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    Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    According to an unnamed DI head coach quoted in this Zagsblog item:

    I dont think its impossible, the coach said. Hes got a lot of work to do. Its a long shot.

    Norvel Pelle Still on the Board | ZagsBlog.com



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    I'll tutor the boy, SEND EM MY WAY




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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    How does a kid not make sure he is eligible when he has a freakin year to do it. Why doesn't he just go play in the D League or overseas? Also, I wonder what on-line courses he is taking and if the NCAA will even accept them?


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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    He r so smrt.



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    If he cant even pass high school classes two years in a row, no way in hell he'll pass college classes. With all these schools jumping on board, and the fact that he may be eligible makes it more of a long shot every day that he will land at iowa state.



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by rholtgraves View Post
    How does a kid not make sure he is eligible when he has a freakin year to do it. Why doesn't he just go play in the D League or overseas? Also, I wonder what on-line courses he is taking and if the NCAA will even accept them?
    My guess is he is trying to do the absolute bare minimum so he can play in college for 1 year.

    This really isn't very surprising, that's been this kids situation the whole time we've been recruiting him. There is a reason why a 5 star center doesn't have the offer list you'd expect.


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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by nallen34 View Post
    If he cant even pass high school classes two years in a row, no way in hell he'll pass college classes. With all these schools jumping on board, and the fact that he may be eligible makes it more of a long shot every day that he will land at iowa state.
    Nothing has changed though... so its not any more of a long shot. This has been known since day 1.



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    In most cases like this the kid is either not very bright....totally unmotivated.....or worst case scenario.....a combination of both.



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Nothing has changed though... so its not any more of a long shot. This has been known since day 1.
    Absolutely. This is also probably why his visit has been delayed. Fred most likely will not hold a scholly for him. If he can get Lockett and Uthoff, he will. If there is a scholly left he can offer it to Pelle. Even if he does manage to become eligible, there is no guarantee that he still will be eligible by the time the conference season rolls around.


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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    He's a long shot to spell eligible, let alone be eligible.



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    My guess is he is trying to do the absolute bare minimum so he can play in college for 1 year.

    This really isn't very surprising, that's been this kids situation the whole time we've been recruiting him. There is a reason why a 5 star center doesn't have the offer list you'd expect.
    I would have thought Texas Tech would have been all over him since their standards are so easy.


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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    If Bill Self can get the Morris twins and Sharron Collins eligible FH should be able to get Pelle eligible.


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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    If Bill Self can get the Morris twins and Sharron Collins eligible FH should be able to get Pelle eligible.
    I'm more in the thinking of Derrick Rose @ Kentucky. Didn't someone else even take his ACT's?



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    Re: Pelle "a long shot" to become eligible

    He could pull a brandon jenning and play euroball for a year if he can't cut grades.


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