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by dogie
Yesterday, 6:28 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: What does the college FB landscape look like going forward?
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: What does the college FB landscape look like going forward?

ViAggie wrote:
Yesterday, 12:55 pm
Will the ... WAC still exist?
In relation to college football, no.
by dogie
August 11th, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Athletic Directors Should Resign
Replies: 44
Views: 2002

Re: Athletic Directors Should Resign

slcagg wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 6:22 am
Chatman wrote:
August 11th, 2020, 6:21 am
If the P5 conferences end up playing this will be an epic failure for the MWC.
Canceled way to early in my opinion.
They had to cancel early enough to give the best players and coaches in the conference plenty of time to transfer to schools that will be playing this fall.
by dogie
August 8th, 2020, 1:05 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: Any Calgary Flames fans?
Replies: 0
Views: 103

Any Calgary Flames fans?

Presented without comment:

by dogie
August 3rd, 2020, 7:29 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Justin Bean Off Season Work
Replies: 24
Views: 2188

Re: Justin Bean Off Season Work

He can hit three pointers equally well from the “library” and “kitchen” sides of the gym!
by dogie
August 3rd, 2020, 12:03 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: PAC 12 Players threaten to sit out Season
Replies: 35
Views: 2254

Re: PAC 12 Players threaten to sit out Season

looks like the protesting players from washington state were shown the door. https://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2020/08/02/washington-state-football-releasing-players-support-pac-12-movement/ I think this article might have jumped to conclusions on incomplete information. It looks like no on...
by dogie
July 28th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Cancelled Games
Replies: 71
Views: 4995

Re: Cancelled Games

Yet USU never takes advantage of the 13th game every four years when they play Hawaii on the road. That could also open up some interesting scheduling opportunities.
by dogie
July 14th, 2020, 5:39 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: New player trending to the good guys
Replies: 16
Views: 2127

Re: New player trending to the good guys

He would instantly be among the top three or four on the Aggie squad and top 25 in the conference on the all-name team.
by dogie
June 26th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: "Fell into"
Replies: 22
Views: 1937

Re: "Fell into"

I see this term passed around quite a bit as in Queta fell into USU's lap. Or Sam Merrill fell into USU's lap as a legacy family member. I take exception to that term due to the fact that the coaches actually contacted the player and they ended up at USU. The classic example of "falling into a lap"...
by dogie
June 24th, 2020, 12:00 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New Spectrum Court?
Replies: 27
Views: 2454

Re: New Spectrum Court?

I saw Aggies Unlimited is auction doing some type of Golf Tournament thing and one of the prizes is a piece of the Spectrum court signed by some of the players. I'm guessing this means we're getting a new court for next season any ideas on what it will look like if they were to change it up a bit. ...
by dogie
June 23rd, 2020, 11:53 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New Spectrum Court?
Replies: 27
Views: 2454

Re: New Spectrum Court?

I saw Aggies Unlimited is auction doing some type of Golf Tournament thing and one of the prizes is a piece of the Spectrum court signed by some of the players. I'm guessing this means we're getting a new court for next season any ideas on what it will look like if they were to change it up a bit. ...
by dogie
June 21st, 2020, 9:27 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New commit from Russia
Replies: 89
Views: 6516

Re: New commit from Russia

I am more confused than all of you. So, we had one scholarship left that was said would go unused, and now we offer a kid a scholarship, and the numbers don't add up? What am I missing? I was confused too but I think the problem is the NCAA only allows 15 players on the roster. This signing means 1...
by dogie
June 21st, 2020, 9:15 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New commit from Russia
Replies: 89
Views: 6516

Re: New commit from Russia

I am more confused than all of you. So, we had one scholarship left that was said would go unused, and now we offer a kid a scholarship, and the numbers don't add up? What am I missing? With this signing, most of the Aggies’ scholarship players are foreign, from Canada, Australia, Poland (2), Ukrai...
by dogie
June 21st, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New commit from Russia
Replies: 89
Views: 6516

Re: New commit from Russia

I have confirmed that Zahkar has committed. PWO? Nope. Scholarship guy. So, unless someone someone is leaving the team, we only have 1 scholarship to give for next years class, correct? For better or worse, there are always at least two players who leave early. I don’t know if there has been a seas...
by dogie
June 18th, 2020, 11:11 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Sam Vecenie on Sam Merrill: "I think he's gonna get picked"
Replies: 29
Views: 2456

Re: Sam Vecenie on Sam Merrill: "I think he's gonna get picked"

Jjoey52 wrote:
June 18th, 2020, 12:21 pm
He could potentially be a Steve Kerr type of player, someone who can hit the big shot. There is always room for a good shooter who is like a coach on the floor. Unlike Fredette, Sam can play both ends of the floor.
Jimmer can also play both ends of the court. But always offense.
by dogie
June 5th, 2020, 11:01 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: David Pak
Replies: 33
Views: 3933

Re: David Pak

I thought this was about the lead singer for Ambrosia.
by dogie
June 2nd, 2020, 12:10 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Came across a gem today
Replies: 25
Views: 2141

John Ralston

I didn’t realize that John Ralston finished his career as the SJSU coach. As many will know, Ralston is a College Football Hall of Fame coach and started his head coaching career at USU from 1959-1962. Those were the Aggie glory days that still might be unmatched with Merlin Olsen and two conference...
by dogie
May 30th, 2020, 10:29 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

Word on the street is this guy remembers playing vs Steven ashworth in hs and wants to play with him and also liked shaking coach smiths hand after our game this year. 😁 https://mobile.twitter.com/GoodmanHoops/status/1266759294839599106 He and McChesney are both part of the Canadian national team. ...
by dogie
May 20th, 2020, 7:23 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)
Replies: 49
Views: 5714

