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deuce985
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress

I asked in other thread but why is Brumfield all over everyone but LSU?


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beardedzeus
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Are you really saying CJ isnt a good recruiter


Im saying that it seemed (at the time) that the point of hiring a 51 yr old who never made it past the level of position coach was that he was some sort of ace recruiter. This was supposed to make up for any coaching deficiencies that he may have.
247 has the class at #82 using their composite ranking. I realize that tulane has limitations when it comes to fan support, facilities, tradition, etc. However, one would think that w all of the talent in state (lsu cant take everyone) that a solid recruiter could at least bring in top 50 classes pretty easily at tulane. Might he eventually do that? Sure.
But are we really saying that the guy is a great recruiter bc he got players to miami? Umm ok. IF he starts getting decent talent to tulane then we can call him a great recruiter. But right now what has he done to warrant that label? Not flaming....seriously asking.


D011ahbi11
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Member since Jun 2007
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
He definitely was an ace recruiter.
Ill wait to see how the kids play before I say it's a horrible class like you say.
He still has a chance to land Corey Smith, Lyn Clark and Duke Riley too. If he can just get one of those the class is a lot better.


tigerfan4120
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
He was an ace recruiter at Miami when they were in their prime and LSU was down, really wasn't that hard of a sell. I think it is fair to question whether he is all that he was supposed to be. That being said my impression was that he was doing well recruiting New Orleans.


D011ahbi11
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
He was a huge reason they were so good.


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beardedzeus
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
Exactly! Its a very fair question. Tulane fans typically just say 'hes an ace recruiter' and 'hes going to be great for tulane'. My only question has been based on what? Recruiting at Miami? On paper the current class doesnt look that much better (one spot behind memphis, one spot ahead of texas st) and the guys main strength (according to tulane fans) was supposed to be recruiting and not coaching. I simply ask my tulane friends what is johnson doing in recruiting that another coach (w head coaching or at least coordinator experience) couldnt do? I typically get a response of 'u just hate tulane. Cj is killing it.' Very insightful lol
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D011ahbi11
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
I get it, it's not a highly rated class. I didn't expect a top 50 class coming off multiple 2 win seasons. And I'll be the first guy to call out CJ if they continue to lose. I've seen you post similar things over and over so it does seem you have something against Tulane or CJ.
I'm sure you'll be nowhere to be found if CJ and Tulane start winning.


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Duckie
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
Happening again right now.


redfieldk717
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Alec Box
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Cousin
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
Bump

Duckie, is Jummy having his chat on Tuesday? I would imagine it will be very intense and informative.


Duckie
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress


no idea.


Cousin
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The Bayou
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
But I thought you were his right-hand man????


Duckie
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
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But I thought you were his right-hand man????


no, no, no. That's Memphis.


redfieldk717
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Alec Box
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But I thought you were his right-hand man????


how can duckie be jimmy's right hand man, if duckie is actually jimmy?


mind blown


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memphstigers23
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Member since Mar 2012
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
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no, no, no. That's Memphis.


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Duckie


^^^^This guy ^^^^ pshhh

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how can duckie be jimmy's right hand man, if duckie is actually jimmy?

If he ask me for my info one more time....
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Cousin
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Tiger Phanatick
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re: Jimmy Smith recruiting chat in progress
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Duckie, is Jummy having his chat on Tuesday?


I hope so. He seems to be one of the most level headed insiders.


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