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In honor of Signing Day, a proposed new NCAA rule:

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Starman, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    1) If a student-athlete makes a public announcement of his choice to attend an NCAA member institution, if the athlete or any other person as part of the "official presentation" makes any public display of any logo, insignia, uniform, or other emblem representing any NCAA member institution OTHER than the one the athlete elects to attend, the athlete shall be ineligible for NCAA competition for a period of 730 days.
  2. luckyducky

    luckyducky Guest

    So they won't be able to do "pick the hat" at the all-american football game anymore? Darn.
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    yeah, and the "throw the jerseys on the floor" bullshit.

    Plus, they'll have to get their posses/entoruages/groupies/leeches/hangers-on under control, too.

    If you want to pick your school, fine, go ahead, knock yourself out. Time to put a hammer on these fucking circus shows.
  4. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I think any sports editor who allows the phrase "soft verbal" into his section should be beaten with a bat.
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Coincidentally, any sports editor who hires some ladies to perform "soft verbal" on the deskers producing his section should get an award.
  6. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    I have tried to convince our writers not to use the words committment or committed in any of these stories until today ... when these kids actually make a committment by signing a letter of intent.
    Until then it's all BS.
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. Nothing counts until the ink hits the paper.
  8. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    2) Every time you say you want to "shock the world," Hammer Pants gets to punch you in the face until you're picking boogers out of your ass.
  9. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Saw in The State today where some 4- or 5-star kid said he was going to USC, only to have his dad (or whoever) take down some form of Southern Cal banner and the kid put on a South Carolina hat.
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Does anyone ever tell these kids that 50% of them won't even be starting their senior year?
  11. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Guy I work with constantly referred to players as "an LSU commit" or "a Tennessee commit" during football season. I wanted to bash his head in with a keyboard.
    WTF is that!? Commit is a verb, douche, not a noun! Call the guy a recruit if you must.
  12. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    If you told them that, most of them would think you meant they'd be appplying for the NFL draft after their junior year.
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