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IMG is a Shady Place. Effects on Recruiting?

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by Sylez_G_Koolaid, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. DoctorGator

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    Yes, and others down through the years. This shouldn't be a shock, given that the first football coach IMG had was a QB that was at fsu right in the middle of the worst of their cheating spree.
     
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  2. manigordo

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    IMG is small potatoes in this indictment. As stated earlier in the thread, the corruption extends way beyond college football.
     
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  3. StrangeGator

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    Yea, the whole thing is pretty sickening.
     
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  4. rpmGator

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    I am going to presume their guilt for entertainment purposes only

    I also hope all schools involved are punished to the biggest kick in the ass possible
     
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  5. gatorbite00

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    What a Crap Show all of this is. Hollywood-Colleges-Coaches-etc etc etc.
     
  6. Crusher

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    Not technically correct...if memory serves Stokes on the b'ball team attended IMG.
     
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  7. Crusher

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    This seemed pretty obvious to me each signing day.
     
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  8. StrangeGator

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    No. His decommitment was no different than Richardson's or Lee's. Nothing indicates anything suspicious on the school's part. Pretty sure we'll keep recruiting their players. Nothing better than a bright light shining on a school to make sure they're playing by the rules. I think we get at least one player from IMG this cycle. Hopefully he's a good student as well.
     
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  9. atlantagator86

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    I'm talking more in terms of maybe the people at IMG convincing Griffis that he could make a lot of money signing at another school. Something suddenly seems to have made Griffis turn on his childhood team.
     
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  10. gatordee

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    When you start spreading millions of $ in something. More and more people are going to want a piece of the pie. They will find out what they can bring to the table in order to get on board. This usually means breaking the rules. But when breaking the rules means more money for everyone, well hell get on board and glad to have you. People places and things like IMG are designed to be cash cows. Let me make a few million do my three to five years at the worst and chill the rest of my life.
     
  11. TrueGator

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    Well, he's now saying that FSU is his leader and he is going to make multiple visits there. So, I guess maybe that's where someone should look first to uncover that "something?"
     
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  12. madgator

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    IMG

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  13. shane4three

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    I’ll believe it when I see it.
     
  14. rpmGator

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    Made in the Shade as it is a shady place

    From now on I’m calling img the Shade
     
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  15. Matherly87

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    What an eye opener if you check out their story. This is no tennis academy from the 70's. From Miss Universe (fashion), to Euroleague Basketball, to investment groups, to online gaming leagues, to the MMA, and even Chinese capital partners, how many cautions do you want before you realize its all connected? This is out of control. Then imagine when they throw all this at a high school teenager looking to get around all the troubles of college before they hope to sign a pro sports contract. Ridiculous....
     
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  16. TrueGator

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    Smells like Hollywood.
     
  17. ozgatorfan

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    They are connected somehow to the gator athletic department. They sponsor the Dan Mullen show and the floridagators.com site. Sounds like a conflict could arise.
     
  18. Matherly87

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    They are a major sponsor and probably for other schools as well. I hope we look for another replacement soon.
     
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  19. SeabudGator

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    This only applies to criminal cases. For the kids who cheated to get into college and for civil lawsuits the burden is preponderance of the evidence. Criminal conduct is the minimum bar of behavior we as a society expect. Meeting it does not mean you are "all good" and one would hope (probably foolishly) that governing bodies (Universities, the NCAA, etc) would have a higher standard.
     
  20. Matherly87

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    Wait, did you just use the NCAA and higher standard in the same sentence? :emoji_astonished::emoji_astonished::emoji_astonished:
     
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