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First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by firemoose » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:37 pm

Wofford ILB Coach Greg Gasparato is the first official announced football
hire. Just going to link a few articles below. Hands are still trying to thaw out.

https://247sports.com/college/appalachi ... -113223320

http://appstatesports.com/news/2018/1/4 ... stant.aspx



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by Goapps15 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:54 pm

Interesting that we made a hire without hiring our DC first?



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by goapps93 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:55 pm

I thought the same thing. But we haven't officially lost our DC either. Strange either way with the rumors of Woody leaving.


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by firemoose » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:02 pm

If Nate is leaving or if he isn't doesn't matter. We had a spot open with Sloan's departure and it's filled. And if Nate is leaving I'm putting money down that we've already hired our new DC. But we can't announce until Nate's departure is announced. Simple as that.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by HighlandsApp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:06 pm

Satt is good at evaluating talent; both players and coaches. Whatever happens with the rest of the defensive staff all will be fine.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by goapps93 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:06 pm

I agree firemoose. Either Woody's staying and made the hire or the yet to be announced new DC OK'd it. It does give us something else to speculate on though.


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by firemoose » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:08 pm

goapps93 wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:06 pm
I agree firemoose. Either Woody's staying and made the hire or the yet to be announced new DC OK'd it. It does give us something else to speculate on though.
Always stuff to speculate on around here... ;)



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by Goapps15 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:10 pm

93 just made the most sense. Sorry for playing devils advocate Moose.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by AppSt94 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:16 pm

Satt has a plan for replacing everyone on the staff and he will make the best decisions possible. Speculating is like sitting in a rocking chair. Sure it gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by goapps93 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:20 pm

Certainly agree about Scott's hiring ability but I don't think he would make a hire without input from the Coordinator, whoever it may be. That's why it makes sense that the DC will either still be Woody or someone else Scott has already chosen but hasn't been able to announce.


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by CVAPP » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:21 pm

goapps93 wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:20 pm
Certainly agree about Scott's hiring ability but I don't think he would make a hire without input from the Coordinator, whoever it may be. That's why it makes sense that the DC will either still be Woody or someone else Scott has already chosen but hasn't been able to announce.
This makes sense.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by firemoose » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:24 pm

Goapps15 wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:10 pm
93 just made the most sense. Sorry for playing devils advocate Moose.
Not a thing wrong with that. And please know I wasn't jumping on either one of you. I'm trying to thaw out and checking for frostbite so I was in a hurry to post the reply. When I'm dealing with things like that I tend to fall back on my training and experience. Short and to the point. And that can come across as jackass in the right situations. Sorry about that. ;)

Also I have to keep in mind that I haven't posted much of anything on the whole NW, Ga Tech, SS, Southern, D Staff situation. Do I know more than I've posted? Well..given I haven't posted anything until now I think you could safely assume the answer is yes. But the only ones that know it all are the ones in the big brick building that has a big green field in front of it.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by NavyApp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:25 pm

I love how everyone has said the same thing Moose has, but with different verbage. It's like some weird coping mechanism; we all must say this thing over and over again. Too funny!


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by T-Dog » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:38 pm

I had a feeling about Gasparato. Always interesting to see who follows who on Twitter and how recent those follows were.



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by HighPointApp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:43 pm

firemoose wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:02 pm
If Nate is leaving or if he isn't doesn't matter. We had a spot open with Sloan's departure and it's filled. And if Nate is leaving I'm putting money down that we've already hired our new DC. But we can't announce until Nate's departure is announced. Simple as that.
But, but, we HAVE to know right now!! In today's world all must know why!!!!!! (Dripping sarcasm)


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by Saint3333 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:51 pm

T-Dog wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:38 pm
I had a feeling about Gasparato. Always interesting to see who follows who on Twitter and how recent those follows were.
Anybody outside of the App family that recently followed him and/or other coaches?



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by HighPointApp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:53 pm

Now that I got my sarcastic post out of the way.

I would gather from this hire the 3-4 is here to stay no matter who the new DC is, if there is a new DC.


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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by AppStateMtneer » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:09 pm

MAD Doctor wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:27 pm
https://youtu.be/jnQqL1_0StQ
A lot of positive reinforcement and praising... not enough yelling and attitude for me... at least from that clip



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Re: First New Hire Official: Coach Greg Gasparato

Unread post by CVAPP » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:17 pm

AppStateMtneer wrote:
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:09 pm
A lot of positive reinforcement and praising... not enough yelling and attitude for me... at least from that clip
I will pass that along to Scott for you. Anything else?



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