Elite type recruits

Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Football' started by Brian Johnson, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. Brian Johnson

    Brian Johnson Ramblin' Wreck

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    Eric, do you think we can realistically land any elite type recruits for this class and 2015? Who?
     
  2. GTrob21

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    How long have you been a Tech fan... I am guessing not that long... I will go ahead and answer your question... The answer is consistently and always NO. Here are the reasons

    1) Our uniforms... no elite level recruit wants to play in our Uniforms... I have it on good authority from multiple GT boards that our uniforms are the absolute worst in college football

    2) Lack of majors... All elite level athletes want to major in Liberal arts majors. Since Tech doesn't have a single one, ALL elite recruits will be forced to go somewhere else

    3) The Hill... the administration of Tech will never allow said recruits, because it cheapens the degree of all TECH grads. We are still trying to recover from the hit we took when JoHam was here and later on Calvin... I have never seen my salary docked so much....

    4) Fans...Our fans are horrible, they never stand, or stand too much, they are too loud, or not loud enough. They don't show up, or show up late. The frats are rowdy, and in general Tech Fans always complain..again which is why we can't have elite recruits.

    Disclaimer: The internet is always tricky when attempting satire... just for clarification purposes, the above is all a JOKE, we can recruit Elite recruits and have many on the TEAM right now.
     
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  3. Eric

    Eric Retired Co-Founder Staff Member

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    The 2014 cycle has 3 months left. Impossible to know who we have a legit shot for in the 2015 class.
     
  4. OldJacketFan

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    That might the best explanation of Tech recruiting I've ever seen posted on the interweb LOL!!!!!!! :ROFLMAO:
     
  5. IronJacket7

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    Well you nipped that one in the bud. Lol
     
  6. Brian Johnson

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    Calvin Johnson actually majored in engineering he was actually smart and had great grades
     
  7. Brian Johnson

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    Also I agree with 90% of that and trust me I understand the obstacles. We can still hang in there with factory schools and have done so for many years. It's still amazing to me that we pull great athletes maybe not first round picks but still great players and have multiple elite level athletes we get from time to time. I agree that our fans are very negative and would rather not even come to the games and hide away. It needs to change. The uniforms are better this season I want under armour or nike and I think that will happen in the coming years
     
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    We recently extended our contract with Russel. Don't know when it ends. 2017 pops into my head for some reason...
     
  9. gtg936g

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    I am impressed with the 2014 class. I think the staff has done a good job landing, and holding a lot of good recruits.
     
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    Yeah I remember when he went pro, reading and ESPN commercial about him helping design and build an affordable, water-conserving latrine for third world countries. Here's the article for those interested: http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/story?id=3634111
     
  11. GTonTop88

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    Idk if it's just me but when a player commits to tech and takes themself out of the recruiting process it seems it devalues their ranking or no matter how good they do after the commitment their ranking doesn't go up. How was Calvin a 4 star, his measurables were off the charts. Thomas was a 3 star, Custis did move to a 4 after showing out in the playoffs but most of our commits rightfully earn their ranking. UGA gets 10-12 4 stars a year and most never live up to that.
     
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  12. Brian Johnson

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  13. GTFowler

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    Building Construction to be exact. Sadly his major is not available at Georgia Tech any more and there is only a masters program or a PHD program. Now one must do civil engineering or Architecture instead.
     
  14. Brian Johnson

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    What new programs is GT gonna get? Heard they are gonna get a few that will help with dumber recruits lol
     
  15. GTFowler

    GTFowler Jolly Good Fellow

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    Sports, Society, and Technology
    http://www.hts.gatech.edu/sports

    thing is every major at Tech requires Calc so there isn't much room to get these "dumber" recruits
     
  16. MGTfan

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    Just to clarify: Although every major does require some kind of Calc, not every major actually requires Calc 1. Some majors only require Survey of Calculus, which is a watered down version of Calc 1. Yes it is still calculus, but nothing close to the one all the engineers have to take.
     
  17. JazzyD95

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    There are several in my fraternity who are BC?
     
  18. gtdrew

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    Plus, you can take it at georgia perimeter and transfer it. Not a bad deal...
     
  19. GTFowler

    GTFowler Jolly Good Fellow

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    Hmm weird the school of building construction Web page told me that now BC is only master and PhD degree and that they recommend to get a degree in civil or architecture to get ready for the master program. Maybe it's just for future students who weren't enrolled in Tech when they made the change and your fraternity buddies are grandfathered in basically.(just like the whole bs in business administration and management ordeal that occurred a few years ago)
     
  20. Brian Johnson

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    Hahah I haven't even taken the first math I have to take at KSU and I'm a junior. I can't imagine what these guys have to go tho rug and students at tech in general
     

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