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This is likely to get real messy:
Crazy. Not sure what to read into
Wow. That's a nice recruiting message.
Thats a long letter
Wow, that is one pissed off dude. I guess if that all is true I don't really blame him.
This post was edited by OakParkBadger87 17 months ago
Sounds like a kid who wants attention to me.
Science H. Logic
A 20 minute tirade in front of the team is over the line but to some extent it should be no surprise to an obviously intelligent guy that football coaching involves an element of manipulation - breaking down and building back up, etc.
Best part is how he still thinks he's the best WR on the team and that there was a conspiracy against him to not start.
Well he was the best WR on the team. He had the most receptions on the team despite missing several games...
But yes, hes nuts
I am sure after coaches read this letter, it will help him get a spot on another team.
But at least he's smart enough to acknowledge that possibility and address it in the letter. He obviously doesn't care what effect it has. That said, I'd never take him on after that.
Sounds like a spoiled brat whose mama still breast feeds him.....
Yikes. None of this necessarily surprises me about Kill. A good friend of mine from high school played for him at NIU and said similar things (he just didn't quit). I wouldn't want to play for a program like that and it's good that he acknowledged that it will be difficult for him to latch on to a new program. I wish him the best moving forward though.
Not exactly what you'd want to hear I you're a gopher commit or target
Barker should have just walked away without going to this big of an extreme. It also sounds like coach Kill has a little bit of Mike Leach in him. Demeaning and humiliating players in front of their own teammates doesn't sound like the most effective way to get them to play hard.
If people didn't know him before, he will be now known as "that guy who wrote the note".
Doesn't look good for the assistants who called him a "faggot". Some of that stuff should never come out. Could've been much more general and should have been.
Sounds like the poor little boy from Texas Tech who was put in a dark room. These guys want attention.
That situation involved two highly unlikeable people in my opinion. Craig James is an idiot blowhard that used his job with ESPN to push out Leach and Leach is demeaning bully in his own right. I know Adam Jones was a bit of an entitled crybaby, but I feel sorry for him because he had to deal with the other two in his life.
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