Message Board falls to 0-2 in 2017

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  1. Marine1

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    The message board, stocked with 1 and 2 star prognosticators, again fell short of expectations as UF put together a fine class in the 11th hour. Outranked by the crop of 4 star athletes.....many have just doubled down and continue to insist that it was a mediocre NSD and a top ten finish was unacceptable.

    With the board's disappointing start in 2017, especially given its spectacularly high regard for its own predictions, much speculation has surfaced whether administrators will attempt to upgrade its base by pursuing 3 and 4 star ranters for the duration of the year.

    Rumors are that several posters are planning protests for the Orange and Blue game where opportunities exist to proclaim there are no qualified QB's on the roster and the new freshmen "simply are not ready to contribute" while waving signs declaring a possible 4-8 season on the horizon.
     
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    • MidwestChomp

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      I am been glad to be one of the ones that have been wrong on both occasions. It's not like I don't want Mac to be a highly successful coach, I've just had my doubts about him. But he's done better lately than I thought he would and hopefully he'll land two stud assistant coaches to add to the staff and his recruiting will continue to be on the rise in the future. For the time being Mac has managed to quiet the noise a little.
       
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        I don't think you are right Mrs.McElwain. People on this board are passionate about Gator FB ...The main reason I post is to hear objective and pretty good feedback. Sometimes I come here to commiserate with fellow Gators. No One on this Board woke up on NSD and said I hope Mac fails. My iphone died for the first time in 2 years cause I was checking so much on recruit signings. I'm not looking to win NC's every year however I hate being blown out...At least make it a game...

        Go Gators!
         
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        I, for one, plead guilty.
         
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        We have some people who are super serially proud of that #10 class.

        Good for you.
         
        • Marine1

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          No one woke up hoping he (we) would fail. Several went to bed saying he did. It was a good class. Not spectacular....but solid. Something to build on and continue to progress.
           
          • EuroGator

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            Well done Marine1! That's a funny follow-up to the loss the board took in the bowl game. I hope we keep losing until we begin to believe again and then we keep winning as we believe!

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            • ufgator2002

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              Nice!
               
            • maheo30

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              Who called it mediocre?
               
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              Rex, Law, a few others too. It's a good class. A really good class. We just didn't get any 5 stars. To them, no 5* = mediocre.
               
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              The Haters and Complainers have had to tuck tail and run as they are OWNED and DESTROYED. It doesn't help matters that the basketball team is doing good too. Go Gators!!
               
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                This was Mac's best class. Hopefully, that portends continued improvement. I also hope that Mac learns the administrative (hiring and firing of assistants) role of being a head coach. And finally, I hope Mac does not have to be replaced because, based on past performance, we are not likely to hire anyone better.
                 
                • gatormandan

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                  No, there are people who are just proud that you are WRONG!
                   
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                    We had a great finish, but we had to because we were so far behind. That great finish ended up being a solid class. Nothing to brag about, but nothing to be ashamed of either. Folks bragging about it are either dense or mistaking it for relief.
                     
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                      Everyone is happy that the nay sayers were wrong. Nothing wrong with that.
                       
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                        Only a few were flat out wrong. The rest were rightfully concerned.
                         
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                          My kind of soldier right here............with a sense of humor, hubris and humility..........semper fi
                           
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                          Predicting the future is not easy. We should probably leave it to the professionals.
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                            I see what you did there....it's like when you watch those movies and there's some crappy dialogue where they announce the name of the movie within the movie.
                             

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