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Allegations and recruiting

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by stowfan, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. stowfan

    stowfan Senior

    Up until now I didn't think the Clarret thing had hurt us at all, I now have to amend that opinion.
     
  2. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Disagree. IMO that is a kneejerk reaction to losing a kid we all wanted.

    The focus is on one kid that POSSIBLY chose to go elsewhere due to the allegations, but what about the incredible players who chose to stay?
     
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  3. Piney

    Piney Stay thirsty my friends Former Game Champion

    So Fat Fulmer got one of his Fat Cats to pay the McCoys a visit eh??? :biggrin: Sorry, couldn't resist.
     
  4. ysubuck

    ysubuck Be water my friend.

    You also need to amend that to the Clarett/Troy Smith thing.

    Troy is as much to blame for this as anyone.
     
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  5. MegaWoody

    MegaWoody Newbie

    This is an example of how much damage the Clarett/Smith/ESPN stuff has done to tOSU. I live in the same media market as Rico and his parents and the coverage of tOSU has universally assumed that the ESPN stuff is true and indicative of a corrupt program.

    If I didn't know the real story, and only knew what I saw on the media here in the East, I would't let my son go to tOSU either. Rico's dad said tOSU was where his heart was, but something overruled his heart. I'll bet is was parental pressure.

    Wouldn't it be a sad irony for the McCoy family if UT got slapped with NCAA sanctions instead of tOSU?
     

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