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    A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

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    I interrupt this vacation to report a trusted insider has told me Bryan High's John Reese will round out Billy Kennedy's A&M staff.
    John Reese is dad of Bryan senior J-Mychal Reese, one of nation's top guard prospects. John is a highly respected coach in HS ranks.
    Scout.com: J-Mychal Reese Profile

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    The kid is local but I still don't like seeing parents being hired by a school that is recruiting them. At least his dad is well respected HS coach.




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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    The dad apparently had 5+ offers at all the big time schools recruiting Reese



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by brokenloginagain View Post
    The dad apparently had 5+ offers at all the big time schools recruiting Reese
    Danny Manning's dad Ed Manning conveniently accepted an KU assistant coach job from Larry brown, when Danny was entering his senior year in high school as one of the top recruits in the country.


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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by ferdnand1 View Post
    Danny Manning's dad Ed Manning conveniently accepted an KU assistant coach job from Larry brown, when Danny was entering his senior year in high school as one of the top recruits in the country.
    In other news, man landed on the moon.



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    dirty pool probably illegal no


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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    A&M, KSU, and KU have done this before. It is sadly common. A&M got Bryan Davis by hiring a family member.



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    In other news, man landed on the moon.
    my point was it isn't an uncommon occurance.....


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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    It may not be against the rules, but it should be.



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    What an amazing coincidence!!!


    I'm also amazed to see Billy G's name attached to two potentially shady recruiting practices in one weekend. I never would have seen that coming.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    It may not be against the rules, but it should be.
    There is a new rule that prevents HS and AAU coaches from being a package deal with recruits. For example, Adam Woodbury's HS coach recently joined GMac's staff at Creighton. As a result, Woodbury cannot play at Creighton for two years after he graduates from HS. Evidently, this new rule doesn't apply to a parent (assuming the kid ends up at A&M).



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Nothing like recruiting for the present.


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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by ferdnand1 View Post
    Danny Manning's dad Ed Manning conveniently accepted an KU assistant coach job from Larry brown, when Danny was entering his senior year in high school as one of the top recruits in the country.
    At least when KU did it again with Mario Chalmers' dad and this father from A&M, they were at least HS BB coaches.

    I believe Ed Manning was a truck driver or something. Complete BS.



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by Sammy11 View Post
    A&M, KSU, and KU have done this before. It is sadly common. A&M got Bryan Davis by hiring a family member.
    kstate has hired coaches with connections to recruits, but afaik has never had the opportunity to hire a recruit's father. missouri did, many years back (julian winfield's father).



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    Quote Originally Posted by cykadelic2 View Post
    There is a new rule that prevents HS and AAU coaches from being a package deal with recruits. For example, Adam Woodbury's HS coach recently joined GMac's staff at Creighton. As a result, Woodbury cannot play at Creighton for two years after he graduates from HS. Evidently, this new rule doesn't apply to a parent (assuming the kid ends up at A&M).
    the rule applies to family and non-family alike. it doesn't apply to coaching positions, only non-coaching staff positions.



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    Re: A&M hires recruit's dad as coach - MBB

    BREAKING Aggie Hoops news: Bryan sensation J-Mychal Reese @killa_mych chooses Texas A&M! Landmark commit for @Coach_Kennedy and TAMU bball
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    Saw that coming.




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