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04-01-2008, 11:53 PM
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Originally Posted by RabidBadger View Post
I wonder if it will change the recruiting strategy of some programs. It's nice to have the blue chip guys around for a year or two, but it's the guys like Bina, Burrish, Porter, et. al. that are the keys to long term success for a college team.
it is near impossible to predict the future though. Erik Johnson when he signed. Was not the projected #1 overall guy. So who knew? Who saw Chucko and Jake Taylor leaving early. I was shocked when Sutter and Skille left early. They had things left to learn. And maybe Wheeler a top 5 pick, might stay all 4 years. Grant Scott who is coming in next year to the gophers. Was a late projected first rounder. Now should no one leave early, he may be asked to play another year else where.

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