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Who Are we Still Targeting

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by SierraRed, Dec 20, 2018.

  1. ColombianHusker

    ColombianHusker Throw the damn bones! 2 Year Member

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    Y'all r tew qwik! Ya no redneck hillbillies iz at falt.

    Now back on subject??
     
  2. ToroRed

    ToroRed Recruit 2 Year Member

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  3. CO4NU

    CO4NU Scout Team 5 Year Member

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    ScuM....have to find a way to blame them too!
     
  4. Florida Husker

    Florida Husker Scout Team 5 Year Member

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  5. ShortSideOption

    ShortSideOption All Big 10 10 Year Member

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    All opinion on my part, but if his grades were in order, he would already have a Texas offer. Just like he would already have been able to sign with Nebraska and this would be a non-issue. Still boggles my mind how some kids don't even give themselves a chance.
     
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  6. Huskerthom

    Huskerthom Blackshirt 2 Year Member

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    Agree my son was one of them. He had Div 1 schools looking at him going into hs sophomore year. Then screwed around and I ended up sending him to my wife's hometown in the Philippines to finish school. Some kids just don't get it. No matter how hard you punish, talk to and even beg them. Three years later he was watching one of his old teammates get the Play of the week on ESPN.
     
  7. YUENGLING

    YUENGLING Junior Varsity 5 Year Member

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    So many of these kids are passed along through high school without the basics they need to even begin to do average work in college. I have taught several at the college level and when they sit in class it becomes obvious to them just how far behind they are and it’s embarrassing. They understand they are there for football and make excuses, miss class and just fall further behind. If they flunk out they become another kid who we say wasted an opportunity. At the division two and three level where there are no scholarships ( they do get to complete for one or two years) they end up with a ton of depth.
    I have seen these kids admitted when it’s obvious they don’t belong in college but are used by a coach to improve his record and move up the ladder. They’re used by a college or university for the tuition they pay through loans. The sad part is they usually get three semesters of tuition money and two years on the football field before they flunk out.It’s sad and it continues year after year.
     
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  8. Huskerthom

    Huskerthom Blackshirt 2 Year Member

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    This is why I think the educational support that UNL offers students. (Thanks to TO) is so important. It gives the kids an actual opportunity to succeed.
     
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  9. YUENGLING

    YUENGLING Junior Varsity 5 Year Member

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    Absolutely but there are countless schools at the D2 and D3 that simply don’t care about these young men. It’s really tough to watch.
     
  10. Huskerthom

    Huskerthom Blackshirt 2 Year Member

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    There are countless D1 schools that do not care either. (cough cough Bama cough cough)
     
  11. Discoverer27

    Discoverer27 Red Shirt 2 Year Member

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  12. dparks

    dparks Travel Squad 15 Year Member

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    They care, that is why they have so many non-playing players on Medical Scholarship.......after they get hurt sitting on the bench for 3-4 years. Bench splinters is a real thing!!
     
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  13. NU_Alum

    NU_Alum All Big 10 2 Year Member

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  14. inthedeed

    inthedeed Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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  15. inthedeed

    inthedeed Red Shirt 5 Year Member

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    plenty to go around, all breeds and bloods
     
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