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Papa Tigah
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re: John Curtis and LSU

And it starts.


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GumboPot
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I have heard that the coach at JC hates LSU


You heard wrong. There was a little deal-e-o in the 80's where he was "promised" the OC position and got snubbed by Archer but I think JC never really held that against LSU.


TigerintheNO
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Also we ahd a Kicker from Curtis....


Chris Jackson, I think we also had 3 other players from Curtis from that team


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lukestar
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re: John Curtis and LSU
Not saying your FOS MrLSU but I saw one Only one JC game this year which was the championship game and Duke Riley stood out. Best player on the field, no question.


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bddwolfpack
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Ever heard of Debo Jones or Dillon Gordon?

FAIL


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andouille
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re: John Curtis and LSU
JCC is a tumor in the state, luckily they produce few D1 players. I don't know if JCC is as big on holding kids back a year as Evangel, to get that extra year of growth in, but that advantage at the HS level disappears in college.

It does produce some great HS teams.


LSULumberJack
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Baton Rouge
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re: John Curtis and LSU
This list includes almost every player that has been recruited from JC since 2002 according to Rivals

LINK


ProjectP2294
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This list includes almost every player that has been recruited from JC since 2002 according to Rivals


On that list there are only two players that LSU offered that signed elsewhere. And by elsewhere I mean USC.


belowmebama
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re: John Curtis and LSU
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JCC is a tumor in the state


Care to explain or do you just throw comments out like that to seem like a hardass?


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choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
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Also what players who didn't pick LSU from JC had at-least a good college career.


your thread doesn't deserve a response but...


Mike Stonebreaker, Jonothan Wells, Tony Bua, Reggie Dupard, Steve Clark...


historically Curtis has not had the number of signees that most people think.


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choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
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There was a little deal-e-o in the 80's where he was "promised" the OC position and got snubbed by Archer but I think JC never really held that against LSU.


actually running backs coach....


Geauxld Finger
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I have little problem with him steering his kids wherever. I just hate the fact that calling that place an "academic institution" is a complete joke. I remember him driving to Shreveport post katrina to drag joe mcknight back to river ridge to live with JC and play ball. He recruits at a pathetic rate. The kids also are educated in the same system for as long as there is competitive football at whatever level at Curtis.


choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
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I remember him driving to Shreveport post katrina to drag joe mcknight back to river ridge to live with JC and play ball


every other coach in Nola did the same thing post katrina....


Geauxld Finger
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every other coach in Nola did the same thing post katrina..


yes but Joe does this kind of thing more so than others. He was kind of the pioneer in this department.


choupiquesushi
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yaton rouge
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yes but Joe does this kind of thing more so than others. He was kind of the pioneer in this department


nah... not even close.... two schools supplemented their athletic programs with kids from the "boarding Program or Orphanage long before the doors were even open in river ridge....


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Lester Earl
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On that list there are only two players that LSU offered that signed elsewhere. And by elsewhere I mean USC.



yep, its only been 2 since the Saban era at LSU


people forget about guys like Sevin, Stewart, Vernon Russell, and even Spadoni. Who were studs in HS that picked LSU


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graychef
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re: John Curtis and LSU
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Posted by andouille JCC is a tumor in the state, luckily they produce few D1 players. I don't know if JCC is as big on holding kids back a year as Evangel, to get that extra year of growth in, but that advantage at the HS level disappears in college. It does produce some great HS teams.


Problem with this theory is that there are age maximums in place that prevent abuses of the system.


andouille
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re: John Curtis and LSU
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Problem with this theory is that there are age maximums in place that prevent abuses of the system.


You are right, I believe the max age to play football is 18. That means you can hold a student back for 1 year and he can play as a senior. That is an important growth year, so it is an advantage in HS, but theoretically that advantage disappears at the next level.

It is very common even for non-athletic kids whose parents want them to be the oldest in a class for academic reasons.


Cincinnati Bowtie
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Sparta
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They have to be held back before HS. At Curtis, the parents often ask for this, as they are aware of the depth charts of their kids' class. The age limit rule, I think, is you can't be 19 at the start of the first semester. Kids that make 19 after, say, Sept 1st, are eligible.


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Suntiger
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BR or somewhere else
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Since 2000, every kid from Curtis who had an LSU offer has come to LSU besides Joe McKnight. You'll hear debate on whether Roby Green had an offer or not, but I don't think he did.


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