Class of 2016 LB Tim Walton (MI) SIGNED LOI/Entered Transfer Portal

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Another shot shot across the big10 Bow. Dino just knows how to piss off Delaney .....

How many Big10 flips now? I lost count
 

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It just means we should have aimed higher! (Kidding... sort of)

Not really, I think the fact that they stripped the class down, reorganized, focused in and then rebuilt in 6 weeks is impressive. On paper, things looks pretty good but the 9 for 9 is just crazy stuff. Dino must be dying for spring ball to start so he can see what is under the hood so to speak.

I also think he should get to a bowl game this year, I am just glad we have a coach with vision on offense with a proven system, so sick of trying this and trying that, praying that something works because it certainly hasn't.

I am very curious where the ceiling will be for Dino on the recruiting front if he wins say 7-8 games this year
 

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Not really, I think the fact that they stripped the class down, reorganized, focused in and then rebuilt in 6 weeks is impressive. On paper, things looks pretty good but the 9 for 9 is just crazy stuff. Dino must be dying for spring ball to start so he can see what is under the hood so to speak.

I also think he should get to a bowl game this year, I am just glad we have a coach with vision on offense with a proven system, so sick of trying this and trying that, praying that something works because it certainly hasn't.

I am very curious where the ceiling will be for Dino on the recruiting front if he wins say 7-8 games this year
The Dino era is off to an amazing start recruiting. The true test is seeing if all these guys are eligible and make it on campus. I have no idea where they all stand but I know great looking athletes like these guys who are willing to flip so late in the recruiting game often have something wrong with them. Academics are an issue for a lot of them. Really hope these kids are all solid on that front.
 

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The Dino era is off to an amazing start recruiting. The true test is seeing if all these guys are eligible and make it on campus. I have no idea where they all stand but I know great looking athletes like these guys who are willing to flip so late in the recruiting game often have something wrong with them. Academics are an issue for a lot of them. Really hope these kids are all solid on that front.
They all had to fax in there transcripts before coming on a visit. So that should be we get on the kids on campus and why Moran did not have a visit. But it's the NCAA so you never know...
 

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They all had to fax in there transcripts before coming on a visit. So that should be we get on the kids on campus and why Moran did not have a visit. But it's the NCAA so you never know...
I believe Shafer did the same with transcripts and as we saw rolled the dice with the more talented recruits. I'd bet that Moran's grades were a convenient way to bow out of his recruitment once they got a commitment from someone they rated higher.
 

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The flips came from kids that they had relationships with and for the most part from schools that have issues. Great job by this staff.
 

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sutomcat said:
The Dino era is off to an amazing start recruiting. The true test is seeing if all these guys are eligible and make it on campus. I have no idea where they all stand but I know great looking athletes like these guys who are willing to flip so late in the recruiting game often have something wrong with them. Academics are an issue for a lot of them. Really hope these kids are all solid on that front.
I think the Illinois and Maryland kids were coaching issues (Illinois and the retention of Cubit on a 2 year deal, and Maryland having a brand new staff).

Some of the other kids were obvious G5 offer vs P5 offer scenarios.

You may be right, as we don't really know until it's time to enroll.
 

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Cass Tech in Detroit is a big time program. I like it.
Detroit really should be a major city we recruit from. Never understood why we didn't place much emphasis there in the past. Depending upon where the family/kid comes from, it's only a 7 hour drive assuming you get through the Canadian borders quickly. A family doesn't need to spend a lot of money to see there kid play vs flying here. In a past job, I had to travel there from time to time and I've gotten there as quick as 6.5 hours.

MI as well as OH, PA, NJ & NE should be our focus for NE recruiting. I can see IL but too far to drive but is a major hub to fly for a direct flight.

Welcome aboard Tim!
 

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Detroit really should be a major city we recruit from. Never understood why we didn't place much emphasis there in the past. Depending upon where the family/kid comes from, it's only a 7 hour drive assuming you get through the Canadian borders quickly. A family doesn't need to spend a lot of money to see there kid play vs flying here. In a past job, I had to travel there from time to time and I've gotten there as quick as 6.5 hours.

MI as well as OH, PA, NJ & NE should be our focus for NE recruiting. I can see IL but too far to drive but is a major hub to fly for a direct flight.

Welcome aboard Tim!
Yep. Bowling Green is 20 min S of Toledo and Toledo is an hour from downtown Detroit. I would think Babers has Detroit connections. Toledo also has very good players.
 

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Detroit really should be a major city we recruit from. Never understood why we didn't place much emphasis there in the past. Depending upon where the family/kid comes from, it's only a 7 hour drive assuming you get through the Canadian borders quickly. A family doesn't need to spend a lot of money to see there kid play vs flying here. In a past job, I had to travel there from time to time and I've gotten there as quick as 6.5 hours.

MI as well as OH, PA, NJ & NE should be our focus for NE recruiting. I can see IL but too far to drive but is a major hub to fly for a direct flight.

Welcome aboard Tim!
The last staff did offer kids from Cass Tech...just never got any to commit.
 
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Detroit really should be a major city we recruit from. Never understood why we didn't place much emphasis there in the past. Depending upon where the family/kid comes from, it's only a 7 hour drive assuming you get through the Canadian borders quickly. A family doesn't need to spend a lot of money to see there kid play vs flying here. In a past job, I had to travel there from time to time and I've gotten there as quick as 6.5 hours.

MI as well as OH, PA, NJ & NE should be our focus for NE recruiting. I can see IL but too far to drive but is a major hub to fly for a direct flight.

Welcome aboard Tim!
I love that we're beating out the Illini for obvious reasons. The dozens of fans that they have here are difficult to find.
 
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