In an effort to find the correct dialogue; it has been suggested that I change the name from Preseason All-Americans to Players to Watch. With so many hurt feelings over the word “All-American”, I have decided to take the advice and have officially changed the link and page to “2010 Preseason Players to Watch.”
To add a selection(s) to the SemiPro BCS National Rankings “2010 Preseason Players to Watch” page: simply download the “Players to Watch” spreadsheet. To qualify you must submit complete player stats from the 2009 season. Once you have completed the form email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org along with one (1) action photo that clearly identifies the player. All photos must be at least 300x300 and in .jpg, .gif or .png format only. ABSOLUTELY NO WATER MARKED PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED! All photos must be the property of the player.
Any questions feel free to contact me at the email above or call (618) 223-0446.
Good luck in 2010!
SemiPro BCS National Rankings Administrator
Dose all information and pictures submitted become property of SemiPro BCS to be used without the players permission?
I am not here to start anything but arn't you now selling advertising on your site? Are you planning on starting a scouting company? Where does this money go and does it do to support the players, the site, or the GMFL?
MCPIRATES: Dose all information and pictures submitted become property of SemiPro BCS to be used without the players permission?
ME: IF you are sending it to me then wouldn't that constitute you giving permission? Next what am I going to do with another mans photo?
MCPIRATES: I am not here to start anything but arn't you now selling advertising on your site?
ME: Yes I am looking for sponsors to advertise on the SemiPro BCS Website. When did that become against the Semi-Pro football Law? I didn't know I needed permission to advertise on a site that "I" own?
MCPIRATES: Are you planning on starting a scouting company?
ME: You are kidding right?
MCPIRATES: Where does this money go and does it do to support the players, the site, or the GMFL?
ME: Where does it anywhere on the SemiPro BCS National Rankings website say it supports the GMFL? Obviously you choose to read what you wanted to read because it is CLEARLY stated on the resources page what the intentions are for any dollars contributed.
Now let me ask you this: The money you collect from your players and sponsors where does that go? To support the players, your team or your family?
FINAL STATEMENT: Mr. Jackson let me make one thing very very clear (for somebody who isn't trying to start anything)...I work for our US Government and get paid a very nice salary; therefore I am not in need of anything!
I pay for the SemiPro BCS National Rankings website out of my own pocket, I maintain it myself and have not asked you or anybody for one single nickle to be apart of it or to help maintain it.
I do this because there are some very good football players who wouldn't otherwise get noticed. In the two (2) years of it's existence I have not borrowed, begged or stolen anything from anyone....
Am I offended by your question? Nope but I have come to learn that anytime somebody say "not trying to start anything"....typically they are full of more s*it then a clogged toilet...
BOTTOM LINE: The SemiPro BCS National Rankings website was established for ANYONE who wants to participate, meaning in laymen terms: IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT OR THE WAY IT'S RAN THEN DON'T PARTICIPATE IN IT!
Hope this answers any and all of your questions...
By change, did you play QB for the Chicago Heights Broncos in the early 90's?
You made the STATEMENT in bold about players personal property. I want players to be aware that anything can happen when you turn over that amount of information. Ofter scouting services are paid by professional teams for finding players.
About My Teams Finances ... any one of my players can ask me to see the bank statements, they can vote on how the money is spent. If they did they would find out the I and many of our board members pay more then our fair share to keep the organization running. 100% of what our players and sponsors pay go to the team. I also know what the cost of keeping a website running is - hint its not as much as you think.
As for the Resources Page - it states : 100% of the proceeds will go to the winners of the Mid-America Championship and Southeast Championship to assist with travel to the 2010 SemiPro BCS National Championship in Atlanta Georgia
My question is how are these teams selected. By Pre-selected league? Or are they selected by your rankings?
I will continue to use your site rankings, they are great entertainment to our players and our fans. If your setting up a business around these ranking, which I hand it to you is a great idea, then lets call it what it is.
Sometimes a bit of debate is a great way to promote what you are doing, and why you are doing it. Again I just a few questions about what your intentions were.
I apologize if you think I am blasting your website and rankings, because that is not what I am trying to do. I simply asked a few questions publicly, questions I am sure others have as well. I have said how I appreciate what you are doing in and have said so in about every e-mail I have sent to you over the past year. There is no Man Drama to be had, altho I will stand to defend my team at any time. Team Finances are viewable by our players at their request.
Good services received should be valued. You will find my donation in your inbox today for your time and efforts for 2009 and 2010. I would hope you reconsider dropping the Madison Co Pirates from your rankings.
Madison Co Pirates