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Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by bottledigger, Feb 12, 2020.

  1. g8rvet

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    Bagmen typically are not handled by the coaching staff. They are also not typically boosters. If they are either, those are the rare ones the NCAA will not ignore.

    Just read this and you will understand.
    Meet the bag man: 10 rules for paying college playersInsiders have consistently said this is a good article and accurate in many cases.
     
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  2. DieAGator

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    I agree in a normal above board market. But if you are driving a new car and appear to have a lot of disposable income while I do not- and we have the same socioeconomic background something will go wrong. Plus, the kid with cash probably has a big mouth.
     
  3. DieAGator

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    I agree. Some are being paid, somehow, some way. We ar egging to beat georgia this year and land a number of 5 stars so we will be guilty as well.


    Kidding.

    By the way, who funds these delivery guys, the so called bagmen? I would pinch that stack of 100s.
     
  4. justinwitt07

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    I could be wrong but I would assume as much as these kids play together and around each other that it’s just part of the subculture.

    like parcells says the biggest thing in life is Knowing what u are and what u aren’t.
     
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  5. Crusher

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    True...but lots of "evidence" floating around out there that is actively being ignored. [​IMG]
     
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  6. nawlinsgator

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    I wouldn't bet against it.
     
  7. Crusher

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    And I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale for the folks that believe in that.
     
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  8. justinwitt07

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    That’s the one I was thinking about
     
  9. DieAGator

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    I was serious about beating Georgia. It’s what will be our excuse when doing so lands us a slew of coveted players?
     
  10. The pros know a good investment when they see one. I suspect ref$u's "futures" as long as willllllllllllllllie was there were very low.
     
  11. WhattaGator

    WhattaGator Ever Vigilant Psycho Mod Moderator VIP Member "Cook Shack Chef"

    Bama "Bagmen" be like....

    "You really want to play for Saban.....don't worry, we'll take care of your family."


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    And.....
    The South Carolina "Bagmen" be like.....

    "Do you really want to play for Muschamp?....He'll have you and your family moving again in no time."


    [​IMG]
     
  12. nawlinsgator

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    No excuse. Top 5 star players will get paid if they want to get paid. Someone will pay them to come play. If not us, it will be someone else.
    If we get a 5 star guy who has a reputation of having his hand out, chances are a bagman paid him a visit.
     
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  13. DieAGator

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    It happens but how it’s coordinated is beyond me. On the other hand, maybe the excessive, multi-thousands of dollar promises or payments are just not as widespread and we seem to need to believe. Who are these multi millionaire financiers that bankroll shadowy characters- if not themselves distributing the money- and have little better to do than manipulate rosters at their beloved institution? I know if I were that wealthy I would not and I sincerely want our staff to win. Now, do I believe there are intimations and innuendo during the process that lets players know they will have enough spending money during their tenure, yes. And do I want our players to get those hand$shakes and envelopes, yes. But I doubt a significant portion of georgia, LSU, and Alabama football players are gifted tens of thousands. Some will disagree and call me naive.
     

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  14. Wanne15

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    It doesn’t necessarily have to be that much money. How bout if I pay said players mammas electricity bill while he is in high school. That may mean a lot to the kid knowing it’s been turned off several times before. It’s not always a new car or $250,000.
     
  15. nawlinsgator

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    No prob. It's no one's job to convince anyone of anything here. Just know that all these guys with "handlers" don't have their handler's discussing just "enough spending money."
     
  16. DieAGator

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    I agree. Most players at a school get a little sumthin sumthin.
     
  17. DieAGator

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    I would like to know how much the stipend that UF trails in affects recruiting in athlete’s eyes. My guess is somewhere during the recruiting process the difference between schools is illuminated and if it has consequence recruits bring it up. Is there a department that communicates with recruits who have committable offers about costs, the scholarship program, stipends? Probably.
     
  18. Wanne15

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    Stipends matter would be my opinion and ours is low
     
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  19. Notoriousgator

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    There are just as many paragraphs in this post as UCF has national titles in football!
     
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  20. Notoriousgator

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    Hurricanes have bagmen and theyre losers. So are fsu. Bigtime losers!
     
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