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Eddy Vander Doesnot

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jun 4, 2013.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Hope this is not a db, checked etc, etc

    Go to ND. 5 star DT withdraws his ltr of intent to ND and will enroll at UCLA.

    ND won't let him out of his NLI so before the kid even starts classes he will lose
    a year of eligibility. He will now only have 3 years of football.

    The way coaches are able to jump it just seems wrong.

    http://tracking.si.com/2013/06/04/eddie-vanderdoes-ucla-notre-dame-football/
     
  2. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I guess the kid thought Gordon Gee had some good points.
     
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Notre Dame better have a damn good reason for their assclownery Hope the sports journalism community covers the hell out of this
     
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Exactly.

    If coaches should be able to negotiate their contracts so that they can jump at will, the players should be able to as well. The whole "it will cause chaos" thing is BS, because it already happens with the coaches.
     
  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    The weird thing is, you would think ND would gladly release him and free up another scholarship. Teams are always culling the roster during the summer to get down to the limit after oversigning, encouraging some players to take medical waivers, telling upperclassmen that have yet to crack the third-string etc. that they should look elsewhere.
    Unless I'm mistaken and it's even more screwed up and a team can decline to release a player and NOT have it count on its limit.
     
  6. McNuggetsMan

    McNuggetsMan Member

    Unlike the plantation owners in the SEC, Notre Dame doesn't oversign.
     
  7. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I think that's how it is. The scholarship would count for UCLA, not for Notre Dame.

    The other thing is, I don't even think, in technical terms, that the NCAA recognizes the LOI. It's a separate thing that the schools agree to among themselves.
     
  8. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    For example look at the chaos that Kelly caused when he left Cincinnati before their bowl game.

    The kid said he left for family reasons. Maybe his girlfriend is sick.
     
  9. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  10. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    Nick left UW because he was never gonna play. Good thing too, no way would he not have bitched about not playing.
     
  11. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Walk-ons are subject to the same rule as scholarship players in terms of transferring.
     
  12. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Coaches can't place limits on where they go.
     
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