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by Hal Kopp
2 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Travel to NCAA
Replies: 18
Views: 449

Re: Travel to NCAA

I heard Dallas will be region?
by Hal Kopp
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr gives tour of behind the RC
Replies: 13
Views: 626

Re: Thorr gives tour of behind the RC

Stevie,Rhody,DaProcess-it will take alumni $$ to get the practice facility done.

Nobody is counting on you guys for a nickel,unless you pool your first communion $$ for a $50 baseball raffle ticket. Then hit it and give $100 back each!!
by Hal Kopp
2 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: signed
Replies: 7
Views: 382

Re: signed

Check out the WR from SC's highlights-wow!
The asst. coaches were really locked in on him.
I will say this that the assistants really work hard at this aspect of the job.
by Hal Kopp
2 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: signed
Replies: 7
Views: 382

signed

by Hal Kopp
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: # 1 poll in country shows-
Replies: 4
Views: 745

# 1 poll in country shows-

http://www.vegasinsider.com/college-bas ... top-25/vi/

Rhody up to # 11.

This poll is legit as Vegas really crunches the #s,like me.

HK-"when you need to know"
by Hal Kopp
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Recruits,recruits,recruits
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Re: Recruits,recruits,recruits

Rambone-you are correct. Amazing that so many top prospects like the ocean front hotel,dinner at Georges,new weight room and the excitement at the BB game. It all comes down to recruiting and Hurley and Fleming can do that. So,can the track and field coach. And baseball. The ?? is-what do they have ...
by Hal Kopp
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Vegas Poll
Replies: 0
Views: 196

Vegas Poll

by Hal Kopp
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Recruits,recruits,recruits
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Recruits,recruits,recruits

https://twitter.com/huntergorgas Inside The Huddle MA ‏ @IThuddleMA Jan 28 Inside The Huddle MA Retweeted Hunter Gorgas Super Bowl champion St. John's Shrewsbury sending another senior on to play Division 1 college football. URI with an excellent class of 2018 from Mass with D. Binns, K. Brown, N. C...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FB Pro Prospects
Replies: 1
Views: 201

FB Pro Prospects

Eric Galko‏Verified account @OptimumScouting On the OL/DL for the Patriots roster, OT#78 Brandon Schindler of Bemidji State really stood out as a OT draftable prospect. And on the DL, @GoRhodyRams duo Jose Duncan (#9) and Mike Ezirike (#91) are both NFL prospects. #DreamBowl Both these guys can play...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: recruiting update
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: recruiting update

Surf is absolutely correct. Fleming can recruit. They needed some DBs and RBs to play right away,got some. Hope he picks up other RB (s) in Feb.. Build depth on other positions. To this point you could give his son the Pats players and facilities and they still would have trouble winning. His play c...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: recruiting update
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: recruiting update

Shows what winning does.
Fleming knows who to focus on now.
There are a billion players out there.
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Ari Confesor now at Holy Cross....
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Re: Ari Confesor now at Holy Cross....

Good coach,not great.
It will not be much easier at HC than Rhody. Pays better.
by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod Carri has Passed Away
Replies: 118
Views: 5502

Re: Rod Carri has Passed Away

wow. He had some health issues recently?
But how old was he?
by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: recruiting update
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Re: recruiting update

by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: recruiting update
Replies: 11
Views: 979

recruiting update

https://twitter.com/EHSAthletics15?lang=en Know you guys are dying for some recruiting news. Local source told me URI FB got 2 kids from Everett committed. Not sure which two yet,cursory scroll thru twitter shows several have offers. Everett is long time NE power and exactly the type of school they ...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 99
Views: 3395

Re: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)

Agreed on the marketing sucks Rod. But there has to be a way to get another 1000 people in those BB stands other than relying on the PC game. Look at FB,am told the raffle is down (over time) to $20K in revenue vs $40K,which to me indicates that some core supporters are drifting. They offset that wi...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)
Replies: 99
Views: 3395

Re: Lack of marketing (lazy old regime wasting DH's time?)

They really miss John May. Am not only one to say that.
So long as good,young people (coaches incl.) leave for more $$,there will be setbacks in every aspect.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: All CAA
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: All CAA

Ginetti to Syracuse.
Beauvais and Parker to SEC schools.
Boyd to Temple.
Pires to St. Thomas More Prep in Montville Ct.. Where he can learn to catch punts there without a lot of pressure.
URI coaches can monitor his progress conveniently.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: All CAA
Replies: 2
Views: 293

All CAA

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-footbl/2017-18/releases/20171121ni52n6 Good Group-some notes: Copper-OK RB,great all around player,they are going to have to replace him by committee Parker-Great Beauvais-Great Boyd-like a lot of good O lineman,do not notice him Ginnetti-Great Pires-has room for impr...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: How many games will the football team win in 2017?
Replies: 29
Views: 1092

Re: How many games will the football team win in 2017?

Ramster-if I was AD it never would have gotten to that point.
The appointment of his son as de facto OC would have been blocked.
Would have changed the whole narrative.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: How many games will the football team win in 2017?
Replies: 29
Views: 1092

Re: How many games will the football team win in 2017?

Thorr is correct-Fleming is paid ahead of Maine and below UNH.
The state is not over spending,(nor are they getting any return).
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: How many games will the football team win in 2017?
Replies: 29
Views: 1092

Re: How many games will the football team win in 2017?

