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Rice made a good decision. J Joseph is another one that made a good move.
"I used to walk up a hill to and from school in my days", says every Clemson student ever.
Staying doesnt make you a better pro. You have better coaching, better nutritionists, better strength and conditioning, and more time to hone your skills at the next level. If you fail at the next level it's usually because your were a marginal pro to begin with.
Mel Kiper has him as the number one rated Junior. Todd McShay has him as a first rounder. I live in Richmond, it has been all over the paper and radio that the Tech coaches are shocked hes coming back.
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If it doesn't work out he has 1 year left to finish his degree and I don't think money would be an issue with $405,000 min salary......kid went off the 2nd half of the year, strike while the iron is hot, he will be a good pro like TY hilton was this year.
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Ace Sanders and Ty Hilton are nothing alike.
Right. Someone who should have left early and hurt their stock by coming back? McKinley. His injuries and subpar senior year did not help him.
Some of our posters here that have reached sainthood should tell then staff that Ace owes them nothing and they need to get over themseleves.
I never said staying would make you a better pro. Im saying that i find is ridiculous that a 5-7 punt returner with a 4th round grade is leaving.
Isn't the reason you go to college, to make money? Would staying longer make them All Pro?
This post was edited by Lowcountry Cock 15 months ago
Will he come back and grow 5 inches?
NFL created unforeseen circumstances with the new rookie pay scales. All these guys want to get past that rookie contract as quickly as possible.
You generally have to get a degree and then get a job....
Again let me make myself clear. The point of all of my posts is that i find it amazing we lose so many guys early to the draft. Some are good choices, others baffle me. Ace is one i dont understand. Thats it, my point.
Heres a tweet from Scott Wright from draft countdown.
Good decision by #SouthCarolina WR @AceSanders1 to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Won't be any bigger next year and stock is maxed out. Top 100.
"People always ask me if I wish I were bigger. I tell them no. I always wanted to be a miniature badass." Dustin Pedroia
Not to play football. Ace can still get his degree, free of charge. How do you know he would have a degree after next fall anyways?
This post was edited by els0528 15 months ago
What's not to get? He won't get bigger and won't get any faster then whatever workout facility he chooses gets him to. If he stays he's still as you put it a 5'-7" punt returner.
Your right. He should go the NFL.
It's a 2-3 round grade so quit throwing that 4 out. That's as high as it gets for someone his size. I don't think you are understanding the point that it can almost only go down. This is not a baffling decision at all. I was surprised he originally said he was staying. Also, as been stated many times, he could come back any time and finish his degree for free. Scam is finishing right now at AU.
No he should risk subpar season, injury, arrest, accident, chance that he isn't coming off MVP performance in the bowl game to come back and probably not be able to improve his stock, but surely be able to lower it. You take the money when it is highest. Whatever you think of Troy Williamson, he absolutely made the right decision. He got a top 10 signing bonus. Idc where he is now. One more year in school wasn't going to get him better than that, nor was it gonna have him still in the league.
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TY Hilton > Ace in literally every category.
"You’re either a block-gobbler, a farmer, or you’re a damn hunter and playmaker."
Wow, that post right there. So hes going to get arrested? Wow buddy calm down. By the way he was given a 4th round grade.
My point was never that he should come back to improve his draft stock. Not one time did i say that. My point is come back to school, help us take the next step, continue in school. You only get one shot at playing college football. He comes out, gets cut by an NFL team, then what? All im trying to say.
In order for us to take the next step as a program Ace is the type of player we need to keep. Hes an impact player for us.
Some of these guys you mentioned may be from better financial situations than others (don't know Sanders situation, not trying to cast aspersions) and they don't feel the need to help out their families. I think this plays into many of these decisions.
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