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by RobertM320
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: 2019 Schedule
Replies: 62
Views: 2505

Re: 2019 Schedule

He'd still be installing a new system, which would mean his returning players would have a learning curve as well. Or if they promote from within, its someone who hasn't been a DC previously. I just don't see a downside to this. Its not like they fired him for doing a bad job.
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: 2019 Schedule
Replies: 62
Views: 2505

Re: 2019 Schedule

I would hope a program can overcome the loss of an assistant coach 6.5 months before the season starts. Just like Urban Meyer's suspension, this will be a non factor when we line up and play in late August. Look at it this way. It can't possibly be a GOOD thing for FIU. Maybe it'll be nothing, or m...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

What I've said is that we can be among the Haves of the G5. Bicoastal agrees and others do too. It is realistic whether you like it or not. And I said I agree with that as well. Among the haves of the G5, is not the same as saying we should be the TOP of the G5, which you imply when you say being i...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

If we win 10+ games 3 years in a row: Yulman will be packed, there will be clamoring for Yulman expansion, we will be in the good position for conference expansion, the angry wave will become the coolest mascot in ncaa and widely acklowdged as such, Tulane will move into the 30’s of US News World t...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

I love how you say that, win. You just throw it out there: "Start winning at the level Boise State did". If it was that easy, don't you think G5s like Houston, Cincinnati, Memphis and others would do it? Boise State's track record as far as winning is several standard deviations above every other G5...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

You know this. I know this. We all know this. But have you tried recently to convince an 18 year old kid of this?
by RobertM320
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

There were more independents then than now but the great majority of teams were in conferences. D and I are saying the same thing- that we can be dominant in the G5. Due to the conference were in that gives a good chance to be the top G5 and grab the NY6 Bowl Bid that goes to that team every year. ...
by RobertM320
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

I'll chime in without quoting 5 other posts! I do think it's achievable to become ONE OF THE dominant players in the G5. I don't think it happens in a season or two. You have to tip your hat to Scott Frost and UCF for a quick turn around, but if you look at what George O'Leary did before he quit on...
by RobertM320
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Obviously I meant in the rankings era, which is roughly two decades now. I have also been following Tulane for a half century, and there's no way you can compare this to what we recruited 40 years ago. We're not a major independent like many schools were back then. We don't have the pull of a P5. W...
by RobertM320
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Aberzombie, I'm not sure being in the top half of AAC would consistently get a 60-70 ranking. This season, there's only three G5 schools in the top 65. The P5/G5 branding has hurt recruiting pretty much to the point that all 62 of the P5 classes get rated higher than any of the G5 classes regardless...
by RobertM320
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Obviously I meant in the rankings era, which is roughly two decades now. I have also been following Tulane for a half century, and there's no way you can compare this to what we recruited 40 years ago. We're not a major independent like many schools were back then. We don't have the pull of a P5. We...
by RobertM320
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Sorry but that's not the case. Just look upriver at LSU. They have transfers too at more than just QB. It's something everyone is doing now. it just is. More importantly though it doesn't change the fact of the low rating on our HS recruiting which is ultimately the backbone of a program. Also just...
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Sorry but that's not the case. Just look upriver at LSU. They have transfers too at more than just QB. It's something everyone is doing now. it just is. More importantly though it doesn't change the fact of the low rating on our HS recruiting which is ultimately the backbone of a program. Also just...
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

I'd be willing to bet we'd have seen a lot more of Clewis if Hall had been the OC instead of Ruse.
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

Sorry but that's not the case. Just look upriver at LSU. They have transfers too at more than just QB. It's something everyone is doing now. it just is. More importantly though it doesn't change the fact of the low rating on our HS recruiting which is ultimately the backbone of a program. Also just...
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

If you want to do a fair projection to last year, try this. (using 247 for reference) 2018 we had 24 commits factored into the rankings. We finished #70 2019, we had 19 commits, with a rating of .8172, ranking us #94 If you look at Troy, who had 23 commits, with a rating of .8179, they're ranked at ...
by RobertM320
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

320- Don't others get transfers to? It seems we are always talking about how much more transferring is going on nowadays. I'm glad we got McCleskey . Not sure Knutson will ever make a real contribution on the OL. Montano might. Anderson at LB looks like he could end be a contributor too. We could h...
by RobertM320
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: 2019 Schedule
Replies: 62
Views: 2505

Re: 2019 Schedule

Only one weeknight game after the opener, Houston on Sept 19. Two bad things about that: 1) Houston plays the previous Friday against Wash St, so they get an extra day to prepare, and 2) we don't get the benefit of a few extra days before our next game, because its before our bye week, and Army is o...
by RobertM320
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: NSD 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2087

Re: NSD 2019

I think people are forgetting these numbers carry less weight than they did even five years ago because of all the transfers. The # of recruits is a factor in the total score, and if you're filling 3-4 spots every year with transfers and grad transfers instead of HS seniors, you're only signing 21 c...
by RobertM320
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: THE HUDDLE
Topic: Will Hall
Replies: 64
Views: 1901

Re: Will Hall

So what exactly IS the current definition of pro-style offense. In the past, it would have been a QB under center, 2 RB, 1 TE, 2 WR, and a run based focus. Does that really describe the offenses in today's NFL? Short passing game seems to be the basis of today's pro offenses, mastered by Brady and B...
by RobertM320
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: SURF'S UP
Topic: Football Recruiting -- 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20217

Re: Football Recruiting -- 2019

gbgreenie wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:02 pm
Two Star Prospect is this a reach??? Played running back and defensive back???
Expected to play DB here, according to Fear The Wave.
by RobertM320
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: DER RATHSKELLER
Topic: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....

The Rams had TWO time outs at the start of that sequence. 3 runs and a FG and there would have been well over a minute left in the game for the Rams to get a tying FG. Everything before the PI is irrelevant. We were at that point of the game already, so you only go forward. PI gets called, Saints w...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: DER RATHSKELLER
Topic: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....

The Rams had TWO time outs at the start of that sequence. 3 runs and a FG and there would have been well over a minute left in the game for the Rams to get a tying FG. Everything before the PI is irrelevant. We were at that point of the game already, so you only go forward. PI gets called, Saints wo...
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: DER RATHSKELLER
Topic: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....

For reference, last years rating was 53.
by RobertM320
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: DER RATHSKELLER
Topic: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: 2/3/19 Bogus Bowl Day, so....

Didn't hear the actual numbers but it seems that the ratings came out for last night's game. New Orleans drew something like a 26 share, when normal for the Super Bowl would be in the 60-70 range. I'm sure it had an effect on the overall ratings as well. So Saints fans stuck to their commitment not ...