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I would be very wary of taking matthew thomas. When someone has 2-3 years to make a decision and wants out after making said decision. ..it throws up a red flag.
Would Georgia take him, probably. Would Georgia be happy that he is talking up our program just so he can go slip into a nightmare at usc....hell no.
This is either a character or a mental aspect to this I think..I could be wrong but it is not a normal situation of a kid having a legit reason to want out of his loi. This would be bad for college football
No doubt, Matthew Thomas is far from somebody with a brain that works
I have heard him talk a few times and calling him an idiot would be a true understatement, and I said this long before he committed and even if he plays for FSU in the end he will still be a moron to me
Great talent, but upstairs something is clearly missing
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.
I am in the minority on my home board for saying the kid should man up and honor his loi even for just one year, transfer and redshirt if he is STILL un happy.
The one year penalty should be enforced to where he needs to sit out a year wherever he lands up if it is not Tallahassee.
Might be true.
I was suspicious of this Matthew Thomas thing to begin with.
It smells of illegal contact from Kiffin. He easily could have instructed MT to conceal the contact but suggesting a broader net of schools were still under consideration, i.e. UGA.
I agree. Though it would be hard to prove if kiffin had any legit contact after he signed. Doesnt mean he cant do it through other channels.
I seriously doubt he comes to Georgia.
Oh Kiffin played his games, there is no way he didn't
Funny how Matt's estranged father all of sudden shows up when momma is out of the country too
I would bet the house that USC offered that man something to get involved, its what they do
Yup. The timing of this thing is not coincedental. Someone called the kids father.
There is no way that anybody being honest would or could deny this
I mean the dude was nowhere for years, and no part of his recruitment whatsoever
Now all of a sudden dad is a factor when mom just happens to be out of the country ? lol.... gotta hand it to Lane though, he defines snake ass lier and has earned his reputation without question
This is a case of him thinking he had Matt wrapped up on NSD, and seeing as how he was embarrassed so badly on NSD by more than a few kids, and the fact USCw needs players... especially elite ones or Lane will be out of a job, well its no wonder that he is back to his dirty ways on a case he saw as might not being over
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Cause that would result in great team chemistrt. Great idea.
A coach being vindictive against an 18 year old is ridiculous.
This is why a preseason #1 went 7-6 in the Pac 12, Lane Kiffin is a joke show and his continued downfall will be nothing short of hilarious to watch just like it was last year
The man can't coach, but he gets jobs because of his last name and gift of bullshitting people in interviews
But when you think of who he bullshitted, its really not that impressive
USC has a stupid administration and then you have Al Davis, Tennessee fired Phil Fulmer and is nothing short of retarded as well
Bottom line is Lane is lying as he always does and the fact he will stoop to these levels in order to play mind games with an 18 year old shows just how slimy he is and always will be
Its that simple
People can say what they want about Jimbo's coaching abilities, but in terms of character.... its a no contest between him and Lane, Jimbo wins in a landslide victory on every level
Yes I agree Jimbo should not let him out, make him go to JUCO for a year then he can be recruited again if he wants to go that route
Not according to FSU 2x..
Jimbo should cut him some slack, being a young black male, he is going to make a lot of dumb decisions
Yup, exactly. All of these people trying to keep a kid against his will at a school he doesn't want to be at. Really? Realy? Be human beings and put the kid's welfare first.
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It's amazing to me how much more down to earth and reasonable about this whole thing UGA fans are as opposed to USC fans.
USC/the state of California breeds some full blown retard.
you do realize there is fans of all walks in this thread, the only people that are blind to what is really going on here is USCw fans
Because you idiots are blind to who your coach really is behind the scenes
The rest of us can see Lane for what he really is and that is a lying cock sucking douche bag
Did Matt want to pick USC, yes.... but he didn't, and Lane hasn't stopped pressing that issue well after NSD and he is clearly using tactics that doesn't serve the best interest of Matt... because Lane only serves his best interests, and this is why most in this profession have zero respect for him
Yes, we can generalize to a state because of 3 people on an internet message board who might not even live there. That shows real sense and intellect. /irony
UGA doesn't suck, so signing a 5 star isn't that big of a deal to them because they are comfortable with where their program is at
When you are 7-6 and flat terrible while not making anybody in americas top 25, well you get really excited about the possibility that you might see a LB show up to your school 2 years down the road
The state sucks. Been there. It sucks. The people suck. Everything about it is terrible.
Wow. This was touching. But I didn't realize you kept a picture of Coach Kiffin in your burn book or whatever. There is no way that Coach Kiffin had contacted Mr Thomas since NSD. I am sure some players have: he had a blast on his OV. I know players on USC's team who regular chat to friends on other teams. And, besides, Matthew Thomas always wanted to go to USC: so this is not some dramatic change of mind.
You are being very melodramatic and need to have a lie down, I think. You are getting rather heated about trying to enforce unhappiness on a 17 year old. Just let the kid go to the school he wants to.
Lolz at thinking that is what he is doing, its a known fact that LA is a shit hole mixed with retards from celebrities to hippies and some of the most dangerous gang activity in america
Then you places like San Fran and plenty of others, California is just littered with asswipes
Mozart was a hack, Isaac Newton wasn't a great scientist, and Picasso's paintings don't always look like a photo. And California sucks. Sucks to be you.
Do you model yourself on Donnie from the Big Lebowski? Or is it merely coincidental?
how could you possibly know that one way or another ?
Its amazing what fans tell themselves
Lane will do anything, he has proven this in the past, he is as dirty as it gets in college coaching
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