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    Playing for a parent.

    I think this is an bad idea. Look what happened to Cody Hawkins. I wonder how awkward that is? I just think that it is never a good idea to play for a parent. Thoughts?


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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Working out alright for Ferentz. Got cheap rent too.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Is there an instance other than Ferentz where it's worked out really well?



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Are you talking about at the college level or just in general?



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    High school yes. College no.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyched View Post
    Is there an instance other than Ferentz where it's worked out really well?
    Didn't coach Ferentz kick one of his kid's off the team for public intox or something? You could argue even for him it only works out 50% of the time.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    I hope Cody sticks it to CU and tanks it this weekend...



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Barney Cotton's kid still plays for him, right?



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    That's why it was probably it was a good thing Doug went to UNI instead of playing for his dad, oh wait.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Quote Originally Posted by creightonclone View Post
    I hope Cody sticks it to CU and tanks it this weekend...
    He's already been tanking for four years, I think he's done enough damage to the school.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    He's already been tanking for four years, I think he's done enough damage to the school.
    Not enough until he destroy his own team this weekend



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    When Valpo made their run in the tournament a couple of years ago, I thought that the coach's son was the point guard.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    What about pro? Didn't Cal Sr. coach Cal Jr?



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    Didn't coach Ferentz kick one of his kid's off the team for public intox or something? You could argue even for him it only works out 50% of the time.
    I don't know about kicking him off, but I know that James (the current center) was suspended and had to undergo therapy and all that fun stuff that goes along with multiple underage drinking/public intox violations.

    I'm not sure if Brian got into any trouble.

    His third son is just 16, so it couldn't have been him.



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    Re: Playing for a parent.

    Not only is it difficult for the kid, but how about for the coach/dad?! I mean it HAS to be difficult to keep your son out of the lineup if that's what's better for the team.

    It's probably best, at least in college, to not have a father/son tandem on the same team.



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