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You're a true conversationalist with a flawless strategy. If anyone questions you, just say "you're an idiot and don't know anything." That's brilliant. You avoid answering any questions by simply insulting the questioner, thereby putting them on the defensive. You must have been captain of your tech school debate team.
Well then how about you take the high road and tell everyone how many scholarship players return to Texas A&M next season, and how the 34 currently committed players affect the hard cap of 85.
How many Natty's has your beloved QB and Head Coach played/coached in again?
This post was edited by Macdaddy7930 19 months ago
We think that 2 won't qualify. The rest look good. We're taking 35 this year.
You do realize Texas has signed 95 in the last four years, while aTm only signed 93.
Pretty sure the NCAA wouldn't allow him to do that until the sentence has been served. I'd venture your next class will backfill a decent number of spots. I don't know much about the ones talking about being forced to take a medical, but 1 guy in particular had head/neck injuries and the doc wouldn't clear him. FWIW, he would have been a starter....
That's what I figured you'd say.
I took it upon myself (knowing I couldn't waste the time of such an important person like yourself) to compile some numbers using Texas A&M's official website and cross-referenced it with Rivals recruiting page for aTm.
2009 - 16 players from the 2009 recruiting class remain on the aTm official roster
2010- 22 remain
For a total of 72 tendered football players.
72 current scholarship players + 34 offered/committed recruits = 106.
85 - 106 = -21. This is the number of scholarships that need to free up for all 34 currently committed recruits to fit under the 85 hard cap.
Any idea how many 2009 recruits will receive a 5th year?
Any idea how many current players will enter the draft early?
Any idea how many of the 34 committed recruits will fail to qualify?
Any idea how many of the current 72 tendered players will receive medical redshirts?
Why don't you idiots call Mark and ask him yourself.
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This is the correct answer.
Kiffin coached in what, 3?
I can explain it. They are allowed 35 commits. In fact, they can have 100 commits. There is no limit to how many commits a school can have. In the SEC they can have 25 sign LOI's. Early entry or grey shirts, doesn't really matter which. 25 is the max that can sign LOI's.
You can't fix stupid. With USMCAG being stupid is not just a job, it is an adventure.
Why would I call Mark Richt if my question pertains to Texas A&M?
I did some ciphering. A&M is on on pace to sign 140 over the next 4 years (or 180?). SEC!
SEC's 85 > than your 85.....and you all mad about it ITT.
If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.
Actually, no. We are just pointing out that we signed 95 to get our 85 and you signed 140.
Maybe you should sign 140, and quit crying. It is working.
This post was edited by Bodhi 19 months ago
So, you oversigned by 10, in the state that you basically run, still suck, and have to resort to showing Tamu fans that they oversigned by more than you did to justify the growing gap between the programs?
"Notional" Letter of Intent: College Football Offers More Than It Can Deliver, Part 1
By: Justin N. Fielkow
This week, young men across the country signed their National Letters of Intent, a momentous occasion and tremendous achievement in their lives. Unfortunately, for some, both the process and the conclusion will not be what they envisioned. This is the first of a three-part series that will analyze the National Letter of Intent system and the concept of oversigning in major college football. This post will provide a general introduction to the history and rules governing the National Letter of Intent and the doctrine of oversigning in college football. Part Two will then analyze the legality and potential remedies of oversigning, including a promissory estoppel cause of action and breach of contract claim. Finally, Part Three will put the ethics and morality of the practice of oversigning, as it relates to the current world of big-money college football, on figurative trial.
Introduction to Oversigning: How It Works and How It Fails
With nothing more than a wish and a prayer that a university will honor its scholarship offer to a prospective student-athlete, countless young men, such as Elliot Porter, have their verbal commitments vanish into thin air due to the unsavory practice of oversigning.1 Elliot Porter received a scholarship offer to play football at Louisiana State University in the summer of 2009. In July, Porter was one of the first verbal commitments to LSU's 2010 recruiting class.2 In February 2010, Porter signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) with LSU, qualified academically, enrolled early, reported to summer school in June 2010, and started taking classes.3 Yet, after misjudging how many of his academically shaky signees would qualify and reaching the maximum 25-new-player scholarship limit, head coach Les Miles informed Porter that there was no room for him on scholarship at LSU.4 Porter was granted a release from his Letter of Intent and instead accepted a scholarship at the University of Kentucky.5 Porter disliked Kentucky and returned to LSU, where he is now a walk-on paying his own way for two years before he can finally get the football scholarship LSU promised him as a high school senior.6
Porter's situation is not unique. Often, the unlikely-to-contribute players at the bottom of an incoming class are asked to "grayshirt," dutifully delaying their enrollment (or paying their way for a semester), until there is room for them in the next class, regardless of what a coach promised them during their recruitment or the fact that they signed an NLI. Additionally, every year "thousands" of high school seniors find themselves scrambling for scholarships after coaches simply rescind non-binding scholarship offers because they found more talented players and are forced to comply with the NCAA's signing limits.7
Scored 4 touchdowns...in a single game. Polk High!
Stop calling people an idiot when you have yet to give an explanation that makes sense. How can A&M take 19 last year and 34 this year according to that rule?
19 + 34 (6 early enrolls counting toward last year) = 25 in 2012 and 28 in 2013. So how can A&M take 3 over the limit?
To people you are calling idiots, this looks like signing 53 in a two year period. There's no way a team can sign 53 without oversigning...unless you just have terrible attrition/abuse medical redshirts AND have guys running to the NFL draft after 3 years (which is an extremely small portion of that number)...which starts to look like oversigning...stop calling people idiots when you haven't offered an answer to their question.
Sadly, the Elliot Porter situation does nothing to deter Miles and other coaches from continuing the practice of over signing. In fact, it strengthens it. It's a no-lose situation for Miles.
Miles yanks the scholarship from Porter but ultimately ends up with a higher rated recruit AND Porter. If Porter is good enough to start, Miles will gladly give him a scholarship because he's a known commodity. If he doesn't work out, Miles never wastes a scholarship on him, and the kid either remains a walk-on or leaves LSU. Either way, Miles wins.
coached in? You mean as the OC, which doesn't count.
Growing gap? Hahhaa ha!
Hyprocrisy on message boards is hilarious.
Again cry-babies, point the fingers at your own team or conference before you b&m about others. Teams in every conference do it, but only the SEC is called out because our conference has had great results on the field.
I would love for the NCAA to make each scholarship good for four years like the Big Ten does. The SEC coaches wouldn't know what to do.
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