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Stoops "We are going to own Polynesian Recruiting"

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Heywood, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Heywood

    Heywood The actual El Guapo Club Member

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  2. AlferdJasper

    AlferdJasper Well-Known Member

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    Personally, if I were an islander, I'd be insulted to read that.
     
  3. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    First reaction...what does Bob care? some parts of the big-12 experience may take a while to wash off.

    Secondly:

    "Lene Maiava"

    any relation to Kai?
     
  4. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Gonna be fun to recruit against them, Oregon State, and Washington extensively.
     
  5. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    GL with that buddy. You gotta beat the top dog to be the top dog. Cabral aint going anywhere.
     
  6. Buff_since76

    Buff_since76 Still a fan... Club Member

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  7. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    And the Arizonastani, too.
     
  8. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I´m fairly certain Cabral and Tui will be up to the challenge.:nod:
     
  9. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I was the same "Why does OU suddenly care about Hawaii when they have VIP access to Texas?"
     
  11. Heywood

    Heywood The actual El Guapo Club Member

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    D oh! Mike Stoops. My bad
     
  12. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    Funny, didn't we just sign like 3 of the top 5 kids from Hawaii in 13 days? Good luck Mikey!:thumbsup:
     
  13. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Good ol' Stoops family.
     
  14. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    It sounds to me like they're putting a lot of eggs into the Polynesian basket. Three assistants with Poly ties? You gotta figure that they'll get some, but certainly not all of the best talent from the islands. After that, what are they doing? I'll take our approach.
     
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    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Plus didn't we get the top three from hawaii this year?
     
  16. GoldenBuff

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    Can I third this? No one out-recruits Cabral in Hawaii. I think this past recruiting cycle made that clear. I loved Embree's story about Cabral and flipping Tuumalo. I think that says everything that needs to be said about our staff's island recruiting skills.
     
  17. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Sounds like they will put a big focus on recruiting Polynesian players, but Akina can recruit/coach with the best of them. Not entirely sure about the other guys, but Akina has contacts all over Texas from his long tenure there. He will help them reel in players from all over and was a really good hire for them..
     
  18. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Might be a difficult chore since they can't even own arizona. Good luck, mikey.
     
  19. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    What a dumbass. According to Rivals, AZ didn't even pull in a single top 10 Hawaiin player. Colorado reels in 3 with 2 weeks of recruiting time. Yeah I think we know who "owns" the islands.
     
  20. unbiasedtruth

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    I know he basically gets seconds to Texas for the state of Texas which is huge, but Polenesians are a different animal, love watching their work ethic.
     
  22. HotRack

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    fify
     
  23. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Bobby "I talk like John Wayne" Stoops might want to look over his shoulder. Okie lite is closing the recruiting gap a bit.
     

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