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    Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville


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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Dumb choice (baseball over FB) IMO, but good luck to him.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Dumb choice (baseball over FB) IMO, but good luck to him.

    It's obvious that college coaches and scouts think his football talent is on a much higher level than his baseball talent.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    Dumb choice (baseball over FB) IMO, but good luck to him.
    how? professional baseball (including minor leagues) is far easier to get into than professional football.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    I know Kohler and his family...his heart is with baseball and the kid's future isn't in sports it's in medicine.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    He chose the better sport.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Baseball over academics (and\or football)? To each his own



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Baseball over academics (and\or football)? To each his own
    Since when is choosing a free ride NOT choosing academics? Just making it easier on his family, and if his future is in medicine, it doesn't matter where his undergrad degree is from--if he has a good GPA and knocks his MCAT out of the ballpark, he'll be just fine.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Since when is choosing a free ride NOT choosing academics? Just making it easier on his family, and if his future is in medicine, it doesn't matter where his undergrad degree is from--if he has a good GPA and knocks his MCAT out of the ballpark, he'll be just fine.
    True, but from what I have been told, he had free rides from top tier institutions.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    i'm sure evansville has plenty of world class professors just like stanford and northwestern.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Do we really need to be critical of this young man's decision? Congrats James on your decision. Best of luck in sports and your quest towards medical school.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    hey i'm happy for the kid, but don't give me this med school baloney. if that's your goal, you don't turn down a free ride to stanford. if you want to play baseball, you go to evansville. he's obviously a smart kid and made the decision he felt was best.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    Do we really need to be critical of this young man's decision? Congrats James on your decision. Best of luck in sports and your quest towards medical school.
    Kinda what I was thinking. It's not like he committed to ISU, THEN said no thanks (even if he did, who cares). The kid obviously likes baseball more and is going to a great college that specializes in his field of choice. To be mad at him is like being mad that you didn't win the lotto when you had your mind up that you were going to win. Just doesn't make any sense. Good luck, James.



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Who is mad?



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    Re: Ames' James Kohler to play baseball at...Evansville

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    how? professional baseball (including minor leagues) is far easier to get into than professional football.
    Not when your a high major football prospect and a mid major baseball prospect.



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