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So what did I miss?
Go home Maury, you're drunk
Reeeal good get for us.
"A good burn is like good sex. It's simple, to the point, and leaves your victim totally destroyed."--Kenny Drebsen
Hellz ya this is where I wish I had 100 upvotes
I figured as much!
Some serious laughs in this thread. to you all. Good get.
sorry, I'm happy he's a Hawk, but NOT A FAN of the hat toss swap.....just thinking how I'd feel if he'd done it to an Iowa cap
I fell asleep...what'd I miss?
One thing to keep in mind is that he'd already told the coaches at each school, so at least he wasn't messing with them at the ceremony.
Back from diner. Yippy, wooooooo, yeaaaaaa.
He's A HAWKEYE .
As a fan, I'm not a fan of the theatrics....sorry.
Again, glad he chose Iowa, but that behavior seems unnecessary.
No one on here would be saying how much they loved it if he had done it to a Hawkeye cap.
Who cares? It's nothing wrong with his behavior, he's a kid and he wanted to have some fun, which he did. Would anyone be saying how awesome it was if he did it the other way? No, I doubt it, but I'm also pretty sure no one would be irate over it. It's not a big deal and he's far from the first recruit to do it.
Sine Missione -- Never be a spectator for unfairness or stupidity, argue for arguments sake; the grave will give plenty of time for silence.
I agree, but I think we often forget these guys are kids and have been doing this since the whole 'announcement' thing got popular. Kids that age are dumb, I know I was.
Me too and I think it more just the way it is anymore, Garmon signaling the U then committing to Iowa last year, I am sure it happens more than we ever see, then other kids see it and do it etc. on and on. They just like being in the spotlight.
Obviously I do, or I wouldn't have posted my comment...but for the record, I'm not irate.
Those theatrics strike me as narcissistic ...it's how some kids are, I get it, doesn't mean I have to enjoy it. I've always been more impressed with 'quiet reserve and dignity' over 'show boating'.
I'm generally not a fan of that either. As others have said, though, these are kids, and a lot of them have very little in the way of positive role models advising them. Just from staying in touch with some current freshmen around the country that I covered last year, it's amazing to see how much they mature in such a short period of time.
My previous post was mainly just differentiating between two relatively common situations. There are some cases where the college coaches really don't know which school a kid is going to select. In those cases, I think it's a classless move for the recruit to do something like that. If the coaches already know, it doesn't bother me as much.
Todd feel free to answer this in VIP or whatever but, was there any ever doubt? Did he seriously consider Cuse or did he let them know after his visit he was not going to go there? Thanks
It's pretty obvious that was a rhetorical question, hence the rest of my post pointing at *why you shouldn't care.* And I never said you were irate, granted if he had done it with our hat in another schools favor, I can't speak for you on that. Some people always have and always will be more "show boats" rather than "quiet and reserved," it depends on each persons individual personality type. You may like 1 personality over another, but there's no reason to act like there's anything wrong with it. Just enjoy that we have him and let it go.
FYI: All research that has been done shows that there is nothing wrong with the "show boat" or "Type A" personality and in many cases, especially with sports and the military, Type A personalities excel more often than a "quiet and reserved" personality.
I don't have a problem with the hat swap. Glad he picked Iowa because Iowa needs some infusion of attitude, bravado/swag or whatever they call it today. Iowa has lacked it for far to long. Reggie and Reese Fleming seem to have it.
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