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February 17th, 201302:52 PM
BIG XII/SEC Rant thread
I think it's the biggest part of it. I believe Big XII coaches are resigned to a belief system that whomever has the best QB and WR's wins the conference. That's all OU is about these days. Same with Baylor, OSU, Tech, formerly Misouri, WVU, and formerly A&M. The BIG XII has been all about QB's and WR's for the last 7-8 years and that's what they invest most of their recruiting capital in. Jamarcus McFarland and Granger were both the #1 DT in the nation when they were recruited here and McGee was the #1 DT in the state of OK. It's not that long ago that we brought those kids in, whether they panned out or didn't doesn't matter. Everybody was recruiting them and it's not that long ago. We've stopped prioritizing defensive players along the way over the last 3-4 years and it shows on the field with Big XII teams because they favor flashy QB's and WR's. Perception is reality.END OF QUOTE.
Seems like our really good D Tackles are sorta wasted against the offenses we face.. If they are great pass rushers they contribute but run stoppers not so much.. We do need to change our offense IMO. AND, Our recruiting should be more defense oriented.
February 17th, 201303:13 PM
Most of our class we just signed was on defense
February 17th, 201303:19 PM
I think Mike's influence helped there... As a matter of fact I think Mike has been very imfluential. Firing coaches, Hiring coaches. Things Bob hasn't done much of since he's been at OU. Now, Fires 3.. Yep, One of the things I stated when Mike came back was Bob will listen to Mike and that is a good thing for OU.
February 17th, 201303:26 PM
In terms of first round NFL talent, last year there was a feast of SEC defensive players (8) and a famine of Big 12 defensive players (0).
The three years prior, however:
2009 NFL Draft - 2 first round, defensive players from the Big 12, 2 first round, defensive players from the SEC.
2010 NFL Draft - 4 first round, defensive players from the Big 12, 5 first round, defensive players from the SEC.
2011 NFL Draft - 5 first round, defensive players from the Big 12, 3 first round, defensive players from the SEC.
Total - 11 first round, defensive players from the Big 12 from 09 to 11, 10 first round, defensive players from the SEC from 09 to 11.
So as you can see, before the last NFL Draft, the Big 12 had a slight edge in that category. A one year blip is not a trend and once again, boomermagic provides an example of how far his head is so deeply entrenched in his ass.
February 17th, 201303:33 PM
Once again, Get your head out of your ass.. I didn't say what you quoted.. Mightysooner did. Keep up, Pay attention, Head up ass syndrone once again.. Come on, Pay attention now. lol ****ed up AGAIN didn't you ? BAHAHAHAHA..
February 17th, 201303:47 PM
February 17th, 201304:44 PM
You obviously agreed with that statement, so much so that you felt it warranted its own thread.
February 17th, 201304:54 PM
Again for the 100th time this offseason...
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February 17th, 201305:33 PM
And the offseason is just starting we could be going for a record
February 17th, 201305:39 PM
Again, Pay attention.. You OBVIOUSLY don't know what is obvious and what isn't.. Instead of constantly running down a poster because you disagree why not just disagree and move on ? OR just don't post on the thread or comment. I would appreciate you just putting me on ignore so my time is not wasted by your posts. I will do the same. I'm not here to run posters down that I disagree with or for any reason.. Tell ya what, Let's just stick to the topics and that won't happen.
February 17th, 201306:18 PM
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February 17th, 201306:33 PM
WTF ? I think we are off topic again. Back to football and recruiting, I think Mike is going to be an excellent recruiter I don't think just because a team is in the sec they will recruit better players. Recruiting is something that a coach has to be determined and persistant to win the recruit he wants for his team.. I'm surprised that texas recruited so many OL prospects and we didn't do better in texas with linemen.. Maybe thats one reason for the firings.
February 17th, 201306:48 PM
The bottom line is the SEC has won in recent years is that they own the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball. Stoops has FINALLY realized he needs to upgrade recruiting and coaching on the o-line and d-line if he wants to add any more crystal to the Switzer Center. It's not rocket science.
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