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So basically a Try-out?
If you are not good enough or get hurt you do not get a schollie?
You could add an NFL draft rule, i.e. any player that leaves early for the NFL and is drafted 5th round or higher can be replaced, but I wouldn't. I would keep it simple. Everyone is in the same boat. And, really, if any team is consistently having a higher number of players drafted early every year, they are probably doing very well. I doubt adding an extra player or two to a 90+ player roster will make any difference. I would keep it simple. No exceptions for anything.
some of the things i read on a "football recruiting site" just makes me laugh out loud. its one of the sole reasons i subscribe.
let me try & ease the sniffles some have over the term "oversigning".
a) no one can over sign (25/85)
b) every D1 team must abide by the exact same "basic math" system (25/85).
Every other recruiting website on the internet credits Auburn with signing 24 players in 2011 and that is how many players we signed. This site listed walk ons for some reason. At least that is the only thing I can figure out, because I dont even recognize 10 or 12 of the names this site claims Auburn signed in 2011
This post was edited by aubie25 16 months ago
Oh yeah, Michigan has signed 87 recruits in the last 3 years according to this site. 25 last year, 27 in 2011, and 35 in 2010. Yet all you Big 1o freaks are up in here bitching about the SEC for some reason
Attrition happens at every school. If you sign 25 a year for 4 straight years, that's 100 players. Every major school "culls." Don't act like your school doesn't.
This happens in every conference, but only the SEC gets called out by other fanbases because we win. Again, it's not how many a team "signs", but how many actually "sign and enroll".
FYI, Michigan signed 94 recruits over a four year period ('09-'12). They have exactly 22 recruits this year to replace the 22 from '09.
Bama signed seven more recruits than Michigan over that four year timespan. Did those seven recruits really make that big of a difference over four years? Also, in the last four years, Bama has had quite a few guys leave early for the NFL draft.
For everyone that complains about oversigning, hit us all up when the SEC is "over-enrolling".
Can you show me the Math?
After Tommie Sanders verbals that will be 35.
You took 19 last year right? so 25 + 6 = 35??
This post was edited by Huburt 16 months ago
So how does 34 work or even 33 or 32????
Can you explain it to me ? Look I could be wrong but all your doing is calling me stupid instead of using your big boy words and showing me how I am wrong.
Teams in every conference do it, so stop using it as an excuse.
"I also had a great time at Texas A&M. I enjoyed being around their coaches and players, too, and the stadium and all of their facilities are real nice. On my visit it was my first time being there and it was great to see their fan support on gameday. I just enjoyed everything about them."
For the past few months, Sanders has put the Aggies on top of his favorites' list. Heading into his decision day, the Aggies still hold the edge with Sanders.
"They are still standing at the top of my list," Sanders said. "But there are great things about all three schools. Texas A&M has been recruiting me for a long time and were one of the first schools that came at me. On my visit they didn't push me to commit and they knew I was going to make my decision on Dec. 12th and they were cool with that. I told them I had to weigh all my options first and they understand my situation."
So how many can you take this class 34/34/35/36/37 ?
I will agree with this to a certain extent. The only reason its a big issue is because the SEC is kicking ass. If the SEC was playing like the Big East no one would care.
Although certain teams / conferences do it more.
Get some facts man.
1st to Woodson's question .
the snag in the rule & where the term oversigning arose was when teams would sign NSD L.O.I's to 35 prospects with only room for 25, knowing 10 or more would never qualify. by allowing the kids to commit a team felt they had the best chance to actually sign the NQ'S after PS or a juco stint. "the new rule" eliminates the majority of that.
now for those w/out a clue....(the new Weed Law will only make some even more delusional.)
1. NSD L.O.I.'s are not signed scholarships
2. the 25/ 85 rule is a basic math system that counts players on the roster during any fiscal year (Jan thru Dec).
note: i would hope anyone that can read would understand that 4(yrs) x 25(per) =100
a few simple reasons why a team with 15 spots open this season would sign 20+ and yet still not "oversign".
a) transfers seeking more PT
b) misses their Mommy
c) academic casualties
d) medical hardship
e) NFL early-entries
and then there is prep early enrollees (back counters) but lets get through the ABC's 1st shall we.
This post was edited by Crimson_Ghost 16 months ago
Exactly, that's the only reason the SEC is getting called out. I find it quite hilarious. Hearing other conferences complain, because we aren't being fair and sharing our recruits is pathetic.
Good lord you're a loon if you believe what you just typed.
verbals are nothing more than verbals...wait till NSD
and as for "your math" ...its
19 last year +6* = 25 last year(if they're early entries*)
You may want to bark in your own backyard before you run down the street.
WSU has signed 102 in the last four years. Don't really see many PAC 12 homers complaining about them, but I guess that's because they don't win right!?
GTFO with all these excuses.
Several DNQ + midtermers. We officially signed 15 last year. We'll be bringing in 10 guys at midterm and signing 25 in February.
Thanks, finally a reasonable answer.
I thought the rule was you could only count a maximum of 6 EEs back to the last class but I will have to check on that. It might be a BIG thing.
so 35 is your limit for this recruiting cycle.
This guy seems to disagree with you.
He has it right, except it's 15 not 19. He probably got that off a recruiting site, but our coaches have been assured that we can take 25+10 this year.
And he knows more than you. At least 3 of your top 6 recruits will not qualify. If you stick at 35 and lose 3 to JUCO, then he may only have to yank the scholarship offer from one of the commits. He has already done that once this cycle. What is yanking a few more scholies among friends?
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