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ADavisTheGOAT

Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« on: December 06, 2017, 02:22:13 pm »

GA assistant at Clemson, then became SMU’s OL coach in 2015.
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Wildhog

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 02:24:16 pm »

Not trying to be a downer, but his only recruiting experience is at SMU.  Last time we hired an OL coach with no major recruiting experience, it didn't work out so well.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2017, 02:24:55 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.
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Wildhog

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 02:25:09 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.

What I was afraid of.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 02:25:27 pm »

Not trying to be a downer, but his only recruiting experience is at SMU.  Last time we hired an OL coach with no major recruiting experience, it didn't work out so well.

I’m not liking the whole SMU staff being transplanted over here.
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Fayettechill14

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 02:25:54 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.

The 247 Sports reporter who first reported about Craddock and Fry coming here says we should NOT expect Morris to bring his entire offensive staff to Arkansas. Just some of it.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:04 pm »

What I was afraid of.

You did watch Kurt Anderson for two years didn’t you?
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Hogfan46

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:16 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.

Most off Offensive staff is likely. I’m ok with that.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:21 pm »

"Gotta give 3.5 mil to the staff" lol
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:27 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.
This is why we need survival of the fittest....people like you get by.
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checkraiser88

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:34 pm »

Lol the haters about this secretly like our current OL coach
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userpick

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:42 pm »

Relax. There's been two or three of them. Everything ive read says not to expect very many to come with him.
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Oliver

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2017, 02:26:50 pm »

You did watch Kurt Anderson for two years didn’t you?

Unfortunately, yes.
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HF#1

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2017, 02:27:06 pm »

Y'all some overreacting females. Let it play out, it's not going to be an SMU transplant situation.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2017, 02:27:28 pm »

I’m not liking the whole SMU staff being transplanted over here.
I wouldn't mind the RB coach, Traylor. he is supposedly a good recruiter.  I think he is the interim coach at SMU now.  Once they get a new guy maybe he will also come aboard. 
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2017, 02:27:31 pm »

Lol the haters about this secretly like our current OL coach

That’s what I’m saying. Get Kurt Anderson out of here.
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ifghog

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 02:27:43 pm »

Bringing most of offensive staff. I am all on Board for that
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:00 pm »

Unfortunately, yes.

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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:08 pm »

Most off Offensive staff is likely. I’m ok with that.

Defense gonna be another story.
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rhog1

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #19 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:11 pm »

Can't help but be an upgrade from what we had.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #20 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:29 pm »

I guess we are going to get the SMU staff here.
Scary.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #21 on: December 06, 2017, 02:28:56 pm »

Y'all some overreacting females.

Hogville in a nutshell.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2017, 02:29:15 pm »

What do any of you actually know about this guy....seriously? Just shut up with the complaining, please!
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navyhog24

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2017, 02:30:11 pm »

Just need to add Jeff Traylor who is said to be an East recruiting machine
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2017, 02:30:25 pm »

People griping about his offensive staff.  They were one of only two teams in the country to have a 3,000 yd passer, TWO 1,000 yd receivers, and a 1,000 yd rusher.  Get over yourselves already.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2017, 02:31:00 pm »

You want somebody familiar with teaching the technique(s) specific to his system.  That way only the kids are learning... not coaches and kids.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2017, 02:31:13 pm »

Arsenal sucks.


Go Chelsea!!

Get ________ed Chelsea!
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Fayettechill14

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #27 on: December 06, 2017, 02:31:21 pm »

For those wondering, OC and OL coach are typically related. There's so much cooperation between the scheme and how the O-line plays to that scheme that these two coaches are often package deals. Jim Chaney and Sam Pittman is a classic example.

So it's not surprising that Morris would immediately decide to bring both his OC and OL coach. He thinks they're working together well at SMU, and it's hard to argue with that. His RB coach sounds like he's a great recruiter, so if he brings him too, that leaves 2 offensive hires to be made. Lunney and Smith could be retained in those roles (TE/H-backs and WRs) or new hires could be made.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2017, 02:32:46 pm »

All-ACC Center for Clemson in 2006
Fifth Round Draft Pick to Rams in 2007 and 08. Bounced around the NFL a little after that.
Clemson GA 2012-14
SMU OL Coach 2015-17

He's a young coach, mid-30s.
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ballhog™

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #29 on: December 06, 2017, 02:32:53 pm »

People griping about his offensive staff.  They were one of only two teams in the country to have a 3,000 yd passer, TWO 1,000 yd receivers, and a 1,000 yd rusher.  Get over yourselves already.

