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    Adam Carper

    I saw this on another thread that he could've have been good. I dont remember what happened to him and what happened to the quarteback that played in the last game of 2002 or 2003 and had some crazy injury?


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    Re: Adam Carper

    Oh yeah.... Waye Terry I think was his name



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    Re: Adam Carper

    terry had an head/neck injury in the missori game i believe. and adam carper tore his acl i believe.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Terry had an injurty but they found a pre-existing condition that he had...something with his spinal column or something like that?



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Quote Originally Posted by CyDude16 View Post
    terry had an head/neck injury in the missori game i believe. and adam carper tore his acl i believe.
    If I recall, Carper tore his acl, mcl, and meniscus. They thought at the time it would probably be a career ender, and it was. He ended up helping coach LBs until he graduated this year.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Quote Originally Posted by ahaselhu View Post
    If I recall, Carper tore his acl, mcl, and meniscus. They thought at the time it would probably be a career ender, and it was. He ended up helping coach LBs until he graduated this year.
    This. He could have come back and tried playing on it, but they told him it was high risk to happen again and he didn't want any of it.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    yes terry did have a concussion and neck injury. I believe doctors told him that if he took another hard hit, that he might not wake up.

    don't remember what happened to adam carper really.

    I do recall a linebacker that got kicked off the team for testing possitive for drugs a few years back. anyone recall his name?



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    Re: Adam Carper

    A relative of mine (2nd cousin) had something like this happen to him way back when. Not sure of the year. But he was a redshirting when we went to the peach bowl. He started the next year at linebacker as redshirt freshman, and tore up his knee in the middle of the season. he rehabed, then came back his sophomore and tore up the same knee again that same year.

    They wanted him to come back and play but he told them that he wanted to be able to walk when he graduated.

    It'd be kinda cool if anyone on here played with him or knows him. He goes by Joe or Joel Jensen.

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    This. He could have come back and tried playing on it, but they told him it was high risk to happen again and he didn't want any of it.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Robo.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Quote Originally Posted by bigcyfan82 View Post
    yes terry did have a concussion and neck injury. I believe doctors told him that if he took another hard hit, that he might not wake up.

    don't remember what happened to adam carper really.

    I do recall a linebacker that got kicked off the team for testing possitive for drugs a few years back. anyone recall his name?
    I might not be remembering correctly, but I believe that the story didn't end there. I thought that after Terry was told that ISU would not accept the risk of letting him continue to play, he ended up transferring to a smaller school and competing during his senior year.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Quote Originally Posted by bigcyfan82 View Post
    yes terry did have a concussion and neck injury. I believe doctors told him that if he took another hard hit, that he might not wake up.

    don't remember what happened to adam carper really.

    I do recall a linebacker that got kicked off the team for testing possitive for drugs a few years back. anyone recall his name?
    Matt Robertson. He kind of got a raw deal--they weren't illegal when he was taking them initially.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    I don't think that was him. He played the year before, and was our only returning starting linebacker, but got kicked off the team.

    Quote Originally Posted by bkurt58 View Post
    Matt Robertson. He kind of got a raw deal--they weren't illegal when he was taking them initially.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    It was Robertson. He had a good year and was looking solid but got kicked off for steroids.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Carper destroyed his entire knee... I saw him around campus a lot. I think he had multiple surgeries and it just wouldn't come back. Really unfortunate because he was going to be a very good player for us. He's a really nice guy too.



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    Re: Adam Carper

    Quote Originally Posted by Rick View Post
    It was Robertson. He had a good year and was looking solid but got kicked off for steroids.
    I thougt it was a "nutritional supplement" - something illegal under NCAA guidelines, not-so-much 'roids. But I guess they'd qualify as a banned substance...



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