bootheelhog

Hog fan since 1965. Retired coach.

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Cuonzo Martin can’t keep good recruits because he can’t get them playing time. At one time jackson was playing and looked like a real prospect. Then he puts him back down at the end of the bench.
This is a highly contagious virus and since it is brand new nobody has built up any antibodies. If anything, we should have acted sooner. You can’t compare a person’s life to a game. Yurachek wanted to be the one to make the announcement to his coaches, athletes, etc. Get over it.
There is no such thing as flip a commitment. If he is not going to Bama he was never committed in the first place. They need to stop calling it commitment if you can change your mind.
Depending too much on one player. Seldom does such an unbalanced team do well in the long term. You saw Jones try to play 1 on 5 at the end of the game and then jack up a forced 30 footer when that situation calls for a drive and force them to foul. He couldn’t drive because the defense was just watching him.
Although it was a good win, I hope all of this is not just another Florida over reaction and the Tigers go to Arkansas and get beat. To be honest, that’s exactly what we can expect.
The fan base at Mizzou is like any other SEC team. If the team is good they will come. If Mizzou goes on the road and wins and continues to play well the fans will show.
He will probably go to Ohio State but if he wants to really feel appreciated he needs to come to Missouri. More than likely, he will not start for a year or two at Ohio State. But they do pay more.
Perhaps more 4 and 5 star recruits should think about going where they will be really appreciated!!
I think Arkansas doing so well reveals two things. 1. Mike Anderson was a terrible bench coach and did not teach fundamental basketball. 2. Gafford was inefficient as a go to guy. You can blame it on Anderson and his high school coaches. He never learned to post up or block out.
If Rodrigues wants to be a head coach, get fast freshman quarterback to come with him to Mizzou.
No way Lunney could be hired for this job. How many games has he won as a head coach in a major conference?
Fearless prediction. Arkansas 35 Mizzou 6
Has the team performed on the field this year I would have more sympathy. But they are one loss away from proving to be the worst team in the SEC. if players wanted to go to a bowl game they should have played like they wanted to win in the last 5 games.
Instead of lobbying why don’t you stop playing like the worst team in the sec. Arkansas is better than Vanderbilt so I am predicting they will win this game and break their sec losing streak. Either the players are not very good or the coaches can’t coach. So if Odom is not the problem then the players aren’t who we thought they were. I have never been as disappointed in a season as this one. Kentucky, Tennessee, and Vandy all are terrible teams. Do what does that make Mizzou? The worst team in the SEC after Friday. Go Hogs.
Financial penalty hurts, but Mizzou will prove Friday that they are the worst team in the SEC. They couldn’t beat the other sorry SEC teams and they won’t beat Arkansas. Congratulations hogs for ending your sec losing streak. For Thanksgiving, you need to be thankful Mizzou was allowed in to the SEC or you might never win another SEC game.
Yeah Barry. You are playing on Friday to see which team is the worst in the SEC. Just talking about it won’t get it. You let 4 bad teams beat you already and as bad as Arkansas has looked they are better than Wyoming and Vanderbilt. You have shone nothing that says you can go on the road and beat anybody.
Arkansas is a beautiful state with good people who love their state as much or more than any state in the U.S. Unfortunately, the football program has become the Kansas of the SEC. Good news is coming. Mizzou is the worst team Arkansas has played this year and I see a win for the Hogs on Friday.
Well at least Arkansas is finally going to end sec losing streak
Who said Nutt didn’t make it to a bowl game with McFadden etc? The Hogs played Missouri in the Cotton Bowl the last year Nutt coached although Nutt had already gone to Ole Miss and didn’t coach the game. One of the main criticisms of Nutt was that “it was all about him.” Remember the “I called the play” comment after winning a game. He can’t come back. In my opinion, Arkansas must find a coach who has the ability to develop players and turn 3 star recruits into 4 and 5 stars. Who is that guy?
He’s human. Now we know quarterback was and is not the problem.
Gus knows he can’t win at Arkansas. He is Chad Morris coaching with talent. No way he can get the same caliber of athlete at Arkansas as he can at Auburn. I’ve said this all along. Malzahn and Morris were big winners at the high school level coaching teams with more talent than the competition. When the talent is equal or better, they are no better than any other coach. I don’t think it is possible anymore at Arkansas to recruit enough 4 and stars to compete at the upper tier of the SEC. Hope to be a second tier team as Petrino and Nutt had them.
Although it takes a lot more than 2 years to rebuild a program, the fact that they are not even competitive in most games, and made Western Kentucky look like Ohio State that was the problem. There was no progress. I can’t see any coach being able to rebuild this program unless he gets at least 5 years. In order to get 5 years, it will have to be a big name coach like Jumbo Fisher that fans believe can do it in time. Morris had no track record as a proven college head coach. No coach with a reputation for winning will be willing to come to Arkansas and try to beat Alabama, LSU, and Auburn in order to keep their job. Revenue Spurrier had it going at South Carolina for a short period but even he could not sustain it and I would say it should be easier to win at South Carolina then Arkansas. Moving to the SEC is not going to help if they can’t win the non conference games on the schedule.
Arkansas paid 3 million this year to get beat by SJSU and WKU. Then they want fans to donate to the program when they could have saved that 3 million. Arkansas is the Rutgers of the SEC, and the Kansas of the Big12. The difference is a coach can go to Rutgers and Kansas and win 6 games a year and keep his job. At Arkansas, people will be happy with 6 wins right now but it won’t keep the coach from getting fired after a few years. I regress but I remember how manageable the non conference schedule was supposed to be this year. Four sure wins and two conference wins and the program is on track. Especially because the Hogs were going to be so much better at Quarterback. Speaking of quarterbacks, JSJ has a terrible arm. Morris knows that. He was just trying to save his job by playing Jerry’s grandson. What’s bad is Jefferson was not as impressive as expected against a non power five team.
Morris needs to stop talking about what it takes to compete in the SEC when he can’t beat non conference teams that you pay to play you. If his recruits were as good as he says, they would be good enough to beat teams like Western Kentucky. More than that, the Hogs were not even competitive. That tells me that not only can this coaching staff not coach, the so called great young talent is not so great. Everyone talks about how special KJ is, but he looks very limited to me. Good runner but very poor passer.
Comments Skipper as he is helping his quarterback up after another sack. But I do agree that if Morris felt in the beginning it would be this tough he shouldn’t have come in with the left lane hammer down stuff. Honestly I’m not sure anyone should be expected to turn this around in two years. But it is funny to me that last year supposedly Ty only could absorbs 30 percent of Morris’s playbook but goes to a different team and can do it all.
1. It is lots more than a quarterback issue. Ty Storey played well in a team with some blocking. 2. Morris and Beliema have tried to rebuild with running backs and receivers and should have started with lineman. 3. Tell Jerry Jones to take his money and stay in Dallas. He has ruined the Cowboys and now has helped ruin the Razorbacks. Don’t tell me Morris was not his recommendation and his grandson is not a power five quarterback.