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Published: Monday, April 23 2012 11:00 p.m. MDT

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If you ask anyone from the islands about Norm Chow they will more than likely share a story about someone they know who was misled or intentionally lied to by "The lie'in Hawaiian." That's what he was known as out there. I know from first-hand accounts of players that he coached that he tried to talk players out of serving missions. Now blocking a player from transferring that he's never even met with, or talked to? Bottom line, Chow is always going to do what is best for Chow, which doesn't make him a bad person, just a college coach that wears out his welcome wherever he goes.

Keisels Beard
Overton, NV

I have one word for Wadsworth and his family: sue.

It's time to end this kind of tyranny. I can understand having an athlete sit out and lose a year of eligibility when he transfers in order to protect athletes and schools from constant recruiting. But to pull this with a guy who has already, voluntarily, been out of school for two years? I don't care who he is or for what reason he sat out. This is wrong.

If he really wants to play football, I think he should go to Snow or another JC for a year, then transfer to BYU. Chow will have zero say if he does that.

Surfers Paradise, AU

Coaches don't have to wait when they transfer to other schools, why should players? Can players block coaches from moving? I don't think so.

Ernest T. Bass
Bountiful, UT

Goll its so unfair. He will be awesome and make an high effort of consistant effort.

Temecula, CA

These kids get recruited by coaches. Parents and the student athlete decide based on agreements with the coaches. Hawaii made the change. This young man or any other should have a no penalty opportunity to transfer if the coach that recruited them or they identify with is given the heave ho by a school. The kids are being forced to play for someone that they don't like? Why? The coaches take off for more money, sun, fame or other stupid reasons but the kids can't change? Hawaii is bitter here just like all schools have gone though I am sure. Coach Chow is a really good coach but on this issue I disagree with his decision. I do wish him well this year. 11 wins would be a good start for him. As long as that one loss is BYU.

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