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by Hal Kopp
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Good news for URI athletics facilities?
Replies: 43
Views: 2930

Re: Good news for URI athletics facilities?

Hrstat-take your first communion money and go donate to arts and sciences then. Be a nickel more than you spend on athletics.
Can use the $$ to start their own forum.
by Hal Kopp
3 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Good news for URI athletics facilities?
Replies: 43
Views: 2930

Re: Good news for URI athletics facilities?

The whole thing is getting out of hand.
Would a bond pass? Most think no?
What about a capital campaign? Ask state to match?
by Hal Kopp
4 weeks ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Good news for URI athletics facilities?
Replies: 43
Views: 2930

Re: Good news for URI athletics facilities?

Important to note the $250K recommended by Raimondo comes from University funds. Not a red cent from state. Just grand standing (no pun intended). I confirmed. The only way this happens is thru major capital campaign-school gives $10M,state matches (an example). Last one under Carruthers brought in ...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FBS transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 701

Re: FBS transfer

Agreed-too much attrition.
Always a problem w/URI FB.
Happens everywhere,but seems to be excessive here.
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FBS transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 701

Re: FBS transfer

Ed-Yes. Since 1985 when Rhody beat UNH for championship,check how many All conference QBs and O linemen UNH has had vs. Rhody. Not even close. All coaches-since then Keith,Stowers,Trainer,Fleming have all had talent to break through the ceiling and didn't. Man,I hate to say it,but the coaching has b...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FBS transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 701

Re: FBS transfer

Rambone and replace it with what?? The baseball team is doing great and drawing 250 per game ??? Expectations are 5K attendance for a 2 win FB team and Zip for a great baseball team? Same fans have nothing else to do in springtime-so tell them to quit complaining and get out there. If they want to s...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FBS transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 701

Re: FBS transfer

Rambone-do not think they hired a OC,Flemings son still calling majority of plays??
He killed them last year. Big mistake.
URI FB is not the place for on the job training.
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FBS transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 701

Re: FBS transfer

No Fleming does not survive a season with less than 4-5 wins.
No,Football will not be dropped.

IMHO.
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's Track wins a-10 title again
Replies: 21
Views: 493

Re: Men's Track wins a-10 title again

OK Rhowdy,here we go again. I donate to hoops,baseball and FB infrastructure. And fund raise. What are the costs of the baseball project vs. FB upgrades-syn. turf,lights and new west stands both? Leave new track out of it for now. I will send a donation. But wouldn't it make sense to tie the new tra...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Men's Track wins a-10 title again
Replies: 21
Views: 493

Re: Men's Track wins a-10 title again

Rhodywins-agreed. I cannot recall ever hearing any FB supporter criticizing track? The fact that there are alot of RI kids on the team,all that much more reason to build the facility. I think the new track is part of the architect/engineering review approved by the governor? I doubt you could build ...
by Hal Kopp
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: FB Golf tourney and season tix
Replies: 0
Views: 182

FB Golf tourney and season tix

http://www.alumni.uri.edu/s/1638/02-alumni/interior-hybrid.aspx?sid=1638&gid=2&pgid=2070&cid=5450&ecid=5450&crid=0&calpgid=390&calcid=1040 http://theryancenter.fan-one.com/nl/jsp/m.jsp?c=a95e96e6a4e770bf92 Hello Men-Golf tourney sold out and season tix sales going well. I...
by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: One and not done
Replies: 13
Views: 881

Re: One and not done

Love Calipari.
Almost every great coach @ Rhody had off court controversy around them at some point-Kraft,Penders,Skinner and Harrick?
Did they not?
by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Read last sentence in this article
Replies: 0
Views: 224

Read last sentence in this article

http://www.gorhody.com/sports/m-footbl/ ... 0405px06iq

"Our goal is to dominate," Scott said. "We have to dominate this year. There's no excuse."

I like that. Yes,the O line can.
A kid from Stepinac should be a upper level Eastern FCS player.
by Hal Kopp
2 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Tyler Catalina grad transferring out?
Replies: 22
Views: 2287

Re: Tyler Catalina grad transferring out?

He laid egg at Georgia.
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1535
Views: 41693

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Heard Bruiser Flint is taking LIU job?
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Oregon game time? 7:10pm ET on TBS
Replies: 24
Views: 1300

Oregon game time? 7:10pm ET on TBS

What time is Oregon tip off on Sunday?
Anyone know?
by Hal Kopp
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game #29: @ St Joseph's Wednesday March 1, 7:00pm ASN
Replies: 181
Views: 3620

Re: Game #29: @ St Joseph's Wednesday March 1, 7:00pm ASN

What is Martellis @ ST JOES record vs. URI all time?
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: 2016-17 URI Women's Basketball

What happened?
Looked like they were going to really improve??
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: BASEBALL - Beck Field Enhancement Moving Forward!
Replies: 16
Views: 1297

Re: BASEBALL - Beck Field Enhancement Moving Forward!

OK,Rhowdy -I just donated to the baseball upgrades.
Coach does a great job in particular promoting the program.
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: So About Those Free Throws...
Replies: 302
Views: 7687

Re: HEY DAN - PRACTICE FTS PLS

An ex D-1 hoops assistant and I were bemoaning Dayton game and he said-"URI players are not that good". I said "what'? He said the missed free throws are the example of them being not that good. Interesting take,always thought free throws were just a matter of putting the practice tim...
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 121
Views: 5493

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

hrstat-tell me more about the fund for mens hockey? How can i donate?
Will not give a red cent for a womens team.
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 121
Views: 5493

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

What about if somebody ran a fund raiser to start a hockey team? Make it possible to add without impacting other sports. It should not take much-say $500-$1M? I will give $250 to start and another $250 per $100K in the kitty. Also,need a realistic time frame-if not at such a # by say 2.5 years-the $...
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Absolutely Correct,Sir.
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Re: Absolutely Correct,Sir.

