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Great post... But except for Terry we have had great success bringing in the top player in state, or the difference makers, ala Gilmore, Latti, Clowney etc... And after these past two seasons we are well on our way to Owning the top 10 in state in the next recruiting cycle. Compared to the past we are in Heaven...
This post was edited by jbkingmancock 16 months ago
I really appreciiate JBK's post but I really wish the HBC was a little more personally engaged with at least the upper crest recruits. With everything that has been happening with the program from the facilities improvements, the improved funding with this large alumni base, the dedicated coaching staff, there is no reason why we can't compete with anyone else. Carolina gives kids a clear choice now to play at the highest level. Most importantly Carolina is a winning college football program in the SEC. I am just saying.. I don't think it would be a hard sell for him personally anymore if could get more engage and see it through with a few top tier difference makers.
Thanks Air Chicken but I know he is more involved than any of us give him credit for. First of all he does an in home with virtually every recruit. And The Upper Crest recruits as you call them he does get very personally involved. Remember the story of going to Lattimore's in the ICE and he also was big time involved in bringing in Clowney. The big recruit that started it all was Cliff Matthews and SOS personally told Cliff we needed HIM after that thursday night loss to Auburn. Plus he talks to recruits and does way more than he is given credit for. Trust me on this. That is a fact. He isn't as in the public with it as dabo, and saban and those guys but he is more involved than this board realizes. That is why we are where we are... And we did just land the number one kid from NC. Plus our staff goes after kids they feel will fit in. Great example, they are waiting on 4 star David Williams when they could have had 5 star Greg Bryant awhile ago.... I am sure he could do more but truth is I think he does whatever it takes to get the job done and any time any asst needs the SOS for reenforcement he is always available...
Recruiting is about the future. The record is about the past.
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All I know is, I look around and see winning football games turning a lot of 8th and 9th graders into Carolina fans that would otherwise be uga and uf and cu fans. This will payoff for years to come.
True. The class of '13 will impact results on the field in '15, '16 and beyond.
Spurrier...I appreciate him plenty
I think to insinuate more hours spent recruiting would result in better recruting classes is an over simplication to say the least. Other than a lawyer milking an hourly rate, I cannot think of many successes that can be gained simply by spending more time doing it. Often there is a point of diminishing returns. If Spurrier tried to be Dabo, to think Spurrier would have more success is a stretch..
I'm not sure I agree with this....there are many, many things in life such that you can get bigger and better returns when you spend just a little more time and effort working at it. I don't want him to be Dabo in regards to recruiting however and I don't think any of us are even asking for that.
The point is the most successful salesman for company A may spend half the man hours on the job as the second most successful salesman for Company A. You and Al would argue that if the most successful salesman spent more hours on the job he would certainly be "more" successful relative to the number of hours worked. That may be true and most people like to think that's true (harder/longer work equals more succes), but in many cases it's not true. In the case of SOS, I and everyone else, hasn't the foggiest.
So, you don't think that today's technology changes the way recruiting is done? In the "olden days" SOS couldn't talk to a recruit from a golf cart in the fifth fairway of a golf course, or keep up with a recruits every thought just by following him on Twitter, Instagram, or Twitter. Social Media has changed everything and changed the amount of effort it takes to get a recruits' attention.
That doesn't equate into the irrational thought process of .... "Spurrier doesn't work as hard as he used to." He doesn't HAVE to work as before.
this is all great, just great. well done excuse making
So excited to see yet another "in-your-face-you-recruiting naysayers" thread. Well done.
This post was edited by timeout 9 months ago
I think it's possible to be thrilled and grateful to have SOS as our head coach, but still be driven a little nuts by things he does at times.
We'll never know.
SOS certainly thinks that our players will benefit from spending more time in involuntary workouts.
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