+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 24

Thread: Another LA kid transfers from P5

  1. #1
    2004 and 2010-2011 BB&B Pick 'Em Contest Champion DogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond reputeDogsWin has a reputation beyond repute DogsWin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Plano, TX
    Posts
    13,088

    Another LA kid transfers from P5

    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/s...ansfer/432272/

    Defensive tackle OJ Smith from Bossier City Airline will transfer after 3 years of standing around on the sidelines at Alabama. There should be a standard template article (maybe there already is one) with the player and school left blank to mass produce these 'P5 transfer request' articles.

  2. #2
    2006 & 2011 BB&B Men's Bracket Champion (investigation underway) boxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond reputeboxerdog has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Posts
    14,757

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    I'm curious as to where Jack Abraham thinks he can transfer that is better than the situation he had going at LaTech.
    Have you considered those Dogs?

  3. #3
    Champ stodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond reputestodgdog has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    3,626

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by DogsWin View Post
    http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/s...ansfer/432272/

    Defensive tackle OJ Smith from Bossier City Airline will transfer after 3 years of standing around on the sidelines at Alabama. There should be a standard template article (maybe there already is one) with the player and school left blank to mass produce these 'P5 transfer request' articles.
    Will he not have to transfer to a FCS or D2 school to have a year of eligibility left?

  4. #4
    Champ tenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond reputetenacious_dog has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Minden / Homer
    Posts
    3,746

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by stodgdog View Post
    Will he not have to transfer to a FCS or D2 school to have a year of eligibility left?
    Saban must have given him a release.

  5. #5
    Super Moderator PawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond repute PawDawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    47,971

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by stodgdog View Post
    Will he not have to transfer to a FCS or D2 school to have a year of eligibility left?
    Quote Originally Posted by tenacious_dog View Post
    Saban must have given him a release.
    It says 3 years of standing on the sideline, so he would be a RS Jr this year with two years left. If he goes FCS he can play 2. If he goes FBS he has to sit out 1 year and will have one remaining.
    "eye fo an eye and toof fo a toof" - Idiot in Missouri

  6. #6
    Champ TYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond reputeTYLERTECHSAS has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    46,833

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Are we trying to sign this young man?

  7. #7
    Varsity Bulldog sharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the rough
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    485

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    It appears this was such a waste of potential talent and future development for this young man. I am always puzzled when young men go to a big stage like Alabama and then be content to sit the bench for so long (sometimes their entire college career) when they could be a starter at so many other schools. I sometimes wonder if the collateral (those hidden from the NCAA) benefits they get do not stimulate them to stay even while not getting to play. I wish him the best wherever he goes.

  8. #8
    Varsity Bulldog sharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the roughsharky is a jewel in the rough
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    485

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Maybe the rules should be changed so that the schools can't mothball talent such as this person. Perhaps the rules should stipulate that if a player hasn't accumulated X numbers of minutes of playing time after two years, then they are free to transfer to another school with no layout and no loss of any eligibility. This would put these kids on a par with jucos coming in after two years.

  9. #9
    Champ Bearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond reputeBearpaw has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Alexandria, VA
    Posts
    1,043

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by sharky View Post
    It appears this was such a waste of potential talent and future development for this young man. I am always puzzled when young men go to a big stage like Alabama and then be content to sit the bench for so long (sometimes their entire college career) when they could be a starter at so many other schools. I sometimes wonder if the collateral (those hidden from the NCAA) benefits they get do not stimulate them to stay even while not getting to play. I wish him the best wherever he goes.
    I can understand some small reasoning being that they can claim they were on "so and so" team, and being at Alabama, he would have received the SEC champ, national champ, and Bowl championship rings. It just depends if you can be content with that, or if you actually are passionate about playing

  10. #10
    Champ Houston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant futureHouston Techsan has a brilliant future
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Houston, Texas
    Posts
    4,140

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by sharky View Post
    Maybe the rules should be changed so that the schools can't mothball talent such as this person. Perhaps the rules should stipulate that if a player hasn't accumulated X numbers of minutes of playing time after two years, then they are free to transfer to another school with no layout and no loss of any eligibility. This would put these kids on a par with jucos coming in after two years.
    This was the reason they lowered or instituted a limit on the number of scholarships. It must have been over 25 or 30 years ago. It may seem high now but it used to be unlimited and the larger schools did just that. They would sign all the top recruits to keep them from going somewhere else (including other big schools or rivals).

  11. #11
    Super Moderator PawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond repute PawDawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    47,971

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by Houston Techsan View Post
    This was the reason they lowered or instituted a limit on the number of scholarships. It must have been over 25 or 30 years ago. It may seem high now but it used to be unlimited and the larger schools did just that. They would sign all the top recruits to keep them from going somewhere else (including other big schools or rivals).
    It was never about forcing schools to stop stock piling talent. The reductions were about forcing schools to have more money avialable to give to women athletes.

    Until 1973 it was unlimited

    Then it was 101 until 1978

    Then it was 95 until 1985 when it became 85.
    "eye fo an eye and toof fo a toof" - Idiot in Missouri

  12. #12
    Champ Blue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond reputeBlue Dawg has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Fayetteville, AR
    Posts
    9,685

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by Bearpaw View Post
    I can understand some small reasoning being that they can claim they were on "so and so" team, and being at Alabama, he would have received the SEC champ, national champ, and Bowl championship rings. It just depends if you can be content with that, or if you actually are passionate about playing
    Yea, I'm sure there are "benefits" associated with being on those teams beyond prestige.

  13. #13
    Champ olddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond reputeolddog75 has a reputation beyond repute
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Dallas, Texas
    Posts
    5,272

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    This article has some back ground on the scholarship reductions.

    http://www.nytimes.com/1991/01/10/sp...d-seasons.html

  14. #14
    Super Moderator PawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond reputePawDawg has a reputation beyond repute PawDawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Posts
    47,971

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by olddog75 View Post
    This article has some back ground on the scholarship reductions.

    http://www.nytimes.com/1991/01/10/sp...d-seasons.html
    It was never about anything other than Title IX.
    "eye fo an eye and toof fo a toof" - Idiot in Missouri

  15. #15
    Champ theprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond reputetheprofessor has a reputation beyond repute theprofessor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Alexandria
    Posts
    6,239

    Re: Another LA kid transfers from P5

    Quote Originally Posted by sharky View Post
    It appears this was such a waste of potential talent and future development for this young man. I am always puzzled when young men go to a big stage like Alabama and then be content to sit the bench for so long (sometimes their entire college career) when they could be a starter at so many other schools. I sometimes wonder if the collateral (those hidden from the NCAA) benefits they get do not stimulate them to stay even while not getting to play. I wish him the best wherever he goes.
    Anytime you have a great player like OJ Smith was in high school, there's a little bit of ego involved. They think they can go anywhere and play. Some of them are able to. Some of them aren't. But try telling an 18-year-old who has always been the best player on the field AND has high recruiting rankings that he can't work his way onto the field somewhere.
    the bold, the beautiful, theprofessor

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts