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it never fucking fails with ut fans
GET AT ME
does it matter why were not recruiting him now? point is were not recruiting him anymore whatever reason you think is your own. this pointless bickering is annoying. good luck to the parties still involved
we've been proven right many more times than wrong.
"I don't know why, but it is what it is," Seals-Jones said. "I'm going to move forward, and they'll move forward, so I'll just find another school."
Chester said that Texas was still leading Ricky's list when the Longhorns dropped out of the race.
"I'll be honest with you," he said. "Texas was on top."
Haven't heard anything even remotely close to that and I kinda doubt you have either, unless its from an aggie or another LSU fan. If you can provide a link or any proof, post it. Otherwise, you're going all aggie like and trying to start rumors that are unsubstantiated.
He's going to LSU cuz we paid him
It is very unusual for a school to publicly distance themselves from a prized recruit. Especially when they lead. I remember something similar happening with Albert Means. Texas just stopped recruiting him.
no, we're saying the people around him are shady. his aau coach is shady as hell.
I am not calling the kid a cheater. I have no earthly idea. I am saying it is unusual for a program to back away in this fashion.
I'm still waiting for you to supply a link to a credible source claiming Texas boosters paid anyone associated with RSJ money.
This post was edited by Tom Riddle 19 months ago
Why would it matter what offense LSU or aggy have? RSJ's best position is not WR.
That said, it sucks that Texas is no longer recruiting him, but Texas will be fine. It should be noted this isn't the 1st time Texas has pulled away from a 5 star kid for the state, and I think the past shows that when Texas does pull away not everything is right with the recruitment.
what part of that is incorrect?
everything he said was dead on accurate. when texas distances itself from a top flight recruit, there's something going on behind the scenes they aren't comfortable with. why else would we cut bait w/ a kid that talented?
Twist the facts however you want to so you can claim a moral victory, but stop trying to pretend you're anything other than a typical aggy who spends most of their time trying to get others to believe the bullshit you made up about Texas.
This isn't a case of Texas fans assuming something dirty because a player went elsewhere. This is a case of Texas fans thinking something might be going on because the program cut ties to a player who, by all accounts, had Texas #1.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Tom Riddle 19 months ago
that's not a reason to publicly distance yourself from a recruit. there have been plenty of kids that we offered but weren't going to commit so the coaches just let them be (kent perkins right off the top of my head), but that's a completely different animal from cutting ties, and letting people know that's what's happening.
Typical aggy delusion.
We'll find out in a couple of weeks if Texas really thinks something is going on against the rules. Everyone knows their first call would be to the NCAA. If the NCAA starts sniffing around interviewing people then you know Texas feels something shady is up. If not then it's just speculation much like Thomas Johnson last year.
I have heard the AAU coach isn't up to snuff but at this point no one has mentioned any money being asked for. It's more about AAU ties to certain schools. I never trust AAU people. Guilt by association.
What I've heard in regards to the dropping of the recruitment is that it's partly the AAU stuff and partly that the Texas staff doesn't get the vibe that those close to RSJ weren't going to give in and let him go to Texas, which is where he prefers to be.
As for the Texas party line and why it is a bs tactic is simple. The AAU coach has been in the picture for months now, so why only now is he reason enough to drop the recruitment? He's asking for money now but wasn't 3 months ago, a period in which all Texas people still felt very confident in landing him and the staff continued to recruit him? Doesn't add up. If the whole thing was centered around money then it wouldn't have taken 3 months to ask for it. It doesn't work that way.
Ask any legitimate Texas insider or fan if they have ever seen any proof of LSU buying a Texas player and all will say no. There's never been one investigation into LSU regarding a Texas player. The Lyles stuff and the interviews then weren't about LSU. That was purely about the nature of the relationships between Lyles and those kids. Alas, nothing came of it and never will. All that has ever been bantered about is that LSU has gotten commitments from kids allegedly tied to Lyles. Some were and some weren't. Does any of that mean LSU didn't break rules with some Texas kids? Absolutely not but it proves that there is no proof, only assumptions and rumor mongering. Until a Texas fan can show prrof of LSU paying any of these kids, don't put us in those bs accusations. Remember that half of Texas' staff is made up of SEC coaches that have a history of bending and breaking rules. You know what they say about glass houses. Look in the mirror before accusing. The same amount of proof is available to both sides, none.
The thing about the AAU stuff is he committed before he hit the AAU circuit and decommitted while he playing ball for his AAU team so his AAU coach wasn't involved from the very beginning Read into that however you want.
I'm not saying anyone bought anybody or that anyone from his family or even his AAU coach asked for anything, but to just stop recruiting a kid that we were actively recruiting that from all accounts had Texas at the top of his list once again is odd.
The Thomas Johnson thing is different because he decommitted because he didn't want to play in the offense, which at the time was a legitimate concern. I would love to have him as he's a dynamic talent but you win some you lose some.
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Wow Texas fans are real douchers
At this point I think you can expect this kind of behavior to become much more common.
They won't say it, but there is a growing sense of alarm within Texas circles. The SEC presence in the state is at an all time high. 4 of the top 5 players in the 2014 class are rumored leans to SEC schools. 95% of interviews with kids I've seen for 2014 have hinted that they want to play in the SEC.
The BOMC will be working damage control overtime and situations like RSJ where the sip media paints recruits in an unfavorable light will become increasingly common.
Sound investment, imo. Kid is a stud.
Surprised this hasn't gotten much mention.
Ok not really, but still....
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