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2021 FAU Football Recruiting Discussion

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NJOWL said

Brown looks legit: size, speed, instincts. Welcome aboard!†

As for Ucf: we should do everything we can to emulate them. The NCAA record book recognizes them as national champions. Itís a fact that they won a national championship. They didnít pull any stunts.†

As for us: I love where we are. Will I welcome a move up? Absolutely. But Iím totally ok with dominating cusa & potentially competing for a NY6 bowl.†
Posted On: Jun 27th 2020, 3:16 PM #395227


This. We go undefeated with the schedules we play, weíre in a NY6 bowl for sure. It will take an upset over a P5 team but it can be done
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I'm not sure how this became part of the recruiting conversation but… If the playoff expands to eight teams, with one guaranteed spot for G5, that also (probably) guarantees that only one G5 will be included during any given year. And it won't always be the case that only one or even any are deserving that year.  Any playoff reform needs to focus on transitioning from a subjective selection process to an objective. The process should be that, any given idiot with a calculator or enough scratch paper, could cough-up those X teams.

It's fun (if not odd) to be leading the recruiting rankings this early out. I wonder, like no or few Pro Days for draftees and UDFAs, how will senior year adjustments be made for these ratings. And sure, gold stars and thirty-five cent will get you a local call but… It's not all worthless pats-on-the-back. Recruiting begets recruiting and eventually those stars-on-stars mean something. They can call'm diamonds in the rough cause the most of it is the rough.
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Art Vandelay said

I'm not sure how this became part of the recruiting conversation but… If the playoff expands to eight teams, with one guaranteed spot for G5, that also (probably) guarantees that only one G5 will be included during any given year. And it won't always be the case that only one or even any are deserving that year.  Any playoff reform needs to focus on transitioning from a subjective selection process to an objective. The process should be that, any given idiot with a calculator or enough scratch paper, could cough-up those X teams.

It's fun (if not odd) to be leading the recruiting rankings this early out. I wonder, like no or few Pro Days for draftees and UDFAs, how will senior year adjustments be made for these ratings. And sure, gold stars and thirty-five cent will get you a local call but… It's not all worthless pats-on-the-back. Recruiting begets recruiting and eventually those stars-on-stars mean something. They can call'm diamonds in the rough cause the most of it is the rough.
Posted On: Jun 28th 2020, 12:22 AM #395232


Shane made a good point in the podcast that we are establishing ourselves as a destination for guys who were rated highly from this area, left home, figured as a 18-19 year old itís a tough proposition to do so, and come back to US because they got a good shot at playing right away. A few names that weíve benefited from over the years in that type of situation: Jovan Durante, Dangelo Antoine, Nick Tronti, Junior Diaz, etc.
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