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Everything posted by Dane96

  1. Arguably a MUCH worse 1-6. I've watched them; we've shown flashes of life. CMU is putrid. Truly putrid.
  2. To me, the most surprising aspect is defense. They play really hard, and do a decent job. I expected defense to be much slower than the offense. It's a shame Healy left; having both Cerrutti and Healy would open up a lot of the floor for the rest of the team. I really get that Cam was attached to Coach Brown, but he left for a program that isn't better off than Albany.
  3. Couldn't agree more on what you wrote, and yes Aloha Stadium was condemned by the Stadium Authority. Though I do think Kauai is for a specific type of person. Personally, I love it...it's just so different and pre-historic. I go every chance I can get. I still have not made it over to Lanai.
  4. Agreed, Wasn't he in concussion protocol is Frosh year, or is my memory off on that one?
  5. It was a dump. I played a game on it (ultimate frisbee). Totally retrofitted and stands added, all for this season. They basically gutted it for this season. That said, anyone wanting to go to Hawaii, please let me know. I can help you plan a trip; very close with locals and have done many trips. You most certainly should consider going at least a week, 10 days if you can manage it...and definitely see at least two islands. I recommend Oahu / Maui or for the truly adventurous, Oahu / Kauai. I've guided many people on wonderful trips there.
  6. Eli, this is their MAIN STADIUM...not practice field. It will be this way for quite a while. They are adding 6,000 seats to this at the end of the year to meet the 15,000 seat requirement. It's currently, 8,000 seats. It's a dump.
  7. Hawaii, as a state, has hit major revenue issues due to their Rapid Transit project. My company bid on it--got a nice free trip out of a review of the winning documents. Most Hawaiians would like the emotional aspect of having an on-campus stadium. That said, and as someone who has been on that campus, there isn't much space to build one. Personally, I think you will have an erector-set permanent stadium at the TC Ching Complex...and that will be that.
  8. My early season issues with this group: can’t hit free throws cant rebound Do not have a legitimate ball distributor. This leads to one on one basketball. all fixable.
  9. Listening to this thing and we just can’t get buckets to drop. Horton has 3 assists, I still think we need to get Amica going. Honestly, I’m worried about Amica…this is too long to be out. would be a shame. what boggles my mind are free throws. I swear, kids can’t hit them anymore. I took about 100 a day from about the age of 10 until I was 30 (playing in men’s leagues and on a law school team that travelled to play other schools). I just don’t understand how kids are this bad. Free throws are just straight repetitive basketball moves.
  10. You guys are bitching about missed shots. (I kid). We are five points down. This team looks like its finally playing some sets. Impressive.
  11. Agreed. Here is the thing, I am not even sure what Coaches need to go other than TWO, one of which most certainly won't go. IMHO, our Offensive Line but for a season or two, has been a train wreck. This year, especially, our Special Teams have been pretty bad. Those are two easy scapegoats. Offensively, I am 100% positive Joe Davis will get the blame but I personally don't think it is warranted as the offensive system really hasn't changed since the start of the Gattuso era. Joe Davis' offenses have been stellar at every stop he has been an OC. Unless we have around $600k lying around, no change is going to be made. This presents two very serious problems: 1) Can our staff change their stripes, and that starts from the top. I love the evaluation, will the findings be put in place and will the AD demand some of his own; and 2) It puts the staff in a lame duck recruiting position; frankly, we will lose out on good freshman if there is no extension in place...and the rebuild will have to occur with transfers.
  12. 2nd half was better. 'Dre Perry...he keeps the ball too long and makes the wrong basketball play 75% of the time. The day Amica is healthy, he needs to play point...Horton is not a PG. Hutch is still a glue guy that you need on this team. Not sure there are actual X's and O's right now
  13. I am also confused. But if you are looking for names, Dickens, here is an off the top of the head set that by no means is fully inclusive and pure spitballing, and in no order. The unlikely to happen list: Tem Lukabu- DC Boston College Frank Cignetti JR- OC Boston College Sean Duggan- LB Coach Boston College Randy Bates- DC Pitt Gerard Parker- OC WVU Anthony Poindexter- CO-OC Penn State Brent Pry- DC Penn State Take a look at list: Kent Austin- OC Liberty Bob Chesney- HC Holy Cross Jeff Gallo- OC Monmouth Chris Boden- OC Villanova William Fiacchi- WR/Recruiting Albany Manny Rojas- DC Delaware Mike Shanahan- OC JMU Corey Hetherman- DC JMU Patrick Murphy- OC JMU Again, just spitballing without even having had breakfast yet.
  14. 70 percent this year. I believe the previous number was closer to 1000 season ticket holders. Maybe just shy. There should be at least 1500 in this community. Arguably more. It’s always been woeful marketing even in the infancy years.
  15. Laughable that no one is commenting and watching. I’m the true sucker today. Like a bad relationship, I’m sucked in. I need therapy. took us 4 plays to score from the 1.
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