Rodman Going Pro

Grades were the issue. She had no choice from what I hear.
If that is the case then it explains why she de committed from her prior offer before going to WSU. It can be assumed that simply she did not have the grades to be accepted and possibly knew staying afloat academically was a burden.
 
I have 5 minutes of spare time and wanted to give my crush on this. Who cares? Meaning, who cares? Why the attack on her grades? Why tell us gossip on her? She's a woman who made the decion to play pro. My dd had the honor to ball against her as a baby goat every week. Talk about about fast on da wing. Gongrats to you Trinity and to any high school grad who wants to go pro. I do get time to read all the post. See you fellas tomorrow. Go girls and go soccer. Club, AYSO, Pro or College.
 
I have 5 minutes of spare time and wanted to give my crush on this. Who cares? Meaning, who cares? Why the attack on her grades? Why tell us gossip on her? She's a woman who made the decion to play pro. My dd had the honor to ball against her as a baby goat every week. Talk about about fast on da wing. Gongrats to you Trinity and to any high school grad who wants to go pro. I do get time to read all the post. See you fellas tomorrow. Go girls and go soccer. Club, AYSO, Pro or College.
If her academics at WSU are forcing her to leave and going to NWSL is her course of action then this is merely a discussion to understand why with background. Therefore I still think it’s a bad decision as an education is a priority.
 
If her academics at WSU are forcing her to leave and going to NWSL is her course of action then this is merely a discussion to understand why with background. Therefore I still think it’s a bad decision as an education is a priority.
Education is important, but it isn’t the only important thing.

Rodman, if she has her head on right, has a perfectly good career path as an athlete in her 20s and coach after that.
 
Education is important, but it isn’t the only important thing.

Rodman, if she has her head on right, has a perfectly good career path as an athlete in her 20s and coach after that.
When choosing a career path I think it’s invaluable. Sure, it’s not the only important thing, but what’s important is debatable and we are talking about a college student. Does she have her head on right? I wonder if that’s true. Yes, she may be a good professional and because you play doesn’t mean you can coach or want to. Most professionals do not.
 
Education is important, but it isn’t the only important thing.

Rodman, if she has her head on right, has a perfectly good career path as an athlete in her 20s and coach after that.
Agree. Sounds like education is not important to her at the moment. Why waste time and money. The opportunity cost of tuition over time is nearly a million bucks.
 
When choosing a career path I think it’s invaluable. Sure, it’s not the only important thing, but what’s important is debatable and we are talking about a college student. Does she have her head on right? I wonder if that’s true. Yes, she may be a good professional and because you play doesn’t mean you can coach or want to. Most professionals do not.
College works out great for some people. But it isn’t for everyone, nor should it be. Nothing wrong with that.

If she’s having trouble with the athlete track at WSU, are you sure 3 more years of the same will help? Sounds miserable.

Even if she finished, I know what the world would pay for a wazzoo general studies graduate with a C- average. I also know what the world would pay for a former WNT player willing to coach club or JC.

The general studies degree doesn’t add much, and is probably harder for her to acquire than the social skills needed to coach.
 

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I have 5 minutes of spare time and wanted to give my crush on this. Who cares? Meaning, who cares? Why the attack on her grades? Why tell us gossip on her? She's a woman who made the decion to play pro. My dd had the honor to ball against her as a baby goat every week. Talk about about fast on da wing. Gongrats to you Trinity and to any high school grad who wants to go pro. I do get time to read all the post. See you fellas tomorrow. Go girls and go soccer. Club, AYSO, Pro or College.
I did not attack her grades. I just told the truth. Her academic history was no secret when she was changing high schools, or was dropped from UCLA for grades. She was not getting it done at WSU and she is moving on. She is very talented. School is not for everyone. Good luck to her.
 
I did not attack her grades. I just told the truth. Her academic history was no secret when she was changing high schools, or was dropped from UCLA for grades. She was not getting it done at WSU and she is moving on. She is very talented. School is not for everyone. Good luck to her.
The truth is, she's an excellent soccer player and one of the best in the country :) So your saying if she had 4.0 she would have gone to Bruins? I dont think so 45. No soccer in Pac 12 so I'm not sure she had anything to get done except boring school.....lol just kidding :) However, you know the truth so that's that. I'm telling anyone who will listen to me. Times are changing and what you value today will be different tomorrow. Meaning, you can do whatever the heck you want because you wont be brainwashed into thinking education is the only path to greatness. It's just one way to be great.
 
see Mac’s earlier comment that D. Rodman may not have saved all that much. He is playing in TJ now. Turns 60 this year.
Maybe because he also has a shit ton of Child Support and/or Alimony payments to make as well. Both of which indirectly benefit his kids.

How much did he put into Trust Funds for his Kids?

You don’t know so don’t speculate.......
 
Rodman, 18, "This has been my dream forever, I've been playing soccer since I was 4 years old," she said in an interview shortly after being drafted, with mother Michelle celebrating by her side. Rodman was due to play as a forward for Washington State University, yet her freshman collegiate season last fall was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. She has familial ties to the university; her brother, DJ, is a sophomore on Washington State's men's basketball team. She said because of the pandemic, the timing worked out for her to turn toward her professional career. She added, "Right now I think it's the perfect time to get in there and learn and become a better player."
 
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Rodman, 18, "This has been my dream forever, I've been playing soccer since I was 4 years old," she said in an interview shortly after being drafted, with mother Michelle celebrating by her side. Rodman was due to play as a forward for Washington State University, yet her freshman collegiate season last fall was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. She has familial ties to the university; her brother, DJ, is a sophomore on Washington State's men's basketball team. She said because of the pandemic, the timing worked out for her to turn toward her professional career. She added, "Right now I think it's the perfect time to get in there and learn and become a better player."
What do you expect her to say? I was not going to be academically eligible so I had to make this decision? Keep in mind that college players who were drafted are able to play this spring for their universities and then go on to their pro teams. UCLA has three seniors doing this. You will notice that Rodman is not because she cannot.
 
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