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How do you guys feel about this? For me, it just doesn't seem right. I know some kids will leave & they'll have to go somewhere. Just doesn't feel right. No wrong answer here - just curious as to what y'all might think ...
Coaches should not be able to make first contact or recruit off campus. But if the player wants to leave he should be able to.
Kiffin already grabbed one... when I heard that, I wasn't surprised at all. Sleazy bastard.
There should have been a 24-48 hour "dead period". Schools currently on probation should be ineligible.
As for the players, they have to choose. It will be a lifeline for many of them.
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I wouldn't consider it poaching at all. Some of ya'll got to realize that people's livelihood is at stake. It's about "business". The NCAA gave them free reign to go elsewhere and play immediately--I would love for Saban to cherry pick the best that can play this season.
So, you must be looking at this from a fan's perspective. Imagine you're a good football player and your whole career goes up in smoke because of NCAA sanctions and you're stuck with the team you never knew would be in such trouble.
This is a big factor. And not just pro football aspirations. A degree from PSU right now isn't what it was last year. You see that lion logo, what is your first thought? It isn't positive.
There is a stigma at PSU.
I don't think we should contact first. Now, if a kid where to call and say I am leaving for somewhere because of the situation here. That would be another story, I think it would be ok to look at them.
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