Re: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)

SectionBAggie wrote:
May 20th, 2020, 3:40 pm
I am pretty sure that Niang didn’t have a star rating- and sure that no one had him as a 4*.
That’s my point exactly! ;)
by dogie
May 20th, 2020, 3:30 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)
Replies: 49
Views: 5714

Re: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)

This is the most excited I have been about a big man signing in the last 11 years since Modou Niang. Let me clarify that I say this in the way that the sports information director might say it. This is also the most excited I have been about a big man signing since last week. But I remember being p...
by dogie
May 20th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)
Replies: 49
Views: 5714

Re: New Commit (Szymon Zapala)

This is the most excited I have been about a big man signing in the last 11 years since Modou Niang.
by dogie
May 18th, 2020, 10:55 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: San Jose State
Replies: 6
Views: 912

Re: San Jose State

SLB wrote:
May 18th, 2020, 10:51 pm
That’s just business as usual at SJSU. It’s nice to see that the expect things to be back to normal by September, even in California.
by dogie
May 18th, 2020, 9:29 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: 20 game schedule.
Replies: 69
Views: 2500

Re: 20 game schedule.

I saw this trend coming. Big money conference were trying to avoid good mid-majors. Look at LSU, people were looking down at them because they lost to East Tennessee State and us. Florida lost to us, and the same thing happen. College Basketball wants to be like College Football. According to the r...
by dogie
May 17th, 2020, 3:30 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

https://twitter.com/getoffmyjive/status/1261631421237452800 more info about this would be nice Nate Wickizer's kid. He played his high school ball at Kearns and he just came home from his mission. They've been talking about it for a couple of weeks and just finalized bringing him in as a walk-on. K...
by dogie
May 16th, 2020, 11:04 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Is Nate Wickizer's son walking on this year
Replies: 12
Views: 1714

Re: Is Nate Wickizer's son walking on this year

You can get more information on posts #1,034-1,036 on the recruiting thread. It’s just after the discussion of Polish prospects but before the big news coming out of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
by dogie
May 16th, 2020, 10:24 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

Szymon Zapala Learn this name...Know this name.. Well done spuds. You’d make a great aggie. https://www.google.com/amp/s/247sports.com/college/basketball/recruiting/Article/Szymon-Zapala-Maryland-Wake-Forest-Stanford-Georgia-Tech-WKU-147027688/Amp/ https://247sports.com/college/basketball/recruitin...
by dogie
May 16th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

It’s traditionally been difficult to recruit against Stanford. Just an observation.

But maybe any school in California is at a disadvantage when going up against schools in states that are likely to have an ordinary sports season next year.
by dogie
May 15th, 2020, 7:00 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: MWC question will this impact SDSU and SJSU and Fresno State
Replies: 38
Views: 1806

Re: MWC question will this impact SDSU and SJSU and Fresno State

How much more money do you guys that are pro-byu think they will bring to the conference? And once it's sliced 12 to 14 ways, what's our cut? Is a couple of hundred grand a year worth adding a school that has intentionally hindered our growth for 50+ years? I understand your point, but the premise ...
by dogie
May 14th, 2020, 12:15 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

https://mobile.twitter.com/tannertoolson5/status/1260646830670405632 And yes we all know from previous comments on this board that his last name is toolson and his first name would fit in well in Provo. I personally hope he becomes an aggie. His final four were Boise, usu, BYU and Utah. Not sure if...
by dogie
May 13th, 2020, 7:08 pm
Forum: Big Blue's House (General Sports Talk)
Topic: PAC 12 announcement
Replies: 7
Views: 798

Re: PAC 12 announcement

My eyes!
by dogie
May 12th, 2020, 10:01 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Recruiting
Replies: 1306
Views: 103139

Re: Recruiting

SLB wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 7:51 pm
USU needs to make a concerted effort to attract a lot of out-of-state transfer students from those 23 campuses in California.
by dogie
May 10th, 2020, 2:33 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Playing the Utes this year?
Replies: 8
Views: 1027

Re: Playing the Utes this year?

If the California schools cancel their football seasons by mid-summer, it would be my position that players on those teams should be able to transfer immediately without having to sit out a year, especially seniors. And schools willing to take them in transfer should be allowed up to an extra 5 sch...
by dogie
May 9th, 2020, 8:34 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Playing the Utes this year?
Replies: 8
Views: 1027

Re: Playing the Utes this year?

If the California schools cancel their football seasons by mid-summer, it would be my position that players on those teams should be able to transfer immediately without having to sit out a year, especially seniors.
by dogie
May 2nd, 2020, 11:25 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Stadium Journey Rankings
Replies: 13
Views: 1268

Re: Stadium Journey Rankings

Somehow this site actually claims to have a patent on their ranking methodology. Knowing something about patents myself, I would say there is no way that their methodology is patented. They probably don’t even know what that means.
by dogie
April 28th, 2020, 9:36 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Non-conference opponents in the 2020s so far
Replies: 15
Views: 1062

Re: Non-conference opponents in the 2020s so far

Just as a technical point, BYU, UConn and NMSU are neither P5 nor G5, but are FBS independents, and it is generally an inferior classification because they don’t get the benefits from inclusion in either of those groups. BYU and UConn joined those ranks voluntarily and NMSU is there because they re...
by dogie
April 28th, 2020, 5:10 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Non-conference opponents in the 2020s so far
Replies: 15
Views: 1062

Re: Non-conference opponents in the 2020s so far

Just as a technical point, BYU, UConn and NMSU are neither P5 nor G5, but are FBS independents, and it is generally an inferior classification because they don’t get the benefits from inclusion in either of those groups. BYU and UConn joined those ranks voluntarily and NMSU is there because they rea...