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I'm still bothered by the Nichols situation, especially after reading that quote. His heart being in Knoxville was the impression I got all along and I think it's pretty obvious that Nichols didn't have anymore say in where he went than his mom and dad did. That's not how I was raised and it won't be how my kids are raised. I always turn to my parents for advice before making any big decision but in the end it is always MY decision and I'll never be convinced that this was Austin's decision alone. I wish him nothing but the best as an individual player but as I always feel about Memphis, I hope they fall flat on their faces.
Great to hear that the 2013 commitments seem to be fairly solid. Good job by staff of promoting the school and not the staff.
So his dad is a huge UT fan. Nichols heart was supposedly with UT. And people are now saying that even his parents didn't have a say in where he went?!? So what is believed to have happened, exactly? Who is thought to have gotten in his ear? I thought his dad came out and said that they sat down and did like a 50 page document and Memphis came out on top.
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Sounds to me from the anonymous quote section that a lot of what players were saying in public interviews wasn't just saying what they needed to -- they really expected this season would be very different from the previous two. Also surprising for me that they can't see some kind of underlying reasons for the losses (other than diplomatically avoiding saying anything about the defense).
Wes, honestly this was one VIP room topic I never wanted to have to read. Still another great VIP. I appreciate the great job you and Ryan do everyday. Till I hear it from one of y'all I usually discount it.
BUTCH IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. GO VOLS!
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