Recent content by KevinC

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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    If you have to ask that question then, you have no idea how bad our football facilities were. Other than the weight room and the equipment issued, we had very little that was even average.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Our facilities, until the last year, didn't compete with anyone's in the Power Five. Not even with many that aren't Power Five.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    And, the worst football facilities in the B1G. Even today, many of the guys currently being recruited have never seen the new facilities.
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    This is why I wish he had stayed in the B1G. If he was as bad as all this, he would have terribly weakened the team he was on. I think that he played hard every game, had no plays run for him at all, could shoot the lights out, and was a disruptive force on defense. He got his hands on a lot of...
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    Alan Griffin transfers to Syracuse

    I don't think that AG had any doubts at all about "being able to start". His doubts may have been concerned with how BU felt and what role that BU may have wanted him to play.
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    Shaquille O'Neal Almost An Illini

    Not true.
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    Shaquille O'Neal Almost An Illini

    Jalen Rose was very interested in coming here and we didn't recruit him.
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    Coaching Carousel

    They actually have done quite well since he arrived. They just haven't won the conference tournament. Remember, they were a Division II school until he became coach.
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    Big Ten Tournament

    I agree. I am more concerned with the game after the Iowa game. The Iowa game would be a game of high intensity and it will be difficult to reach that level again the very next day.
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    Transfers Thread

    That's great but, you are the one that made that comparison.
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    Transfers Thread

    They don't leave unless they are taking a job elsewhere in those circumstances. Did an athlete take your money or something?
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    Transfers Thread

    Wow! Coaches get fired and still receive compensation from the school that fired them while, a lot of athletes' find that their scholarships don't get renewed with no compensation.
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    Transfers Thread

    The athletes generally have very little idea and only find out when schools tell them that they don't have a scholarship available for them. The NCAA has used the type of thinking that was stated in your post, to defend their propaganda for many decades.
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    Coaching Carousel

    Yet, those coaches all desired for him to run their defenses when they could have gotten almost any defensive coordinator that they desired.
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    Coaching Carousel

    The resume that I see is incredibly impressive!