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Recruiting and Wstripes

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by casey_buckeye, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. casey_buckeye

    casey_buckeye 3rd time is a charm! Miami in January!

    Not to be negative, but why does everyone continue to ignore what wstripes and the usc gurus say? I think they have shown in the past that they have inside info better than anyone.....Also, I don't understand why recruits like to play games with OSU and coach Tressel?? Fred Davis, Dwayne Jarrett, Jason Gwaltney, Stanley McClover, Richard Washington, Rico McCoy, etc...
  2. GoofyBuckeye

    GoofyBuckeye Nutis Maximus

    recruits don't play games with Tressel. It happens at every single school out there. You just think it's bad because it's what you are exposed to.
  3. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    last i checked the USC guys werent the only ones with info
  4. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    What fun is that? Why follow recruiting if you never get your hopes up? The disappointments make the successes that much sweeter.

    Nobody is ignoring Stripes...

    You follow your heart and let everyone else do the same.
  5. Piney

    Piney Stay thirsty my friends Former Game Champion

    Not ignoring Wstripes and USC gurus... what is wrong with guarded optimism??? I have to grab at something positive in the remaining recruits that haven't committed yet. :biggrin:
  6. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    I agree it is no fun if you don't keep your hopes up, but when Gwaltney announces I think we are all going to look back at the signs and say "Of course, how could we have thought otherwise".

    If I were starting the vBet over I would make the OSU odds 50-1 at this point.

    But, to paraphrase Chicken Run:

    wstripesy (aka Bunty): That is the most fantastic *load of tripe* I've ever heard! The chances of 'you landing Gwaltney' (aka escaping) are a million to one.
    Buckeye Nation (aka Ginger): Then there's still a chance.
  7. GoofyBuckeye

    GoofyBuckeye Nutis Maximus

    Whenever he does decide, you can put a fat 1000 in the v-book that this thread will have 10 pages added of nothing but "Why can't Tressel close the deal with anyone???"..despite getting Mo Wells, it won't matter to those people.
  8. bucknut11

    bucknut11 Defense still wins Championships

    Nah, Grad will nuke 'em all. :wink:
  9. souL

    souL I.bulldoze

    Well, why can't he? :evil: Seriously though, Wells was a good get. However, if he can't keep Worthington and we don't sign anyone else, when is it ok to start questioning his late-season recruiting?

    Don't get me wrong, I'm thankful we have a coach that's a stronger coach than recruiter, but why isn't JT perfect? :wink:
  10. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    I rarely nuke...but I split a bunch of threads:biggrin:

    Just like this one....
  11. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    where is the v-bet page on JG... I'll get into that action...

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