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Being connected in the business world like you are, what if a kid comes in with his new diploma and says "yes sir, after two great years at Princeton I decided to transfer to Union and that is where I graduated."
Or "yes sir, after two great years at Union I decided to transfer to Princeton and that is where I graduated."
Which one leaves you scratching your head the most?
Right on. She knew everything and now she is M.I.A. but I'd love to hear her take on what happened. Certainly her loyal minions must know the story. So let's hear it!
Microphone from the top of the Custom House Tower -
"Attention!, Attention! We are issuing an A.P.B. / All Points Bulletin as to the whereabouts of a one, Ms. Cap A to return to the hollowed Discussion Board whose greatness she helped to create, the Ice Hockey DBoard. Please return, we all need an update and your unparalleled wisdom . . thank you and . . . as you were civilian."
“See them, floundering in their sense of mine, like fish in the puddles of a dried-up stream — and, seeing this, live with no mine, not forming attachment for states of becoming.” The Buddha
These posts about "commitments" are quite illuminating and show why this country is heading toward the abyss.
You people are a bunch of scumbags!
Cap is that you?
Something about this story doesn't add up.....
There is no such thing as a verbal commitment in any NCAA sports. It's simply a way for coaches to get the inside track on a player and in many sports, other schools may agree to not recruit each others committed players. Neither side has any recourse.
Not true for football and basketball and other full scholarship sports. Once you sign a letter of intent a school can't pull it. They can simply make your life miserable until you give it up.
It all depends the timing of what your talking about. Commitments are meaningless and they come and go and are pulled all the time. You just don't hear about it as much because no one trumpets on twitter that they are proud and honored to have their offer taken away. Just look at any school, especially when a coaching change occurs. Look at Bu when Quinn came in. Cleared house. Happens all the time but none of these bloggers(reporters) dare report on it because if they do they will get kicked out of the club.
It's completely legit as long as both sides honor it. And why does anyone tweet anything? For attention of course!
Well flounder if you can read you would have picked up on the point that it's only bogus if one side or both back out. Kind of how the system works.
Oh boy isn't this greeeaaaat!
Even though the public buzz of decommitting is mostly non-existent, it's out there.
Kids have nothing to lose with giving a verbal.
Schools who make the verbal/gentleman's agreement may not have something to lose technically speaking....... but trust me, when coaches/schools start reneging on verbals, word gets around, and it can tarnish that coach's or school's reputation with other upcoming/future recruits, HS coaches, advisors, etc.
Your joking right? Coaches do it every day. And you think the kid he wants to bring in says no because his reputation is tarnished? Look at all the kids that get pushed out even after they are enrolled?
Coaches have all the leverage. It's supply and demand. High demand and limited supply puts the seller in control.