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2 hours ago, Trojan Dad said:

I followed the conversation thread.  You gave some background on Purdue's OL to drive home the point that they didn't have the credentials of an IU line.  I simply stated they outplayed IU on that given day, and perhaps their OL coach deserved some credit.  That is not blather....that is fact.

This is a forum intended for discussion and I decided to participate.  I'm not sure why everything becomes personal with you, especially if someone doesn't align to the way you think.  (in this case, I wasn't defending or disagreeing...simply stating Purdue OL outplayed IU's OL, regardless of their resume)

Have a drink...relax.  Enjoy the weekend and considering watching America's best rivalry game Saturday

IU had more total offense than Purdue.  Your point, in addition to showing that you didn't really understand the thread, doesn't even hold  up.  Merely a deflection. 

Nothing personal, just facts.  

More psychoanalysis doesn't help.  Trying to ascertain my mental state is making it personal.  I have called you on this several times, yet you continue to do it.  I see it as you raising the white flag of surrender when you try to psychoanalyze. 

 

1 hour ago, Coach Nowlin said:

when the oob meets main forum.   

 

UGH 

That will be my last post on the subject.  Apologies.

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On 12/6/2017 at 11:09 PM, Night Hawk said:

The argument is lost when the name calling begins.

Did not think you were the thin skinned type,  Disappointing

SAD!

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According to 247sports, It looks like Purdue told Stepp that he only has until December 20th to sign with them or they will sign other running backs. Stepp told them that he's probably going to wait until February. 

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I believe he is set to visit Purdue this upcoming weekend

 

Strike that:   Sounds like he cancelled visit 

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IUs offense will be fine. They had no QB last year, a young O-line, lost 3 of their top 4 WRs. Starting TE was hobbled most of the time. Defensively, Allen had them at #26 and special teams were rated #8. Given time they will stabilize that program in all 3 phases. Not taking anything away from the progress that Purdue has made as well. But the so called demise of IU from its current state is rediculous.

 

 

Oh, and their recruiting class is like the best they had in......well actually, ever.

 

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Committed to USC today. He announced via Twitter. Good luck young man!  Great school and great program. Finally came around to being a Trojan!!

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The last p/p running back (that I followed) to leave the midwest to join the bright lights of LA was Ty Isaac of Joliet Catholic Academy (IL).  Isaac, now a 5th year guy at Michigan, never quite lived up to the billing after a productive freshman year and the Trojans' coaching change.  I hope Stepp represents out there.  Congrats to the young man.  

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On ‎12‎/‎13‎/‎2017 at 9:54 PM, fkfootball said:

IUs offense will be fine.

Oh, and their recruiting class is like the best they had in......well actually, ever.

 

No it won't be fine.  IU's offense was good when Kevin Wilson was coaching there.  He's gone and we'll never see them approach what they had.  IU is going nowhere but backward.  Others in similar situations (Purdue, Nebraska and Maryland) all either have better head coaches or recruit better players.  And they'll never approach Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern and Wisconsin anytime soon.  Very soon they'll be much closer to Illinois and Minnesota then they are the legit teams in the conference. 

Congrats to Stepp going to USC.  A former IU assistant (who also left when Wilson was canned) gets a good prospect to tutor.

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So, one prestigious academic private school is willing to take him but another won't? Are Notre Dame's admission requirements for football players THAT high or was ND turned off by his lingering hamstring issues?

On 12/18/2017 at 9:26 AM, Joe Kane said:

The last p/p running back (that I followed) to leave the midwest to join the bright lights of LA was Ty Isaac of Joliet Catholic Academy (IL).  Isaac, now a 5th year guy at Michigan, never quite lived up to the billing after a productive freshman year and the Trojans' coaching change.  I hope Stepp represents out there.  Congrats to the young man.  

I alwasy thought Isaac was better suited to play LB. At Joliet Catholic you could tell he was dominating based on his size.

 

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It was the level of academics that kept him from Notre Dame and yes their standards are quite high.

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23 hours ago, PHJIndy said:

It was the level of academics that kept him from Notre Dame and yes their standards are quite high.

That they are...no doubt.

But not a walk in the park to get in USC either, based on this data

http://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/colleges/USC-admission-requirements

 

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On Mon Dec 18 2017 at 2:33 PM, Dan Jones said:

No it won't be fine.  IU's offense was good when Kevin Wilson was coaching there.  He's gone and we'll never see them approach what they had.  IU is going nowhere but backward.  Others in similar situations (Purdue, Nebraska and Maryland) all either have better head coaches or recruit better players.  And they'll never approach Penn State, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern and Wisconsin anytime soon.  Very soon they'll be much closer to Illinois and Minnesota then they are the legit teams in the conference. 

Congrats to Stepp going to USC.  A former IU assistant (who also left when Wilson was canned) gets a good prospect to tutor.

Oh look. Another Purdue or Notre Dame *Deleted* fan. 

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