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Penn State Football: DE recruit Webb decommits from Penn State [Others to follow?]
Centre Daily (State College, PA) ^ | July 21, 2012 | Travis Johnson

Posted on 07/22/2012 6:41:08 PM PDT by Colofornian

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class lost one of its commitments on Saturday.

New Jersey defensive lineman Greg Webb withdrew his oral pledge to attend Penn State in favor of North Carolina.

UNC recruiting sites reported Friday that Webb had reopened his recruiting and planned to visit the Tar Heels’ Chapel Hill campus on Saturday.

Webb — a 6-foot-1, 295-pound defensive tackle at Timber Creek High School in Sicklerville, N.J. — indeed visited UNC and committed when his high school teammate Dajuan Drennon also committed to the Tar Heels.

A four-star recruit by Rivals.com standards, Webb was one of three defensive line recruits in the 2013 Penn State class.

His change of heart leaves the Nittany Lions with defensive ends Garrett Sickels and Curtis Cothran, four- and three-star recruits, respectively.

Webb had visited Penn State in March before committing to the Nittany Lions on April 5.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: athletics; chat; childrape; collegefootball; decommits; nevermind; nittanylions; paterno; pedstate; pennstate; psu; recruiting; sandusky; sports
From the article: UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s 2013 recruiting class lost one of its commitments on Saturday.

Good news. Good example. Other recruits should follow in the de-commitment process.

1 posted on 07/22/2012 6:41:19 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: All

(Now we’ll see which Penn State fans have the moral courage to start “de-committing” on their season tickets...and begin making a statement that deifiying sports and personality cults and public-relations-at-all-expense have risen to the idolatry stage...and some distancing/separation needs to begin)


2 posted on 07/22/2012 6:44:07 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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To: Colofornian

The State Penn needs to fire former preezzzy Spanier.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 6:49:52 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Colofornian

decomm$t.


4 posted on 07/22/2012 6:51:23 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (If Bill Ayers had a son, he'd look like James Holmes.)
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To: Paladin2

“Michael Mann, a professor in Penn State’s meteorology department and director of the university’s Earth Systems Science Center, claims that Ball defamed him when he said that Mann “should be in the State Pen, not Penn State,” for his alleged role in the so-called climate gate email tussle. “


5 posted on 07/22/2012 6:51:37 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Colofornian

6 posted on 07/22/2012 6:57:38 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Colofornian

Wow so he switched from PSU and all their problems to the biggest purveyors of academic fraud in the NCAA....


7 posted on 07/22/2012 7:04:39 PM PDT by statered ("And you know what I mean.")
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To: Colofornian

Haven’t read the article yet, but it occurred to me that other victims of this scandal are players who applied to Penn, and got football scholarships. There ain’t gonna be no football there for a while. Sure,,,, they can apply to other colleges, but it’s almost August, those scholarships are already filled out. They should be able to apply to other schools, and,,,,, PENN STATE SHOULD PAY FOR THEIR FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIPS!


8 posted on 07/22/2012 7:17:53 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Colofornian

“6-foot-1,295-pound defensive tackle”

That’s a big boy.


9 posted on 07/22/2012 7:23:40 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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10 posted on 07/22/2012 7:25:00 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Colofornian

Like rats deserting a sinking ship except I don’t really think of them as rats.

Survivors is more like it.


11 posted on 07/22/2012 7:36:24 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: Colofornian

It is a shame to see what is happening at PSU. Never a big fan but certainly respectful of the athletes that played there. Paterno is no longer a respected name and this should be quite a wake-up to all NCAA programs nationwide.


12 posted on 07/22/2012 7:43:37 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

“Haven’t read the article yet, but it occurred to me that other victims of this scandal are players who applied to Penn, and got football scholarships. There ain’t gonna be no football there for a while. Sure,,,, they can apply to other colleges, but it’s almost August, those scholarships are already filled out. They should be able to apply to other schools, and,,,,, PENN STATE SHOULD PAY FOR THEIR FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIPS!

Better still, they should all be calling Wyotech to see if they could get in there where there “ real, long-term talents” could be put to use! Let’s put and end to taxpayer-subsitized “training” for football players for the NFL! They have the money, they need to open their own training facilities for these high school dropouts who take up space that should be going to kids with an intellect, not a big neck!


