No surprise but Groot is gone

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No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by tysteve20 » March 31st, 2020, 4:42 pm

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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by slcagg » March 31st, 2020, 4:52 pm

I thought he was a senior? Must have gotten 1 year back and is on his way.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by oleblu111 » March 31st, 2020, 4:55 pm

He is a grad transfer that had a medical red shirt. so I guess he had one more year.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by aggieguy13 » March 31st, 2020, 5:27 pm

His Senior Night dunk was a moment that will stick with me for a long time. That was awesome. Best of luck!
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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by hipsterdoofus21 » March 31st, 2020, 7:00 pm

Looks like he let everyone run with the idea that he was finishing up just so he could start that last home game. Genius. Classic Groot move.

In all seriousness the guy was a great, supportive teammate when many would have pouted. I hope he finds a good landing spot where he can play out his senior year.
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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by ThunderAggie » March 31st, 2020, 7:15 pm

I hope he goes somewhere small and absolutely tears it up and is named all conference player! That would be AWESOME!!
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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by FloridaAggie13 » March 31st, 2020, 8:19 pm

hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 7:00 pm
Looks like he let everyone run with the idea that he was finishing up just so he could start that last home game. Genius. Classic Groot move.

In all seriousness the guy was a great, supportive teammate when many would have pouted. I hope he finds a good landing spot where he can play out his senior year.
Apparently he had been planning this since high school - 'arranged' the injury to get a medical red-shirt, joined USU and endeared himself to the fans, culminating in his master plan to get a standing ovation on senior night.

Well played Mr. Groot, well played. :golfclap:
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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by WAAggie » March 31st, 2020, 9:16 pm

Best of luck. I agree, I hope he finds a team that needs him and he gets some big PT.


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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by GUS » March 31st, 2020, 9:29 pm

I remember hearing Coach Smith say that there were some issues with his visa that would prevent him from staying another year. This is different.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by Real Life Aggie » April 1st, 2020, 7:33 am

Good for Grootfam. Wish him the best!



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by aggies22 » April 1st, 2020, 8:12 am

GUS wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 9:29 pm
I remember hearing Coach Smith say that there were some issues with his visa that would prevent him from staying another year. This is different.
It was my understanding that Roche` qualified for a medical redshirt season and rather than tack on an extra year and remain the 11th guy off the bench here at Utah State, he chose to move on and use the redshirt to move on to another school where he could play more during his final season of collegiate eligibility.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by pablohoney » April 1st, 2020, 9:15 am

Good move for him. He deserves to start for a WAC or WCC type team. Best wishes to him!



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by SLB » April 1st, 2020, 11:58 am

If face Porter and Groot next season, I will cheering on for the Aggies and both of those Aggies.
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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by Real Life Aggie » April 1st, 2020, 11:59 am

SLB wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 11:58 am
If face Porter and Groot next season, I will cheering on for the Aggies and both of those Aggies.
Well said. I hope we destroy their teams as they have banner individual performances.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by treesap32 » April 1st, 2020, 12:27 pm

hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 7:00 pm
Looks like he let everyone run with the idea that he was finishing up just so he could start that last home game. Genius. Classic Groot move.

In all seriousness the guy was a great, supportive teammate when many would have pouted. I hope he finds a good landing spot where he can play out his senior year.
:golfclap: Joke was not lost on me... but... Smith doesn't buy into the start all seniors schtick and didn't start Groot on Senior night. First coach I've seen that doesn't buy into it.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by hipsterdoofus21 » April 1st, 2020, 12:45 pm

treesap32 wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 12:27 pm
hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 7:00 pm
Looks like he let everyone run with the idea that he was finishing up just so he could start that last home game. Genius. Classic Groot move.

In all seriousness the guy was a great, supportive teammate when many would have pouted. I hope he finds a good landing spot where he can play out his senior year.
:golfclap: Joke was not lost on me... but... Smith doesn't buy into the start all seniors schtick and didn't start Groot on Senior night. First coach I've seen that doesn't buy into it.
:oops: I only saw the second half of the game.



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by NVAggie » April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm

hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 12:45 pm
treesap32 wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 12:27 pm
hipsterdoofus21 wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 7:00 pm
Looks like he let everyone run with the idea that he was finishing up just so he could start that last home game. Genius. Classic Groot move.

In all seriousness the guy was a great, supportive teammate when many would have pouted. I hope he finds a good landing spot where he can play out his senior year.
:golfclap: Joke was not lost on me... but... Smith doesn't buy into the start all seniors schtick and didn't start Groot on Senior night. First coach I've seen that doesn't buy into it.
:oops: I only saw the second half of the game.
Totally busted



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by AggiePT » April 1st, 2020, 2:39 pm

When other programs start to go through Groot's film they won't have a whole lot to look at, but he made sure to give them one awesomely explosive dunk to spark their interest! Best of luck to him!



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Re: No surprise but Groot is gone

Post by hipsterdoofus21 » April 1st, 2020, 3:07 pm

AggiePT wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 2:39 pm
When other programs start to go through Groot's film they won't have a whole lot to look at, but he made sure to give them one awesomely explosive dunk to spark their interest! Best of luck to him!
Go out on a high note

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