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The Ags lead for Otaro Alaka (according to the Ag mods) and have closed the gap with Jarrett Johnson.
Texas As events.
And A&M made the effort to get Sheffield and Ketchum on campus.
Our defensive recruiting just needs a rethink / overhaul what they are doing right now is just not working
It has nothing to do with a rethink. It has to do with buzz and with winning.
Akina is the only exception because he puts DBS in the nfl and everyone knows that.
Now as I say that, I will concede that Davis and Giles are not exactly known as great recruiters. Still...winning helps
They gave you no reason other than their own opinion with Alaka
Doubt they lead with Alaka
It would surprising, but not shocking if we don't lead for Alaka anymore. The problem is the stupid decision to not offer him while at JD. There's a good chance he never takes the aggy JD visit if we played this one correctly. He was a no brainer offer, and yet we somehow decided not to offer.
It is what it is.
It would be nice to hear from Alaka himself at some point however.
Im not sure we lead for Olaka either. I think its about even.
My gut tells me that Olaka ends up at Texas. Not sure though.
Definitely a better fit at Texas.
I'll just say this, retarded thread
Couldn't agree more. I might as well by a subscription to aggie site as of late. If I buy a subscription to their site I'm going to post male porn star and "hot" guys for my three pics. Every comment I make will be how hot the aggies are. Tht would make them mad
People's inability to read an article, and then correctly comprehend what they read is astounding. Nowhere in that article does he state a&m is his leader. Pointing out that a&m is in the mix and claiming they're his leader are two drastically different things.
I can comprehend just fine. I was reading between the lines. Of course the writer didn't come out and say the exact words "A&M leads".
"However, the Aggies are in position to beat out the likes of Texas and LSU "
Like I said, stating youre in the mix vs. being the outright leader are two drastically different things. He may very well end up at a&m, but what Hamm wrote was nothing more than a fluffed opinion.
It was Bloom, not Hamm. Gosh your comprehension is terrible. JK
Tomato, tomatah. Point is all the same.
Agree with the first point.
Akina is not th only staffer with proteges in the pros. Davis has several DTs he coached at Alabama on NFL rosters right now, and Giles has Robison, Orakpo, and will have Okafor. Davis was a key in recruiting the 2 JUCOs we got from Mississippi last year, as well as in luring Shiro Davis away from LSU. Giles was a key part of holding the 2011 recruiting class together after the staff turnover, although Applwhite's worshippers gave him all the credit for that.
Not sure whether folks realize this or not but Bo Davis absolutely deserves a lot of credit for Desmond Harrison.
But as far as recruiting his own position, outside of Malcom Brown, he hasn't lit the world on fire IMO.
Giles is actually a good recruiter IMO when he latches on to prospects. The issue becomes getting on the prospects and not missing on players in his assigned territory.
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That's not the case. It has more to do with what Gerry has been alluding to from the very beginning of his recruitment.
Kids love Giles. He needs a guy like Muschamp to hold his feet to the fire though. Diaz isn't doing that, nor does he have the voice (non pun intended) to even think about doing that. Practice what you preach.
This post was edited by WildBill71 13 months ago
Yeah, but the writer did do that exact thing when he discussed an earlier prospect. Odd he'd suddenly become coy with his wording when he had no problem stating that A&M leads for another prospect.
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