13 posted on 07/22/2012 7:49:20 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Colofornian
Re: From Joe Paterno statue taken down: "The Paterno family issued a statement only hours later saying the statue's removal "does not serve the victims of Jerry Sandusky's horrible crimes or help heal the Penn State community."

Well, PAPA Joe's cover up of Jerry Sandusky's actions allowed additional young boys to be served up to Jerry's sexual abuse... so chew on that, Paterno family--

14 posted on 07/22/2012 7:50:50 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: vette6387

I doubt they will get the death penalty but something bad anyway.

I would sort of like to see them have all scholarships taken away and all players allowed to transfer. Make them a division III school for 5 years.


15 posted on 07/22/2012 7:56:54 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: yarddog

After the likes of Temple beats them by 50+ points, they’ll wish for the Death Penalty.


16 posted on 07/22/2012 7:58:26 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
If Webb's going to UNC, they should be paying him to get his degree. Oh wait, they probably will be*.

*See: Hakeem Nicks, Marvin Austin, Robert Quinn, Michael McAdoo, etc, etc.
17 posted on 07/22/2012 8:07:06 PM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: statered
Not even a distant second.
Number one is Indiana State.

I suppose you could put forth a lame attempt to claim someplace else is as bad as the Kinsey Institute at Indiana State, but you know in your heart that on a Sandusky related thread any attempt would not only fail miserably, it would draw lots of bad puns.

18 posted on 07/22/2012 8:09:08 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: MrEdd; statered
Not even a distant second. Number one is Indiana State.

To be fair, I believe statered was referring to UNC as the biggest purveyors of academic fraud in the country. And they are. By FAR.
19 posted on 07/22/2012 8:14:47 PM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: Colofornian

He committed in April, way after all this stuff came out.


20 posted on 07/22/2012 8:20:00 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MrEdd
IIRC, that's Indiana University in Bloomington, not Indiana State University in Terre Haute.
21 posted on 07/22/2012 8:31:18 PM PDT by HonkyTonkMan
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To: dfwgator
After the likes of Temple beats them by 50+ points, they'll wish for the Death Penalty

Even as the scandal was breaking, Penn State's offense was ranked 11th in the Big 10...plus this yr they have no returning starters in the secondary...no returning starters at offensive guards or offensive tackles

22 posted on 07/22/2012 8:32:13 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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To: dfwgator
After the likes of Temple beats them by 50+ points, they'll wish for the Death Penalty

Even as the scandal was breaking, Penn State's offense was ranked 11th in the Big 10...plus this yr they have no returning starters in the secondary...no returning starters at offensive guards or offensive tackles

23 posted on 07/22/2012 8:32:37 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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To: Renderofveils
I know the context. And contrary to your assertion, though much of all sexual research worldwide has been put out by the Kinsey institute for over half a century, most of the crap.they put out is as much manufactured.deviance as the work of Kinsey himself.

That you would even try to raise other academic frauds of comparative recency and short duration on the same level only shows that you are entirely unaware of the scope of Albert Kinsey's perversion peddled as science.

The AGW crowd likely copied methodology from Kinsey.

24 posted on 07/22/2012 8:33:38 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: nickcarraway

Conscience can work its work over 14 to 15 weeks


25 posted on 07/22/2012 8:35:01 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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26 posted on 07/22/2012 8:42:55 PM PDT by randita (Either the politicians fix our fiscal insanity, or the markets will.)
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To: statered

“Wow so he switched from PSU and all their problems to the biggest purveyors of academic fraud in the NCAA....”

By any chance, are you a “Dook” fan?


27 posted on 07/22/2012 8:44:56 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Colofornian
I think its very sad what has happened and what is going to probably happen to the mighty Penn state football tradition....

many great players and men from that program...all destroyed by the selfishness and arrongance of Sandusky and those who sought to give him a wink and a nod and to cover it up...and I'm not at all totally believing that Paterno had much of a role...

no one seriously believes that other universities aren't engaging in similar practices?....football is a god to so many out there ...

28 posted on 07/22/2012 8:57:07 PM PDT by cherry (/)
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To: Colofornian

Are the college football players at Penn State evil?


29 posted on 07/22/2012 9:31:00 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MrEdd

The Kinsey Institute is at Indiana UNIVERSITY, not Indiana STATE.


30 posted on 07/22/2012 9:31:34 PM PDT by SendShaqtoIraq
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To: cherry
no one seriously believes that other universities aren't engaging in similar practices?

