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- Sit around for an entire year until he would be allowed to join the football program in the spring of 2016
- Attend classes PART TIME beginning spring 2015 at a cost of $11k per semester (per msu's website), but have nothing to do with the program until spring 2016
- find another school
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|1 day 22 hours ago||yup||
looks like your standard run-of-the-mill white-tailed deer.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Sarcasm, I'm sure||
Sarcasm, I'm sure
|2 days 3 hours ago||And how many of them||
And how many of them transferred and left early for the NFL (or other reasons)? More than 8, I'd wager.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Nobody is arguing that what||
Nobody is arguing that what he did isn't allowed - of course it is. What everyone is arguing is that it's blatantly dishonest and unethical.
|2 days 3 hours ago||It's the timing||
He was offered a full scholarship and committed. He also informed the coaches he would be graduating early and reporting to campus in January 2015. Now, 2 weeks before his HS graduation and 7 weeks before he was to start classes at college, he is basically being told not to bother showing up, but to wait a year before being granted a scholarship. His options are:
If he were offered a greyshirt from the beginning, then this would be a complete non-issue.
|2 days 4 hours ago||actually||
No, Dan Mullen didn't really give him an option.
I've copied ESPN's definition below, but he basically said thanks, we want you, but not until spring semester in 2016. He graduates in 2 weeks. if he wants to go to mississippi state, he can't enroll full time. He could theoretically enroll part time, pay $12k per semester for tuition, room, board, books, etc., and have nothing to do with the football program while on campus. Great option.
Everybody who follows college football is pretty much aware of what a redshirt is, and a grayshirt is basically a delayed version of a redshirt. When a recruit grayshirts, he signs a letter of intent in February but doesn't report for fall practices with his teammates. He delays entry to the school until the spring semester of his freshman year, keeping the NCAA five-year eligibility clock from starting. During that first semester, he can't enroll in college as a full-time student, can't receive his scholarship, can't practice and can't be around the program in any official capacity.
|2 days 4 hours ago||self-righteous much?||
Saying a kid needs a backup plan sounds all well and good in theory, but he just had the rug pulled out from under him a couple weeks to HS graduation and 7 weeks until classes start at miss st. I would've been feeling pretty comfortable about my future college plans at that point, also.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Beluga caviar.||
|3 days 21 hours ago||Have you ever been to||
Have you ever been to Champaign and New Brunswick? I've been to both and, well, let's just say that Champaign is a miserable cow town, while New Brunswick is actually kinda nice.
|3 days 21 hours ago||http://www.mlive.com/wolverin||
If I'm reading this article correctly, it seems to suggest that the first 3 stay bonuses of $500k each were paid out in December 2013 after completing his 3rd full season after the bowl game. So far this year, no stay bonus until he completes the season. If you were to recalc after the bowl games, Hoke's compensation would be at least $600k higher than what is listed (stay bonus + annual contractual increase in base pay of $100k/year).
|3 days 21 hours ago||Sumlin? Maybe, but he's been||
Sumlin? Maybe, but he's been trending down, also. 11-2, 9-4 (with a close bowl win over Duke), and currently sits at 7-4 with the final game against LSU. Could very well end the regular season at 7-5. Is that a $5M/year coach?
|3 days 21 hours ago||Upvoted for the picture, not||
Upvoted for the picture, not the Ferentz comment.
|4 days 1 hour ago||When will we have our first||
When will we have our first Brady Hoke Depression photoshop?
|4 days 1 hour ago||That volleyball picture you||
That volleyball picture you have posted is pretty sick. Love the shots of the other sports!
|6 days 1 hour ago||Probably required to have a||
Probably required to have a justification for it, also. Can't just say, "So-and-so is dismissed" with no reason given, although in this case it's obvious.
|6 days 3 hours ago||per the googles||
Saturday is supposed to be a high of 34/low 28 and partly cloudy, but dry. Sunday high of 50/low 37 with chance of rain.
Probably means the day starts cold, but gradually "warms up" to low-mid 30's throughout the game.
|1 week 1 day ago||Love the updates. Very good||
Love the updates. Very good stuff. FYI, no "e" in disastrous.
|1 week 1 day ago||Bonobos are awesome by the||
Bonobos (the pants, not the primates, although the primates are pretty cool, too) are awesome by the way.
|1 week 1 day ago||love the "inflection point"||
love the "inflection point" story. It never gets old hearing about the dramatic turn at that point in time. Including that game, Michigan has gone 47-17 in conference play and won two conference titles since that point.
The other big-time programs?
michigan state: 43-22
ohio state: 44-20
Also, in reading the mlive feature on Beilein, there is a real shot he retires with 800+ wins. Wow.
|1 week 2 days ago||Why not?||
|1 week 2 days ago||I'd like to meet this Wes and||
I'd like to meet this Wes and see if he'd like to give me some of his money...
|1 week 2 days ago||89-58Good guys||
|1 week 2 days ago||I don't see how this is||
I don't see how this is disrespective Beilein. It's a guy's opinion based on the talent and experience we have on hand. Probably sees it as having lost some key talent (GRIII, Stauskas, McGary, Morgan, Horford) with young talent to replace, but lacking in key areas, i.e., the frontcourt. Michigan WILL be weaker in the post than last year, practically a given. The question is whether Caris can truly become elite and the youngsters can fill the gaps left by GRIII and Morgan/Horford (and, to an extent, McGary).
|1 week 2 days ago||Michigan football Michigan||
My list is completely absent of any Detroit pro franchise.
|1 week 2 days ago||So you could||
but you don't? Or do you mean that you couldn't give a d*mn?
Same as "I could care less" when folks mean they "couldn't care less."
|1 week 4 days ago||Saw a brief snippet of it||
Generally not a fan of "star-studded" anything, as they typically end up being more self-serving than anything else. Also, the way Reese Witherspoon talks is REALLY annoying.
|1 week 5 days ago||If you're seeing go go beds,||
If you're seeing go go beds, you're definitely drinking too much!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Not the weather||
But 2000 was the brutal A-Train fumble/Drew Henson shootout game.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||On DJ Wilson||
and jumping out of the gym, is he more Brent Petway or GRIII? Air Georgia had insane hops, but was extremely limited as an offensive option outside dunks/layups. GRIII has a more diverse and well-rounded game.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I'm going to disagree with you on this one||
I met a Navy officer who was a pediatric ER doc. He said that all branches of the military are sending more and more pediatric specialists overseas as they've acknowledged that these 18-19-20 year olds are not yet fully developed and still benefit more from having peds doctors take care of them in many cases. Particularly true for the ortho cases, I believe.