Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by DBT, Jul 3, 2012.
to prospective recruits.
I caught the tail-end of the discussion as well. Found this on the BDC, which seems to indicate that they assist the coaches during the recruiting process, to help them identify if a recruit is high-risk for not being admitted and/or thriving at CU: http://www.dailycamera.com/cu-colle...phil-distefano-says-academic-review-committee
CJ would know better than I, but my impression was that the AAA had been helpful to Embree in a lot of ways. I'd imagine that it's also limited the number of risks per class and given some "no's".
It's a different era than when we were able to build the program with partial qualifiers like Sal Aunese.
Well, CJ seems pissed about it. Plus, my sense is that he was pissed for a reason. In other words, because of a recent occurrence in recruiting.
Honestly, while we'd all love an environment where the coaches can bring in anyone they think can help the program, I think you do need controls like this in the current era. We are now in an environment where bringing in a ton of kids who can't succeed in the classroom is actually detrimental to your program in terms of schollies and post-season eligibility. How would the fans like it if we finally turned the corner and had 8 wins, but couldn't go to a bowl because of the state of the APR rating.
Hell just look at UConn who is going to be stuck out of the post-season in b-ball for what...2 years now?
You're going to start seeing a lot more schools implementing something like this, though somehow all the SEC schools all already have solid APR scores...I'm sure that's entirely legit. :rolling_eyes: Though to be fair I did see a story where Florida just turned away a 4* DT who made it through the clearinghouse, but I'm not sure what the whole story was there.
Well, that's what happens when your weak students can get degrees in Physical Education or Crayons.
If an at risk student athlete has a harder time getting into CU than Stanford or Cal, we are at a major disadvantage.
That's not the case.
Tell that to the NCAA. They have no even playing field as far as academic standards are concerned. A "C" student at CU will be a "B" student in the SEC. But, rather than view CU academics as tougher, they are rated the same. The playing field is slanted.
Are you sure Nik? Cal has that special program for admitting athletes, remember?
They can maybe get 1 a year with that.
Can kids at other schools drop a class at any time during the semester, even right before finals. While at CU, you have to drop within a few weeks after classes start.
I believe that would be highly unusual if true. Plus, an athlete still has to take, I'd assume, a minimum of 18 credit hours a year to stay on track.
Average of 12 hours per semester with up to 6 taken over the summer. So, yeah, an athlete can take 9 credits a semester.
Thanks. Yeah, I was mistaking "full time student" for "on track to graduate in 5 years" I think.
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