What? Repeatedly covering up ex-coaches raping boys in public places on campus?

31 posted on 07/22/2012 10:02:58 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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wow - there are way too many dumb-arse comments about this PSU nightmare - but assuming it’s commonplace to have child rapist-enabling football coaches - that take the Moron Cake.


32 posted on 07/22/2012 10:09:14 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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Are the college football players at Penn State evil?

Well, the Bible says ALL have fallen short of the glory of God (Book of Romans)

But "evil" in the way you mean it ???

The bottom-line here is that, yes, there IS such a thing as "corporate guilt."

Jesus condemned entire communities ( 13 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes. 14 But it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you. 15 And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted to the heavens? No, you will go down to Hades." -- Luke 10:13-15)

The "you" there is plural. When community leaders intentionally cover up repeated child-rape, they abuse their authority and become accomplices to the rapist. And when people "in the know" -- those closest to those who covered up -- joined in the cover-up...from the janitors on up to assistant coaches to whoever "happened to find out" along the way...then the conspiracy of silence got to be fairly extensive.

Even three trustees on the Penn State board knew at least enough of the early investigations and early grand jury focus...and yet kept other trustees in the dark.

Happy Valley set up internal systems with ZERO built-in accountability PLUS suffered an epic failure of ANY whistleblowers coming forth.

My conclusion? "'Happy' Valley is exactly the same kind of euphemism that the homosexual community uses when they distorted the word 'gay'"

33 posted on 07/22/2012 10:12:50 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; cherry
wow - there are way too many dumb-arse comments about this PSU nightmare - but assuming it’s commonplace to have child rapist-enabling football coaches - that take the Moron Cake.

Agreed (With a "cherry" on top of that "Moron Cake")

34 posted on 07/22/2012 10:14:47 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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To: cherry
I'm not at all totally believing that Paterno had much of a role...

You know, sometimes sins of omission can be worse than sins of commission.

You see, with sins of omission -- where you become an unwitting accomplice to year-in-year-out (possibly month-in-month-out or week-in-week-out) rapist -- those sins of silence keep ticking...

...Every second you don't speak out leads to a minute...
...every minute you don't speak out leads to an hour...
...every hour you don't speak out leads to a day...
...every day you don't speak out leads to a week...
...every week you don't speak out leads to a month...
...every month you don't speak out leads to a year...
...every year you don't speak out leads to a decade...

More than a decade of that clock ticking...tick-tock, tock-tick...Silence accumulated...And always fearful the whole false Penn State Lincoln log (or Jenga to use a more modern game) show carefully constructed log by log, block by block, won't come tumblin' down.

The whole bunch of Penn State people "in the know" are rapists by collusion...by a conspiracy of silence...lock 'em ALL up and let 'em out when it becomes too expensive for the state to continue to pay (i.e. frail health) for their lengthy "babysitting" arrangements.

And anybody linked with Penn State deserves to absorb the corporate reputations its leaders have constructed for it, block by block.

35 posted on 07/22/2012 10:24:39 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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Greg Webb, if you’re reading this, please contact Coach Jerry Kill at the University of Minnesota!

The U of M is slowly trying to rebuild their program. if you’re as good as your ratings indicate, you’ll likely start right away. No sitting on the bench for you! You’ll move right to the front of the line!

C’mon, give Coach Kill a call!


36 posted on 07/23/2012 3:57:16 PM PDT by MplsSteve (General Mills is pro-gay marriage! Boycott their products!)
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To: BwanaNdege

No I am not. You sure aren’t from around these part I can tell :-)


37 posted on 07/23/2012 7:50:34 PM PDT by statered ("And you know what I mean.")
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To: statered

Sorry, “StateRed”. Just to take a WILD guess, would you by any chance be one of those Wolf Pack type critters from NCSU?

I didn’t read your name when I posted. My eldest daughter went to & works at UNC-Chapel Hill, so in our family, the only rivalry is with Dook.

Sorry for the insult. Y’all are the folks that make the things in life WORK that the liberal arts types really, really need.

BTW, “You sure aren’t from around these part I can tell :-)” is pronounced “You-uns ain’t from ‘round hir” this far west in NC. ;-) Just for the record, I am neither a half-back, a snowbird nor a Floridiot. I will confess to being a transplanted Georgia Cracker.

Semper Fi


38 posted on 07/23/2012 10:35:13 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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