Coaches Recap (Part 2)

Thursday February 11, 2010
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Overall most interesting Signing Day press conference: Mack Brown, Chip Kelly, Randy Edsall, David Cutcliffe, Nick Saban, Dabo Swinney, Charlie Strong, Paul Rhoads

Several of the pressers start slow, but become quite interesting.

Stressed enormous appreciation to administration and support staff (above and beyond): Dabo Swinney, Nick Saban, Butch Jones, Gary Anderson

Stressed importance of current players' role in recruiting: Urban Meyer, Doug Marrone, Gary Anderson, Mack Brown

Stressed the importance of the "development of these recruits": Charlie Strong, Bo Pelini, Pat Fitzgerald, Jimbo Fisher, Butch Jones, Lane Kiffin

Talked about importance in "length of the players": Turner Gill, Sonny Dykes, Mike Stoops, Mike Sherman

Talked about commitments helping secure other commitments: Gene Chizik, Bronco Mendenhall

Talked about importance of recruiting players that are "right for us": Gene Chizik, Chris Petersen, Bret Bielema, Frank Beamer, Rich Ellerson, Chip Kelly

Talked about recruiting high school team captains: Dave Clawson, Tim Brewster, Randy Edsall

Most mentioned topics by head coaches

1. Speed

2. Importance of defensive line recruits

3. Recruiting in-state

4. Importance of getting recruits to visit campus early in the process

5. Lack of credibility with recruiting rankings

6. Importance of offensive line recruits

7. Need for "space players"

8. Importance of leaving a scholarship open / possibly awarding a walk-on

9. Importance of players that are "right for us"
10. Development of these recruits is so important

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