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For those that listen to Korncats afternoon show, Is Phil Korncat on drugs or he just mentally retarded? He's on this kick that Clowney should sit out next year to "protect himself" from injury. Spent the entire show droning on about it.
Where does this idiotic sh*t come from? Is the guy on dope or something?
Every year, there is a rising junior or senior who is projected to go #1 overall in the next draft. How come this is the first time I've ever heard it suggested that such a player should take a year off?
You deserve what you get when you and two others listen to the garbage from Korncat!
He's trolling on the radio. Trying to drum up callers.
"Those who live in the past are cowards and losers" -- Mike Ditka
That is exactly my question Thomas Sumter.
I understand, as others have posted that he needs to get people interested enough to call the show but that's an absolutely idiotic subject in my opinion.
It's like Phil got stoned and dreamed up the dumbest thing he could think of to talk about. I swear the guy must be on drugs
I had to cut him off today. I normally listen to his show but the guy is losing it.
Im sure that would really help his draft status. Just goes to show you he has no clue.
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Call me crazy but that isnt crazy
If he goes #1 what does he make? 30-50Mil? Guaranteed
If he goes 2nd round due to an injury he makes prob 5 Mil guaranteed?
You think he'd go less than 10th even if he sits out a year?
This is why the system is screwed up. A guy like Latt helps USC make tens of millions and could wind up with nothing due to injury
I believe football players should be able to go after their first year
First round money isn't what it used to be. Andrew Lucks contract was 4yrs 22 million.
You're correct. Cam was around 50mil. Luck 22mil
2nd round average is around 4mil total
Still a lot to risk with little reward for him
So what other players should sit scott? There are several sure first rounders. What other players should be smart enough to not play any longer in college and sit out a year like you and the brilliant Korncat think.
Give us some names bro.
Then Johnny Football must need to go ahead and cryogenically freeze his ass until he can enter the draft, if it is all about the money. I can't see where playing one more down of college football would do anything to help his draft position.
As for JD, if he sits out next year, some may question his passion for the game, even if he plays and blows out a knee playing, he'll still go in the top five of the draft, probably still #1 (unless someone unexpectedly blows up or Tahj Boyd waits until next year to enter ;-) )Next season! JD is going rewrite the NCAA defensive record book. He is not playing for a high draft position, he did that this year, he's playing for the top spot in history on the defensive side of the ball in college football. It's all about what he wants to accomplish in college and what he wants his legacy to be.
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I think he should play in Canada next year
Granted, I was not on the show today as I was dealing with a personal issue. I managed to catch a few seconds of it and at least the part I did hear was not so much in reference to what you are saying but more in reference to what I have been saying for weeks.
The college system does not help the player. There is no reason that a guy like Clowney, Lattimore or even a Sammy Watkins who was considered a first round pick after his freshman season should be forced to go through three years of college if they are ready.
Clowney would be a top three pick in April if he were allowed to come out this year. He very well could be the number one overall pick. Instead the NFL is forcing him to return for his junior season. The risk of injury anytime you step on the football field is great but in this instance we are talking about a guy who is set to make life changing money if he can just stay healthy.
It is easy as fans to sit here and say, you play for your school, you play for your teammates and I would estimate that 90 percent of college players in Clowney, Lattimore or even Watkins shoes do that. But at the same time you have think about your future, your family.
If Lattimore could have come out after his freshman season and most agreed he would have been a top 15 pick then he would have received around 15 million guaranteed money and a contract. I have no clue what he will receive now but in the cut throat business of the NFL it will be interesting to see he can indeed earn that type of money after the injuries.
Again, I am not necessarily debating what Phil talked about today. I didn't hear it but I am talking about the point we have discussed a couple times over the previous few weeks.
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I said all of this after lattimore was hurt. Got nothing but crap from the kool aid drinkers on this board. These young men who play for us are "entertainers" who play for a pittance and bear all of the risk.
I said it before: if clowney were my son, he would sit next year, work out with a personal coach, and get tutored on being successful in the nfl.
Yes, because nothing makes an NFL owner want to draft someone more than the knowledge that they are too chicken about getting hurt to play football. You'll definitely go #1 then!
As for the rule that you have to be 3 years removed from high school, it's common sense. They made the rule because 99% of players aren't physically and emotionally ready for the professional life and physical grind. It sucks for the 1%, but its better for both college and the NFL. In college, you get to see once in a generation talents for 3 years as opposed to 1, and in the NFL, you don't have a ton of highly paid rookies being thrown into the fire. Take a look at all of the rookies that are making contributions now in the NFL, and realize that none of them would be able to do that 2 years ago.
They might say they didn't like it and didn't endorse it...but you know they'd still take him in the top 5 after he shows out at the combine and in personal workouts.
Dude has nothing to gain, and everything to lose. And he doesn't have to prove his "heart, desire, ambition or passion for the game." That's what the last 20 years of his life have been about. This next year is only ONLY about not getting hurt, so his life and his family's life can change forever.
"You’re either a block-gobbler, a farmer, or you’re a damn hunter and playmaker."
The problem with this is once one guy does it, more will follow. Eventually you'll have everyone in the first round, and a bunch of guys who want money right away who are projected in the 2nd and 3rd rounds. Its a really really REALLY bad idea.
Just get the dude a $10 million policy.
With this kind of thinking, a star football player should avoid riding in a car for fear of being in an accident or swimming in the ocean to avoid possible drowning or shark attack.
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