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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2017, 02:33:06 pm »

Dude played in the NFL, so I guess that's a plus for recruiting.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2017, 02:33:18 pm »

You want somebody familiar with teaching the technique(s) specific to his system.  That way only the kids are learning... not coaches and kids.

Hogville doesnt like facts. They like alternative facts.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #32 on: December 06, 2017, 02:34:34 pm »

If most of SMU's offensive staff comes it might not be a bad thing.  According to this matrix SMU has the 8th ranked offense this year.

http://www.oddsshark.com/ncaaf/offensive-stats
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HF#1

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2017, 02:35:24 pm »

If most of SMU's offensive staff comes it might not be a bad thing.  According to this matrix SMU has the 8th ranked offense this year.

http://www.oddsshark.com/ncaaf/offensive-stats

OMG y'all look. Positive things and what not.
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PorkSoda

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2017, 02:35:30 pm »

Lol the haters about this secretly like our current OL coach
that's just dumb.  one would think he has the ability to go out and hire some good coaches, that an SEC program should be able to attracted better assistants than he was able to at SMU. 

him hiring a clemson GA looks like he is not as connected as many here claim.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2017, 02:35:59 pm »

OMG y'all look. Positive things and what not.

fake news.
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Sourpuss

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2017, 02:36:21 pm »

thinking he keeps Lunney and Smith.    We'll see.
thinking you and I have the same source
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HF#1

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #37 on: December 06, 2017, 02:37:31 pm »

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RazorPiggie

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #38 on: December 06, 2017, 02:37:45 pm »

Here is what I know. He's only 34 so he can relate to players. He started 36 games at Clemson from 2002-2006. Drafted in the 5th round by the Rams in 2007 and played in 4 games. Then bounced around practice squads til 2010. Was a GA for Clemson from 2012-14 and has been at SMU since 2015.

Most important thing for these two staff hires today is that they are young and can relate to recruits.
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Scott7703

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #39 on: December 06, 2017, 02:38:07 pm »

I'm hoping we hang onto smith and Lunney.
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HF#1

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #40 on: December 06, 2017, 02:38:13 pm »

that's just dumb.  one would think he has the ability to go out and hire some good coaches, that an SEC program should be able to attracted better assistants than he was able to at SMU.  see him hiring a clemson GA.

but it looks like he is not as connected as many here claim.

He is bringing parts of his #8 ranked offense. Shame on him.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
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Wildhog

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #42 on: December 06, 2017, 02:40:45 pm »

Recruiting experience is extremely important.  This isn't the place (or time) for learning on the job.  Sorry.
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PorkSoda

Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #43 on: December 06, 2017, 02:41:37 pm »

He is bringing parts of his #8 ranked offense. Shame on him.
I'm not going to complain too much about him bringing a couple offensive guys he is familiar working with.

the defensive hires will be critical though.

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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2017, 02:42:08 pm »

I guess some of you are only going to be happy if hire a bunch of 60 year-old former head-coaches.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #45 on: December 06, 2017, 02:43:39 pm »

I guess some of you are only going to be happy if hire a bunch of 60 year-old former head-coaches.
and you guys are happy transplanting an entire AAC staff to the SEC and hoping for the best.

you going to happy when he brings his 121 ranked defense here too?
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #46 on: December 06, 2017, 02:44:39 pm »

For those wondering, OC and OL coach are typically related. There's so much cooperation between the scheme and how the O-line plays to that scheme that these two coaches are often package deals. Jim Chaney and Sam Pittman is a classic example.

So it's not surprising that Morris would immediately decide to bring both his OC and OL coach. He thinks they're working together well at SMU, and it's hard to argue with that. His RB coach sounds like he's a great recruiter, so if he brings him too, that leaves 2 offensive hires to be made. Lunney and Smith could be retained in those roles (TE/H-backs and WRs) or new hires could be made.

You want to see what happens when an OC is stuck with the wrong Oline coach...watch tape of us for the past two years.  I'm fine with this hire.  Smith having his foot in Louisiana would make him a valuable keep for this staff.  Lunney's Arkansas roots would make him a good keep.  I guess we'll see.
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #47 on: December 06, 2017, 02:44:46 pm »

It makes sense considering he wants continuity in blocking schemes under his system. 
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #48 on: December 06, 2017, 02:47:25 pm »

I'm hoping we hang onto smith and Lunney.
predict you'll get your wish
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Re: Dustin Fry as new OL coach
« Reply #49 on: December 06, 2017, 02:48:03 pm »

They're going to have to hire a recruiter at some point.
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