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Mickey Goldmill
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)

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But if you get the right guy in LA, it would be much easier to pull guys from our own state.


Isn't that why we hired Johnny Jones?


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Maximus
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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Ever think he was holding out for this one?


because moving to a better job within that 12 years would have ruled him out as an LSU candidate? Makes sense. He probably just likes living in podunk Texas, making less money, not winning very much, and nobody knowing who he is. And he bleeds purple and gold!!!!!!!!


bbap
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
get on board jerk!


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Mickey Goldmill
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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because moving to a better job within that 12 years would have ruled him out as an LSU candidate? Makes sense.


Do you have like an 8th grade education? He likely wasn't getting job offers over his first 6 seasons or so. That means he only had a few seasons to start turning down jobs. At that point, he kids were still in like junior high, he was really starting to build something there, and he saw the mess that was LSU basketball.

All of those are reasons to hold out. NOT A HARD CONCEPT.


Maximus
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
so, he knew 6 years ago that Collis Temple could blackmail the AD into getting Johnny a job he didnt deserve?


TigerBait2008
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
This just gets more and more exciting....












































NOT


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Mickey Goldmill
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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so, he knew 6 years ago that Collis Temple could blackmail the AD into getting Johnny a job he didnt deserve?


Dude just GTFO with that crap. People trying to have real discussions here. Nobody blackmailed anyone.


thunderbird1100
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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But if you get the right guy in LA, it would be much easier to pull guys from our own state.



Uh, pretty sure that's why we hired Johnny Jones himself. Jones' job is to get these home state guys to stay home, meanwhile Jones hired some assets to recruit TX where they were successful before. Makes sense to me.


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a former coach at UNT is going to all of a sudden start pulling all the talented players from Dallas because he is at LSU now? Im skeptical, but we shall see.


They were pulling good recruits to UNT lately. Their freshman class this last year...

- Tony Mitchell obviously was a huge one
- Chris Jones had offers from Colorado, Houston, New Mexico, TCU and about 10 or so others including a few MVC teams
- Trey Norris had a Minnesota offer and about 7-8 other offers
- Forrest Robinson had offers from Arkansas, Houston, Iowa state, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, USC, Utah and a few others
- Jordan Williams had offers from Arizona State, Arkansas, Baylor, Fresno State, UGA, Houston, KSU, Marquette, OK St, Oregon, So Miss, Texas Tech and some mids


Obviously they did a REALLY great job recruiting all that Dallas-FW area talent, and that was from 1 year.


sunnydaze
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Member since Jan 2010
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
Lolz at posters bitching over who was hired as assistants, you people complain about everything


roygu
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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This trio did a good job of recruiting for UNT. Give them a name like LSU and some underdog players here and there mixed in with kids who work hard no matter what, and in three years this program can be back in deep contention every season.



Isn't that the same as was said about TJ about three years ago.


Mickey Goldmill
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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Lolz at posters bitching over who was hired as assistants, you people complain about everything


They apparently forget that you never even give a second thought to who the assistants are after about a month after they are hired. Then it's all about the head coach.


floridatigah
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FL
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
TJ was recruiting kids out of Cali with 4.2 GPA's. Jones has experience recruiting the type of athletes that LSU needs and our region produces.


Icansee4miles
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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TJ was recruiting kids out of Cali with 4.2 GPA's. Jones has experience recruiting the type of athletes that LSU needs and our region produces


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TigerBait2008
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
Not really if anything LSU hired an assistant coach in Jones as a head coach. Brings nothing to the table other than being at LSU before. This program is gonna sink faster than the titanic. You thought it was bad with TJ? You haven't seen shite yet.


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Bobby Moore
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
JJ was Jefferson and people got sick of all the post on JJ.

You can post anything you want on the rant, but letting you know a lot of people would prefer CJJ....Thanx


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lathoroughbred
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Member since May 2008
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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More importantly: Tell me how I should feel about this so I can take up arms and represent that side of the debate hardcore...



Hell yeah!


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Lester Earl
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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They apparently forget that you never even give a second thought to who the assistants are after about a month after they are hired. Then it's all about the head coach.



if you had your way, Trent Johnson would still be our coach. So please, leave this discussion. Idiot.


mattz1122
Houston Fan
Member since Oct 2007
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
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DFW/Houston?



UH got Houston on lockdown. Seriously, look at its latest recruiting class.


BilJ
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re: Shawn Forrest official to LSU as basketball assistant -- Not so fast (Updated)
it seems Trent and Mickey had the same view on assistants, no wonder recruiting was such dog shite under trent


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