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AncientHoo

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Re: I hate losing these young talented players like this.


We have baseball players good enough to get drafted and leave. It seems they don't do this unless they are high draft round guys who would be offered a lot to leave. I'm not getting this soccer thing. If I kid didn't make All-ACC and All-America, I'm guessing it is not the case the money is very compelling to leave. Can't these players just develop in college until they are ready and have the leverage to make a bigger splash? Or if the college game can't provide that, why would they go to college at all? Soccer is in an odd place.

(In response to this post by Hoos in da house)

Posted: 12/27/2015 at 11:07AM



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