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Published: Thursday, July 8 2010 1:30 p.m. MDT

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Big_Ben

i am amazed at the self proclaimed "classy" BYU fans responding in such droves to obvious trolls like Chris B, hedgehog, and Gifford. I feel like my message is falling on deaf ears. There is a simple solution to this problem! IGNORE THEM! No one feels "told off" when you react, so why do you do it? It only fuels the fire.........

Max-was-right

please please Chris and Hedgehog keep those posts a commin. I am almost positive that must ute fans gag over what you keep saying. please please dont let us BYU fans down.

And the more ways you can miss spell BYU only makes it worse.

Kyle loves BYU/Jazz

I actually think the 4.63 for a player Harvey's size is really good.

He is a power running back. No one is going to draft him thinking they are getting Chris Johnson. He is a great pass catcher too. I'm sure Harvey will be happy to do whatever helps the team who drafts him win.

Good luck Harvey!

PS Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.

Barack Mysocksoff

@RepresentBlue | 4:21 p.m. July 8, 2010

Admirably? Really? You admire a guy who doesn't face up to serious honor code violations until after his athletic season is over. I'd call that selfish, cowardly and dishonorable.

Glad to know that you "RepresentBlue."

hedgehog

Max-was-right ,

Got a new one ... wait for it...

Bitter Young University

sid 6.7

I am a Ute fan but I wish Harvey well. I think it was a shame he had to leave BYU and will not be able to play his seinior season. I am sure he will be drafted and become a major force in the NFL.

Best wishes and good luck Mr. Unga

Beam Me Up Scotty

God bless Harvey Unga. I look forward to seeing him play football again and to see his family succeed in every way possible.

Brother George Washington

Re: everyone who is picking on Gifford

Since you all seem to have all the answers, why don't you enlighten us on what the truth REALLY is?

Who are we to judge another when all of us walk imperfectly ourselves?

The fact is, some of you are the same ones that defended Harvey 2-3 months ago when this whole fiasco started, and claimed he would be back at BYU for his senior season, even though you all knew that Unga KNOWINGLY broke rules that would have got him kicked out of school had he not withdrawn...

Why is it that some fans give free passes to certain athletes and not others?

Is there a subliminal double standard we have in our minds towards "higher-profile" athletes?

Would this be looked at the same way were it a less-publicized sport?

I wish him well as a new husband and father, that he will be drafted and have success in the NFL that will allow him to provide for himself and his new family.

I do hope Unga has learned his lessons.

He'll need them...just as we all who sin on a daily basis do.

dakuwaqa

If he was at the U, he'd already be in school and practicing everyday. At the Y, he messed up, he knows it, and took responsibility for it by getting married to the mother of his child.

At the U, there are no "rules" against what Harvey got kicked out for.

PJ

@ Hedgehog

Bro that was weak! I remember years ago in a Logan mall shirts saying Breed 'em Young University were being sold. Anyone remember this? Anyway it was classic.

nomad1

I wish Harvey the best. He is a good kid and has talent. I wish he would have played for the U.

GO UTES!!

AZ Dave

Breed 'em Young University, Bitter Young University,
any more?

kbok

Even though he is sort of a 'tweener between NFL RB and FB I am sure some NFL team will find use for him and I wish him well, even as a Ute fan. Best wishes to his son and bride-to-be as well.

Next I have ask what kind of counsel did he get from the BYU coaches in the winter when his girlfriend was already 4 months pregnant? Not entering the NFL draft was a very expensive mistake. Did they have a plan to get around the Honor Code Office that failed? It seems so.

owlmaster2

Good story. I am happy for Unga's success to this point. I hope he becomes one of the greatest.
Congrats on the son!!!
Go UTES.

flex

Give Chris B a break!......I'm sure with his extensive experience in Madden NFL football, he more than anyone is qualified to judge athletic talent.

worf

Harvey took his medicine well and admitted he made a mistake. For a ute!!! There was no mistake because there are no morals. Somebody has to stand for principles and I guess that's why BYU is the "University of Utah". Go Cougs!!!!

3grandslams

Good luck Harvey, Cougar fans love you and are proud of the way you've handled the situation. You're always a Cougar!!

CougarOnTheProwl

Best of Luck to Harvey, I will miss seeing him play as a Cougar but I think he will do fine in the NFL.

Buster

Big_Ben | 4:35 p.m. July 8, 2010
i am amazed at the self proclaimed "classy" BYU fans responding in such droves to obvious trolls like Chris B, hedgehog, and Gifford. IGNORE THEM!
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Ben is a classy Ute.

But Ben, would it be up to Ute fans to police their own?

You guys need to put them in check for me bro, and I;ll completely back off.

Veritas Aequitas

Brother George Washington | 5:10 p.m. July 8, 2010
Re: everyone who is picking on Gifford

"The fact is, some of you are the same ones that defended Harvey 2-3 months ago when this whole fiasco started, and claimed he would be back at BYU for his senior season, even though you all knew that Unga KNOWINGLY broke rules that would have got him kicked out of school had he not withdrawn..."

I can't speak for everyone. I still defend Harvey as a fine young man. Many others thougt prudence would dictate that we wait for the full story to come out.

I wish, nothing but the brightest future for Harvey, the same way I wish nothing but the best for former Ute Running Back Damien Hunter.

May they both become the fine young men they are both capable of.

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