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That kid won't ever see the field in tuskaloser.
I've known about this one for a couple weeks now, He isn't the only kid who has been told his offer is no more... However, he may be the only one to admit to NCAA violations in an interview. A school can't get a job for a prospective recruit, that is a big no-no! My guess is that it will take less than a day for someone to “correct” his memory of that conversation and say that all Saban told him was that he SHOULD get a job, not that any uat booster or coach would get one for him. There were at least two other kids told to look elsewhere a few weeks back when it became clear that they could upgrade their 3* kids with 4-5* kids. There are two more in Alabama that I know of.
I'm sure this kid is now on the Do Not Call, Do Not Answer list out of tuscaloser and won't even get his meaningless piece of paper to hang on the wall. He better look for a small school to sign with before he misses the boat to an education entirely.
Unlike some, I DO feel bad for the kid. He is clearly someone who has/had dreams of playing at Alabama and Saban used him as a back-up plan. He isn’t needed, so now they wash their hands of him.
kick 'em in the ass, big blue.
This is a crying shame. Granted I'm sure this happens all over the country, but doubt it happens like this. One of the first commits, which Bama took because it was early. In comes TJ, out goes the 3 star! What's sad is he says his coach heard from Bama about 2 weeks ago... wouldn't that be about the time the contact period resumed after the dead period before the new year that TJ flipped right before? It's a shame that and Bama have so much prestige that these recruits still want to come after they have been blatantly shafted.
Oh well, to each his own.... Hate it for the kid.
kdou7048 said... (original post)You know ..... The bear did this same kind of crap. The reason why the ncaa put a scholarship cap on schools. I guess the sabear is earning the comparison...... Cheating and just plain sorry
kdou7048 said... (original post)
You know ..... The bear did this same kind of crap. The reason why the ncaa put a scholarship cap on schools. I guess the sabear is earning the comparison...... Cheating and just plain sorry
Back in the days of unlimited scholarships they would sign every kid they could brainwash into thinking they would play. Many kids who would have been starters at other schools never saw the field at uat. At least those kids got to go to school though. This kid won't even get that.This kind of move is about as low as it gets.
Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy - you know who
This guy just has too much pull. He had the textbook hearing pushed back till after signing day, buried the suitgate and miami scandal, and struck a player. Still he is heralded, not only by those with crimson connections, by all as the greatest. I still think he and his unpaid GA ( former paid AAD @ msu) started and continue to fuel the whole Cam witch hunt. He has carefully planned an all out on AU and is assisted by a basic cable channel and a 5 day a week national recruiting show which always shows the family in the most negative tone possiable. From the tapes to the hostess' to the bagman the rec is accomplishing its goals without fear of any backlash,
Today is a great day to love Auburn, a little better than yesterday but not as good as tomorrow.
It'll be interesting to see how much coverage this gets. It, of course, will get no coverage in the state of Alabama. Will some national guys pick it up? Will the AJC continue pursuing it? This young man might not ever make it to college now. He'll likely not ever go to spuat. They'll have 25 higher ranked guys next year too. Saban is in essance taking this young man's chance to go to college away from him. Also, with all of the crazy NCAA rules, is it legal for saban to sign a piece of paper saying that someone has a scholarship for the 2013 year? I doubt it.
Reminds me of the scene in the movie Rudy when Coach Parseghian promises that he will dress Rudy for one game next season and then gets canned. If the scholarship is honored this kid will probably be one of those that "decides" to hang up his cleats after one season for "medical reasons".
I have heard of a grey shirt. I have heard of a red shirt. I have never heard of a Hollah Back shirt
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