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Great another idiot OSU fan.
Tell me is OSU off of probation yet?
Please let me know when your football program does something that matters because its been a couple of years.
How was that bowl game last year? Oops..,
Coaches do not like to waste their time chasing recruits that have committed. They will, however, contact recruits if the coach believes that something has taken place that changes the prior situation such as the recruit's school undergoing a coaching change (head coach or player's position coach), or the school recruiting another kid for the same position. And, I am sure they stay in touch with kids who they were close to getting particularly if they have a good connection through someone like the kid's high school coach who can let them know if and when a kid is getting soft on their decision. That happens pretty frequently as it is a big decision, and probably more often if a kid is going to a school that is far from their home.
Kids who are satisfied with their decision will simply say -- "not interested" and that will be it (for that time). Obviously if a kid puts the word out that they are reopening their recruiting then coaches will take a look, but the dynamic will be different as they likely will already have kids committed who might, in turn, change their mind, or at least will not be happy to know the coach is out after another kid for their position. Along the same lines, coaches know that they have to keep recruiting their own kids by bringing them on campus as much as they can (difficult if the kid lives too far away), visiting and just staying in touch.
The thing to remember is that pretty much every kid recruited by MSU had at least two or three other schools that they were seriously interested in, and those schools will certainly be in touch if they think the situation for the kid is changing at MSU.
An Ohio State commit made a trip to Tennessee last weekend.
In the new age of Social Media, top college prospects are finding it far more difficult to take official visits. When two Atla...
On behalf of tRCMB and the rods, I am pulling your offer and we will no longer be recruiting you. Feel free to commit to troll on other boards.
We can't even get Wiscy verbals to switch amidst a coaching change.
hoke- to alter or manipulate so as to give a deceptively or superficially improved quality or value.
You do know that it is pretty damn hard to get kids to switch, right? Especially kids that are committed to in-state schools.
Honestly, MD loses one commitment and has another one on the fence and the sky is falling.
People have tried to flip Reschke, Terry, Williams among others in this class. Michigan wanted Reschke bad and he said fuck off. Pittman was an Ohio kid that got talked in to staying around. It happens.
Didn't we flip David Barrent from Iowa a few years ago? Its a two-way street
Nor could anyone else
Pittman was just stringing MSU along until the found out who OSU was going to hire he wasn't talked into anything.
I don't necessarily believe this. I think Pittman is a good kid who really did love MSU and MD. I just think that when you're a hometown kid that has family, friends, teachers, girlfriend etc. pulling for you to stay home and then Urban Meyer walks into the situation...its got to be tough to say no. If Pittman were a Michigan kid, I think we would've kept him.
Regardless of if he loved MSU or Coach D when he found out who OSU was going to hire he decommitted and committed to them and then before he switched commitments his head coach came out and said he should think about honoring his commitment to MSU because a man stays true to his word (although Pittman himself is a teenager) well needless to say it didn't take him long at all.
Reminds me in a way of how we got strung along by David Dawson, we were in his top 2 after he was told his commitment wouldn't be honored by Michigan and immediately after Michigan wanted him back we fell out of his top 2 and out of his top 5 then he recommitted to Michigan it felt like he used MSU as leverage to get his Michigan offer back.
I realize they are teenagers but it is possible they use programs to leverage themselves into getting better offers or what have you. just my honest opinion.
Noah Jones had to shut down his phone because of how many other schools were calling him after he committed to MSU. Somehow he got rated a 2-star on Rivals, then a week later got a 3-star bump. Hmm. . . .
I almost feel like MSU is a bell-weather offer for some of the bigger named schools that maybe don't have the best talent-evaluation staff.
This post was edited by MalibuMan 15 months ago
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
CBD has said many times that other coaches have a massive amount of respect for MD's eye for talent. People seem to forget that MD and his staff found players like Keshawn Martin, Bennie Fowler, Chris L. Rucker, Kirk Cousins, Joel Foreman, Jerel Worthy, Chris McDonald, Trenton Robinson, Darqueze Dennard and a host of others. Almost all of those guys were considered MAC level players leaving high school.
I understand the frustrated people to a certain extent, but its fairly obvious that this staff can find (and develop) good talent especially on the defensive side of the ball. Can Dantonio ever get the benefit of the doubt from this fanbase with all the good stuff he's done here?
Probably not, some here worry too much about the star value and not the actual recruit's ability, yes stars matter but not to the extreme some fans go to.
#Michigan has decided to part ways with 2014 IMG Academy OL, Denzel Ward
Players play, tough players win.
they decided to parts ways???.....................lol only that douche Sam Webb would write that.
Mlive says Ward decommitted.
Offensive lineman Denzel Ward no longer is a member of the Wolverines' 2014 class, according to multiple reports.
Is there a difference?
More Twitter fun:
Denzel Ward @DW75_
I am no longer a commit to the University of Michigan, I really appreciare the love from there but I just want to make the best decision.
Retweeted by Hondo Carpenter
Denzel Ward Denzel Ward @DW75_
"@SamWebb77: Ward is not a decommittment, #Michigan dropped him..." Did they really? Oh guess I thought wrong.
Retweeted by Hondo Carpenter
"The RCMB on 247 is one of the most awful, alarming, inappropriate, disgusting, and offensive msg boards in the history of the internet."
Can't wait to see how those dumbasses spin a Poggi decommitment.
What a dick. Sam Webb has done this with dozens of kids. Surprised he ever gets recruits to take his calls.
DW75_: Just to let it be known the Michigan coaches still told me I have my offer and they're still recruiting me. It was my decision to part ways.
It sounds like he decommitted. I know Muschamp and MD have been on him pretty hard. It sounds like he wants to go through the whole process.
MSU is Moneyball and from now on any commit we get will suddenly received attention from Brady Hoke, Urban Meyer, etc.
Sam Webb is a scum bag. When Appling/Payne had those allegations against them, the UM grad prosecutor had to issue a press release stating that there was a full investigation and no crime whatsoever was committed. Sam Webb and other UM slappies just kept talking about horrible accusations even when they knew they weren't true. Yet, he gave zero air time to the felons the UM team has produced each of the last 2 years, that sat out a total of 1 game.
A huge part of the UM fanbase is stupid enough to take Sam Webb at his word. He has a safe gig, they'll believe anything bad about MSU, and anything favorable about UM. Too bad Webb lies about kids to cater to his overly sensitive audience.
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