1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Recruiting budgets, CU opening up the wallet!

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by 77buff, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. 77buff

    77buff Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2005
    Messages:
    2,319
    Likes Received:
    57
  2. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2008
    Messages:
    17,235
    Likes Received:
    1,795
    Time to shut that DC pipeline down
     
  3. Jaximus

    Jaximus Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2011
    Messages:
    1,742
    Likes Received:
    294
    Good to see! I believe that our staff is doing the best they can. Eventually that will lead to on field success, I just know it!!
     
  4. 77buff

    77buff Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2005
    Messages:
    2,319
    Likes Received:
    57
    At least we are competing for top talent and not players being recruited by Utah St., Idaho, New Mexico St., i.e. Dan Hawkins.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,521
    Likes Received:
    16,115
    Glad to see we're spending where we are. I'd like to see it even higher so we top Oregon for tops among Pac-12 teams reporting.

    But wtf is up with that Tennessee budget? Only program over a million bucks and they take it all the way to $1.5MM?
     
  6. SanDiegoBuff

    SanDiegoBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2007
    Messages:
    1,720
    Likes Received:
    56
    Naw, you don't want to spend money just to spend money. I bet Oregon's is driven up by travel costs, it's significantly easier and cheaper to get kids in and out of Denver, and get our coaches to different cities from Denver than it is in and out of Portland.
     
  7. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2010
    Messages:
    6,930
    Likes Received:
    456
    Maybe Oregon and Tennessee's recruiting budgets include payments to players.
     
  8. Buffsoldier

    Buffsoldier Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2009
    Messages:
    1,891
    Likes Received:
    261
    Some big hitters on the N/A list: Miami, Notre Dame, Pedo St. and USC. SMU too, but probably in the "we're not falling for that again" category.
     
  9. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    6,177
    Likes Received:
    464
    Georgia techs is a joke.
     
  10. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2011
    Messages:
    13,821
    Likes Received:
    3,575
    Dooley's an itiot. I think someone forgot to tell him not to report the money he's paying the street agents.
     
  11. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2010
    Messages:
    31,645
    Likes Received:
    4,342
    Is that an Italian besmirchment?
     
  12. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2011
    Messages:
    13,821
    Likes Received:
    3,575
    No, I call Italians waps.
     
  13. CanadianDuck

    CanadianDuck Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2011
    Messages:
    1,772
    Likes Received:
    202
    The travel costs are high since the State of Oregon does not produce many D1 athletes so the Ducks coaches are forced to travel a lot more then most teams.
     
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    80,521
    Likes Received:
    16,115
    We're similar in that way. Even within our states, most towns aren't a quick and easy drive. But flights are shorter and a bit cheaper to most places from Denver versus Portland (or especially if your coaches take a commuter flight out of Eugene to meet a connection).
     
  15. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2011
    Messages:
    12,236
    Likes Received:
    470
    Private schools don't have to report money spent. I know USC, Notre Dame, and Stanford are private, I don't know about the others.
     
  16. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2007
    Messages:
    14,560
    Likes Received:
    913
    Which is a blessing in disguise -- since the major hub is close, recruiting costs should stay somewhat reasonable. This helps to not give ammo to the ridiculous local press, the friends-of-Wardy-C, and any other anti college sports groups around the Boulder area.
     
  17. rosstr

    rosstr Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2011
    Messages:
    1,368
    Likes Received:
    171
    Buying recruits will escalate your recruiting budget.
     
  18. 77buff

    77buff Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2005
    Messages:
    2,319
    Likes Received:
    57
    Dooley is on a red hot seat, he will probably be fired after this season if things don't turn around.
     
  19. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    48,411
    Likes Received:
    4,425
    Things aren't going to turn around.
     
  20. nocoolnamejim

    nocoolnamejim Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2012
    Messages:
    291
    Likes Received:
    42
    Well, you guys are definitely investing money in one of the right places to try and improve your odds on landing the players your coaches want. Looking at your recruiting budget is a touch humbling to be sure.
     
  21. CUinDC

    CUinDC Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2006
    Messages:
    241
    Likes Received:
    14
    I think you mean wops (stands for without papers). Not supporting the slur, but should at least get it correct.
     

Share This Page