| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Ben Simmons NOT Selected for the Aussie National Team - rzd30 on 7/28/14 at 2:06 pm|
[quote]Ingles was miserable in the euro league for Barcelona and he averaged 6 points and 3 boards a game last season against a bunch of nobodies in Israel as a 26 year old. [/quote]
Everyone else is spot on, yes would we all have been glad to see Ben make it, absolutely. in reality does it reall...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015, 2016, and 2017 LSU Basketball Recruiting - rzd30 on 7/28/14 at 2:00 pm|
[quote]I agree with all of that. We also have very little depth at the guard spot, so that's gotta be enticing for him as well. [/quote]
I think LSU is in a really good spot, or much better than previously thought. Lot of positives and good factors.
Obviously Simmons is the biggest, but as I ...
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Big time Punter commits to Hogs - rzd30 on 7/27/14 at 2:33 pm|
Well he will get a bunch of opportujities, in his pitch Bert wasnt lying....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Update on battle for 18 - rzd30 on 7/27/14 at 12:11 pm|
Can everyone as a whole just support the guy, and see how the year plays out.
They are not just giving the spot/job the Welter, he has earned it.
Everyone already knows on here Welter is the worst player on the team, does nothing and will never do anything to contribute, and the coaches just...
| SEC Rant|| re: Former Vols have harsh words for Dooley - rzd30 on 7/27/14 at 12:04 pm|
Funny what happens to losing programs.... :lol:
Give it about two more seasons when all of these same people turn on Butch Jones.
Dooley is a good coach and had a tough go at UT. You guys keep bashing his head in, but he is not as bad as UT "fans" make him out to be.
Kiffin shafted you guy...
| More Sports Board|| re: Which NBA team will move to Seattle? - rzd30 on 7/26/14 at 12:21 pm|
[quote]I'd look for a city like Omaha, NE to have a solid shot at a team. They already have a nice 18,000 seat arena that Creighton basketball fills. A good number of Fortune 1000 companies located close, 5 Omaha corporations are Fortune 500 status. They'd immediately own the area north of Oklahoma ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Nicest small town in your home state. - rzd30 on 7/21/14 at 4:26 am|
[quote]Oxford. By default really. South MS is too trashy[/quote]
You have no idea what you are talking about. Every southern state has enough trashy people to go around. Drive about ten minutes outside of Oxford and see what you find.
Oxford is charming and a great little town. And for a coup...
| SEC Rant|| re: Nicest small town in your home state. - rzd30 on 7/20/14 at 10:11 pm|
I am from Waveland/Bay Saint Louis, MS and loved it. Would say that Pass Christian, MS is the best small town in Mississippi. Besides football in the fall, Pass Christian is better than Oxford.
Even though I went to a private school, Pass Christian High is the best public school in the entire st...
| More Sports Board|| re: so radio city music hall really didn't leave a date open for the NFL Draft? - rzd30 on 7/18/14 at 3:31 am|
[quote] I don't care if they move the draft at all. But the idea that the NFL wants to hold the draft in a city that doesn't even have or want an NFL team is beyond stupid. [/quote]
This and the fact that they are even considering two cities is even dumber. The NFL says its about the fans but t...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015, 2016, and 2017 LSU Basketball Recruiting - rzd30 on 7/18/14 at 3:26 am|
Not that its a bad comparison just really hard to overlook 3-4 inches and 40-50 pounds, Wilson was skinny.
But if you look at film of both guys, I really see a lot of the same type of player Michael Beasley was. I have brought this comparison up before, and posters/ra...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015, 2016, and 2017 LSU Basketball Recruiting - rzd30 on 7/17/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]I've heard that Lsu is not really pressing for Owens, and think that can land a bigger fish.I would like to see him in the class though .[/quote]
I don't think LSU is not pressing for Owens, he definitely has a commitable offer on the table. Being really good friends with Simmons and the f...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015, 2016, and 2017 LSU Basketball Recruiting - rzd30 on 7/17/14 at 4:31 pm|
Again sorry for not keeping up with the thread.
I updated the front page, its still not done. I have 15 guys for the class of 2015 that by tomorrow I will have up there. Just a start but hope it looks good enough.
I am business/political science major not a digital media specialist :lol:. Ev...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 2015, 2016, and 2017 LSU Basketball Recruiting - rzd30 on 7/17/14 at 2:15 pm|
My bad on not being as active I will update the thread tomorrow.
I have an internship with a big a insurance company down in New Orleans, and being the office bi%*ch don't have a lot of free time.
Will do a comprehensive list of all recruits, regardless of how "likely" they come. If we have ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Need tiger inspired baby boy name - rzd30 on 7/16/14 at 9:24 pm|
No other choice...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Awakening the Giant: ESPN Article on Y.A. Tittle - rzd30 on 7/16/14 at 4:01 pm|
[quote]has a street named after him[/quote]
Should have his number retired, at the very least a statue or
Great Read, as a millennial an awesome story and informative. Knew he was good didn't know that great....
