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    Pollard on Deadspin

    Iowa State's AD Trolled All Players United On Twitter Today

    Thoughts on his Twitter-Rant and the ramifications?



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    Personally, I agree with what most of he's saying. I thought it was interesting when the tweets were showing up in my feed, kinda cool to see it on Deadspin.



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    no idea why he did this



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    He's 100% right



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    I agree with what he is saying 100%, but he probably should of not said it as I see no way it can help recruiting (not saying it can hurt, but definitely does not help)



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    Don't think much will come of it. Maybe some time covered on local media for a day.



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    He may be right, but seriously that was dumb.



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyientist View Post
    Don't think much will come of it. Maybe some time covered on local media for a day.
    The Rag will run with this. Randy P has a slight chub over the idea already.


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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    This issue combined with the eventual decline of enrollment in traditional "brick and mortar" universities will destroy collegiate athletics within 20 years. Just my opinion.



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    Eff Pollard, what about our very own TXCYCLONES on Deadspin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    In my opinion, his tweets are far from a tirade. He is stating his long held opinion on this subject. Personally, I do not see why it is getting so much publicity today; especially on KXnO. Personally, I would be o.k. with a small monthly stipend being paid to football and men's basketball players; however, I do not think there is a way to make it work due to Title IX. Go Cyclones!



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    We don't need another arena football, I agree with that. Student-athletes do get their hand held to graduation if they want to be successful which leads to a lot more money down the road in their careers on top of free school.



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    Eff Pollard, what about our very own TXCYCLONES on Deadspin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Obviously my thoughts are out there now. I just think this has the potential for some backlash at a time (W/L record) where we need all the help we can get.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    The Rag will run with this. Randy P has a slight chub over the idea already.
    Pollard trying to cover for the fact we pay our players?



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    Re: Pollard on Deadspin

    I like the rebuttal tweets.

    Al @JebusHChrist @IASTATEAD Why would anyone pay your players?



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