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The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby Maillot Jaune » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:11 pm

Seems like yesterday. This is a good read on how recruiting, and careers, don't always go as expected.

http://www.sbnation.com/longform/2013/2 ... recruiting
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby Class of '78 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:38 pm

Just finished. Outstanding read, even for an old Gator. Wondered what had happend to the guy. Go figure. His body breaks down in the NFL, so what does he do? Of course, he becomes a Navy SEAL. Good stuff, Maillot.
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby Maillot Jaune » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:17 pm

I have reservations about using the Tebow name, but this guy was as hyped as hyped could be back then coming out of High School. He also was a physical guy for a QB, but unlike TT, no one seemed to think that was an issue.
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby BMF » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:35 pm

Class of '78 wrote:Just finished. Outstanding read, even for an old Gator. Wondered what had happend to the guy. Go figure. His body breaks down in the NFL, so what does he do? Of course, he becomes a Navy SEAL. Good stuff, Maillot.




Good read.....but he actually didn't become a SEAL (very close though).

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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby oxrageous » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:43 pm

'78 proved he only skimmed the article. Too bad. It was quite good.
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby AlexDaGator » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:35 pm

If my recollection is correct, the top two QB recruits in the country that year were Dan Kendra and Bobby Sabelhaus. They were neck and neck. Kendra was considered the better athlete and runner, Sabelhaus the better pure passer.

I think Brock Huard was ranked 3rd. Oh yeah, some kid named Tom Brady was in that same class.

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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby guardian » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:20 pm

That was a good read. Thanks for sharing it.
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby law98gator » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:41 pm

AlexDaGator wrote:If my recollection is correct, the top two QB recruits in the country that year were Dan Kendra and Bobby Sabelhaus.

Yeah, there have been a surprisingly large number of "top QBs" that were flops.
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby Class of '78 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:42 pm

oxrageous wrote:'78 proved he only skimmed the article. Too bad. It was quite good.


What article? :idontknow:
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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby law98gator » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:48 pm

Yeah, he quit BUDS so he never became a SEAL.
ufgator812. wrote:Fvck Richt, Herschel, Will Muschamp, Larry Munson, Lindsey Scott (fvck him twice), Vince Dooley ... Yes, Fvck them all.

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Re: The Legend of Dan Kendra

Postby Swamp82 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:51 pm

Didn't know he had a legend???
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