Cyclones lose David Grant

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  1. sdsmith4

    sdsmith4 Member

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    David Grant headed to Nebraska!! Check their commit list!
     
  2. keepngoal

    keepngoal Jobless Jerk
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    gotta link with that?

    -keep
     
  3. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    tyrelrobert Active Member

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    Yet another reason to hate Nebraska!!
     
  5. ajk4st8

    ajk4st8 Well-Known Member

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    Damn thats a huge loss
     
  6. ripvdub

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    SON OF A NUTCRACKER!
     
  7. mt85

    mt85 Well-Known Member

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    This gets so tiring.
     
  8. Cyclonepride

    Cyclonepride Thought Police
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    This is why I hang out in the political cave. I mean, sure, the world is going all to hell, but it's less depressing than talking about Cyclone sports lately.......ok, maybe not, but sometimes it just seems that way.
     
  9. tim_redd

    tim_redd Well-Known Member

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    Do we thank Missoura for stealing Hoch?
     
  10. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    Probably some sort of domino effect.
     
  11. timc243

    timc243 Member

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    I haven't been able to keep up. Was he actually committed to us, or was he just one we thought we had a good shot at?
     
  12. TheHelgo

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    #12 TheHelgo, Jan 8, 2008
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    For cripes sake! Why do these kids committ if they are not serious about it? This drives me mad. At this point i don't believe any of the players that have supposedly committed to ISU.
     
  13. CyclonesRule

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    He was committed to us. He is still currently on the front page of CR for our list of commitments but he is gone if you look at the full list http://iowastate.rivals.com/commitlist.asp
     
  14. kurimski

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    I'm sure we'll do some stealing from other teams as well. It's getting down to the crunch time in recruiting and this always seems to happen. He probably won't be the only one we lose.
     
  15. benjay

    benjay Well-Known Member

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    PANIC
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  16. MaxPower57

    MaxPower57 Active Member

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    well we've now lost grant and marshall (3* on rivals) and ellington (3* on scout), we'll lose more too but hopefully gain some. nonetheless this really sucks
     
  17. clonefromNE

    clonefromNE Active Member

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    So wait. We have less than 20 commits now?
     
  18. isuno1fan

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    I would say we can definitely blame this on Hoch switching to Mizzou. It stinks, but there is nothing you can do. Personally I think Marshall was a bigger loss. We aren't as bad off on the OL.
     
  19. isufbcurt

    isufbcurt Well-Known Member

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    Put yourself in a recruits shoes. You have no predetermined allegences to a team, so you take your visits and commit to a team verbally. Then a while later a school who has a "Better" history comes to recruit you and you switch.

    Thats why they switch.
     
  20. jt tailgater

    jt tailgater Member

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    thats easy its just like; you apply for two jobs, one offers, you accept, the higher paying job offers not long after, you then decline first and accept the second
     

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