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2019. New Gator. CB Kaiir Elam. 6-1 185. Benjamin School, North Palm Beach FL.

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by eastowest, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. g8rboy

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    That can only be really good
     
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  2. Wanne15

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    Hellz yea
     
  3. StrangeGator

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    Why is that comical? Programs like those are the bread and butter at schools like USC, NYU and Northwestern. FWIW, UGA also has a good business and communications programs and are currently ranked #46 overall by US News. That's higher than UF was five years ago.
     
  4. SeabudGator

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    UGA is much better than FSU, except in music/arts. UF however is MUCH better than uga at pretty much all technical/engineering degrees, and UF is exceptional in some engineering fields. You aren’t ranked as tied with Georgia tech and not have some exceptional degrees. I know several executives at intel, Exxon and other large fortune 500s that tank UF grads in their top 5 to recruit from.
     
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  5. thomlch

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    It's just not a major you ever see a football recruit basing a decision over.
     
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  6. Wanne15

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    I believe this came asfrom as why kids may go to another school as far as education, not to play football.
     
  7. thomlch

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    What the deuce
     
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  8. thekentuckygator

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    UK is very well known for its business school.
     
  9. fox

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    Gators!
     
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  10. LAGatorDoc

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    How much eligibility does his uncle have? Can we offer him again? Or even better would Matt be able to warp in through the transfer portal?
     
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  11. mdfgator

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    It's funny, I don't have anything wrong with theatre film cooking it's all good I just don't think of that as college. Underwater basket weaving doesn't register either...I am joking, kind of.
     
  12. TEKgator22

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    And I believe USCe still has the #1 rated international business school of any public university. Takes like a 3.9 GPA to get admitted into the program I've heard.
     
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  13. Wanne15

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    My buddies sister got a degree at some south Florida private school and ran sound for mtv. 6 figures and was hired before her last semester started.
     
  14. paidinfull

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    Tell her thanks for nothing. The sounds coming out of mtv are awful.
     
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  15. mdfgator

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    My plumber makes six figures what's your point?
     
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  16. Wanne15

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    Well, plumbers have apprenticeships but sound engineers go to school
     
  17. doctorg8r

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    Matt Elam IS with his nephew! Titletown is electric!
     
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  18. SeabudGator

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    Had a few moments so decided to quickly fact check this. rating: FALSE.

    Accounting - #11
    Biological/Agricultural Engineering - #4
    Materials Engineering - #8
    Industrial Engineering - #15
    Aeronautical Engineering - #15
    School of Business - #19
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    Took 5 minutes to get these and never got beyond biz and engineering (and did not finish either). There are plenty of excellent schools in the US, and you can get a terrific education in many places. But to say that UF is just "pretty good" and never great is inaccurate I believe, and to say UF has less than a handful of top 20 programs is demonstrably wrong. Now, would I like more top 5 programs? Sure. And that will take a ton of alumni giving and a much larger endowment (which is being worked on).
     
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  19. missourigator

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    I got a great education there and proud of it.
     
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  20. tarponbro

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    either of Kair's parents with him or is it just his Uncle Matt?