No,he is right.
So is Hurley when he says it is hard. Hurley is wrong in that the kids work hard.
What Hurley should say is "Man,this is hard,a lot of missed opportunities>"
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Absolutely Correct,Sir.
Replies: 5
Views: 375

Absolutely Correct,Sir.

http://www.independentri.com/independents/sports/article_4a59939a-941d-5780-8bb8-ec86dfb38c37.html As I’ve always said, it’s been a long time coming and last year was a bit of a missed opportunity. We were ahead or tied in five games in the fourth quarter and couldn’t close them out So True,so very ...
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Football recruiting
Replies: 56
Views: 1769

Re: Football recruiting

What happened to punter-Greybar?
by Hal Kopp
4 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Football recruiting
Replies: 56
Views: 1769

Re: Football recruiting

Nice class.
Wonder why some many TEs signed?
That position is been in missing persons program last few years?
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Welcome to hard times
Replies: 44
Views: 1173

Welcome to hard times

URI coach Dan Hurley said. "This looked like just another game. This is a conference road game. These are hard to get." http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20170125/richmond-73-rhode-island-62-spiders-trap-rams-in-their-web "Hard" again is the operative word. I sense a theme ...
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 FB Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 498

2017 FB Schedule

http://uri.prestosports.com/sports/m-fo ... 8/schedule

Juicy,real juicy.

HK-"when you need to know"
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: "Its hard" quote
Replies: 66
Views: 1345

Re: "Its hard" quote

This is a line we will remember like "its all part of the process".
Rest assured.
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: "Its hard" quote
Replies: 66
Views: 1345

Re: "Its hard" quote

Adam-it is hell of a thing for a NCAA D1 coach to say,thats all.
When I ran into Coach Hurley at a FB game,he told me how much he was looking forward to the season.
5 years is time enough.
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: "Its hard" quote
Replies: 66
Views: 1345

Re: "Its hard" quote

Rod gets it.
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: "Its hard" quote
Replies: 66
Views: 1345

"Its hard" quote

http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20170120/uri-rams-still-have-time-on-their-side How the Rams adjust could dictate their fate come Selection Sunday. It's a point Dan Hurley has sharpened over URI's six-day break, one that ends against Duquesne at the Palumbo Center on Saturday afternoon. &quo...
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Football recruiting
Replies: 56
Views: 1769

Re: Football recruiting

Iggy-good review. (Its not the kids). B grade in recruiting. Whoa-on game day.
by Hal Kopp
5 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Bryant got a good one
Replies: 13
Views: 641

Re: Bryant got a good one

Rhody would have killed them last season
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Koch Article "No Plans on Dropping Football"
Replies: 70
Views: 2136

Re: Koch Article "No Plans on Dropping Football"

NYG Fan-its insulting to Coynes ablities. Hows his effort worth less than anyone elses at UNH?
Walk ons don't stand a chance 99% of time anywhere. Somebody BS'ed him at UNH. Guarantee you UNHS success has nothing to do with out of state walk ons.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Koch Article "No Plans on Dropping Football"
Replies: 70
Views: 2136

Re: Koch Article "No Plans on Dropping Football"

Thought it was self effacing (somewhat) for Fleming to admit in game failures,-3rd down ineptitude,turnover ratio,blown leads,etc.. That is problem right there. Coyne turning down a schollie from any school to walk on somewhere else,is nuts,regardless of institutions involved. With amount of exposur...
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 4829

Re: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!

JMU and YSU have serious depth. Do not think any of these guys played last week.
There is a backup QB from SC gamecocks who played there and is buried on JMU bench.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 4829

Re: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!

JMU maybe best team ever to come out of YC/A-10 and CAA.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

Rhody15-indeed !! Hurley most likely reads my posts.
When HK speaks-people listen!!
They mocked Columbus too.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

Yes,certain Berrys not playing and staff not going to RI HS tourney same weekend are just coincidental.
Definite if DH felt attending tourney or playing Berry were important he would have done so,


HK-when you need to know!!
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

Getting a schollie and not playing 2 different things.
Nobody went to RI prep tourney from staff per B Boy?
Not surprised.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

For 84-85 FB the answer is two at home,one on the road and three when you are behind!!
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody D-1 prospects?
Replies: 2
Views: 366

Rhody D-1 prospects?

AM told by reliable sources,there are a lot of D-1 FB prospects in Rhody:
Paye -BH-(Mich).
QB-BH (Bryant)
Coyne-kicker Ports (UNH)?
2 WRs from Classical one to BC other to NEC or Partriot league.?
Shephard-SK
LB-Central
Bast/Best-DL CE (URI)

Minimum?
Any others?
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

ATP-the 84-85 FB championship teams-1/3rd were from RI.
Question is how many played at one time?
( I believe the bias)
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Re: Berry?

Heard DH does not like Berry because played HS ball in RI?
DH has low opinion of RI HS hoops?
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!
Replies: 140
Views: 4829

Re: Rhody FB Insiders Club-JMU line up!!

Ed-JMU is not just anybody. They are one of the premier programs in FCS.
by Hal Kopp
6 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Berry?
Replies: 89
Views: 1983

Berry?

What is Hurleys deal with never playing Berry?
Anyone know??

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