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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Van Coleman took the opportunity to compare him to 2 Dookies.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Its important because I need a school with a lot of connections in economics, to set me up with internships and job opportunities after college, Barnes said.

    How about connections in Agricultural Economics - would that also fit his requirements?


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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Economics? Really? Give the kid an A for Ambition at least.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    I feel pretty confident in our Economics program. I am an Ag Business student and have taken alot of general economics courses. If he were into Agricultural Business though, I think he would be a lock . We have a great Ag Business program with great connections to the industry. If only.....


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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Van Coleman also had A.J. Derby ranked ahead of him until last year.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    How many of these articles are there going to be? Talk about boilerplate...

    1) Not your "typical" recruit
    2) Cares about future and education
    3) No, really, he does!
    4) "That's Harrison"
    5) Ever hear the one about the time he tried to get in to the weight room?

    Love the kid and hope he comes here, but the flood of generic articles leaves something to be desired.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Quote Originally Posted by saf View Post
    Love the kid and hope he comes here, but the flood of generic articles leaves something to be desired.
    No kidding - it was like he just completed reading the Sports Illustrated article. Nothing new here.


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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Quote Originally Posted by saf View Post
    How many of these articles are there going to be? Talk about boilerplate...

    1) Not your "typical" recruit
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    3) No, really, he does!
    4) "That's Harrison"
    5) Ever hear the one about the time he tried to get in to the weight room?

    Love the kid and hope he comes here, but the flood of generic articles leaves something to be desired.
    +1



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Van Coleman also had A.J. Derby ranked ahead of him until last year.
    Derby was a very hot prospect for awhile.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Yeah but Barnes has been a very hot prospect since 8th grade.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    “It’s important because I need a school with a lot of connections in economics, to set me up with internships and job opportunities after college,” Barnes said.
    Sounds like he is biting on Duke's sales job pretty hard...at least it will be better than him going to KU.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Barnes is 6'8" with shoes! That means he's 6'7", even w/o. He's also got a 7 foot wingspan.



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    Re: Barnes article in OWH

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Sounds like he is biting on Duke's sales job pretty hard...at least it will be better than him going to KU.
    Duke doesn't even have a business program



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    “It’s important because I need a school with a lot of connections in economics, to set me up with internships and job opportunities after college,” Barnes said.
    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Duke doesn't even have a business program
    Exactly- they have an outstanding economics department.


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