Top 50 recruits in Georgia

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  1. manjano mdudu

    manjano mdudu Varsity Lurker

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    we don't have an ice cube's chance in hell at getting any of 'em.
     
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    Well, Jordan Huff was # 51 when he committed to us, so they promptly dropped him to # 70. We are in the mix for # 18, Ja'Darien Boykin, FWIW, but I couldn't tell you our chances. Notice that among that top 50 list, only handful of schools are represented and all are the usual "factory" suspects. That may say something about the landscape that we are competing in, don't you think?
     
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    My honest question is, what has changed since 2007? Gailey had that one great year when he got a handful of top in-state players. Is that no longer possible 11 years later? My opinion is it can still be done at Tech, but if I'm wrong, what is different?
     
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    Makes me wonder which came first, the factory or the top 50 ranking. Following the money gives the answer.
     
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    Also, if you care about such things, we have the # 17 and 31 players in Tennessee, the # 36 player in Alabama, and the #19 player in South Carolina.
     
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    But would the #17 player in Tennessee be top 50 in Georgia?
     
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    Fair question. Walker would be # 54 in Georgia based on 247 rankings.
     
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    The best are always the dumbest, and schools that accommodate dumb players are getting better at it.
     
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    That was a perfect storm recruiting year. That was a year in which the state was especially stacked with talent and a major factor in the successful recruiting of several stars in our 2007 class was the relationship between several of the mothers who went to college together, shared a preference for Tech, and became an active back channel in the recruiting of this class. Ex: Dwyer, Burnett, Nesbitt, D. Morgan, Roddy Jones.
     
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    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    Oh its possible again but we've got A LOT of mediocrity right now in the GTAA
     
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    Akinji07 Inventor of Thursdays

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    Ive been saying this for years. We need to recruit moms, not the kids. It doesnt matter where they wanna go. Mom has the final say. Recruit the moms.
     
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    That's what we used to do, but then the lemon peel closed.
     
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    I can’t understand this. If I was a big time recruit I would be chomping at the bit to play in every recruits dream, the 3O.
     
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    GTCrew Well, I'll be...

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    Dont be ööööing naive. They pay kids in the top 50 a lot of money to commit.
     
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    On the other side big fan bases pay with subscriptions to get kids ranked high .
     
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    I can't say that I'm buying the regular assortment of excuses, such as they're all paid, or that all of the good players are dumb, or that the lists are skewed in a conspiracy against GT. If we can't get any of the top 50 kids in our own state, a state with only two Power 5 schools, then I think we have to look inward for the problem. We used to compete for our state's top talent. I think the canary in the coal mine needs rapid attention.
     
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    Keep it simple, stupid