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Utah notebook: Utes have 'fresh legs' — and they'll need 'em

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  • U 90 Corona, CA
    Aug. 8, 2012 11:58 a.m.

    sammy, three days after Brian Blechen's suspension Facer wrote an article about Utah players who performed well during the first day of practice. You were the first to post on the article and wrote the following....

    sammyg
    Springville, UT

    Missing from this report was any mention of Blechen. Wonder why?

    9:41 p.m. Aug. 2, 2012

    Given your track record, it's interesting that you would call out others for making "classy" comments

  • sammyg Springville, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 11:00 p.m.

    Papa Smurf Ute

    You bet I will call out a comment of such 'classiness'. To suggest that BYU players do not participate in charitable service is a pretty lame accusation.

    As you said and I agree, it is commendable to recognize any service, never to ridicule it or make light of it.

    Calling me out on my comment when we all know you would never call out one of your own is pretty hypocritical isn't it?

  • Duckhunter Highland, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 5:56 p.m.

    @proud ute

    You guys never disappoint.

    LOL!

  • Proud Ute ,
    Aug. 7, 2012 3:53 p.m.

    Congratulations on living up to the utah "fan" reputation.

    And to you as well troll, for living down to yours.

    Glad you're giving sammy some love though, he was having some serious angst when you didn't give him the affirmation he was so frantically seeking from his mentor.

  • Duckhunter Highland, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 3:14 p.m.

    @jenny

    And I doubt you "have ever done anything like this" either now have you?

    Congratulations on living up to the utah "fan" reputation.

  • Papa Smurf UTE Herriman, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 12:36 p.m.

    Sammy,

    While Jenny was wrong to make a comment about Y players not doing anything, for Sammy to call someones comments classy is very hypocritical. Pot, meet kettle.

    Anyone that does anything for a cood cause should be commended. If it be a UTE or a Coug. I am sure that there are plenty of players on both sides of the fence that do nice things for others and for a good cause.

  • Classless Ute Fan Magna, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 3:09 a.m.

    Actually, Wynn donating his hair to locks of love is not new news... the story came out last year when he was sporting long hair. What is news is that he actually completed his "project". It is nice to read about people helping others.

    Jenny,
    I don't think that they can. I believe it is against the honor code to grow your hair out that long.

  • sammyg Springville, UT
    Aug. 7, 2012 1:06 a.m.

    Jenny, are you sitting down?

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but acts of kindness are not limited to just donations of hair but you already knew that didn't you?

    And why would you care if a BYU player donated hair? Is donating hair so over the top of other 'common' acts of kindness?

    Classy comment

  • Jenny83 OGDEN, UT
    Aug. 6, 2012 11:29 p.m.

    That is really cool! Wynn is a really great guy. I've never heard of any BYU players doing anything like this.

  • Uteology East Salt Lake City, Utah
    Aug. 6, 2012 10:57 p.m.

    "Wynn had grown his hair long over the past year to make a donation to "Locks of Love" on behalf of his grandmother, who passed away in May of 2011. The nonprofit organization accepts hair donations to provide hairpieces for financially disadvantaged children who suffer from long-term medical hair loss." -- DN

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    Bravo Wynn!! What a great cause!

    BYU fans making snide comments about his "Locks of Love" last year, please stand up.