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Air Jordans Cost UCF Future Deal With Adidas

Discussion in 'Other Hoops Talk' started by MisterZ, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. MisterZ

    MisterZ First Round Draft Pick

    Sep 3, 2005
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    Romeo, MI
  2. Kidstealth

    Kidstealth First Round Draft Pick

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    As someone who graduated from UCF last year, frankly I don't mind it.

    MJ can be a huge donor to the school. Tell him to do a couple underwear commercials, and donate the cash to us.

    This decision was made a while back, hell months ago when we recruited him.

    It doesn't affect us all that much, in fact I'd say it is a positive. There is nothing but press for the school, and just six years ago when we were relying on JUCO players and no-star recruits, we get a solid recruiting class where Jordan is probably 3 of 4.

    Hell, look, it is even being mentioned all around the country which is just more press for us. I remember when he got recruited, and yahoo had an article with the headline, "Jordan commits...but where?!?"

    It was the last year of the deal, and if we have a good year and the press we are getting just from the Jordan thing alone, I'm sure we can get a more lucrative contract.

    Not to mention MJ on our side is a huge plus. You can't buy that kind of press/rep/pull.

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