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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDeuce View Post
    His answer makes perfect sense. Louisville is "hurting" for more at DB than they are at RB.
    So they knew a couple/three weeks ago but waited.

    Whatever, shady program...
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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime View Post
    The only thing shady is doing it 2 days before signing day. You should at least give the kid a week or two to set up some visits and have a respectable chance to get things sorted out. Doing it two days prior is a bad look...
    God, I love you avatar's. I was going to agree with your post, but then the new Ms. Gametime has got me distracted....

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    Whatever, shady program...


    Whatever helps you sleep at night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime View Post
    The only thing shady is doing it 2 days before signing day. You should at least give the kid a week or two to set up some visits and have a respectable chance to get things sorted out. Doing it two days prior is a bad look...
    I can agree with that.

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    Steve Jones ‏@SteveJones_CJ 47s48 seconds ago
    Matt Colburn's coach says U of L no longer welcome to recruit his school Matt Colburn's coach says Louisville football no longer welcome to recruit players at Dutch Fork High School after grayshirt offer via @courierjournal

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    ^ I hear you Getslow but I don't buy Todd's answer, look at the other schools offering. UofL was correcting their mistake.
    Definitely not apologizing for it. I hate this sort of thing.

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    So UL pulled this kid's scholarship so they could sign this fella :

    Bobby Petrino defends decision to give former TCU player Devonte Fields a second chance

    Given this issue and Petrino's own history of flawed character, I would stay clear of UL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Onceuponatime View Post
    If schools can drop commits when their needs change, they why can't recruits drop schools when their needs change?

    Clearly, this is an elite recruit who does have other options. Still, he will likely sign with a school he has not seen and a coaching staff he has not met.

    If this were a less celebrated recruit, who could not generate other options quickly, it would be even sadder.
    They can and do. My daughter actually did this in October, 3 weeks before signing day, and it turned out real well for her.

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    Good 'ol Bobby, bottom of the barrel even among the bottom of the barrel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 75center View Post
    Good 'ol Bobby, bottom of the barrel even among the bottom of the barrel.
    Yep. He's really hurting with this class.

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    I hate this situation, but I have praised Petrino in the past during his first round at Louisville and during his time at WKU for recruiting Kentucky players. I would say he was behind the 8 ball this year with recruiting and will make a big change by next season.

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    While this was not a football situation but, Louisville did the same thing to my daughter. They recruited her to run track. She signed, we moved her into her dorm on Friday. We didn't find out they pulled her scholarship until that Monday when she went to get her books. They never told us ahead of time that they were going to pull the scholarship. I was a really big UL fan until this happened. I didn't like the idea that they didn't tell us ahead of time.

    She eventually got her degree from WKY and is now working on her masters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nWo View Post
    While this was not a football situation but, Louisville did the same thing to my daughter. They recruited her to run track. She signed, we moved her into her dorm on Friday. We didn't find out they pulled her scholarship until that Monday when she went to get her books. They never told us ahead of time that they were going to pull the scholarship. I was a really big UL fan until this happened. I didn't like the idea that they didn't tell us ahead of time.

    She eventually got her degree from WKY and is now working on her masters.
    Totally classless move on UL's part.

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