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Who seriously believes these are real?
Go Blue and Go Titans!
The Bucknuts. Appearently Urban gives out uncommittable offers.
I don't even understand how that works. What exactly is the point of a noncommitable offer?
Sorta, it more you have an offer at some points, but don't at other times. It all depends on the situation. Coaches revoke and resend offers all the time.
Exactly, it's a slap in the face of the recruit.
Well, you either have an offer, or you don't.
There are no in betweens.
Yeah, but if you have a written offer, the coaches aren't going to show up and take the paper from you.
Exactly. A lot of recruits take it as a real offer if a coach says "If you visit or you do this or that then we will offer." This means you do not have an offer yet, plain and simple. I really don't like the term non-commitable offer, that just means you don't have one. Why would a coach say you have an offer but no you can't commit? Doesn't make sense to me.
There is a such thing in a sense. For PSU, you can have an offer, but if your spot is filled, it's filled. I guess technically you were still offered, but you can't commit because the class is out of room (in total or at that position).
This is plain and simple. Well said Clint!
Agree with everyone in this thread (all those that I can read) - you either have an offer or you don't.
Unfortunately, kids fall for it. I think part of the reason is that if they don't try to commit, then the recruit themselves never quite finds out if it's "committable" or not.
The reason coaches do it is because it's a hook. Coach A comes along, verbally offers a recruit. From that point on, the staff can say "hey, we offered you early, we believe in you." Even though it's not a real offer, the recruit feels special because he got one and considers the school more strongly from an earlier time.
And to shav's point - I think technically the offer would be rescinded in that case. In that case, it was assumed to have been committable during the time that it was extended. To me, that's completely different scenario.
OSU uses non-committable offers all the time. That's why they have a 100% success rate in recruiting. Sometimes Urbs just cools on recruits. Then, there's always the dreaded Urbs cooled & offer not committable anyway. See, Urbs gets only players he wants, and those he doesn't get, he didn't want anyway. Next years class should have 22 Percy Harvins, and every year he doesn't win a NC is another year he didn't have his system in place.
Is it redundant to add this /s?
What about Burbridge last year? He was offered, yet supposedly told he couldn't commit because of his grades. How would you classify that?
That's a good question, but I think it falls under the revoked scholarship section.
If a kid can't commit then he doesn't have an offer.
So then Pocic and McGovern don't have offers right?
Or wait, they took the offers back, then sent them out again.
Nope they didn't have offers once the 5 OL committed. Things change in recruiting. Michigan now has an available scholarship to offer.
I'm telling you, that's not how it works.
They don't offer kids, rescind offers, re-offer, rescind... that's not how they do it.
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