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Crazy OC Register Story on Nick Nelson

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by absinthe, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    dply likes this.
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    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Wow. How little we know watching these kids on the field.
     
  3. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Oh my.

    How happy was God when he could replace the oh-so-cumbersome burning bush with the convenience of Facebook?
     
  4. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    I remember seeing him as having a load of talent. I wondered why he was never able to step forward and become a factor, this explains it.

    Also shows how people can be functioning addicts and hide it when we aren't looking for it or choose to ignore the signs (not saying that happened here, lot's of people missed seeing his problem) while they continue to slide towards failure in life.

    Hope he can win this battle. It would be good if he could eventually get past the school district order and get back to coaching kids while being an example of someone who has gone through this and overcome it.
     
  5. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm glad to hear that he seems to be doing well and is on a good path.
     
  6. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    Me too. Kind of explains a lot as well in terms of him never earning the PT we thought he would (beyond D2 nepotism). In the article Nick stated he just hoped the coach wouldn't give him PT.
     
  7. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Good ending to that story. Nice job, Nick!
     
  8. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

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    That's an amazing story. Glad to see him on the right path.

    Saddleback Church, which he mentioned, is an amazing place for anyone near it in Southern California. It was the closest place for me to finding god in a church.
     

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