Ramster-I do not get the comparison of state employees vs. Coaches or any URI faculty. Fleming get paid less than anybody in CAA other than maybe Maine? URI typically pays faculty less or near bottom than peer group-UNH,UMaine,UMASS,UCONN,Rutgers,Syracuse and Delaware? What this means typically that...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 11 Football @ Towson 2pm Sat Nov 18
Replies: 10
Views: 517

Re: Gm 11 Football @ Towson 2pm Sat Nov 18

The guy they are really going to miss is Cooper.
That is like losing 3 players.
The other RBs did zip this year.
Anderson with his trying to jump each game was very disappointing.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 11 Football @ Towson 2pm Sat Nov 18
Replies: 10
Views: 517

Re: Gm 11 Football @ Towson 2pm Sat Nov 18

rhody had to call TO on field goal-odd.
Announcers commented on large # of kids from NJ on Rhodys roster.
Felt that hurt walk on program? 83 kids on Rhodys team,100 on Towson?
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Funding?
Replies: 1
Views: 237

Funding?

http://www.jmusports.com/news/2016/9/1/bourne-money-matters.aspx?path=administration Here is great article from JMU AD re. funding. I know this has come up in past-but how much has state funding dropped at URI and other New England state schools? Since say last 25 years. I am told only 9% of budget ...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Fleming/SADC ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1701

Re: Fleming/SADC ?

Ramster-the only thing I would say is Flemings record has improved each year (improved the operative word).
Where his predecessors records all got remarkably worse.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Endowments under fire
Replies: 0
Views: 278

Endowments under fire

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/11/14/elite-colleges-with-fat-endowments-are-defensive-gop-drags-them-into-tax-fight/y8rgHiXormT1hAnppEobgO/story.html There has been talk at Rhody (to no avail) of using endowment to fund athletics facilities (infrastructure). Borrow from it and pay it ba...
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Delaware Stadium upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: Delaware Stadium upgrade

RhodyMob & Rambone yes to both. Am told $30-$40M.
There is a capital campaign coming up. School should go to state-first $20M goes to athletic facilities-you match it !!
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11
Replies: 34
Views: 1184

Re: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11

Ed-correct.Trading up for Coen,Rossamundo or Chesney would be visionary.
Flemings one year buyout regardless.

I would do not see a visionary amongst the Coaches bosses.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11
Replies: 34
Views: 1184

Re: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11

Fleming wins at Towson-he gets 2 yr. extension.
Makes it 3 yrs. left (incl. next). Not a day more.
A popular prediction.

HK-"you heard it here first"!!
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11
Replies: 34
Views: 1184

Re: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11

Absolutely men-this team should be at 6 wins right now.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11
Replies: 34
Views: 1184

Re: Gm 10 Football - Villanova 12pm Sat Nov 11

Thank Heaven for small miracles!!
The kids have not quit.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB transfer
Replies: 5
Views: 440

Rhody FB transfer

https://www.seccountry.com/arkansas/ark ... ir-johnson

Well, at least the recruiting keeps improving !
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 22341

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

you want players with a edge to 'em.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: A success story somewhere else
Replies: 0
Views: 267

A success story somewhere else

https://theathletic.com/145107/2017/11/ ... a-program/

What did they lose-30 straight? To where they are now.

Come on man!!
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: URI football: History is chasing us
Replies: 151
Views: 9754

Re: URI football: History is chasing us

No extension for Fleming (unless he wins 2 or 3 games in a row).
Ed-since 1985,look at the amount of all conference QBS and O line from UNH and Maine Vs. Rhody!!
Thats a big part of problem! At Maine and UNH a good QB plays 2 seasons.
Rhody goes thru 2 a game!
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2018 football schedule
Replies: 11
Views: 498

Re: 2018 football schedule

Man,is this going to ruin 1 or 2 peoples day !!!
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

OK,Big Apple-generally speaking-yes.
But while Harris was throwing picks off his back foot,members of this board were asking for more Lawson going all the way back to first game.
Flem and sons did not start really playing him until Elon game?
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

Smarty-big part of it is coaching=id'ing talent.
Flems kid is not qualified.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

This team should be at 5 wins right now.
Beating Nova and Towson is possible.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

The kids have not quit,last year or this.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

that direct snap to RB on the move that Albany returned 85 yds for TD was a great call.
Surprised it did not work.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

Geez,another missed xtra point.
at least they got 2 points.
Somebody learned something (maybe).
Wonder what went thru Flems. mind on the miss?
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 8 Football @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3
Replies: 29
Views: 1253

Re: Gm 8 @ Albany 1pm Sat Oct 28 ESPN3

Solid pod cast RF3.
You guys know your stuff!!
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: URI football: History is chasing us
Replies: 151
Views: 9754

Re: URI football: History is chasing us

Rhowdy-you are so enraptured with credible job Thorr has done with football,here is a question for you:
Did he give back all the scholarships to football after the NEC switcheroo?
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 7 Football - Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day
Replies: 66
Views: 2444

Re: Gm 7 Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day

Not opposed to giving the kid a chance. Just unrealistic to think he would necessarily make it on Sat..
On great Rhody teams from 81-85,kickers missed Xpoints and FGs regularly.
85 team forced to travel with 3.
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Gm 7 Football - Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day
Replies: 66
Views: 2444

Re: Gm 7 Elon 12pm Sat Oct 21 Homecoming Family Day

Another question-why a frosh kicker in the CAA?

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