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Readers' forum: An honorable young man

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  • Rae M. Taylorsville, UT
    March 12, 2011 10:54 a.m.

    I agree with Cassidy. Fond memories mean nothing to one who has compromised his values. And high school sports provide many fond memories, at least for this sibling of a football player who signed a letter of intent to the University of Utah & was good enough to be professional..

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    March 12, 2011 10:40 a.m.

    If sports weren't so overvalued in universities today, we would not need to have this conversation.

  • Esquire Springville, UT
    March 12, 2011 6:46 a.m.

    While I appreciate the sentiment, the facts are a little distorted to validate the asserted principle. The suspension will not cause BYU to miss the NCUA tournament no matter how BYU does in the MWC tourney. Second, college life and the effort on the court will never fade away. Good or bad, it will always be part of his life and shape the young man forever. Players who leave early to pursue the dream of the pros will miss something that will stay with them forever as a source of pride and fond memories. That is something of great value that endures.