Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 27
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 7,722, Level: 26
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 428
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    134
    Points
    7,722
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    It is my understanding that Urbandale junior split end / DB / punt returner and overall stud Allen Lazard was in Iowa City on Saturday. I know that he has offers from both schools and interest from teams that are perennial NC contenders. I have heard about 7th hand "from a kid that knows him" that his dream is to play for USC. His father played for Iowa State, his brother is a walk-on, and he's got a lot of family in central Iowa.

    Considering that he's likely to be at or near the top of the in-state recruit list for next year, I wonder what impact the game may have had on his perception of the Iowa schools. Both teams needed help, but if he plays on the defensive side of the ball like I expect he will, ISU had to move way up based on the effort they put forth. Wally Burnham is aging like a fine wine...

    Bottom line, we have to ensure that kids like this don't feel compelled to leave the state to find quality programs that can compete nationally.



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 163,535, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,173
    Points
    163,535
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 1

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    i only trust sources from the 6th hand and earlier




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 269,032, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    12,526
    Points
    269,032
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 165
    Given: 417

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    A score something like 23-6 or better might have had at least a marginally better impact than the 9-6 did.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 196,772, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    9,929
    Points
    196,772
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 105

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Finally, a benefit to our alleged USC copycat uniforms!



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 121,120, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    4,650
    Points
    121,120
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 34

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    If he's getting legit attention from NCG contenders, no offense to the teams here in Iowa... we have a very outside shot.


    My teams: (as of 9/20/13)
    Cleveland Browns: 0-2 - .000
    Cleveland Indians: 83-70 - .542
    Cleveland Cavs: 24-58 - .293
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 0-2 - .000

    9/22/18 & 9/7/19
    Akron and Iowa State
    CAN'T WAIT!

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 155,365, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocial1 year registered

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Liberty
    Posts
    6,492
    Points
    155,365
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 39
    Given: 2

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Well if he was at the game then he is probably looking to go out of state now then.


    I LIEK CHOCOLATE MILK - The Partisan Bat

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    "Yeah, Chris' weiner is a way bigger get than mine."

  7. #7
    Walk On
    Points: 7,722, Level: 26
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 428
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    134
    Points
    7,722
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Finally, a benefit to our alleged USC copycat uniforms!
    We're basically the same team.



  8. #8
    Walk On
    Points: 7,722, Level: 26
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 428
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    134
    Points
    7,722
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    If he's getting legit attention from NCG contenders, no offense to the teams here in Iowa... we have a very outside shot.
    Attention and offers are very different. He's 2 games into his junior season, but his TD/touch ratio is pretty ridiculous. He's got size and speed to dominate at the high school level, but so did Jason Scales. I'm not sure what his motivations are, but there are a few things (family on the team, proximity, historical family ties) that give us a shot on paper. We also have at least two more years before he'd see the field to continue to improve, and he could want a legitimate shot to play earlier (RS Fr or So). I don't know that anyone has ever turned down Alabama, LSU, or USC to play football at Iowa State though.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 51,307, Level: 70
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,243
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    3,518
    Points
    51,307
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 25
    Given: 32

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    With our team he could get pick 6's and help the D and the O.



  10. #10
    Walk On
    Points: 7,722, Level: 26
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 428
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Urbandale, IA
    Posts
    134
    Points
    7,722
    Level
    26
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    I think we also need to enlist Fred Hoiberg during the recruiting process to extoll the virtues of "staying home" -- e.g. all conference selections, legendary status, prolific professional career, election to the hall of fame, followed by multi-million dollar coaching gig leading to multiple national championships. That should seal the deal.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,177, Level: 76
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 473
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CycoCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    4,542
    Points
    61,177
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 32

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    we'll still lose in state recruits. They'll think they can contribute right away at Iowa.


    John Walters is my hero

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 196,772, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    MNCyGuy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    9,929
    Points
    196,772
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 137
    Given: 105

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by CycoCyclone View Post
    we'll still lose in state recruits. They'll think they can contribute right away at Iowa.

    Worked out for Barkley Hill.



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 404,765, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    State43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    10,365
    Points
    404,765
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 91
    Given: 60

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Worked out for Barkley Hill.
    Ouch....


    Quote Originally Posted by AltHawk View Post
    Why would it? One bad game doesn't change a thing. Iowa will still be a darkhorse B1G championship contender, and Iowa State will be lucky to make the NIT.

    If you ask the basketball analysts outside the state of Iowa I think you would be surprised to hear their responses. Iowa was pegged as a preseason top 5 team by one ESPN analyst and is ranked in the vast, vast majority of preseason top 25 polls

  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 122,696, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,321
    Points
    122,696
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 10

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    I still feel good about Campos for some reason, think he will be switching to the good guys.



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 100,315, Level: 98
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 735
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    oldman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    3,920
    Points
    100,315
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 160

    Re: September 8 - Impact on recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by Kickedinthenuts View Post
    It is my understanding that Urbandale junior split end / DB / punt returner and overall stud Allen Lazard was in Iowa City on Saturday. I know that he has offers from both schools and interest from teams that are perennial NC contenders. I have heard about 7th hand "from a kid that knows him" that his dream is to play for USC. His father played for Iowa State, his brother is a walk-on, and he's got a lot of family in central Iowa.

    Considering that he's likely to be at or near the top of the in-state recruit list for next year, I wonder what impact the game may have had on his perception of the Iowa schools. Both teams needed help, but if he plays on the defensive side of the ball like I expect he will, ISU had to move way up based on the effort they put forth. Wally Burnham is aging like a fine wine...

    Bottom line, we have to ensure that kids like this don't feel compelled to leave the state to find quality programs that can compete nationally.
    I just heard this morning from a guy whose son is a teammate, that his dream is LSU, as his dad was originally from Louisiana.


    "Just remember, what you choose to do with each day is very important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it" -ET

    "I'm trying not to sweat the small stuff in my life, but there is a definite learning curve." -CE

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM