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A&M has an edge in Engineering? Somebody get on the phone with this kid please. He's been hoodwinked.
This post was edited by Redbandito25 13 months ago
So he's going to A&M, oh well.
Once he starts thinking about it imo he chooses Texas.
A&m's engineering takes a back seat to Texas' as in so many other things. This kid needs to pick up his infoormation from a reliable source and stop hearing the bs that comes from the a&m coaches! Texas engineering is the best in the state and top 5 in the nation.
Giles should pick up the phone and say:
Here is Us news and world report - Texas engineering x and Aggie engineering x-20. We're better
Here is stock of recent DEs Texas and Aggie have put into the league - Alex okafor - started out a 2-3 rounder and now a sure first rounder. Dmoore - started out as top 10 and is now falling out of first round
Where do you want to go?
Just win and all this crap goes away
Pretty impressive aggie recruiting to get all this crap inside of his head and change his leader in matter of hours.
No Idea whats that like anymore having impressive recruiting for defensive players, ah well Texas doesnt like DLine recruits anyway
He is flat wrong on the eng school; but I will give him a touch of credit for noticing there is less talent at DE at atm, an might get quicker playing time if what I am reading is true about Cottrell and Davis behind Reed and jeffcoat.
Correction: It's all good.
By the time this kid gets to campus, Jeffcoat will be long gone...as will Reggie Wilson. Reed will be a senior. That will leave Davis as the only junior and Bluiett and Cottrell as sophomores. We didn't sign anyone at DE last year, so that is the extent of the depth chart. Or in other words, if the kid can play, he will have the opportunity for immediate playing time. He has received some bad info.
This is more about playing time than anything. We used the same tactic during the big 2012 year where we picked up 28 recruits and turned players late, like Cottrell. However, I can't believe he is falling for the "banana in the tailpipe" where engineering is concerned. Oh well, until he decides, it's up to Giles and Mack to right the info wrong if the really want him.
Like I said above Bandit, playing time shouldn't be an issue if he can play. It will be available. We may have talent, but we don't have a lot of depth due to whiffing on d line recruiting last year.
If he goes there he will end up in Poultry Science like all the rest of them.
Aggies repeat that same line over and over to themselves and anyone within earshot. They say it enough that they think it could be true and do their best to convince everyone else to ignore their lyin eyes.
I think some of you are a bit too caught up in ranking the engineering schools. I doubt he is going to pick which of the two is ranked higher by USNWR. Hell, he wouldn't pick either if the point was simply to go to the highest ranked school with a football team.
Both schools offer excellent educations in engineering. That's what is important to him, IMO. Then you have the other criteria that most recruits consider -- depth chart, facilities, comfort with coaches, etc. -- that will help him determine where he goes.
When I was a future engineering major in HS looking at colleges, every Aggie in earshot told me that A&M had the best engineering school without fail. That was 10 years ago.
Its a thing with you guys.
+1. Don't know if it will be Poultry Science but is highly unlikely he takes engineering. That is a very tough row to how even without doing it while playing D1 football. Of course maybe it's just a lot easier at A&M in their online program for football players.
Let's say Johnson expects to get legit playing time by year 2. Here are both Texas and A&M's 2015 DE depth charts.
Texas: Senior: Shiro, Juniors: Cottrell & Bluiett, RS Freshmen/Sophomores: whoever we sign in 2014. That's it.
A&M: Seniors: Manukainiu, Taylor, Obioha, Williams, RS Sophomores/Juniors: Points, Hall, Arnold, and an outside shot at RSJ, RS Freshmen/Sophomores: whoever they sign in 2014.
How in the hell is A&M's depth chart more favorable?
Good recruiting by A&M.
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Seniors: Manu and Williams are both DTs.
RS Sophomores/Juniors: Points is a DT
RSJ will not be a DE.
That leaves us with 4 DEs on the roster older than him, 1 more than y'all.
You can rationalize it however you'd like, the bottom line is that Sumlin is absolutely destroying Mack on the trail right now. Mack is afraid of fighting fire with fire, and thus I don't see that changing anytime soon.
Nothing Longhorns love more than playing guys out of position.
Manukainiu, Points and Alonzo Williams are all playing DT. So in 2015, you would have:
SDE: Obioha (SR), Alexander (SR) and probably Arnold (SO)
WDE: Taylor Twins (SR and JR), Hall (SO)
Obviously everything is subject to changes. Both Taylors have been put at DE because A&M needs bodies. I think Alexander might go back to the WDE in the fall, but he is the only other guy they can put on the strong side while Obioha is out with an injury.
Again, I don't know that it's better or worse than Texas, but I don't think that's a depth chart that scares a player off.
This post was edited by Sin Miedo 13 months ago
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