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    We almost had another chance

    According to the Detroit News:

    Jackson's rehiring secured McGuffie's commitment to U-M

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    Running back Sam McGuffie, one of Michigan's star football recruits, said Rich Rodriguez's decision to rehire assistant coach Fred Jackson secured McGuffie's commitment to the Wolverines.
    McGuffie, participating in an internet chat hosted by the recruiting Web site rivals.com, was asked how much he wavered in his commitment to U-M after Lloyd Carr announced his retirement.

    "A little bit," McGuffie is quoted as saying on the Web site. "It was mainly because I thought Coach Jackson was going to leave. But now I know he's staying and as long as he stays, I'm there."

    McGuffie, a 6-foot, 190-pound running back from Cypress, Texas, is a fast, elusive running back who has been timed at 4.32 seconds in the 40-yard dash.


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    Re: We almost had another chance

    DANGIT!!!!!!!!!!!Rodriguez was smart...


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    Re: We almost had another chance

    Pipe dream?



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    Re: We almost had another chance

    No, we didn't.



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    Re: We almost had another chance

    If he didn't go to U of M, I still doubt he would have came here.



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    Re: We almost had another chance

    I wonder if it played into keeping Jackson on as a assistant??



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    Re: We almost had another chance

    If he did not go to Michigan, there is only one other place he would go, A&M.

    We were high on his list for a couple of weeks last summer, it could not last.

    This is from someone in direct contact with the recruit himself via the aggie boards.



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