Ezra Miller Enters Transfer Portal

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  1. Clonefan32

    Clonefan32 Well-Known Member

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    I'm just curious why the felt the need to say he was done with football forever. It would have been pretty easy to just not say anything, or say he was dealing with lingering issues, or whatever. It's odd to say he's "retired".

    However, from reading the statement I think it's clearly not "sweeping it under the rug." It sounded like a collaborative effort. If the kid didn't want it made public he was dealing with mental health issues Iowa should oblige that request.
     
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  2. isutrevman

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    It sounds like he wanted to keep his mental health issues private and Iowa helped him do that. I don't see any problem there.
     
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  3. JM4CY

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    My thought as well. If he can’t handle the pressures of playing in the worst G5 division in the worst conference, he better look at a smaller league. ;)
     
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  4. JP4CY

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    There ya go, I gave ya one.
     
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  5. BillBrasky4Cy

    BillBrasky4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I get that but at the same time a simple "stepping away from football due to personal reasons" would have been much more appropriate. Putting out a false statement isn't cool either.
     
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  6. Dandy

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    Miller headed to Tennessee or North Carolina?
     
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  7. isutrevman

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    That's true, I don't know why they made up the back injury.
     
  8. Brandon

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    That's a bad look imo
     
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    Hey I called myself out right away on that one
     
  10. Dandy

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    True. I'll stop bustin' your balls on that one now.
     
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  11. BoxsterCy

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    I don't like public lying either. Although as soon as you do that vague "truth" peeps on fan forums of the school will immediately starting digging and speculating and the next thing you know the student was a mad-dog drug fiend or some sort of secret bad apple undermining team chemistry. The last thing the more fanatical fans respect is players privacy. Kinda of a lose lose but lying is the bigger loser IMHO.
     
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  12. Gonzo

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    Agree. Trying to turn this into some bash on Iowa when that's clearly not how the kid himself feels is just small.
     
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    Your post forced me to reread the Tweet and it changed my interpretation also. Thanks.
     
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    Because he had a back injury last season.
     
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  15. BWRhasnoAC

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    This whole thing seems strange. Why report back issues?
     
  16. dualthreat

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    Are we really going to comb through a 19 year old kids tweet to try and psychoanalyze his mindset last year to see if it's changed?
     
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  17. GMackey32

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  18. Gonzo

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    Seems like a pretty personal situation and decision. But I'm sure Ezra is feeling all torn up that a bunch of middle-aged message board posters aren't cool with how he went about it.
     
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  19. BWRhasnoAC

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    No I just think the whole thing is odd. That's as far as I'm gonna take it. His life.
     
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    Haha, I've heard that saying for a long time, and it's still as wrong as it's ever been.
     

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