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    "Football Island" from 60 minutes

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    The video didn't want to embed, here's the link (I hope).


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    Re: "Football Island" from 60 minutes

    this was a pretty cool story. watched it last night. makes you wonder why some of those guys in the NFL dont donate a couple thousands and buy pads. I mean how much does a field turf field cost? Its gotta be less that $1M right? (i say that because my high school just put one in and i think with the drainage system and total stadium makeover we got it was under $2M) so why cant these 30+ NFL guys pull together a couple million and build the kids a nice field and provide some safe helmets, etc. Im not even talking OLine sleds and such....just a field that isnt made of lava rock and some new equipment.


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    Re: "Football Island" from 60 minutes

    That was a really cool video. I wish ISU would send a full time recruiter there. Love that type of athlete. You have to respect the type of athlete they produce, especially Polamalu


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    Re: "Football Island" from 60 minutes

    ya but polamlou is from ca. his parents were from samoa


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    Re: "Football Island" from 60 minutes

    Quote Originally Posted by dinger View Post
    this was a pretty cool story. watched it last night. makes you wonder why some of those guys in the NFL dont donate a couple thousands and buy pads. I mean how much does a field turf field cost? Its gotta be less that $1M right? (i say that because my high school just put one in and i think with the drainage system and total stadium makeover we got it was under $2M) so why cant these 30+ NFL guys pull together a couple million and build the kids a nice field and provide some safe helmets, etc. Im not even talking OLine sleds and such....just a field that isnt made of lava rock and some new equipment.
    I'm surprised some crazy Texas or SEC booster hasn't done something like this. Open the facility, hire some retired assistant coach to run the place and steer recruits to the university.



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    Re: "Football Island" from 60 minutes

    I thought that was a great story and I agree if they have 10 NFL players why haven't they given their home team some good equipment??



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