BRANDON MCILWAIN TRANSFERRING

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  1. GarnetCocky1

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    Dang, that sux.
     
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    I thought this might happen. Bentleys got the QB job and he hasn't been playing much baseball neither.
     
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    Good luck in your next step.
     
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    Thank you for all your hard work Brandon. Good luck on where you land next.
     
  6. jeff2001

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    The backup QBs better get a lot of work in this spring.
     
  7. ken in sacramento

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    Hate to see him go! Great kid- wish him nothing but the best.
     
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    More bad news! It never ends!
     
  9. cockofthegoat

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    Who will now back up JB?
     
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    Scarnecchia
     
  11. HI Cock

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    WELCOME DAKEREON JOYNER!

    Hey it's worth a shot.
     
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    I wish it worked out her for McIlwain. He will be successful where ever he ends up.
     
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    Its all Holbrooks fault, should be playing Brandon!
     
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    Good luck to you Brandon. We know you will land on your feet.
     
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    That's a shame... I thought we would see him playing more in baseball than football.
     
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    Im sure his mother gave him a push in this direction.
     
  17. heavycock

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    Why does God keep telling all these kids to transfer, man!?!?
     
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    Good luck to Brandon. Seems like a really good kid.
     
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    Will he finish out classes this spring semester, or has he dropped out of school?
     
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    No doubt.
     
  21. pepsicock

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    The best of luck to him .
     
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    He'd be foolish to drop out, since his schooling this semester is already paid for, but I don't know his decision.
     
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    Not surprising and I don't blame him . He will start and produce where ever he ends up . Say what you want about his in game production ; we put him in a terrible position with all the injuries at skill positions and he played hard every game and handled the Jake situation like a true pro . Would not be surprised if he goes somewhere else and develops into a fantastic QB . Sucks to see him go , if Jake goes down we are screwed . However, hard to ask a kid with his talent and ability ride the pine his entire career . Great Kid who has shown nothing but class since he's been here . Hope he goes somewhere else and kills it .
     
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    I think baseball is where he will make his mark, and where he will be drafted again and where he will get his future earnings, I'm really disappointed he was not in the lineup given some of our offensive difficulties and the positive MLB scouting reports seemed like a no brainer let him play and develop and get better and better at baseball.

    He has to make some strides as a college QB, not having the WR's and our line did not help matters, but he is not a finished product as a QB.
     
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    Best of luck to this young man!
     
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    It's a shock for a lot of these young men. They dominated in High School in dual sports and suddenly in College it's a different ballgame. Some adapt put in work and get better. Some are convinced it's the Schools or coaches fault. Unfortunately it usually ends up being they weren't that good to start with and spend 4 years trying to capture the alpha dog status they had in High School at different places with the same results.
     
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    Yeah, I kind wish we didn't go "all in" on Jake at the end of the season. It didn't translate into wins against Florida, Clemson or USF. In retrospect, it may have been better to make it more of a competition. Jake was never a threat to transfer for obvious reasons. Had it been more of a competition perhaps BMac would have stuck around.

    Oh well. Water under the bridge now, I guess. Wish him the best of luck. He's an impressive young man.
     
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    Life as a gamecock. U got to find ways to get athletes like him on the field to keep them on campus
     
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    Huh?
    You play to win the game.. you play your best QB
     
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    Agree some what but clemson has qb's lined up riding pine too.
     
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    I wish you the best, Brandon. You will always be a Gamecock.
     
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    We really messed up not getting a qb in this class. Yes I know we signed Urich but most close to his game feel he may end up a tight end before all is said and done
     
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    Yep...somehow they keep them stacked like cordwood.
     
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    Really? With our history you had to know he don't like us
     
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    I don't think the coaches are sweating over this transfer. SC will be fine
     
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    His message was very classy - wish him the best
     
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    Maybe there's something to all of Dabo's rhetoric... he WAS in town yesterday.
     
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    Haha. It seems that God is always telling the Clemson players to come back for their senior year, at least according to Rev. Dabo.

    Seriously, I wish him the best. This isn't exactly surprising. I hope he is sincere in seeking God's will for his life. I know in my life he has closed some doors for me that left me devastated at the time. But in each case, other doors opened soon thereafter that were better opportunities than anything I could have planned for myself.
     
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    I wish this young man nothing but the best. He was and is a class act and he will find success wherever he lands.
     
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    Naw
    Just generous boosters. Wish we had more
     

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