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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby MDJenkins » Thu Dec 02, 2021 3:26 pm

It’s a business. Unfortunately TCU and their AD kicked outsmarted Hart and kicked our butts. Quit crying about how unfair everything is and direct the real blame with Hart. He couldn’t get it done and the team and fans must suffer the consequences.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby MDJenkins » Thu Dec 02, 2021 3:27 pm

It’s a business. Unfortunately TCU and their AD kicked outsmarted Hart and kicked our butts. Quit crying about how unfair everything is and direct the real blame with Hart. He couldn’t get it done and the team and fans must suffer the consequences.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby PlanoStang » Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:15 pm

We lost a 71–63 overall HC. Improved us a little bit over JJ.

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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby Diamond Girl » Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:18 pm

Under JJ, we won bowl games.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby Dukie » Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:03 pm

Diamond Girl wrote:Under JJ, we won bowl games.

Be fair now. Junebug never had to face the vaunted FAU Owls. Lol.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby EastStang » Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:49 am

TCU let their legendary coach walk mid-season. Why? I don't know. SD now has to fill those shoes in a tougher conference. Instead of having 4-5 tough games per year, he'll have 9. He's going to have to recruit beyond what he recruited here to compete in the Big XII even the watered down Big XII. He lost to 2 of the 3 new members of the conference this year. He'll be facing ISU, KSU, OSU, Baylor and for a couple of years OU and UT. He's going to have to bring it or he won't last long. How many Coaches has UT had since Darrell Royal retired. He's got big boy pants, and made a decision that he thought was best for him. At this point, he has to sink or swim in purple.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby CA Mustang » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:34 pm

Dykes' reputation is well-known.
"Taylor just finished the third year of a seven-year contract. He doesn’t chase jobs. He isn’t to be confused with Sonny Dykes, who seemingly looked at other gigs shortly after the ink dried on previous contracts. Taylor will ride this out."
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby PlanoStang » Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:32 am

So, it looks like if Sonny Dykes was a lawyer, he'd be an ambulance chaser. :shock:
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby indianmustang » Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:55 am

For Now Frogs seems to be winning with samples
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby Charleston Pony » Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:18 pm

indianmustang wrote:For Now Frogs seems to be winning with samples


Getting Samples to come along was the key for Sonny. I think we will find Lashlee to be the better coach in the long run, but the college game is all about recruiting so we'll have to wait and see how our new coaching staff will compete on the trail
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby indianmustang » Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:47 pm

Charleston Pony wrote:
indianmustang wrote:For Now Frogs seems to be winning with samples


Getting Samples to come along was the key for Sonny. I think we will find Lashlee to be the better coach in the long run, but the college game is all about recruiting so we'll have to wait and see how our new coaching staff will compete on the trail

maybe he waiting for miami new coach and can make manny diaz oc
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby Charleston Pony » Mon Dec 06, 2021 1:28 pm

indianmustang wrote:
Charleston Pony wrote:
indianmustang wrote:For Now Frogs seems to be winning with samples


Getting Samples to come along was the key for Sonny. I think we will find Lashlee to be the better coach in the long run, but the college game is all about recruiting so we'll have to wait and see how our new coaching staff will compete on the trail

maybe he waiting for miami new coach and can make manny diaz oc


Except that Diaz has been a defensive coach his entire career with most of that time spent as a DC
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby birddogger » Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:14 pm

Sonny’s success here is, frankly, overblown. While I will always appreciate each win, there were very few to savor during the last few seasons. We beat the teams we were supposed to, but did not compete well with teams of equal or greater stature. Sure, we had TCU’s number, by and large, but we just didn’t play well against the top AAC teams.

This year is a perfect example. Other than UCF, we didn’t beat a team with a winning record. Four of our eight wins were against Bottom 25 programs–Navy, Tulane, USF and La. Tech (barely). The other 2 wins were against mediocre 6-6 UNT and 5-6 FBS Abilene Christian. We didn’t play well on the road again this year and the predictable November swoon was, well, predictable. Call it scheduling or whatever, but that’s not a reason, it’s an excuse. We never improved during the course of any season he coached.

I understand why TCU hired Dykes. He was successful against them. But those wins weren’t only because of him. Our team truly dislikes TCU and is motivated to beat them. Sonny will deliver about the same results at TCU as he did here: winning games at home against lesser opponents, struggling on the road, and fading as the season progresses. He won’t win conference championships for them.

I like our future more than TCU’s. Sure, we’re still in the AAC, but our young, motivated head coach and his staff will bring an intensity to practice and performance that Sonny couldn’t deliver. Moreover, TCU and we’ve been in difference conferences/divisions for years, and at present TCU has not separated itself from us.

TCU can continue to play an also-ran in a mediocre Big XII. Meanwhile, we have an excellent opportunity to continue our trend upward, make ourselves as an attractive addition to a P5 program, or at least have a better shot at winning AAC championships and building a more robust fan base.
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby indianmustang » Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:39 pm

birddogger wrote:Sonny’s success here is, frankly, overblown. While I will always appreciate each win, there were very few to savor during the last few seasons. We beat the teams we were supposed to, but did not compete well with teams of equal or greater stature. Sure, we had TCU’s number, by and large, but we just didn’t play well against the top AAC teams.

This year is a perfect example. Other than UCF, we didn’t beat a team with a winning record. Four of our eight wins were against Bottom 25 programs–Navy, Tulane, USF and La. Tech (barely). The other 2 wins were against mediocre 6-6 UNT and 5-6 FBS Abilene Christian. We didn’t play well on the road again this year and the predictable November swoon was, well, predictable. Call it scheduling or whatever, but that’s not a reason, it’s an excuse. We never improved during the course of any season he coached.

I understand why TCU hired Dykes. He was successful against them. But those wins weren’t only because of him. Our team truly dislikes TCU and is motivated to beat them. Sonny will deliver about the same results at TCU as he did here: winning games at home against lesser opponents, struggling on the road, and fading as the season progresses. He won’t win conference championships for them.

I like our future more than TCU’s. Sure, we’re still in the AAC, but our young, motivated head coach and his staff will bring an intensity to practice and performance that Sonny couldn’t deliver. Moreover, TCU and we’ve been in difference conferences/divisions for years, and at present TCU has not separated itself from us.

TCU can continue to play an also-ran in a mediocre Big XII. Meanwhile, we have an excellent opportunity to continue our trend upward, make ourselves as an attractive addition to a P5 program, or at least have a better shot at winning AAC championships and building a more robust fan base.

Even though we didnt win any championships or meaningful games
we got some buzz and he had us in rankings last 3 years and see
https://www.collegepollarchive.com/foot ... a6Q0dDMKUk
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Re: What the frogs bought.

Postby birddogger » Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:42 pm

I would suggest to you that any FBS 7-0 team will garner votes. Again, I'm not completely blowing off what Sonny did, but we underachieved, plain and simple.
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