Archive for October, 2009

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Oct
09

Griz commit update: Vaughn Autry

autryWestcoasthoopsreport.com has a very interesting article on recent Griz recruit Vaughn Autry today. The story also involves former Montana Grizzly head basketball coach and current Utah State coach Stew Morrill, and it is not to flattering of Morrill and his staff. He does though have some very nice things to say about Montana Coach Wayne Tinkle, as well as the current Griz players and staff. Here is an excerpt:

…had Utah State not bungled their recruitment of Autry he might not have ended up at Montana at all.

According to Autry’s father, Steve Autry, Utah State called and offered Vaughn a scholarship in July after the Best of the Summer tournament.

“They said he was going to start,” Steve said. “I told him he has to earn it.

“They were really high on it, they told him they were going to bring him in to replace the previous point guard.”

The 6-2 Vaughn decided that was a great offer, so he orally committed to Utah State before he ever visited the school.

The coaching staff wanted him to visit during the weekend the football team played their first home game on Sept. 26 so Steve took the steps to fill out the proper paperwork for the compliance officers.

But in the weeks leading up to Vaughn’s visit, both father and son said the coaches stopped returning phone calls and weren’t reachable, indicating to both of them that something was fishy.

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30
Oct
09

Griz FB recruit: Jordy Johnson

JORDYJOHNSONRivals.com is reporting that Bobby Haucks University of Montana Grizzlies are recruiting Jordy Johnson of Sheldon high school in Eugene, Oregon. Johnson is a record setting quarterback who surprisingly has not received a lot of serious offers from D-1A (bowl subdivision). Johnson is a 6-1, 185 pound quarterback, who runs a 4.5 forty time with 32” vertical.

For this season so far he has compiled some pretty amazing stats. He has completed 91 of 126 attempts coming into this week end for 1,760 yards and 26 TD’s with only one interception. Johnson has also rushed 60 times for 613 yards, and has caught one pass for 31 yards receiving.

For his career passing he has 475 completions on 651 attempts for 6,440 yards and 64 touch downs. His career rushing is 2,430 yards on 382 carries.

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30
Oct
09

More on Josh Huestis’s commit to Stanford

huestis3News of Josh Huestis’s commit to Stanford is all over the net today, being reported by Rivals, Scout, ESPN and countless other web sites and it should spread further as the day continues. While the local Palo Alto papers have some short blurbs about Josh’s signing I have not seen any from the local papers, but again they should come later today or tomorrow.

ESPN had a nice short little article on Josh’s signing that I thought was the best of what I have read so far. ESPN also gives Josh a rating of 90. Although I am look forward to see what the Great Fall Tribune has to write on the subject, and hopefully also get a few nice quotes from Josh.

Here is what ESPN had to say”

 

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29
Oct
09

Josh Huestis to Stanford

huestisIt is being reported on Scout.com that Josh Huestis has committed to Stanford University of the Pac-10 conference. It appears it came down to Stanford or Harvard. When I have more info I will post it.

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29
Oct
09

Recruiting Database Updated – Finally

bbhoopJust to let you know I have finally got around to updating the 11 recruiting databases on my blog. This includes the basketball recruiting list for each Big Sky men’s teams as well as a recruiting list for Montana State and Montana football programs. Just to reminder, the Montana and Montana State basketball list are the lists that I have spent the most time cultivating. Then comes the Montana State and Montana football programs. The other Big Sky lists are basically as I come across information I jot it down, so take them with a grain of salt.

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29
Oct
09

Bobcat Commit Update: Casey Trejeque

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I wanted to do an update on Brad Huse’s first commit for the 2010 class Casey Trejeque for some time but I have been having a hard time finding a lot of current info on Trejeque over the summer. It appears that Trejeque did play much summer ball this past spring and summer so there was not a lot to report on the national internet site.

Just to review, Casey Trejeque is a 5-9 point guard, although I have seen him listed any where from 5-7 to 5-10, I am told by a friend that saw him recently that 5-9 is about right. Trejeque plays for Price high school in Los Angelis California. Price this year will also will feature two 4 star D-1 recruits this year in 2G Allen Crabbe, and, PF/C Richard Solomon both committed to U, of California. You can find more info on Casey in my original post on his commitment.

I talked to a friend who saw him play recently in and he thinks Trejaque, may be able to contribute as a freshman for the Bobcats. He is a pure point guard, and given his size it may take a while for his offence to adjust to the D-1 game but as a pure point guard he should be able to make an impact early in his career

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28
Oct
09

Secret Scrimmages

shhhThis week a large number of D-1 schools will be participating in “Secret Scrimmage” as they are know, against other D-1 schools. One of these schools is Montana as they travel to Spokane this Friday (or Saturday depending on who you ask) to play Washington State in a scrimmage. While the scrimmages are supposed to be a secret, Fox Sports has published a list of schools, games and dates that they are aware of here.

I am not sure about the exact rules but I believe NCAA rules prohibit coaches from talking about the scrimmages, no fans can be in attendance and no official stats are to be published. I think this type of thing is very helpful for the coaches to get a gauge as to where there team are at, but lets face it they are really not that secret.

As a matter of fact I will be curious to see who quickly it takes for the unofficial stats to leak out.

Here is the list that Fox Sports has put out.

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