.....
     
  4. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    I'm not sure either. We seemed to have been offering 4-5* guys in the past...but it was a **** program with **** facilities...so it felt more like a perfunctory offer. Now with us more competitive on the field, new facilities and new coaching blood, I'm hoping we see an improvement in recruiting this year.
     
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  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Definitely stepped up both the twitter game and the Dallas/ L.A. focus.
     
  6. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Glad to see all three emphasized.

    Those are the table stakes to play into a bowl game.
     
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  7. WasianCU

    WasianCU Club Member Club Member

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    Do you guys think that the focus on Texas again is a shift back in philosophy or is it because of Chiv's ties there? Maybe both?
     
  8. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    I'm guessing Chiv's ties.
     
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    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    RG knew what he was doing by scheduling home-away series with A&M and TCU.

    My guess is that the recent push into Texas and with Twitter/social media is part of a bigger strategy and overhaul of recruiting philosophy. Not necessarily a shift back, but a shift forward.
     
  10. DBT

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    Yep. From the scheduling, I'd say they've had a plan in place since before Chev. Maybe their desire to focus on Tejas even steered them toward him a bit. Not to mention he'd whupped us on the recruiting trail once or twice.
     
  11. Bufffan68

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    Jeezus...why not schedule Rice and SMU then? :LOL:
     
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  12. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    Why not? Sounds good to me.
     
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    Devildog Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Swig away at the Kool-aide. I'm afraid CU is a bottom dweller again this year. This won't aid the recruiting dreams of many here. Bring back the recruiting practices from the last time CU was relevant... and you might have a fighting chance.
     
  14. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    I got to the 8th word of this post and stopped.

    DD is afraid. What a little bitch. :)
     
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