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<. As long as Saban's running things, this is how the Tide Rolls!
Total Bizarre situation.
This post was edited by Tide_Pride4ever 17 months ago
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If the glove don't fit you must acquit!
Collins just signed with Arkansas. His father signed his letter of intent. His mother was not present.
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definitely in this case. Alex seems to have his head screwed on straight, and is absolutely a smart cookie. The mother is embarrassing him and his family name, and he will always be remembered for this, unfortunately.
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There was a thread yesterday regarding the age and LOI. A few posters stated that the legal age at which someone can sign a contract is different from state to state. So you are saying regardless of the law for that state a player "under the age of 21 must have their parent or legal guardian sign the letter in order for it to be considered valid."
I know you are not a lawyer but do you know why this is the case and/or how it seems to override the law in that state?
Good for him. Mom needs to leave the kid alone and get out of his life. There's no excuse for her sabotaging the child she raised for her own selfish interests...
I'd assume Arkansas wants this whole ordeal forgotten so I don't see any action they'd take or really even could take
Sounds like someone offered her money to make him sign with another school.
Well time for him to be emancipated then. F that craziness.
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Peace out ma..........crazy chicken head. Thats one way to really damage your relationship with your kid. But if he was already living with his coach and wanted to get far far away, im betting the relationship was already very strained.
Age to contract is a state law, and varies. So, to avoid variation from state to state and ethical problems, I'm pretty sure the NCAA just wrote the extra "under 21" requirement into the contract themselves.
I should also note this scenario: kid lives in Florida, but his dad with custody in Georgia comes to sign at his private school in Alabama to play football in California under the NCAA out of Indiana. Which state law controls? You can try to answer that, or just require a parent every time.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Huskypup 17 months ago
Johnny Cochran? Does this mean they're going with the "Chewbacca defense"?
If you are considered an adult at 18 you should be given all rights as an adult, and that would apply to every state. Either you are an adult and can be tried as one in a court of law/enlist in the armed forces/buy cigarettes and alcohol/sign a LOI for college or you aren't really an adult and the age should be changed.
By the way, didn't mean that as an argument against what you posted. I'm glad you pointed it out as you did in a way that makes sense.
This post was edited by RollTideJack 17 months ago
Just kind of piggybacking off of this - Elijah Qualls signed with Washington yesterday and on his LOI it clearly says "Parent or Guardian (If under 18)" at the 1:49 mark.
An inside look at Elijah Qualls (Petaluma, Calif./Casa Grande) signing with Washington.
This post was edited by Coccum 17 months ago
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