2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by econalum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:00 pm

Folks, we are doing FBS on the cheap, and we need to, as there is extremely little fan support via attendance, and we are not growing alum support as 95% of students on campus do not even attend the games, just 'tail gate'.

Here is what Whipple made in 2017:

Mark Whipple Head Football Coach UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS SYSTEM (UMS) 2017 $272,654.20 $492,654.20

And his son:Spencer Whipple Assistant Coach UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS SYSTEM (UMS) 2017 $83,779.02 $84,779.28

First total is salary, second is total payments (including salary, plus: incentives, bonuses, camp monies, etc.)
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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by econalum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 pm

And, here are the comparators. In my view, we are at MAC level at best. But, we are not going MAC due to A10, and lower travel costs.

http://sports.usatoday.com/ncaa/salaries/

But again, the larger question is why UMASS expects to break through in FBS, when:

1. Massachusetts and New England are pro sports focused.
2. Few undergrads or alums follow the sport, evidenced by attendance and 3rd/4th tier TV coverage.
3. We are among the poorest paying in FBS.

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by photoman » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:12 pm

Insanity is defined by continuing to watch them.

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by R&G » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 pm

econalum wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 pm
Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting a different result.
Kind of like you constantly ripping UMass' D1 football move on a UMass football message board

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by dennisdent » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:24 pm

R&G wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 pm
econalum wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 pm
Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting a different result.
Kind of like you constantly ripping UMass' D1 football move on a UMass football message board
Funny! Or posting the salary data on the football coach on here.....

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by dennisdent » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:27 pm

The center just rolled the snap back and then its thrown for an int. Haven't seen that in all my years of watching UMass football! Time for a new hobby!!!

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by 78 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:33 pm

Looking forward to Jack’s game review...good night.
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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by Mizor » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:35 pm

I have to admit I have already cancelled my fubo subscription. Couldn't take anymore.

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by econalum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:36 pm

R&G wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 pm
econalum wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 pm
Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting a different result.
Kind of like you constantly ripping UMass' D1 football move on a UMass football message board
Remember that this forum is an echo chamber of the very few UMASS alums who care at all. I care about UMASS deeply.
Feeling entitled is JUST a feeling...

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by Quann » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:37 pm

This is embarrassing. Giving up 56 to fiu before the end of the freaking 3rd quarter!

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by Refuse2Lose83 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:38 pm

No conference. No HC. No defense. This program is a mess. Will never be successful as an independent. I miss FCS football. My interest in this program has lessened each FBS season.
Hire Matt McCall!

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by econalum » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:40 pm

dennisdent wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:24 pm
R&G wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 pm
econalum wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:08 pm
Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting a different result.
Kind of like you constantly ripping UMass' D1 football move on a UMass football message board
Funny! Or posting the salary data on the football coach on here.....
Salary data is public and fair game. "Make data your friend, ignorance is not bliss".
Feeling entitled is JUST a feeling...

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by jpatsfan » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:01 pm

Wow do we suck and I mean we really suck!

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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:06 pm

Refuse2Lose83 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:38 pm
No conference. No HC. No defense. This program is a mess. Will never be successful as an independent. I miss FCS football. My interest in this program has lessened each FBS season.
Agree with the first four parts. Disagree with the 5th and your sentiment in the 6th and 7th.
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Re: 2018 - Game 4: @ FIU 9/15

Post by R&G » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:14 pm

econalum wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:36 pm
I care about UMASS deeply.
I'm sure that you do, but it sure seems like you get some weird "I told you so" satisfaction about UMass failing miserably at something that could help and improve the university

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