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Let's give this Guy a 1 year scholarship

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by boydbuff, May 25, 2012.

  1. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    This story is unbelievable. Incredible athlete recruited by the best schools in the land, headed to USC when some 15 year old girl falsely accused him of rape, sues the school for $1.5m while the guy goes to jail for 5+ years instead of USC.

    She now admits it was all made up. He is now 26 and still dreams of the NFL. He must have eligibility-we should make him an offer to play for us for a year to improve his chances of getting to the NFL. I know we are low on scholarships for 2013 but it would be worth it.

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  2. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Old man, false rapist, from jail Heisman!
     
  3. Daaah

    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    Let's not bring up the rape thing again at CU thanks.
     
  4. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    *****. Falsely convicted. CU is for Justice!
     
  5. DBT

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    Sounds like he's fishing the NFL waters. My thought was that he could still get a free education. But I wonder if he may have taken college courses, maybe even received a degree, in prison?
     
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  6. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    My assumption is that he did get some coursework done but even so he would have eligibility since he didn't play Uni. He's definitely trying to get into the NFL but I would suspect if he could get the cobwebs out and prove himself 1 year in the Pac-12 he'd improve his chances and still be young enough to have a future. I know this is not going to happen but some uni should look at making him an offer if he still has the attributes to play.
     
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    whether he played or not while doing coursework has no bearing on eligibility. The clock starts when you start full time as defined by 12 credits or more.

    also a deadline in terms of years to finish.
     
  8. BuffsNYC

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    :lol: I understand you are old, but college courses haven't been offered in prison in decades. Correspondence courses are available in some prisons, if the prisoner can pay for them. There's no way this guy took a full course load in a California prison.
     
  9. boydbuff

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    That's what I thought too but I am both old and inexperienced in the matters of prison life-thank god! I heard yesterday that he is suing the state of California but the continues to train for an opportunity in the NFL. I continue to believe that if he really had that much talent, 1-2 years with Embree and Cabral could really improve his chances. Again I realize this is not going to happen but it would be a cool thing to do.
     
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    I think it is a good thing that DBT doesn't know much about prison, it means he hasn't been in for a long time or has never been there.
     
  11. boydbuff

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    WOW, I hope the girl does 10 years to make up for it.
     
  13. DBT

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    Crazy! Thats where I got my degree.

    There was a doctor at Denver Presbyterian who had been convicted of murdering his parents when he was 15. He got his medical degree while in prison. The Denver Post did a story on him a while back. But maybe he was in juvy jail. Hey, They ought to allow prisoners to earn a damned college degree!
     
  14. Quattro

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    Most need to start by getting their GED first.
     
  15. DBT

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    Didn't Ward Churchill get his degree while in prison?
     
  16. J.R. Ewing

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    No, he turned into a Native American while in prison.
     
  17. wsp4820

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    Show cause why I shouldn't neg rep you for linking a Prick Reilly article.
     
  18. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    My answer is simple: He was the first I found to break the story that a guy who spent 10 years of his life wrongly accused of raping a woman, skipped university and once exonerated has managed to get 4 NFL teams to give him a shot. I don't care if it was Hugo Chavez (dictator "president" of Venezuela) or Reilly who wrote it.
     
  19. MtnBuff

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    fify

    Amazing how CU managed to have Churchill and Hawkins at the same time. Two of the biggest phonies in the history of the university darkened the campus at the same time.
     
  20. zbuff

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    Should neg rep for explaining who Chavez is. :wtf:
     

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