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    How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Not sure if this has been posted but it is a good article on some shadyness in recruiting:

    http://www.sbnation.com/college-foot...-man-interview



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Death penalty to the whole SEC


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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    That article is fascinating! Well worth a read, but also makes me start to dread college sports. There's a reason the "blue bloods" almost always win...



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    That article is fascinating! Well worth a read, but also makes me start to dread college sports. There's a reason the "blue bloods" almost always win...
    I almost seem numb to these things now. Nothing shocks me anymore. I always wondered if it has happened at Iowa State during the good years... and the only thing that would shock me is if it is happening here with Hoiberg.... I think he is to clean to be involved, but what about any of his top recruiters... Could they be doing it without his knowing? I always like to think that Iowa State is above that, and that may be the only thing that would shock me...



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Everybody does it. Everybody.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Quote Originally Posted by 1UNI2ISU View Post
    Everybody does it. Everybody.
    Everyone does something, some do more of it.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    When you look back over the timeline on RV it's hard not to see this happening on the basketball side. Same with Anthony Lee, that OSU commit happened really quick when he already had other visits scheduled. I think it's fair to say ISU probably doesn't have this kind of network, or at least if we do it's not very competent.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    If you aren't cheating you aren't trying! Although, if we are doing this we are either giving the kids food stamps or we just suck at cheating too! But as the saying goes "the rich get richer"!



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    But Shabazzzzz said he went to bed hungry. I'm confused now.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Sounds like we don't have enough bagmen at ISU. PM if interested.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Awesome story, A must read!


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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Finally got to read it. That was slimy.


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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    Slimy indeed. Definitely makes you wonder if that happens here ever.

    Also, think Allan Lazard.....big time recruit...did other schools "test him" with this stuff?

    Really fascinating in the article was the idea they can basically dictate recruiting visits and can blackball a coach out.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    My hawk friends always talked about how Korie Lucious drove a brand new Dodge Challenger around campus. I've always wondered how he got that, this article made me think of that.



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    Re: How to get recruits - The Bag Man

    All I saw was Rashad Vaughn written all over that especially the part where the article says you pay a recruit to not visit a different school. Remember how Rashad just all of a sudden canceled his UNC visit? And how they talk about car dealerships. Well Cliff Findlay owns a huge dealership! So easy to see.



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