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Today's Luncheon with Hawk

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by buffaholic, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Hawk seemed a bit more charged up today. Only a few questions... He stated he couldn't comment on recruiting other than they were in on some good guys and it's going well.

    he was asked if he could comment on help they could expect next year from this year's invisible ones (redshirts and ineligibles). He stated that Polk had Shoulder surgery this week and is out for the year, but that he was going to be a good one. He mentioned Blackmon, Wallace, Pericek, Majors among a few others.

    He then stated that Simas was tearing up their defense in practice at WR and he wants to go after him with a baseball bat because we need him so badly. He made it clear that Simas is a playmaker and we need to get him on the field next year.

    He also mentioned Tau at tackle and Vaimunga at special teams and defense as guys who would help contribute.
     
  2. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Polk had surgery on his shoulder? Any more info on that?
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    its getting so bad that our RS"s are injured! :(
     
  4. jjbuffs13

    jjbuffs13 Well-Known Member

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    I remember watching Simas in spring and fall practices and wow is all I can say. I dont want to make the comparison yet because I havent seen him in a game but let me just say, the guy I would compare him to would be Crabtree. Not super fast, great hands and tall reciever.
     
  5. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    Why is he not on the field this year?
     
  6. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    academics. Where have you been?
     
  7. chipwich

    chipwich Administrator Club Member Junta Member

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    Academics
     
  8. dply

    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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    Academics I think.

    (I think your questions has been answered.)
     
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  9. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry I have a life:smile2:
     
  10. MontanaBuff

    MontanaBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Academics. This AFTER his red-shirt year. He had an entire year of not playing to get his classes together, and still failed to make the grade.

    I hold out hope he'll make it for next year, but I wouldn't be depending on him. :sad1:
     
  11. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    When the La-La land article came out about him and his doodling last spring, I got very worried about him passing mustard in his classes. Hopefully he's got his **** together now.
     
  12. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    Nice there is good news
     
  13. jpbuff

    jpbuff Active Member

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    I think that next year we are going to start seeing the recuiting work that this staff has done. Lets assume that we dont' get hit by every lightning bolt that comes down from the heavens and everyone is eligible and healthy.
    I'm starting to like what Hawk is doing on offense - Hansen, Scott, Polk, Speedy, Lockridge, J-Fly, Simas, Blackmon, McNight, Geer, Deehan, Wallace, Solder, Iltis, (center ?), MTM, Miller. Some backup lineman that have some quality gametime experience Let's hope for a couple of solid receivers that can play right away.
    Defensive is going to be interesting in that there will be some new faces and a few that got some early playing time. Obi, Goree, Cunningham, Major, Pericek, Kotoa, Rippy, Hicks, getting Burney back.
    If nothing else I'm excited to finally start seeing some of the bigger name recuits showing there stuff.
     
  14. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    this year is making me a little uneasy.
     
  15. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Regarding Polk I have him in one of my classes and he hasn't been there all week when he has previously attended nearly every class. Looks like the surgery is the real deal unfortunately
     
  16. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    Nice...give us an update next time you see him:thumbsup:
     
  17. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Will do if I can get him away from a hotty he seems to have an interest in:thumbsup:
     
  18. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Hawk also mentioned that Goodman would do the kicking. There was also a "statement" rather than a question from the audience to refrain from booing.
     
  19. buffs04

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    Unfortunately if CU gets blown out, there will be some boos coming from the east side of the stadium.
     
  20. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    So is the problem with Simas an academic one?
     
  21. Highflyer

    Highflyer Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    What would give you that idea?
     
  22. El Gringo

    El Gringo Pura Vida Club Member

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    EDIT: haha - I didn't get the joke at first. duh.
     
  23. Skidmark

    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    A baseball bat? At CU baseball just happens to be intramurals, brotha'.
     
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  24. BUFFS14

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    Refrain from BOOING please.....How will anyone know we are unhappy with things if you don't "boo" :wtf:
     
  25. leftybuff

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    I like Hawk, but honestly, these coaches and AD's kill me sometimes. Coaches in the big time (read that BCS conferences) get paid movie star money. But they get pissy if anybody demands results. Face it, coaches are hired to win. Add to that the prices of tickets and you are going to get a lot of demanding folk. You can't have it both ways. If you want disinterested voyeurs, go coach in the little leagues. If you charge pro level ticket prices, command top dollar for your coaching services, expect a fair segment of your customers/fans to actually demand a commensurate performance, and expect them to let you know when the paying customer doesn't think you are measuring up. I have sympathy for the players since they aren't getting in on the gravy. But then again, they also need to realize D1 CFB is big time sports and it isn't always going to be a bed of roses....
     
  26. buffs04

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    ^^ Agree.
     
  27. BUFFS14

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    Well said Lefty:thumbsup:
     
  28. CUav8er

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    A free (not saying they don't work their a$$es off) $80-100K education isn't getting in on the gravy. I would take that gravy any day.
     
  29. sackman

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    What I always find mildly annoying is some of the parents of the players who sit in our section. I've been going to these games for over 30 years. My folks have owned the same seats for over 20 years. We've seen really good football and really bad football and we know the difference. But when we dare to question the peformance on the field, we "don't know what the hell we're talking about". :huh:

    Oh please, just because your son plays for the Buffs doesn't make you a better, more knowledgable fan than I am. I'll still be here, in these seats, screaming my bloody head off, 10 years after your son is long gone. Will YOU be here, too? Yeah, I didn't think so. :rolleyes:
     
  30. BUFFS14

    BUFFS14 Well-Known Member

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    Well said sackman...didn't know you were that old..**** so am I ....we know the differnece between good football and bad football.....this is not good football and I think WE have a right to express that. I bleed black and gold...and am proud to say I will till the day I leave this earth. Who else will....really
    GO BUFFS!
     

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