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    A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    So our bad performance didn't hurt us too bad on Saturday.
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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    i can't get the link to work



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    The score wasn't indicative at all.



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    One "6 pt loss" to an in-state rival is putting it nicely.

    Another way to look at it is: "Two losses at home to an FCS team and a bad Big10 team in which the offense looks inept, and both OL and DL are dominated."

    But you are right - recruits are looking for more than simply wins. They like out coach, our fans (at least until we looked really pathetic), our state-of-the-art training facility, our academic help, the chance to potentially play early, and the chance to "turn things around".



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    Just pray to God they don't read this message board.


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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    If the head coach has a commitment from the university that indicates a lengthy tenure, recruits are not all that turned off by a losing record. The chance to play early in their career is looked on favorably in contrast to sitting for three or four years before seeing the field. Kinda like when the NBA gives the high picks to the teams with the lousy records.



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by swiacy View Post
    If the head coach has a commitment from the university that indicates a lengthy tenure, recruits are not all that turned off by a losing record. The chance to play early in their career is looked on favorably in contrast to sitting for three or four years before seeing the field. Kinda like when the NBA gives the high picks to the teams with the lousy records.
    Hmm, what I heard you say is that players should enter a draft in CFB? I like it!



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    Did people really think a 6-point loss to an instate rival and another 8 point loss to another instate near-rival, was going to cause all of our recruits to leave? I understand that the internet fanbase is a bunch of emotional over-reactors, but recruits, players and coaches generally have a lot more perspective than that.
    FIFY


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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.



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    [QUOTE=Rhoadhoused;3595283]Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.[/QUOTE]

    No its not. Haven't you read the boards lately. Iowa State is back in the dark ages. We won't ever win another game ever.


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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    [QUOTE=BBHMagic;3595290]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Recruits don't really care about individual losses. The teams they are playing on will be completely different than the ones we have their senior year of high school.[/QUOTE]

    No its not. Haven't you read the boards lately. Iowa State is back in the dark ages. We won't ever win another game ever.
    Hhaha and don't forget... Rhoads cannot recruit!


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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    This isn't NCAA 2014. You can lose a couple of games and not get passed in recruiting points by Central Michigan in real life. As long as our recruits' visits are no lower than a B+ we'll be fine.



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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyFive View Post
    This isn't NCAA 2014. You can lose a couple of games and not get passed in recruiting points by Central Michigan in real life. As long as our recruits' visits are no lower than a B+ we'll be fine.
    But remember, its not just a couple of games, its a downward trend to oblivion.


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    Re: A lock for top 5 - Kenric Young

    Never underestimate the value recruits put in the potential of playing immediately for a coach who has the kind of fire CPR does.


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