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you are clearly retarded, Im done here
Not only was your comparison to the Blakely situation way off, you can't see that I 100% understand what you are saying
And the fact you can't see why coaches are against is amazing
Some people have a legitimate reason for aborting a child, guess they should kill it after the mistake of having it with no penalties
This post was edited by NoVaNoles 10 months ago
fsufsu said... I've got about 10 great stories on Lane but all you need to know is he will never be a loser, that's for sure.
You keep avoiding the question...why didn't those other instances of a recruit being released from his LOI without penalty lead to something terrible for college football recruiting?
No point in signing a LOI if you can get out of it with no penalty every time.
No one is saying recruits should be able to get out of it every time; it should depend on the situation. And in this situation Thomas has a valid reason for being released.
Exactly right, how this is lost on people is hilarious
How can people be this stupid, I don't get it
USCw fans are a special bunch
Which is what exactly?
Edit: I meant to respond to Thomas' legitimate reason for wanting out of his LOI.
This post was edited by CarterND 10 months ago
I see, when you have no logical response to a point raised, you resort to name calling and changing the subject.
And you are still avoiding the question I keep asking... why didn't those other instances of a recruit being released from his LOI without penalty lead to something terrible for college football recruiting?
Because kids still know that penalties are possible if they walk that route, its really simple to understand brother
If a day comes where NSD is meaningless, then all hell breaks loose
The more kids that get away with doing this, the more and more that will try
Go ahead, name another class where two high profile 5 stars did this in the same class ? and imagine if both had no penalty for doing so, then next year its 4 and then 7 and so on or however you want to imagine it
Facts are facts, more and more kids would test the waters and recruiting becomes an even bigger mess
Its only legitimate to USCw fans and it wouldn't be legitimate if it was thomas wanting out of USCw and wanted in at FSU
This. I'm not real sure on his situation.
That didn't answer the question at all...you said nothing of why past players being released didn't lead to something terrible for college football.
News flash for you, Thomas being released would have no impact of what other coaches have to do if a recruit wants to be released; they would be free to judge the situation and do what they think is best.
He wants to go to USCw lol, so its a legitimate reason for USCw fans
Thomas wanted to sign with USC, but his mom told him she wouldn't sign his LOI for anywhere besides FSU. He felt he had no other option but to sign with FSU. The media also provided pressure to sign on National Signing Day because they booked a time slot for him to do it on TV.
This post was edited by FBFan67 10 months ago
Can he play wide receiver?
Jesus, because kids know its a problem they don't want to mess with
But the more and more high profile recruits that do so and get away with it, the more it will continue to happen
Hell this is the worst we have ever seen, ever.... with two 5 stars doing it in one class, basically in the same month.... with penalty, imagine if both don't get said penalty
Next year will likely have a few more, and if Vanderdoes and Thomas were allowed to enroll at UCLA and USC with no penalties, then coaches and kids start playing a new kind of game which is after NSD recruiting
Say you tell one kid no room, then his position group loses a WR to say an arrest.... you want to see a day where coaches can re-recruit some 5 star WR that USCw signed, and needs.... only to see that kid get the spot he wanted at Cal after NSD, and now he can head there with no penalty... simply because he wants to be there, and while USCw is preparing for spring ball, now Lane has to deal with this on top of it
This is something 98% of coaches don't want, only the desperate coaches like Lane, who's ass is burning from the hot seat would do it in order to save their job and families well being
Clearly "legitimate" carries a different meaning to you.
He could have waited just like many other recruits have done to sign. Damn Cyrus K committed to Auburn on TV on NSD but a week later sent in papers to Alabama. Not a real new issue with kids. Not sure why FSU shoud treat him special because of his own doing.
I'd love to see his stance on this if Cravens wanted to be at ND, and thought Lane should just release him because he wants to be somewhere else
Knowing that Kelly kept recruiting him after NSD, lying and bullshitting his ears in order to make it happen
Amen, its no way FSU's fault the kid and his family are retarded
This is the line you walk with South Florida kids
13% of them have a mother and a father with a brain
"Jesus, because kids know its a problem they don't want to mess with."
So then it wouldn't change if Thomas was released either. Kids would still know its a problem and not want to mess with it. It didn't change before and it wouldn't change now. If a kid wants to be released from his LOI he is going to do what he can to get released.
Coaches don't have to follow what Jimbo does. They are free to judge their situation and do what they feel is best. By the way, NSD is meaningless; it's just for fans and media. Kids can wait until April to sign if they want.
You mean like when Kiffin let Amir Carlisle transfer to ND?
Difference is Cyrus K's mom didn't tell him she would only sign his LOI for Auburn. Thomas didn't have the option of choosing from multiple schools...he only had one option, an option he didn't want.
Somebody should have told Thomas lol
And yes, coaches don't have to follow Jimbo, they are choosing too
A legitimate reason would be a sick and/or dying family member or because a coach lied to a recruit about upcoming sanctions if there were any; not because he couldn't decide after several years and was "pressured"
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