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Yet Michigan signed 118 kids during this time, which is 33 kids over the 85 scholarship limit. Ohio State signed 113 kids during this time, which is 28 kids over the 85 scholarship limit. What happened to all of those extra kids?
There are a ton of borderline kids who get signed and are questionable right up to the 11th hour.
Is it a flame? I haven't been bothered by that for almost a year now.
Like this entire thread isnt basically a flame. You have a few idiots ranting on about the SEC oversigning, but they just ignore how teams in their own conference do the same thing Big 10 fans want to get on their soapbox about not oversigning. How dare me pointing out they do things a lot worse
Exactly. Riddle us this Big 10.
From '09-12 (four recruiting classes) the following teams signed:
Michigan = 94 (have 22 committed this year and still recruiting)
OSU = 92 (19 committed and Urban still recruiting)
Illinois = 90 (have 27 committed this year already)
Minnesota = 96 (have 13 committed this year so far)
Indiana = 93 (Have 19 committed)
Where are all these players going? Don't see too many Hoosiers and Gophers getting pumped into the NFL early. Very mysterious.
not relevant until i see a cross comparison of SEC teams..
The cross comparison is "more... many times by 10 or more"
Oh, so it's only relevant if you sign 10 more, not 9.
Wowwww, don't bunch us all together... There are people who see it and see it as part of the game (as I do)... Then the people who bitch about it because the B1G doesn't allow teams to do it... But guess what? It doesn't matter... Those are the rules and that's all there is to it.
88 kids on the ROSTER.. Exactly, not on schollarship. NO team in the SEC or anywhere in the
country has more than 85 players on schollarship. You guys just look at the #s and dont do the
rest of your research
I TAMU for their class
Michigan had ton of attrition when RR left
Nice try, but complete fail.
USC has had almost as much roster turnover (transfers/DNQ) as Bama, so I wouldn't throw stones. Not counting Bama's players leaving early for the NFL, our roster turnover from the past four years is 20%, while 18% at USC. Just because SC doesn't sign as many, doesn't mean there isn't much roster turnover.
Put this in the category: Wide receivers Michael Bowman and Ronald Carswell have been suspended, as announced by Nick Saban in his evening press conference. Per Cecil...
Five players have left the Crimson Tide since the end of the 2010 season.
where did you get these majical numbers ? some publicatons NSD list of L.O.I.'s i assume.
am i right ? i'll go ahead and laugh now before you respond ...with a yes
i crack up when idiots try to scream "oversigning" & they dont have a clue how the 25 / 85 rule even works, its free comedy.
a little food for thought...
*when EVERY team must be within the 25/85 guidelines at ALL times it makes the term "oversigning" mathematically impossible from the start
*then they drivel NSD L.O.I. numbers over x amount of years
- and havent a clue that NSD #'s do not in any fashion reflect the # of kids in the class that actually enrolled on a scholarship.
sounds eerily similar to the occupy quacks
Are you an honest to god idiot or are you just funning us? Most schools have a huge number of juniors and seniors that have never started and may never see the field in a meaningful way. Every one of them counts against the 85 player limit. Texas was always that way. So instead of taking 25-28 players they take 15. At Alabama every single one of them would have been forced to transfer, taken a medical redshirt, etc. It has meant that they have gotten the equivalent of an extra recruiting class every 3 to 4 years. The 25/85 rule does nothing to stop this. It doesn't apply at all times. It applies at the start of fall practices. have noticed more turnover of players at Texas in the last 2 years. Bad luck? Or an infusion of SEC coaches?
Name a kid who signed and couldn't enroll besides the 1 from LSU like 3 years ago.
Also, go make academic scholarships 4 years regardless of performance while you're at it.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by PTCcock195 16 months ago
Academic scholarships are objective based, athletic scholarships are not.
Bama has "forced" several out
Brandon Moore - starter/2deep at Texas ring a bell ?
Darrington Sentimore - sarter at Tennessee
Dez Hood (AJ's fav prep target)- forced to sign a big $ deal w/ MLB.
Zo Lawrence the only player not named Patrick Peterson that i ever seen cover Julio Jones 1 on 1 (repeated team violations)
Corey Smith- starter WVU
i would call this culling the dead wait
political jab added so you would join in the thread.
Yes, they are.
sounds like you just pin pointed Mack Brown's shortfall, poor recruiting.
how else could a team have a plethora of upperclassmen that will never see the field ?
which brings me back full circle to Nick Saban running off all of his juniors & forcing them to declare for the NFL Draft
a few med-hardships (due to big boys playing big boy football) , a few transfers "washed out" that start elsewhere, and a few NFL early entries.
So Bama signing seven more recruits than Texas over the last four years is equivalent to a signing class?
You really are bad at this.
needed to also mention ...
a) no coach wants to replace quality expierenced reserves w/ quality newbs
b) all the above had trouble cracking the three-deep before they were "washed-out".
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