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Transfer Portal Thread (Other Schools)

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by INGATORSWETRUST, Mar 14, 2020.

  1. xenythx

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    It’s pretty obvious that FSU has prioritized their NIL money towards transfers instead of incoming recruits.

    Seems like a good temporary solution but let’s see what happens in a couple of years when their depth chart is filled with scrubs and they miss out on some needed transfers.
     
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  2. gator_n_sc

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    We've tried that. You live by the transfer and die by the transfer. The portal should be used for plug and play athletes, rarely long term fixes. A team with a good HS recruiting machine and a good developmental program will generally always be better long term
     
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  3. coleg

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    The transfer portal hasn't been around even 5 years so far. Might be too soon to measure long term with accuracy. Colorado has 48 transfers, probably a wild extreme, and UGa has 3, probably also an extreme from stacking insane talent from HS. It will be interesting to see if shuffling 8 out and bringing in 8 transfers becomes the norm.
     
  4. bobbybaker86

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    The portal is sustainable because it's the new norm now.
     
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  5. username

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    Sustainable if you repeat this success every single year and never miss out. Which nobody does
     
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  6. bobbybaker86

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    I mean that's true but if you are able to do good in HS recruiting, which FSU has been doing (so far at least) this cycle, then misses in the portal don't hurt. Time will tell I suppose. Go LSU!! lol
     
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  7. username

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    Lmao I think Norvell is using the TP for instant results and hoping that translates into better recruiting results. I don’t think anybody can lean on the portal as hard as Norvell has consistently.
    And damn I can’t wait for those tigers to kick their ass
     
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  8. Crusher

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    No different that HS recruiting. If you miss on a couple of those recruiting cycles your chances of success on the field is also diminished. A blend of both are important now and will remain so unless the Portal is reined in at some point in the future.
     
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  9. username

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    Much different than HS recruiting
     
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  10. gator_n_sc

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    Except with the portal you're hoping the player is developed already to your liking because you usually only have 1 or 2 seasons to play a transfer whereas with high school recruits you may get what you're looking for after a couple of seasons of being developed by the same staff and system. OL in particular is one where great players often emerge as upper classmen (Jr &Sr's) and it's much harder to find a plethora of quality offensive linemen In the portal. There are some good ones but the quantity of them doesn't support the need across multiple conferences searching the portal.

    The problem becomes compounded even more if that portal player came from a different system and spends 1 of the maybe 2 eligible seasons just learning the playbook and system in order to become effective.
     
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  11. gatormonk

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  12. okcgator

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    Seems like Lane is having a rough time with WRs lately.
     
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  13. bullish

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    FSU won’t be able to sneak up on the Bayou Bengals this time. Blood letting time!
     
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  14. Wanne15

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    Dion players on probably negotiable
     
  15. Wanne15

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    It’ll be on the table this time, no surprises. I don’t think lsu was a world beater last year though.
     
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  16. gatormonk

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  17. SuperMOM

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    We should have tried for him. He was a really good QB coming out of high school.
     
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  18. spike718

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    couldn’t make it at Tenn (“starter” is generous - he started 1-2 games) not UNLV.
     
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    He started 3 games for Tennessee at the end of 2020 and none in either 2021 (UT) nor 2022 (UNLV).
     
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