[quote=“NinerAlum18, post:168, topic:30218”][quote=“Niner National, post:167, topic:30218”][quote=“NinerAlum18, post:166, topic:30218”][quote=“JB, post:165, topic:30218”][quote=“Becky Jones, post:162, topic:30218”][quote=“TRLeader, post:149, topic:30218”][quote=“Becky Jones, post:148, topic:30218”]…let’s be realistic here what’s the chances of us really landing a stud in FL.
Look at how Houston built it’s talent. They recruited 90 percent in or around the Houston area. Charlotte is not Houston but if we recruited and grabbed 75 percent of the talent in this area we would be in better shape then we are now.[/quote]
First of all…yes we do have a better chance of getting a stud from Fl over a stud from NC. Why? Because all local studs here want to go UNC, State, ECU, Clemson, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia…before considering us. 2nd of all…Florida is so talent heavy…the 50th stud in Florida is more talented than the 10th stud in NC…but the 10th stud in NC won’t even consider us. Why waste time on that? It will take YEARS to change that local perception. So…in the meantime…if we can get just as talented kids from elsewhere…so be it.[/quote]
Sure whatever you want to believe. I will check back on your stance once we’re 5 and whatever this year. [size=2]Remember the 10th stud as you would say in this area produced studs like Jaire Alexander of Louisville[/size] and Adonis Alexander of Virginia Tech. Getting Henry is a start but is very small in the big picture. Getting a D2 coach from Catawba will note cure the growing problem. A wise man told me where it’s smoke it’s fire. We can recruit VA, GA, FL where ever I’m just saying whenever we got talent going to GA State, Buffalo, Colorado State, ect that’s a area of need that’s right here in the back yard waiting for us to pluck them that’s a problem. If you’re going to lose at least lose with local talent while building relationships with area coaches. At least we will have the in just in case we can steal away a stud every now and again in the future.
Yes Florida is talent heavy but so is our own backyard. Yes Florida has talent and they also have a lot of colleges to get through to find that talent. We not beating Florida, Miami or Florida State out for the top tier talent. Ok let’s look at the 2nd or 3rd tier you not beating USF or UCF out or Florida Atlantic now with Kiffin. Those that do decide to leave is going else where. We at Charlotte are trying to recruit like we have a winning program. Build up in your own backyard with some under recruited GA, FL, VA prospects now we’re talking. Under recruiting your area while not building relationships with HS coaches in your area is not a wise no matter how you spin it. Let’s continue to recruit the 50th stud in FL over local talent and see how that turns out for us.[/quote]
And the 10th local stud in Charlotte will leave us for an ACC school close to signing day just like Jaire did, you’re not helping your point here.[/quote]
Not always the case. I’ve talked with fellow coaches around the city and several at MC said to my face that a lot of their 3 and 4 stars would love to come here. Their families cannot afford to travel far to see them play, they don’t exactly wanna go far away. Yet we fail to recruit them or show any interest. I know of one 4 star MC player who would love to be here, but coaches have yet to offer him…[/quote]OK,then tell the coaches. That’s information they’d love to know.
The players family can also submit information to the coaches to express interest. There is a link on every college athletics site for this.
Recruiting is a two way street. Both recruits and coaches can put in effort. You don’t have to wait on coaches to find you.[/quote]
Trust me coaches know now. Also if you’re a 4 star recruit and you have big programs coming after you, sorry but you arent going to Charlotte, they’re gonna have to come to you. I can understand a 1-2 star and maybe even some 3 stars, but 4-5 stars will not be emailing coaches to get looks.[/quote]I agree we shouldn’t wait on good players to come to us, I was just speaking specifically about the one guy that wants to come here that you know.