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Utah will have 21 players from the state of Texas on its roster

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by JimmyBuff, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    next year. herbstreit just said it during the game. People here still want to think Texas isn't important recruiting base for Colorado? Please.

    Utah - Winning football program in a lousy conference that understands football talent is in TEXAS and CALI

    CU- sitting on its ass under Hawk.



    Finally got a coach in here that understands recruiting in Embree plus Bieniemy.
     
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  2. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Let it go. Does anyone give a **** about Hawk anymore? This is December, not October.
     
  3. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Of course we give a **** about Hawk. Until JE turns this bitch around, we will continue to complain about the doosh who burned the program to the ground.
     
  4. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    I don't see why you're still dwelling on the guy. He's gone. We have a new coach now who will turn it around. Forget that ****.
     
  5. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Not dwelling....but not forgetting....
     
  6. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    at this point you're not beating a dead horse... you're ****ing it
     
  7. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    **** off. :smile2:
     
  8. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    that must have landed...
     
  9. buffsyko

    buffsyko Club Member Club Member

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    He did smile....
     
  10. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    he also neg repped me
     
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  11. Sexton Hardcastle

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    And they got smashed on by a team that has 8 players from Texas. What's your point?
     
  12. Sexton Hardcastle

    Sexton Hardcastle Club Member Club Member

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    Rice has pretty much all Texas players? Why aren't they a powerhouse? How about Baylor? Shouldn't
    they be a consistent winner with all the Texas kids on their roster. :smile2:

    Where was Jimmy when Embree pulled Farrow's scholarship? He was from Texas?!!! :smile2:

    :popcorn:
     
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  13. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    I didn't say take the **** in Texas. I said (well tried to imply) we have to recruit legitimate prospects in the state of Texas in order to compete.


    Boise would roll a bunch of teams out there and Utah played with their backup QB. Not a surprise Boise won the game.
     
  14. michase10

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    Texas is kinda hard to recruit. Some of the schools give the kids tons of ways to succeed, and its harder to tell if those kids have hit their ceiling or not.
     
  15. Spanky

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    The longhorns went five and seven with the best eighty guys from texas. texas sux.
     
  16. Highlander27

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    Up until now, I didn't really care how many Texas players Utah had, but it does show that they sort of took over our spot in that state and have reaped the benefits of it with a few BCS wins (us, zero) and more national exposure coming into our new conference.

    More or less I was trained to watch the Big 12 North and what our recruiting breakdowns looked like and Mizzou/Nebraska by far exposed us recruiting Texas, followed by KU, KSU, and even ISU. The fact is when we've historically done well, we've recruited the state of Texas equally as hard/successfully as California. It is almost MANDATORY by our proximity to their location. Hawkins apparently could care less about recruiting Texas or attempting to relate to the kids/parents coming out of the state which showed on his rosters. He either didn't know how to relate or speak to them, probably both. That was a huge loss for the CU program. We basically starved ourselves from that pipeline, which at the time, should have been our primary source of recruiting as that's where we played, not California. In hindsight, is it really any surprise how far we've fallen in such a short period of time?

    We had 6 players from Texas this year. Something like 5 last year vs. 15 on the roster from our last Conference Championship team including Michael Lewis and Andre Gurode.
     
  17. Del

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    I would really like to see them start recruiting central Texas i.e. the Austin- San Antonio area. Everybody knows about the Dallas metroplex and Houston and there will always be great talent out of those areas. Central Texas is going to be the new hot spot for talent and it is growing like crazy.

    Lake Travis (Austin) won their 4th state title in a row- a feet that only two other high schools in the state have ever done. The Lake Travis QB is going to Texas Tech and is the third QB in a row from that school to go on to play in the Big XII - (Reesing and Gilbert before him). Cibolo Steele (San Antonio) won their state championship and as most of you guys know is where Malcolm Brown played ball. San Antonio is a big military town so you have kids that are used to moving around a lot and I think a lot of them would be more open to going out on their own and moving out of state.

    Another good school is Westlake (Austin), home of Drew Brees. Westlake lost in the 5A finals at the last minute last year and has won a few titles and always goes deep into the playoffs over the past 15yrs. All three of these schools are good academically especially Lake Travis and Westlake so we would not have any issues getting kids into CU.
     
  18. Swish

    Swish Half a bubble off Club Member

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    JMHO, Jimmie's point is valid from the standpoint that we should be working Tejas for some recruits. This place is football like no place I've ever seen before and the population density demands that there is plenty of talent here. Everyone else taps into it, why not us. And with Embo at the helm I think we will draw some excellent players from here.

    As far as Hawkins is concerned, I'm glad he's gone and most of the acid concerning him on this board is gone as well. Having said that, anyone who would whine about someone else burning the program to the ground and then present the steaming pile of fecal matter at the fans altar that he did is not going to be easily forgotten by all. I can tolerate an occasional shot at Hawk, he deserves everything he gets at this point. My contempt for his body of work is going to linger for a while.
     
  19. sackman

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    We don't need 21 players from Texas to be successful. In a class of 25 guys, if we can get three of the top 20 from Texas every year, plus 4 of the top 30 from California, 7 of the top 10 from Colorado, and round out the class with guys from New Jersey, Arizona, Hawaii, we'll be in great shape.
     
  20. Del

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    Agree with Sacky's first point about not having to get 21 guys from Texas but I think getting 3 out of the top 20 from Texas is a stretch. Those guys will almost all be going to UT and A&M exclusively for at least the next 5 to 6 years minus a couple going to SEC power house schools like LSU/BAMA/Florida. Going forward, if CU can finish in the top 10 a couple years in a row I think we can get that many but right now there is no way. With that said, there is no reason why we couldn't get a couple of 4 star guys though and 5 or 6 3 star prospects next year with the new staff in place for the 2012 class.
     
  21. sackman

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    Three of the top 30 then. I fully realize that UT, A&M and OU will get the largest chunk of the top players out of Texas. That doesn't mean we can't get a few of the good ones, though. Texas is a big state, and there are a lot of very good players there. Get a few every year.
     
  22. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    We don't need good players, we just need to run the spread. DUH!
     
  23. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Yup, did you see what Boise St did running the spread last night? Fantastic!
     
  24. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Utah's Texas numbers will most likely drop since they are no longer part of a conference with a school from Texas.
     
  25. NashBuff

    NashBuff CSU Knob-Slobberer

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    Yup dropped passes are fanastic too!
     
  26. sackman

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    I hear the spread is tougher to defend than a pro-style offense.
     
  27. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    Rashaan Salaam approves this post with the caveat that the option is the toughest to defend of all.
     
  28. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    I loved Salaam when he was running out of the spread.
     
  29. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    I thought it was the wildcat?
     
  30. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    no, that was Hagan.
     

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