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Worth the decommit just to read that last line.

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He may have just beaten out Jordan Payton for my favorite indecisive Cal commit.

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Don't let the door hit you in the butt on your way out.

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Bye - like the Cal program needs more drama

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Maybe recommitting to us was a negotiation tactic to get more money from TCU?

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OK, that's a joke. That kid is more confused and less stable than a Jan 6 insurgent. Good luck to him in life.

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What a head case. He is perfect for Sonny.

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He's going to enter the transfer portal after camp before 2022 season starts.

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Sounds like we dodged a bullet. Whatevs.

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Ahh the joys of program success depending on the whims of 18 year old males.

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I don't think “distractions” would be something a kid would worry about. Parents? Yes.

DYKES TO PARENTS: “I lived in Berkeley, and know first hand about the drug culture there, the sex parties, getting drunk, student groups for gay people and how a great kid like your son can so easily get in trouble there. I had to get out of that place just so my children wouldn't grow up being exposed to all of that!

You send your son to me in Texas, to our CHRISTIAN University, and he'll grow up to be a fine young man.”

DYKES TO DAMONIC, privately, so the parents don't hear: “At Berkeley they actually make the football players attend classes, on top of giving out constant huge home work assignments during football season. You won't have those problems with us. And our Christian girls are just beautiful, and they love football players. We Texans know how to treat the fine young men on our team.”

Parents: “Oh thank you Coach Dykes for telling us about that sinful place. Now Damonic, you're going to TCU and that's the end of the discussion!”

Hahaha. I bet there's more than a little truth to this scenario.

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Who was that linebacker from late Tedford era that had a semi-similar commitment drama? Some folks were touting him as the best linebacker of the previous 20 years or some such nonsense. Anyway, he ended up not playing a down for anyone, as I recall.

I wish I could remember his name.

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Meh, again, it is what it is. Too much attention on this already. I'm more worried about who hasn't committed yet.

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It's early yet he could still flip a few more times before the day ends.

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It sucks but he is only 18 and parents or relatives or HS coaches are a big influence and can be a big obstacle. Sounds like he was torn and heavily influenced by someone, similar to Ott.

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Hilarious

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