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Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:58 am

ST_Lawson wrote:Just FYI, official signing day updates are being posted over in the National Signing Day thread: http://www.leathernecknation.net/forum/ ... f=12&t=848

We're down to probably 3 players that were supposed to be committing that haven't sent in their NLI's yet (outside of ones we haven't heard of at all and/or walk-ons).
Clint Ratkovich, QB/MLB from Crete, IL
Raymond Sullivan, DE/OLB from Lincolnshire, IL
and an unknown player from eastern Ohio

Also, Lance Lenoir's brother Landon did sign with Southern Illinois. I hope he does well there (just not when they're playing against us).
Ratkovich is listed now.
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Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:01 am

ibleedpurpleandgold wrote:
ST_Lawson wrote:Just FYI, official signing day updates are being posted over in the National Signing Day thread: http://www.leathernecknation.net/forum/ ... f=12&t=848

We're down to probably 3 players that were supposed to be committing that haven't sent in their NLI's yet (outside of ones we haven't heard of at all and/or walk-ons).
Clint Ratkovich, QB/MLB from Crete, IL
Raymond Sullivan, DE/OLB from Lincolnshire, IL
and an unknown player from eastern Ohio

Also, Lance Lenoir's brother Landon did sign with Southern Illinois. I hope he does well there (just not when they're playing against us).
Ratkovich is listed now.
Good to know. Haven't seen it come through twitter yet, but if he's on the list on the athletics website, then I'm sure the NLI has come in.
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Wed Feb 03, 2016 12:47 pm

I could really go for a giant cookie....wonder if Coach Fisher might have a spot for an older walk-on 3rd string RB?

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Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:36 pm

This kid has mad beard skills...

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Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:47 pm

Great article about Kyle Sanft and his decision to stick with Western: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/e ... story.html

Apparently there's some issues accessing that link (asking some people for $). Here's a pdf of the article: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/128 ... r-News.pdf
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Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:18 pm

ST_Lawson wrote:Here's the tweet embedded:
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Derek Gibson
6'4" 310lb
O-Lineman from Highland, KS
For some reason, Gibson is no longer listed on the roster. Since he transferred in at the start of this semester with the intent to play in the fall, he wasn't actually in any games. I wonder if it looked like he wasn't going to end up getting much/any playing time or things just weren't working out during spring practices. His twitter page doesn't really say anything, so I don't really know.
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Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:29 am

Saw this one come through the twitters...

Tyler Mahnke, WR/SS, Beaver Dam (WI) HS
http://www.hudl.com/athlete/2787224/tyler-mahnke

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Sun May 01, 2016 12:45 pm

Years ago back in the 1970s, there was a sign posted as you entered Beaver Dam that read:

Welcome to Beaver Dam! Home of 10,000 Happy Beavers

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BobLovely wrote:Years ago back in the 1970s, there was a sign posted as you entered Beaver Dam that read:

Welcome to Beaver Dam! Home of 10,000 Happy Beavers

Bob :lol:
Would that be the city of Beaver Dam or the Town of Beaver Dam? One is located within the other. l will let you do the research. ;)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver_Dam,_Wisconsin
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Sun May 08, 2016 1:28 pm

Leathernecks just got better this morning offensively! We got Tight End- Tony Harper a 6'4 250 transfer from Pitt that has 2 years of eligibility left!! This kid has tons of talent and will make an immediate impact for our new offense!

Coach Fisher and his staff using their connections!!

Great day to be Leatherneck!!!

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