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CyrustheVirus
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Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


I have heard that splitting the state high school football school can change the way football is recruited and played in the state. Some people have attributed Tennessee's demise to their high schools splitting. If that is true, do you see this affecting LSU in a similar fashion or do we, as LSU fans, never see any repercussions of this?






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DollaChoppa
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


No.

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Some people have attributed Tennessee's demise to their high schools splitting.


Lol. A state without much talent, multiple SEC schools, and shitty coaching will do that to you

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If that is true, do you see this affecting LSU in a similar fashion or do we, as LSU fans, never see any repercussions of this?


Wont happen






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SammyTiger
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Why? are players gonna not be as good because the schools are split? Doubtful.

Also, is this happening because they have talked about it for years.






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Jim Rockford
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Tennessee has never had much football talent, and it's due to demographics, not how the HS's run their football playoffs. Texas also has separate leagues, and it doesn't hurt the talent level. I don't see LSU being affected at all.





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saderade
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


I think it will have a negative effect by watering down the competition.





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CyrustheVirus
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Its happening. Check out the thread on MSB.





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Jim Rockford
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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I think it will have a negative effect by watering down the competition.


LSU signs most of its players from public schools, not the handful of football factories.






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RichardT
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


The way I understand it the split is for the playoffs only. The select and non-select teams will still play each other in the regular season.





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Mickey Goldmill
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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I think it will have a negative effect by watering down the competition.


No. The split is for playoffs only. Catholic High still gets to play all the local public schools during the regular season.






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yeauxkneauxit
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


no





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Steamy Ray
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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The split is for playoffs only


So the most important part of the season?? I could see it affecting interest long term. Just not on the same scale as Tennessee






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SammyTiger
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Are they going to make new districts? Rummel is currently in a district with West Jeff and chalmette i think.





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chalmetteowl
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


if schools leave the LHSAA it will definitely affect recruiting. the top schools need to play each other to get accurate evaluations on the talent





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tigercross
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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if schools leave the LHSAA it will definitely affect recruiting. the top schools need to play each other to get accurate evaluations on the talent


I don't even know about that anymore. So much of the recruiting process is based on evaluations at camps. Didn't that WR from Curtis get an offer from LSU this past summer at a camp? Same with Brumfield from University Lab. Obviously he dominates the 190 lb D-linemen at Dunham and Episcopal, so I am guessing the coaches mainly based their evaluation of him from things besides game film.






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peopleschamp
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


The people saying this are private school people who are upset. LA talent is not Tenn talent. Louisiana will be fine. The only split is in the playoffs. Many of these teams will still play each other.





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mba29124
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Don't think it will affect recruiting, but I think it is a really stupid idea. Doesn't seem like there are enough private schools for this.
5A Catholic should still play the public schools in playoffs. If it ain't broke don't fix it.






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mba29124
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


Don't think it will affect recruiting, but I think it is a really stupid idea. Doesn't seem like there are enough private schools for this.
5A Catholic should still play the public schools in playoffs. If it ain't broke don't fix it.






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Rapides Tiger
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


It WAS broke.


This post was edited on 1/25 at 6:12 pm


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LuckySo-n-So
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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Also, is this happening because of John Curtis.



FIFY






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el gato
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Member since May 2005
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re: Will split Public/Private football affect LSU recruiting?


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The only split is in the playoffs. Many of these teams will still play each other.


This is true. As an example, Class 5A teams can play schools from any other classification during the regular season, but only play other 5A schools in the playoffs. By allowing regular season competition to remain open, the LHSAA has put the private schools into their own classification where they will, presumably, compete for state titles against schools that have the same enrollment practices.






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