this dude is a total head case. If he had played his cards right, he could have been a high 1 rounder in the NFL draft. But instead, he got stupid and selfish and look how far he has fallen. Instead of making millions, he is serving time.
What an absolute moron. If he had just played out his college career (at least 3 years of it), instead of challenging the NFL's rule on draft eligibility, he would be a rich man right now and living the good life. There HAS to have been someone around him who told him it was a bad idea to challenge the NFL but he did it anyway.
Perhaps he just knew he wouldn't be able to hack the academic part of college (who would question THAT after what we've seen from him), and thought he'd be better off trying to get in the NFL early before being disqualified by the NCAA for academic problems.
Either way, the guy is a complete idiot. Maybe he realized how badly he screwed up and has just gone completely off the deep end or something......
He needed the extra guns in case he decided to hold up a bank, since he needed the money to buy his way in the NFL, so he could get kicked out and cry out that the system was rigged against him, because he was a poor boy who was too good for college, which told him what he could not do as a young man and survive in society. Lucky he was a Buckeye and not an outstanding EIU recruit. OSU sure paid the price for that recruit. Reminds me of Lawrence Phillips and the Big Red Machine.
RipvDub: Hope that answers your question above.
CFH HMagic bball season.
Let my fred's Four Horsemen ride.
[quote=ISUAlum2002;10096] There HAS to have been someone around him who told him it was a bad idea to challenge the NFL but he did it anyway.
I believe those around him saw him as a way to make money themselves. When you have the POTENTIAL to make millions, people come out of the woodwork with "help" when all they really want is a slice of the pie when you get there. But once that boat has sailed, there is no one to help you when you really need the help. The advice he was give was probably bad advice due to the selfish people in his life. Not that he doesn't shoulder some of the blame here. The guy sounds like he has gone mad.
At a minimum, he could have played arena or canadian football and tried that route. He sounds like a quitter on top of it all.
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