Greg Bell Quit the Team

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  1. Tuco Salamanca

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    And Lindsay has been 2nd string all season. Unless you are talking about punt returner.

    so between the two players, they removed an or on Bell and moved Spielman to top PR.
     
  2. Lincoln100

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    You said that too, but you also said that he didn't bench them. Anyway, I don't understand what your name-calling and hurt feelings comment is about. Also, who said he was trying to force a transfer? Maybe he was sitting them, and still letting them get some playing time, with the hope they get their act together.
     
  3. headcard

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    Will Jackson, you are right.
     
  4. TheBeav815

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    Here's why I feel the way that I do:

    When you get the head coach and all the assistants talking about buy-in and guys who wanna be here and demoting people and all that, you've put a big assumption out there in the world. The assumption is that anybody who slips down the depth chart at this point, that guy got demoted because he's lazy, he's a p***y, he doesn't "go about it the right way."

    Maybe that's unfair or inaccurate, but that's what the public is going to think based on what you've said.

    Then you have coaches and players alike talking about if people don't wanna be here then they should quit, whether you meant to or not guys will think you mean, "If you get demoted we're trying to make you quit."

    If you would just demote the guy and then man to man lay it out for him like, "Here's how you graded out in practice, here's where we have it on film you gotta hit this lane and you're going for that lane. I need to see this and that if you want to get your reps back." then at least he can take you at face value. Don't drag him for the cameras, show him publicly that you're covering for him, you're not going to put his business out there to every meatball fan to overanalyze.

    If your boss is like "We're gonna have to cut back some people's hours if they don't work hard enough, and maybe some of them need to just quit or get fired" and then you get your hours cut, your next though is they're gonna fire you.
     
  5. headcard

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    Much like Gebbia here.
     
  6. Lincoln100

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    Yes . . . what is your point.
     
  7. headcard

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    For Bryant, yes, because he will be able to grad transfer. But for Bell and Lindsay, a different story.
     
  8. frostonthegrass

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    Does that apply to the coaching staff as well?
     
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  9. Lincoln100

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    Whose to say he didn't approach them individually? Are you assuming that they didn't talk to these guys before names get dropped in the media?
     
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    Made coaching that much harder. Now not only do you have to pump up their egos when you are recruiting them. You have to find a way to keep those egos pumped all 4 or 5 years, and find a way to keep them happy when they aren't starting.
     
  11. Tuco Salamanca

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    The person I was replying to @Husker1078 said the coaches were trying to rid the team of quitters and players with the inability to overcome adversity.

    I asked how they were doing that. To which you replied they benched both players. Which is only partially true. They promoted Ozigbo to 1st string alone and did nothing to Lindsay, except take away punt return duties.
     
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  12. TheBeav815

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    I can think of several million reasons a year why they should figure out how to make it happen despite how hard and unfair it is to have to deal with these damned Gen-Z crybabies. Excuse me while my five-figure salary and I feel really bad for millionaire coaches who by the way also bail for greener pastures the second it suits them. What's that, a Gen-X thing?

    Most other programs seem to have figured out how to keep most of their better recruits on the roster. Not only that, but how to keep signing them. I'd be thrilled if our staff would figure out either right about now.
     
  13. Tuco Salamanca

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    Yep. I would say Frost left a better short term situation at UCF for the potential of the long term situation at Nebraska.
     
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    You misunderstood my response to your post, or I wasn't clear enough, or both. It doesn't matter. I still don't understand the fairly extreme reaction some of you are having to this. There are a lot of assumptions in this thread and to be this upset by what's going on seems way premature and a little strange to me. Frost is the coach, and will be for a long time. Getting this worked up over stuff we don't know a lot about seems worthless.
     
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    Agree, they do need to figure it out. It is 4 games in. Did anyone stop and think that maybe this is exactly what Frost and staff want? From and outsiders perspective it looks like havoc, chaos, an unorganized mess. . In house it looks like cleaning up, sorting the mentally strong, getting those who want to be here on the same page. Does anyone know did UCF have many guys leave after/ during his first year? Would be interesting to compare.
     
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    It’s Juco. It’ not quality football.

    Good players aren’t that hard to identify great players are pretty easy to identify. He is neither.

    In recruiting there are hits and misses as in everything in life. This is a colossal miss. On to the next one.
     
  17. Tuco Salamanca

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    I’m not upset about anything. Players made decisions to leave, I don’t think the players that left are the reason this team is 0-4
     
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    I wonder if Greg Bell knew how popular he was amongst the fans? He’s number one today. ;)
     
  19. jlb321

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    Win. Some. Games. (plural)
     
  20. Lincoln100

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    I think the players that left don't want to be a part of this team, so I'm glad their gone.
     
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    Agree we have an ass hat for a HC!
     
  22. Tuco Salamanca

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    Great.
     
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  23. Tuco Salamanca

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    Your words not mine.
     
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    People should always act in their self-interest. To do otherwise is idiocy.
     
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    Thanks man.
     
  26. Vitalis Jackson

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    I agree, nicely said. All this talk of “culture” isn’t helping a bit. It reeks of “loyalty oaths” and stuff. The game is about skill, talent, coaching, recruiting, and pressure from fans. That’s it, and these players aren’t owned by anyone.
     
  27. Lincoln100

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    what the hell?
     
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    Pretty much this, but the coaches have made mistakes which have been covered already in this thread. They need to get their act together as well.
     
  29. Mack In Motion

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    Wtf
     
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    He was the next “great one” according to the RSS experts on here. We stole the #1 JUCO. Frost is a magician. And now - hmmmmmmmm
     
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    The dude that you are responding to needs to work on his comprehension a bit. Not the brightest crayon in the box by any stretch of the imagination.
     
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    Move along Troll
     
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    Kind of like your mother has been an ass for about ten customers today. Does she have much time to spend with you?
     
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    I am not surprised that others want to try to take advantage of the 4 game transfer rule, but it seems there is no real benefit to doing this unless you are a graduate transfer.

    So in Bell's case, he will really screw himself if he goes through with this and maybe that is why they are trying to talk some sense into the guy.

    But I think you have to push him out the door now because there is no way you are going to give him any more carries this year unless you absolutely have to. He will be seen as an outcast and better to just say ok and let him hit the road.

    Anyway, to any other players insecure about losing their position, welcome to the real world, because you are only as good as your last at bat and this how it works.

    Anyways, I have a feeling we are going to play well tomorrow and things are going to start looking better.
     
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    Heh.....true enough sir!
     
  36. huskersreign

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    So much ridiculousness in this thread its baffling. So much conjecture substantiated on half truths/assumptions/perceptions/lies/etc., why do people even bother wasting their time when they could easily find something more productive to do?
     
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    And yet here you are. Nothing more productive to do?
     
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    I don't remember the stumbling after getting hit. There were two times he had a huge hole and got caught from behind. Frost said this about Bell after the game: "We need those plays to turn into touchdowns when we pop guys through that cleanly. He knows it and I’m sure he’ll do a better job in the future.”
     
  39. Tuco Salamanca

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    So if top end speed and taking it to the house are the issues, why is Ozigbo starting? He has a career long of 42 yards.
     
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    Just let the guy coach. We know none of the back story and he’s paid 5 mil to make these calls. Not sure why everyone is so butt hurt and acts like they can manage and coach better. If that was the case, why aren’t any of you the head man?
     
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