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You mean adult topics like "Hey guys, lets go flame the national board together! It'll be so cool and wacky!!"?
So, you guys don't think Ensminger's bosses at Smiths Station High are coaching with the Patriots yet? I wonder why that is.
"In the SEC,you're a glorified run support guy.In the Big 12, you're a cover guy."-Bobby Burton asking why DBs go SEC
One of the best post I've seen on this site.
You need credentials to criticize?
I don't ask for credentials when you guys pretend you are scouts and pretend like you are breaking down all these HS kids' tapes.
"I strive to never let the perfect be the enemy of the good. They are companions, not rivals, for our affections." -Lance Paddock
Last week in a discussion about Trey Quinn(with a friend who's son is very close to Quinn), I was told a big part in Quinn's decision will be his Grandfather, Bobby Keasler, and that Ensminger is very close to Keasler(and has been for years). Do not under estimate Ensminger's connections in Louisiana.
The problem with threads like these are the people think assistant coaches only have two jobs: face-to-face recruiting and coaching their positions. Their contributions are actually much more involved than that.
Every assistant coach, at a minimum:
1. Coaches their position
2. Evaluates prospects at their position
3. Recruits their assigned region
4. Assists in recruiting their position
5. Evaluates prospects in their assigned region
6. Contributes to game film evaluation
7. Contributes to game planning opponents
Recruiting itself if a multi-faceted skill set. Some coaches are great with high school coaches. Others are great with the players themselves. Some are great relationship guys. Some are great evaluators.
We can have all the Frank Wilson's, Adam Henry's and Corey Raymond's we want out there building relationships with prospects, but if the prospect evaluation aspect of recruiting isn't spot on it won't matter. All assistant coaches don't have to have the same skill sets. Part of the head coach's job is to figure out the strengths and weaknesses of his staff members and assign them responsibilities that maximize their strengths. A coaching staff is just as much a team as the players they coach.
I must have missed it the multiple times he's mentioned that..do you have a link?
GET AT ME
Better than acting like a little school girl every hour of the day.
Is calling people a school girl over and over NOT acting like a school girl? lol. Stay mature, big dawg.
Act like a man for once then I won't call you a school girl. I don't need a different argument when you prove my point with every post
He may not be as terrible as people, including myself, make him out to be, but I don't think there is any question that we can get a better overall coach at the position. As far as him being this offensive mastermind at breaking down film and the opponent, well look at our pathetic offense for the last 4 years. I can't imagine there could be much of a drop off if we took him out of the offensive meeting room. I do know that he has tons of connections among the high school football world in LA and throughout parts of the SE, but I think he would be better served for LSU in a Charles Baglio type role.
Coach Ensminger is a great man, a great Tiger (played QB for us), a very bright offensive mind, and very well connected in Louisiana as well as the coaching fraternity. He is a very good recruiter too!
Why is he a TE coach when he was a qb in college? is this common among position coaches?
This post has been edited 3 times, most recently by bayoubengalfan4 19 months ago
One of my thoughts as well...
Credentials, no, but a brain, yes.
Tell us what you know for fact and maybe you will have a shred of respect.
I'm not sure you find correlation when you break down all the position coaches and their player position as an athlete. Some excellent coaches hardly played at all.
What I know is this: Ensminger is LSU and it's a plus to have a Tiger on the coaching staff. Second, he is a Louisiana native and knows something about Louisiana HS programs and HS coaches. The final thought:is his successes or failures are Miles successes or failures. If he wasn't doing his job, he'd be gone.
All of this snipping looks petty in the days before Christmas.
Thank you 76 and with that this thread is locked because your last statement is the best way to end this
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