Bud and Wiles are much closer to just saying it and letting the chips fall where they may. Cav' was close to this as well.
The rest mix in some censorship; hyperbole, or simply tell you what you want to hear. Stiney and O'Cain are very good at this, and that is no insult either. Hite was prolly the best.
Frank is really clear in his recorded pre-game and his immediate post-game.
He gives away jewels of intrinsic wisdom some weeks pre-game.
The recruits I do not know as well as C.Horne and C.Coleman.
Are you asking up a specific recruit or in general terms?
(lotta salesmanship there; I can tell you that now)
As for the Media, beyond Raleigh, GMSA and Phil when we had him; the bovine shicacus filter is just not in place. This is what you get when you have pure journalism majors and communications majors who have never worn a jock. This is why the Staff bristles with some of them. Ask them how many surgical zippers (long-zig-zag scars) they are wearing from said terminal contact sport? You simply must suffer a terminal contact sport before you can cover it. Ask them how many times they delivered (or received) a crackback block? As them how to do any given simple football drill? When do you catch web up or web down? How many hours of sports psych have they had? How many titles did they win? Etc. etc. etc...
These are the things that give you that intrinsic hard to define filter.
Also note that the tradition media is now filled with rook's. (rookies right now -- due so so many departures in the last 2-3 seasons).
You need to be around the Staff a bit to learn their poker-faced tells.
Though that will come and they should catch up to that in ~2012-2013.
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