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Pride_and_Joy

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It was an example of the overall commitment made by UNC to football.


I was mistaken -- it was actually a $15M donation. All earmarked for football. It seems you want to blame Fuente. I'm suggesting that our relative place in college football and in current recruiting is absolutely consistent with our football finances. Do you disagree with that? Why should VT be uniquely able to out-recruit and out-perform better funded programs? That seems like a silly expectation to have.

So my point is that UNC is investing in better facilities, a very talented coaching staff and recruiting staff, etc.

Looking at this as Fuente versus Mack is terribly myopic. This is about UNC's financial commitment to building a football program versus VT's (lack of) financial commitment to building a football program.

It seems that Fuente's dalliance with Baylor grabbed the attention of the higher ups and they will be adding some very good recruiting staff soon. But it isn't shocking that a program that, in every way, signals to recruits their seriousness about building a winner is recruiting well. Right?

(In response to this post by CrystalCoveHokie)

Posted: 07/01/2020 at 12:59AM



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RAISE your 🖐🏻If u Saw This Coming in Yr TWO... -- accfootballrules 06/30/2020 5:26PM
  Have you ever met Fuente? ** -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 12:51AM
  Recruits Have.. And Most Don't Like ... -- JRHokie 07/01/2020 06:18AM
  Stop being reasonable and using logic. ** -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 10:55AM
  Lol. -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 09:12AM
  Nope....Not my Analogy used to describe him.... -- accfootballrules 07/01/2020 02:34AM
  Not many deny? Did you take a poll or something? -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 09:11AM
  We’re paying Fu $500k more than Mack....FWIW ** -- CrystalCoveHokie 07/01/2020 12:13AM
  I'm not referring to the head coach. -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 12:15AM
  A true leader would take a pay cut for success in exchange -- OrangeHokieFan 07/01/2020 07:43AM
  I’d love to see Fuente take a pay cut....... -- CrystalCoveHokie 07/01/2020 12:54AM
  Cut Fuente's salary, cut non-rev sports. -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 01:29AM
  You’re acting as if there’s a salary cap -- OrangeHokieFan 07/01/2020 07:47AM
  The guy before him did very well, for sure. -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 10:50AM
  I’m all for rich alums showering the program with cash.... -- CrystalCoveHokie 07/01/2020 01:43AM
  The fundraising effort is coming... -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 02:13AM
  UNC is 3rd nationally per 247 Composite ** -- CrystalCoveHokie 06/30/2020 9:28PM
  Vt staff and brand don’t have the juju -- Mercury 07/01/2020 12:20AM
  ✋🏿----------------> -- bourbonstreet 06/30/2020 7:28PM
  Denial, it's not just a river in Egypt... ** -- GlenvarHokie 07/01/2020 1:10PM
  Exactly, and some are just better at it than others. ** -- swishdeladish 07/01/2020 12:07AM
  I was about to post similar -- Wild Turkey 06/30/2020 7:24PM
  Exactly! ** -- GlenvarHokie 07/01/2020 1:11PM
  The extent that Butch and Blake -- crazylane 06/30/2020 7:32PM
  Whether they are or aren't -- crazylane 06/30/2020 7:11PM
  Explains why Beamer was an elite recruiter. -- Pride_and_Joy 07/01/2020 11:26AM
  Correct. You don’t have to be a snake oil salesman -- OrangeHokieFan 06/30/2020 8:04PM
  ...be likeable** -- chumley 06/30/2020 9:01PM
  Bly -- Colby121 06/30/2020 8:58PM
  All the magazines say Oct 10th Heels Vs HOKIES for coastal -- accfootballrules 06/30/2020 6:42PM
  Friend of mine at UNC in the Athletic Dept said -- likehokies 06/30/2020 5:53PM
  Is he pretty high up in the Department??? -- accfootballrules 06/30/2020 6:09PM
  Shy gundy is the best nickname I have ever heard -- typed by ben 06/30/2020 5:48PM
  Wasn’t him..... ** -- accfootballrules 06/30/2020 6:06PM
  Who started that? ** -- typed by ben 06/30/2020 6:11PM
  Pfff -- crazylane 06/30/2020 5:36PM
  This is quarantine recruiting -- Hokie1992 06/30/2020 6:58PM
  He got things rolling long before things got bad... -- accfootballrules 06/30/2020 6:25PM
  You’re not helping your argument -- Tombo 06/30/2020 7:15PM
  Or he doesn’t have to take actual -- DownSouthHokieGA 06/30/2020 5:27PM

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