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Old 05-16-2018, 03:46 PM
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The Belk Situation. Doesn't smell right
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Old 05-16-2018, 03:58 PM
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Probably time for some TCI detective work.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:00 PM
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The Belk Situation. Doesn't smell right
Thinking impermissible contact? Thought it weird one of the tweets said no South Carolina hasn't contacted him. Or we thinking grades or in trouble? If he just wanted to go just to go then no way you can give him unconditional release can you? And especially to those in the mid state.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:16 PM
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The Belk Situation. Doesn't smell right
The fact an attorney is involved is puzzling.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:16 PM
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Had an attorney draw up the letter too...wtf.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:42 PM
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The fact an attorney is involved is puzzling.
This is what has me concerned for sure
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Old 05-16-2018, 05:33 PM
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The fact an attorney is involved is puzzling.
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Old 05-16-2018, 05:55 PM
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This doesnít have anything to do with the Fuller/Johnson robbery does it? The other player/victimís name was never released.
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:13 PM
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When I saw the letter from the attorney, for some reason my keen senses smelt a rat. Can't understand how an attorney would be involved. Always thought a transfer of this nature was strictly between the player and the coach.
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Old 05-16-2018, 08:20 PM
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See I'm not the only one that had this reaction.

Sure you read Will's update earlier. The more I head today the more I thought this didn't smell right.

I need to be careful what I say on the boards publically but as you can probably read into Will's report there was some pressure in my opinion on this situation for Clemson.

It was very unusual for the lawyer to be the one that released this today.

There is more to this situation than what has been reported today. We will continue to work this one. I'm not sure what we will be able to release, but I'm very suspicious of several things related to this situation.
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Old 05-16-2018, 09:07 PM
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I hate to say it but this won't be the last player sc trys to get to transfer and we know who it is...they tried after he commited to sway him at the last minute.
I like the way our coaches do business but I hope they're tired of getting sand kicked in there face.
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Old 05-16-2018, 09:40 PM
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The Belk Situation. Doesn't smell right
It's called tampering.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:19 PM
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See I'm not the only one that had this reaction.

Sure you read Will's update earlier. The more I head today the more I thought this didn't smell right.

I need to be careful what I say on the boards publically but as you can probably read into Will's report there was some pressure in my opinion on this situation for Clemson.

It was very unusual for the lawyer to be the one that released this today.

There is more to this situation than what has been reported today. We will continue to work this one. I'm not sure what we will be able to release, but I'm very suspicious of several things related to this situation.
A friend who is an Alum and gives a ton of money to Clemson every year told me that Belk had tried to quit 2-3 times during the spring and was either talked out of it or changed his mind. When he decided he wanted out this time he got a lawyer who was the one that called Dabo and basically told Dabo that if Belk wasn't given a release and an unconditional one at that, that he would make sure it didn't look good for Dabo and Clemson.

He also said that Belk started communication with a certain SC defensive coach as far back as February.
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Old 05-17-2018, 12:39 AM
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I can tell you unconditional release or not if they can prove of improper contact from South Carolina I would turn them in in a heartbeat if I am Dabo. Hopefully more comes out and if they were actively recruiting him off Clemson's team no way I don't let it come out. If it is true Clemson was held hostage no way I let it slide if I'm Dabo. I know its a slippery situation and you don't want to throw the kid under the bus for recruiting purposes only but regarding SC no way I don't do something about it. Hopefully Belk's family is okay but on the other hand if he has tried to quit numerous times then I have a feeling he may have never turned out to be who we all wanted him to be.
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Old 05-17-2018, 07:14 AM
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Don't like the way Clemson handled this situation. They should not have given an unconditional release.
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