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Least shocking thing I have heard in a while

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Duff Man, May 8, 2012.

  1. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    UCLA is three scollies over the limit as spring practices conclude and school winds down. Who could have ever seen this coming?
     
  2. sweaty teets

    sweaty teets Club Member Club Member

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    edit: didn't realize you meant the current team, not their recruiting class.
     
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  3. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    What is the penalty?
     
  5. nocoolnamejim

    nocoolnamejim Active Member

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    That's an interesting little tidbit. Wonder how many they're planning on taking this year?
     
  6. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    they will just cut some guys to make the limit. saban would be proudc.
     
  7. btbuff

    btbuff It's an inside joke Club Member

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    From the conference call
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Glass houses. Before I rip on UCLA for this, I want to see how Embree handles some things.

    That said, we definitely talked a lot about how UCLA was oversigning in a major way for the 2012 class. Maybe there's another P-Rich out there who isn't going to be happy with his situation?
     
  9. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    Maybe, but we do not have room!
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Not for a freshman. But, hypothetically, let's say that UCLA cut loose a junior tight end or defensive tackle and gave an unconditional release. Even if the guy wasn't likely to be a starter for us, he might be someone we'd want to fill in our depth chart.
     
  11. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    I dont understand why the NCAA lets this go on with out punishment. You could oversign every year and bring in fresh talent and kick out the bottom feeders of your team. Imagine Embree saying "now kid, I promise you immediate playing time to the best recruits in the country". You could literally sign 40 players and cut the players who have been bench warmers their whole career. Why should a senior or junior be punished for playing and not only commiting their life to a team but to a school, by getting their scholarship taken away to give to a fresh kid. Thius isnt the NFL were if you dont play good enough you're out of a job. These are still kids who can have their whole life ****ed up by a greedy coach only wanting to win.
     
  12. 96 Buff

    96 Buff Resident Commie Bastard Club Member Junta Member

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    You expect the NCAA to look out for the student athletes?
     
  13. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    No, I expect the NCAA to stop the influence of professional sports on the college level.
     
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    It's going the other direction. I posted it in the CU News / Olympic Sports forum. NCAA and MLB are looking to partner with MLB footing the bill to expand the game of college baseball. Welcome to the future.
     
  15. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    All things considered, I am not sure who that UCLA could cut loose tbat Embree would give a scholly to.
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  16. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I have no idea. But if there was an opportunity, I'd trust Embree here. He'd get very solid info on UCLA players from his son and from Slick Rick.
     
  17. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Wait. Is Embree pulling this bull**** too?
     
  18. bigskybuff

    bigskybuff Club Member Club Member

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    That was my first thought. Of all schools, UCLA is definitely one school where he can gather a lot of player info from his son.
     
  19. BuffsNYC

    BuffsNYC Uptown Club Member

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    This has the potential of coming back to bite UCLA on the ass. "Cutting" scholarship athletes becomes known to high school kids, high school coaches, etc. some of whom will think twice before going to UCLA in the future.
     
  20. chitownbuff

    chitownbuff Club Member Club Member

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    I imagine Nik's referring to Embree's comments about potential greyshirts.
     
  21. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    We haven't really had any attrition this spring.
     
  22. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Grayshirts and saying that we're looking at signing over 15 guys in the 2013 class. Something's got to give.
     
  23. chitownbuff

    chitownbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Agreed.
     
  24. josef

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    Grades are probably just now coming back. We will probably see some attrition.
     
  25. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    hope not
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Finals end tomorrow sometime, I think 7:30 is the latest final so they should be in my Sunday for the most part.
     
  27. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Ya I was surprised to see none right after Spring Ball
     
  28. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I agree. Was more just making a general statement that we all knew the numbers would not add up for UCLA in an easy way.

    The grayshirt talk from Embree and the numbers tossed around for 2013 means some unpopular moves are likely coming.
     
  29. BuffHerd

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    Sounds like fUCLA is taking a page out of Saban's book.
     
  30. HUFset

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    I was thinking RB as well, where they have Dalton Hilliard and Malcolm Jones not getting much play behind Franklin. Sam Handler is also on their team. I think he is Gus' brother considering he's from Barrington, IL.
     

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