Rivals and 247 get catfished by fake recruit

TheRichtShow

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Here's a TN board thread with more details: https://www.volnation.com/forum/threads/tn-ot-blake-carrienger.301860/

This is Rivals' explanation:

"Hey guys, I haven’t read all the responses here but this is obviously and unusual situation. The “kid” was on twitter claiming offers that didn’t exist and was given a 5.5 rating based on those early offers as a placeholder until we could see him in person or his film (which turned out to be non-existent) was updated."

So Miami recruits who are actual humans can get rated as 2* by Rivals. But if someone even claims a UF/Bama offer, he's a 3* without even checking to see if he's real. LOL
 

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Hilarious!
 

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Anyone get a hold of that article? I can only imagine how funny it was with the rivals idiots trying to write it. .

Rivals reporter: Alright, his name is Blake and hes from Tenn, we can rule out dual threat QB.

Rivals Analyst: actually he is a lineman sir.

Reporter: I see, this is going to be more difficult than I thought. A kid name Blake is probably scrappy, hustles every play, and is a gym rat. Lets also mention that he has a high football IQ, GREAT fundamentals, is heady, great intangibles, and has a ton of heart. I need one more talking point.

Analyst: Lets throw in sneaky athletic or point out that he is a real gamer.
 

Tetragrammaton Cane

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Anyone get a hold of that article? I can only imagine how funny it was with the rivals idiots trying to write it. .

Rivals reporter: Alright, his name is Blake and hes from Tenn, we can rule out dual threat QB.

Rivals Analyst: actually he is a lineman sir.

Reporter: I see, this is going to be more difficult than I thought. A kid name Blake is probably scrappy, hustles every play, and is a gym rat. Lets also mention that he has a high football IQ, GREAT fundamentals, is heady, great intangibles, and has a ton of heart. I need one more talking point.

Analyst: Lets throw in sneaky athletic or point out that he is a real gamer.
Exactly! He’ll probably end up going to TN because he’s not a diva like S FL kids. LOL.

Miami needs bags to compete.
 
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The recruiting sites just got caught with their shlt stained underwear down around their ankles, and are now coming up with third grade “the dog ate my homework“ excuses.

Are you fūcking kidding me? “Was given a 5.5 rating based on those early offers as a placeholder”

Who the fūck do they think their fooling?

There is no excuse. They gave a ghost a rating of 5.5. Calling it a “placeholder“ is just “dog ate my homework” excuses. These dumbfūcks won’t even own it.

The dirty lid has been blown way off the recruiting sites. Nobody should ever take them seriously again. Or pay them any kind of money. This proves it.

I can’t stop laughing at these fools!
 

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D$ should appreciate this, because it clarifies that the primary ranking drive is offers, which is what he was pointing to in the context of Hunte.

While it seems funny, it isn’t a serious bug in the rankings. Fake recruits won’t exist by the time we get to next fall, and so not sure this reflects a hole.
 

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Should have known something was up when Teo's ex-girlfriend was on Twitter trying to get him to USC for a visit.
 
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