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Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by Gatorhead, Jan 8, 2021.

  1. apkgator

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    You know ours has a barber shop right? And a recording studio. And a virtual reality room.
     
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  2. GatorMatt06

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    I didn’t, I was looking everywhere for it. I’m good with the VR room but meh on recording studio. Should be fun for croots tho.
     
  3. apkgator

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    Go to the facilities link at Gatorzone.....they have a nice 3 minute video that details the facility.
     
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  4. apkgator

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  5. col_kurtz

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    Only dropped once
     
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  6. apkgator

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    Will also mention....a number of the other schools are spending less than UF, and the cost for some of those competitors include indoor practice or academic facilities. UF already has indoor practice and academic completed, so this $85 million is not inclusive of those. When you add in $25M for the Hawkins academic center and $30M for the indoor practice facility, UF has invested $140M. And that's not counting the recent upgrade to the locker room at the stadium.
     
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  7. crl

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    Same as the vast majority on this board. Including the ones that are always bitching about recruiting. The point is don't bitch about recruiting (not directed at you) when what we offer recruits is much less than what other schools offer them.
     
  8. crl

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    It's not about the total dollars spent. It's about what you do with those dollars. Some schools are more in tune with what recruits want and will focus on those things.
     
  9. apkgator

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    What do you want that we aren't doing?
     
  10. Gatuar

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    I think we need a wave pool and big a$$ waterslides
     
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  11. GatorMatt06

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    IMO apk just outlined a few of the things that we’re doing that are in tune with needs, maybe the PR around it needs to be packaged better but I’m pretty sure Heavener will be everything we need to compete.
     
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  12. apkgator

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    And the PR to the kids is being done already
     
  13. ridgetop

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    On several threads floating around here people just like to assume he worse and state it as fact.
    We aren’t doing the things other schools are to attract recruits
    Our coaches are at war with the admin
    Apparently we won’t pay Asst. Coaches
    On and on and on
    Even when something gets proven false... it just gets spun around and around and shows up again two pages later.

    Our facilities are going to be elite level. We ARE IN FACT appealing to recruits and their parents
     
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  14. crl

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    Something the others aren't doing and everything they are (if it's popular). That's the only way to get ahead. Of course since we're behind already, the advantage likely won't last long. We should've never waited this long. But that's on Foley and the admin.
     
  15. 62gator

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    The little indoor practice facility will be outdated soon. (runs and hides..)
     
  16. crl

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    It's going to be interesting to see how far we move up in the following poll.
    Ranking the 25 best facilities in college football
     
  17. apkgator

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    Translation, you don't know and just criticized without facts
     
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  18. ridgetop

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    Seems to be a popular past time around here
     
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  19. apkgator

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    Amen. I just don't get assuming the negative until being proven wrong
     
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  20. justinwitt07

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    Probably was built due to a 180k donation
     
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