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    Here is how it is going down....

    TJ will handle recruiting, Grayer - recruiting Illinois?Michigan and player relations, 2 new assistants X's and O's and Freddy will manage the game and lead, similar to an NBA coaching staff... Any thoughts??? Hell in 1993 we had only one offensive play.. the Wheel and we ran the ***** out of it!!!



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Is this THE Morgan Wheat?


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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    Is this THE Morgan Wheat?
    unfortunately yes.....



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by mowheat View Post
    TJ will handle recruiting, Grayer - recruiting Illinois?Michigan and player relations, 2 new assistants X's and O's and Freddy will manage the game and lead, similar to an NBA coaching staff... Any thoughts??? Hell in 1993 we had only one offensive play.. the Wheel and we ran the ***** out of it!!!
    I do hope one of the assistants is a grizzled vet with tons of HC experience -- mentor for Freddy.

    I CAN FINALLY AGREE!! "The program is headed in the right direction. There are a lot of good things going on."



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by mowheat View Post
    unfortunately yes.....
    Awesome

    I like your thoughts, and hope that is the way it happens. Sounds like a great plan to me.



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWarning View Post
    I do hope one of the assistants is a grizzled vet with tons of HC experience -- mentor for Freddy.

    I CAN FINALLY AGREE!! "The program is headed in the right direction. There are a lot of good things going on."
    2 more good assistants and it will at least give us the oppurtunity to make it work!!



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by mowheat View Post
    unfortunately yes.....
    We could use a littel Mo Wheat toughness on the team.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tec71 View Post
    We could use a littel Mo Wheat toughness on the team.
    Got that right.


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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Mo Wheat.....so sweet!

    What are your thoughts on the hire? I know you weren't too enamoured with the last staff (or at least the results).

    I thought it was crazy at first but after time to think about it, and listening to the press conference, I'm all in. Assistants will be key and I really like the idea of exploiting the weaknesses in the other team. And going again and again to what is working until they stop it (very NBAish).



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by mowheat View Post
    TJ will handle recruiting, Grayer - recruiting Illinois?Michigan and player relations, 2 new assistants X's and O's and Freddy will manage the game and lead, similar to an NBA coaching staff... Any thoughts??? Hell in 1993 we had only one offensive play.. the Wheel and we ran the ***** out of it!!!
    Do we know if Grayer is an assistant or Dir of BBall Ops? If the latter, I don't think he can recruit off campus. Maybe someone else can clarify that.



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by johnsonjj View Post
    Do we know if Grayer is an assistant or Dir of BBall Ops? If the latter, I don't think he can recruit off campus. Maybe someone else can clarify that.
    No idea on his official title but from going by the comments made by Fred at the presser Grayer will most definately be involved with recruiting, specifically the Detroit area.


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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by J-Diggy View Post
    Mo Wheat.....so sweet!

    What are your thoughts on the hire? I know you weren't too enamoured with the last staff (or at least the results).

    I thought it was crazy at first but after time to think about it, and listening to the press conference, I'm all in. Assistants will be key and I really like the idea of exploiting the weaknesses in the other team. And going again and again to what is working until they stop it (very NBAish).
    Obviously i think its a tough deal for Freddy coming in but he is going about it the right way for not having HC experience. If he just can manage game situations and actually play the right people(substitution patterns), keep the game simple and relate to the players, he will have a chance to succeed, especially if he gets another couple good assistants. I liked Mac personally but he was sooooo the wrong choice before for this program.Not sure what JP was thinking. Im torn a little on this hire but I played with Freddy and I fully support my clones so climb aboard and see where this wild ride is going to take us!!!! He will have as good a player perspective as you can get and that experience is invaluable. oooo weee....



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Don't kid yourself, Fred will be actively involved in the xs and os. He will be involved in ALL aspects of coaching, and when the game is on the line, HE will make the decisions, not a gathering of 5 coaches during a timeout. Take that to the bank.



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    Re: Here is how it is going down....

    Quote Originally Posted by mowheat View Post
    Obviously i think its a tough deal for Freddy coming in but he is going about it the right way for not having HC experience. If he just can manage game situations and actually play the right people(substitution patterns), keep the game simple and relate to the players, he will have a chance to succeed, especially if he gets another couple good assistants. I liked Mac personally but he was sooooo the wrong choice before for this program.Not sure what JP was thinking. Im torn a little on this hire but I played with Freddy and I fully support my clones so climb aboard and see where this wild ride is going to take us!!!! He will have as good a player perspective as you can get and that experience is invaluable. oooo weee....
    Awesome perspective from Mo Wheat- Great to see you posting on here!

    I agree - if he can surround himself with the right staff, this just might turn out AWESOME! Go Cyclones - I'm excited as I've been in a long, long, long time :)

    FREDDY IS THE MAN!



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    Morgan Wheat is down with Coach Hoiberg! That doesn't suck. Now, if we can get Brian Heger & Jacy Holloway to give us a thumbs up, I'll be officially riding on the Hoiberg bandwagon.



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