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Stanford, Northwestern, and Texas are all good answers. I'd probably put Georgia on the list as well.
That's not why I would send him there. I'd be pissed if they actually made him act like a traditional student. But I know in Texas that they idolize football over anything else, and Austin is a cool college town for him.
I agree...plus a great location as well.
He will if he doesn't want a boot up his ass.
If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day.
As the #1 QB, he has never had to work hard in the classroom ever. I'm being honest. If he failed as the Texas QB, I'd be scared for him to attend classes as a real student because the reason he is the #1 QB is because he didn't have to worry about schoolwork throughout junior high and high school.
If he does fail, he'd be better off attending a community college and getting the knowledge-base he would need to attend a university.
definitely stay away from programs that run gimmick offenses like Northwestern, Oregon, or Georgia Tech...also, stay away from coaches that are too emotional and are known for their sideline antics.
Bama, Notre Dame, Texas, Stanford, USC, Georgia, and Florida, offer very good programs for top rated quarterbacks.
Bama. Dat O line, plus I could prob get 100k out of it at least.
Not all good quarterbacks are coddled idiots. I think you have been watching too many movies.
Georgia. Richt is a hell of a guy. also they have a nice support staff
This post was edited by Monty Burns 20 months ago
University of Florida
Bo Ryan likes his basketball like he likes himself: ugly as fuck.
I think you are living in a dream world. Elite athletes like a #1 QB in high school have a different life than everyone else.
Arizona State. I want good looking Grandkids. And when I'm 50, I want to stare at hot college tits.
wherever he wants to go, it's his life and his decision.
East Lansing- A Drinking Town with a Football Problem
And then he would likely flunk out of any major university or get very frustrated when he had to do the workload that your average student does.
We aren't talking about an average college football player here. This is the #1 player in the nation at the most important position. His whole life since he started showing the ability to throw a football in grade school was altered. It's just the way it is.
Only if the quarterback's parents are idiots who enjoy playing the lottery and losing. Feel free to raise your #1 QB the way you want, but my kid is getting an education one way or the other. If he has to do it in the summer after he's drafted, that's fine, but he's doing it. And it won't be in "General Studies".
EDIT: To answer the question, I'd encourage schools where both are very good like Stanford, ND, Miami, Georgia, etc., but ultimately it's my kid's decision. As long as he's committed to both football and education, that's fine with me.
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My vote also goes to Stanford. We visited Stanford and Berkeley in September. Stanford blew me away. Great campus, incredible academics, and the number-one college athletic program in the country 18 years running. The only downside is that Palo Alto is not a great college town.
By contrast, Berkeley was a huge disappointment.
LOL offensive genius.
Your name isn't Marv Marinovich, is it?
I was majorly let down by Berkeley, as well. It seems like it has potential, but it just didn't suit my style. Can't really put a finger on it, just didn't like it.
Florida State. He would pull in some fine tail.
In no particular order, I would want his top 5 to be:
All have a good reputation for developing NFL caliber QB's and have great national exposure.
The only school on that list that would be mildly concerning is USC, due to the possibility of more NCAA infractions.
Exactly. Let them know up front that they're not just recruiting my son.
Presumably the school has done this before and knows the deal.
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