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Terry Beckner Jr 5* DE - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 11:27 am|
Did not mean you just hit the first reply button. Our LSUclass is a 2-3 year foundation/depth type class. Meaning nobody will be expected to step in and start or comtribute IMO. Not saying they wont just wont need them to. But everytime a big prospect mentions LSU we sometimes over react. I follow c...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: 12 spots left? - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 1:35 am|
[quote]Honestly this years class can go a million different directions. Odds are that it won't be as star studded as last year but will have lots of solid 4* players. It will be similar to the 13' class but probably a little better ranked due to Toliver and Maea. This is a classic class for filling ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Will Ben Simmons get us our 1st national title? - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 1:24 am|
[quote]Agree with this. Who saw UConn coming last year? They had to go to OT in the first round, then went on to win it all. They don't call it March Madness for nothing.[/quote]
Exactly I can give you 15-20 that have a legitimate shot, but then there are another 20 that could sneak in there over...
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Terry Beckner Jr 5* DE - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 1:19 am|
[quote]LSU will have a ton of attrition[/quote]
:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:
Even being a homer how would this happen???
Hunter JR (Draft Eligible)
and for good measure
| Tiger Rant|| re: Will Ben Simmons get us our 1st national title? - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 12:52 am|
Yes slow down, we have this year to see.
Also to see how far along or how good guys such as Hornsby, Quarterman, Gray, Odo, Elbert, and Malone are.
He is the real deal, in that you can build around him as a freshmen and he will have the impact a KD, John Wall had. Need to see if J-Mart, and M...
| Pelicans Talk|| Bigger story to which board? - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 12:44 am|
Eric Gordon is dealt.... Pels Board
Javi "leaves" LSU.... TR
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Why does the amount of 5 star recruits remain so consistent? - rzd30 on 7/10/14 at 12:39 am|
So TN can win mythical SEC East recruiting championships :popcorn:
Truthfully none of it really matters, its all a relative crapshoot when it comes to recruiting at that level. Statistics show when it comes to who gets drafted and where, has little to no bearing on their high school ranking...
| Tiger Rant|| re: James Hairston-where did/will he transfer? - rzd30 on 7/9/14 at 4:32 pm|
Dillard University in New Orleans
Hairston Quote on Dillard: "They got an excellent corporate structure and they... *they* give *you* the tools to be your own boss.
Well there you have it seems to be headed down the right track.
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Xavier Lewis re-commits to LSU/DBU - rzd30 on 7/9/14 at 2:29 am|
[quote]I will take anti-climatic over the BS everyday if the recruit is a Tiger at heart. I am happy he weighed his options and realized LSU was best for him. [/quote]
Selectively growing a great class, with future studs and new raw diamonds that only need our coaching staff to help rea...
| More Sports Board|| re: Zach Lowe: The Miami Heat and the NBA’s Double Standard of ‘Sacrifice’ - rzd30 on 7/9/14 at 2:09 am|
[quote]LA and NY love this approach[/quote]
NBA would be different than the MLB. Much harder to predict how an overseas basketball player will perform in the NBA than an overseas baseball player in the MLB.
In regards to owners wanting to protect themselves from their own doing, that hurts re...
| More Sports Board|| re: Zach Lowe: The Miami Heat and the NBA’s Double Standard of ‘Sacrifice’ - rzd30 on 7/9/14 at 1:29 am|
[quote]ETA: I should note that I'm against max contracts. The market should decide what a player is worth[/quote]
Max deals and everything else in the new CBA were supposed to create a more competitive and profitable league for everyone. But that is not the case. Now you have ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hardest Hitter of the Modern Era ('80 to present) ? - rzd30 on 7/3/14 at 4:40 pm|
When Arizona made their trip here in 2006-2007, the same year Jamarcus went off in the Sugar Bowl. That QB from Arizona took the worst beating I have ever seen one single QB take.
45-3 and it wasn't that close, on many of the highlight reels or intro videos he is in many of them still to this da...
| SEC Recruiting|| re: Recruiting Class Hypothetical - rzd30 on 7/1/14 at 5:13 am|
As others have said there are too many factors that are not mentioned.
One of the SEC's biggest advantages to the rest of the country are the 3* that get noticed late by an SEC staff because of either limited exposure or sometimes just passed over for bigger names. But too often a "3*" with a gr...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Why is this organization digging themselves in such a deep hole? - rzd30 on 6/30/14 at 11:36 pm|
Also I prefer people and teams that say I want to get better today. Not let's see how bad I can really be so that in 3 years I will be a little bit better. ...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Why is this organization digging themselves in such a deep hole? - rzd30 on 6/30/14 at 11:30 pm|
$4 Million in cap space
Really tough call :lol: but I will stick with Jrue.
It is much smarter and the % prove it to not completely tank when rebuilding. As a fan it is also a lot better.
Next year you get to pick one of two teams to go wa...