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is there a reason why Ohio State is more desireable than Oklahoma?
How do we get out recruited so bad by them?
cant some agree that our coaches obviously are not selling our program as good as others?
This to me, is ridiculous!
but hey, for most 20 is just GREAT!!!!!
lol, what a joke
espn just said.. notable outside the top 10... are texas, usc and Oklahoma... gee thx for the pub espn... way to go OU coaches!!
I think it may be that tOSU has more supportive fans......
Shut the hell up already. Your antics are old and save your mellow dramatic apology that's sure to come because at this point we see right through it. I hope you're truly not a fan or alum of the school I love so much because if you are then today, I'm embarrassed to be a Sooner. Today isn't about bitching its about recognizing those that signed the next 4 years of their lives to OU and Sooner nation.
This post was edited by SoonerSeif 17 months ago
why is ohio state out recruiting Oklahoma? thats a real question...
im happy for Oklahoma... they got some great recruits... and some great fillers.. some great last minute excellent players and some kids who are projects...
The question isnt if im
ou fan according to your opinion.. its why is OU out recruited so bad by ohio state, what does ohio state have that we dont have?
Several million people.
Ohio has a tradition of producing great high school football players; there is a large population base to draw from within 200 miles of Columbus tOSU is located between Pennsylvania (another high school football hotbed) and Michigan. They have landed a top five top 5 recruiting almost every year. They have a big locational advantage over OU for their recruiting base. It has nothing to do with our coaching staff.
I would also agree that tosu is in the center of a huge population of recruits. Now how in the hell they pulled three of the best players from the state of texas I don't know.
OU is an elite football program, sits along side all of the greats. 47 game winning streak,7 national titles (14 if we're Bama), 5 Heisman winners,one of the best winning percentages in the country. Yet our fans make comments everyday about other schools. If its not Bama, its Ohio State, if its not Ohio State its USC. Ohio is one of the top 3-4 high school pipelines in the country. California is a.other. Alabama sits in the middle of high school football factories on every boarder. Certain teams have certain advantages, OU has always been in a slight disadvantage because of proximity and population but we still win. I'm tired of hearing our fans talk like Pokes. Who gives a damn what Ohio State or Bama does. Worry about your team and those kids that chose to be Sooners. Not some kids halfway across the country that have no impact on OU football.
Had you limited your remark to the above I would agree, you are a joke at times. But then we all can be at times, it's our right.
Barry Switzer only had one top ten recruiting class and got very few Nationally Ranked players in all the years he was the Coach at OU --- but he recruited players that could excel in his system (The Wishbone)
Please explain how Ohio State “out recruited” OU? How many players did they go head-to-head for?
Since you seem so sincere I'll do the work for you. Ohio has four times as many D1 football players each year than Oklahoma. Four is more than one. So, if you have four times as many potential players each year in your home state when you look to sign 25 on average that makes it easier to find the players because there are more to choose from. Any other questions?
.........perhaps a chance to play for a nat'l title with meyer long before ou will
who cares what alabama does
2 titles in a row
3 of the last 4
ohio state.. undefeated this year...
Oklahoma 10-3..... barely beat osu, west virginia, got the crap kicked out of them by texas a & m... yea who cares huh?
it starts with recruiting.. PERIOD
uhhhh hmmmmm lets see Ohio state #.3
Go visit Columbus and compare it to Norman. OU does VERY well considering that we are offering a relatively boring place to live for four years.
They have a much more fertile recruiting ground. Oklahoma does not produce near the # of div 1 top tier talent.
you guys just keep coming up with excuses.... how about just saying our coaches are not recruiting to their ability or maybe they are...
its really not the fact that OHio state is in the top 3 but rather OU barely made or just made the top 20.... the difference should not be that much.......
I don't believe this is accurate. Barry had the #1 class one year, and was close to it a few others. Barry is considered one of the greatest recruiters of all time and hated in texas, to this day, for beating ut on top recruits regularly.
Another beautifully negative post by a fan that really, really hates OU.
You are so old and tired.
how does my lack of jumping up and down praising bob stoops for bringing in the 20 th rated recruiting class EXACTLY equate to I hate OU?
please oh chelum the great and mighty OU fan... please enlighten me how I think OU should do better than 20th mean i hate OU
old and tired
Old, not really im 42
Tired? nahh i got to sleep at a holiday inn express once though? :-)
Yes, why all of the excuses? Seriously. We are right next to the state of texas, within driving distance to kc and st. louis. Why constantly say, well, OU doesn't have that advantage? I know, I used to do the same thing. Defended Stoops no matter what. But we can't do that. The PROGRAM is bigger than ANY coach. OU should land a top 10 recruiting class every single year, and a top 5 every 3 or 4 years. Folks, this is OU. OUr coach makes over 5 MILLION DOLLARS to make this a championship caliber program. A REAL championship caliber program. And yes, ALABAMA is who they need to catch up to, considering OUr coach makes that kind of salary. Bob has been a fantastic coach for OU for years, but it has slipped. Period. Yes. Pushed around by kstate and nd. Dominated, absolutely embarrassed by atm. This class further shows that. Nothing against the kids signed, I'm glad they are Sooners. But, even today, they couldn't land plan Y and Z at offensive line, finishing by bringing in ONE high school offensive linemen when they wanted 3 or 4. Bob has got to FORCE himself to hire a REAL offensive line coach, not some buddy who's NEVER DONE IT. You don't do that to OKLAHOMA. I don't care who you are. And make sure that coach is an elite recruiter, to get their position back in texas and start bringing in some of those great players that are out there for the taking if you've got the right guys recruiting them.
This is fking OU. DON'T SETTLE. Demand the BEST.
With all of that said, I love the way Mike closed at DB.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by SoonerBlub 17 months ago
Sometimes "excuses" are reflective of reality. And fans aren't held to the same standard of "no excuses" as Stoops is. Get out of the house and go see some places. You aren't seeing this issue realistically. There is a reason Ohio State has advantages over Oklahoma.
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