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    Mike Blakely

    Just looking through my tweets, Josh Newberg tweeted that ISU was one of 10-11 teams that Florida would release him to. That list could get bigger. I have no idea what that means but some others were the smaller FL schools and Clemson. I have to wonder why ISU would be on that list. I don't know how that list gets populated.


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    It should also be noted that he was high school teammates with Quenton Bundrage and Quinton Pompey.


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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Just looking through my tweets, Josh Newberg tweeted that ISU was one of 10-11 teams that Florida would release him to. That list could get bigger. I have no idea what that means but some others were the smaller FL schools and Clemson. I have to wonder why ISU would be on that list. I don't know how that list gets populated.
    Pick some tiny, local schools you don't play, along with a couple of ok bigger schools you don't play but don't think anyone would want to go to(us). then toss in a bone (clemson) to show you aren't being really mean to the kid



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    I thought someone said he was going to JUCO and then taking a check from Auburn?



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    Mike Blakely - Yahoo! Sports

    #40 ranked recruit of 2011.




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    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    I thought someone said he was going to JUCO and then taking a check from Auburn?
    doesn't he have to take a laptop first? or is it fail a class?



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    I thought I read yesterday he was released to anywhere except FSU, Miami, and any SEC school...



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Quote Originally Posted by abe2010 View Post
    Pick some tiny, local schools you don't play, along with a couple of ok bigger schools you don't play but don't think anyone would want to go to(us). then toss in a bone (clemson) to show you aren't being really mean to the kid
    Or, the fact that we signed 2 of his high school teammates already and they are probably friends, and that is probably the real reason. ISU fans that belittle ISU need to grow a pair.



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Sign him up. Anyone know why he asked for a release?



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Quote Originally Posted by ZJohnson View Post
    Sign him up. Anyone know why he asked for a release?
    New coach and a change in offensive style from spread to I.


    "Not at the table Carlos."

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    Quote Originally Posted by tazclone View Post
    New coach and a change in offensive style from spread to I.
    Is that a guess or do you know that for sure? Just curious.



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Quote Originally Posted by ZJohnson View Post
    Is that a guess or do you know that for sure? Just curious.
    I saw it on another board so take it for what it is worth.


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    Re: Mike Blakely

    It's a release to play immediately without sitting a year, yes?



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    Quote Originally Posted by PabloDiablo View Post
    It's a release to play immediately without sitting a year, yes?
    I would think he'd still have to sit a year regardless. The release just prevents him from going anywhere else in the SEC.

    He would redshirt this year and then he wants to play immediately in a spread system.



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    Re: Mike Blakely

    If he hasn't enrolled, doesn't that change things?



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