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Over the years I have read a lot about how some teams have really excellent food for their student athelets. How does Texas now stack up in this aspect?
This post was edited by JFrankWebb 17 months ago
275-0 scoring margin
Dana X Bible's National Championship team
I thought this was a recent change to football, as in for the coming season.
If so, how is Alabama going around this regulation?
Nice point Bobby, and it's also not just about numbers but about the quality of personnel. We don't need Yes Men, we need quality evaluators and talent guys. We can't have more dead weight on the staff like at DC
Just so I understand, is 8-1 the date that we are allowed by the NCAA to make these hires.
Every time I see CTJ proclaiming how he is fighting the good fight and marking his victories against the Man (take THAT Jessie!) I get this overwhelming desire to read Don Quixote. What is up with that? I guess every life needs to have meaning or at least the appearance of same.
There was already a bit of a gap. There will be an even larger one in the coming months if they don't act.
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I think the hired can be in ahead of time but what they can actually legally do is the issue.
They are using them as quality control guys.
Why can't he do anything until Aug. 1. Is U.T. that bureaucratically hand-cuffed or are we simply following NCAA regs. while Alabama plays loose with the rules again. Are you promoting U.T. knowingly break NCAA rules; with a liberal faculity and a local media that has a very ambivalent relation with the U.T. mens's sports program looking over their shoulder.
This post was edited by gordosan 17 months ago
Bobby, you probably remember back in the early Switzer years, OU had a huge group of coaches and recruiters. They would have a recruiter set up residence in a town and stay on them for over a year. It was really effective . Royal got mad and told the NCAA to either set some controls on numbers that could recruit or he was going to hire a 100 coaches just to recruit. He told them he could raise the money with one phone call. After that, they set some limits. Guess now that Coach is gone, they are going to turn them loose again.
which is another example of how ill prepared MackCo is.
This post was edited by smaxx 17 months ago
Bobby, have you ever noticed how many of your posts begin with that sentiment ?
Let the down votes begin.
The rules allowing for additional recruiting personnel don't take effect until Aug. 1.
So, it sounds like 'Bama has been working in the gray area when it comes to the number of personnel hired to handle football related matters while Texas is being conservative and steering clear of the those lines. Is that a fair assessment?
But you could still begin the hiring process and just call them something else till 8/1, correct? I guess my idea is this plan should be approved and ready to implement with most personnel in place on 8/1, not wait till 8/1 to begin. The key is to get the right man to head the "player personnel department" and let him go to work. That should be in place by no later than 4/1.
I don't think Bobby is promoting breaking the rules, but your comment about the the local environment being problematic is true. I'm sure that Alabama does not worry much about the local press. Personally, I prefer our press and faculty even if it does make it more difficult.
This post was edited by cohorn 17 months ago
What about ATM?
Bobby, any suggestions as to who the first new hire should be. If not a name then maybe the type of person that should be. I think a hire in the near future would let Mack show he is being proactive and sometime just showing you are serious can go along way toward making everyone take notice.
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