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    ISU lands a QB Commitment

    I hope this kid can develop under Coach Herman.

    Scout.com: Iowa State Lands Another Commitment



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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    I guess we'll see.


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    nice.


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    welcome aboard James. he looks pretty good with his feet and throws a nice deep ball.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    after seeing some video on him, this kid has a cannon for an arm and is a definite playmaker. dont know why he hasnt gotten more looks


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Anyone else find it ironic that Taylor McHargue is now committed to Rice?



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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    i thought quarterbacks were supposed to be smart. in my book a 3.0 gpa isn't exactly brilliant but if herman thinks he's capable he probably is.


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Quote Originally Posted by hiwhatis View Post
    i thought quarterbacks were supposed to be smart. in my book a 3.0 gpa isn't exactly brilliant but if herman thinks he's capable he probably is.
    3.0 gpa for today's kids is pretty good I think. Kids are caring less and less about their grades.



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    Quote Originally Posted by hiwhatis View Post
    i thought quarterbacks were supposed to be smart. in my book a 3.0 gpa isn't exactly brilliant but if herman thinks he's capable he probably is.
    What, you thought Favre was a rocket scientist?



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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Quote Originally Posted by hiwhatis View Post
    i thought quarterbacks were supposed to be smart. in my book a 3.0 gpa isn't exactly brilliant but if herman thinks he's capable he probably is.
    There is a difference between being football smart and book smart.



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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Football smart and book smart can be completely different.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Interesting that he's listed as pro-style and more of a thrower than runner. I thought we'd be going after someone more balanced under Herman.

    And who was our last skill position recruit from PA. We can see the recruiting seas turning.



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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Quote Originally Posted by hiwhatis View Post
    i thought quarterbacks were supposed to be smart. in my book a 3.0 gpa isn't exactly brilliant but if herman thinks he's capable he probably is.
    I wouldn't read too much into a high school GPA. Many students, athletes in particular, just sorta coast by.

    Apparently the kid gets it done on the football field, and he has grades good enough to get him into school. Just fine by me.

    Nice get this late in the game by PR.


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    true about different smarts, but i'm in high school and it's pretty easy to maintain a 3.5 at least. in most cases kids that have a lot of street smarts or football smarts could do really well in school if they tried. and like i said, it's pretty easy to get at least a 3.5 without studying or giving forth a lot of effort.


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    Re: ISU lands a QB Commitment

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Football smart and book smart can be completely different.
    Yeah, look at Peyton Manning.

    Kidding aside, we have no reason to distrust Herman. If he is confident enough in his abilities to offer him a scholarship, then I'm sure the kid will do just fine.

    Herman is Mensa smart after all.



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