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Show me where in the bylaws its says "a HS student athlete is free to choose another school after signing his/her LOI if a)his main recruiter leaves the school b)school is later placed on probation.
Thomas' situation is very much akin to the one's Alonzo cited....only difference, FSU is acting like a jilted lover, while the other schools simply said Good Bye and moved on.
This post was edited by randy88moss 11 months ago
Are you dumb?
Story of my life....now answer the question.
Also Torian White
-Kid committed to SC on national television on NSD
-Signed his LOI
-Later told his parents he only signed because he wanted to make them happy
-parents call Lane Kiffin
-Lane Kiffin quietly releases him within 24hrs, even though Torian will be a future 1st rounder at a position of need.
-Torian signs with our hated cross town rival
-Torian starts at left tackle as a Freshmen
Yeah but Randy, that completely opened the flood gates.
Countless kids are asking out of their LOI now.
KiffEn's fault, imho.
He signed with UCLA not USC, he just picked USC at his ceremony.
I believe this is correct. White's dad is actually a huge Bruin honk who posts on one of the UCLA message boards. He signed his LOI with UCLA but declared for USC at the ceremony. That story Randy mentioned was just a smoke screen to deflect pressure away from over bearing Ms. Thomas- Like parents.
This situation is also different because those kids didn't have the coach from the school they didn't sign with actively recruiting him after he signed.
OK....my bad! But still. Not one Trojan fan disparaged Torian....if memory serves me right, we all fault badly for the kid...right?
I know I did.
Being forced to commit to a school you parents want you to go to is never a good thing.
Scott is the biggest homer in the recruiting world. Are you serious?
You = Moron for thinking otherwise.
What are you going to say when MT ends up at Georgia?
Lane tampered? Or will you start trashing Coach Richt and accuse him and Georgia of tampering?
Bottom line, MT did not want to be a Nole...and more than likely, he'll do what he has to do to not ever play for FSU..even sit out a year and compromise by going to UGA.
This post was edited by usctrojan1 11 months ago
"Here are provided seats of meditative joy, where shall rise again the destined reign of Troy." Virgil
Yup..should have read the responses in the L.A. Times..all supported the kid for following his heart.
Never let the Facts get in the way of a Good Story!!
NoVaNoles 38238 posts
Last March - USC is preseason #1... Fans are super excite
Last January - USC finishes season 7-6 and unranked... Fans are disappoint... But talk shit that class will be #1 anyways
Last Feb - Terrible finish, have mass decommits.... Fans are once again disappoint... most vanish from TBB for months
Last April - USC fans get excite about possible Matthew Thomas entry to program
May - Matthew Thomas sticks with FSU
Current Day - USC fans don't know what to do with themselves now
You are an idiot. Your coach is as lame duck as any coach out there. You can mark this down USC will win a national title before FSU. In my opinion FSU was better off with bobby Bowden than this idiot jumbo who. U talk about talent and not producing please. He will be canned this year.
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.
What do you base this on?
I have spent hundreds if hours over the last seven years talking recruiting with Scott, attending camps, HS Games, HS practices with him, and I can tell you with 100% certainty, the thing that makes him so good, and the reason he gets so much accurate information is that he absolutely does not care even a little bit where these kids go to college
I have never heard him even remotely advocate for USC
He learned his craft and ethics from his father, who was a REAL Journalist who had a Fifty+ year career as a reporter. columnist and editor for Knight Ridder Newspapers
He gets calls all the time from ciaches at other schools whe he has met along the way, asking for recruits phone numbers and he is always happy to help them
The REASON recruits and their families trust him so much is because they know he won't put anything out there that they dont want him to talk about
He absolutely does not give a crap where ANY of the kids go to school
The ones he gets to know personally, he just wants them to be happy with their choices
I know this for a fact because I have witnessed it first hand
Rahim Moore was always one of his favorite kids and Scott was happy for him when he picked UCLA with such assurance
As far as I know, Rahim still keeps in touch with him
When Eddie Vanderdoes dropped USC, Scott quiickly put a stop to all the negative stuff coming on our board by simply telling people they were wrong, that Eddie is a neat kid and peope need to chill out and he even reassurred Mr Vanderdies that they had handled it in exactly the correct way
Unless you can provide an example of him being a homer, you need to stop with this, because it is simply not true abdI can provide plenty more where he was the exact opposite
You may not like what he has to say, and that is fine, but he has no agenda behind it
He called Matthew Thomas because people were asking for any kind of update
He even admittex it was a Hail Mary phone call
This post was edited by BlemBlam3 11 months ago
Suck his dick a little harder bro, seriously... nothing about this post is gay.... I swear
You clearly need to practice your typing too, that or calm down and proof read that shit at least once... good god
This post was edited by NoVaNoles 11 months ago
Suck your granny
Simply defending a friend, something you wouldn't know anything about, because judging by the amount of ime you spend on here, you obviously have none
And I am a great typist, I just suck at texting, which is how I have to post
" suck your granny "
And lolz at " defending a friend " online, that is some heroic stuff my man
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