Randy Edsall: CR Prophet?

Discussion in 'Conference Realignment Board' started by Dream Jobbed 2.0, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. Dream Jobbed 2.0

    Dream Jobbed 2.0 Formerly DiacosArmy

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    When he left the first time many of us scratched our heads. UConn was a high rising program and Maryland was just kind of meh with similar if not identical records over the few years leading up to the switch. Both schools were in BCS conferences. His dream job? It was a lateral move at best. Hating his boss aside, it didn't make a lot of sense to us. Then next thing you know Maryland jumps from the ACC to the B1G and UConn is relegated to the American. Did he know what has coming? What does it mean now that he's back? Conspiracy kitty?
     
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  2. RegisteredUconn

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    It means we're headed to the B1G. Any fool can see that.
     
  3. jostar1

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    You've been reading too many HFD tweets.
     
  4. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

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    Conspiracy Kitty says:
    Can you really read too many HFD tweets? I think not.

    In any event the return of HCRE means exactly what you think it means. Randy is alpha and omega of our G5 woes. He left and we driven to the depths of energy vampires and faux rivalries. He's back and we will now begin our assent to P5.
     
  5. hardcorehusky

    hardcorehusky Randy's back and you're gonna be sorry!!

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    Here is where Randy will make the first difference re CR: fans in the seats. How many people are ready to come back just because Diaco is gone AND Randy is back? I bet attendance b4 THE MOVE would have been under 15K average. Now I think it will be about 28-30K average. P5 wants over 35K but this is a good start.
     
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  6. LoyalFanCT

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    For those of us who want to see UConn in the Big 10 or the ACC (more likely), Edsall's return should be considered a step in the right direction. Let's face it, until UConn is getting ranked in top 25 it may be a stretch to get into Power 5 conference. But Edsall can get us there. Diaco was sending us to bottom 25.
     
  7. FDNY99

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    A*ses in the seats will also be a HUGE difference!
     
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  9. BUConn10

    BUConn10 Artist formerly known as BUHusky10

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    Wow, impressive stuff, basically all UConn and not a single mention of Rutgers.
     
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  10. Butch

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    We'd also be the only option I know of for a 6th women's hockey team to set up women's hockey the conference. ND du Lac will be #5.
     
  11. Ldandy

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    Uconn would also give the men's side an even 8 teams to go along with the recent addition of ND at 7. So many reasons The Huskies make sense in The B1G. I really hope that they can figure out a way around the biggest stumbling block, revenue dilution, to make a membership a reality. Uconn still brings a lot to the table for B1G IMO.

    Good academics
    Additional eastern media exposure
    Great Basketball Tradition M/W
    M/W Hockey
    Improving Football
    Improving facilities
    Strong Olympic Sport tradition
    Good fan/alumni support

    I could see plenty of rivalries renewed and begun anew if the Huskies joined. Just in the East you would have Rutgers in Football and M/W Soccer. UMD in football, M/W basketball, and Olympics. Penn State in M/W hockey and Olympics. OSU in M/W Basketball and Olympics. UM in basketball and Olympics. IU in football, basketball, and Olympics. I really see you guys adding a lot. Especially if your W. BBall Team continues winning titles, as this conference loves to celebrate championships in every single sport.
     
  12. BUConn10

    BUConn10 Artist formerly known as BUHusky10

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    We at ESPN have considered your proposition and have instead decided to clench desperately to the CFB TV contracts and maintaining the current monopoly of the status quo. Thanks for your interest in this matter.
     
  13. CL82

    CL82 It's going to be ok - calm down and enjoy the ride

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    They must have focus grouped it.;)