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Transfer Portal Thread (Other Schools)

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

  1. Endless Excuses

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    With the amount of money pouring in to buying the best players I dont think it is long before college players make more than the NFL players. Its an insane thought but I really dont see a cap on the bidding war now or in the future.
     
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  2. Matthanuf06

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    Instead of having boosters fund a stadium renovation tell them to fund NIL.

    The thing is…more you win = more $ that flows in. So once that happens their pet projects can get funded.
     
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  3. TrueGator

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    Only if you're caught up. Otherwise, it's still a negative recruiting chip.
     
  4. INGATORSWETRUST

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    I think the tax deductibility of gifts is the dilemma.

    Gville is also a small town. Not major car dealerships helping finance car loans for players.
     
  5. TrueGator

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    31st now on 247 due to QB Millen's commitment. Funny, we seem to have traded a Miller for a Millen.
     
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  6. Crusher

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    The only ones that will be surprised are the ones that were totally surprised to finally learn that the NIL wars among the top football programs was going on way before NIL was a thing.
     
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  7. Crusher

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    I suspect with certain players (perhaps our own ferrari QB recruit) that is already the case.
     
  8. Crusher

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    Its penny ante poker when compared to NIL, though.
     
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  9. TrueGator

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    Agree. So, can we get our money back for the Lazy River?
     
  10. Crusher

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    Maybe we can sell it for some extra NIL money to the Nolies up in Tallywhacky. They seem to have plenty.
     
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  12. apkgator

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    Except it's not that simple. For example, Condron is shouldering a huge % of the UF NIL load.....but he doesn't really want to. He would choose facilty over a check to a high school kid every time. Truth be told, who wouldn't?
    Would you rather give a $100k of your hard earned money to a lasting project and maybe the family name recognized....or just hand that money to Kamari Wilson?
     
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  13. ufmc84

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    That depends on what I want. Do I want my team to win championships or do I want my name on buildings that will be around for 100 years? If it’s one or the other, I’m personally choosing to fund rosters. That’s what Ole Miss is doing now. If my crypto ever goes to the moon, don’t worry we’re in good shape all around though.
     
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  14. paidinfull

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    That’s the thing though. Kamari Wilson isn’t helping anyone win a title. If you gave him money, you might as well have flushed it down the toilet.
     
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  15. MarineG8R

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    Fans need to put up or shut up IMO. It's not all on the boosters anymore.
     
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  16. ufmc84

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    Not arguing with that. Paying players, recruiting them, it’s all a gamble. You make smart bets where you can and win, you take bigger risks sometimes and lose. If I have “f you” money to throw around it’s going to getting players. That would be my choice.
     
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  17. Matthanuf06

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    Which is why boosters should do NIL, get some positive momentum, then the fans will jump in
     
  18. apkgator

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    The problem is, things are wildly out of hand which makes "smart bets" very very difficult. I think the way to go is a college version of moneyball.....and I think that is happening to some degree. But it's tough at times.
     
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  19. paidinfull

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    That’s fine, but that’s not everyone’s choice. Those throwing pennies in the pot need to understand that.
     
  20. ufmc84

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    Everything right now is a big experiment. I have no issues with a moneyball approach. In football, that’s going to take exceptional coaching to work though. Something we cannot say we have right now.