1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. The admins are aware of site instability throughout the day today. We have our crack technical staff checking it out, but it is probably the Russians. If you are having any specific issues, please post them to the Customer Service Support Forums and we will get to them in the next 24 to 48 weeks. Thank You

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

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2006
    Messages:
    25,958
    Likes Received:
    1,585
    dply likes this.
  2. FlatironsBuff

    FlatironsBuff Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Messages:
    10,892
    Likes Received:
    1,389
    Wow. How little we know watching these kids on the field.
     
  3. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2011
    Messages:
    17,783
    Likes Received:
    5,566
    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

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2008
    Messages:
    27,032
    Likes Received:
    2,535
    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

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2009
    Messages:
    82,590
    Likes Received:
    18,560
    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

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2010
    Messages:
    7,024
    Likes Received:
    504
    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 **** Waffle Club Member

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2010
    Messages:
    32,032
    Likes Received:
    4,615
    Good ending to that story. Nice job, Nick!
     
  8. Highlander

    Highlander Club Member Club Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2011
    Messages:
    6,669
    Likes Received:
    1,818
    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.
     

Share This Page